Crime

Three Arrested in Otter Tail County Drug Bust

After a search, authorities found nearly $2 million worth of high grade marijuana in 18 duffle bags

From L to R: Anthony Williams, 21, Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Three St. Paul men have been charged in Otter Tail County after a major drug bust on I-94. Vontail Kendle, 22, Michael Dunnorm, 22 and Anthony Williams, 21, were arrested on March 1 after a traffic stop near Fergus Falls. The pickup…

Bad Reaction to Narcotics May Have Led to Fatal Sioux Falls Stabbing

The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by Holter and his girlfriend

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sioux Falls police say a bad reaction to narcotics may have caused a man to fatally stab an acquaintance at a house party. Alexander Rodriguez, 27, of Sioux Falls, was stabbed early Sunday morning. Brady Holter, 25, was arrested for murder and manslaughter. The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by…

Arrest Made in West Fargo Liquor Store Robbery

West Fargo Police arrest a man for robbing Bernie's Wines and Liquors

Police responded to a robbery in West Fargo during broad daylight. It happened around 2:45 this afternoon at Bernie’s Wines and Liquors on Sheyenne Street. 37-year-old Christopher Burns entered the store and demanded a free bottle. After he was told no, he demanded money instead. An unknown amount of money was handed over. He fled the store and got into…

Assault in Grand Forks IHOP Parking Lot

Police search for suspect in Grand Forks assault

Grand Forks Police are looking for a man involved in an assault in the IHOP parking lot early this morning. The victim says his phone was stolen during the assault which happened after an argument started in the restaurant The suspect is described as a black man with short hair, shaved on the sides. He was wearing a green jacket…

Firehouse Subs Grants the West Fargo Police Department a Hefty Donation

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Awards a Grant to West Fargo Police Department to Purchase Vests and Helmets

FARGO, N.D. — Thanks to Firehouse Subs and generous donations from the public, the West Fargo Police Department will be getting some new gear. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated more than $27,000 dollars to the department. The money will go towards purchasing ballistic vests and helmets for the force. Franchise owners say it’s all about giving back to…

Five Suspects Arrested in Shooting Death of U of M-Duluth Student

Grahek was shot on February 14th at a home in Duluth's East Hillside neighborhood

Facebook  DULUTH, Minn. — Five people have been arrested in the shooting death of a University of Minnesota-Duluth student. Authorities said they arrested four people in the shooting death of 22-year-old William Grahek. A fifth person was already in jail on unrelated charges. Grahek was shot on February 14th at a home in Duluth’s East Hillside neighborhood. The suspects, four…

Update: Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times before smashing the victim's windshield

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer during a fight in St. Paul. Diamond Reynolds, 27, of West St. Paul, is charged with two felony counts of assault. Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times…

Moorhead Man Charged in Killing of Three Cats

Police responded to Greer's apartment after neighbors say they heard loud cat noises

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man is facing six years in prison for allegedly torturing and killing his three cats. Jalan Greer, 23, is charged with three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. Police responded to Greer’s apartment after neighbors say they heard loud cat noises. They found a cat on the kitchen floor with blood coming out of…

U.N. Investigator Says Native American Rights were Violated by DAPL Law Enforcement

Tauli-Corpuz is the U.N.'s special investigator on the rights of indigenous peoples

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — An official with the United Nations says the rights of Native Americans in North Dakota are not being respected by the state. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz visited Dakota Access protest camps in Morton County. Tauli-Corpuz is the U.N.’s special investigator on the rights of indigenous peoples. She says authorities used unnecessary force and that the reports of…

Little Falls Man Convicted of Murdering Two Teens Asking to be Released

They say Smith's rights were violated when parts of his trial were closed to the public

  LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Attorneys for the Little Falls man who killed two teens who broke into his home in 2012 are asking for his release. Attorneys for 68-year-old Byron Smith say his life sentence without parole is unconstitutional. They say Smith’s rights were violated when parts of his trial were closed to the public. Smith killed 18-year-old Haile…