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Bismarck Wolves Football Player Dies in McLean County Rollover

20-year-old man dies in rollover south of Underwood, North Dakota

Distracted driving leads to a fatal rollover in McLean County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver was traveling from Minot to Bismarck on Highway 83 around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say the driver was two and a half miles south of Underwood when he became distracted by something in the vehicle, lost control, went into the ditch and…

One Person Dead in Shooting at a Minnesota Storage Facility

Once on the scene, they found one man dead from a gunshot wound

MINNETONKA, Minn. — One person is dead after a shooting at a Minnesota storage facility. Police say they were called to the 28-hundred block of Hedberg Drive at the Public Storage facility at about 11 a.m. after a fight broke out between two men. Once on the scene, they found one man dead from a gunshot wound. They say they…

Lost Color Footage of what Appears to be Aftermath of Fargo’s ’57 F5 Tornado

It includes shots of Immanuel Lutheran church with its roof gone

FARGO, ND — It is unbelievable timing. One month ago, Charlie Francis bought some old home movies during an online auction from the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. He was surprised to come across what appears to be lost footage from the aftermath of the deadly 1957 Fargo tornado. It was 60 years ago yesterday when the F5┬átornado killed 12…

North Dakota Opioid Deaths on the Rise

The state will provide $180,000 to each of six successful community applicants

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota recorded 61 drug-related overdose deaths in 2015. That was an increase from 43 deaths in 2014 and 20 in 2013. The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is now encouraging communities to apply for funding to address the opioid crisis. The goal is to identify gaps and strengthen existing community prevention…

Man Dies After Rolling His ATV

Crash Happened Northwest of Wahpeton

A Wahpeton man has died of injuries suffered in an ATV crash. The state patrol says 48 year-old John Hanson was thrown from the machine after it rolled several times. The crash happened Friday night about 2 miles northwest of Wahpeton. Hanson was not wearing a helmet. He died at a Fargo hospital. The patrol says drinking may have been…

Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Use of Force Expert Convinced Yanez Reacted Appropriately in the Situation

Prosecutors argue Yanez acted unreasonably in shooting Castile

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A use-of-force expert testifies that a St. Anthony police officer was right to use deadly force in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile. Joseph Dutton took the stand for the defense and is convinced that Officer Jeronimo Yanez saw a gun before he shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb….

Fosston Man Identified in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The crash is still under investigation

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A Fosston man dies after crashing his motorcycle in Polk County. Authorities say 42-year-old Cary Berberich was traveling northbound on County Road 4 when it went off the road Wednesday. The crash happened just south of Spruce Grove Road Southeast. The crash is still under investigation. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing Page…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Prosecution Expert Says Castile Was Not a Threat

Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — An expert on police use of force says a St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has no reason to believe the motorist was a threat. Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez. Noble says Yanez’s actions were unreasonable and he should have acted differently. A Hennepin County medical examiner…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Castile’s Girlfriend Testifies He was Carrying Gun

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, began her testimony in court

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The battle over admissible evidence in the trial of a St. Anthony police officer accused of killing Philando Castile has only just begun. Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, began her testimony in court. Reynolds streamed the aftermath of the shooting LIVE on Facebook. She says she saw Castile leave the apartment that day with a gun….

Fatal ATV Crash in Polk County

Two killed in ATV crash south of Mentor, Minnesota

Two people are dead after being thrown from their ATV in northwestern Minnesota. The crash happened along on a county road south of Mentor on Saturday. Polk County authorities say a 34-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman hit an approach while driving and were both thrown from the ATV. Both were found unconscious when responders arrived and were pronounced dead…