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UPDATE: Closing arguments set for Monday in Chauvin trial

(Court TV, via AP, Pool)MINNEAPOLIS – The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has rested its case without putting Chauvin on the stand. The defense called witnesses over the course of two days.  The prosecution took two weeks to present its case. Chauvin informed the court Thursday that he will…

Local defense attorney explains changes to Derek Chauvin’s trial

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A local defense attorney says the fact that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be tried alone could benefit either him or his co-defendants, depending on the arguments brought forth in court. Chauvin’s co-defendants are former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, and Tou Thao. Leah Carlson of Ohnstad Twichell Law Office in West Fargo…

Military Pay Raises And Funding For ND Military Missions Passes Senate

Bill Now Goes To The U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members are closer to getting a three percent pay raise. It’s included in the latest National Defense Authorization Act which was just passed by the Senate. The bill includes funding for a number of North Dakota defense missions. It restricts the retirement of the global hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base and provides for B-52…

LIVE: Trump Impeachment Trial: Dershowitz Says his Trump Impeachment Defense Distorted

Trump's Senate trial heads into a final day of questions and answers on Thursday.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump. LIVE BLOG: https://fxn.ws/3aXroZiTune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Thursday, January 30, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump’s defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz now says his headline-dominating argument against impeaching the president has been distorted. Meanwhile, Trump’s Senate trial headed into a final day…

LIVE: Trump Team Wrapping Up Trial Defense as Senators Mull Bolton

Once the president’s team wraps up its arguments, senators have 16 hours for written questions to both sides.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.LIVE BLOG: https://fxn.ws/2vwYHClTune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump’s legal team prepared to wrap up arguments in his impeachment trial Tuesday as Senate Republicans wrestled with whether to allow witnesses, including John Bolton who appeared…

Trump Impeachment Trial: Defense Resumes its Case in Pivotal Week

After a two-hour opening argument Saturday, Trump's defense team will lay out its case in depth beginning Monday.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump. LIVE BLOG: https://fxn.ws/2RvymwHTune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Monday, January 27, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial enters a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witnesses or…

UND Football Returns Depth on Defense

Eric Schmidt is back as the Fighting Hawks Defensive Coordinator

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –There has been plenty of talk about the offensive changes to University of North Dakota’s football team with Danny Freund in his first year as the Fighting Hawks offensive coordinator. But on the other side of the ball, many familiar faces return to the field. The team brings back seven defensive starters from last season and the…

UND Football Looks to Add Depth on Defense as Spring Practices Wrap Up

On Wednesday, the Fighting Hawks held their final spring practice before Friday's Spring Game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota football held its final practice before the team’s spring game on Friday. The past month and a half of spring ball has given the Fighting Hawks a chance to check out how some of the new and young guys will fit in with the team next season. This is especially true on defense where…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Emphasizing Defense in Second Half of League Play

NDSU's record has directly correlated with opponent's shooting percentage

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball is hoping the cold weather will translate to cold shooting by opponents. That hasn’t really been the case this season, where NDSU has allowed teams to shoot nearly 47 percent against them on the year. That is among the worst in the country. As you would expect, there is a direct correlation…

NDSU LB Cox Named to Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

The Buck Buchanan Award goes to the top defensive player in the FCS

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State linebacker Jabril Cox was added to the watch list for the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award on Thursday, Nov. 8. The award is presented annually to the top defensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision. Cox, a sophomore from Kansas City, Mo., currently ranks 10th in the FCS and leads the Missouri Valley…