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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…

Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another Wounded in Williston

Officials say the victim who died is a 19-year-old Williston man.

WILLISTON, N.D.–Police say they have arrested a suspect in a shooting in Williston that left one man dead and another critically injured. Authorities say a 17-year-old male was taken into custody about 4 a.m. Monday. He’s being held on possible murder charges. Police responded to a report of gunshots about 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found the two victims behind a…

Body Recovered from Lake in Polk County

An autopsy is pending, but no criminal activity is suspected.

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a man face down in the lake at 34433 140th Avenue SE at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Mentor Fire and Rescue and County EMS helped the officers pull 69-year-old Steven Wayne Sveningson from the lake. First responders attempted to resuscitate Sveningson, but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced…

Former Viking and Concordia College Football Player and Wife Found Dead

Todd County Sheriff Steve Och says they are looking for 22-year old Dylan Bennett, the couple's youngest son.

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. -Two people found dead in a home in Long Prairie, Minnesota were a former NFL player and his wife. Deputies found Barry and Carol Bennett dead Wednesday afternoon at their home after a 911 call for a welfare check. Barry played in the NFL including one year with the Minnesota Vikings in 1988 and was a defensive lineman…

UPDATE: Fargo Man Identified as Person Who Died in Vehicle in Hornbacher’s Parking Lot

Police say a medical condition most likely happened yesterday afternoon

UPDATE – Fargo Police have identified the dead person found in a vehicle in the 32nd Ave S Hornbacher’s parking lot as 68-year-old Roger Fjeldahl of Fargo.   FARGO, N.D. — A body was found in a car in the parking lot of Hornbacher’s on 32nd Avenue. Police say a customer noticed a man slumped over in the driver’s seat just…

Grand Forks Couple Killed By Falling Tree In California

Troy and Jessica Nelson, owners of Trojan Promotions in Grand Forks, were staying in a house hit by giant tree

SAN DIEGO, CA — A rural Thompson, North Dakota couple is dead after a large tree fell on a house in San Diego. Friends say Troy and Jessica Nelson, owners of Trojan Promotions in Grand Forks, were staying in the house while attending an industry trade show. A third person on another floor was not hurt. “I heard a very large…

Contractor Killed In Freak Accident At Landfill Is Identified

Danny Howard Was Run Over By A Dump Truck And Payloader Saturday Afternoon

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the contractor killed in a freak accident at the Jamestown landfill. The patrol says 65-year-old Danny Howard of Grand Forks was working at the landfill Saturday afternoon when a dump truck being pushed by a payloader ran over him. Officials say the payloader was attempting to push start the unoccupied dump…

Identity Released Of Body Found Outside Grand Forks House On Tuesday

25-year-old Tyler Rodriquez of Grand Forks was found dead Tuesday morning

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police have identified the man whose body was found in front of a house in Grand Forks. 25-year-old Tyler Rodriquez of Grand Forks was found dead Tuesday morning. His body was found outside a house at 720 North Washington Street about 10 a.m. Police say a cause of Rodriquez’s death has not been determined and the investigation…

18-Year-Old Found Dead Outside of 12-Story Building on Bemidji State Campus

An investigation is underway after police say a young man was found dead after an apparent fall from a residence hall at Bemidji State University

BEMIDJI, Minn. — An investigation is underway after police say a young man was found dead after an apparent fall from a residence hall at Bemidji State University. Officers were called around 12:30 this morning to a report of a person lying on the ground bleeding. When they arrived, they found an 18-year-old man outside of the 12-story building on…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Hazelton

One man from Bismarck is dead after head-on crash

EMMONS COUNTY, N.D. — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a semi north of Hazelton, North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the semi was traveling on Highway 83 shortly before 3:00 this afternoon when the motorcycle veered into its lane and was struck head-on. The driver of the motorcycle was a 61-year-old man from Bismarck. The…