A drunk and belligerent young woman named Cheryel Mack was ordered to subject herself to a strip search at Blue Earth County Jail. In protest, she allegedly took out her tampon and threw it at a jail guard.SEE ALSO: Mankato: Cops crack down on nudist bean bag game by confiscating clothesMack, 21, no ... More >>
What a weird day May 17, 2010 was for Mankato Clinic eye doctor Todd Gavin.SEE ALSO: Todd Gavin, ophthalmologist, accused of having women get naked during eye exams
According to his version of events, as he was entering information into a computer during one examination, he turned around and saw tha ... More >>
Todd Gavin, an ophthalmologist who used to practice at the Mankato Clinic but now works in Madelia, allegedly gave at least two women the most thorough eye exams ever in the summer of 2010.SEE ALSO:-- Abbott Hospital gave newborn to wrong mom, who breastfed baby before mixup was noticed
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Mark Chalin's criminal vehicular homicide sentencing hearing was quite the dramatic affair.SEE ALSO: Brian Wutschke allegedly drove down University Ave. fellating a sex toy
Emotions ran high as Chalin, a 24-year-old Mankato resident, said he was sorry and begged a judge not to send him to prison. Ac ... More >>
Yesterday, Mark Chalin, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the August 7, 2011 deaths of Amber Menezes, 23, and Jonna Martin, 35.Chalin was allegedly driving and having sex with Menezes when he crossed the center line on Blue Earth County Road 90 and sl ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Rory Koch was busted for child porn possession while running for Ramsey County commissionerTodd Hoffner is an accomplished football coach whose side interests including spending time with his wife and three kids, and, allegedly, possessing and possibly being involved in the production of c ... More >>
Jeremy Giefer's sexual assault charges were dropped todaySexual assault charges against Jeremy Giefer were dropped this morning following the victim's recantation.Giefer was scheduled to go on trial next Monday on charges he raped his daughter multiple times over the years.
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Jeremy Giefer was charged with 11 counts of sexual misconduct last year.It's shaping up to be a tense holiday season at the Giefer household this year.
Jeremy Giefer, the sex offender pardoned in 2008 by then-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, will face a jury trial beginning December 19 for allegedly ... More >>
Timothy Merseth: That's not what an ATV is for.Timothy Merseth: That's not what an ATV is for.Timothy Merseth tried to escape from the cops. When that didn't work, he tried to use his ATV as a missile, driving it into cop cars. That also didn't work. Now Merseth's got a bump on his forehead, a ... More >>
Williams-Tillman, 19, is held pending charges of 2nd-degree murder.Damone Williams-Tillman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of killing Josselyn Bishop, 19, a Mankato State University student.Bishop, a native of Henderson, had been the victim of multiple stab wounds. Her body was found by a road ... More >>
Blue Earth CountyJeremy and Susan GieferJeremy Giefer may be out of jail on bail for the moment, but now his wife is in trouble with the law too. Susan Giefer has been issued a citation for helping her husband contact the teenage daughter he is accused of raping hundreds of times over the past se ... More >>
City PagesJeremy Giefer, sex offender pardoned by Gov. Pawlenty, is free on bail today.Jeremy Giefer, the convicted sex offender who received a 2008 pardon only to be charged anew last November with raping his daughter hundreds of times, is free on bail.Giefer had already been released on $250,00 ... More >>
Pawlenty Pardongate: The governor missed many red flags in clearing Jeremy Giefer's record.Jeremy Giefer just can't seem to leave his daughter alone.Giefer had his criminal sex conviction cleared by the Board of Pardons in 2008 only to be charged last month with sexually abusing his daughter ... More >>
After Pawlenty pardoned him for statutory rape, Giefer was the subject of a restraining order for lewd advances.Jeremy Giefer, the sex offender pardoned by Minnesota Governor Tim
Pawlenty, threatened and sexually assaulted the mother of his
out-of-wedlock daughter even as he was applying for a pa ... More >>
Jeremy Giefer's was charged with domestic assault five years before Tim Pawlenty voted to clear his sex offender record.New details of Jeremy Giefer's lifetime of legal problems make it harder than ever to understand how he got his record cleared by the Board of Pardons.The red flags were already ... More >>
Jeremy Giefer, the sex offender pardoned by Governor Tim Pawlenty, is back in jail for violating his probation.Jeremy Giefer spent the weekend back in jail, after being arrested on Friday for violating the terms of his release.He had been released last month on $250,000 bail after being cha ... More >>
Jeremy Giefer won't leave his daughter alone.Jeremy Giefer was back in court this afternoon for violating the terms of his bail agreement by making contact with the daughter he is accused of molesting for the past seven years.When Giefer's son, who lives with him, met last week for a family thera ... More >>
Mark Dayton wins again, but the contest isn't over yet.Every county in the state has completed its recount in the governor's race, and the result is the same as the day after Election Day: Democrat Mark Dayton has an insurmountable lead over Republican Tom Emmer.
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City PagesIt took 13 days after Jeremy Giefer's arrest for allegedly molesting his daughter for Pawlenty's administration to finally get around to shutting down his wife's childcare center.The Pawlenty administration knew on November 17th that Jeremy Giefer was charged with raping his young daugh ... More >>
Secretary of StateSome challenges are frivolous. Some aren't.Jockeying between Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer in the governor's race recount doesn't look like it's going to change Dayton's margin of victory, at least not right now. But we got to wondering some some of these challenged ballots look ... More >>
City PagesJeremy Giefer, the sex offender now accused of molesting his daughter, was pardoned by Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty.Jeremy Giefer served time in jail in 1994 for having sex with a 14-year-old girl. But you wouldn't know it to look at the record of the man now charged with sexually mo ... More >>
Blue Earth County Sheriff's Dept.Jeremy Giefer, once pardoned by the Governor, now faces 11 charges of criminal sexual conductWhen Jeremy Geifer was charged with 11 counts of sexual misconduct November 18th, Tim Pawlenty might have envisioned his presidential ambitions going up in smoke.Just over ... More >>
Time to brush up on your snow emergency know-how.If there's a perfect time to have a whopper snow storm, it has to be a Friday night. Most commuters are off the road. The kids are out of school.
So while the storm that walloped Minnesota over the weekend caused hundreds of car accidents and ... More >>