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23 Charged with Violating Stay-at-Home Order

Violating an emergency order is punishable by up to 90 days in jail.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)–Twenty-three people have been charged with violating Minnesota’s stay-at-home order aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus. In many cases, law enforcement officers added the misdemeanor charge as a secondary offense to another crime. Violating an emergency order is punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a maximum fine of $1,000. Gov. Tim Walz began issuing…

Woman Charged in Robberies of Men Responding to Prostitution Ads

19-year-old Harleigh Haugen is charged in Cass County District Court.

FARGO (KFGO) – A Mahnomen, Minn. woman has been charged with robbery-conspiracy in an investigation into claims from two men that say they were robbed when they responded to on-line prostitution ads in Fargo. 19-year-old Harleigh Haugen is charged in Cass County District Court. Asst. State’s Attorney Reid Brady says he does not anticipate charging anyone else at this point,…

Parents Charged after Child Tests Positive for Fentanyl

Police were called to the couple's apartment Oct. 3 because the boy had become unresponsive.

MINNEAPOLIS–Two St. Louis Park parents are charged with child endangerment and neglect after prosecutors say their 1-year-old son tested positive for fentanyl. The child survived after spending six days in the hospital. A criminal complaint says police were called to the couple’s apartment Oct. 3 because the boy had become unresponsive. Police say the parents, Waymon Murphy and Deja Harper,…

Suspect in Attempted Robbery of South Fargo Gas Station Charged

18-year-old John Holeton has been charged with robbery, theft and felony assault

FARGO, N.D. — The teen who tried to rob a Fargo gas station until his rifle was taken during a struggle has been charged. Eighteen-year–old John Holeton is charged with robbery, theft and felony assault. Holeton was arrested shortly after attempting to rob Southpointe Tesoro on February 11. The complaint says Holeton entered the store with a stolen rifle. He’s…

Bismarck Man Accused of Trying to Kill His Roommate Over Probation Search

Weber eventually returned and woke up the other man

BISMARCK, ND — A Bismarck man is accused of setting a fire in an apartment in attempt to kill his roommate. Darren Weber, 42,  is charged with endangering by fire or explosion as well as four counts for violating a court order. Authorities say Weber placed a dresser, two vacuum cleaners and a number of other items in front of…

Four Blue Earth High School Football Players Charged with Assault on Teammate

Prosecutors say the assault happened at a house party last month southwest of Mankato

  BLUE EARTH, Minn. — Four Blue Earth High School football players have been charged with an assault on a teammate that left him unconscious. Wyatt Tungland and Dalton Nagel, both 18, as well as two juveniles are charged with aiding and abetting assault. Tungland is also charged with third degree assault for punching the 16-year-old teammate in the face…

Man Facing Charges After Punching Police Horse in Minneapolis

It's not the sort of crime anyone really expects. KMSP Reporter Jack Highberger has more from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A 22-year-old man is facing charges of assault after police say he attacked one of their own over the weekend. “For someone to actually come up and strike one of our horses is fairly rare,” said Officer Corey Schmidt, who is with the Minneapolis Police Department. It’s not the sort of crime anyone really expects, but in downtown…

University of South Dakota Football Players Accused of Raping Woman

The university suspended all three players for last Saturday's game against Southern Illinois for unspecified violations of team rules

1/2 Danny Rambo Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Dale Williamson Show Caption Hide Caption VERMILLION, SD — Police say two University of South Dakota football players burst into a bedroom and sexually assaulted a woman who was having consensual sex with another teammate. An affidavit by police in Vermillion shows the alleged October 22 attack happened at an off-campus residence…

South Dakota Man Charged in Suffocation Death of His Wife

Brinker claims he woke up and found his wife cold, then left to pick up their three children

MITCHELL, SD — A South Dakota man has been charged in the suffocation death of his wife. James Brinker, 39, of Mitchell, is charged with manslaughter. Authorities say Brinker somehow restrained his wife, 36-year-old Marie Brinker, by wrapping her in a blanket, stuffing a sock in her mouth and fastening a belt around her head. They say Brinker then went…

Police: Parents of Abandoned Sioux Falls Baby Admit They Used Drugs Night of the Incident

Police have arrested the mother, 28-year-old Mary Jennessee, and charged her with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age seven.

SIOUX FALLS, SD — There are new developments in the case of an abandoned baby left outside a Sioux Falls church for nearly 24 hours earlier this month. The parents admit being on drugs. Police have arrested the mother, 28-year-old Mary Jennessee, and charged her with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age seven. The father of the infant…