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North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Pleads Guilty To DUI

Kirsten Baesler says she plans to seek treatment

BISMARCK, N.D. — Just hours after being charged with misdemeanor DUI, Kirsten Baesler pleads guilty. The North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction was given one year of probation and $750 in fines for her first offense. She also received a 10-day jail sentence which was suspended. Last month, Baesler was stopped for driving erratically on I-94. She refused a blood…

Minnesota Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Riess led authorities on a cross-country manhunt before she was captured in April 2018 in Texas.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Florida woman who prosecutors said was targeted because the two looked alike. Officials say 57-year-old Lois Riess will serve a life sentence in prison for the first-degree murder of Pamela Hutchinson. Officials say Riess targeted Hutchinson because they shared similar features, and because Riess wanted to assume Hutchinson’s identity….

Father Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Infant’s Death

He pleaded guilty Wednesday.

HASTINGS, Minn.–A Burnsville man who killed his infant son has been sentenced to more than 24 years in prison. Thirty-three-year-old Michael Herkal admitted slapping and violently shaking the 13-day-old baby after the child wouldn’t stop crying. He pleaded guilty Wednesday in the death of Anthony Herkal and was sentenced to 290 months in prison. Police responded to a report of…

Spirit Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Assault of a Child

Hill admitted to assaulting a baby by hitting the baby with his fists and shoving the child into walls.

FARGO, N.D.–A Spirit Lake man pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with assault resulting in serious bodily injury on Tuesday. 22-year-old Jonathan James Hill admitted to assaulting a baby by hitting the baby with his fists and shoving the child into walls. Hill is an enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe….

Wisconsin Man Tied To Moorhead Overdose Death Found Guilty

Jovan Harris of Milwaukee was convicted of six counts of possessing and distributing drugs

FARGO, N.D. — A federal jury in Fargo has found a Wisconsin man guilty of several drug crimes tied to numerous overdoses. 28-year-old Jovan Harris of Milwaukee was convicted of six counts of possessing and distributing drugs. The trial lasted six days. Harris was linked to heroin that caused one overdose death in Moorhead and two nonfatal overdoses in Fargo…

Suspect’s Trial in Greywind Case Delayed

The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — There is another delay in the Savanna Greywind murder case. The trial for William Hoehn has been moved from March to May 15. Attorneys on both sides say they are still waiting for information to prepare their cases. Hoehn and his girlfriend, Brooke Crews, are accused of kidnapping their neighbor Savanna and taking her baby…

Fargo Man Accused of Sending Death Threats to Heitkamp Learns His Fate

56–year–old Kevin Olson has been found guilty of threatening interstate communications

FARGO, ND — The Fargo man accused of sending death threat emails to Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been found guilty. 56–year–old Kevin Olson has been found guilty of threatening interstate communications. Prosecutors say Olson sent an email to Senator Heitkamp on December 22, 2016 saying, in part, “I should find you and shoot you in your red head.” Court records…

Greywind Murder, Kidnapping Suspect Says Very Little in Change of Plea Hearing

On August 19th, the Greywind family's future changed forever and until now, they didn't have answers as to what happened to Savanna

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people charged in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit the murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. On August 19th, the Greywind family’s future changed forever and until now, they didn’t have answers as to what happened to Savanna. “Your honor on August 19th, 2017 the defendant lured…

Suspect in Greywind Murder Case Changes Plea

Her charges include conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and giving false information to law enforcement

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people accused in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. Tears filled the eyes of Savanna’s parents, family members and friends as one of the suspects in her case gave them some answers on what happened to Savanna. They filed in to…