Chaska Ordered To Pay $1M To Family Of Woman Killed By Police On Hwy 212A federal judge has ordered the city of Chaska to pay $1 million to the family of a woman killed by police in 2014 – and hundreds of thousands in attorney fees.
Family Of Woman Killed In Hwy 212 Shooting Sues Officer, ChaskaThe family of a woman shot and killed by police</a> on Highway 212 last year is suing Chaska Police. The lawsuit says that Dawn Pfister was a hostage and was needlessly shot and killed by Chaska Police. Pfister was in a car driven by her boyfriend, Mathew Serbus, last February. Their car rear ended another vehicle, and they fled the scene. Police began a high-speed chase.
Officers Won't Be Indicted In Highway 212 ShootingA Hennepin County grand jury won't bring charges against four officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man and woman on Highway 212 earlier this year.
Vigil Held For Man, Woman Killed In Hwy 212 StandoffFriends gathered for a candlelight vigil at the Maple Grove Arboretum Saturday night to remember the two people killed after a high-speed chase on Highway 212 last week. Police shot and killed 36-year-old Matthew Serbus of Brooklyn Center and 34-year-old Dawn Pfister of Delavan, Wis. Their deaths followed a chase with police though Eden Prairie on Highway 212 on Feb. 7. "It's just really shocking," said Serbus' friend Sarah Higgins. "You never think that's going to happen to someone you know."
2 Killed After Hwy. 212 Chase Wanted In Attempted Auto TheftThe two people who were killed after leading police on a high-speed chase through Eden Prairie, Minn. were also suspects in an earlier auto theft case, according to criminal complaints.
Questions Linger After Chase, Fatal Shooting In Eden PrairieTwo days later, questions remain about why the two people led police on a high-speed chase in Eden Prairie during the Friday morning rush hour -- and whether it was a possible hostage situation.