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Breckenridge Teen Makes Plea for Hatchet Attack on Father

An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped

  WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A Breckenridge teen who attacked his father with a hatchet has struck a plea deal. The Wilkin County Attorney says 18-year-old Jack Langston pleaded guilty to assault. An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped. Jerome Langston suffered severe head injuries and was eventually released from the hospital. Jack Langston was…

Standing Rock Tribal Leader Makes Plea on Child Sex Assault Charges

He's accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years

  BISMARCK, N.D. — A Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader is on trial on child sex abuse charges. Cannon Ball District Chairman Robert Fool Bear, Sr., 54, has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Bismarck. He’s accused of repeatedly raping and physically assaulting a girl over the course of five years. Fool Bear claims the girl made up the…

Clothesline Project: Giving a Voice to Victims of Sexual Assault

The clothesline project is set up at NDSU where students are sharing their sexual assault stories through t-sirts

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a touchy subject that some people don’t wish to share with the public. “You thought it was okay to take advantage of me. It was not,” read NDSU student Mackenzie Eckman. “You acted like nothing happened but I have to live with this forever.” Eckman is just one of the many students within the NDSU community…

Moorhead Police Searching for Suspects in Concordia Student’s Assault

Police say at least one of the suspects knew the victim and it may explain how they were able to get into Erickson Hall

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police say they are searching for three people involved in an assault on a Concordia student in his dorm room. Police say at least one of the suspects knew the victim and it may explain how they were able to get into Erickson Hall. They say the suspects went into the victim’s room at about…

Assault in Grand Forks IHOP Parking Lot

Police search for suspect in Grand Forks assault

Grand Forks Police are looking for a man involved in an assault in the IHOP parking lot early this morning. The victim says his phone was stolen during the assault which happened after an argument started in the restaurant The suspect is described as a black man with short hair, shaved on the sides. He was wearing a green jacket…

Update: Former Castile Girlfriend Charged with Attacking Woman with Hammer

Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times before smashing the victim's windshield

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer during a fight in St. Paul. Diamond Reynolds, 27, of West St. Paul, is charged with two felony counts of assault. Police say she attacked another woman with a hammer, striking her in the head several times…

Former Girlfriend of Philando Castile Arrested in Hammer Attack

Diamond Reynolds of West St. Paul was arrested with two other women Thursday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is under arrest for being involved in an assault on another woman who was attacked with a hammer. Diamond Reynolds of West St. Paul was arrested with two other women Thursday. Police say it isn’t clear what role Reynolds played in the assault but charges are pending. The victim, who…

Fargo Police Investigating Assault in Essentia Health Parking Lot

Fargo Police are searching for three suspects after an assault in anĀ Essentia Health parking lot. Police were called to the 3000 block of 32nd Avenue South where the 19-year-old victim says he was assaulted and his cellphone and jacket were taken. Police say the suspects are described as one white female and two black males. All of the parties involved…

Spirit Lake Man Sentenced for 2016 Murder

Thundershield was convicted of second-degree murder and three assault charges

A man convicted of fatally stabbing another man and injuring his nephew on the Spirit Lake Reservation last spring has been sentenced to life in prison. Dallas Thundershield, 36, was found guilty of killing Richard Demarce Sr. and injuring Elvis Demarce in an April 2016 fight. It began while the three were driving around with Thundershield’s girlfriend. A jury in…

Underwood Man Arrested for Assault on 13 Month Old Boy

Adam Sundby is facing charges after the toddler underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage

  An Underwood, Minnesota man has been arrested for assaulting a 13 month-old boy. Adam Sundby, 30, is facing charges of first-degree assault and malicious punishment of a child. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the child was first taken to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls and later transferred to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. The boy underwent emergency…