As we told you about earlier this year, Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell has been under investigation by former U.S. Attorney Thomas Heffelfinger for possible charges stemming for a sexual relationship he carried on with a 17-year-old girl.COUNTY ATTORNEYS GONE WILD:-- Mille Lacs County Attorney Ja ... More >>
Sergeant Cory Slifko, a South St. Paul cop who was promoted in January, is on paid leave and facing a host of charges after he allegedly went on an off-duty drunken cruise from Farmington into Rosemount last Tuesday morning.SEE ALSO: Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler's 0.234 DUI arrest: The dashb ... More >>
Four months after he was hit was a court order to stop communicating with a 17-year-old girl with whom he was romantically involved, Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell is under investigation for possible criminal charges.SEE ALSO: Matthew Ellsworth gets probation for having sex with studentThe Minnes ... More >>
After he was involved in a one-car wreck and arrested for DUI on Saturday afternoon, Sauk Rapids Mayor Brad Gunderson curiously wasn't booked into Benton County Jail.SEE ALSO: Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler's 0.234 DUI arrest: The dashboard footage [VIDEO] The reason? Gunderson was so drunk th ... More >>
Longtime Dakota County Judge Michael Sovis was over three times the legal limit when he was arrested for driving drunk just around 8 p.m. Christmas Eve evening.SEE ALSO: Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler's 0.234 DUI arrest: The dashboard footage [VIDEO] Officers responding to reports of a black L ... More >>
Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell has been hit with a court order to stop communicating with a 17-year-old girl with whom he was romantically involved.SEE ALSO: -- Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler's 0.234 DUI arrest: The dashboard footage [VIDEO]-- Kerry Gauthier sex scandal: Are these his oral ... More >>
In July, Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler was arrested for driving while three sheets to the wind -- his blood-alcohol level was 0.234, though he reportedly blew a surgical anesthesia-level 0.336 immediately after being pulled over. A nearly empty bottle of vodka was found in his vehicle.Five we ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County Attorney, reportedly blew a ridiculous 0.336-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County attorney, had nearly empty bottle of vodka in car-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County attorney, quits teaching gig after showing up to class drunkDespite two recent incidents where he made ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County attorney, had nearly empty bottle of vodka in car-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County attorney, quits teaching gig after showing up to class drunk-- Minnesota bar owner was driving with 0.34 blood alcohol level at time of fatal crashOn the afternoon of July 17, Ca ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County Attorney, arrested for DUI months after drunk-teaching fiasco-- Thom Pertler, Carlton County Attorney, quits teaching gig after showing up to class drunkToday, details have emerged about the circumstances of Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler's Tuesday afte ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Thom Pertler, Carlton County attorney, quits teaching gig after showing up to class drunkIn February, Thom Pertler tried to teach while drunk, but made such a mess out of it that he ended up resigning his adjunct gig at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.Pertler, the Carlton County A ... More >>
At about 11 p.m. on June 14, police were patrolling an alley in between Harriet and Grand avenues in south Minneapolis. There had been a robbery in the area earlier that day.While driving down the alley, they came across a man keying into a locked garage door. He was wearing a large camping backpack ... More >>
Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler resigned his adjunct teaching job at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College because he showed up to class three sheets to the wind.February 27 was the first day of a law enforcement class Pertler teaches about Minnesota statutes. The class began at 6 p.m ... More >>
David Joshua Annette and Rachel Charlotte DefoeBack one Saturday night in January, Carlton County deputies found a pickup truck burning in the road near Saginaw. The next day, 35 miles away, they found its owner: Tom Holm, along with his girlfriend, Kim Schmitz, had been shot to death in th ... More >>
Photo: sneakerdog/Flickr"The air was absolutely toxic," Mike Licari, executive director of the Carlton County Friends of Animals, told the Duluth News Tribune. There were "more dead cats than live ones" in the house, he said, and some had been cannibalizing the bodies of six dead cats. Four ... More >>
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Levi Angell, of Cloquet, was killed in the line of duty in 2004 while serving in Iraq.
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