Deputy shooting murder trial: Defense claims jury pool 'tainted'
CROOKSTON -- Thomas Fairbanks' defense team tried to get a panel of potential jurors dismissed Monday as "tainted" because of conversation among them with the wife of a law enforcement officer listed as an alleged victim of Fairbanks, who is charged with murder in the 2009 shooting of a deputy -- and the shooting at of several other officers -- in Mahnomen.
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