Crime

Derek Chauvin guilty plea expected in George Floyd federal case

(FOX 9) – Derek Chauvin has notified the federal court in Minnesota of a change of plea to charges that he violated George Floyd’s constitutional rights. A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at the federal courthouse in St. Paul. The scheduling of the hearing signal that Chauvin intends to plead guilty to the charges. Chauvin…

UPDATE: Hennepin Co. Sheriff faces four charges including DWI following crash near Alexandria

UPDATE: Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson has been charged with four misdemeanors including DWI in connection with a crash on I-94 near Alexandria Wednesday morning. Hutchinson has been charged with Fourth-degree Driving While Impaired, operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, operating a Motor Vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content of .08 Within Two Hours and Carrying a Pistol…

Jussie Smollett convicted of staging attack, lying to police

CHICAGO (AP) – A jury has convicted Jussie Smollett on five of six charges he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lied to Chicago police about it. The jury returned the verdict Thursday afternoon against the former actor from the TV show “Empire” after a weeklong trial. Jurors acquitted him on one charge. Two brothers testified that Smollett…

Cheney Middle School students kept home following threat

The West Fargo Police Department alerted the school district to a very specific threat of violence.

WEST FARGO, ND (KVRR) – Students at Cheney Middle School in West Fargo are learning from home after police determined a serious threat to the school. The West Fargo Police Department alerted the school district to a very specific threat of violence. The threat was shared anonymously in a Snapchat group. Police say students brought the message to the attention…

Three men charged in Arbery’s death convicted of murder

From left, Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan Jr. BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) – All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery have been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice. The convictions for Greg McMichael, son Travis McMichael and neighbor William “Roddie”…

No charges in deadly shooting in Casselton

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – The Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office has decided not to file criminal charges against a man who shot and killed a man in Casselton late last month.Prosecutors decided they could not prove 54-year-old Edwin Kester, Jr. intended to kill 58-year-old Randell Burton in an apartment connected to Club 94, a bar and restaurant on October 18….

Moorhead man charged with murder in shooting deaths of man, woman & her unborn child

Thirty-three-year-old Anthony Reese, Jr. is charged with shooting and killing his coworkers, Richard Pittman, April Carbone, and her unborn child at Composite America Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – A Moorhead man is charged with three counts of murder in the deaths of a couple and their unborn baby. “We’ve filed three charges. two charges of murder and one charge of murder of an unborn child,” Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick said. Thirty-three-year-old Anthony Reese, Jr. is charged with shooting and killing his coworkers,…

Report: Dalvin Cook a victim in domestic abuse, extortion case

MINNEAPOLIS (Fox 9) – Minnesota Vikings star running back Dalvin Cook is apparently the victim in a case involving domestic abuse and extortion, according to his agent Zac Hiller. The nature and details of the case are unclear. It was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter Tuesday night. “An incident occurred over one year ago, when a female US Military…

Update: Fargo Casey’s robbery suspect arrested

(courtesy, KFGO)UPDATE – Fargo Police says 26-year-old Tyler Hendrickson of Fargo has been arrested in connection with a robbery at a Casey’s General Store robbery. Officers worked through the day to get video evidence and find Hendrickson. Police did not say where he was arrested.   FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo police are investigating a robbery at Casey’s General Store…