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Fargo City Commission advances hate crime ordinance proposals

If passed, the proposed ordinance could make anti-bias hate crimes punishable by up to $1,500 and could include a 30 day jail sentence.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo City Commissioners vote to continue pursuing an ordinance that would make hate crimes Class B misdemeanors. In a three to two vote Fargo city commissioners vote to move forward with a receiving and filing ordinance that would make anti-bias hate crimes punishable by up to $1,500 and could include a 30 day jail sentence. “It’s…

People line up to honor West Fargo Lt. Gustafson during funeral procession

"I didn't even know Lieutenant Adam Gustafson myself personally, but I think it's important for everybody to pay their respects to people who have died."

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A fleet of police vehicles say farewell to fallen West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson after his funeral service. “We’ve always been really supportive of law enforcement so we wanted to come out today and show our support for Lieutenant Gustafson and his family as well as for the West Fargo and Fargo Police Departments…

Fargo Police Release Name of Club Shooting Victim

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Police identify the victim of a shooting outside the Africa International Restaurant and Nightclub as 28-year-old Dominque McNair, who had no permanent address. McNair was an employee of the establishment. He was shot early Sunday morning outside of the club. The police department put out the following press release:   Fargo Police investigators are still actively…

West Fargo Police honors Lieutenant Adam Gustafson with memorial

The memorial gives people the chance to remember and thank him for his service to the community.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –The West Fargo Police Department has set up a memorial for Lieutenant Adam Gustafson who died after suffering a heart attack while on duty. The West Fargo Police Department says the autopsy on 40-yea-old Lieutenant Adam Gustafson determined he suffered from severe coronary artery disease and major arterial blockage. In his honor, a memorial gives people…

Fargo Police’s “Break the Silence” documentary aims to stop youth suicide

The Fargo Police Department are advocates in a new documentary about suicide prevention.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an appeal to young people, Fargo Police want you to know that your life matters. “And the star of this film is prevention,” Officer Bloom stated. Last year two Fargo high school students took their own lives. Fargo Community trust officers like Michael Bloom are taking action to bring awareness to suicide. ‘Its devastating when…

Drone helped fight Fargo strip mall fire

Red River UAS Unit uses a device that uses thermal imaging to help fight the South Fargo fire.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fire officials are still piecing together the cause of a South Fargo strip mall fire. Businesses are left ruined after a fire tore through the Southpointe Business Park strip mall. Flames destroying Bodyworks Physical Therapy and Gigi’s Playhouse. Our drone capturing the roof of Gigi’s Playhouse completely charred. Most of the building’s roof left destroyed. Workers…

UPDATE: Fargo Police no longer asking for help locating runaway children

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE (4/23/21 at 9:36 p.m.): Both girls have been found and are safe. ORIGINAL: FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating two runaway children. Twelve-year-old Mary Jane Sundby is around 5’0″ with a thin build, light brown hair and blue eyes….

Second fire at former Mid America Steel building ruled intentional

Fargo Police Department releases surveillance pictures from the Sunday night fire

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Fire Marshal Ryan Erickson says the second fire at the former Mid America Steel building was also intentionally set. Fargo police have released these surveillance pictures from the scene Sunday night, in hopes of identifying the people or the vehicle….

Local law enforcement step up distracted driving enforcement

This month is Distracted Driving Month to help lower the number of cases where people are not focused on the roads

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you are out and about, you may have noticed more police patrols are on the roads. It’s all an effort to bring awareness to Distracted Driving Month. “Officers from the Fargo Police Department will be on the streets with our grant-funded overtime to enforce the distracted driving laws,” Fargo Police Department Sgt. Mike Bernier said….