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Greywind Family Retains High-Powered Attorney, Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

The Greywinds have hired Gloria Allred as their attorney in the murder case of Savanna Greywind

FARGO, ND —¬†Brooke Crews was back in court. Crews and William Hoehn are charged with the disappearance and murder of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. Greywind’s family has also retained a high-powered attorney. “In count one, you’re charged with conspiracy to commit murder. In count two, you’re charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping,” Judge Frank Racek said. “In count three, you’re charged…

Suspect in Savanna Greywind Murder Case Enters Pleas

Crews and Hoehn were neighbors of Savanna's

  FARGO, ND — One week before he was set to appear in court for a preliminary hearing, a suspect in the Savanna Greywind case has suddenly entered not guilty pleas. A lawyer for William Hoehn on Tuesday entered written “not guilty” pleas on behalf of his client to conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and giving false information to officers….

Former Moorhead Man Accused of Torturing, Killing Cats Makes Plea

Greer entered the plea to a charge of mistreatment and torture of animals

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing three cats at an apartment in January has entered an Alford plea. That means Jalen Greer isn’t admitting guilt, but says if he went to trial, he would lose. Greer entered the plea to a charge of mistreatment and torture of animals. Two other charges against him were…

Northern Cass Superintendent Makes Plea in DUI Case

Steiner was fined $750 and ordered to pay $250 in court fees

  MAPLETON, ND — A local public school superintendent accused of drunk driving has entered a plea deal. Cory Steiner, the superintendent for Northern Cass School District, is set to serve 20 hours of community service after he plead guilty to DUI. Reports say the 42-year-old was arrested near Mapleton on August 12th after his breathalyzer test read at .165,…

Sioux Falls Man Accused of Cutting Off Woman’s Nipples Changes Plea

Authorities said Ledbetter was arguing with his now ex-girlfriend when he punched her, sat on her and pressed his forearm into her throat.

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Sioux Falls man accused of cutting off a woman’s nipples with a pair of scissors has changed his plea. Tony Ledbetter, 45, is pleading guilty to three counts of aggravated assault. Authorities said Ledbetter was arguing with his now ex-girlfriend when he punched her, sat on her and pressed his forearm into her throat….

Stein Reaches Plea Agreement for Charges During DAPL Protests

While the state has filed the proposed plea deal, a judge has not yet signed off on it

MORTON COUNTY, ND — The former Green Party candidate for president is making a plea on charges brought against her while protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Jill Stein has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors on charges of criminal trespass and criminal mischief for spray-painting a bulldozer at the DAPL construction site last September. While the state has filed the…

Doctor Accused of Genital Mutilation with Minnesota Girls Makes Plea

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with six crimes, including conspiracy to bring the girls across state lines

  DETROIT, Mich. — A not-guilty plea has been entered for a Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilations on two Minnesota girls in a first-of-its-kind case in the United States. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala is charged with six crimes, including conspiracy to bring the girls across state lines. It carries a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison. She is…

Bemidji Assistant Principal Accused of Sex Talk with Children Resigns

The school board accepted the resignation of Brandon Bjerknes last night, just hours after he pleaded not guilty to two felony charges

  BEMIDJI, Minn. — The assistant principal at Bemidji Middle School has resigned. The school board accepted the resignation of Brandon Bjerknes last night, just hours after he pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. Bjerknes is accused of posing as a 13-year-old boy online to have sexual conversations with children. The 34-year-old allegedly had email, Facebook and Snapchat accounts…

Former Glyndon-Felton Elementary Principal Reaches Plea Deal in Theft Case

A court complaint states Dahlberg would use the self-checkout lane to scan low price items while keeping high dollar items in her cart

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The former principal at Glyndon-Felton Elementary has reached a plea deal in a theft case involving Sam’s Club in Moorhead. Shannon Dahlberg, 46, has agreed to plead guilty to two counts of misdemeanor theft. Two felony theft charges will be dropped. She’ll be sentenced May 10. A court complaint states Dahlberg would use the self-checkout lane…

Breckenridge Teen Makes Plea for Hatchet Attack on Father

An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped

  WILKIN COUNTY, Minn. — A Breckenridge teen who attacked his father with a hatchet has struck a plea deal. The Wilkin County Attorney says 18-year-old Jack Langston pleaded guilty to assault. An attempted murder charge and a second assault charge were both dropped. Jerome Langston suffered severe head injuries and was eventually released from the hospital. Jack Langston was…