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DULUTH — At least nine people witnessed a Superior, Wis., woman fatally strike a good Samaritan who came to her aid after her vehicle skidded off London Road on Tuesday, according to charges filed Friday, April 7. Theresa Marie Katzmark, 49, was arraigned in State District Court in Duluth on a felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of 62-year-old Donna Ruth Estrem of Duluth.
DULUTH, Minn.—A 62-year-old pedestrian was killed when she was struck by an SUV and thrown against an electrical box along London Road in Duluth on Tuesday, according to police and a witness at the scene. The Duluth Police Department confirmed that the woman died when she was struck near the intersection of London Road and 40th Avenue East around 12:40 p.m. Authorities said the vehicle was driven by a 49-year-old woman.
DULUTH — Attorneys sparred inside a Duluth courtroom Thursday over the identities of two key witnesses and the proposed testing of forensic evidence from a handgun in the investigation into February's fatal shooting in the East Hillside neighborhood. The five suspects charged in connection with the slaying of 22-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student William Andrew Grahek were in court for the first time since their arraignments in early March.
Augie, a man about 60 years old, has never seen a smartphone. He's never been on Facebook or LinkedIn. He's told he can learn anything he wants to know from YouTube — but first he needs to figure out how the video service works. He's been behind bars for 12 years — first at the Federal Correctional Institution in Sandstone, and for the past eight years at the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth.
DULUTH, Minn.—The three remaining suspects in the fatal shooting of a University of Minnesota Duluth student have been charged with murder. Deandre Demetrius Davenport, 21; Noah Anthony Charles King, 18; and Noah Duane Baker, 19, were formally charged Tuesday morning, March 7, in the death of 22-year-old William Andrew Grahek. Each is charged with aiding and abetting intentional second-degree murder and first-degree aggravated robbery. They are scheduled to be arraigned in State District Court in Duluth later today.
DULUTH, Minn.—A 22-year-old Duluth man killed this week inside his East Hillside residence is being remembered by friends as a cheerful and dedicated college student, Army reservist and rugby player. William Andrew Grahek was a student at the University of Minnesota Duluth, studying computer science and criminology. Police said he was killed when he was shot inside the rental home at 510 E. 11th St. at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.
DULUTH, Minn. - Police have identified the victim of Tuesday’s fatal shooting in the East Hillside neighborhood as a 22-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student. William Andrew Grahek was pronounced dead at a local hospital after the shooting at 510 E. 11th St. around 2 p.m. The university’s directory confirms that he was a student enrolled at UMD.
Gunfire between two moving vehicles on Interstate 35 in Duluth earlier this month was precipitated by a robbery that stemmed from a botched drug deal, according to charges filed Monday. Three men have been arrested and formally charged in the shooting, which left a 19-year-old man with non-life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a single bullet on Feb. 5.
Criminal charges filed Tuesday in State District Court also indicate that Phillip James Adkins, 34, and Kayla Marie Frank, 33, sent the teen a series of lewd photos, videos and messages through Facebook before arranging the meeting. Adkins and Frank, who live in Rice, Minn., were arrested at a West Duluth motel on Friday evening after Duluth Police Department investigators were alerted to the planned meeting. They allegedly admitted that they had traveled to Duluth with the purpose of having sex with the teen, who they knew to be 14.
A man injured in a double shooting outside a Superior bar Sunday is continuing to recover in a Duluth hospital as police have yet to announce any arrests in the incident that left his brother dead.