CASS COUNTY, ND -- The Fargo man who sexually assaulted an employee of a Mapleton gas station has been sentenced. Abdulrahman Ali, 37, has been sentenced to 26 years in prison. Ali was convicted on five felony counts, including…
Federal Judge Asked to Block Work on Pipeline
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe wants a federal judge to temporarily stop work on parts of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The tribe says it’s to prevent the destruction of sacred and culturally significant sites near Lake Oahe.
A hearing on the tribe’s motion is set for Tuesday.
The tribe wants construction stopped on the pipeline route for a length of about two miles.
The tribe is challenging federal regulators’ decision to grant permits for the $3.8 billion pipeline that would carry crude daily from North Dakota to Illinois.