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Woman Walks Out of Flipped Vehicle Unhurt After Crash

Officials say the white van was turning north onto University Drive when it was t-boned by the van that nwas driving south

FARGO, N.D. — The driver of a flipped vehicle got out of her car unhurt after a crash on the intersection of South University Drive and 32nd Avenue in south Fargo juts after 3 pm. Officials say the white van was turning north onto University Drive when it was t-boned by the van that was driving south. No one was…

Most Drivers Think Distracted Driving is on the Rise

88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it

FARGO, N.D. — If you think distracted driving is on the rise, have you thought about if you are contributing to the problem? In a new survey, 88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it. Cell phones account for a large portion of distractions, though other passengers, alcohol, and drowsiness…

West Fargo Students Enter Virtual Reality to Stop Texting While Driving

The school partnered with AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Students from West Fargo High School took a break from the real world and instead entered a virtual reality for a change. The simulation showed students what could happen when they get behind the wheel and get even the least bit distracted by texting. Life threatening or fatal car accidents can be caused by a driver who’s…

Clearing Off The Busiest of Roads After the Biggest Snow Fall of the Season

The trucks have about 12 to 16 hours post snow fall to remove the snow from roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Metro street crews are out and about clearing off the busiest roads. Moorhead Public Works sent out seven plows including three with salt capabilities. They say their goal is to get enough snow off the ground and enough of the pavement to be seen before the temperature drops below freezing. They are making their way through the…

Manhunt Over as Bismarck Police Say Wanted Suspect is in Custody

Police didn't provide details of Villalobos' condition Thursday night. The officer wasn't injured.

Ulises Villalobos  BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A man accused of trying to hit a police officer with his vehicle in North Dakota has been arrested. Bismarck police say 22-year-old Ulises Villalobos was taken into custody Thursday in Brookings, South Dakota, without incident. Police had said that the officer shot at the suspect during the incident earlier Thursday and that he…

Walcott Man Found Outside Suffering from Severe Hypothermia

It's believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch.

  FARGO, N.D. — We have an update on that man found outside in the bitter cold Tuesday morning. Daniel Haverland, 51, is listed in critical condition at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. The Walcott man was discovered about a half mile from his home. It’s believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch. Haverland was…

Minnesota Authorities Make More than 2,500 DWI Arrests During Holiday Season

Officers made 200 more DWI arrests than they did during the same period in 2016

  MINNESOTA — Extra enforcement on Minnesota’s highways and interstates resulted in 26-hundred DWI arrests during the holidays. The extra enforcement lasted from November 22 through December 31. Officers made 200 more DWI arrests than they did during the same period in 2016. Of the more unusual cases, Fairmount Police arrested a woman for DWI on Christmas Eve and again…

ND State Patrol: Porsche Driver Hurt in Distracted Driving Crash with Semi

A passenger and the driver of the semi were not hurt

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — The driver of a Porsche was hurt Sunday after rear-ending a semi on I-94 near Medina in Stutsman County. The semi had slowed up because its diesel fuel started to gel up and the driver of the car ran into the trailer. The state patrol says 37-year old Lara Weisman, of Excelsior, Minnesota was distracted and…

Staying Safe in Extreme Weather When In An Accident

temperatures will hit below minus 20 this weekend

  FARGO, N.D. — Some people were lucky enough to get away from Fargo’s below zero temps during their Christmas vacation. But now that’s all over. “It was 30s and 40s there but you just get out of the car and get gas and the wind hits your face and you’re like ‘well, yeah, we’re further north now,’” said Jason Olson….