Death

Protesters Gathering in Wake of Yanez Not Guilty Verdict; Gov. Dayton, Sen. Klobuchar Speak Out

"This system continues to fail black people and they will continue to fail you all." Valerie Castille, mother of Philando Castille

ST. PAUL, Minn. — After five days of deliberation, Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philando Castile. Family members met with reporters after the court case came to a close. “This system continues to fail black people and they will continue to fail you all,” said Valerie Castille, mother of Philando Castille….

“When They Get Done with Us, They’re Coming for You”: Castile Family Speaks on Verdict

Family members met with reporters after the court case came to a close

ST. PAUL, Minn. — After five days of deliberation, Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philando Castile. Family members met with reporters after the court case came to a close. “This system continues to fail black people and they will continue to fail you all,” said Castile’s mother, Valerie Castile. “Because this…

Funeral Services Set for Fargo Man Who Died After Downtown Assault

The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and Joachim church in Fargo at 10:30 a.m

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for the Fargo man who died after an assault in downtown Fargo. The visitation for Jamie Grant will be Monday, June 12 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service to follow. The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and…

Man Dies After Being Knocked Unconscious in a Bar Fight

Family members and police in Fargo confirmed the death of James Grant

FARGO, N.D. — More than a week after being knocked unconscious from a bar fight, a Fargo man has passed away. The man accused in the fight could face more serious charges. It all started on the night of May 27th. According to police records, a bartender at the Hotel Donaldson kicked out Darren Patterson, a 43-year-old man from Fargo….

Fargo Police Investigating Toddler’s Death

They have released very few details about the death

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are investigating the death of a two year old. They have released very few details about the death. The medical examiner indicated the autopsy results showed no sign of homicidal violence and no medical explanation for the death. There were no signs of criminal activity which could have caused the death. Categories: Community, Crime, Local…

Settlement Reached in Drowning Death of Velva Girl

The charges were filed after a probe into the June 2015 death of a girl who was supervised by an unlicensed day care worker in Velva

  NORTH DAKOTA — Three people have reached a settlement in the drowning death of a 5-year-old girl in Velva. The state will pay over $72,000 to cover the costs of defending themselves in court after charges were dropped. Julie Leer, a former lawyer for the Department of Human Services, will get $28,000. The regional Human Services director in Minot…

Judge Rules Prince’s Living Siblings Heirs to $200 Million Estate

The judge determined Prince died without having a will and named them heirs to his estimated $200 million dollar fortune

  CHANHASSEN, Minn. — A judge has made a ruling on the estate of Prince and has found it in favor for his living siblings. Prince’s sister and five half-siblings staked a claim on the late singer’s estate after he died from an opioid overdose in 2016. The judge determined Prince died without having a will and named them heirs…

Oakes Man Dies in Crash with Tractor

Castro suffered from head injuries and died at the scene

GWINNER, ND — An Oakes man died after he rear-ended a tractor pulling a disc plow over the weekend. The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the victim as 39-year-old Oscar Castro. The crash happened on state Highway 13 east of Gwinner about 10:30 Saturday night. Castro suffered from head injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the tractor…

Becker County Man Dies in Farm Accident

The tractor was moved and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A Becker County man is dead after getting trapped between his tractor and a tree. Emergency crews were called out just before 3 o’clock to 28998 Tower Road. They found 77-year-old Larry Jones trapped under a still running tractor. The tractor was moved and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say a mechanical failure…

Dilworth Police Investigating Possible Overdose Deaths

One overdose death happened on May 2 while the second victim died on Sunday

  DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people have died of suspected drug overdoses, just days apart, in Dilworth. Officers say both victims were men in their 20’s. One overdose death happened on May 2 while the second victim died on Sunday. Red River Dispatch logs show the deaths occurred in houses about a block apart in Dilworth. Autopsies have been done….