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FBI: Suspect Dead After Being Shot by BIA Officers on Standing Rock Indian Reservation

FBI agents were called to the scene

  NORTH DAKOTA — The FBI says a suspect was shot dead after a confrontation with officers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. BIA officers assigned to the reservation responded to a call of shots fired at a gas station Monday. After a short vehicle chase, officers tried to take the suspect into custody….

Polygamous Sect Leader Wanted by the FBI for Fraud Arrested Near Sioux Falls

Lyle Jeffs is the brother of Warren Jeffs, who made national headlines as a leader of the same polygamous sect. Lyle has been on the run since 2016. Reporter Jack Eble from our sister station, KDLT in Sioux Falls reports

SIOUX FALLS, SD — An FBI most wanted polygamous sect leader is now in custody in South Dakota. Lyle Jeffs, who has been on the run for nearly a year, was arrested by FBI agents and Yankton County authorities. “We received a tip from the public on June 13th on someone matching his description,” said Special Agent in Charge Eric…

Fargo-Moorhead’s Thoughts on Comey: Many Don’t Know Who He Is

We asked locals about what they think of Comey's testimony to congress

FARGO, N.D. — We asked people in Fargo what they think about Comey’s testimony to congress. One woman told us off camera she’s very sad about the widespread opposition to the President and thinks firing Comey was the right decision. A lot of the people we asked said they didn’t even know who James Comey is. Meanwhile, people who say…

West Fargo Officers Meet an FBI Agent Who Could be their New Boss

The FBI supervisory agent works in Kansas City but his family has ties to the F-M area

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Two finalists remain in the running for West Fargo’s police chief opening. One is a North Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant and the other is an FBI supervisory agent whose ties to the FM area go back decades. It’s been four months since West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was terminated. With complaints from staff which said…

MN & ND U.S. Senators React To Comey Firing

Democrats likened Tuesday's ouster to President Richard Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre" and renewed calls for appointment of a special prosecutor.

WASHINGTON  – President Donald Trump’s stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey throws into question the future of a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible connections to Russia. It also raises suspicions of an underhanded effort to stymie a probe that has shadowed the administration from the outset. Democrats likened Tuesday’s ouster to President Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre”…

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommended the decision to President Trump and a search for a new director will begin immediately

  WASHINGTON D.C. — White House officials confirm President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey. The president sent a letter to Comey, stating that he agreed with the Department of Justice that Comey “is not able to effectively lead the bureau”. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Attorney General Jeff Sessions recommended the decision to President Trump and…

Senator Franken Demands Answers on Russia from FBI Director Comey

The FBI is investigating the possibility of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia

WASHINGTON D.C. — The head of the FBI says Russia is still involved in American politics and Minnesota Senator Franken wants answers. During questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, FBI Director James Comey agreed that Russia provides safe haven for cyber criminals. The FBI is investigating the possibility of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. Comey also says Russia…

Craig Cobb Wants Hate Crime Charges Filed in Church Fire

He is calling the act of his church burning down "terroristic"

NOME, N.D. — A church recently bought by self–proclaimed white supremacist Craig Cobb has burned to the ground in Nome, North Dakota. The Attorney General’s Office says there isn’t any new information to release but Cobb says he knows the fire was set intentionally. “I was going to turn it over to the creativity movement with a stipulation that that…

FBI Hopes for New Leads in North Dakota Murder Case Gone Cold

The 50-year-old Morin's remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming

FBI File Photo  ST. MICHAEL, N.D. — The FBI is offering a reward in the decade old murder case of a St. Michael, North Dakota man. Kim Morin was shot and killed in July 2007 on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. The 50-year-old Morin’s remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming….

President Obama Denies Clemency Request by Peltier

Peltier spent most of his life in prison for the killing of two FBI agents

President Obama has denied a clemency request by Leonard Peltier. He has spent most of his life in prison for the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975. Peltier’s attorney says they got a letter from the White House on Wednesday night saying their application had been denied. The attorney says Peltier is upset and considers the…