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Feds charge man in multi-state golf cart theft investigation with ties to Fargo area

FARGO (KVRR) – A man has been arrested in Georgia in connection with the theft of “numerous” golf carts in several states including the Dakotas and Minnesota. An FBI affidavit says Nathan Rodney Nelson can be linked to 63 golf cart thefts in seven states since 2017. Nelson is charged with transporting stolen vehicles across state lines. According to court…

FBI describes investigation into Fargo courthouse suicide

"The investigation will entail trying to figure out how he got that weapon or object into the courtroom."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The FBI investigates a courtroom suicide after a man slit his throat inside the Fargo U.S. District Courthouse. “An individual was in the courtroom and a guilty verdict had come back in one of the charges against him. The jury then left the courtroom and the individual pulled a sharp object and cut himself and died…

Man dead after suicide in Fargo federal courtroom

FARGO (KVRR) – A man who had been on trial in U.S. District Court in Fargo is dead after he pulled out an object and cut himself in the throat. North Dakota U.S. Marshal Dallas Carlson says the incident happened Monday afternoon after a jury returned a partial guilty verdict against the man, who had faced terrorizing-related charges. “He produced…

FBI probing extremist activities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

NUMBER OF CASES REMAINS STABLE, BUT ISSUE IS A TOP CONCERN

FARGO (KVRR) – The head of the FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office says federal authorities are investigating “a number of cases” involving domestic extremist activities in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Michael Paul is the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI in Minneapolis, which oversees the Dakotas and Minnesota.  In an interview with KVRR-TV, Paul said extremist-related activities are…

Ellison: Moorhead mosque attack ‘sad situation’

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is weighing in on the recent vandalism at a mosque in Moorhead. Police were called Sunday morning to the Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center at 2215 12th Ave. S. Someone sprayed painted “Death to Islam” and other hate messages on several portions of the building. Ellison says the Moorhead incident, plus…

People of all faiths come together to clean up vandalism at a Moorhead mosque

From vandalized walls to clean walls, people coming from all over to help wipe away hate speech at the Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center Mosque.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — People pulling out cleaning supplies to wash off hate messages on a Moorhead mosque. “In our religion, which is the month of Ramadan, it’s called take care of your neighbor and my community is practicing what I believe,” Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center Mosque Main Adviser Sajid Ghauri said. From vandalized walls to clean walls, people coming…

Suspect Wanted for Mosque Vandalism in Moorhead

Moorhead Fargo Islamic Center Mosque members waking up to hate speech sprayed painted onto the walls.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police and the FBI are investigating vandalism at a local mosque. “These are people who live in our community. They work in our community. Our children go to school together. We are one community that loves one another. That supports one another and this is not to be tolerated in our city and it’s unacceptable,” Moorhead…

Rochester woman charged in attack on U.S. Capitol

MINNEAPOLIS – FBI agents arrested a Rochester woman on charges connected to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. She is 39-year-old Victoria White. The Capitol insurrection by a mob of Trump supporters left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer, and about 138 other officers injured. White is the second Minnesotan to be charged in the attack….

Update: FBI arrests Moorhead man in connection with riot at U.S. Capitol

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – The FBI arrested a Moorhead man on charges related to the occupation at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Thirty-one-year-old Jordan Stotts turned himself in to authorities Friday in northern Minnesota. Stotts is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful…