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Fargo Police Investigate Car Break-ins

Fargo Police issued a warning to residents on their Facebook page about smash and grabs.

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police issued a warning to residents on their Facebook page about smash and grabs. Over the weekend, Fargo Police responded to two separate incidents where an individuals broke into a parked, locked motor vehicle in a business parking lot to steal a purse that was in plain sight. Fargo Police remind everyone to make sure they are…

UPDATE: Police Find Body of Missing West Fargo Man

The incident is still under investigation, but Fargo Police do not suspect any foul play.

WEST FARGO, ND — A Fargo man reported missing since New Year’s Eve has been found dead. Police say the body of 29-year-old Derrick Jacobs was discovered in the attic of his home on South University Drive. Jacobs was last seen on December 31st around 1:30 a.m. near his home. Police began to investigate his disappearance and had assigned an…

Third Community Trust Officer to be Hired for the Fargo Police Department

A three-year, federal COPS grant will pay for hiring a third officer

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo Police Department’s Community Trust officers will get some help starting next month. A three-year, federal COPS grant will pay for hiring a third officer. It was launched in 2016 by Chief Dave Todd who wanted to build trust and credibility for police with under-served youth. The two current officers reach out to kids who…

Hennepin County: No Charges in Officer Involved Shooting Death of Unarmed Woman

In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he doesn’t have enough evidence to charge anyone in the fatal officer-involved shooting of Justine Damond. That’s what he told an activist group on Wednesday night. The group recorded the conversation and posted it on Facebook. In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs. In July,…

Breast Friends: Through Good Times and Bad

FM Breast Friends offers support to women with breast cancer

FARGO, ND — It’s the phrase no one ever wants to hear: “You have breast cancer.” The reality is there are many here in metro that have. More and more these days, you hear of someone being diagnosed with cancer. As shocking as the diagnosis is, what people may not realize is how long it follows you even after you’ve been…

Avoiding Facebook Scams During the Holiday Season

never wire money, send personal checks and never go alone to an in-person transaction

FARGO, ND — Facebook allows people to buy and sell anything they’d like, but consumer watchdogs say it’s not always easy to know who you can trust. Officials at the Better Business Bureau of North Dakota and Minnesota say social media can act as a playground for scammers. “You can be anybody you want to be on social media,” said Heather…

High Risk Sex Offender Living in South Fargo

He was convicted in 2013 in Cass County of luring a minor by computer

FARGO, ND — A high risk sex offender has moved to south Fargo. Police say 26-year-old John Bussert is living at 401 9th Street South. He was convicted in 2013 in Cass County of luring a minor by computer. Bussert’s victim was a 13-year-old female who he asked on Facebook to send him nude photos and engage in sexual acts….

“Me Too” Social Media Campaign: Talking About Sexual Assault in a Meaningful Way

After a tweet from TV star Alyssa Milano went viral, tens of thousands of people are highlighting and empowering victims of sexual assault

FARGO, ND — A movement has started on social media following a number of reports of high-powered men sexually harassing women. Me Too. Two syllables. Two words that are speaking for thousands and maybe, even millions. “It’s amazing that it’s two words,” said Liv Oland, who is the president of the Women’s Activist Organization on the NDSU campus. “It’s simple…

Teen Found Dead At NDSU Last Month Died Of Natural Causes

Tom Delaney Revealed The Information About His Son On Social Media

The father of the Burnsville teenager who died in a dorm at NDSU last month has taken to social media to say his son died of natural causes. Tom Delaney posted the results of 17-year-old Devin Delaney’s autopsy on his Facebook page Saturday morning. Tom said he wanted to share the details so his friends and those with him the…