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Tom Olsen

Reporter

Tom Olsen has covered crime and courts for the Duluth News Tribune since 2013.

A lifelong Duluthian, Olsen studied communications and journalism at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he got his start at the student newspaper.

Olsen first joined Forum Communications in 2012, writing for the Duluth Budgeteer News, Lake County News Chronicle and other publications.

Readers can contact Olsen at 218-723-5333 or tolsen@duluthnews.com.

Languages: English

Alec Baney's case will remain in juvenile court, but he will receive a stayed adult sentence under the terms of an agreement reached Tuesday.
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Michael Carbo now faces mandatory life imprisonment in the killing of Nancy Daugherty.
The longtime legislator earned praise from colleagues on both sides of the aisle as his departure contributes to a rapidly changing political landscape in Northeastern Minnesota.
Court records remain confidential, as the suspect is only 15 years old.
A judge placed Alec Baney on pretrial supervision and ordered evaluations to determine if he should be tried as an adult.
The alleged victims said they had "buried" their experiences, but were inspired to come forward after two other women recently spoke to police about the conduct of Jesse Powell.
With the case involving complicated and novel DNA issues, it may take a jury up to four weeks to hear the case of Michael Carbo in the rape and beating death of Nancy Daugherty.
A months-long investigation allegedly revealed leaders using arson, assault and threats of violence to control a network of dealers throughout the Twin Ports, Iron Range and beyond.
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Duluth woman pleads not guilty in Lake Superior dismemberment case; investigation ongoing
With forensic test results awaited, and new charges filed in Wisconsin, a judge gave the parties until April to determine next steps in the court process.
With the case involving complicated and novel DNA issues, it may take a jury up to four weeks to hear the case of Michael Carbo in the rape and beating death of Nancy Daugherty.