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Fire Damages House in South Fargo

Crews respond to the 800 block of 21st Street South Monday night.

FARGO, N.D. — Fire heavily damages a south Fargo house. Firefighters responded to the 800 block of 21st Street South at 7:40 Monday night. It’s a few blocks away from Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. They found visible fire and smoke coming from the first floor. Everyone in the home got out safely before firefighters arrived. They got the fire…

Man Shoots Knife Wielding Crash Victim

Happened along Highway 65 in a Minneapolis suberb

FRIDLEY, Minn. — A man shot and killed a Williston man who had pulled a knife on another driver following a multi-vehicle crash. The events unfolded Wednesday afternoon along Highway 65 in the Minneapolis suburb of Fridley. Police say 33-year-old Simon Schiffler of Williston was involved in the crash and was trying to assault another driver. Witnesses told investigators that…

Family of Justine Damond Says They are Still Waiting for Justice

This statement came shortly after state investigators announced they have forwarded the case to prosecutors for possible charges

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It’s been nearly two months since an Australian woman was shot by a Minneapolis police officer and her family is still waiting for justice. Justine Damond’s fiancĂ© Don Damond says “the wait continues for Justine’s family and me.” This statement came shortly after state investigators announced they have forwarded the case to prosecutors for possible charges….

Park River Man Sentenced in Fentanyl Overdose Death

Chyle told investigators he provided fentanyl in August 2016 to 30-year-old Eugene Meecham, of Grafton

PARK RIVER, ND — A Park River man tied to a fentanyl overdose death has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Twenty-six-year-old Zachary Chyle pleaded guilty in March to a pair of charges involving distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death. Chyle told investigators he provided fentanyl in August 2016 to 30-year-old Eugene Meecham, of Grafton. Meecham’s body…

Prince’s Death Investigation Remains Open

Nearly one year later, and still no answer to how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him

Nearly a year after Prince died from an accidental drug overdose in his suburban Minneapolis estate, investigators still don’t know how he got the fentanyl that killed him. Authorities still haven’t interviewed a key associate who was with Prince in his final days, and they haven’t asked a grand jury to investigate. Prince was 57 when he was found alone…

Six Injured in Manufacturing Plant Explosion in Minnesota

Investigators say they are still trying to determine the cause of the explosion

  Six people are hurt after an explosion at a Minnesota manufacturing center. Rescue workers responded to an explosion at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Center in Dodge Center at about 10:30 Wednesday morning. Officials say the blast happened near the paint shop. The company says all employees are accounted for and four of the injured remain hospitalized. Roads around the…

Authorities Release Details of West Fargo Man’s Death in “Unusual” Snowmobile Accident

Authorities say the accident is "unusual" because of the nature of the man's injuries and that no one witnessed the accident

Authorities have determined that the unusual snowmobile wreck in northwest Wyoming that killed a West Fargo man was an accident. A preliminary autopsy shows 33-year-old Andrew Grossnickle died December 30 from blunt force trauma to the left chest. Investigators were perplexed initially because his snowmobile was not damaged. They believe Grossnickle fell off the machine or hit a tree while…