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Two Sent to Jail Over DAPL Protests

The Water Protector Legal Collective calls the judge biased because similar cases tried by other judges have resulted in suspended jail sentences

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — A man and a woman are the first people to be sent to jail for protesting the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota. Alexander Simon, 27, a teacher in New Mexico who is originally from Fort Yates, was convicted of disorderly conduct and given 18 days in jail. Mary Redway, 64, of Providence, Rhode Island…

Police: Parents of Abandoned Sioux Falls Baby Admit They Used Drugs Night of the Incident

Police have arrested the mother, 28-year-old Mary Jennessee, and charged her with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age seven.

SIOUX FALLS, SD — There are new developments in the case of an abandoned baby left outside a Sioux Falls church for nearly 24 hours earlier this month. The parents admit being on drugs. Police have arrested the mother, 28-year-old Mary Jennessee, and charged her with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age seven. The father of the infant…

Judge: Anti-Vaxx Michigan Mom Headed to Jail

Bredow says she takes full responsibility for her actions

  PONTIAC, Mich. — The decision is final. The Michigan mother, threatened to be put behind bars if she doesn’t vaccinate her nine-year-old son, is headed to jail. Rebecca Bredow has been sentenced to seven days in jail after she refused to comply with the judge’s ruling and did not allow her son to get vaccinated. The anti-vaxx mom said…

Former Cass County Correctional Officer Under Investigation

The Cass County Sheriff's Office took a report from an inmate on September 9th alleging the misconduct

  CASS COUNTY, ND — An alleged sexual offense by a former Cass County Jail correctional officer is under investigation. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office took a report from an inmate on September 9th alleging the misconduct. Two days later, the sheriff’s office requested the assistance of the BCI with the investigation. The alleged victim is no longer in custody…

Minnesota Mother of 10 in Jail, Accused of Driving Drunk and Trying to Breast Feed Baby

An off-duty Rochester officer saw Schleicher's car drift off Highway 52 and the officer contacted authorities

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Rochester mother of ten had five of her children in her vehicle when she drove drunk, sideswiped a median cable barrier, then exited the highway and pulled over to breast feed her baby along the side of the road. Charges filed this week in Olmsted County against 40-year-old Tasha Schleicher include child endangerment, felony DWI, and…

Minneapolis Police Officer Accused of Sexually Abusing Son’s Girlfriend

Some of the incidents allegedly occurred while Campbell he on-duty

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A developing story out of the Twin Cities. A Minneapolis police officer is accused of sexually abusing his son’s girlfriend. Fifty-eight-year-old David Campbell is charged with criminal sexual conduct as well as terroristic threats. The complaint says Campbell’s teenage son and his girlfriend told Bloomington police that Campbell had been sexually abusing her. He threatened to…

South Dakota Woman Sentenced for Assaulting a Baby

Charlee Spotted Tail, 22, will spend four months in jail for hitting a six-month-old baby twice in the head

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — A Parmelee, South Dakota woman is sentenced after being found guilty of assaulting a baby. Charlee Spotted Tail, 22, will spend four months in jail for hitting a six-month-old baby twice in the head. Prosecutors say Spotted Tail started a fight with a woman holding the baby in a store parking lot and tried to…

Beltrami County Corrects Information on Inmate Death

Authorities say the wrong information was released to the media after the death of Stephanie Bunker while in their custody

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says they want to clear up details behind the death of an inmate in the detention center last July. Authorities say the wrong information was released to the media after the death of Stephanie Bunker while in their custody. Bunker died from complications after an attempted suicide in her cell…

President Trump Not Sorry About Pardoning Arizona Sheriff

He called the former Arizona sheriff a "patriot" who loves his country

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump is defending his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio. Trump was asked about his controversial decision during a joint press conference with the president of Finland. He called the former Arizona sheriff a “patriot” who loves his country. Arpaio faced a possible jail sentence due to a federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols. Trump…

Suspects Tied to Missing Fargo Woman’s Case Stop Cooperating with Authorities

Brooke Crews and William Hoehn remain in the Cass County Jail

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police say it took a lot of manpower to get this far in the Greywind investigation, but the suspects connected to the case have stopped talking. While volunteers continue to search on their own for any sign of Savanna Greywind, Fargo police continues to work their investigation into her disappearance. “Thirty-five detectives, four sergeants, two lieutenants,…