Grand Forks

Minneapolis Man Arrested in Early Morning Armed Robbery in Grand Forks

They say Hussein left the store with the cash and was tracked down by K9 units a few blocks away

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Minneapolis man is in custody after an early morning armed robbery in Grand Forks. Police say 27-year-old Salam Hussein walked into the Payday Express located at 1017 South Washington Street just before 8:30 this morning, showed a gun to an employee and demanded money. They say Hussein left the store with the cash and…

Former Grand Forks City Council Member who Shot Judge Back in Jail

Reuben Larson, 68, finished serving 25 of a 26-year prison sentence for shooting Judge Lawrence Jahnke in Room 201 of the Grand Forks County Courthouse

  BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — A former Grand Forks City Council member who shot a judge in a courtroom in 1992 has been put back in jail. Reuben Larson, 68, finished serving 25 of a 26-year prison sentence for shooting Judge Lawrence Jahnke in Room 201 of the Grand Forks County Courthouse. Larson was in court for failing to make…

Two Arrested for Selling Drugs in the Grand Forks Area

He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson's apartment in Grand Forks

Craig Hudson, 27 (L), Travis Larocque, 35 (R)  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two men are accused of selling drugs in the Grand Forks area. Craig Hudson, 27, appeared in court on two felony drug charges. He is also facing two drug misdemeanors. He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson’s apartment in Grand…

Future Unclear for Grand Forks Daycare After Sex Abuse Complaint

All suspects and victims are juveniles according to authorities, but they have not told us exactly how many are involved

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Officers in Grand Forks say a home daycare might not re-open after they got a sexual abuse complaint. Police say it happened at the Little Rascals Childcare Center. All suspects and victims are juveniles according to authorities, but they have not told us exactly how many are involved. Lt. Brett Johnson said the complaint was sent…

Update: Missing Autistic Teen Found

Julian Romero was located in the downtown area of Grand Forks after being seen by a Public Safety Answering Point dispatcher who was leaving work.

Update: Julian Romero was located in the downtown area of Grand Forks after being seen by a Public Safety Answering Point dispatcher who was leaving work. Romero had ridden his bicycle out of his neighborhood and gotten lost in an unfamiliar area. The Grand Forks Police Department thanks the public for their assistance in this investigation.     Police say…

Families and Veterans Send Off 188th Air Defense Artillery

Thousands send off more than 200 army men and women before deployment to Washington D.C.

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of friends, family members and veterans gathered to send off more than 200 men and women being deployed. The 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment will leave on Saturday¬†to help protect the nation’s capital for a year. They¬†will leave behind their families to serve Washington D.C. “In a lot of ways, it’s tougher on the families than…

Grand Forks Couple Charged with Child Endangerment

THE COUPLE IS ACCUSED OF BEING ON DRUGS AND ENDANGERING A CHILD

From L to R: Alexis Cvancara, 28, Ryan Greene, 31  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks couple is accused of endangering a child while being on drugs. Ryan Greene, 31, and Alexis Cvancara, 28, made their initial court appearance. They were arrested last month. Greene is charged with three felonies including the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled…

UND Engineering Class Welcomes Grand Forks Eighth Graders

An Engineering Professor encourages young women to explore the benefits of an engineering career

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Engineering students at UND may have noticed some new students in class. Area 8th grade girls got hands on experience with different types of engineering. The tour was led by Society of Women Engineers. The students from five different middle schools in the Grand Forks School District were nominated by their teachers for excelling in math…

Fordville Man Identified in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities identify a Walsh County man who was killed in a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was…

Assault in Grand Forks IHOP Parking Lot

Police search for suspect in Grand Forks assault

Grand Forks Police are looking for a man involved in an assault in the IHOP parking lot early this morning. The victim says his phone was stolen during the assault which happened after an argument started in the restaurant The suspect is described as a black man with short hair, shaved on the sides. He was wearing a green jacket…