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Minnesota Lawmaker Proposes Anti-Vaxx Parents to See Doctor Before Making Final Health Care Decisions

He is introducing a proposal that parents need to visit with a doctor before not vaccinating their children

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — After a measles outbreak over the summer prompted several discussions over childhood vaccinations, a Minnesota lawmaker wants parents to see a doctor before opting to not vaccinate. The Department of Health says nearly 80 people were hit hard with the measles outbreak and State Representative Mike Freiberg says he wants parents who are considering not…

Former Fargo Priest’s Arraignment on Child Sex Abuse Charges Delayed

He fled to the Philippines around Christmas of 1998

  FARGO, ND — An arraignment for a former Fargo priest who has been extradited from the Philippines to stand trial on child sexual abuse charges has been delayed. Fernando Sayasaya was set to appear in Cass County District Court today but the hearing was moved at the last minute to Tuesday. Sayasaya was removed from the Fargo Diocese in…

Deputy U.S. Marshal Caught Spying on Women in Dressing Rooms is Appealing His Sentence

He is currently serving a seven year sentence for child pornography

BISMARK, ND — A former deputy U.S. marshal, who was caught spying on women in Bismarck store dressing rooms, is appealing his sentence. 30–year–old Michael Rivera was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of intrusion and attempting to create sexually expressive images. He is currently serving a seven year sentence for child pornography. His attorney argues only…

New North Dakota Law Ends Child Support Obligations for Inmates with Longer Sentences

The Legislature recently approved the change to prevent the accumulation of past-due child support owed by incarcerated parents

  NORTH DAKOTA — A new law in North Dakota will end monthly child support obligations of parents sentenced to jail or prison for 180 days or longer. The Legislature recently approved the change to prevent the accumulation of past-due child support owed by incarcerated parents. The law allows a child support obligation to be re-established if the jailed parent…

Supporters of Greywind Family Gather at Hearing for Suspect in Case

Hoehn's attorney asked the judge to set a trial date at the beginning of March, although no specific date has been set

FARGO, ND — William Hoehn, the man accused of kidnapping and murdering 22–year–old Savanna Greywind, appeared in court today. Hoehn’s attorney asked the judge to set a trial date at the beginning of March, although no specific date has been set. It was a quick appearance in court, but that didn’t stop supporters from filling the court room and rallying…

19-Year-Old Sex Abuse Investigation Cracked with Arrest of Former Fargo Priest

A former priest in the Diocese of Fargo is in custody on charges that date back 19 years

FARGO, ND — A former priest in the Diocese of Fargo is in custody on charges that date back 19 years. Fernando Sayasaya was arrested in the Philippines and is on his way back to Fargo to face those charges. It’s been said the wheels of justice turn slowly, and in the case of a West Fargo family, it took…

New Information on Missing Detroit Lakes Teen

Mother posted on Facebook that she received a text reading, "It's Parker", from a number in Olympia, Washington

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After nearly 3 months of silence, the family of 15–year–old Parker Eastman may have some new information. Parker’s mother, Meghan Eastman of Detroit Lakes, created a Facebook page called ‘Reaching Parker.’ This weekend, she posted that she received a text reading, “It’s Parker,” from a number in Olympia, Washington. She wrote when she was able to…

Tea with Royalty: Miss America Cara Mund Visits Sanford Children’s Hospital

She made a stop at Sanford's Children Hospital to have a tea party with some patients

FARGO, ND — Miss America made a stop at Sanford Children’s Hospital to have a tea party with some patients. Each child got to wear her own Miss America crown. They asked North Dakota native, Cara Mund, all kinds of questions, including whether or not she lives in a castle. Mund is serving as the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children’s…

Authorities Investigating Child Pornography in Rural Clay County

So far, charges have not been filed

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — The FBI and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office are working on a child pornography investigation in rural Clay County. Computers, cellphones, CD’s and tablets were among the items seized from a rural Hawley home on October 24. So far, charges have not been filed. Court documents say the person being investigated is “likely involved in…

St. Cloud Toddler Recovering After Shooting Himself

Authorities say the boy is in stable condition

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — St. Cloud police say a 3-year-old boy shot himself after finding a loaded gun at his home. Authorities say the boy is in stable condition. They are looking for the 28-year-old father of the child who could face charges of negligently storing a firearm and being a felon in possession of a gun. Police were…