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Fargo City Commission advances hate crime ordinance proposals

If passed, the proposed ordinance could make anti-bias hate crimes punishable by up to $1,500 and could include a 30 day jail sentence.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo City Commissioners vote to continue pursuing an ordinance that would make hate crimes Class B misdemeanors. In a three to two vote Fargo city commissioners vote to move forward with a receiving and filing ordinance that would make anti-bias hate crimes punishable by up to $1,500 and could include a 30 day jail sentence. “It’s…

Juveniles are using bikes to menace drivers in Fargo

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo police are working to resolve a dangerous game that’s has been the source of complaints from the public for several months. Police spokeswoman Jessica Schindeldecker says juveniles using their bikes have been harassing drivers by blocking intersections, using offensive language directed mostly at women drivers, and sometimes even playing chicken with cars. She says it’s not…

Rochester Man Pleads Guilty To Leaving Sexually-Explicit Notes On Cars

In a plea deal, 39-year-old David Cheney's seven counts of misdemeanor harassment were dropped to just three

AMES, IA — A Rochester, Minnesota man pleads guilty to leaving sexually-explicit notes on women’s cars in Ames, Iowa. In a plea deal, 39-year-old David Cheney’s seven counts of misdemeanor harassment were dropped to just three. He’ll pay about $200 in fines and avoid jail time. Cheney was arrested in May after police received reports of the notes being left…

Mayor of Colfax Calls Sexual Misconduct Investigation at School “Very Sensitive Issue”

Some Students Removed From Classes During Investigation

COLFAX, ND — School officials in Colfax have removed some students from classes as allegations of harassment, bullying or hazing that might involve student sexual misconduct are being investigated. The mayor of Colfax says the investigation is “a very sensitive issue” for the community. Scott Gauslow declined to comment further on talk in town that the alleged misbehavior might involve…

Richland County Authorities Investigating Possible School Harassment in Colfax

Law enforcement was called in to determine if a crime was committed

COLFAX, N.D. — Authorities have stepped in to investigate a case of harassment, bullying or hazing at the high school in Colfax, North Dakota. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office is following up with a report filed at Richland 44 High School. Superintendent Tim Godfrey says he was notified late last week of the problem. Law enforcement was called in to…

Richland County Investigation Into Allegations of Harassment, Bullying or Hazing.

Superintendent Tim Godfrey says "we take such allegations very seriously".

COLFAX, N.D. – The Richland County Sheriff’s office has taken over the investigation into allegations of “harassment, bullying or hazing” involving students at Richland School District #44 Junior and Senior High School in Colfax. Superintendent Tim Godfrey in a statement says, Richland Public School District #44 recently learned of allegations of student misconduct, possibly constituting harassment, bullying, or hazing, at…

Just In: Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

The fight was intense from the beginning, with a heavy shadow cast over Moore's campaign

  ALABAMA — Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election, making Jones the first Democrat elected by the state to the Senate in 25 years. The fight was intense from the beginning, with a heavy shadow cast over Moore’s campaign. Moore is accused of having romantic relationships with teen girls when he was in his…

Senator Al Franken Resignation: What Comes Next?

He maintains the allegations of sexual harassment against him are not true, but Franken bowed to pressure to step down from almost all of his fellow Democrats. Fox's Mike Emanuel Reports from Washington.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken is resigning, soon. He maintains the allegations of sexual harassment against him are not true, but Franken bowed to pressure to step down from almost all of his fellow Democrats. “Today┬áI am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate,” Franken said…

CBS News Suspends Charlie Rose Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

In a statement, Rose apologized for his actions but said he does not believe all of the allegations are true

Fox News  NATIONAL — Add another big name celebrity to the list of men accused of sexual harassment: Charlie Rose. PBS is immediately halting distribution of Rose’s interview program and CBS News has suspended him. The Washington Post reports that eight women have accused Rose of inappropriate sexual behavior including lewd phone calls, groping and appearing naked in front of…

Protests Against Sexual Harassment on Minnesota’s Capitol Hill

Two other women have come forward and are accusing U.S. Senator Al Franken of misconduct

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Multiple political and nonprofit organizations descended on Minnesota’s Capitol to show their support for people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the workplace. A crowd gathered with signs and many current and former lawmakers stood up to speak out about Democratic State Senator Dan Schoen and Republican State Representative Tony Cornish, who are…