Crime

A Life of Service: Honoring the Memory of Officer Jason Moszer

Officer Moszer's family is preparing for a special tribute one year after being killed on duty

SABIN, Minn. — Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer. Officer Moszer was shot and killed on February 10th, 2016, while responding to a domestic disturbance in north Fargo. The grief from his loss is still being felt one year later. “It just didn’t seem real,” said Amy Moszer. “I thought…

Beware of Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day

The BBB says scammers prey on other's desires to find love around Valentine's Day

FARGO, N.D. — The Better Business Bureau is warning those seeking love on the internet to be aware of romance scams. Romance scams peak during this time of the year as more people turn to online dating services to find new relationships. The scams are infamous in that the scammer asks for money while trying to avoid a face–to–face meeting….

Have You Bought Arctic Glacier Ice? You Could Be Getting Reimbursed

The deadline to file a claim is May 17

  NATIONAL — If you bought ice between January 2001 and early March 2008, you may be in line for some money back. Arctic Glacier is one of several ice companies that have settled a national class action lawsuit that accused them of fixing the price of bags and blocks of ice. People in Minnesota and North Dakota who purchased…

Tribes File Lawsuit in Attempt to Halt DAPL Construction

Two tribes have filed a lawsuit after the company began construction again

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are moving full-steam ahead in court to stop the Dakota Access pipeline project. A legal challenge has been filed to try to block the project’s completion. The judge will not hear it until Monday. The company building the pipeline has started construction on the final stretch of the…

Fargo Police on the Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

After a midmorning robbery at Bell Bank in Fargo, police are asking for help finding the suspect

FARGO, N.D. — Police are searching for a man after a robbery at Bell Bank on 13th Avenue South in Fargo. Police said a man came into the bank just after 10:30 am. He walked up to a bank teller and demanded money. He then left the bank through the west door and fled from the scene still heading west….

Mr. Matchy Matchy “Arrested” at Sandy’s Donuts

The mascot for Giving Hearts Day is "arrested" for not giving donuts to local cops

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Mr. Matchy Matchy was “arrested” after a traffic stop outside Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo. Matchy, the mascot for Giving Hearts Day, was arrested for driving the Sandy’s van by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and not giving donuts to the cops. His “bail” was a $2,000 donation to Jail Chaplains. The Hope Lutheran Church Women’s…

DAPL Easement Granted, Protesters Say They Won’t Back Down

After the Army Corps of Engineers announced they will go ahead with the pipeline construction protesters in Cannon Ball are gearing up to resist

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Protesters in Morton County said they will not back down from fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, even after the Army Corps of Engineers grants the easement. Joye Braun has been protesting in Morton County since April of 2016. She called the Army Corps decision illegal and said she’s heard rumors more people are expected to come…

Three Fugitives Wanted for Alleged DAPL Crimes

Two other fugitives related to the same set of charges have already been arrested or appeared in court

MORTON COUNTY, N.D. –Three men are wanted on federal charges from an incident at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. An indictment has been handed down for 36-year-old Brennon Nastacio, 22-year-old Brandon Miller-Castillo and 20-year-old Dion Ortiz. The fugitives are accused of civil disorder and use of fire to commit a federal crime. A third suspect, James White, was just arrested…

MN Officer’s Attorneys Say Castile was Reaching for Gun Before Fatal Shooting

The police officer accused of fatally shooting Philando Castile during a traffic stop is charged with manslaughter and two other felonies

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — Attorneys for a Minnesota police officer accused of fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop say Philando Castile’s gun was accessible and that he was reaching for it when he was killed. A memo filed Tuesday in Ramsey County District Court contradicts prosecutors’ claims that St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez didn’t see the weapon…

Tuttle Man Sentenced in Sex Exploitation Case with Teen from the Philippines

Calvin Bernhardt has been sentenced to 50 years for his crimes against a 14-year-old girl from the Philippines

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Tuttle, North Dakota man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for enticing a 14 year-old girl from the Philippines to send him sexually explicit pictures over the internet. Calvin Bernhardt, 54, was found guilty after a four-day trial last October in Bismarck. He was convicted of numerous charges including attempted sexual exploitation of a…