Father to dispute claim he abandoned son
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota father plans to dispute allegations that he abandoned his 11-year-old son.
Sixty-year-old Steven Cross of Lakeville appeared Monday in Dakota County court on a gross misdemeanor of child neglect. Chief Judge Edward Lynch scheduled a hearing for Jan. 4.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (http://bit.ly/pMQa6a ) if the case isn't resolved, Cross will go to trial Jan. 23.
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