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Tom Olsen


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

Languages: English

The resident, who is accused of beating and stomping on the security worker, has five prior felony convictions for his behavior at the facility
A woman who has since pleaded guilty to a murder in northwestern Minnesota still awaits trial in the 2020 case
John Gregory Maio, 60, faced a prison term potentially as lengthy as a life sentence
Charles Obije received substantial funds from at least three women caught up in romance scams, forwarding the money to family in Nigeria
Court documents indicate that Lawrence Vincent Scully was accused multiple times of sexual abuse or stalking, and was convicted of molesting a child more than 40 years ago
The officer, who was reportedly working undercover, was not named by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
The man was being arrested for felony threats of violence when he charged at an officer with a knife, the police chief said.
A mental health screening was requested for 51-year-old Vincent Muccio, who was previously committed for treatment needs.
Gale Rachuy, 72, of Duluth is accused of swindling $2,500 from a client who believed he was a longtime attorney working with prominent judges.
The victim suffered more than a dozen wounds, including one that pierced her heart.