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After U.S. Supreme Court Delay, South Dakota Executes Charles Rhines

He was scheduled to be executed at 1:30 for the killing of 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota has gone through with the execution of Charles Rhines after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected three appeals to delay his execution. Rhines was given a lethal injection around 7:35. He was scheduled to be executed at 1:30 for the killing of 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer during a burglary in 1992 in Rapid City. But the…

Latest Crime Spree Could Have Been Inspired By Kidnapping Of Teen Last Fall

The Chippewa County sheriff says Ritchie German Jr. killed three of his family members and later killed a 24-year-old woman

CHIPPEWA CO., WI — Authorities in Wisconsin say a man suspected of killing four people may have been imitating the abduction last year of teenager Jayme Closs. The Chippewa County sheriff says Ritchie German Jr. killed three of his family members and later killed a 24-year-old woman at another home before killing himself. German used a shotgun to blast his…

Police Release Name Of Shooting Victim Outside Fargo McDonald’s

The victim has been identified as Gabriel (NMN) Perez, 20 years of age, residing in Fargo.

Update- The victim has been identified as Gabriel (NMN) Perez, 20 years of age, residing in Fargo.  Fargo Police officers and detectives determined Perez was sitting on a curb next to the building when a dark colored Chevy Trailblazer entered the parking lot at a high rate of speed.  The driver pulled up next to the Perez and shot the…

Man Who Killed Woman Then Set Her House On Fire Is Sentenced

Justin Critt Was Found Guilty In May Of Killing Melissa Wilcoxon Of Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The man found guilty of killing a Moorhead woman and starting her house on fire has been sentenced. A judge gave Justin Critt over 40 years in prison. He must serve about 29 years of that sentence before he is eligible to get out for good behavior. In May, Critt was found guilty by a jury of…

Alleged Minnesota Killed Indicted for Murder

The grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder

FORT Myers, Fla. — A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman before leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt has been indicted. Officials in Lee County, Florida say the grand jury indicted 56-year-old Lois Riess on first-degree murder. If convicted, she could face the death penalty, but a spokeswoman for the state attorney’s office said prosecutors…

New Details in the Woman Who Drove her Six Adopted Children off a Cliff

Police say Jennifer Hart had a blood alcohol level of 0.10, which is over the legal limit, when killing her family

FARGO, N.D. — More details in the death investigation of the couple who drove their six adopted children off a cliff. Police say Jennifer Hart had a blood alcohol level of 0.10, which is over the legal limit, when killing her family. Toxicology tests also found that her wife, Sarah – and two of their adopted children had ‘a significant…

Sentencing Date Set for Suspect in Greywind Case

She was set to be in court tomorrow, but sentencing has been moved to Friday, February 2nd

Brooke CrewsFARGO, N.D. — There is a sentencing delay for Brooke Crews. The Fargo woman last month pleaded guilty to three counts in the Savanna Greywind case including conspiracy to commit murder. She was set to be in court tomorrow, but sentencing has been moved to Friday, February 2nd. Her boyfriend, William Hoehn, is also charged in the case and…

Man Sentenced in Killing of Bismarck Woman

Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks' lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the maximum sentence

BISMARCK, ND — A man convicted of killing a woman behind a Bismarck store has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A jury in September found 35-year-old Morris Brickle-Hicks guilty of beating 40-year-old Misty Coffelt and leaving her to die behind Runnings in April 2016. Prosecutors say that Brickle-Hicks’ lack of remorse and violent behavior called for the…

Former Moorhead Man Sentenced in Cat Killing Case

He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man has been sentenced for torturing and killing three cats in January. Jalen Greer of Rapid City was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation. He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time. Greer entered an Alford plea in September to one count of…

Man Serving Life Sentence for Murder of West Fargo Woman will Remain in Prison

Garcia was convicted in the murder and aggravated assault of Cherryl Tendeland in 1995

  WEST FARGO, ND — The man serving a life sentence for killing a West Fargo woman when he was 16 will remain in prison. The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected Barry Garcia’s appeal for the crime he committed as a juvenile. Garcia was convicted in the murder and aggravated assault of Cherryl Tendeland in 1995. His lawyers say…