Crime

Attorneys for Officer Charged in Killing of Philando Castile Want Change of Venue

Yanez shot Castile seven times during a July traffic stop in Falcon Heights

  RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — Attorneys for the police officer charged with killing Philando Castile want a change of venue. They don’t think their client, St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez, can get a fair trial in Ramsey County. He has been charged with manslaughter. Yanez shot Castile seven times during a July traffic stop in Falcon Heights. Castile’s girlfriend streamed…

Two Arrested for Selling Drugs in the Grand Forks Area

He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson's apartment in Grand Forks

Craig Hudson, 27 (L), Travis Larocque, 35 (R)  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two men are accused of selling drugs in the Grand Forks area. Craig Hudson, 27, appeared in court on two felony drug charges. He is also facing two drug misdemeanors. He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson’s apartment in Grand…

Funds from Sale of Officer Moszer’s Commemorative Coin to Help Family, Friends Go to Washington D.C.

Coins can be purchased at KVRR Studios, 4015 9th Avenue South, for a minimum donation of $15.00 a piece.

  FARGO, N.D. — A new coin commemorates the service of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer. The North Dakota Fraternal Order of Police is behind the minting of the coin. Proceeds will be used to send Moszer’s family and friends to Washington, D.C. where his name will be etched on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. A ceremony will be…

The Opioid Epidemic: How to Get and Use Narcan

Save A Life With Naloxone, the Anti-Heroin Drug -- Now Available Without a Doctor's Prescription

Almost no demographic group has been spared the scourge of opiate and heroin addiction that’s claiming lives all across the country and here at home in North Dakota and Minnesota. But now, North Dakota is fighting back, with a unique approach to getting Narcan, otherwise called naloxone, an antidote that can save lives in the event of an overdose. North…

Minnesota Mom Fighting to Change Law that Set Her Son’s Killer Free

On February 7th, 2003, Sweats left her 3-year-old son, Cameron in the care of a family friend, Samuel Christopher Jones while she went to work

  MINNESOTA — A Minnesota mom is fighting to change the law when it comes to sentencing guidelines¬†when someone kills a child. Cynthia Sweats said when it comes to¬†punishing someone for killing a child, the state is much too lenient. Samuel Christopher Jones On February 7th, 2003, Sweats left her 3-year-old son, Cameron in the care of a family friend,…

Details Released in Dilworth Auto Yard Drug Bust

Clay County and Moorhead K9 Units joined Dilworth police to search all the vehicles

  DILWORTH, Minn. — New details behind a search warrant to investigate the Dilworth Auto Yard have been released. The eight page warrant explains how 217 pounds of marijuana was found inside the trunks of eight Ford Fusions. On Friday, police were called to Inter-Rail Group, Inc. at 945 Center Avenue East. When they arrived, the trunks were open to…

Perham Man Reunited with 6-Year-Old Daughter in Nashville

She was found last Friday in Monroe County, Tennessee by a deli owner after the man saw fliers put up by Cooney's private investigators

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Perham man who spent the last month searching for his daughter was reunited with her Monday night in Nashville. Brian Cooney was granted temporary custody of his daughter Claire, who is 6 years old, but hadn’t seen her. She was found last Friday in Monroe County, Tennessee by a deli owner after the man saw…

Suspect in Court for South Fargo Bomb Threat

28-year-old Dustin Depiano is charged with felony terrorizing and criminal mischief, which is a misdemeanor

  FARGO, N.D. — The man accused of making a bomb threat and slashing several tires in south Fargo early Monday has been arraigned in court. Dustin Depiano, 28, is charged with felony terrorizing and criminal mischief, which is a misdemeanor. A preliminary hearing is set for April 13. Police say Depiano pulled fire alarms at multiple apartment buildings. He…

Future Unclear for Grand Forks Daycare After Sex Abuse Complaint

All suspects and victims are juveniles according to authorities, but they have not told us exactly how many are involved

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Officers in Grand Forks say a home daycare might not re-open after they got a sexual abuse complaint. Police say it happened at the Little Rascals Childcare Center. All suspects and victims are juveniles according to authorities, but they have not told us exactly how many are involved. Lt. Brett Johnson said the complaint was sent…

Army Corps Finishes Clean-Up of DAPL Protest Camps

A total of 835 industrial-size trash bins were filled and removed

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The Army Corps of Engineers has finished cleaning up three Dakota Access pipeline protest camps. The Corps hired a contractor after the main camp and two others were cleared out and shut down late last month in advance of the spring flooding season. They’d operated since last spring and at times held thousands of pipeline…