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West Fargo man facing criminal charges from protest dies

Michael Griffin was arrested after the May 30th after the Black Lives Matter protest for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. His family is hurt that he was dealing with these charges during the time of his death and wants his side of the story told.

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man facing criminal charges for his actions during the May 30 Black Lives Matter protest has passed away. 47-year-old Michael Griffin was arrested for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after he¬†allegedly struck a protester with his vehicle and drove three blocks with the man still on his car. Griffin’s family maintains his innocence and…

Chief David Todd Retires, OneFargo Speaks Out On His Actions

Two different groups showed up to the Fargo Police Department to give him a farewell as well as demand transparency

FARGO, N.D.- On his last day on duty, Fargo Police Chief David Todd shared an emotional post on the department’s Facebook page thanking his family, the community, but most importantly the men and women who have served alongside him saying: “Thank you to the people in our community, who rallied around us when we needed it most…And finally and very…

Black Lives Matter Fargo-Moorhead leads downtown Fargo protest

Members of the local Black Lives Matter chapter say some city leaders are reluctant to act on systemic change

FARGO, N.D. — A rally seeking justice and accountability from those in power began with a prayer at Fargo City Hall. “Lord, we say lord, we ask you for justice in the land,” said Pastor Gloria Shields with Latter Rain Ministries. “We ask you for justice in Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding regions, and yes, in this country.” Led by Black…

Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges For His Alleged Involvement in Downtown Riot

During the riot, federal prosecutors say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield.

FARGO, N.D. — Federal prosecutors say there is probable cause to believe 30-year-old Errick Toa committed civil disorder. They claim he unlawfully obstructed law enforcement and impeded commerce. During the riot, they say Toa was seen inciting violence by jumping on top of an occupied police car and breaking the windshield. Multiple squad cars were damaged during the night. OneFargo…

Recap Of Weekend Black Lives Matter And One Fargo Protests In Downtown Fargo

According to Black Lives Matter, more than 200 people attended Saturday's march

FARGO, N.D. –At Island Park in Downtown Fargo on Friday, hundreds of protesters came out for a march to city hall demanding action. At the march, Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney announced a future meeting with Black Lives Matter and OneFargo on Wednesday. “The more dialogue we have the better it is for everyone because then we become aware of each…

OneFargo, BLM Organizers Say City Of Fargo Forced Them Into Wednesday Meeting

Organizers of the rally say the Mayor approached them demanding the meeting at City Hall.

FARGO, N.D. — Those with Black Lives Matter and One Fargo say they were blindsided when hearing about the upcoming Wednesday meeting with the City Of Fargo. Organizers of the rally say the Mayor approached them demanding the meeting at City Hall. They also say the city would not allow both Black Lives Matter and One Fargo to be a…

OneFargo And BLM Take To Streets Toward Cass County Courthouse Demanding Action

Organizers say it's not about hating law enforcement, it's about having individual accountability

FARGO, N.D. — “Everybody deserves the right to vote, everybody deserves the right to protest and just like the state of emergency everybody has the right to bear arms,” Organizer Frederick Edwards said. Protesters starting at the Johnson American Legion Field made their way to the Cass County Courthouse demanding action. Along the route through Downtown Fargo, police helped escort…

Fargo Juneteenth marchers describe why they’re speaking out

Protestor Avalon says he would like to see more reform from the police departments in the F-M area and across the country.

FARGO, N.D. — With large groups of impassioned protesters taking the streets of downtown Fargo, marchers like Avalon say it’s about putting an end to violence and racism. “I just feel like “Am I going to be the next one of who’s the victim of a crime? Am I going to be the next one who’s a victim of brutality?…

OneFargo demands further investigations into former Deputy Chief Osmundson’s actions at protest

FARGO, N.D.–OneFargo is claiming that Mayor Mahoney and Chief Todd knew of former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson’s plans to go undercover during the George Floyd protest on May 30. Individuals from the group met with Mayor Mahoney and Chief Todd to discuss the Fargo Police Department’s Internal Affairs findings. Prior to their meeting, OneFargo requested records of the incident. The…

Mayor Mahoney, Chief Todd respond to OneFargo allegations

Mayor Mahoney says he has been reaching out to OneFargo to schedule a meeting with them for the last week but that they have not responded to him

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Internal Affairs investigation report into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundson during the May 30th protest and riots has been made public. Prior to the release, Osmundson claimed to have been in contact with Chief Todd throughout that day and that the Chief told him he could go home at midnight. OneFargo asked Chief Todd…