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A Somali-American teenager from Inver Grove Heights pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to conspiring to join terrorists fighting in...
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed for bankruptcy following a wave of clergy sex abuse lawsuits that it says it cannot pay for. The move freezes the lawsuits while allowing the archdiocese to develop a reorganization plan. The archdiocese faces more than 20 lawsuits from people who say they were sexually abused by priests. More than 100 other lawsuits are pending. Archbishop John Nienstedt has repeatedly said he will not resign, despite calls for him to step down.
Minnesota has civilly committed 554 men and one woman to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), designed to treat paroled sex offenders until they are no longer dangerous. The 2003 killing of Dru Sjodin triggered a surge of commitments. But the system's spiraling cost and lack of measurable success are causing growing unease.
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Study could take up to a year and will look at potential threats to groundwater
Minnesota Sands makes $130K payment to fund environmental impact statement.