Fargo Police: Crashes Increased in December

They reported there were 200 crashes in November

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are reporting car crashes are on the rise. On Facebook, the department stated more than 600 crashes occurred in the city limits in December, even with a few days remaining in the month. They reported there were 200 crashes in November. The department is urging drivers to be careful on the roads, especially during…

Bismarck Police Officer Hurt in Alleged Drunk Driving Crash

The crash happened just after 2:00 'o clock this morning

Courtesy: North Dakota Highway Patrol  BISMARCK, ND — A police officer was hurt after a crash with an alleged drunk driver in Bismarck. The crash happened just after 2:00 ‘o clock this morning. Authorities say Andrea Lawler of Linton, North Dakota, was driving drunk when she failed to stop at a flashing red light at an intersection just as Officer…

Barnesville Woman Hurt After Crash with NDHP Squad Car on I-94

Fenner was ticketed for careless driving and has minor injuries

WEST FARGO, ND — A Barnesville woman was hurt after hitting a North Dakota Trooper squad car on I-94 near West Fargo. The patrol says the trooper was parked on the median shoulder of the westbound lane at the scene of an accident with emergency lights flashing. They say 20-year-old Tabetha Fenner was driving westbound in the left lane when…

Colorado Man Facing 20 Years in Prison with Drug Charges

29-year-old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding

MORTON COUNTY, CO — A Colorado man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Morton County. 29–year–old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding. Todd was allegedly found with 30 pounds of marijuana, which has a street value of about $30–thousand dollars. Todd is facing 20 years in prison but has not…

AARP Helping Seniors Improve Defensive Driving

senior citizens brushed up on their driving skills to get ready for winter season

FARGO, ND — With the dangerous conditions from icy roads, a group of senior citizens is brushing up on what it means to drive safely. If anyone knows about driving safely, it’s Robert Fugre. Not only was his career teaching people in the military how to drive heavy machinery, but he also has been brushing up on his own skills by…

Suspected Drunk Driver Takes Children on High Speed Police Pursuit

Spike strips were used to stop the vehicle near Barnesville

ROTHSAY, Minn. — A suspected drunk driver was arrested after leading authorities on a high speed chase with his children in the vehicle. A caller reported a vehicle swerving on I-94 near Rothsay around 5:30 last night. Wilkin County deputies attempted to pull 27-year-old Andrew Davidson over but he fled and the chase hit speeds of 100 miles per hour….

Make it to the Table: Practice Smart Driving this Holiday Weekend

When it comes to the biggest feast of the year, we can all be a little eager to get to the dinner table on time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The day before Thanksgiving is what many law enforcement agencies refer to as “Blackout Wednesday” due to an increase in drunk driving crashes. The four–day holiday period is considered by the Minnesota State Patrol as some of the busiest times to be on the road. “The night before Thanksgiving becomes a very big party night,” said Sgt….

County Officials Want Your Vehicle to Be Ready For Winter Weather

Experts say you should have more than a warm change of clothes in your vehicle

FARGO, N.D. — Winter weather is likely to return to the valley this weekend. Experts want to make sure you’re ready when snow covers roadways. You may want to do more than just pack an extra layer of warm clothes. In recent years, climate change has caused winter–time temperatures to increase by nearly a degree per year, which may lead…