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Pendleton Appeal Arguments Tuesday at N.D. Supreme Court

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next Tuesday in the appeal of Salamah Pendleton. He was convicted in the May 2020 shooting death of Grand Forks officer Cody Holte along with his own mother, Lola Moore. Pendleton was convicted of firing at officers while they were serving eviction papers at his south Grand Forks apartment….

Chauvin appeals murder conviction for killing George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS – Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is appealing his conviction for murder in the killing of George Floyd, arguing that jurors were intimidated by the protests that followed and prejudiced by heavy pretrial publicity. Chauvin asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals in a court filing this week to reverse his conviction, reverse and remand for a new trial…

Civil Service Commission hears appeal of fired Fargo police officer

Justin Nachatilo and attorney Leo Wilking FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – The Fargo Civil Service Commission heard the appeal of former Fargo police officer Justin Nachatilo on Tuesday. Nachatilo was fired in December after an internal review concluded he mishandled two cases.  He claims that improper considerations played a role in his firing, including inconsistent application of consequences for his situation versus…

Isaak will appeal quadruple murder conviction

BISMARCK, N.D. – A man sentenced to life in prison for the killings of four people at a Mandan business plans to appeal his conviction. A notice of appeal filed Thursday by 47-year-old Chad Isaak says Isaak is questioning whether the evidence in the case was sufficient to support his conviction. A jury in August found Isaak guilty of killing…

Minot man takes child abuse conviction to Supreme Court

MINOT, N.D. – A man found guilty of child abuse for assaulting a woman in front of a young girl is appealing his conviction to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Fifty-three-year-old Brent Castleman of Minot was convicted last year of child abuse. The woman had secretly recorded the assault and the girl crying after witnessing the attack. The recording was…

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…