Murder

Three Men Sentenced in Grand Forks Meth Trafficking Case Tied to Murder

The drug trafficking came to light after the shooting death of Austin Forsman at the Flying J in Grand Forks in March 2016

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Three men are headed to prison for meth trafficking in connection with a Grand Forks murder case. A judge sentenced 34-year-old Christopher Ringsrud-Knowles, of Arvilla, 26-year-old Daniel Rodriguez Jr. of Crookston and 27-year-old Aaron Morado of Grand Forks. Rodriguez is sentenced to seven years in prison, Morado is sentenced to 7 ½ years and Ringsrud-Knowles…

Fargo Man Accused of Two Murders Appears in Court

Ashley Hunter attended a pre-trial conference

  FARGO, ND — A man charged with killing two men in Fargo was back in court. Ashley Hunter attended a pre-trial conference. Lawyers from both sides were briefed on the rules moving forward in the trial, which is scheduled to begin on Monday and is expected to last two weeks. Attorneys agreed to last minute stipulations such as allowing…

Minnesota Man who Murdered Fargo Woman Sentenced

The Ponsford, Minnesota man killed Terlecky in her south Fargo townhouse in May 2016

FARGO, ND — A man who murdered a Fargo woman has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison. Landon Lauwagie, 23, pleaded guilty to the murder of 40 year-old Cory Terlecky. The Ponsford, Minnesota man killed Terlecky in her south Fargo townhouse in May 2016. The two knew each other. Lauwagie claims he choked her while the two were…

Judge Makes Decision on New Trial for 1983 Medina Murders

The officers were trying to arrest Kahl's father, Gordon, for not paying his taxes

  MEDINA, ND — Yorie Kahl will not get a trial on a defamation lawsuit he filed against a news agency. Kahl and Scott Faul were convicted of murder in the 1983 deaths of two officers in Medina. The officers were trying to arrest Kahl’s father, Gordon, for not paying his taxes. Yorie Kahl alleged the Bureau of National Affairs…

Details Released in Crookston Homicide

Police say Wallace was found strangled and submerged in a bathtub at her Crookston apartment she shared with Frazier

  CROOKSTON, Minn. — New details have been released in a Crookston homicide. Eddie Frazier, 49, has been charged with second degree murder in the killing of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace. Police say Wallace was found strangled and submerged in a bathtub at her Crookston apartment she shared with Frazier. Authorities say a BCA agent who fired his weapon before taking…

Six Now Charged in Shooting Death of Bloomington Teen

Police say all six suspects regularly bought drugs from the victim, 19-year-old Corey Elder

  BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — All six arrested suspects have now been charged in the shooting death of a teen in Bloomington. Tarrance Murphy, Maurice Verser, and Alec Streit are charged with murder, burglary and assault. The charges are identical to those that were passed down Monday to the first three suspects-Megan Cater, Noah Peterson and Briana Martinson, despite Verser being…

Two Charged, Four Others Being Considered in Killing of Hennepin County 19-Year-Old

Authorities say the group of six planned to break into Elder's apartment and rough him up but ending up shooting Elder in the neck

Megan Cater, 19 (L) and Noah Peterson, 21 (R)  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Two people have been charged with murder in Hennepin County and four others could face charges. Megan Cater, 19, and 21-year-old Noah Peterson are accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Corey Elder. They are charged with murder, burglary and assault. Authorities say the group of six planned…

Cleveland Facebook Murder Suspect Found Dead

Steve Stephens was wanted on an aggravated murder charge in the shooting death of a 74-year-old retired man in Cleveland on Sunday.

CLEVELAND (AP) – Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook has shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit. State police say Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning by state police in Erie County, in the state’s northwest corner. Authorities say police tried to pull Stephens over and, after a…

Suspect in Fatal Moorhead Shooting Appears in Court

Neil Johnson had his first court hearing this morning and was charged with 2nd degree murder

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Neil Johnson, 25, has been charged in the death of Jacob Glover during his court hearing this morning. According to a criminal complaint filed in Clay County Court, last Thursday night, Johnson shot 28-year-old Jacob Glover twice with a handgun. Johnson is charged with 2nd degree murder. The criminal complaint states the two worked together at Don’s…

Moorhead Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

The complaint filed by the Clay County Attorney's office says 25 year-old Neil Johnson shot 28 year-old Jacob Glover twice with a handgun. Johnson and Glover had worked together.

MOORHEAD (KFGO) – A Moorhead man has been charged with 2nd degree murder for a shooting last Thurs. night at his Moorhead home. The complaint filed by the Clay County Attorney’s office says 25 year-old Neil Johnson shot 28 year-old Jacob Glover twice with a handgun. Johnson and Glover had worked together. Johnson told a detective that he had recently…