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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

A Hibbing jury reached the verdict Tuesday in the case of Michael Carbo Jr., more than 36 years after Nancy Daugherty was raped and killed.
Michael Miller was allegedly heading home from a bar on his 40th birthday when he struck and killed an oncoming motorist, Joni Dahl.
Jurors did not have a verdict Monday evening in the case of Michael Allan Carbo Jr., who is charged with raping and killing Nancy Daugherty in 1986.
A seven-year legal battle appears near the end, as a federal appeals court ruled against Jen Banford's bid to revive her discrimination case.
Peggy Floding will appear in court next month on three felony charges stemming from the July crash that injured Nancy Waters.
Authorities cited "inconsistency" in the victim's statements, but would not rule out renewed charges.
Local gun store operator Chad Walsh will continue on with a write-in campaign.
A defense attorney acknowledged Michael Carbo had sex with Nancy Daugherty the morning of her killing, but claimed someone else killed her.
Randy Erickson faces up to 60 years in prison for the May 2020 shooting death of Michael Kinney.
Desirae Hansey, 29, was allegedly seen maneuvering her car before striking and injuring three people and fleeing the scene early Saturday.