Cook County Attorney Fired After ConvictionThe Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to remove Tim Scannell as county attorney Thursday morning. Last week, Scannell was convicted of sexual misconduct with a teenager.
Minnesota Prosecutor Testifies In Misconduct trial A northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct has testified in his own defense and will be cross examined Thursday. Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell is charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Scannell said Wednesday in St. Louis County Court that he developed feelings for the girl in 2012. He says he thought she was too young.
Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att'y Charged With Kissing Teen GirlA Minnesota county attorney sat on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday as his trial for allegedly getting too close to a teenage girl got underway. Tim Scannell faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for kissing and touching a 17-year-old girl.
Cook County Atty. Charged With Kissing A Teenage GirlCook County's top prosecutor will be prosecuted himself. Tim Scannell is charged with getting too close to a teenage girl, and faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.
BWCA Rape Victim Still Seeking JusticeThey are shocking allegations set in one of Minnesota's top tourist attractions: a brutal sexual attack in the Boundary Waters while the system designed to protect her points fingers.