Author: KVRR Staff

Sunday Moorhead Apartment Fire Cause Identified

No one was injured

UPDATE: Smoking materials are to blame for a fire that displaced the people in four homes. Moorhead firefighters responded to 1205 12th Avenue North around noon yesterday. The fire was ruled accidental at the four–plex apartment building. Neighbors say they heard an explosion after a small propane tank used with a portable grill started on fire. The fire has caused an…

NDDOT administrator resigns after internal investigation

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO Associated Press) – The director of North Dakota’s driver’s licensing division was accused of favoritism and harassment before he suddenly resigned. Glenn Jackson resigned, two days after KFGO News reported he was under investigation for a reason the Department of Transportation wouldn’t disclose. KFGO news received a copy of the investigation through an open records request. the…

State to scrap MNLARS, move on to privately developed system

MINNESOTA (FOX 9) – Minnesota officials say they will make an estimated $73 million move to scrap the state’s troubled vehicle licensing and registration system — MNLARS — and move on with a privately developed software system. After an independent review of the MNLARS system, officials recommended that the state move onto an outside vendor. The review was headed by Rick King, a…

Mohamed Noor found guilty on 3rd-degree murder, 2nd-degree manslaughter

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor and his legal team exit the Hennepin County Government Center on April 26, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was found guilty on third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter and not guilty on second-degree murder in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. The trial…

UPDATE: Moorhead Standoff Ends Peacefully

The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home.

MOORHEAD, MN — The situation in the 1400 block of 5 St S has ended peacefully and the suspect Blake Fitzgerald, a 35-year-old Moorhead resident, is in custody on domestic assault related charges. No one was injured in this incident. The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home. UPDATE: A man Moorhead police believe has a gun…

Fate of ex-Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor now in hands of jury

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The decision of whether or not to convict former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor in the July 2017 shooting death of Australia native Justine Ruszczyk Damond now lies in the hands of the jury. The jury–12 jurors and four alternates–consists of four women and 12 men. The jury includes half-a-dozen minorities, with four born outside the U.S. including two from the Phillipines,…

Funeral held for MN DNR Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn

PINE CITY, Minn. (FOX 9) – After he died in the line of duty last weekend, hundreds gathered outside the Pine City Civic Center to honor the life of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn Friday morning. “So it’s really time to honor Officer Wynn because unfortunately he lost his life in the line of duty, so want…

DNR officer shoots and kills bear after ‘stand off’ in North St. Paul neighborhood

On going stand off in NSP. Please Be(ar) careful. ???? pic.twitter.com/zn4qlaPnUu — North St Paul Police (@NSPPolice) April 25, 2019 NORTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – A bear is dead after being shot by officials in a residential area of North St. Paul Thursday. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, a conservation officer shot the bear after…

MN State Patrol cites driver for watching ‘Law & Order’ behind the wheel

Courtesy: Minnesota State PatrolMinnesota (FOX 9) – The Minnesota State Patrol is warning drivers to stay focused behind the wheel after several people were cited for distracted driving – including one person who was watching “Law & Order” while behind the wheel. According to state patrol, on Tuesday, a trooper pulled a driver over and discovered he was watching “Law & Order” on his phone. Another…