Father who abandoned son still wants reunion
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son last summer has again asked to be reunited with the boy.
Sixty-year-old Steven Cross of Lakeville renewed his request Wednesday during a child-protection hearing.
But the judge says a court-appointed doctor says Cross "lacks empathy" for the boy. The doctor recommended against a reunion right now.
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