Playground Built In Honor Of 3 Wisconsin Girls OpensA new playground in River Falls, Wis., opened Saturday in honor of the three Schaffhausen girls. The young girls were murdered by their father in their River Falls home three years ago. Their mother, Jessica Peterson, who remarried, decided to build the playground memorial to remember them.
Volunteers Build Memorial Playground For River Falls SistersThe community in Wisconsin's River Falls came together to help a mother overcome a devastating loss nearly three years ago, In July of 2012, Aaron Schaffhausen killed his daughters -- Amara, Sophie and Cecilia. Since then, the community has worked to raise $550,000 for a memorial playground in their honor.
Benefit For Playground Honoring Schaffhausen Sisters Is July 19Three River Falls, Wis., sisters killed by their father in April of 2012 are being remembered by a playground in the community they grew up in. Next weekend, organizers are putting together a fun run in memory of Sophie, Cecilia and Amara Schaffhausen.
Judge Orders Schaffhausen To Pay Restitution To Ex-WifeA judge has ordered the Wisconsin man who was convicted of killing his three daughters in Wisconsin to pay restitution to his ex-wife. Last year, Aaron Schaffhausen was handed three consecutive life sentences for the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie and 5-year-old Cecilia at their River Falls home.
House Where 3 Daughters Were Murdered To Be DismantledThe house where Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters will be deconstructed, according to the lender that currently owns the residence. Several local organizations volunteered their services to accomplish the task.
No Takers In Auction For House Where 3 Sisters Were KilledThe home where one of the most infamous murders in recent area history happened was on the auction block on Tuesday. The opening bid for the River Falls, Wis., home -- where the three Schaffhausen girls were murdered by their father -- was $180,000.
River Falls Raises $48K For Schaffhausen Girls' Memorial PlaygroundThe River Falls community is rallying behind Jessica Schaffhausen, who lost her three daughters, last year. Jessica's turning the murders of 11-year-old Amara, 8-year-old Sophie, and 5-year-old Cecilia into a positive, trying to build a playground as a memorial.
Playground Designed To Honor Schaffhausen SistersThis Friday will mark one year since a horrifying crime that rocked one Wisconsin community. Last year, Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters in their River Falls home. Amara was 11, Sophie was eight and their youngest sister Cecilia was five years old. Schaffhausen's sentencing hearing is set for a week from Monday. To honor the girls' memory, their mother, Jessica Schaffhausen, is trying to do something positive for the community. She wants to raise a $500,000 for what will be called the "Tri-Angels Playground."
Schaffhausen Mom Gives 1st TV Interview On Triple MurderAaron Schaffhausen's sentencing date for the murder of his three young girls is set for July 15. That is almost a year to the day that he murdered Amara, 11, Sophie, 8, and Cecelia, 5, at their River Falls, Wis., home.
Mother Gives Emotional Testimony In 3rd Day Of Schaffhausen TrialThe Aaron Schaffhausen trial moves into its third day in Hudson, Wis. Wisconsin on Thursday as prosecutors will continue making their case.
Schaffhausen Unlikely To Take Stand In Upcoming Trial Aaron Schaffhausen sat silently in the St. Croix County courtroom as Judge Howard Cameron admonished both sides. With the homicide trial set to begin in one month, the judge wants both prosecution and defense attorneys to keep their cases focused and to the point.
Defense Wants Evidence Removed Of Father 'Sobbing' After MurdersAaron Schaffhausen once again showed no emotion as he was brought into the courtroom in shackles. The Defense is trying to get some evidence thrown out, including an interview where Schaffhausen sobbed when he was first arrested.