On a 30-degree day two years ago, teenage sisters Gianna and Samantha Rucki ran away from their Lakeville home. They've been missing ever since.
Updated: April 18, 2015, - 10:59 AM
Ruling ends two-year legal battle between agency, Star Tribune.
Updated: April 08, 2015, - 10:55 PM
Family Alternatives appealed decision, despite rape of girl, 12.
Updated: March 30, 2015, - 10:38 PM
Records show that too many abused foster children in Minnesota are returned to their parents too quickly, suffer more maltreatment and end up back in foster care.
Updated: March 29, 2015, - 07:32 PM
The state Department of Human Services has revoked the license of the foster home where 6-year-old Kendrea Johnson died last December, as well as the license of the agency that placed the girl in the home.
Updated: March 27, 2015, - 09:33 PM
In wake of high-profile case, task force backs major changes to child protection system.
Updated: March 24, 2015, - 10:56 AM
Audit found that Nursing Board takes an average of 200 days to suspend nurses, putting patients at risk.
Updated: March 19, 2015, - 10:05 PM
In a sweeping reversal, Minnesota child protection workers can now review previous child abuse reports when considering how to respond to a new one. Minnesota was likely the only state in the country that barred intake workers from reviewing past cases.
Updated: March 18, 2015, - 02:29 PM
Dayton’s child-abuse task force recommends changing the way high-risk cases are handled.
Updated: March 13, 2015, - 09:10 PM