DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

What are the signs of an abusive relationship?

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – After Wednesday’s shooting that injured the mother and her baby, court records show Malik Gill had a history of domestic violence. An expert at the YWCA emphasizes the importance of understanding the signs of an abusive relationship. She says when people think of domestic violence, they think of physicality instead of emotional violence which includes controlling…

Fargo Woman Arrested on Warrants After Domestic Disturbance and Fleeing Police

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Fargo woman faces three felony charges including reckless endangerment/domestic violence and fleeing police after a disturbance Tuesday morning. Police were called to the 1400 block of 18th Avenue South and the victim identified the suspect involved as Daynea Manning of Fargo. She fled as police arrived but was later tracked down in the 300 block…

Criminal Complaint: Man Stabbed Wife While She Slept in Van

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A criminal complain is providing more details about a man charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault-domestic violence in Fargo. The complaint says 27-year-old Tyler Mollner stabbed his wife while she was sleeping in the passenger side of their van Saturday. She jumped out of the moving van on 42nd Street South and was found by two…

Adrian Peterson arrested for domestic violence at LAX

Adrian PetersonLOS ANGELES (FOX 11) – Former Minnesota Viking and NFL MVP Adrian Peterson was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport and charged with domestic violence, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers responded to Terminal 7 at LAX around 8:30 Sunday morning for an incident on a plane departing for Houston. According to LAPD, an argument that…

YWCA buys building for survivors of domestic violence

The new facility will be called 'Lantern Light' and will house 23 families.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The YWCA is helping provide affordable housing for women facing homelessness due to domestic abuse. “The YWCA set out a very aggressive strategic plan back in 2015 to establish more affordable housing for women and their children,” YWCA Cass-Clay CEO Erin Prochnow said. Out of a friendship with convent neighbor, Union of Sisters of the Presentation,…

Are Domestic Violence Cases Increasing Due To COVID-19?

The number for the center's 24 hour crisis line is: 800-344-7273. 

FARGO, N.D. – The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in Fargo says there have been more calls coming in than usual, but it’s too early to tell if it’s due to the pandemic. The center has also changed their services from walk-in, to only web based and telephone, so it’s not out of the ordinary that they have seen an…

Domestic violence survivor grateful at YWCA Championship of Empowerment event

A woman also spoke about how YWCA helped her after leaving an abusive relationship.

FARGO, N.D.- Kim knows what hell looks like. She experienced it for 10 years at the hands of the man who promised to love and respect her. “I started dating my husband in high school and I became pregnant with our first kid. It became a cycle of cheating and leaving and coming back and that turned into being abusive…

Jamestown Man Arrested for Domestic Violence Incident

Several formal charges pending review by the Stutsman County State's Attorney.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–A Jamestown man was arrested after threatening to harm one person and himself in a domestic violence incident on Wednesday. Jamestown Police responded to 1600 11 Avenue NE at approximately 10:50 p.m. and were informed the suspect, 54-year-old Shawn Teggatz, was inside the building and possibly armed. When officers attempted to contact Teggatz, he barricaded himself inside and refused…

Bismarck Man Arrested After Assaulting Woman

Lagace was arrested for domestic violence and aggravated assault.

 MANDAN, N.D.–The Morton County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after a woman was brought to a Bismarck hospital on Monday. After review of surveillance video and with assistance from the Bismarck Police Department, the MCSO identified 42-year-old Daniel Lagace as the suspect who brought a 39-year-old woman to the hospital on Sept. 23, claiming she was involved in a slow-speed…

Grand Forks Man Faces Several Charges After Police Chase

Drew Brooks Jr. is accused of sideswiping a parked car, hitting a street sign and traffic signal during the chase

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A 22-year-old Grand Forks man fled police Saturday just before midnight after they responded to a domestic violence complaint. Drew Brooks Jr. is accused of sideswiping a parked car, hitting a street sign and traffic signal during the chase. Officers used a PIT maneuver on I-29 to stop his vehicle near the Alerus Center. Brooks faces…