MCHENRY

Murder charges filed in death of Cayler Ellingson

CARRINGTON, N.D. (KVRR-KFGO) – Criminal charges against Shannon Brandt, the Glendale, North Dakota man accused of killing 18 year-old Cayler Ellingson with his vehicle, have been upgraded to include murder, a class AA felony, the maximum penalty for which is life imprisonment without parole. Foster County State’s Attorney Kara Brinster also requested the district court dismiss the previous charges filed…

Former President Trump Weighs In On Death of Teen At Hands of SUV Driver

FOSTER CO., N.D. — (AP/KVRR/FOX) — There is little indication that an 18-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in McHenry, North Dakota in Foster County was a political extremist like the driver claimed. And now former President Donald Trump is weighing in. Shannon Brandt is accused of hitting Cayler Ellingson with his vehicle on September 18th following…

Man Accused of Intentionally Running Down Teen Out On Bail

FOSTER CO., N.D. (KVRR/AP) — The man accused of intentionally running over an 18-year-old man in McHenry, North Dakota is out of jail. 41-year-old Shannon Brandt was released from custody Tuesday after posting $50,000 bond. Court documents say Brandt told investigators he purposely hit the teen with his SUV after they had a political argument. Cayler Ellingson was struck and…

Suspect Claims Teen He Hit With His Vehicle Was After Him After A Political Dispute

FOSTER CO., N.D. (KVRR) — The man charged with criminal vehicular homicide after a street dance Saturday in McHenry, North Dakota claims the victim was threatening him after a political dispute. Court documents show 41-year-old Shannon Brandt told State Radio that he hit a pedestrian who he claimed was part of a Republican extremist group. Brandt is accused of hitting…

Pedestrian Hit & Killed At Street Dance in McHenry, N.D.

Driver Is Charged

FOSTER CO., N.D. (KVRR) — One person is dead after being run over during a street dance in McHenry, North Dakota in Foster County. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the vehicle hit 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson of Grace City while he was walking on Jones Street just before three a.m. Sunday. Ellingson had serious injuries and was taken to the Carrington…

Men Flown To Fargo After Two-Vehicle Crash Saturday In Griggs County

The crash happened early Saturday afternoon

BINFORD, N.D. — Two men were flown to Fargo after a crash near Binford in Griggs County. The highway patrol says 64-year-old Steven Bowman of New Rockford failed to yield and was hit by a vehicle driven by 61-year-old Terence Ramsey of McHenry. The crash happened early Saturday afternoon. Both men were flown to Fargo with what the patrol calls…

Woman Drives Vehicle Into Jamestown Hotel

The driver and those inside the hotel were not hurt

Courtesy: NewsDakota.comJAMESTOWN, N.D. — Things got a little hectic at a Jamestown hotel Tuesday night after a vehicle crashed into the building. Police in Jamestown say Cheryl Cowen of McHenry, Illinois drove her vehicle through the west wall of the Comfort Inn & Suites. The crash happened shortly after 6:30 and left a large hole in the building. The driver…