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Minnesota clinic shooting brings premeditated murder charge

Prosecutors say Ulrich walked into the clinic on Feb. 9 and opened fire, killing 37-year-old medical assistant Lindsay Overbay.

BUFFALO, Minn. – A Minnesota man accused of killing a staff member at a medical clinic and wounding four others during a February shooting is now facing an upgraded murder charge. A grand jury indicted Gregory Ulrich with one count of first-degree premeditated murder. He’s also charged with four counts of first-degree attempted murder in the shooting at the Allina…

DAPL protester who refused to testify is back in federal custody

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Dakota Access Pipeline protester who has refused to provide testimony to a federal grand jury is back in custody. Steve Martinez was held in contempt of court for the second time in a month.  The 46-year-old Martinez is being held in the Burleigh Morton Detention Center. Martinez was released on a technicality Feb. 22 following 19…

Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd

WASHINGTON – Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is already facing state murder charges in the death of George Floyd. That’s according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person said the Justice Department’s federal…

Federal grand jury indicts Michigan man, 5,000 fentanyl pills seized

FARGO (KVRR) – A federal grand jury has indicted a Michigan man suspected of transporting large quantities of fentanyl pills to North Dakota. Twenty-five-year-old Larry Owens III is charged with two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl over 400 grams. Federal prosecutors say Owens was arrested in June 10, 2020, while transporting hundreds of suspected fentanyl pills. After…

Indicted Former BIA Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Giving False Information

LaRon Greywater was indicted last week by a grand jury in Grand Forks

FORT TOTTEN, N.D. — A former BIA officer has pleaded not guilty to providing false information about a crash involving her police vehicle. LaRon Greywater was indicted last week by a grand jury in Grand Forks on three counts of making a false statement to a federal agency. Greywater is accused of running a stop sign on the Spirit Lake…

Alleged Minnesota Killed Indicted for Murder

The grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder

FORT Myers, Fla. — A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman before leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt has been indicted. Officials in Lee County, Florida say the grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder. If convicted, she could face the death penalty, but a spokeswoman for the state attorney’s office said prosecutors…

30 Officers Subpoenaed in Damond Investigation

It's part of a grand jury investigation into the fatal police shooting of an Australian woman in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — More than 30 police officers have been subpoenaed as part of a grand jury investigation into the fatal police shooting of an Australian woman in Minneapolis. The grand jury began its work as prosecutors decide whether to charge Officer Mohamed Noor in the July death of 40-year-old Justine Damond. She was shot in an alley as Noor…