Judge Convicts Fargo Man in Mapleton Gas Station Sex Assault

A pre-sentence investigation has been ordered before sentencing

  FARGO, ND — A district judge in Fargo has convicted a Fargo man in the sexual assault of an employee at a convenience store in Mapleton. Prosecutors say Abdulrahman Ali forced the female employee into a restroom at Gordy’s Travel Center in December 2015, claiming that she was his wife. Ali gave up his right to a jury trial…

Goatnapping: SUV Chase Leads to Discovery of Stolen Animal

Gordy is one of 35 goats used to stop the spread of invasive plants

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two men have been arrested after leading St. Paul police on a short chase, crashing into a parked vehicle and trying to run from the scene. But it was what police found in their SUV that brought a bigger surprise. Thaying Cha and Eni Xiong are charged with gross misdemeanor theft after police say they found…