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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.

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Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att’y Charged With Kissing Teen Girl

A 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.

07/22/2014

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Target Exec’s Departure Puts Spotlight On CIOs

The departure of Target’s chief information officer in the wake of the company’s massive pre-Christmas data breach highlights the increased pressure facing executives who are charged with protecting corporate computer systems from hackers whose attacks are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated. Years ago, the job of a CIO focused mainly on the upkeep of computer systems. In their largely behind-the-scenes rolls, most of their major decisions centered on the kinds of technological innovations a company would adopt, when and how much to pay for systems upgrades and the creation and maintenance of company websites.

03/06/2014

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Cook County Atty. Charged With Kissing A Teenage Girl

Cook 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.

10/31/2013

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Months Later, Protesters Still Want The Cook County Attorney Out

The impassioned pleas to get a county attorney out of office have been going on for six months now. Some people living in Grand Marais started weekly protests outside the courthouse after County Attorney Tim Scannell admitted to getting too close to a teenager.

06/20/2013

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Protesters Want Cook County Attorney To Step Down

After a county attorney’s admission he got too close to a teenager, a small Minnesota town’s cries for him to step down are only getting louder.

02/14/2013

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Minn. Prosecutor Ordered To Stay Away From Teen

A Minnesota prosecutor has been ordered to stay away from a 17-year-old girl and her parents after being accused of an improper relationship with the girl.

12/06/2012

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Franken Pushes for More Security At Courthouses

Minnesota Senator Al Franken had a roundtable discussion with several law enforcement officials and Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell On Wednesday.

04/04/2012

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Minn. House Committee Says Yes To Arming Prosecutors

Less than two months after a Minnesota prosecutor was shot by a defendant in a Grand Marais courthouse, a legislative committee advanced two bills designed to beef up security for county attorneys, including one that would let prosecutors carry guns.

01/26/2012

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2 Victims In Minn. Courthouse Shooting Improving

A hospital official says the two men hospitalized after being shot in a courthouse in northern Minnesota are improving.

12/16/2011