Bond Set At $1 Million For Standoff Suspect

Theodore Tiede Fired Shots In The Direction of Officers

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — Theodore Tiede remains jailed in Otter Tail County with bond set at $1 million. Tiede threatened his girlfriend and fired shots in the direction of officers during a standoff in Fergus Falls on Saturday. Prosecutors say Tiede said he was having mental health issues and challenged police to come into the house and see how…

Fiance of Woman Killed By Minneapolis Officer Wants Answers

Justine Damond Was Shot and Killed Saturday Night After Calling 911

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The fiance of an Australian woman who died at the hands of a Minneapolis Police officer wants answers. But Don Damond says the family isn’t getting any information. Damond said, “Our hearts are broken and we are utterly devastated by the loss of Justine.  As you know it was Justine who called 911 on Saturday evening, reporting…

Woman Arrested for DUI After Driving into a Police Car

The officer inside the car was injured in the crash

WEST FARGO, ND — A woman was arrested for DUI after injuring a West Fargo officer by crashing into his squad car. It happened right outside the main entrance of the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. In the early hours of Sunday morning, police said a traffic stop on County Road 28 was interrupted by a crash. They said 29-year-old Ashley…

City of St. Anthony Officially Parts Ways with Jeronimo Yanez

Terms of the deal weren't released

  ST. ANTHONY, Minn. — The city of St. Anthony has officially parted ways with police officer Jeronimo Yanez. The city and Yanez signed a separation agreement. Terms of the deal weren’t released. Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter last month in the fatal shooting of Phildano Castile in July 2016. Castile had a permit for the weapon. Yanez testified in…

Minnesota Officer Kills Carjacking Suspect, Finds Suspect’s Seven-Year-Old Daughter Inside Car

The carjacking was reported earlier in North Branch

CHISAGO COUNTY, Minn. — A carjacking suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in east-central Minnesota and his young daughter who was in the car is safe. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office says law officers fired shots after the suspect was found outside the town of Harris. The man died at the scene. The carjacking was reported earlier in North…

Mandan Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting “Justified”

Prosecutors say Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen "tried everything in his power to stop'' the shooting from occurring

  MANDAN, ND — A prosecutor has concluded that an officer-involved shooting in Mandan was justified. A Mandan Police spokesman says the shooting death of ex-Marine Ivan Wilson was a tragic example of an officer trying to avoid pulling his gun. He said Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen “tried everything in his power to stop” the shooting from occurring. A former classmate…

Glyndon Police Investigating Shooting During Traffic Stop

What started off as a normal night for one Glyndon Patrol Officer has turned into an investigation on a shot fired at him

FARGO, ND — What started off as a normal traffic stop for one Glyndon officer has turned into an investigation on a shot fired at him. Just after 10 p.m. on Monday, Glyndon officer Brandon Boe pulled over a vehicle on Highway 10. The officer and the person in the vehicle were alarmed by a noise that sounded like a gunshot. Police…

Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Use of Force Expert Convinced Yanez Reacted Appropriately in the Situation

Prosecutors argue Yanez acted unreasonably in shooting Castile

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A use-of-force expert testifies that a St. Anthony police officer was right to use deadly force in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile. Joseph Dutton took the stand for the defense and is convinced that Officer Jeronimo Yanez saw a gun before he shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb….

Goodbye Earl: K9 Earl Retires from the Fargo Police Department

K9 Earl has spent his last 10 years on the force alongside Lieutenant George Vinson

FARGO, ND — The fastest, finest and furriest member of the Fargo Police Department is retiring. “I’ve had such a great opportunity to be involved in such exciting, worthwhile, self–fulfilling things with my partner” said Lt. George Vinson, who is Earl’s handler. K9 Earl has spent his last 10 years on the force alongside Lieutenant George Vinson. Work may not…

The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Prosecution Expert Says Castile Was Not a Threat

Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — An expert on police use of force says a St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has no reason to believe the motorist was a threat. Jeffrey Noble testified in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez. Noble says Yanez’s actions were unreasonable and he should have acted differently. A Hennepin County medical examiner…