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Grand Forks Man Charged After Fleeing Police with 4-Month-Old Baby

Police say he ran from his vehicle and was caught a short time later

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man is charged with child endangerment after he leads authorities on a multi-county chase with a four-month-old baby in his vehicle. Cody Norman, 21, is also charged with fleeing, driving under suspension and for outstanding warrants. Authorities said Norman was being chased by Walsh County deputies and later Grand Forks Police officers once…

Jamestown Deaths Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police say Jensen and Petersen were in a domestic relationship.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption JAMESTOWN, ND — Jamestown Police say the bodies found Sunday night is an apparent murder-suicide. Chief Scott Edinger in a release says the bodies of Casey Gene Jensen, 33, and Cherish Ranae Petersen, 26, were found by their fathers. Police say Jensen and Petersen were in a domestic relationship. Officers were called to the home at 1906…

Detroit Lakes City Council Considering Changing Legal Tobacco Purchasing Age

If passed, the new laws would raise the age limit to 21 to purchase tobacco products in Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Detroit Lakes City Council members are meeting to discuss raising the age to 21 to purchase tobacco and vapor products. Stopping the start: If you never start smoking, you never have to quit. That’s the goal of Partnership for Health, a group in favor of raising the age limit to 21 years old to purchase tobacco…

Is it Safe to Take a Swim in the Red River?

A deeper look into the Red River to see if it's actually safe to swim in after recent drownings

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police have identified the man who drowned after going swimming in the Red River in Lindenwood Park. Hari Pradhan, 32, of Fargo, went into the river Monday afternoon but did not come back out. He is the third swimmer to die in the Red River this summer. Not only is the river proving to be dangerous…

Sanford Health Celebrates Organ Donors and Recipients at Annual Picnic

Patients serve as examples of power of donation

FARGO, ND — Four years ago, Carol Barbknecht found out she needed a kidney transplant and would have to go on the transplant list. “You know it’s kind of a scary thought,” Carol said. “It’s kind of a scary like, ‘do I dare go anywhere? Are they going to call me?’” But just when she thought she would have to…

North Dakota Troopers Seize Marijuana Valued at $700,000 During Traffic Stop

Miller is charged with possession with intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia

BISMARCK, ND — A California man is in custody after North Dakota Troopers allegedly find marijuana worth over a half a million dollars in his vehicle. Harold Miller, 71, of Sacramento, was stopped by Troopers on I-94 in between Mandan and Bismarck for suspected traffic violations. It ended in Miller’s arrest and one of the state’s largest drug busts. Troopers…

Community Rallies Support Behind Minnesota Islamic Center

The FBI continues their investigation into the bombing but that's not stopping members of the community showing their support. KMSP Fox 9 Reporter Tom Lyden has more from Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — While the FBI continues to investigate Saturday’s bombing at a Minnesota Islamic Center, a community is rallying behind the center. Of the 10 windows in front of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center, how did the bomber know this was the Imam’s office? He could have been sitting in the office when an explosive device, loaded with nails,…

How Changes in Washington Could Affect North Dakota Taxpayers

Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what's happening in Washington

FARGO, ND — Americans for Prosperity in North Dakota held a federal policy summit in Fargo to give activists an update on what’s happening in Washington. Congressman Cramer was a part of a Q and A with AFP’s Vice President of external affairs. The organization and the Congressman said it is important to improve the lives of Americans, especially those…

Concordia College Offering Beginning Harp Class to the Community

Children, adults get opportunity to become expert on a new instrument

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s an instrument people might not be used to playing, but now they finally have the chance to try it out. Beginning Harp Camp is a four day class where people can play the harp, whether you have experience or not. Both children and adults have the opportunity to be in the class. By the end of…

Last United Way Backpack Distribution at the Fargodome

United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were.

FARGO, ND — The United Way School Supply Drive has been underway throughout the summer and backpack distribution is coming to an end. The United Way is excited to announce that have hit their goal, thanks to a local woman who heard how close they were. On Saturday, the organization was 60 backpacks short of their goal to serve 5,800…