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April 2, 2013
Jury picked for Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A jury has been selected for the trial of the father accused of killing his three young children in their River Falls home last summer, and opening arguments are set to begin this morning. Nine women and six men will decide if 35-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen was mentally...
April 2, 2013 - 9:55am
March 20, 2013
Guilty verdicts come down on Native American gang
MINNEAPOLIS - Prosecutors say a violent American Indian gang in the Upper Midwest has become weaker, after three of its members were convicted of numerous crimes. But Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Winter says authorities still have a lot of work to do - and he's certain that the...
March 20, 2013 - 9:08pm
March 3, 2013
River Falls man sentenced for shooting his friend
RIVER FALLS - A 27-year old River Falls man, who says he had no intention of shooting his friend, will spend the next three years in prison. Anthony P. Velure pleaded no contest to the felony charge of homicide by use of a dangerous weapon. He was formally found guilty last November,...
March 3, 2013 - 12:46pm
March 1, 2013
March 1, 2013: Velure sentenced to prison for shooting friend
A 27-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting another young man in a River Falls apartment nearly two years ago was sentenced this morning...
March 1, 2013 - 2:44pm
Attorneys spar over Schaffhausen motions
The defense and prosecution waded through a litany of motions in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder case in St. Croix County Circuit Court Friday...
March 1, 2013 - 2:42pm
Judge to allow cameras in the courtroom of Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A Saint Croix County judge has ruled that cameras will be allowed in the courtroom for the trial of Aaron Schaffhausen, accused of killing his three daughters last July in River Falls. Schaffhausen is in court today as prosecutors prepare for trial in April. He's charged...
March 1, 2013 - 1:02pm
February 22, 2013
Minnesota woman to enter plea deal in Ashland boyfriend's death
DULUTH - A Minnesota woman is scheduled to enter a plea March seventh in the killing of her lover in Ashland. Angelina O'Mara is serving a life prison term for killing her husband in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, just days before she and her lover allegedly checked into an Ashland motel...
February 22, 2013 - 4:30pm
February 16, 2013
Saturday State News Briefs: Dunn County jurors refuse to release Taylor from Mendota
MENOMONIE - It took jury members only about an hour to decide not to release 65 year old Alvin Taylor from a state mental hospital. Taylor's attorney told the court his client is no longer taking medication and hasn't had a violent outburst at Mendota Mental Health Institute in...
February 16, 2013 - 9:00am
February 12, 2013
Gov. Walker in Hudson to announce law enforcement initiatives
Gov. Scott Walker was at the Hudson Community Daycare on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a series of initiatives designed to protect children against...
February 12, 2013 - 2:57pm
February 1, 2013
Prosecution wins motion on Schaffhausen mental health records
The prosecution will have access to all records relative to Aaron Schaffhausen's insanity plea following a judge's ruling in St. Croix County...
February 1, 2013 - 9:35am
School near La Crosse is not saying how a convicted felon got hired,
LA CROSSE - A school near La Crosse is not saying how a convicted felon got hired, before he was charged with molesting his students. Jason Barker was the head of special education at the La Crescent Montessori Academy, just west of La Crosse in Minnesota. Prosecutors said he had...
February 1, 2013 - 2:33am
January 18, 2013
Judge accepts Schaffhausen insanity plea
Judge Howard Cameron fielded a slew of motions in the Aaron Schaffhausen murder case Thursday, including one filed recently. The St. Croix County judge accepted Schaffhausen's plea of not guilty by mental defect or illness filed by the defense the previous day for a ruling at the...
January 18, 2013 - 8:50am
December 29, 2012
Former Stout student who caused death of fellow student arrested in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former UW-Stout hockey recruit who helped cause the death of another student two years ago has been arrested in Alaska for drunk driving. 23-year-old Jed McGlasson of Nikiski, Alaska was stopped around three-in-the-morning on Christmas Eve. Police said he didn't...
December 29, 2012 - 11:44am
December 14, 2012
No insanity plea for Schaffhausen
A man accused in the murder of his three daughters last summer did not meet the court's deadline for entering a not guilty by reason of insanity plea Friday. Public defender John Kuscinski said his client, Aaron Schaffhausen would most likely appear in court next at a scheduled hearing...
December 14, 2012 - 11:34am
December 4, 2012
Judge in Schaffhausen case to decide to allow police interview to be heard in court
HUDSON - A judge will decide next month whether a jury will be allowed to hear a three-and-a-half hour police interview with Aaron Schaffhausen. He's the man accused of killing his three daughters at his ex-wife's home in River Falls on July 10th. Judge Howard Cameron took testimony...
December 4, 2012 - 10:36am