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Hibbing Man Back in Court for Allegedly Molesting 5-Year-Old

Trial Set for July 5

HIBBING, Minn. – A 28-year-old Hibbing man was in court today after allegedly breaking into an iron range home last year and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. Travis Turk is facing four felony charges in the case including criminal sexual conduct in the first degree. Travis Turk The girl’s mother woke up around 1:00 a.m. last May, when she heard screams…

17-Year-Old Gets Probation in Hibbing Murder Case

Will be on Probation Until She's 21

HIBBING, Minn.-A 17-year-old Hibbing resident has been placed on probation Thursday for her involvement in an Iron Range murder. Julianna Sala had previously admitted that she lied several times to the police about her involvement in the murder of 20-year-old Jaysen Greenwood. She has also confessed that she went with the murder to dispose of the body in an abandoned…

Hibbing Murder Update

Suspect Needs to Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

HIBBING, Minn.-A Grand Rapids man accused of murder has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation before going to trial. 32-year-old Benjamin Lundquist has been charged with second-degree murder for his connection to the Jan. 17 stabbing death of 54-year-old Joel Gangness of Hibbing. Lundquist initially told police that Jesus told him to commit the crime. Lundquist’s next court…