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Past articles by Tom:

Minnesota Untold: An iconic story from Minnesota’s ‘Golden Age’ shows its rust

The most telling stories may be the ones we keep telling ourselves, over, and over, again. → Read More

Fairview Southdale Hospital bans visitors for patient, investigation pending

Michael Puff, 71, has been at Fairview Hospital for 8 months with complex medical needs. On January 10, his family received a letter from M Health Fairview, informing them they would no longer be allowed to visit him unless they were taking him from the hospital. → Read More

When trail goes cold, she turns up the heat: Cold Case Consultant solves crimes, comforts families

One Cold Case Consultant solves crimes, comforts families in the the wake of tragedies. → Read More

Owner of medical tourism company indicted over PPP fraud

Kim Singh was the subject of a FOX 9 Investigation for a company that didn’t exist, but got PPP loans anyways. → Read More

'Why only six months?' Lawyers’ board questions attorney discipline

At the October 28 meeting of the Lawyers for Professional Responsibility Board (LPRB), Susan Humiston, director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility (OLPR), answered questions about the proposed six-month suspension for attorney Clayton Halunen. → Read More

Former Hennepin County commissioner arrested for DWI

Dayton Police arrested former Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat Wednesday night for DWI refusal. → Read More

Bad Rooster Responds: It’s because of our success

Soulaire Allerai, co-owner of the popular Bad Rooster food truck and leader of Soulful Journey, responded to a Sunday night FOX 9 Investigators story in a Facebook post Tuesday, saying the allegations are "solely designed to harm me and Bad Rooster because of the success and good will we have earned." → Read More

MPD reopens case of dead bride Elisa Gomez

Elisa Gomez had been married a mere 12 hours when her lifeless body was found hanging from a basement door frame by a red silk scarf, a footstool underneath her. Nearly six years later, Minneapolis police quietly reopened the case last week for a third time. → Read More

Metro Transit Police: A top cop, a laptop, and accusations of racism, sexism

Brooke Blakey's meteoric rise in the Metro Transit Police Department was cut short last year amid accusations she violated department rules on accepting gifts. She believes she was treated unfairly, and racism and sexism both played a role in the investigation. → Read More

Sheriff removal is problematic

How do you remove a sheriff from office who just won’t leave? There were renewed calls for Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson to resign last week after the FOX 9 Investigators revealed following his drunk driving crash Hutchinson sent racist and homophobic text messages to his staff, allegedly created a hostile work environment, and went on a spending spree with his county-issued credit… → Read More

Watch for deer, and fire

The Fox 9 Investigators have confirmed five cases of Subaru Foresters which all started on fire after front-end collisions, three of which involved an animal, one including a Kangaroo. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is aware and is monitoring the situation. → Read More

No easy answers in debate on how to deal with repeat juvenile offenders in carjacking cases

Many young carjacking suspects are being let free by the justice system as fast as they are being arrested. Prosecutors, police and politicians are trying to figure out what to do next but are they all working together to come up with a cohesive plan to bring the problem under control? Tom Lyden reveals a void in the system that could be contributing to the revolving door. → Read More

Minnesota Untold: ‘History Wars’

Fort Snelling is the state of Minnesota’s birthplace and its original sin. → Read More

Convicted ‘Dark Net’ killer claims innocence: ‘I couldn’t have done it’

Five years after killing his wife Amy, her enigmatic husband Stephen Allwine claims he was the victim of a high-tech framing. → Read More

Minnesota Untold: Black & Blue

The election of Charles Stenvig in 1969 marked a turning point for the Minneapolis Police Department. → Read More

Police association sues Chauvin 'bodyguard'

An association representing Minnesota police officers has filed a lawsuit against a Wright County man who was part of the private security detail for the trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin. → Read More

Federal Courts: ‘Highly Sensitive’ documents kept in ‘air-gap’

The most sensitive and secret information in Minnesota’s federal court system is now kept in a locked room, on an ‘air-gapped’ computer in St. Paul, without access to the internet following the "SolarWinds" cyber-attack on the U.S. federal government that was uncovered in December 2020. → Read More

The making of Tony Lazzaro

It looked good to be Tony Lazzaro. Until it didn't. → Read More

Eagan Police photos document Rep. Thompson alleged assault aftermath

As lawmakers continue to call for his resignation, Minnesota Rep. John Thompson has questioned the authenticity of domestic assault police reports. But, photos provided by the Eagan Police Department appear to show Thompson in a 2004 case. → Read More

Search for Minnesota lawmaker's residency uncovers domestic assault cases

Questions about Thompson’s residency were raised after he was stopped by St. Paul Police on July 4 for not having a front license plate. → Read More