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Dilworth Police Identify Leads In Severe Beating Case

Neale Johnson of Dilworth stopped along Highway 10 to find a bathroom when he was knocked unconscious and robbed

DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people of interest have been identified in connection with the severe beating of a man earlier this month. Dilworth Police Chief Ty Sharpe says an officer spoke with a man and woman who match the description of the attackers prior to the assault on August 11. The contact is routine as police check identification of transients…

Mom Who Beat Son To Death After He Wet His Bed Gets 40 Years

Katrina Shangreaux of Porcupine pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, S.D. — A South Dakota woman accused of beating her 2-year-old son to death after he wet his bed has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. 30-old Katrina Shangreaux of Porcupine pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder in the July 2016 death of 2-year-old Kylen Shangreaux. She admitted assaulting the toddler with a studded belt….

Man Sentenced in Killing of Bismarck Woman

Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks' lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the maximum sentence

BISMARCK, ND — A man convicted of killing a woman behind a Bismarck store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A jury in September found 35-year-old Morris Brickle-Hicks guilty of beating 40-year-old Misty Coffelt and leaving her to die behind Runnings in April 2016. Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks’ lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the…

Man Dies After Being Knocked Unconscious in a Bar Fight

Family members and police in Fargo confirmed the death of James Grant

FARGO, N.D. — More than a week after being knocked unconscious from a bar fight, a Fargo man has passed away. The man accused in the fight could face more serious charges. It all started on the night of May 27th. According to police records, a bartender at the Hotel Donaldson kicked out Darren Patterson, a 43-year-old man from Fargo….

Ogema Man Sentenced in Killing of Three-Year-Old

The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple's home on the White Earth Indian Reservation

  OGEMA, Minn. — A man who pleaded guilty in the fatal beating of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sterling Andersen, 24, of rural Ogema, avoided a possible life prison term by pleading guilty to second-degree murder. The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple’s home on…

Fargo Man Reaches Plea Deal in Sex Assault Case

A trial that was set to begin at the end of last January was called off when the change of plea was announced

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo man accused of beating and sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel last fall has reached a plea deal. Adam Anderson pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition in Cass County District Court. A trial that was set to begin at the end of last January was called off when the change of plea was…

Judge Exceeds Recommended Sentence in Gaarsland Beating Death

Scott Moen is given a 20-year prison sentence in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland

Scott Moen, the last of four men accused in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland, is given a 20-year prison sentence. This exceeds the 15-year sentence recommended by prosecutors¬†who say¬†Moen has been cooperative since his arrest. Moen was the first suspect to plead guilty in this case: one count of murder, and one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault….