Bismarck police officer on administrative leave while being investigated for using excessive force

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A Bismarck police officer is placed on administrative leave and being investigated for possible excessive use of force while taking a man into custody Thursday. According to police, the officer responded to the area of 24th Street and East Main Avenue shortly before 8 p.m. for a 63-year-old man standing in the middle of the street….

Suspect dead after exchanging gunfire with Bismarck officers

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR-KFGO) – A person alleged to have exchanged gunfire with police officers in Bismarck Monday morning was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound. It’s not clear if the shot that killed the man came from police, or was self-inflicted. Bismarck police were investigating a stolen motor vehicle around 9:00am in a trailer park when an individual fled…

Bismarck Police investigating homicide

Officers responded to the area of Hawken and Stevens Streets for a report of shots fired shortly before 9am.

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – The Bismarck Police Department is investigating a homicide that left a 22-year-old man dead early this morning. Officers responded to the area of Hawken and Stevens Streets for a report of shots fired shortly before 9am. They arrived to find a man dead from a gunshot wound. Residents in the area reported hearing screams and gunshots….

Webinar brings awareness to human trafficking in North Dakota

"It happens all over North Dakota, including small towns."

NORTH DAKOTA — January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and organizers in North Dakota are helping inform the public of the severity of the issue. “When you look at human trafficking it’s a criminal act, and it’s also what we call human rights violations,” ND Human Trafficking Taskforce’s Dr. Analena M. Lunde said. Human trafficking affects many people, and the…

Report: Man Shot by Police Didn’t Fire Gun at Officers

An investigation found he did point a handgun at police.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A man shot and killed by Bismarck police last month did not fire at officers as authorities initially reported. But an investigation found he did point a handgun at them, justifying the use of deadly force. An investigation found Cody Carnes also had a handful of encounters with police in the two weeks leading up to his death that…

Cancelled: Missing North Dakota Woman Has Been Found

Richards is 5' 1", 165 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Bismarck, ND — A stateside Silver Alert has been cancelled. 66 year old Kathleen Richards has been located. — Bismarck, N.D. – A statewide “Silver Alert” has been issued for a missing North Dakota woman. Sixty-six-year-old Kathleen Richards was last seen at the VA clinic at the Bismarck Gateway Mall Thursday afternoon around 2 p.m. Richards is 5′ 1″, 165 pounds…

North Dakota “Blue Alert” Suspect Appears in Court

Salvarado says he will not fight extradition back to North Dakota to face attempted murder and assault charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The suspect who allegedly tried to run down a Bismarck police officer and triggered a statewide Blue Alert manhunt appeared in court in South Dakota. Ulises Salvarado, 22, was arrested in Brookings, South Dakota after he went into a convenience store and asked the worker for help for a gunshot wound to his arm. He was…