Crime

Two Women Arrested in High-Speed Pursuit

The pursuit started in Barnesville

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. –Authorities arrest two women after a high-speed pursuit that started in Barnesville. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Twenty-one-year old Chelsea Probasco, of Moorhead, fled a traffic stop and led officers on a pursuit through several county roads, hitting speeds up to 100 mph. The vehicle went into a ditch after…

Minnesota Judge Finds ‘Miracle on Ice’ Star Mentally Ill

Pavelich's criminal case was put on hold while the state sought to have him committed.

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. – A Minnesota judge has found that a former member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team is mentally ill and dangerous. The judge ruled Wednesday that 61-year-old Mark Pavelich should be committed to a secure treatment facility. Pavelich was charged after he allegedly beat a friend with a metal pole in August. His criminal case…

Autopsy: 2 Boys and Mom Shot Multiple Times in Minneapolis

Authorities described the shooting as a domestic attack.

MINNEAPOLIS–A medical examiner says two Minneapolis boys and their mother were shot multiple times–and the woman was also stabbed in the chest–before the boys’ father shot himself in the head. All four died in Sunday’s shooting, which authorities described as a domestic attack. The victims were identified Tuesday as 39-year-old Kjersten Schladetzky, and her sons, 8-year-old Nelson and 11-year-old William….

Fargo Police Ask Assistance Locating Hit-and-Run Suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call the Investigators Division at 701-241-1405.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s assistance locating the suspect of a hit-and-run on November 22 at the FM Visitor Center. Officers responded to the scene where the suspect rear-ended the victim and got out of the vehicle to shout at the victim. The suspect then got back in the vehicle, drove around the parking lot and…

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The debate over the future of immigrants and new Americans has never been hotter than right now, both here in the Red River Valley and across the country. Two local counties in North Dakota are deciding tonight whether or not they want to continue accepting new refugees, and there are ample voices on both the pro and the con side…

Two Vehicle Pursuits within Half-Hour in Clay County

Both chases occurred in the same vicinity of 13th Street and 16th Avenue South in Moorhead.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Clay County Sheriff’s Office performed two unrelated vehicle pursuits at the same location on Monday. A Clay County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle at approximately 1:05 a.m. for having obstructed plates. The driver fled, but slid into a snowbank. After a brief foot pursuit, 33-year-old Jessica Schweninger of Hitterdal, was taken into custody. As police were searching…

Sexual Assault Case Dropped after Minnesota Agents Mix Up DNA

The BCA says it will continue to work on the case.

MINNEAPOLIS–Prosecutors have thrown out rape charges filed against a convicted sex offender accused of attacking an employee at a Twin Cites amusement park in 2018 after his attorney discovered investigators mixed up the DNA tests. 27-year-old Austin Jeffrey Jones was scheduled to stand trial next week on two charges related to the alleged assault at Valleyfair in Shakopee. A defense…

Fargo Woman Recovers After Being Hit with Stray Bullet

The woman was unexpectedly struck while in a family members home

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is feeling extra grateful after only suffering minor injuries from a stray bullet that struck her while she was in her daughter’s home. The Fargo resident was putting her grandchild to bed on Tuesday night when she felt a sudden pain in her arm. After noticing a small hole in the wall of the bedroom,…