Author: Jim Monk

Hearing set for bill that keeps part of redistricting process secret

FARGO (KVRR) – A bill that would exempt drafts of legislative redistricting maps from North Dakota’s open records laws will be discussed by state lawmakers this week. The Senate Political Subdivisions Committee will hold a hearing Friday at 8:30 a.m. “Unfortunately, the bill allows legislators to hide their draft maps from the public by exempting them from open records laws”…

Moorhead Police investigating shooting death of six-year-old boy

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead Police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the shooting death of a six-year-old boy. Police say Sunday evening, several unsupervised children located a handgun inside an apartment in the 400 block of Sunrise Circle. The immediate family has been notified, and the remaining juveniles who were present are safe. The gun was…

Judge denies sentence reduction for man convicted in fatal shootout with U.S. Marshals

Scott FaulBISMARCK, N.D. – A federal judge has denied a sentence reduction sought by a man convicted of murder in connection to a shootout that killed two U.S. marshals in North Dakota. Sixty-seven-year-old Scott Faul has been in federal custody since 1983. Faul, along with tax protester Gordon Kahl and Kahl’s son, Yorie, were involved in a shootout near Medina,…

City of Fargo, Airport Authority begin separation process

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO (KVRR) – As outlined in a mutual agreement reached last year, the city of Fargo and the Fargo Municipal Airport Authority have begun the process of a separating. If the transition plan is approved by the Fargo City Commission, airport employees will no longer be city employees as of…

Son accused of shooting father in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Police continue to search for a Rochester teen accused of shooting his father. The shooting happened Friday about 7:30 p.m. outside an apartment building where the two live. Police say the 41-year-old father was arguing with his 18-year-old son about finances. The confrontation turned violent when the two went out into the parking lot. The son fired…

Police arrest man wanted in Fargo bar shooting

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) –  A suspect wanted in a shooting outside a downtown Fargo bar a month ago has been arrested. Shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday, the Red River Valley Swat Team conducted a high-risk search warrant at the Hotel deLuxe at 1407 35th Street South in Fargo and arrested 43-year old Brandon Grant. Grant had been on the run…