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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

Timely medical attention could have saved Kari Petrich's life, a criminal complaint said, but Eric Jarvis allegedly spent hours cleaning up the crime scene before calling 911.
Tommi Hintz described how she became increasingly suspicious of her two friends, eventually learning of the homicide but still assisting in the disposal of Ricky Balsimo's remains in Lake Superior.
Alec Baney will avoid prison if he complies with terms of probation, but he must also register as a predatory offender.
A jury had been expected to determine this month whether the former manufacturer of a dust remover product was responsible for Ashen Diehl's injuries.
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.