Death

Cause of Minneapolis High-Rise Fire Undetermined

The apartment building was not required to have sprinklers.

MINNEAPOLIS–Fire officials say they haven’t been able to determine the cause of a high-rise apartment fire that killed five people last week in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says Monday that the investigation into Wednesday’s fire is completed. Officials found the blaze was accidental, but they weren’t able to pinpoint the exact cause. Its origin was a bedroom wall in…

5 Dead, 3 Hospitalized after Fire at Minneapolis High-Rise

A firefighter suffered a minor injury.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minneapolis fire officials say five people have died and three others are hospitalized after a fire swept through a high-rise apartment building. Fire Chief John Fruetel says the fire broke out early Wednesday on the 14th floor of the building in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood. Firefighters found heavy smoke on the 16th and 17th floors as residents were evacuated through…

White Earth Police Arrest Man in Connection with Overdose Death

Snider is awaiting formal charges from the Mahnomen County Attorney's Office.

WHITE EARTH, Minn.–The White Earth Police Department arrested a man in connection with a death that occurred in the village of Naytahwaush in October. White Earth Police, Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office and Naytahwaush Ambulance responded to reports of an unresponsive man on October 24. When first responders arrived at the scene they discovered 26-year-old Dominic A. Buehner dead due to…

FBI Offers Reward In Olivia Lone Bear Death Investigation

Anyone with information is urged to call 1-800-CALLFBI

NEW TOWN, N.D. — The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information in the death of Olivia Lone Bear of Newtown, North Dakota. The agency is also finally releasing information about the case to her family and others. United States Attorney Drew Wrigley and FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Robert Perry traveled to New…

Day Care Under Investigation after Infant Dies

State regulators have temporarily suspended the license of the day care operator.

BRAINERD, Minn.–Sheriff’s officials in central Minnesota are investigating the death of an infant at a home day care. Emergency responders found the baby boy unresponsive after they were called to the home Nov. 12. The infant died a short time later at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. State regulators have temporarily suspended the license of the day care…

Man Charged in Death of Fargo Hair Stylist Pleads Not Guilty

Further court action has been scheduled for January.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– A West Fargo man charged in the death of a well-known Fargo hair stylist has pleaded not guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incident. Thirty-four-year-old Daniel Dalpozzo was driving when he slammed into a parked pickup in June 2018. The passenger, 38-year-old Johnny Grey, died at the scene. Dalpozzo admitted to drinking before the…

Minnesota Reports 1st Flu Death of Season

Four school outbreaks were reported last week.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota has reported its first flu death of the season. The Minnesota Department of Health says it was an adult who died. So far no children have died of influenza in Minnesota this season. Health officials say flu activity was sporadic in Minnesota during the week that ended Saturday. Preliminary reports show 19 people in Minnesota have been…

Driver Charged in Pedestrian Death in Mandan

Gene Mosbrucker is accused of striking Shirley Lee last month in the parking lot of an apartment building.

MANDAN, N.D.–The driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Mandan is charged with felony negligent homicide. Seventy-four-year-old Gene Mosbrucker is accused of striking 79-year-old Shirley Lee last month in the parking lot of an apartment building. A court affidavit says a witness told police Mosbrucker was backing up when his Suburban struck Lee and knocked her…

Bismarck Parents Charged Following Son’s Death

The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in August.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck couple has been charged with felony child neglect following the death of their baby. Authorities say the parents kept a filthy apartment and missed medical appointments for their son, who was born three months premature in December and spent three months in neonatal intensive care. The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in…

Police Say Remains are of Teen Missing for More Than 6 Years

Authorities say they are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death.

DICKINSON, N.D.–Authorities say human remains found in western North Dakota in December are those of a 15-year-old boy who was reported missing in the Dickinson area more than six years ago. The Stark County Sherriff’s Office says the remains of Edward Stubbs, also known as Ashton Lebaron, were discovered by a resident on Dec. 11 in the area of Radar…