crime

Fargo Man Arrested for Threatening Senator Heitkamp

Kevin Olson will appear in court today after authorities say he sent threatening emails to Senator Heidi Heitkamp

Red River Valley SWAT working with U.S. Capitol Police say they arrested a Fargo man for threatening to shoot Senator Heidi Heitkamp in the head. Fargo Police Chief Dave Todd says Kevin Olson used his email to send the threats. They say Olson admitted to sending the emails but would not speak to them after that. A spokesperson for Senator…

Man Accused in Breckenridge Shooting is Charged

Witnesses say Matthew Allard threatened to shoot everyone as he was leaving the Breckenridge house

A Breckenridge man has been charged with attempted murder for a shooting last Thursday night at a home in Breckenridge. Matthew Allard, 27, is accused of shooting Issac Herrera during an argument. Herrera was shot in the stomach and remains in a Fargo hospital. Witnesses told police that Allard said he “might as well shoot everyone” as he was leaving…

Fargo Woman Charged With DUI After Crashing Dealership Vehicle into Fire Hydrant

A woman allegedly crashes into a fire hydrant after taking a car from a Moorhead car lot

MOORHEAD, Minn. Police arrested a 27–year–old Fargo woman after she allegedly crashed a vehicle into a fire hydrant in Moorhead. The Moorhead Police Department says the woman was test driving a black Nissan Murano when she knocked off the fire hydrant at 50 miles per hour. The hydrant was not connected to the water main. When officials arrived, they found…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…

New Details Released in Fargo Christmas Eve Killing

The name of the victim has been revealed in newly released court documents

FARGO, N.D. Timothy Porter, the Fargo man accused of killing a man on Christmas Eve is now charged with murder. He just had his first appearance in court. The court appearance was brief. “Because this is a felony, we’re not going to take any kind of plea from you today. Instead, we’re going to set the case on for your…

Fargo Man Facing Murder Charges

Timothy Porter, 31, is accused of stabbing 26-year-old Derek Bjarnason once in the chest with an 18-inch samurai-style knife with a 10-inch blade early Saturday morning.

A Fargo man has been charged with murder in a weekend stabbing. Timothy Porter, 31, is accused of stabbing 26-year-old Derek Bjarnason once in the chest with an 18-inch samurai-style knife with a 10-inch blade early Saturday morning. Police say Porter admitted to stabbing Bjarnason during a fight. They say Porter told them that he pulled a samurai style knife from…

Police Looking for Car After Crash with Train

A dark colored Grand Prix took off after being struck by a train in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. Moorhead police are looking for a vehicle after it crashed into a train and took off. Police say they’re looking for information on a dark colored four door Grand Prix with heavy damage to its right rear corner panel. They say the vehicle was hit at the intersection of 20th Street and Main Avenue around 6 pm after…

Dispute Leads to Alleged Christmas Eve Murder

One man is in jail and another dead after an early morning dispute at a Fargo home.

FARGO, N.D. In the early hours of this morning, a tragedy unfolded in a Fargo neighborhood. A domestic dispute ending in the alleged murder of a 26–year–old Fargo man. Police responded to a call at this home at about 4:20 am. When they arrived, they found two men and a woman. One of the men had suffered a stab wound…

Fargo Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash

Fargo Police are searching for a suspect in a robbery of a gas station late Tuesday night. Police say a masked man walked into Casey’s General Store at 2002 25th Street South at about 10:30pm, pointed a gun at an employee behind the counter and demanded money. The employee cooperated and handed over an unknown amount of cash. The suspect…

Two Injured After Assault at Moorhead Apartment

Police Say They Have Taken Two Suspects to the Law Enforcement Center for Questioning After Assault

We have an update to breaking news on the assault we first brought you at the top of the show. Police have detained two suspects that may be responsible in an assault in Moorhead. Police responded to an apartment at 511 32nd Ave South at about 8:15pm after reports that two people had been assaulted. The victims say three men…