Crime

Richland 44’s Interim Superintendent has First School Board Meeting

"That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them, eat lunch with them every day and I've been doing that"

COLFAX, N.D. — Tim Godfrey resigned as Richland 44 Superintendent after he was put on paid administrative leave amidst a hazing scandal. Now the district has an interim superintendent and he spoke at his first school board meeting. “That to me had to be my number one goal. To get to know the students to get to visit with them,…

GoFundMe Account Started For Murdered Mother of Two

Family needs Money To Bring Nicole Gututala-Hoff's Body Back Home To Hawaii For Burial

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption JAMESTOWN, N.D. — An online account is raising money to return the body of a Jamestown woman killed by her ex-husband to her home state of Hawaii. Nicole Gututala-Hoff was waiting in her car to pick up her children from…

Cass County Jail Under Modified Lockdown

The jail is currently under full power from the local grid, but does not have the mandatory backup system available in the case of an unexpected power outage.

    FARGO, ND — The Cass County Jail is currently in a modified lockdown due to a failure of the backup power generator.  The jail is currently under full power from the local grid, but does not have the mandatory backup system available in the case of an unexpected power outage.  All inmates and staff are currently safe, and…

Former School Superintendent Pleads Not Guilty To Indecent Exposure

Scott Staska is accused of exposing himself at stores in St. Cloud and Waite Park between May 2017 and this past April.

ST. CLOUD, MN (AP)– The former superintendent of the Rocori School District has pleaded not guilty to 19 counts of indecent exposure in Stearns County. Scott Staska is accused of exposing himself at stores in St. Cloud and Waite Park between May 2017 and this past April. Staska was arrested in March and resigned from the school in April. He…

Bail Set For Man Who Admitted Shooting And Killing His Ex-Wife

Kevin Hoff Is Charged With Murdering Nicole Gututala-Hoff In Jamestown Last Saturday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Montpelier, North Dakota man who admitted to police that he shot and killed his ex-wife appears in court. Bail for Kevin Hoff was set at $500,000. A preliminary hearing has been set for July 11. The 37-year-old Hoff is charged with the murder of 25-year-old Nicole Gututala-Hoff of Jamestown. Authorities say he shot Nicole while she…

Man Arrested After Flashing Gun

Police responded to the disturbance around 7 p.m. Monday, on 6th Avenue North, in the Oak Grove area.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A 26-year old man with no permanent address was arrested by Fargo police for allegedly flashing a gun at a passing vehicle during a dispute. Police responded to the disturbance around 7 p.m. Monday,  on 6th Avenue North, in the Oak Grove area. Someone made an obscene gesture at Maverick Herald, and witnesses say he then pulled…

Accused Murdering Grandmother of Minnesota Pleads Not Guilty In Florida

Lois Riess entered the plea in Fort Myers, Florida in the death of 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson

Lois RiessFORT MYERS, FL — A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman has entered a not guilty plea to a second-degree murder charge. 56-year-old Lois Riess entered the plea in Fort Myers, Florida in the death of 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson. Authorities believe Riess killed the woman to steal her money and car and to assume…

Suspect In Drug Trafficking Overdose Death In Grand Forks Pleads Guilty

He is one of 32 people accused of dealing large amounts of fentanyl in the U.S and Canada

FARGO, N.D. — A Florida man has pleaded guilty in an international drug trafficking investigation that began with an overdose death in Grand Forks in 2015. Anthony Gomes, also known as Ant, entered guilty pleas to drug and money laundering charges. He is one of 32 people accused of dealing large amounts of fentanyl in the U.S and Canada. The…

Former Fargo Contractor Being Sued For Fraud, Arrested For DUI

Police arrested Tim Rosene early Sunday in Fargo after he was pulled over on South University Drive, as he attempted to get onto I-94.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A former Fargo general contractor who’s been sued after leaving dozens of customers with unfinished work was arrested for DUI. Police arrested Tim Rosene early Sunday in Fargo after he was pulled over on South University Drive, as he attempted to get onto I-94. He had a blood alcohol level of .18, or more than twice the legal…

Man is Custody After Saying He Shot Ex-Wife

Officers who responded to the scene found a female victim deceased in a vehicle in the parking lot

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A man is in custody after saying he shot and killed his ex-wife, and wanted to turn himself in. The Stutsman County Communications Center received several calls about a shooting at 503 15th St SE in Jamestown. Dispatch then received a call from 37 year old Kevin Hoff who said he shot his ex wife and wanted…