Crime

Fargo Police Search for Driver Involved in Hit and Run

Fargo Apartment Building on 800 Block of 10th Street South Was Struck Overnight by a Hit and Run Driver

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police are looking for the driver of a car involved in a building hit-and-run overnight. Police say the driver of a blue Pontiac Sunfire swerved off the road and crashed into an apartment building in the 800 block of 10th Street South around 12:40 a.m. and then fled. Damage to the building was minor. There were…

Eggs and Issues: Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction

Monthly Eggs & Issues Meeting Between Local Leaders Focuses on Addiction, Prevention, and Recovery

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Opioid addiction is taking lives in our community. The Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction was the focus on this month’s Eggs and Issues meeting between local leaders. Mary Beth Traynor said opioid addiction is something that hits close to home. “Our son Matthew struggled with addiction for over ten years,” she said. “He chose to…

Morton County Officials Preparing to Reopen Highway 1806

Authorities have outlined conditions for a phased reopening of the highway.

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Highway 1806 north of Cannon Ball may reopen soon. The Backwater Bridge on the highway has been closed since being damaged by fires started by pipeline protesters in October. Authorities have outlined conditions for a phased reopening of the highway. Among the conditions: the highway must be cleaned and debris removed, and there is no…

Judge Rules Against Standing Rock, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes on DAPL

The Army Corps and Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners had said the claim was lacking

  WASHINGTON D.C. — It’s another loss in federal court for the Sioux tribes. Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled against their efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline. A lawsuit was brought by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes saying the pipeline threatens their right to practice their…

Moorhead Man Accused of Killing Cats May Have Harmed Other Animals

Twenty-three-year-old Jalan Greer of Moorhead was charged earlier with three counts of felony mistreatment of animals

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police have expanded their investigation into the torture and deaths of three cats in Moorhead. Jalan Greer, 23, of Moorhead, was charged earlier with three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. Court documents say Moorhead police were called to an apartment in January after a cat was heard “fighting for its life.” Police found a dead cat…

BBB Risk Report: Scammers Target Younger Victims

It's consumer protection week and a new scam report may surprise you with who's at risk

NATIONAL — Scams come in all shapes and sizes but anyone can be a victim: including millennial. A new report shows that younger generations are being targeted. From swiping… “We hear romance scams are a big deal here.” said Heather Johnson, with the Better Business Bureau office in Fargo. …to selling and buying… “The millennial group is getting scammed more…

Gate City Bank, Midwest Radio: Join the Teddy Bear Posse

Stuffed animals are being collected for children who may find themselves in tramatic situations

FARGO, N.D. — A teddy bear can be a friend that’s stuffed with support for many children. Gate City Bank and Midwest Radio are collecting teddy bears and other stuffed animals. The bears will be donated to local law enforcement, so they can be given to children during traumatic situations. There are more than 30 donation boxes in the metro,…

TSA Announces New Pat-Down Procedure

This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously

  NATIONAL — The TSA is introducing a new pat-down procedure at airports across the country…and they’re warning local police departments. Officials with the TSA say the new pat-down procedure could be considered more invasive and cause people to file assault reports with authorities. This procedure will replace the five different kinds of pat-downs used previously. Officials say screeners are…

Fargo Man Reaches Plea Deal in Sex Assault Case

A trial that was set to begin at the end of last January was called off when the change of plea was announced

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of beating and sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel last fall has reached a plea deal. Adam Anderson pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition in Cass County District Court. A trial that was set to begin at the end of last January was called off when the change of plea was…

Protesters, American Indians Gather in Washington D.C. for March

On Friday, a two mile march is planned to the White House, where a rally is scheduled

  WASHINGTON D.C. — American Indians are gathering in Washington, D.C. to march on the White House. There will be four days of protests against the Trump administration and the Dakota Access pipeline. Starting Tuesday, tribal members and supporters plan to camp each day on the National Mall, with tee-pees, a ceremonial fire, cultural workshops and speakers. On Friday, a…