The ruling deals a blow to the Attorney General Lori Swanson's efforts to portray a convicted serial rapist, Thomas Duvall, as dishonest and manipulative.
Updated: August 29, 2014, - 12:19 AM
A federal trial that could determine the constitutionality of Minnesota’s sex offender program is set for early February.
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 11:37 PM
Reports of maltreatment in nursing homes nearly tripled from 2010 to 2013.
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:10 AM
Many PCAs say they feel overwhelmed and unqualified as they struggle to help patients with serious illnesses and disabilities. In Minnesota, more than 100,000 care assistants serve some 36,000 vulnerable patients,
Updated: August 17, 2014, - 06:58 AM
In denying motion, court raised concerns about a systemic failure in Minnesota’s treatment of sex offenders after prison time.
Updated: August 11, 2014, - 09:56 PM
The governor's order seeks to reverse an alarming decline in the state’s hiring of disabled people.
Updated: August 07, 2014, - 12:19 PM
An ambitious effort to intensify criminal background checks for tens of thousands of Minnesota caregivers will roll out this month as state officials respond to reports that people with criminal histories were caring for the elderly and other vulnerable populations.
Updated: July 19, 2014, - 09:24 AM
Fingerprints and computer checks would bolster a “flawed” system of background checks.
Updated: July 18, 2014, - 11:07 PM
Local authorities and companies across Minnesota are testing ways to transport mental health patients without stigma of flashing lights.
Updated: July 16, 2014, - 10:02 PM