JURY

Jury begins deliberating in Kim Potter trial

  MINNEAPOLIS – The jury has begun deliberating in the manslaughter trial of the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed motorist Daunte Wright after she says she mistook her gun for her Taser. Kim Potter’s case went to the jury on Monday following closing arguments and instruction from Judge Regina Chu. Potter resigned from the Brooklyn Center police force after…

Fargo man charged in Wisconsin police shootings wants new jury

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Attorneys for a North Dakota man accused of wounding two Wisconsin police officers while he was on the run from an attempted murder charge in his home state are petitioning for a jury pool from a different county. Twenty-four-year-old Nathanael Benton of Fargo has pleaded not guilty in the shootings of two Delafield police officers in November…

Jury selection begins in trial of man accused in shooting death of Grand Forks officer

GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) Jury selection begins in the trial for the man charged with killing a Grand Forks police officer and his own mother. Salamah Pendleton is accused of shooting and kiling 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte in an apartment in May 2020 while authorities were serving an eviction notice. Pendleton’s 61-year-old mother was also shot and killed. He is…

Chauvin juror says guilty verdicts could have come quicker

MINNEAPOLIS – A juror who cast one of the unanimous votes to convict a former Minneapolis police officer of killing George Floyd said deliberations were primarily spent trying to convince one person who was uncertain about part of the jury instructions. Brandon Mitchell is the first juror that deliberated in Derek Chauvin’s trial to talk publicly about his experience. He…

Alternate juror supports Chauvin conviction

MINNEAPOLIS – An alternate juror at the trial of Derek Chauvin said she agreed with the jury’s decision to convict him in George Floyd’s death. Lisa Christensen said that she saw Chauvin as the leader of officers at the scene and that he brushed off warnings by bystanders that Floyd was in danger. Christensen said she didn’t know if she…

Chauvin jurors to remain anonymous indefinitely

Judge Peter CahillMINNEAPOLIS – The judge who oversaw Derek Chauvin’s trial in George Floyd’s death said the jury will remain anonymous until he considers it safe to release their names. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill hasn’t publicly said how long their names might stay secret.  Cahill told jurors that he will protect their privacy as long has he feels it’s necessary….

Jury begins first full day of deliberations in Chauvin trial

(Court TV, via AP, Pool)MINNEAPOLIS – The jurors who sat quietly off-camera through three weeks of testimony in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death moved into the spotlight, still out of sight but now in control of verdicts. The jury of six white people and six people who are Black or multiracial resumed deliberations Tuesday morning.  They began…

Families Impacted by Drunk Driver Awarded Over One Billion Dollars

Jason Morsette, is serving 25-years in prison for the accident.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A jury has awarded the families impacted by a drunk driving incident in 2015 $1,157,000,000 in past, future and non-economic punitive damages. The incident resulted in the deaths of Abby Renschler and Taylor Goven and left Shayna Monson critically injured. The amounts awarded to Renschler and Goven are to be provided to their families. The defendant, Jason Morsette, is…

Hoehn Trial Reveals Police Interviews With Crews, Testimonies From Experts

A forensic examiner from the FBI gave DNA analysis

FARGO, N.D. — The trial for William Hoehn continues for the fourth day. He’s being charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Savanna Greywind. Among those who testified for the prosecution were a forensic examiner from the FBI and a doctor who cared for Haisley Jo, Greywind’s baby. Most of the day was spent showing the jury a…

Oklee Man Found Guilty of Possessing Homemade Pipe Bombs

Eric Reinbold allegedly kept a notebook outlining plans for violently overthrowing the government

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — An Oklee, Minnesota man has been found guilty of illegally possessing a cache of homemade pipe bombs. Jurors in Fergus Falls on Friday found 41-year-old Eric Reinbold guilty of possessing an unregistered destructive device. Reinbold allegedly kept a notebook outlining plans for violently overthrowing the government. Last fall, relatives reported finding a tote bag that contained…