Minnesota Supreme Court Suspends Ex-Prosecutor's LicenseThe Minnesota Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the license of a former northern Minnesota prosecutor convicted of sexual misconduct involving a teenage girl.
Fmr. Cook Co. Att'y Gets 30 Days For Criminal Sexual Conduct A former county attorney from northern Minnesota has been sentenced for criminal sexual conduct. Former Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell will serve 30 days in jail and will have 10 years of probation. He is also required to register as a sex offender for 10 years.
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.
Cook County Att'y Found Guilty Of Sexual MisconductJurors reached a verdict in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell was found guilty. He had been charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.
Cook Co. Atty.’s Criminal Sexual Conduct Case Heads To Jury A jury will now decide the fate of a Minnesota county attorney on trial for his relationship with a teenage girl. Tim Scannell is charged with two felonies for his relationship with a teen that was 17-years-old at the time.
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.
Target Exec's Departure Puts Spotlight On CIOsThe 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.
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.
Months Later, Protesters Still Want The Cook County Attorney OutThe 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.
Protesters Want Cook County Attorney To Step DownAfter 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.
Minn. Prosecutor Ordered To Stay Away From TeenA 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.
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.
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.
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.