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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 part that is not resolved is not going to be resolved ever," the victim's daughter said after the sentencing. "He's obviously not going to admit to this at all, whatsoever."
A jury in Hibbing reached the verdict Tuesday in the case of Michael Carbo Jr., more than 36 years after Nancy Daugherty was raped and killed.
Police reveal new details and seek people to come forward in unsolved 2017 homicide case of businessman Brian Nelson, robbed and stabbed to death inside his home, behind doors with new deadbolt locks and with his 'inside pet' Dodo chained up outside.
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Michael Carbo now faces mandatory life imprisonment in the killing of Nancy Daugherty.
With the case involving complicated and novel DNA issues, it may take a jury up to four weeks to hear the case of Michael Carbo in the rape and beating death of Nancy Daugherty.
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Prosecuting a police officer historically hasn't been an easy task, several legal experts said, but the Minneapolis incident brought a worldwide movement and has a former officer facing the potential of a lengthy prison term.
The case involves an unexpected inheritance, the search for a long-lost cousin who ran away to join a religious sect and a secret, long-distance connection that came to light in 2019.
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