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“Justice for Andrew Sadek”: Judge Dismisses Civil Lawsuit

Andrew Sadek attended college in Wahpeton and was made a confidential informant for a drug task force

WAHPETON, ND — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Richland County and Deputy Jason Weber has been dismissed by a judge. John and Tammy Sadek filed the suit after their son was found dead of a gunshot wound and his body was pulled from the Red River. 20-year-old Andrew Sadek attended college in Wahpeton and was made a confidential informant for…

Minnesota Case Over Genital Mutilation of Teens Continues in Detroit

Two Minnesota mothers also have been charged after taking their daughters to the clinic

Dr. Jumana NagarwalaDETROIT, Mich. — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors accused of female genital mutilation. The judge ruled that Dr. Jumana Nagarwala and Dr. Fakhruddin Attar didn’t commit conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Both doctors still face other charges. Two Minnesota mothers also have been…

Two DAPL Protesters Could See Charges Dismissed

a judge in the case says the charges will be dismissed if the men finish their probation on lesser charges

Michael Fasig (L) and Israel Hernandez (R) could see their charges dismissed.  MORTON COUNTY, ND — Two men accused of felony reckless endangerment and criminal mischief during the Dakota Access pipeline protests could see their charges dismissed. Michael Fasig and Israel Hernandez are accused of ramming a private security officer’s truck, but a judge in the case says the charges…

Charges Dismissed Against DAPL Photojournalist

She says she identified herself to law enforcement as a journalist working for The Guardian, a London-based news outlet

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — Charges against a photo journalist who was arrested during the Dakota Access pipeline protests in Morton County last year have been dismissed. Sara Lafleur-Vetter was arrested on Oct. 22 with 140 other people near the pipeline easement and was charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct. She says she identified herself to law enforcement as a…

Sheyenne High School Teacher Resigned Over Allegations of Sex, Drugs and “Conduct Unbecoming”

The report stated Doster was drinking with her 18-year-old former students and was highly intoxicated and had trouble standing on her own. KVRR's Erin Wencl contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND —  A West Fargo teacher resigned hours before the start of school on August 29 for an investigation involving alleged sexual conduct with a student/former student, providing alcohol to minors and having alcohol in her classroom. The school district’s personnel file on Elizabeth Doster reveals the investigation began August 9th after a student and parent informed a…

Lakeville Man Sentenced in Death of Minnesota Woman Found in Cass County

Timothy Barr is sentenced to seven years in prison

  CASS COUNTY, ND — A judge has sentenced a Lakeville man in the death of a Minnesota woman. Timothy Barr is sentenced to seven years in prison. Barr plead guilty to leaving the scene of an accident that caused the death of 45-year-old Michelle Newell of Vadnais Heights. A manslaughter charge was dismissed. Newell’s body was found in rural…

Lake Region State College Softball Coach Accused of Having Inappropriate Relationships

Officials with Lake Region State College dismissed 28-year-old Ben Morris

DEVILS LAKE, ND — A state college softball coach in Devils Lake was dismissed for alleged inappropriate relationships. Officials with Lake Region State College dismissed 28-year-old Ben Morris. He was the school’s head softball coach. They’re also considering taking action against three other faculty members who apparently failed to report information about the case. No other details are released at…

St. Cloud Case of Loaded AK-47 Rights Violation Dismissed by Federal Judge

The judge ruled the city's law is constitutional

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a St. Cloud man who says his rights were violated when he was ticketed for carrying a loaded AK-47 as he walked down city streets in 2014. Tyler Gottwalt also filed a lawsuit against three officers of the St. Cloud Police Department, saying he was fined…

Charges Dismissed in Minneapolis Black Lives Matter Protest Shooting

Defense attorneys have also filed motions to dismiss charges against two co-defendants

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Charges are dismissed against one of four men accused in the November 2015 shooting of Black Lives Matter protesters outside a Minneapolis police precinct. The men were at a protest over the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark by police. A judge has ruled prosecutors didn’t have enough evidence to support charges of felony riot against Daniel…