A native of Scarsdale, N.Y., Shiffer previously worked at The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Two Minnesotans say they were permanently injured at an Army base in Alaska, but the government stopped their workers' comp benefits in 2007.
Updated: June 26, 2011, - 10:35 AM
After his teeth were pulled, Byrl Johnson's transition to dentures got hung up in an insurance changeover.
Updated: June 12, 2011, - 07:19 AM
Longtime landlord finds a way to make money at bottom of city's real estate market.
Updated: June 01, 2011, - 09:09 AM
But some say the disaster could bring a chance to improve north Minneapolis' housing stock - if landlords don't flee.
Updated: May 31, 2011, - 11:06 PM
Dr. Robert Mullin was disciplined in 2005, but former patients continue to complain about billing and botched surgery.
Updated: May 23, 2011, - 11:20 AM
The place was "a firetrap - and you can quote me on that," said Tom Stinchfield, who lived in the building for 17 years and apparently was one of the few tenants with a working smoke detector on the day of the fire.
Updated: April 25, 2011, - 05:14 PM
The Lake Street blaze that killed six -- the deadliest Minneapolis fire in 24 years -- brings up questions about the city's fire inspection practices.
Updated: April 25, 2011, - 05:11 PM
Savage homeowner is one of many pursuing Illinois firm that was supposed to clean customers' air ducts.
Updated: April 23, 2011, - 11:35 PM