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Moorhead party ends with gunshot, police search for shooting suspect

MOORHEAD POLICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP IN SOLVING A SHOOTING

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police officers were sent to a “loud party” on the 1200 block of 5th Street at around 1 a.m. Saturday. As they responded to the call, there was a report of a shooting at the same location. Officers say they saw people running from the scene as they arrived. They say a 19-year-old man from Nebraska…

New West Fargo police chief plans policy review, engaging with community

Chief Denis Otterness has been in his role for nearly three days

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo’s new police chief Denis Otterness says he’s always known police work is his calling. “I was one of those young kids that always dreamt about being a police officer and never really had aspirations to do anything else,” he recalled. After nearly 29 years of experience in law enforcement, Otterness was sworn in as…

Denis Otterness is sworn in as West Fargo Police Chief

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo makes it official at its City Commission meeting. Denis Otterness is the city’s new Chief of Police. It’s a homecoming of sorts since he began his law enforcement career as a West Fargo Police Officer. Otterness has 29 years of service in law enforcement including the chief of the Montana State University Billings Police…

Two People Killed in Motorcycle-Car Crash In North Fargo

Henry Kulor is charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide

FARGO, N.D. — Two people are dead after a crash in north Fargo late Saturday night. Police say 22-year-old Henry Kulor was traveling south on 14th Street North when he ran a stop sign and struck a motorcycle. After striking the motorcycle, Kulor’s vehicle struck a utility pole before coming to a stop. The driver of the motorcycle, 22-year-old Pierce…

Grand Forks Honors Officers At 10-78 5K and Community Day

Police code 10-78 means an officer needs assistance.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — “In this run take some time to reflect why we are here, reflect respect for the people that are here and think of Cody because I do everyday,” Grand Forks Police Chief Mark Nelson said. Police code 10 78 means an officer needs assistance. Grand Forks County Sheriff Andrew Schnider says the public has been out…

Two, including one police officer, injured in Grafton shooting

UPDATE: Names of the officer and suspect have been released

UPDATE: GRAFTON, N.D. (KFGO) — The Grafton Police Department has released the names of an officer and shooting suspect of a late night shooting that happened Friday. It happened around 11:56 pm when Grafton PD and Walsh County Deputies attempted to apprehend Ruben J. Cruz, 37 of Bottineau, on a outstanding federal warrant. Cruz fled on foot and then opened…