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California Man Fighting Extradition on Murder Charges in Death of His Mother

A hearing is scheduled for February 20

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The California man, who was arrested in South Dakota after a police chase, is fighting extradition to his home state where he is facing murder charges in the death of his mother. Tosten Lommen, 30, is charged with murdering his mother, 58-year-old Michelle Walsh, whom authorities found in the back seat of his car after a…

Dalton Woman Turns Herself in to Authorities

Wiese is charged with murder-conspiracy

DALTON, Minn. — A rural Dalton woman wanted in a shooting in Fergus Falls has turned herself in. Mavis Wiese, 49, is among those charged in what police say was a drug-related shooting at a downtown Fergus Falls apartment in November. Wiese is charged with murder-conspiracy. Police say she drove to the Twin Cities and picked up David Laiz the…

Suspect’s Trial in Greywind Case Delayed

The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — There is another delay in the Savanna Greywind murder case. The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15. Attorneys on both sides say they are still waiting for information to prepare their cases. Hoehn and his girlfriend, Brooke Crews, are accused of kidnapping their neighbor Savanna and taking her baby…

Sentencing Date Set for Suspect in Greywind Case

She was set to be in court tomorrow, but sentencing has been moved to Friday, February 2nd

Brooke CrewsFARGO, N.D. — There is a sentencing delay for Brooke Crews. The Fargo woman last month pleaded guilty to three counts in the Savanna Greywind case including conspiracy to commit murder. She was set to be in court tomorrow, but sentencing has been moved to Friday, February 2nd. Her boyfriend, William Hoehn, is also charged in the case and…

Minnesota Case Over Genital Mutilation of Teens Continues in Detroit

Two Minnesota mothers also have been charged after taking their daughters to the clinic

Dr. Jumana NagarwalaDETROIT, Mich. — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors accused of female genital mutilation. The judge ruled that Dr. Jumana Nagarwala and Dr. Fakhruddin Attar didn’t commit conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Both doctors still face other charges. Two Minnesota mothers also have been…

THE BIZ: H&M Apologizes for “Racist” Ad, Verizon Price Hike, Starbucks Lawsuit, American Girl’s GOTY is Out of this World

Starbucks could be saying "thanks a latte."

NATIONAL — American Girl has always known she is a star, but now you can say she’s out of this world. The 2018 American Girl of the Year is 11-year-old aspiring astronaut, Luciana Vega, who wants to be the first person to walk on Mars. American Girl has partnered with NASA and says the idea for Luciana came from a…

High Speed Chase Leads to Discovery of Dead Body Near Rapid City

State authorities are investigating the suspicious death

  RAPID CITY, SD — A woman’s body was found in a vehicle following a high-speed chase in South Dakota. A court complaint says 30-year-old Tosten Lommen of Santa Cruz, California faces charges including aggravated eluding and drunken driving. State authorities are investigating the suspicious death. Bond has been set at $2.5 million. A trooper caught Lommen going more than…

Biz Report: Minimum Wage Hikes, Lack of Holiday TV Ads, Burger King Coupon Clash and Apple Wants Your Trust Back

The federal minimum wage is currently at $7.25 an hour

NATIONAL — With 2018 officially here, many workers across the country will see an increase in their paychecks. Minimum wage hikes are taking place in 18 states, along with many cities and counties across the country. Washington State has the highest minimum wage in the U.S. with workers making $11.50 an hour and also holds the highest local wage at…

North Dakota Man Accused of Killing Mother Requesting Accommodations Before Trial

Vick is already serving a 20 year sentence for the attempted murder of his brother's fiancé

BISMARCK, ND — The attorney for a North Dakota man accused of killing his mother is asking the court for special accommodations before his trial. Christopher Vick is asking the court to provide him a chair wide enough to sit down in during his January 16th trial and that he wants frequent breaks to accommodate his back pain. Vick is…

Known F-M Area Sex Trafficker Sentenced

A total of five victims were identified and interviewed

CASS COUNTY, ND — An Illinois man known as ‘Koleone The Great’ has been sentenced for sex trafficking in Fargo-Moorhead. Anthony Collier, 30, was given 40 years in prison. He was found guilty in federal court in April of multiple counts of sex trafficking. One case involved a 17-year-old girl. A total of five victims were identified and interviewed. Their…