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West Fargo City Commission Taking Action on Police Chief Mike Reitan

Chief Reitan was placed on administrative leave on January 13 and is asking to be re-instated

After being placed on administrative leave on January 13th, the fate of West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan is in the hands of city leaders. Reitan says he wants leaders to consider reinstating him. The discussion is underway right now at city hall. Watch the above clip to hear a report from KVRR Reporter, Shiina LoSciuto, who is at the…

Update: Suspect Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender.

REYNOLDS, N.D. (AP) – Police say a crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper is over after the suspect shot himself rather than surrender. Police Capt. John Barnett says that Daniel TwoHearts shot himself once. He says the wound did not appear to be fatal before he was airlifted to a hospital. Police say TwoHearts fired…

Man Identified in Sanford Hospital Bomb Threat

Joshua Ourada was booked into Cass County jail, accused of three felonies

A Fargo man is in Cass County jail tonight charged with bringing an explosive device into Sanford Emergency Center. After last night’s events, Joshua Ourada is accused of three felonies. Sanford Hospital released a statement saying a man was brought to their emergency center and was in possession of a potentially explosive device. Fargo Police say they were initially called…

The Federal Government Abandoned Us: Sneak Peek at Sheriff Laney’s Story

Catch Sheriff Laney: His Side, Sunday, only on KVRR Local News at 9

He was on the front-lines of the Dakota Access protest for months. Sunday night on KVRR Local News, after the Super Bowl, Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney shares “his side” of his time at DAPL. He’ll talk about being called on to assist local authorities in Morton County to deal with what he calls a “militant” faction of protesters. Sheriff…

Rapid City Police Investigating Third Homicide of 2017; Say City is “Still Safe”

Two of the homicides involved people who knew each other, third was of a gas station worker

  Rapid City Police say they have found a connection between their three homicide investigations in only a matter of weeks. Police say there is an increase of methamphetamine use across the state and they are looking for a more assertive approach to fight the drug coming into their city. They say Rapid City, is safe but the legal system…

Woman Dies of Overdose in Front of Local Hospital

After a woman dies after being abandoned in front of a hospital while overdosing Wednesday, Fargo Police want to remind the commuity of a law meant to prevent such incidents

A woman passed away from an overdose after she was left in front of a local hospital last night and Fargo Police want to make sure that doesn’t happen again. The department is reminding people in North Dakota of a law that grants immunity to those who call in a drug overdose. If a person reports an overdose, they will…

Fargo Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspects

The suspects are described as two black males who stole an undisclosed amount of cash

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery of the 25th Street South Casey’s in Fargo. “Approximately 5:16, the Casey’s store had two males enter,” explained Fargo Police Sgt. Collin Gnoinsky. “They appeared to be black males and both of them brandished handguns and ended up behind the till. There was one employee that was working at the…

Prop Money Still Being Passed Around in Metro Area

Police say the prop money is easily available online and are clearly marked as fake

  Police are again warning of counterfeit money floating around Fargo. More fake movie money has turned up. This time it’s fake $50 bills that do not feel real and are clearly marked “for motion picture use only”. The prop money is easily available online. Early last month a 22-year old Fargo man was arrested for passing fake $100 bills…

Motorist “Unaware” He Hit Woman Walking in Moorhead

Sherri Himrod has injuries to her leg and ribs

A woman walking near Target in Moorhead was involved in a hit and run. Authorities say 49-year-old Sherri Himrod, who has no permanent address, was hit around 3 o’clock on 34th Street and Highway 10 East. She had serious injuries to her leg and ribs and was taken to Sanford. The state patrol located the driver a short time later….

Fargo Police Investigating Assault in Essentia Health Parking Lot

Fargo Police are searching for three suspects after an assault in anĀ Essentia Health parking lot. Police were called to the 3000 block of 32nd Avenue South where the 19-year-old victim says he was assaulted and his cellphone and jacket were taken. Police say the suspects are described as one white female and two black males. All of the parties involved…