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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.
President Joe Biden made Superior his first stop following his State of the Union address.
The president was met by the Minnesota and Wisconsin governors and Duluth and Superior mayors ahead of a speech at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Michael LaGrew will die in prison, but family members of Jody Ricard say they will continue to live with the trauma of her 2003 disappearance and murder.
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.
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.
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.
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A two-decade sentence for manufacturing and distributing cocaine proved to be a turning point for the Wisconsin native, who has transitioned to a career aimed at improving the lives of others facing incarceration.