CRIME & SAFETY
Jail inmate dies from suicide shortly after being convicted for rape
A man awaiting sentence for sexual assault died on Thursday, six days after he was found unresponsive in his jail cell. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that John Gregory Maio, 60, of Brookston, was found hanging in his cell during a routine check at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Mar. 10, three days after he was convicted by a jury of 1st and 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct, and threats of violence.
Season 7 Debut Of ‘Murder In The Heartland’ Focused On MN Woman’s Murder
I keep finding shows on cable that revolve around Minnesota, at least for an episode or two. Earlier this week, Investigation Discovery debuted Season 7 of Murder in the Heartland and it revolved around the search for a Cloquet woman's killer. The case not only puzzled residents of Cloquet but also local police and the media. Finally, after 12 years, justice was delivered for Trina Langenbrunner.
City by City: Hibbing, Side Lake, Cloquet
Hibbing, MN- The police department is taking registration for the Range Youth Police Academy. The academy offers a chance for 8th to 12th-grade students to train with police officers and learn more about the job. They’ll see evidence collection, defensive tactics, radio communication first aid and more. Applications are currently available at Hibbing, Chisholm and Virginia high schools. The program starts on July 10 and runs for seven Mondays.
Duluth man pleads guilty to murder in Cloquet woman’s fatal overdose
VIRGINIA, MN. (Northern News Now) - A Duluth man with a history of drug convictions pleaded guilty to murder in a Cloquet woman’s fatal overdose. Carter Galo, 26, entered that plea in a Virginia courtroom Monday morning and is now expected to be sentenced in April. He’s accused of...
Preliminary crash report released for February plane crash that killed Hermantown man
On Tuesday afternoon, the National Transportation Safety Board released the preliminary crash report for the February 24th. plane crash that killed Hermantown resident David Rathbun. The report stated that on that day around 4:07pm, a Cirrus Design Corp SR22, N929DR, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Duluth, Minnesota. The pilot was fatally injured.
Hermantown woman dead after snowmobile crash
DULUTH, MN. (Northern News Now) - A woman was killed in a snowmobile accident near Finland, Minnesota on Saturday. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Kellie Brickson, 52, of Hermantown was snowmobiling on the North Shore State Trail when the accident occurred. She was pronounced dead after being...
Facebook Seller Scam Reported In Proctor, Minnesota
It can be hard to tell what is and isn't a scam when it comes to social media and with this particular scam, it can be even harder.
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