Crime

Homeowner Arrested for Arson in Ottertail Fire

Dahl was arrested for arson after his house was destroyed Saturday night

  OTTERTAIL, Minn. —¬†An Ottertail, Minnesota man has been arrested for setting his house on fire. Cody Dahl was arrested for arson after his house was destroyed on Saturday night. Crews from Battle Lake, Perham and Ottertail fire departments were called out to fight the blaze on Long Lake Road around 9:45 in the evening. The house is considered a…

Fargo Man Arrested After Bomb Threat at South Fargo Apartment Buildings

Dustin Depiano Was Charged With Terrorizing After a Bomb Threat Early Monday Morning

  FARGO, N.D. — People are back in their south Fargo apartments after a bomb threat early this morning. One man is in custody. “Fire alarms start going off and police start banging on doors,” said Sheyenne, who lives at one of the evacuated buildings. “We thought it was a joke again because they went off earlier in the night….

Perham Father Searching Across the U.S. for His Daughter

A Perham man's estranged wife reportedly takes his six-year-old daughter

PERHAM, Minn. — A father from Perham Minnesota is searching across the United States for his six-year-old daughter. Renee Brewer, a private investigator, said Brian Cooney hasn’t seen his daughter Claire Cooney since February 14th. The website findclairecooney.com¬†reports the child was last seen with Brian’s estranged wife Miranda Cooney and her partner in Centerville, Tennessee. Miranda is allegedly not Clair’s…

Dilworth Police Seize Over 200 Pounds of Marijuana

Dilworth Police Chief Ty Sharpe says there were 14 separate packages of pot inside the vehicles' spare wheel wells. The marijuana was found during a routine inspection.

DILWORTH, Minn. (KFGO-AM) – Police are investigating the discovery of 217 pounds of marijuana stashed inside new vehicles at the Dilworth Auto Yard. The vehicles had been transported to Dilworth aboard a BNSF freight train. Dilworth Police Chief Ty Sharpe says there were 14 separate packages of pot inside the vehicles’ spare wheel wells. The marijuana was found during a…

Guardian Angel Human Trafficking Operation Results in Multiple Arrests

Undercover operations targeted adults agreeing to engage in sexual activity with minors.

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Man Convicted in “Operation Speed Racer” Loses Appeal

The killing was tied to a violent cartel based in Tijuana, Mexico

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A man convicted of murder in a North Dakota drug conspiracy case tied to a major Mexican cartel has lost his appeal. Gabriel Martinez had claimed that his lawyers did a poor job and one of them was too chummy with Federal Judge Ralph Erickson. He sentenced Martinez to life in prison in 2008…

DAPL Protesters, Supporters Set Up Camp in Washington D.C.

Members of the camp say they are doing it to show solidarity with Standing Rock and to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Our Washington Correspondent Karys Belger reports

WASHINGTON D.C. — Dakota Access pipeline protests have now formed in Washington. People from all across the country are joining together to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. On the National Mall, Native Americans are pouring in to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. “We’re here to march in D.C. to remind the current administration…

Attorneys for Convicted Murderer of Dru Sjodin Demanding to Question Prosecutors

Rodriguez's public defenders want to question former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Norm Anderson

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A federal judge is being asked to order prosecutors in the Alfonso Rodriguez case to testify under oath about the testimony of a key trial witness. Rodriguez’s public defenders want to question former U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Norm Anderson. They claim that former Ramsey County Medical Examiner, Dr. Michael McGee,…

FBI Hopes for New Leads in North Dakota Murder Case Gone Cold

The 50-year-old Morin's remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming

FBI File Photo  ST. MICHAEL, N.D. — The FBI is offering a reward in the decade old murder case of a St. Michael, North Dakota man. Kim Morin was shot and killed in July 2007 on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. The 50-year-old Morin’s remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming….

Grand Forks Couple Charged with Child Endangerment

THE COUPLE IS ACCUSED OF BEING ON DRUGS AND ENDANGERING A CHILD

From L to R: Alexis Cvancara, 28, Ryan Greene, 31  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks couple is accused of endangering a child while being on drugs. Ryan Greene, 31, and Alexis Cvancara, 28, made their initial court appearance. They were arrested last month. Greene is charged with three felonies including the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled…