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Glyndon Police Investigating Shooting During Traffic Stop

What started off as a normal night for one Glyndon Patrol Officer has turned into an investigation on a shot fired at him

FARGO, ND — What started off as a normal traffic stop for one Glyndon officer has turned into an investigation on a shot fired at him. Just after 10 p.m. on Monday, Glyndon officer Brandon Boe pulled over a vehicle on Highway 10. The officer and the person in the vehicle were alarmed by a noise that sounded like a gunshot. Police…

Sen. Klobuchar Speaks Out Against Health Care Bill

The Republican health bill would make major cuts to Medicaid

WASHINGTON D.C. — Another Democrat is speaking out against the GOP health care bill. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar said 32 percent of Minnesotans get treatment for opioid addiction through Medicaid. The Republican health bill would make major cuts to Medicaid. Sen. Klobuchar said the money is essential for the treatment of addiction. “Minnesota lost a favorite son to opioid addiction…

LIVE: CCRI’s SuperHero and SideKick Run

Helping Kids and Adults with Disabilities Live Full Lives

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Super Heroes are known for battling villains and breaking down barriers. For one Moorhead organization, the bad guy worth fighting is the idea that those with disabilities can’t live a full life. KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto joins us live from CCRI’s annual Super Hero and Side Kick run.

West Nile Virus Identified in Grand Forks

Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are urging citizens to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

GRAND FORKS, ND — A crow from Grand Forks has been identified as having West Nile virus. Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are urging citizens to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. The mosquito most common for carrying and transmitting West Nile virus is active just before sundown and through the night into the early morning….

Glyndon Police Officer Shot At During Traffic Stop

Police say at around 11:30 last night on Highway 10 a Glyndon police officer pulled over a car in a routine traffic stop.

GLYNDON, MN — A person who allegedly shot at a police officer last night in Glyndon is still on the loose. Police say at around 11:30 last night on Highway 10 a Glyndon police officer pulled over a car in a routine traffic stop. Glyndon Patrol Officer Brandon Boe was on a routine traffic stop on Highway 10 near mile marker…

Shooting Death Under Investigation in Halstad

Police tell KVRR Local News a 20 year old female shot and killed a 22 year old male.

HALSTAD, MN — Police say a Halstad woman is in custody charged with shooting and killing her boyfriend outside their home Monday night. At about 6:30pm police say 20-year-old Mona Lisa Perez shot her 22-year-old boyfriend in the chest outside their home on the 500th Block of US Highway 75 in Halstad. The man was pronounced dead on the scene….

East Grand Forks Police Searching for Male Suspect who Attacked Female Near North End Walking Bridge

She said she struggled with the man and he let her go and ran from the area

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The East Grand Forks Police Department is searching for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a female near the north end walking bridge. Police said just before 5 p.m. Monday, a female called police saying she was rollerblading on the bike path when a man riding a bicycle crashed into her. She told police she fell…

Castile Family to Get $3 Million for Shooting Death

Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter and other charges this month

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — The mother of Philando Castile has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death. The settlement was announced by attorneys for Valerie Castile and the city of St. Anthony. The settlement avoids the drawn-out process of a federal wrongful death lawsuit stemming from Castile’s death. The 32-year-old elementary school cafeteria worker was killed by…

Legal Dispute Between GOP Controlled Legislature and Gov. Dayton Continues

It's unclear when a decision may come

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A judge is considering whether Gov. Dayton’s veto of the Legislature’s funding was unconstitutional. The bitter legal dispute between the Democratic governor and Republican-controlled Legislature had its first hearing in Ramsey County court. Dayton zeroed out the Legislature’s funding last month to force lawmakers to rework a $650 million tax bill and other measures. The…

Pride Parade Briefly Stopped By Anti-Police Protesters

Staged Die-In On Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Anti-police protesters disrupted the Twin Cities Pride Parade over the police shooting of Philando Castile. “Do not say black lives matter if you’re not out here ya’ll,” said one protester.  “You are literally letting the police department that brutalizes and kills us, that literally beat my booty at the 4th Precinct, lead our gay pride parade. So,…