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Borup Man Accused of Recording Video of Children Taking Showers

Daniel Ward, 35, is charged with three counts of interfering with the priacy of a minor

ADA, Minn. — A rural Borup, Minnesota man is accused of using a camera to record a child taking a shower inside his home. Thirty-five–year–old Daniel Ward is charged with three felony counts of interfering with the privacy of a minor. Court documents say Ward’s wife contacted the sheriff’s office after she found computer photos of the child, naked from…

Former Fargo Priest Accused of Sexual Molestation is Back in the States

After being accused back in the 90's, Sayasaya said he was visiting the Philippines for Christmas but he never returned

FARGO, ND — A former Fargo priest accused of sexually molesting two underage boys has officially been extradited to the United States. Fernando Sayasaya will face state child sexual abuse charges that were filed back in 2002 for offenses that took place between July of 1995 and August of 1998. After being accused back in the 90’s, Sayasaya said he…

Suspect in Greywind Murder Case Changes Plea

Her charges include conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and giving false information to law enforcement

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people accused in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. Tears filled the eyes of Savanna’s parents, family members and friends as one of the suspects in her case gave them some answers on what happened to Savanna. They filed in to…

Supporters of Greywind Family Gather at Hearing for Suspect in Case

Hoehn's attorney asked the judge to set a trial date at the beginning of March, although no specific date has been set

FARGO, ND — William Hoehn, the man accused of kidnapping and murdering 22–year–old Savanna Greywind, appeared in court today. Hoehn’s attorney asked the judge to set a trial date at the beginning of March, although no specific date has been set. It was a quick appearance in court, but that didn’t stop supporters from filling the court room and rallying…

Minnesotans in Shock Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct by Sen. Al Franken

Many of the people we asked said they didn't hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many people in Moorhead say they were shocked by the photo of Al Franken with Leeann Tweeden. Many of the people we asked said they didn’t hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken. Brad Leeser with Clay County Republicans says any investigation is dragging it out…

Jury Selection Begins in Breckenridge Attempted Murder Case

Witnesses told police that Allard said he "might as well shoot everyone" as he was leaving the house

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Jury selection is scheduled next week for a Wahpeton man accused of attempted murder in Breckenridge. Matthew Allard, 28, is accused of shooting Isaac Herrera in the stomach during an argument last December. Witnesses told police that Allard said he “might as well shoot everyone” as he was leaving the house. He was arrested the next day…

Charges Pending Against Man Accused of Taking Four Vehicles in Wilkin County

Silvernail was taken to the hospital in Breckenridge before he was jailed

WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A man was arrested near Rothsay after taking at least four vehicles that didn’t belong to him. The Wilkin County Sheriff says Kurtis Silvernail was caught trespassing on private property and took off on an ATV around 6:45 this morning. He headed into a bean field before he was caught and taken into custody. Silvernail was…

Horses and Cattle Returned to Gladstone Rancher Accused of Neglect

Last month, a veterinarian found some of Gary Dassinger's animals to be in poor shape

GLADSTONE, ND — Seventy horses and 20 head of cattle have been returned to a Gladstone, North Dakota rancher accused of abusing and neglecting them. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office began to seize the animals last week on a judge’s order. But another judge reversed the order. Last month, a veterinarian found some of Gary Dassinger’s animals to be in…

Former Pancheros Employee Says He Recorded Women’s Bathroom Videos for Sexual Pleasure

Sam Hagen, 18, is accused of using his cell phone to record video of women in the Moorhead Pancheros

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead community was caught by surprise after an investigation of a former employee at a local restaurant ends in charges. Eighteen–year–old Sam Hagen is out of jail after allegedly using his cell phone to record women in the bathroom at Pancheros in Moorhead. Hagen is a Moorhead High School senior who had been working at Pancheros…

Former Moorhead Pancheros Employee Charged

Sam Hagen, 18, was an employee at the Pancheros in Moorhead and allegedly used his cell phone to record women in the bathroom

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man is out of jail after allegedly using his cell phone to record women in the bathroom at Pancheros in Moorhead. This came after days of investigation that caught many at the restaurant and in the community by surprise. Sam Hagen is an 18–year–old Moorhead High School senior who had been working at Pancheros in…