CHOKEHOLD

Wahpeton Man Charged In Nephew’s Death

61 year-old James Bynaum placed his nephew in a chokehold

WAHPETON, N.D. — Negligent homicide charges have been filed against a Wahpeton man accused of killing his nephew. Police were called Friday afternoon to an apartment building in south Wahpeton and found 42 year-old Oscar Bynaum dead in a bedroom. A criminal complaint says that during a fight, 61 year-old James Bynaum placed his nephew in a chokehold. Investigators say…

No Charges Filed in Fight Near NDSU Campus

Smith told police that he confronted a man who he believed was responsible for an earlier domestic assault on a woman he knows

FARGO, ND — The Cass County State’s Attorney’s office has decided not to charge a man in a fight with an NDSU student. Prosecutors say there were conflicting accounts of what happened when Isaiah Smith, a junior from Brainerd, was injured in a park near campus earlier this month. Smith told police that he confronted a man who he believed…