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Fergus Falls Jury Deliberates Over Sanity of War Veteran who Killed His Father

They did not convict him of first-degree murder since they didn't believe the crime was premeditated

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The second phase of a trial for a man just convicted of killing his father is underway in Fergus Falls. A jury is considering whether 29-year-old Dustin Defiel was suffering from mental illness when he shot and killed his father, Rick, at his parent’s house last June. On Friday, they found Defiel guilty of second-degree…

YouTube Announces YouTube TV Cable Free Subscriptions

Furthermore, Google Home and Google Cast developers are working out bugs that will allow users to speak to their televisions in order to control their watching of shows by voice

NATIONAL — YouTube has officially entered into the television streaming business. Company officials announced a way users can watch their favorite shows LIVE and on-demand without a cable or satellite subscription and be able to choose from up to 40 networks for $35 a month. Most of the channels the company has sealed a deal with are the four major…

Sabin Man Arrested for Underage Sex Crimes

Pope County deputies arrested 33-year-old Tyler Rosenfeldt at his house

  POPE COUNTY, Minn. — A man from Sabin, Minnesota is jailed after trying to meet a teenager for sex. Pope County deputies arrested 33-year-old Tyler Rosenfeldt at his house. Investigators say Rosenfeldt responded to an ad on social media in which a deputy was pretending to be a 14-year-old. Rosenfeldt was turned over to Clay County authorities and is…

Lawsuit May Halt Construction on Dakota Access Pipeline

The tribes say the pipeline threatens their right to practice their religion, which relies on clean water

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — A federal judge says he’ll likely decide within a week whether to temporarily halt construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg held a hearing in a lawsuit brought by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes, but he didn’t immediately rule. The tribes say the pipeline…

City of Fargo Incorporates Mandatory Social Media Training

A spokesman says the employee, a 17-year veteran of the city, apologized for writing the comments which were on his own device and in his off-hours

  FARGO, N.D. — A city of Fargo worker has been issued a written reprimand for an inflammatory social media post about the Dakota Access protesters. A spokesman says the employee, a 17-year veteran of the city, apologized for writing the comments which were on his own device and in his off-hours. He has already finished a period of unpaid…

Charges Dismissed in Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protest Shooting

Defense attorneys have also filed motions to dismiss charges against two co-defendants

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Charges are dismissed against one of four men accused in the November 2015 shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters outside a Minneapolis police precinct. The men were at a protest over the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark by police. A judge has ruled prosecutors didn’t have enough evidence to support charges of felony riot against Daniel…

Evansville Man’s Threats Lead to School Lockdown Monday

The Douglas County Swat Team was activated due to the threats and weapons in the house

  EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Teachers and sports teams were kept inside a school in Evansville, Minnesota after a man threatened to kill his father. Paul Johnson, 56, called authorities on Monday saying his 32-year-old son, Matthew Nolan, had threatened to kill him with a knife in his house. He also said his son threatened to force law enforcement to kill…

ND Bill Proposal Cracks Down on Assistance Animals in Rental Units

Rep. Kim Koppelmann said he is listening to owners of rental properties who say the system is being abused

  BISMARCK — The North Dakota House has passed a bill that will crack down on people who obtain medical documentation that allows service or assistance animals into rental units that prohibit pets from living there. West Fargo Republican Representative Kim Koppelmann introduced the bill after he said owners of rental properties are concerned people are abusing the system and…

Amazon Server Failure Taking Out Webpages, Causing Errors Across the Country

We wish we could show you the Tweets that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has issued...but the photos won't load into this article because of the outage

NATIONAL — Slow internet?  Web page won’t load?  Photos and videos at a stall? We’re even experiencing it here at KVRR! Websites and companies across the country are in the same situation as Amazon announced Tuesday afternoon that its S3 web services began showing errors and multiple web servers within the company have gone offline. We wish we could show…

UPDATE: Man Critically Injured at Fargo Garage Dies

A man pinned between two trucks at a Fargo garage had no pulse when he was taken by ambulance

  FARGO, N.D. — A man who was injured at a Fargo business earlier today has died. The unidentified man was pinned between two trucks at Custom Truck and Auto Shine in the 3400 block of 4th Avenue South. Authorities say the victim was directing a truck as it backed out of a garage when the accident took place. Emergency crews…