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Years of alleged sexual abuse could land a Goodhue man in prison for decades. Authorities on Friday charged John Jeremy Hahn, 19, with five counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. During interviews with investigators, Hahn allegedly admitted to sexually abusing two girls for a period of up to five years. He was being held Friday in Goodhue County Jail on $75,000 bail. The allegations surfaced after a girl told her youth group pastor about the alleged abuse. Hahn was arrested Thursday by Rochester police and taken to Red Wing for questioning by Goodhue County authorities.
RED WING, Minn. -- Four people implicated in a Red Wing shooting death could now face life in prison if they are convicted of murder. A grand jury on Monday formally indicted two men and two women on first-degree murder charges in the Jan. 20 shooting death of Luis Orlando Galicia Mijangos. All four made brief court appearances Wednesday. They included the latest suspect, 19-year-old Samantha Mary-Helen Siples of Red Wing.
A Red Wing, Minn., woman could face 40 years in prison for allegedly dumping the gun authorities say was used last month to murder Luis Orlando Galacia Mijangos. Police on Sunday arrested Erika Marie Sanchez, 153 E. Third St., Apt. A, on charges that she aided in the shooting, which happened in an alley off West Seventh Street. First District Court Judge Thomas Bibus on Tuesday ordered Sanchez held on $300,000 bail. Police have charged Marvin Todd Griffith, 19, with second-degree murder in the case, alleging he shot Mijangos.
Three teenagers were arrested on murder charges Sunday, hours after a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in Red Wing. Red Wing police Chief Tim Sletten said the victim, Joel Rafael Diaz Albelo, was found at 12:31 a.m. in the 600 block of North Park Street with a single gunshot wound to the chest.
A man suspected of preparing an explosion that rumbled throughout the Red Wing, Minn., area was arrested Tuesday morning at his Welch Township home. Brian Wesley Childs, 30, faces multiple charges in connection with a massive explosion set off on his property Sunday, which sent Prairie Island nuclear generating personnel into high alert. Charges include acting with gross disregard for human life and destruction of property with an explosive or incendiary device -- both felonies. Goodhue County authorities at 10:30 a.m.
RED WING, Minn. - Even as Minnesota becomes more reliant on renewable energy sources, the state will continue leaning heavily on nuclear power. Industry officials and lawmakers say the state's energy needs require a steady source of "baseload power" -- constant output that doesn't fluctuate. Wind turbines popping up across the state won't take the place of that vital need. "The industry as a whole in the U.S.
RED WING -- The special election to decide who will replace Rep. Steve Sviggum in the Minnesota House will be Aug.