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.
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.
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.
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.
Minnesota Senator Al Franken had a roundtable discussion with several law enforcement officials and Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell On Wednesday.
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.
A hospital official says the two men hospitalized after being shot in a courthouse in northern Minnesota are improving.