Crime

Duluth Man is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Murder

The St. Louis County Attorney recommended a 20-year sentence as part of a plea deal.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ A defendant accused of killing a man during a robbery in St. Louis County has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Darrel Mayhew earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old Larry Watczak at his Duluth home last January. Prosecutors say Mayhew struck Watczak in the head with a bottle, took his…

70 Year Old Driver Arrested for DUI After Crashing into Power Transformer Box

His car struck the power box, knocking out power to the surrounding area.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KFGO) – A man escaped serious injury and was arrested for DUI after his car slammed into a power transformer box in Grand Forks. Police say it happened shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday as 70-year old Ronald Palm was driving east on 32nd Avenue South. His car ran off the roadway and struck the power box, knocking…

Fargo Police Warn About Possible Tainted Marijuana in the Area

The marijuana has been sent to the State Crime Lab in Bismarck to be analyzed.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Fargo police are warning about a new illegal drug threat…possibly contaminated marijuana sold in Fargo that sent two people to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo this past weekend with serious reactions. One victim was reported to be in a coma. Another victim is cooperating with narcotic’s investigators as they track down the source of the drug….

White Earth Community Mourns Loss of Man Shot to Death Sunday

Authorities are asking for help finding the suspect

WHITE EARTH, Minn. — The White Earth community is mourning the loss of Jamie “Honker” Bevins, who was shot to death early Sunday morning. Authorities are asking for help finding the suspect, 18–year old Ronald Wayne Elias Thompson III of Detroit Lakes. If you know where Thompson may be, call 911. Bevins’ family is having a five-day spirit fire to honor Jamie….

GoFundMe: Body of Man Found 1 Yr. Ago Recovered

Joseph was reported missing by his family on July 3, 2018 and has not been in contact with his family since June 25, 2018.

UPDATE: A GoFundMe for a missing man last seen in June 2018 in Devils Lake says his body has been recovered. The fundraiser for Joseph Bruce Sr. says he was going to the Twin Cities because his disabled son, Joseph Jr., was life-flighted to St. Paul Children’s Hospital. They say the last thing they heard from him was he was…

Arrests Made in Deadly Fargo Shooting

Authorities say the man was taken to a nearby hospital where he died

1/2 Charles Harris III Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Kareem Byrd Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: Two men have been arrested on murder charges in the death of a Fargo man. 19-year-old Kareem Byrd and 30-year-old Charles Harris the third, both of Fargo, were taken into custody in the murder of 38-year-old Jason Halvorson. FARGO, N.D.– “I can’t get that…

Former Minneapolis Officer Noor Sentenced to 12.5 Years In Prison

In court, Noor says he can't apologize enough " for taking the life of a perfect person.'' 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder has been sentenced to a 12.5 year prison term for the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911. A Minnesota jury convicted Mohamed Noor in April of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old dual citizen of the…

Possible Drowning Death In Fargo

Around 11:00 p.m. Thursday night Fargo Police answered a call in the 1500 block of 5th Avenue for a possible drowning.

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are investigating a possible drowning overnight. Around 11:00 p.m. Thursday night Fargo Police answered a call in the 1500 block of 5th Avenue for a possible drowning. An 11 year old boy was transferred to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.   Categories: Community, Crime, Local News, North Dakota News Tags: Fargo Police…

CANCEL AMBER ALERT: Statewide Minnesota – Cottage Grove

Suspect in custody. Children found safe.

CANCEL AMBER ALERT. SUSPECT IN CUSTODY. CHILDREN FOUND SAFE. (Original) COTTAGE GROVE, MN — Amber Alert issued out of Cottage Grove, Minnesota and distributed statewide. At approximately 06:34 AM Jeffrey Lo assaulted the mother of his two children and left the scene in the mother’s mini-van with the children. The mini-van is a 2004 Toyota Sienna MN license plate 708XEM…