MISCONDUCT

Fargo Police continue to investigate officer misconduct allegation

The incident under investigation occurred on June 22.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says the investigation regarding alleged misconduct by two officers will not be completed Friday. The incident under investigation occurred on June 22 in which 19-year-old Larry Pope claims two Fargo police officers illegally stopped, searched and harassed him. Pope was interviewed by Fargo Police on Thursday. Police say several issues that arose during the interview…

Investigation At Richland 44 School Could Be Turned Over For Charges Next Week

Allegations of Student Misconduct And Hazing

Letter Sent To Parents    COLFAX, ND — Richland County Sheriff Larry Leshovsky anticipates the investigation into alleged student misbehavior at Richland 44 school should be finished next week. It will then be turned over to the state’s attorney for possible charges. In a letter sent to parents by Superintendent Tim Godfrey, he said the district will protect and preserve…

Sen. Franken Says He’s “Embarrassed and Ashamed”

The democrat plans to return to work on Monday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Senator Al Franken says he plans to return to work Monday and is “embarrassed and ashamed” of the groping allegations against him. The democrat spoke with Minnesota Public Radio this morning along with other news outlets for the first time since four women accused him of misconduct. Franken says, “The ethics committee is looking into…

Minnesota State Senator to Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Schoen has denied the allegations

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota state Sen. Dan Schoen will resign in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct. His attorney says the Democrat from St. Paul Park plans to resign at a news conference on Wednesday. He was accused by a Democratic candidate for office of grabbing her buttocks in 2015. Another lawmaker said he sent her a…

Minnesotans in Shock Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct by Sen. Al Franken

Many of the people we asked said they didn't hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many people in Moorhead say they were shocked by the photo of Al Franken with Leeann Tweeden. Many of the people we asked said they didn’t hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken. Brad Leeser with Clay County Republicans says any investigation is dragging it out…

Fargo’s Studs to Rugs Business Under Investigation by Attorney General

Assistant Attorney General Parrell Grossman says a state law approved two years ago makes contractor fraud a crime

  FARGO, ND — The attorney general’s consumer protection division is investigating the sudden closure of Studs to Rugs in Fargo. The owner closed the business without warning this week, leaving an unknown number of customers in limbo. Assistant Attorney General Parrell Grossman says a state law approved two years ago makes contractor fraud a crime. He says the owner…

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…