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SWAT Team, Law Enforcement Agencies Respond to Stocking Lake Near Menhaga

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded and found the man near the lake

  WADENA COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities were called out after a domestic disturbance east of Menahga and a man with a gun walking along the north shores of Stocking Lake. The victim called 911 just after 3 o’clock saying her significant other had left the residence on foot with a firearm. A CodeRED message was sent to people in the…

DAPL Protester Reaches Plea Deal

Prosecutors will drop a more serious count of discharge of a firearm during a felony crime of violence

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — Red Fawn Fallis has pleaded guilty to civil disorder and gun possession by a felon. The Denver woman will avoid a trial after she was accused of firing a gun three times in October 2016 at the Dakota Access pipeline protest in Morton County, North Dakota. No one was hurt. Prosecutors will drop a more…

Minnesota Teen Dies from Shooting After Car Crash Confrontation

Police expect to submit the case to prosecutors for a decision on charges by Tuesday

  ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Rochester teenager died over the weekend after being shot following a two-vehicle crash. Police say 17-year-old Muhammed Rahim and the other driver got into a confrontation following the crash Sunday morning. Rahim was shot and declared dead at a hospital. The 25-year-old Rochester man, who allegedly shot Rahim with a handgun, was arrested. Police expect…

Bismarck Man Arrested After Waving Around Machete in Walmart

Jean Mary was arrested on a possible charge of terrorizing

  BISMARCK, ND — A man waving a machete and yelling incoherently at a Walmart store in Bismarck was arrested. Officers were called to the store around 11 a.m. and tried to talk 25-year-old Darvens Jean Mary into putting down the machete. Police say the Bismarck man would not comply, so an officer used a stun gun to take him…

Moorhead Police Searching for Armed Man

Police know the man's identity

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — An armed man is being sought for questioning after he ran from Moorhead police Sunday night. Officers responded to reports of the man carrying a long gun and a handgun outside Terrace on the Green apartments in the 1600 block of 20th Street South around 7:30. When the man spotted police, he bolted inside the five…

New Details Released in St. Cloud Murder-Suicide

Police say they responded to the apartment building located on the 800 block of 8th Avenue North

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Authorities have released more details behind the deaths of two men in an apartment in St. Cloud. They say 20-year-old Larry Thompson shot and killed his roommate, 19-year-old Benedict Frank, before turning the gun on himself. Police say they responded to the apartment building located on the 800 block of 8th Avenue North. They found…

ND Constitutional Carry Law: Loaded Guns Allowed in Vehicles with Proper ID

The state's constitutional carry law took effect in August

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is clearing up some confusion surrounding the state’s constitutional-carry law. Stenehjem says drivers may store a loaded gun in their vehicle, but if stopped by law enforcement, they must show proper state identification. He says showing a valid state driver’s license is the “equivalent of a valid concealed weapons license”…

Fergus Falls Attorney Couple Dies in Apparent Murder-Suicide

They are 41-year-old Ryan Cheshire and his ex-wife, 41-year-old Sarah Cheshire

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Fergus Falls Police have released the names of the two people found dead of an apparent murder suicide Wednesday night. They are 41-year-old Ryan Cheshire and his ex-wife, 41-year-old Sarah Cheshire. Fergus Falls Police say their initial investigation states Ryan first shot Sarah before turning the gun on himself. Ryan was the assistant district attorney for…

Fergus Falls Police Release Names Involved in Murder-Suicide

Police say they responded to a call for help from a friend of Sarah Cheshire's of a person not breathing

  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls Police Department has released the names of the two people involved in what they are calling a murder-suicide at an apartment building Wednesday night. They say 41-year-old Ryan Cheshire shot and killed his ex-wife, 41-year-old Sarah Cheshire, before turning the gun on himself. The shooting happened at at 1447 Patterson Loop. Police…

Breckenridge Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

A sentencing date has not been set

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The Breckenridge man, who was arrested at a West Fargo Motel in March of 2016, has been found guilty. Jan Wangstad, 39, has been found guilty of attempted murder for an armed standoff at the Rodeway Inn. Wangstad was staying at the West Fargo motel when authorities were called because witnesses say he was acting…