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Esme’s Blog: My Todd Hoffner Moment

Several years ago on vacation in New York I stopped to pick up some prints at a photo store.

12/01/2012

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Judge Tosses Child Porn Case Against Minn. Coach

A Minnesota judge on Friday dismissed child pornography charges against a college football coach accused of making pornographic videos of his children.

11/30/2012

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Friends React To Hoffner Case Dismissal

Doug Hood is a Mankato businessman, and a friend of Todd Hoffner. “We are elated,” Hood said.

11/30/2012

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Rochester Man, 27, Sentenced For Distributing Child Pornography

A 27-year-old Rochester man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for distributing a video containing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

11/20/2012

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Despite Controversy, MSU-Mankato Football Team Thrives

Their season is one for the record books. Minnesota State University-Mankato is now 11 and 0. But this success hasn’t been easy.

11/10/2012

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Minn. Football Coach Says Videos Innocent

The attorney for a Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach accused of child pornography is trying to persuade a judge to dismiss the case.

10/31/2012

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Another Accused Of Child Sex Abuse At Shattuck-St. Mary’s

Faribault police say two more people have come forward in sex abuse scandal at Shattuck-St. Marys. Faribault Police Chief Don Gudmundson said since the charges were filed against a former teacher, one witness and one alleged victim have come forward.

10/09/2012

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Coach’s Lawyers Again Seek Dismissal Of Child Porn Charges

The lawyers for a Minnesota football coach accused of having new videos of his children on his cell phone are renewing their request for a dismissal of all charges.

10/09/2012

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More Charges For St. Paul Priest Accused Of Abusing 2 Boys

A former pastor at a St. Paul parish who faces charges for allegedly molesting one boy and exposing himself to another is now facing 15 more counts of possessing child pornography.

10/09/2012

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Fmr. Faribault Teacher Charged With Criminal Sexual Conduct

The Minnesota Bureau Criminal Apprehension and the Faribault Police department are investigating a former teacher accused of abusing students at Shattuck – St Mary’s School.

10/08/2012

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Police: Rockford Man Arrested For Possessing Child Porn

A 35-year-old Rockford, Minn., was arrested on Wednesday for possession of child pornography, police say.

09/14/2012

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Coach’s Lawyer Seeks Access In Porn Case

The attorney for Minnesota State, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner wants greater access to videos that led to child pornography charges against his client.

09/14/2012

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Albert Lea Man Sentenced For Child Porn

A 33-year-old Albert Lea man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for possessing approximately 5,700 images of child pornography as well as receiving a video containing similar material.

09/04/2012

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Controversy Brews With Lawmaker On Paid Leave During Porn Case

There’s more controversy brewing at the State Capitol and this time, it’s over a Minnesota House staffer being paid while he’s on leave.

08/29/2012

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Wife Of Mankato Football Coach Calls Charges ‘Baseless’

The wife of the football coach at Minnesota State University-Mankato will speak Monday for the first time since her husband was accused of making child pornography.

08/27/2012

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MSU Coach Booked In Child Porn Case

The head football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, is in custody on charges related to child pornography.

08/21/2012

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Winona Man Sentenced For Possessing Child Pornography

A 57-year-old Winona man was sentenced Thursday in federal court for sending and possessing child pornography.

06/14/2012

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Big Lake Man, 48, Sentenced For Producing Child Porn

A 48-year-old Big Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing videos of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

05/22/2012

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Mpls. Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

A Minneapolis man has been indicted in a federal court for distributing and possessing child pornography.

05/21/2012

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Wis. Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Child Porn

A 41-year-old Wisconsin man has been sentenced to prison for distributing images of child pornography on the Internet, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.

05/10/2012

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Mpls Man Sentenced For Distributing Child Pornography

A 55-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced for distributing child pornography Tuesday in a federal court, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

05/08/2012

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FBI: Alleged Child Pornographer Enters 10 Most Wanted List

An alleged child pornographer with Minnesota ties has taken Osama Bin Laden’s place on the FBI’s 10 most wanted list. Eric Toth was indicted in 2008 for creating and possession of child pornography

04/11/2012

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APNewsBreak: Man With MN Ties Added To Most Wanted

A former teacher with Arizona ties accused of possessing and producing child pornography in Washington, D.C., has been added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list, authorities announced Tuesday.

04/10/2012

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Charges: Ex-Co. Commissioner Candidate Had Child Porn

A 39-year-old Minnesota House worker and former candidate for Ramsey County Commissioner has been charged with 12 counts of possessing child pornography.

03/07/2012

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St. Paul Man Gets 30 Years For Sexual Assault Of 3 Girls

A 43-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to 30 years in prison in Ramsey County District Court Thursday for the criminal sexual assault of three young girls at his St. Paul apartment.

02/09/2012

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