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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

Sex crime victim from ‘maidens’ cult files lawsuit targeting River Road Fellowship elders who relocated to Spokane

After a decade of sexual abuse at the hands a religious cult leader, Lindsay Tornambe hopped an eastbound train out of Spokane in 2010 and fled her life as a …

Minnesota sect leader admits sexually assaulting two girls in ‘Maidens Group’

The leader of an isolated religious sect in Minnesota with ties to Spokane pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexually assaulting two teenage girls who were members of his community.

Sex abuse suspect with Spokane ties arrested in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian authorities said Saturday they arrested a self-professed minister with ties to Spokane who is accused of molesting two girls in a “Maidens Group” at his …

Cultist accused of child molestation spotted on West Side

A former minister facing 59 counts of sexual misconduct against children was spotted by a witness in western Washington on Wednesday.

Dozens of tips pour in from across the country on manhunt

Officers in Minnesota and Washington are chasing down dozens of leads in their search for Victor A. Barnard – a minister charged with sexually assaulting girls he called his “maidens” …

Search for fugitive Minnesota camp leader again turns to Spokane

Minnesota investigators left Spokane empty-handed in 2012 after hoping to nab a self-proclaimed minister accused of sexually assaulting girls and young women at a secluded camp north of Minneapolis. Their …

UPDATED: Tue., April 15, 2014

Minnesota cult leader may be in Spokane

Minnesota cult leader may be hiding out in Spokane