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Charges: Suspect shot parents in Long Prairie, MN & flew to Cancun

(F0x 9) The 22-year-old suspect charged with killing his parents in Long Prairie, Minnesota has flown to Mexico, officials said. According to the criminal complaint, Dylan John Bennett is charged with two counts of murder after his mother and father were found shot dead in their home around 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21. They have been identified as 66-year-old Carol Bennett and…

Enrollment Is Up As Fargo Public Schools Begin Another School Year

First day enrollment at Fargo Public Schools is 11,513 students

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo students are back in class. The Bruin Ambassadors at Fargo South wanted to make sure everyone felt welcomed back to school. Four dozen of them spent the last two weeks getting ready to help kids coming back to class. That includes a human tunnel for an epic entrance. They also had signs and enough energy to…

Closs family home demolished in Barron, Wis.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption   BARRON, Wis. (FOX 9) – The Barron, Wisconsin home from which Jayme Closs was abducted has been demolished, the Barron County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday. Jayme Closs was abducted from the home on October 15, 2018, after her parents, Denise and James Closs, were murdered. After 88 days, Jayme escaped…

UPDATE: Man Who Fled Traffic Stop Near Grafton Turns Himself In

Julio Mendoza was last seen wearing blue jean shorts and a red shirt

UPDATE – The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Julio Mendoza turned himself in Monday night at the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center. He has been charged with driving while license revoked and fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer   GRAFTON, N.D. — Authorities search a Campbell Farms warehouse near Grafton after a man runs from a highway patrol traffic…

R. Kelly charged with sexual misconduct in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced charges Monday against R&B singer R. Kelly for sexual misconduct involving an underage fan from Minnesota. The case dates back to 2001. According to prosecutors, the alleged victim was paid $200 to get naked and have sexual relations with the musician at his Minneapolis hotel. The tip came through a Chicago…

Man Hit By Train in Moorhead

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption   MOORHEAD, Minn. – A pedestrian is hurt after he was hit by a train in downtown Moorhead. Police, fire and FM Ambulance responded to 1st Avenue and 11th Street North around 4:45. Moorhead police says the man was taken to Sanford with unknown injuries. Categories: Minnesota News, Moorhead

Marine charged with murder in shooting death of Karlstad, MN Marine

1/2 U.S. Marine Riley Kuznia, 20, of Karlstad, Minnesota was fatally shot while on duty at a barracks in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy of family) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Officials have identified the Marine killed in a New Year’s Day shooting at a barracks in Southeast, D.C. as 20-year-old Riley Kuznia Show Caption Hide Caption   WASHINGTON- A Marine…

Becker County Man Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

The sheriff's office did a welfare check Saturday night at a house on County Highway 29, north of Frazee.

UPDATE – The BCA says 44-year-old Brian Hazelton of Burlington Township, Minnesota was shot by Becker County Deputies. He’s been charged with first, second and fourth degree assault and is expected to make his first court appearance next week. Hazelton was released from the hospital on Friday and is in the Becker County Jail. Dep. Daran Borth fired his gun…

Molly of Denali Marks First National Children’s Show With Native American Lead

A new cartoon about a 10-year-old Native girl in Alaska has captured the heart of people across the country. More than 60 Native people helped create Molly of Denali. Dennis Zotigh praises the show for its accurate representation of Native cultures and customs. “My 81-year-old father saw the first segment with me and I asked him, ‘What did you get…