Dakota Access pipeline

Woman Accused of Shooting at DAPL Officers Out of Jail and Awaiting Trial

Fallis is pleading not guilty to weapons and civil disorder charges

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — The Denver woman accused of shooting at authorities during the protests in Morton County for the Dakota Access pipeline is moving out of jail and into Fargo. A federal judge granted a request by 38-year-old Red Fawn Fallis to move into a halfway house while she waits for her December 5th trial. Fallis is pleading…

Judge Rejects Group’s Request to Add President Trump to DAPL Lawsuit

The prosecuting attorney is considering filing a separate lawsuit

  NATIONAL — A judge is not allowing President Trump to be one of the defendants in a lawsuit against the Dakota Access Pipeline. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg says the President would have to be sued under a separate lawsuit. The prosecuting attorney is considering this option. A group of Native Americans filing the lawsuit wants to add the…

President Trump on DAPL Opening: “I Said Do It”

Mr. Trump was giving a speech in Ohio and talked about the opening of the pipeline

CINCINNATI, Ohio — President Trump says it was because of his doing the controversial Dakota Access pipeline is finally open for business. “A $3.8 billion investment in American infrastructure that was stalled and nobody thought any politician would have the guts to approve that final leg,” said Mr. Trump. “And I just closed my eyes and said do it.” President…

Archambault Acquitted for Early Protests of DAPL

Archambault is running for re-election

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — Dave Archambault has been acquitted of charges filed during early protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux tribal chairman and Tribal Councilman Dana Yellow Fat were both found not guilty during their trial on disorderly conduct charges. The men were arrested last August for allegedly pushing back against a line of…

People Take to the Streets Across the Nation for May Day Action Marches

PEOPLE MARCHED IN CITIES ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOR DIFFERENT CAUSES, INCLUDING THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE. OUR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT, ALEXIS WAINWRIGHT REPORTS

NATIONAL —┬áThousands are marching all over the country for immigrant and worker rights. From cities like Los Angeles, Seattle…Milwaukee to Washington, people marched in support of worker rights and labor unions. They also addressed national issues like the Dakota Access pipeline. Several hundred demonstrators gathered on May Day at DuPont Circle to celebrate International Worker’s Day. The protesters went to…

Gov. Burgum Gives Himself a Passing Grade for First Legislative Session

He also had to deal with the contentious protest over the Dakota Access oil pipeline

BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Burgum gives himself a B-plus grade for his first Legislative session. Burgum told the Associated Press that it was “full-blown crisis management” when he took over in December. The wealthy former computer software executive took charge against the backdrop of an unprecedented state revenue shortfall. He also had to deal with the contentious protest over the…

Pipeline Protests Outside Trump Hotel

Protesters are still rallying against the Dakota Access Pipeline and other controversial pipeline projects.

Protesters are still rallying against the Dakota Access Pipeline and other controversial pipeline projects. Including shutting down traffic in our nation’s capital. Singing, dancing and holding up traffic, protesters say they’re not backing down in the pipeline fight. The push back has lasted more than a year, and indigenous people and allies are still protesting the Dakota Access and Keystone…

Woodley Takes Plea Deal in DAPL Case

If a judge approves the deal, Woodley will not serve any jail time but will serve one year of unsupervised probation and forfeit $500 bond

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — One of the most famous Dakota Access pipeline protesters has reached a plea deal. Actress Shailene Woodley has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. She was scheduled to stand trial this Friday. If a judge approves the deal, Woodley will not serve any jail time but will serve one year of unsupervised probation…

Protesters, American Indians Gather in Washington D.C. for March

On Friday, a two mile march is planned to the White House, where a rally is scheduled

  WASHINGTON D.C. — American Indians are gathering in Washington, D.C. to march on the White House. There will be four days of protests against the Trump administration and the Dakota Access pipeline. Starting Tuesday, tribal members and supporters plan to camp each day on the National Mall, with tee-pees, a ceremonial fire, cultural workshops and speakers. On Friday, a…

Cass County Sheriff Laney Praises Fellow Law Enforcement Officers Work At DAPL

Authorities Cleared Out Main Dakota Access Protest Camp Last Week

Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney is weighing in on the closure of the main Dakota Access pipeline protest camp in Morton County. Officers made a few dozen final arrests and officially cleared the camp on Thursday after months of protest activity. “So we’re really excited that this is done and we hope at this point that it stays done and…