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Bring Tommy Home: Community Gathers Behind Local Family

The two met Tommy one year ago and knew he was meant to be a part of their family

FARGO, ND — A Fargo couple is getting ready to bring home a new family member. Darren and Danja  Hall are raising money to adopt a 10-year-old boy from China. The two met Tommy one year ago and knew he was meant to be a part of their family. Friends organized a fundraiser at 20BelowCoffee to help with fees. Donation…

Rain Can’t Rain on Jeremiah Program’s Parade

Work is set to begin on a new housing center that will support 20 single mothers in the metro

FARGO, ND — Getting a degree comes with its own set of battles while raising a child on your own. The Jeremiah Program is one step closer to help make earning a diploma a reality for 20 families in the metro. Work is set to begin on a new housing center that will support 20 single mothers in the metro….

UPDATED: Senator Bernie Sanders Responds to Reports Alleged Gunman Volunteered on His Campaign

The gunman was shot by U.S. Capital Police, apprehended and taken to the hospital, officials said.

James Hodgkinson UPDATE: 12:00 P.M. ALEXANDRIA, VA (FOX) — A gunman believed to be a supporter of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sprayed a hail of bullets at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others before U.S. Capitol Police took down the rifle-wielding assailant. “I have just been informed that the alleged shooter…

Fargo K9 Officer on Administrative Leave After Domestic Assault Arrest

Just two days after Fargo hosted the regional police K9 demonstration, Jeremiah Ferris found himself in jail

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Fargo K9 officer is on administrative leave after being arrested for domestic assault in Moorhead. Police say the alleged female victim had injuries when they arrived on scene. Just two days after Fargo hosted the regional police K9 demonstration, Jeremiah Ferris found himself in jail. “I will be placing this officer on administrative leave pending the…

Self-Defense with MPX’s Mariah Prussia: Protecting Yourself When Walking Alone

Sometimes it's hard to think of what to do when you're put in a situation that makes you feel uneasy

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police issued an advisory Tuesday to use extra caution when walking alone after two separate incidents of a young black male following a teen and a woman. KVRR’s Morgan Parrish joins us with more on what to do when approached by a stranger. Sometimes it’s hard to think of what to do when you’re put in…

Adding Flavor to Downtown Fargo’s Restaurant Scene : Darbar Palace Opens

The New Downtown Fargo Restaurant, Darbar Palace, Offers Indian, Persian, and Pakistani Food

FARGO, ND — Downtown Fargo’s restaurant scene just got hotter. Darbar Palace opened up last week, serving up Indian, Persian and Pakistani food. They offer a buffet lunch and fine dining. Darbar Palace is in the same location as Magnolia’s was before it closed down. One of the co–owners of the new restaurant said he has faith that their business…

Penny & Pals Teaching Local Kids About Performance

From stage direction to hand making props to embracing a character, these kids work hard for their final showcase...and it is not just any production

FARGO, ND — What all started with a love of music and theatre, has now expanded into a passion for teaching kids. Penny & Pals is a children’s performing company that provides kids a chance to learn everything and anything about performance. From stage direction to hand making props to embracing a character, these kids work hard for their final…

Human Remains Not Those of Missing Warren Woman

The remains were found by two men fishing last Saturday

MARSHALL COUNTY, Minn. — Human remains found on the bank of the Red River near Oslo are not those of Veronica Safranski. The sheriff in Marshall County says the remains have not been identified, but dental records have ruled out Safranski. The 40-year-old was last seen leaving a Halloween party at Mick’s Bar in Warren in 1996. The remains were…

Cone Zone: Traffic Changes in the Metro Could Impact Commute

Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic

  FARGO, ND — Some more traffic changes are coming to the metro tomorrow. I-29 southbound will be reduced to one lane for up to 10 days near the 32nd Avenue South project. Drivers are reminded to slow down as crews will be working near traffic. Also Wednesday, 19th Avenue North between I-29 and 45th Street will be closed as…

Chief Keef Arrested in Sioux Falls for Marijuana

Police say security found marijuana in his carry-on bag

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been arrested in Sioux Falls for drug possession. The rapper, whose legal name is Keith Cozart, was booked into the Minnehaha County Jail Monday after being taken into custody at the airport. Police say security found marijuana in his carry-on bag. Promoters say Chief Keef performed Sunday at an anti-bullying celebrity…