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One Arrested, One Still Wanted in Home Invasion and Robbery in Grand Forks

They are still searching for 40 year old Casey Featherstone who is wanted for robbery, burglary, aggravated assault and other charges

GRAND FORKS, ND — One man is in custody after a home invasion and robbery in Grand Forks on Friday that left a woman hurt. Authorities have arrested 19-year-old Garrett Featherstone of Arvilla for criminal conspiracy and possession of a controlled substance. They are still searching for 40 year old Casey Featherstone who is wanted for robbery, burglary, aggravated assault…

City of Fargo Warning People About Phone Scammers

If you receive one of these calls, hang up and contact the North Dakota Attorney General's Office

  FARGO, ND — City of Fargo officials are warning everyone about two phone scams. A business received a call from someone claiming to work for the city threatening to cut power if they didn’t pay their electricity bill. The city of Fargo does not provide electricity. In the second scam, a person pretending to be a city worker was…

Police: 16-Year-Old Using Snapchat at Time of Fatal Crash

A criminal complaint says the girl told investigators she only glanced at her phone for a second before her vehicle hit the man

  GAYLORD, Minn. — Investigators in Gaylord, Minnesota say the social media app Snapchat may have played a role in a fatal vehicle crash. They believe the 16-year-old female driver was using Snapchat just before 56-year-old Phillip Andrew Ilg of New Prague was struck and killed last June. A criminal complaint says the girl told investigators she only glanced at…

Phony Arrest Call Scams Valley City Woman Out of $7,000

Police say if you receive these types of calls, hang up and contact them or another family member for help

  VALLEY CITY, ND — Valley City Police want to warn the public about a scam in the area after at least two people have lost thousands of dollars. Police say the scammer is calling victims and saying they have arrested a family member and are demanding bond money in order to release the person. One woman was called twice,…

Special Investigation Denied for Chancellor of North Dakota’s University System

Mark Hagerott claims people tried to manipulate his office into influencing the 2016 primary election for governor

  BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota attorney general’s office will not conduct a special investigation for the chancellor of the state’s University System. Mark Hagerott claims people tried to manipulate his office into influencing the 2016 primary election for governor. He says he received multiple phone calls to disavow or fire former Gov. Ed Schafer after Schafer endorsed Doug…

Warrant Scam Hits Grand Forks Area

If you receive such a call hang up and contact the sheriff's office

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The warrant scam has hit Grand Forks. The sheriff’s office has received several calls about people being contacted by an individual claiming to be Lt. Gary Grove. The caller claims there is a warrant out for the person’s arrest for skipping jury duty and instructs them to get a money card. The sheriff’s office says…

Jamestown Regional Medical Center Warning People About Phone Scam

Some of the calls are asking for credit card information others are for vacations.

  JAMESTOWN, ND — Hospital officials at Jamestown Regional Medical Center are warning about a scam. People are receiving calls from a number claiming to be “Jamestown Hospital”. But the number is actually not associated with the medical center. Some of the calls are asking for credit card information others are for vacations. If you receive such a call, hang…

Midco is Bringing Wi-Fi to Downtown Fargo…P.S. It’s Free!

In nine to ten weeks, people will be able to access the public Wi–Fi on Broadway and some of the side streets

FARGO, ND — Trying to upload a new photo or access social media apps will no longer be a problem in downtown Fargo. On Monday night, city leaders agreed to new rules allowing Midco to set up free Wi–Fi downtown. In nearly 10 weeks, people will be able to access the public Wi–Fi on Broadway and some of the side…

T-Mobile Gives Out Free Sandy’s Donuts To Draw In More Customers

The store is trying to get people interested in learning about their different service options

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Staff at the new T-mobile in Moorhead say free donuts are the best way to get attention. The store is trying to get people interested in learning about their different service options. The store’s owner says he knew there was a love for Sandy’s in the metro so he decided this would be the perfect treat. He…

Water Service, Cass County Electric Scams in the Metro Area

Police say the phone calls are a scam and urge you to never give out a credit card number over the phone

  FARGO, ND — We have two scams going around the area to tell you about. Someone has been calling people in Fargo and telling them that their water service will be turned off if they don’t pay their bill immediately. Police say the phone calls are a scam and urge you to never give out a credit card number…