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Federal Charges Handed Out for Two Murder Cases on Spirit Lake Reservation

The murders of Amanda Engst and Carla Yellowbird happened within ten months of each other

SPIRIT LAKE RESERVATION, N.D. — Over the course of ten months, two women were murdered on the Spirit Lake Reservation. Since crimes on reservations fall under federal jurisdiction, U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers formally filed charges against those allegedly involved in the murders. “A great deal of time and effort is put forth everyday by agents and prosecutors to ensure that those…

Police: Flight Attendant On Williston Flight Was Drunk

Erika Gorman described the flight as "terrifying" in a tweet to United. Gorman says she had to go to the cockpit to tell the pilot the flight attendant was out of control.

WILLISTON, N.D. (KFGO) – United Airlines is investigating a report that a flight attendant was drunk on a flight from Denver to Williston. Erika Gorman described the flight as “terrifying” in a tweet to United. Gorman says she had to go to the cockpit to tell the pilot the flight attendant was out of control. Williston Airport Director Anthony Dudas…

PART 2: A Conversation With Senator Heidi Heitkamp

Talk About Savanna's Act, Pension Reform and Toxic Politics Across The Country

FARGO, N.D. — Our conversation with Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota concludes. We sat down with the senator on Tuesday to talk about politics, Savanna’s Act, pension reform and more. TJ: “Let’s talk about some of your work in the senate. You have introduced Savanna’s Act in honor of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind who went missing from her Fargo apartment…

FBI Special Agent Speaks At Fargo Speaker Series

Robert Wittman was in the FBI for 20 years

  FARGO, N.D. — An FBI Special Agent who tracked down jewel thieves talked about his career in Fargo. Robert Wittman was part of the Town Hall Lecture Series. Wittman was assigned to the Philadelphia Field Division in 1988, specializing in art, antiques, jewelry and gem identification. He was a lead investigator for 20 years, recovering more than $225 million worth…

Sister Says Her Brother Was The One Shot By Officers Last October

George "Ryan" Gipp Jr. Was Killed By Bureau of Indian Affairs Officers

FORT YATES, N.D. — The sister of a man shot dead after a confrontation with officers on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation has identified the victim. Lacey Gipp says 35-year-old George “Ryan” Gipp Jr. was the man killed by Bureau of Indian Affairs officers. He was shot on October 23 near Fort Yates. The FBI has said BIA officers responded…

Father Confirms Body of Missing MN Woman has been found

Red Lake Law Enforcement along with the FBI and numerous other agencies have been looking for the 27-year-old since late January.

PONEMAH, MN —  The father of Amy Dow confirms that the body of the missing member of Red Lake Nation, has been found. He tells KVRR Local News that the discovery was not far from her home in Ponemah, Minnesota. Red Lake Law Enforcement along with the FBI and numerous other agencies have been looking for the 27-year-old since late January. To this…

Classified Memo Released Claiming FBI Abuses

The FBI says it has ``grave concerns'' about the memo's accuracy.

Washington, DC — The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee has released a memo based on classified information that alleges the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference. President Donald Trump cleared the way for publication of the controversial memo despite objections from the FBI. The four-page memo was drafted by Republicans on the committee chaired…

Internal Law Enforcement Communication During the Pipeline Protests

The "intel threads," were shared between the FBI, and various state and local law enforcement agencies

NORTH DAKOTA — Other newly filed documents are providing a glimpse into some of the internal law enforcement communication that went on during these protests. The “intel threads,” were shared between the FBI, and various state and local law enforcement agencies. One of the threads mentions a threatening phone call received by former North Dakota First Lady Betsy Dalrymple’s office….

FBI Requesting Return of Documents of Wetterling Case

A judge temporarily blocked the file's release

  STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. — A state court judge has been asked to order that FBI documents related to the Jacob Wetterling investigation be returned to the federal agency. Officials in Stearns County had planned to release the investigative case file after Danny Heinrich confessed to the 1989 abduction and killing of the 11-year-old. But Patty and Jerry Wetterling sued…

Former Trump National Security Adviser Pleaded Guilty to Making False Statements to the FBI

A member of President Donald Trump's transition team says Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is the ``very senior transition official'' referenced in court papers filed in the Michael Flynn case.

WASHINGTON (AP)  — Former Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland is an unnamed senior official referred to in the court papers filed in the Michael Flynn case. She was involved in a discussion with Flynn about what he would say to Russian government officials in response to U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia last year. That’s according to two former officials…