Murder

Isaak will appeal quadruple murder conviction

BISMARCK, N.D. – A man sentenced to life in prison for the killings of four people at a Mandan business plans to appeal his conviction. A notice of appeal filed Thursday by 47-year-old Chad Isaak says Isaak is questioning whether the evidence in the case was sufficient to support his conviction. A jury in August found Isaak guilty of killing…

Teen charged with shooting mother in dispute over meth

COOK, Minn. – Prosecutors in St. Louis County say they have charged a 16-year-old with attempting to kill her mother because she took methamphetamine away from her daughter. The teen is charged in juvenile court with attempted murder. The 40-year-old mother was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon west of Cook. Deputies found the teen’s car stuck in a ditch about two…

Mental evaluation ordered for man charged with killing co-workers, unborn child

Anthony Reese Jr.FARGO (KVRR) – A Moorhead man accused of killing two co-workers at a Fargo manufacturing company will undergo a mental evaluation to see if he is fit for trial. Cass County District Court Judge Wade Webb signed a commitment order so 35-year-old Anthony Reese Jr. can be evaluated at the North Dakota State Hospital. Reese is charged with three…

Man convicted in love triangle death to be sentenced Jan. 21

Earl Howard & Nikkisue Entzel.BISMARCK, N.D. – A man who pleaded guilty to murder conspiracy and three other felonies in the death of a Bismarck man two years ago will be sentenced next month. Forty-three-year-old Earl Howard, of Ontario, Canada earlier pleaded guilty to murder conspiracy and three other charges in an agreement with prosecutors.  His sentencing has been scheduled for…

Man Wanted For Murder in Tennessee Caught in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A man wanted for murder in Shelby County, Tennessee is caught in Fargo. The Metro Street Crimes Unit learned a warrant was out for 31-year-old Kezo Johnson and worked through the night to track him down on Friday. Johnson, who has no permanent address, was arrested at a home in the 1100 block of 22nd Street…

Chicago man indicted for 1st-degree murder in highway death

Jamal SmithMINNEAPOLIS – A Chicago man accused of fatally shooting another man in the head on a Minnesota highway after an apparent road-rage incident has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge. Thirty-three-year-old Jamal Smith had already been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the July death of 56-year-old Jay Boughton. In Minnesota, the count of premeditated first-degree murder…