Murder

Jury Selection Begins in Breckenridge Attempted Murder Case

Witnesses told police that Allard said he "might as well shoot everyone" as he was leaving the house

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Jury selection is scheduled next week for a Wahpeton man accused of attempted murder in Breckenridge. Matthew Allard, 28, is accused of shooting Isaac Herrera in the stomach during an argument last December. Witnesses told police that Allard said he “might as well shoot everyone” as he was leaving the house. He was arrested the next day…

Greywind’s Boyfriend Waiting for Decision on Custody of Baby

Ashton Matheny said testing on the baby, Haisley Jo, matches his and Savanna's DNA

  FARGO, ND — The boyfriend of Savanna Greywind says the baby found in the apartment of her alleged kidnappers is his. Ashton Matheny said testing on the baby, Haisley Jo, matches his and Savanna’s DNA. The baby is currently in his care. He said he’s still awaiting a final decision on permanent custody. Savanna, 22, was eight months pregnant…

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Savanna Greywind in Fargo

Mayor Mahoney said the entire community lost a daughter

FARGO, ND — Hundreds of mourners, many of them wearing red shirts, gathered to remember Savanna Greywind. The funeral at First Assembly Church for the 22-year-old included Native American songs and prayer and tributes from Spirit Lake Tribal Chairwoman Myra Pearson and Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney. Pearson said she couldn’t find the words to express what happened, but says it…

Ashley Hunter Sentenced to Two Life Terms in Prison Without Parole

Samuel Traut's family gave speeches to the court

FARGO, ND — The question “do you have any siblings” is one Sally Traut will never answer the same. “What do I say? Do I say I don’t have any siblings just to simplify it? Do I say ‘one’ and just move on, making them think I don’t particularly enjoy my sibling,” Sally said. For Sally’s mother MaryAnn, it’s hard…

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fargo’s Savanna Greywind

Savanna's body was pulled from the Red River just over a week ago

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for Savanna Greywind. According to the Boulger Funeral Home, the funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 7 at 10:30 am at First Assembly Church in Fargo. Savanna’s body was pulled from the Red River just over a week ago. The 22-year-old pregnant woman went missing on August 19th. Her…

Iowa Man Arrested in Grand Forks Charged with Setting Stepson on Fire

He faces first-degree murder and first-degree arson charges

Randy Miles Jr., 41, was taken into custody by law enforcement in Grand Forks Monday.GRAND FORKS, ND — An Iowa man detained in Grand Forks as a material witness in a homicide, has been charged with murder. Randy Miles Jr. of Des Moines has been arrested on suspicion of killing his stepson. He faces first-degree murder and first-degree arson charges….

“This is Our Baby. This is Our Family”: Read Charges Brought Against Couple in Greywind Case

Read the Charges of the two suspects in the Savanna Greywind Murder Case

  CASS COUNTY, ND — The couple at the center of the Greywind case has been formally charged. Brooke Crews, 38, of Fargo, is charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and giving false information. William Hoehn, 32, of Fargo, is also charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and giving false information. Court documents…

Jamestown Police Release Details Behind Shooting Deaths

A rifle and two shell casings were recovered from the home

JAMESTOWN, ND — Jamestown Police have confirmed the shooting deaths of a Jamestown couple are a murder suicide. Authorities say 26-year-old Cherish Petersen died of a gunshot to the back of the head. They say 33-year-old Casey Jensen died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A three-month-old baby found in the home was treated for dehydration and later released to family…

Murder Suspect Still on the Loose in Mendota Heights Killing

The suspect in that homicide, Lucifer Nguyen, was last seen in Stillwater

Mendota Heights Homicide Beverly Cory Mendota Heights Homicide Lucifer Nguyen: Wanted for Murder of Mendota Heights Woman Mendota Heights Homicide Murdered Woman’s Car Found Mendota Heights Homicide Medota Heights Crime Scene Homicide Mendota Heights Mendota Heights Crime Scene   MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — Mendota Heights police say they have recovered the car belonging to Beverly Cory, the woman killed on…

Woman Stabbed in Parking Ramp Near Target Field Dies

The July 15 stabbing happened in Ramp B near Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A 31-year-old woman who was stabbed during a robbery in a Minneapolis parking ramp has died. The July 15 stabbing happened in Ramp B near Target Field. Forty-four-year-old Benjamin Love was arrested in the case, and charges against him were upgraded Wednesday to include second-degree murder. Love is being held in the Hennepin County Jail on $1…