MCDONALDS

McDonald’s to temporarily close all restaurants in Russia

DETROIT – McDonald’s said Tuesday it is temporarily closing all of its 850 restaurants in Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The company said it will continue paying its 62,000 employees in Russia. In an open letter to employees, McDonald’s President and CEO Chris Kempckinski said closing those stores is the right thing to do because McDonald’s…

McDonald’s Closing Seating Areas, Switching to Take Out Only

It is not certain how long the restaurants will be closed to dine-in customers.

McDonald’s has announced it is closing all seating areas, play areas, self-serve beverage bars and kiosks effective immediately. The fast food restaurant will continue drive-thru, take out and delivery services. In a Facebook post, the restaurant said, “The health and safety of our community is our top priority. We also recognize our role in helping to feed families across America.”…

Once Popular McDonald’s In Fargo Reduced To Rubble

BNSF Railway Owns The Land And says it has no immediate plans

FARGO, N.D. — McDonald’s on Main Avenue in Fargo is no more. Crews are working to demolish the structure. BNSF Railway, which owns the land, says the franchise owner terminated the lease at the end of 2019. A notice was given to customers on New Year’s Day announcing the closing and inviting people to visit other McDonald’s locations in Fargo,…

Man Sentenced In Shooting Death Outside Fargo McDonald’s

FARGO, N.D. — Miguel Cooley was sentenced this morning to 35 years in prison for killing 20 year old Gabriel Perez outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Fargo. The Moorhead man received a 50 year sentence, with 35 years to be served in prison and with good behavior 10 years of  supervised probation to follow. Prosecutor Josh Traiser said if Cooley…

Man Shows Gun At McDonald’s Drive-Thru And Says: “Give me all your money. Just kidding.”

Crookston Police Are Investigating

CROOKSTON, MN — Police in Crookston say a man pulled up to the drive-thru at McDonalds, showed a gun and said, “Give me all your money. Just kidding.” Crookston Police are not laughing. They say although the driver implied the incident was a joke, his actions are still criminal and he could be charged. It happened around 7:30 Monday night….

Murder Trial Set For Man Accused of Shooting Man Outside Fargo McDonald’s

MIGUEL-COOLEY-SR. Miguel Cooley Sr. Perez-Memorial-image Gabriel Perez cooleyizetta Izetta Cooley FARGO, N.D. – The murder trial is set for a Moorhead man accused of shooting a man in Downtown Fargo last September. 44-year-old Miguel Cooley Senior is accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Gabriel Perez outside the Main Avenue McDonald’s. His trial is scheduled to begin on September 10th. A possible…

Preliminary Hearing For Man Accused of Killing At McDonald’s Is Pushed Back

Miguel Cooley made a brief appearance in Cass County District Court

Miguel Cooley Sr.FARGO, ND — The preliminary hearing for a Moorhead man charged with the murder of a man outside of a McDonald’s has been pushed back. Miguel Cooley made a brief appearance in Cass County District Court Wednesday morning. His attorney, Steven Mottinger, asked for more time to review evidence. The judge granted his request but a new hearing date…

Murder Suspect In McDonald’s Shooting Awaiting Extradition In Minnesota

44-year-old Miguel Cooley, Sr. of Moorhead was arrested Monday night by a SWAT team in Rose Creek, Minnesota

Miguel Cooley Sr.AUSTIN, Minn. — A suspect in a Fargo homicide is in jail in Austin, Minnesota awaiting extradition to North Dakota. 44-year-old Miguel Cooley, Sr. of Moorhead was arrested Monday night by a SWAT team. The Mower County sheriff says U.S. Marshal’s had Cooley under surveillance in a home in the small town of Rose Creek, 12 miles southeast of…

Fargo McDonald’s Murder Suspect Arrested in Southern Minnesota

Gabriel Perez, a 20–year–old, was shot multiple times while sitting on a curb outside of the Main Avenue McDonald's

MOWER COUNTY, MINN. – An arrest has been made in the deadly shooting of 20-year-old Gabriel Perez at the Main Avenue McDonald’s in Fargo on Sunday. Fargo Police says 44-year-old Miguel Cooley Sr. of Moorhead was taken into custody by a SWAT Team at a home west of Rochester Minnesota around 7:40 Monday night. He was taken without incident.  …

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…