Monday Mar 3
Inside The Razor Wire, Part 1: Tour Of MN Sex Offender Program
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program is "clearly broken" and in need of repair. That's according to a federal judge who ruled this month on a class action lawsuit, brought against the state, by clients of the program.
Inmate walks out of Minnesota's fenceless, minimum-security...
Around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, convicted counterfeiter/fraudster Richard O'Reilly became the first inmate to stroll out of the Department of Corrections' Challenge Incarceration Program since August 2005.
Hennepin County prosecutor in rape appeal removed over taunting e-mail
Attorney is on a medical leave and will not argue case to release serial offender Thomas Duvall from disputed treatment program.
Talking Points: Legality Of MN's Sex Offender Program
A ruling late last week says the legislature needs to act to fix a draconian system that Minnesota uses to lock up more than 700 sexually dangerous offenders.
Ruling may help unlock the door for committed sex offenders
In last week's highly anticipated ruling, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank called Minnesota's sex-offender commitment process "draconian" and in need of reform.
Judge refuses to throw out MN sex offender lawsuit
A federal judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of Minnesota's Civil Commitment program for sex offenders.
Judge orders reforms of Minn. 'draconian' sex-offender program
A federal judge has called on the Legislature to take immediate action to fix Minnesota's "draconian" sex-offender treatment program, but stopped short of ruling the system unconstitutional.
Dispute over release of rapist stirs feud between prosecutors
A dispute over the proposed release of a violent serial rapist has erupted into a rare and incendiary feud between two public prosecutors at the heart of the case.