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Fargo Man Sentenced for Fatal Christmas Eve Stabbing of Friend

Porter stabbed Bjarnason in the chest at his home after a night of drinking

  FARGO, ND — The Fargo man who pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of his friend on Christmas Eve has been sentenced. Timothy Porter will spend a little over five years in prison for pleading guilty to manslaughter in the killing of 26-year-old Derek Bjarnason. Porter stabbed Bjarnason in the chest at his home after a night of drinking….

Community Struggles with Answers After Fatal West Fargo Fentanyl Spill

Health officials say they are desperately seeking a solution but need the entire community needs to understand how dire the situation is

WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo police are in the process of investigating after a fentanyl exposure kills one man and puts another in the hospital. West Fargo officers arrived at 612 6th Street East in West Fargo just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Alexander Hirn, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene and another man was taken to the hospital….

Rapid City Man Killed in Standoff with Police

Police say the man waved his gun at officers from an apartment window and refused commands

RAPID CITY, SD — A man was shot and killed by an officer in a Rapid City standoff which started as a welfare check. Authorities say the 53-year-old man pointed a pistol at the first officer who arrived at his apartment. The officer retreated and called for backup. Police say the man waved his gun at officers from an apartment…

One Dead, One Hospitalized in West Fargo Fentanyl Spill

West Fargo officers arrived at 612 6th Street east last night after receiving a call of a fentanyl exposure

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo police are in the process of investigating a fatal fentanyl exposure. West Fargo officers arrived at 612 6th Street east last night after receiving a callĀ for help. When police arrived on scene, they found two males who were unresponsive. After life-saving measures were attempted, one male was transported to the hospital and the second…

Deer Creek Man Identified After Fatal Crash in New York Mills

The patrol says the road was wet at the time of the crash

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — A 50 year-old Deer Creek, Minnesota man has been identified as the victim of a deadly crash in New York Mills. The state patrol says John Manselle died when he lost control of his pickup on a bridge deck while coming off Highway 10 on Wednesday morning. Manselle’s pickup went into the ditch and…

Deer Creek Man Dies in Rollover Crash in New York Mills

The pickup went into the ditch and rolled down onto the entrance ramp

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — A man from Deer Creek, Minnesota is dead after rolling his pickup along Highway 10. The state patrol says the 50-year-old man lost control on a bridge deck in New York Mills shortly before 8 a.m. The pickup went into the ditch and rolled down onto the entrance ramp. The patrol says the road…

Spearfish Fire Investigators: Exact Cause of Fatal Fire Unknown

Investigators say the exact cause can't be determined

  SPEARFISH, S.D. — It’s been 20 days since five children died in a house fire in Spearfish and investigators said they may never know how the blaze started. Fire officials said the fire started in a corner of the house’s porch where a metal trash can was being used to collect ash and hot coals from a fireplace, however…

Hell’s Kitchen Fans Mourn the Loss of 2016-17 Contestant from Drug Overdose

Giganti was well-known on the show for his last-minute dish saves and getting into a few feuds with Gordon Ramsey

  PHILADELPHIA, Penn. — Sad news for Hell’s Kitchen fans. Paulie Giganti, who was a star chef on Fox’s 16th season of the show, has been found dead of an apparent drug overdose at his home in Philadelphia. Authorities say his body tested positive for drugs but did not release what kind were found. Giganti was well-known on the show…

Update: Bismarck Woman Dies of Injuries from Rollover Crash on I-9

Sailer died later from her injuries and Backer was seriously injured

BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck woman who was thrown from her vehicle after a rollover crash on April 16th has died from her injuries. The highway patrol says 55-year-old Gail Sailer and 57-year-old Mark Backer were in a vehicle that was rear-ended on I-94 by a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Joran Griffin, also of Bismarck. The patrol says Sailer…

Authorities Identify Moorhead Man who Died in Duplex Fire

His adult daughter was home at the time and was treated and released

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Authorities have finally released the name of a man killed in a duplex fire last Friday in Moorhead. Phillip Skatvold, 68, died in the fire at 2422 Country Club Parkway. His adult daughter was home at the time and was treated and released. A third person in the house at the time of the fire is…