STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Duluth Retriever Club trial results posted
Here are results from the Duluth Retriever Clubs annual AKC-licensed Field Trial held Aug. 20-22 at the club, just north of Duluth.
Among those from Northeastern Minnesota who placed well was David F... Posted on 8/23/10 at 10:19 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Crowd packs U.S. Senate courtroom
What could be the final day of Minnesota's U.S. Senate trial is receiving more attention than during seven weeks of testimony, with a crowd packing a courtroom generally used by the state Supreme Cour... Posted on 4/7/09 at 4:35 AM
Antonio Thunberg testified that he was running down a Central Hillside alley with Philbert “Darkman’’ Barnes and another man on July 12 when he saw Barnes put his hand behind his back and fire a series of shots indiscriminately into a crowd, resulting in the death of 22-year-old Curtis Cooney.
Howard O. Kieffer never attended law school, a federal prosecutor says. But three attorneys testified Tuesday that they thought Kieffer was a lawyer because of his expertise in federal court matters and because they saw him at attorney training seminars.
In the final day of testimony, the mother of the children that Damen Dean Smith is accused of abusing defended him. “I made it very clear that if I suspected anyone of hurting my kids, there’s no way I’d be with him,’’ Jodie Springer testified.
A 10-year-old girl who brought a juror to tears Thursday recounting abuse at the hands of her stepfather, told a social worker in a taped interview that was played for the jury Friday that he also said: ‘Kill your baby sister or else I’ll choke you.’ "
A St. Louis County juror pulled a tissue from a box in a courtroom that was quiet except for the soft but sure voice of a 10-year-old girl telling a hauntingly cruel story of abuse that she said she, her brother and stepbrother suffered at the hands of her stepfather.
After nearly a week of jury selection and a day of testimony, a Duluth judge was considering Tuesday night whether to declare a mistrial in the case of a man accused of assaulting two stepchildren and a son.
A St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic pediatrician testified this morning that when she saw repeated bruising on a 6-year-old Duluth boy and his overall health seemed to decline, she contacted the initial intervention unit of St. Louis County Social Services with her suspicion of child abuse.
A 32-year-old Duluth man is standing trial for allegedly beating his children and stepchildren. A prosecutor said Damen Dean Smith twisted his 6-year-old stepson’s arm so hard that a bone broke, and that he caused multiple other injuries.
St. Louis County took the Minnesota U.S. Senate trial spotlight Thursday, as Al Franken wants 60 rejected St. Louis County absentee ballots added to November’s election tally even though dates on related paperwork do not match.
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