Murder

Court approves 3rd-degree murder charges against 3-ex cops in Floyd death

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Court of Appeals says prosecutors may file aiding and abetting third-degree murder charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd. The appeals court sent the case back to Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill. He denied prosecutors’ motion to add the charges against former officers J Kueng, Thomas Lane…

Second suspect arrested in murder of Moorhead taxi driver

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Police say a 17 year-old girl is being held for charges relating to the murder of Abdullahi Abdullahi, a taxi driver who died after he was shot during a robbery attempt in south Moorhead. The girl is charged with aiding and abetting First Degree Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Robbery, First Degree Attempted Aggravated Robbery, Second Degree…

Fargo rally honors missing and murdered Indigenous people

People came to grieve and shine light on their lost loved ones

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Community members come together in Fargo to honor missing and murdered Indigenous people. “This is an everybody issue and we need all of us to keep talking about it keep fighting for it and making sure that there is justice for all,” said one speaker. Indigenous relatives gathered in solidarity to heal their hearts — mourning…

Sparkman charged with second-degree murder, aggravated robbery in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Clay County prosecutors have filed charges against a man who was arrested following the death of a cab driver in Moorhead. Eighteen-year-old Willie Sparkman is charged with second-degree unintentional murder while committing a robbery, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. According to court documents, the victim, 24 year-old Abdullahi Mohamed Abdullahi was “slumped over in…

Man Pleads Guilty To 2019 Food Truck Owner Slaying

Charles Harris III JAY HALVORSON Kareem-Byrd Kareem Byrd FARGO, N.D. — One of the men involved in the murder of Fargo food truck owner Jay Halvorson has changed his plea to guilty. A judge sentenced Charles Harris III to 30 years in prison with credit for already serving nearly two years. He’ll be eligible for probation after 25 years. A…

Jury convicts Fargo man in death of his girlfriend

FARGO (KVRR/KFGO) – A Cass County District Court jury has found a Fargo man guilty in the death of his girlfriend. Forty-six-year-old Sheldon Davis was convicted of murder, arson and endangering by a fire in the death of 52-year-old Denise Anderson. Anderson’s body was found Davis’ apartment after a fire on Aug. 1,  2019. Deliberations took about an hour. Davis faces…