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.
The Legislature responded to cases of misconduct involving vulnerable people.
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 03:32 PM
A man suffering from dementia in a St. Louis Park nursing home gave power of attorney to a stranger - and no one told his wife.
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 03:31 PM
A court is keeping Isabelle Jessich in a nursing home even though a doctor says she's sane, sober and fit to leave. Is this how guardianship laws should work?
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 11:38 AM
On a trip to South Dakota to view bison, one family finds the creatures can be both noble and annoying.
Updated: April 16, 2011, - 06:08 PM
INTERIOR, S.D. - Cedar Pass Lodge offers the only accommodations with a roof inside Badlands National Park, and that's the...
Updated: April 16, 2011, - 02:43 PM
Isabelle Jessich got rid of her court-appointed guardian, but her house could be sold to pay legal fees.
Updated: April 15, 2011, - 03:33 PM
Whistleblower: Despite new management taking over, Minneapolis holds landlord responsible after years of maintenance complaints
Updated: April 10, 2011, - 07:29 AM
A court ruled that Telsche Paulson had indeed been cheated out of her south Minneapolis home, but it's too late to recover it.
Updated: March 23, 2011, - 01:08 PM
The case of Terri Ann Hauge, charged with bilking 10 vulnerable adults, shows the flaws in selecting and monitoring conservators.
Updated: March 16, 2011, - 07:01 AM