Crime

Five Arrested in Drug Raid in Casselton

The arrests were the result of a lengthy narcotics investigation involving the Cass County Sheriff's Office and a number of other agencies

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Spearfish Authorities Continue Deadly House Fire Investigation; How You Can Help the Families

Authorities haven't identified the families or children but the account says the fire broke out at the Wilson-Roden and Tate house

SPEARFISH, S.D. — A GoFundMe account set up for families affected by a Spearfish house fire that killed five children has already raised tens-of-thousands of dollars. The victims are 6-year-old Phibie Moyer, 7-year-old Clinton Johnson, 8-year-old Rhylin Gee, 9-year-old Justice Roden and her 11-year-old sister, Tanlynn Roden. The fire broke out at the Wilson-Roden and Tate house. There is still…

Heitkamp: Grand Forks Could be Vital for National Security

Senator Heitkamp talks the investigation between the 2016 election and President Trump among other issues

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — U.S Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Grand Forks leaders and Russian experts are talking about ways the city can keep the United States safe. A CNN report says both Democrats and Republicans want answers to a possible association between the Trump campaign and Russia. President Trump took his thoughts to Twitter, saying this whole investigation is a “witch…

Three Teams, 500+ Pills, One Snapchat Deception Leads to Six Arrests in Joint ND-MN Drug Bust

Authorities say they tracked more than 500 blue pills stamped with the label "A 215" between the five people, along with 40 grams of marijuana wax, over four pounds of marijuana and a SKS rifle

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Boy Accidentally Shot in the Head While Playing With a Gun

The boy's condition is unknown at this time

BENEDICT, N.D. — Authorities in Benedict, North Dakota say a 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the head while playing with a gun. Officials say the boy and his 11-year-old cousin were playing with a .22 caliber pistol at home Wednesday night. They say neither of the boys knew the gun was loaded. The 9-year-old boy was taken to a…

Owner of Daycare Suspected of Sexual Abuse is Arrested for No License

Officials say her license expired more than a year ago

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Authorities arrested a woman in charge of a Grand Forks daycare which is under investigation for potential sexual abuse. Reports say 32-year-old Amy Jo Puppe ran the Little Rascals daycare out of her south Grand Forks home without a license, which is a Class B misdemeanor. Puppe told investigators she thought her daycare license expired in…

Fargo Woman Accused of Trying to Kill Husband with Battery Acid

The suspect told officers she was unhappy with the relationship

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is being accused of trying to kill her husband with battery acid. Nyabenda Spes is charged with one count of reckless endangerment. Authorities say officers were called to her home and she confessed to them she was pouring battery acid in her husband’s beer, hoping he would drink it and die. They said Spes…

Body Recovered from Mississippi River; Believed to be of Missing St. Cloud College Student

The body was taken to Ramsey County for an autopsy and official identification

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Stearns County authorities say they have recovered a body from the Mississippi River and believe it to be missing St. Cloud State University student Jesse Dady. Authorities say at about 6:20 p.m., divers recovered a body in the Mississippi River just south of the Veterans Bridge. The body was taken to Ramsey County for an…

Changing Gun Laws Could Change the Game for Campus Gun Policies

The proposed bill to allow guns in state owned buildings put Universities in a legal grey area

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Board of Higher education passed a measure making it the only body who can decide if guns should be allowed on college campuses. It’s in response to North Dakota lawmakers proposing another gun bill which would allow firearms into buildings owned or managed by the state. This would put public universities like NDSU in…

Patty Wetterling: “I’m Not Strong. Jacob’s the Strong Force in My Life”

After months of silence, Patty Wetterling is speaking out about how she is moving on. Reporter Anndrea Anderson with our sister station, KDLT in Sioux Falls, Reports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is trying to find out what’s next for her life. After her son Jacob’s remains were finally found after 27 years and his killer was put behind bars, she is trying to continue her own recovery. Anndrea Anderson sat down with patty to talk about the nearly 30-year ordeal. “They found some bones and…