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Bus driver charged in September pedestrian fatality at Miller Hill Mall

The Duluth Transit Authority bus driver involved in a fatal pedestrian crash at Miller Hill Mall on Sept. 10 has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide. Crystal Veronica Ball, 36, faces a maximum 10 years in prison “as a result of operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner" resulting in the death of David John Weston, 64, of Duluth, the criminal complaint said.
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Duluth bus driver charged with fatally running over man

DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth bus driver is charged with criminal vehicular homicide for running over a man near the Miller Hill Mall on Sep. 10. The criminal complaint says 36-year-old Crystal Ball was “grossly negligent” and “distracted” when she ran over 64-year-old David Weston during an overtime shift. Prosecutors allege that Ball did not follow proper blind-spot training when she began driving her bus from the curb without looking straight ahead first.
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DTA Driver Charged In Death Of Pedestrian At Miller Hill Mall

DULUTH, Minn. – The DTA bus driver who hit and killed a man at the Miller Hill Mall in Sept. 10 is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide. According to the criminal complaint, Crystal Veronica Ball, 36, of Duluth was “grossly negligent” and “distracted” when she ran over David Weston, 64, just before 10 a.m. while going 6 mph during an overtime shift.
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Duluth officer could face stiffer penalties as shooting trial looms

A prosecutor will pursue an additional charge and increased sentence for a Duluth police officer who shot an unarmed man through the door of a downtown apartment last year. Tyler Foster Leibfried, 29, of Hermantown, currently faces felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm within a municipality and intentional discharge of a firearm that endangers safety in the September 2020 incident that wounded Jared Fyle, 23.
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Traffic stop for speeding leads to OWI 5 charge

A Superior man accused of driving drunk for a fifth time waived his preliminary hearing in Douglas County Circuit Court Wednesday, Dec. 1. Frank William Jewell II, 37, faces felony counts of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated and second- and subsequent offense possession of marijuana, as well as misdemeanor charges of operating a motor vehicle while revoked and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Overnight Apartment Fire in Duluth Displaces Two Residents

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the Endion neighborhood early Thursday morning. Crews responded to reports of an apartment fire around 3:45 a.m. on the 1900 block of Jefferson Street. Flames could be seen coming from a ground-floor window of the building. Fire...
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Brake failure leads to Duluth crash, 3 taken to hospital

DULUTH, MN -- A brake failure led to a crash in Duluth Wednesday morning that sent three people to the hospital. According to Duluth Police, officers responded to the intersection of 8th Avenue East and Superior St. around 10:40 a.m. They say a vehicle was driving on 8th Ave. E....
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Cloquet Area Fire District chief placed on administrative leave

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Esko hammer attack suspect found not guilty due to mental illness

A Duluth woman who nearly killed her mother in an Esko hammer attack last year has been found not guilty by reason of mental illness. Amber Rae Stonemark, 37, had a history of schizophrenia and assaultive behavior dating back more than a decade prior to her August 2020 arrest for the assault of Pamela Stonemark, who was seriously injured after being struck in the head three times as she slept.
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Duluth man injured in crash with school bus; no children hurt

A 68-year-old man was hurt in a crash with a school bus transporting children Tuesday evening in Duluth, though none of the bus occupants were injured. Harvey Louis Maas, of Duluth, was traveling south on U.S. Highway 53, approaching Caribou Lake Road when a Blue Bird school bus traveling south on Caribou Lake Road and crossing the highway pulled across the southbound lanes, failing to yield, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The van crashed in the right-hand center of the school bus shortly before 5:30 p.m.
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