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Denny Hecker Sentenced 10 Years For Fraud

A federal judge has sentenced former Minnesota auto magnate Denny Hecker to a maximum 10 years in prison on fraud charges.

02/11/2011

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Hecker To Find Out Sentencing Fate On Friday

On Friday morning, former auto dealer Denny Hecker finds out how much time he’ll serve in prison.

02/10/2011

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Hecker Associate Sentenced To 27 Months

A long-time employee of former auto mogul Denny Hecker will be headed to prison for more than two years.

02/08/2011

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Hecker Confidante Sentenced For Lying To Investigators

A 49-year-old former employee of auto mogul Denny Hecker was sentenced Thursday for lying to investigators and helping to hide Hecker’s Cadillac from creditors.

02/03/2011

Denny Hecker, auto mogul, Chrysler Financial

Hecker Files Documents, Asks For 8 Years In Prison

Denny Hecker has filed nearly 300 pages of documents, asking for a downward departure of eight years in prison and extra credit for the time he’s already served.

02/02/2011

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Hecker Accuses Lawyer, Trustee Of Lying

Disgraced Twin Cities auto dealer Denny Hecker has written a letter to a bankruptcy judge accusing a bankruptcy trustee and his own former attorney of lying.

01/29/2011

Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors Not Going Easy On Hecker’s Girlfriend

Federal prosecutors want fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend put away for the full amount of prison time she faces.

01/28/2011

Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Sentencing Date Set For Denny Hecker

Fallen Twin Cities auto magnate Denny Hecker now has a sentencing date.

01/24/2011

Denny Hecker, auto mogul, Chrysler Financial

Prosecutors Want 10-Year Sentence For Hecker

U.S. prosecutors want fallen Twin Cities auto dealer Denny Hecker to get the statutory maximum sentence.

01/13/2011

Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Denny Hecker To Remain In Jail

A gaunt-looking Denny Hecker will be staying in jail for the time being after a hearing held Tuesday.

01/04/2011

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Prosecutors File Motion To Keep Hecker In Jail

Prosecutors want Denny Hecker to stay in jail because he is a flight risk and “an economic threat to the community.”

01/03/2011

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Politics And Red Ink Dominate 2010 Year In News

The white snow flew and the red ink grew as 2010 drew to a close in Minnesota, but the blizzard that brought down the Metrodome roof and the projection of a daunting $6.2 billion state deficit were just two of the year’s most notable stories.

12/28/2010

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Judge: Hecker’s Girlfriend Cooperating With Court

U.S. Marshals are serving a search warrant on Denny Hecker’s home in Medina, Minn.

12/10/2010

Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Hecker’s Girlfriend Avoids Jail; Another Auction Planned

Denny Hecker’s girlfriend avoided going to jail on Tuesday, but just barely.

12/01/2010

Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

Christi Rowan To Appear In Court Today

The girlfriend of former auto mogul Denny Hecker could soon be joining him behind bars, as she is set to appear in bankruptcy court on Tuesday.

12/01/2010

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Hecker’s Girlfriend Reaches Agreement On Eviction

Former auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend is being evicted from the $1.8 million Medina home she shared with Hecker. However, under a deal reached Wednesday, she will be able to stay in the home through the holidays.

11/24/2010

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Pastor Mum On Marriage Plans Of Fallen Auto Mogul

A pastor who was in the room with the girlfriend of a fallen auto dealer last week has declined to say whether he was there to marry the jailed man.

11/24/2010

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Esme’s Blog: My Chat With Hecker’s Soul Mate

By Esme Murphy, WCCO-TV Having covered the Denny Hecker saga for almost two years, people keep asking me: What does Christi Rowan see in him? At the beginning it seemed pretty obvious. Rowan has a […]

11/19/2010

Christi Rowan, Denny Hecker

Hecker’s Girlfriend Gives Exclusive Interview

Rowan broke her silence on Thursday night and talked of her love for the fallen auto mogul and what his life is like behind bars at the Sherburne County Jail.

11/18/2010

Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors: Hecker Tried To Marry Girlfriend

Prosecutors say fallen Twin Cities auto magnate Denny Hecker tried to marry his girlfriend when he was allowed to leave jail to meet with his attorney.

11/17/2010

Denny Hecker, auto mogul, Chrysler Financial

Hecker Back In Court With Hopes To Get Out Of Jail

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Former Minnesota auto mogul Denny Hecker may have to trade his house arrest for a jail cell until he is sentenced in a few months. He is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty […]

WCCO-TV–10/21/2010

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HINESight with guest host Esme Murphy – 10/20/10

Esme talks about the new wrinkle in the Denny Hecker case with one of his lawyers.  Bankruptcy attorney Barbara May discusses how the case is going and what makes this aspect of the case different.  […]

10/21/2010

Who is Hecker's Benefactor?

Who is Denny Hecker’s benefactor? We may find out today.

10/18/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 9/11/10

Is it getting harder for parents to let their kids go when the youngsters head off to college and into the work world?  Marshall Duke, professor of psychology at Emory University, looks into that question. […]

09/12/2010

9/8/10 Chad Hartman 12pm Hour

In his first hour on Wenesday, Chad, Adam Carter and Dan Cook talked about the Twins. Is Jim Thome the team MVP so far? Delmon? Pavano? Then he took calls on the story about TCF […]

09/08/2010

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