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North Dakota Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument Appeal For William Hoehn

the Fargo man pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to kidnap Savanna Greywind's baby

BISMARCK, ND — A lawyer for the Fargo man who pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to kidnap Savanna Greywind’s baby, tells the North Dakota Supreme Court why he is appealing his life sentence. Hoehn’s attorney, Kiara Costa Kraus-Parr, told the court, “The child was healthy, the child was given food, clothing, diaper changes, diapers, it was cared for. So, nothing in…

Attorney For Sadeks Says They Plan To Appeal Judge’s Ruling

Parents of Wahpeton college student found dead after becoming a drug informant

WAHPETON, ND — The attorney for the parents of a Wahpeton college student found dead after becoming a drug informant plans to appeal a judge’s dismissal of their wrongful death lawsuit. Attorney Tim O’Keeffe says Tammy and John Sadek are disappointed with the ruling and a bit surprised by it. The Sadeks sued the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, one of its…

“Justice for Andrew Sadek”: Judge Dismisses Civil Lawsuit

Andrew Sadek attended college in Wahpeton and was made a confidential informant for a drug task force

WAHPETON, ND — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Richland County and Deputy Jason Weber has been dismissed by a judge. John and Tammy Sadek filed the suit after their son was found dead of a gunshot wound and his body was pulled from the Red River. 20-year-old Andrew Sadek attended college in Wahpeton and was made a confidential informant for…

William Hoehn Will Appeal His Life Sentence In Greywind Death

Hoehn's attorney made the announcement Tuesday morning, a day after Hoehn was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole, in a Cass County District Court.

FARGO, ND — William Hoehn will appeal his life sentence to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Hoehn’s attorney made the announcement Tuesday morning, a day after Hoehn was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole, in a Cass County District Court. Hoehn plead guilty to charges he conspired to kidnap Savanna Greywind’s baby in August 2017. He also…

Former “America’s Dad” Labeled Sexually Violent Predator And Sentenced To Prison

A Pennsylvania judge has ordered Bill Cosby to spend 3 to ten years in prison

NORRISTOWN, PA — Bill Cosby is going to prison. “This is a very important day,” said attorney Gloria Allred. “Judgment day has come.” A Pennsylvania judge has ordered Cosby to spend 3 to ten years in prison, denying the defense attorney’s request for house arrest. They had argued Cosby is blind and only a danger to himself. The 81-year-old known…

DAPL Protesters Appealing Convictions

A decision by the court has not yet been made

  BISMARCK, ND — Dakota Access pipeline protesters, who were sent to jail for their actions in Morton County, are appealing their convictions to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Mary Redway, 64, of Rhode Island, and 27-year-old Alexander Simon of New Mexico were convicted of misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct. Redway served four days in jail and Simon served 12….

Petition Asking to Drop Charges Against DAPL Protesters Presented to Prosecutors

The assistant state's attorney confirmed getting the petition, but declined to comment

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — Prosecutors have been given a petition asking that all charges be dropped against remaining defendants in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. The petition containing about 55,000 signatures was presented by representatives of the Lakota People’s Law Project to the Morton County State’s Attorney’s Office. The assistant state’s attorney confirmed getting the petition, but declined to…

Man Serving Life Sentence for Murder of West Fargo Woman will Remain in Prison

Garcia was convicted in the murder and aggravated assault of Cherryl Tendeland in 1995

  WEST FARGO, ND — The man serving a life sentence for killing a West Fargo woman when he was 16 will remain in prison. The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected Barry Garcia’s appeal for the crime he committed as a juvenile. Garcia was convicted in the murder and aggravated assault of Cherryl Tendeland in 1995. His lawyers say…

F-M Diversion Authority Appealing Judge’s Ruling on Construction

The group has a December 15 deadline

  FARGO, ND — The F-M Diversion Authority is appealing a judge’s ruling halting construction of the diversion. Lawyers say the notice filed with the 8th U.S. Circuit of Appeals is a protective appeal because the two sides have agreed to suspend legal proceedings while a task force works on settling disputes over the diversion. The group has a December…

Fargo City Commission Votes Against Former City Worker’s Appeal

the vote was unanimous

FARGO, ND — In August, Aaron Cockfield was fired from his job at Fargo’s Solid Waste Facility for pushing his supervisor. He had the second of two appeal hearings to try and get his job back this morning. Cockfield had an unblemished record in the eight years he worked at the Fargo Solid Waste Department, until July 28. “Mr. Cockfield walked…