SAVANNA

Leaders Speak Out: Savanna’s Act Unanimously Passed in the Senate, Stopped in the House

The legislation is designed to improve access to crime databases and reporting missing and murdered Native Americans

FARGO, N.D. — Just weeks after Savanna Greywind was abducted and tragically killed, Savanna‚Äôs Act was introduced to the senate. Just last week it was unanimously passed, and now it’s come to a halt in the House. Just over a year after being introduced to the Senate, Democrat and Republican senators are agreeing; they want Savanna’s Act to pass. “It…

Savanna Greywind One Year Later: Looking Back on the Tragedy that Changed the Community

One year later, we look back on the ups and downs and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women.

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, the Fargo Police department asked for your help in finding missing 22 year old Savanna Greywind. One year later, we look back on the tragedy that many say changed the community and shed light on missing and murdered indigenous women. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen takes us through the ups and downs, the searches and the…

Part 1: One-On-One With Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp Of North Dakota

Heitkamp Talks About Running For Re-Election In A Red State

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heidi Heitkamp is in the midst of a fight to keep her U.S. Senate seat. The North Dakota Democrat is being challenged by Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer. We sat down with her for a one-on-one conversation about the campaign, her vote against tax cuts and how toxic politics has become. TJ Nelson: “She is North Dakota’s…

Sentencing Date Set for Suspect in Greywind Case

She was set to be in court tomorrow, but sentencing has been moved to Friday, February 2nd

Brooke CrewsFARGO, N.D. — There is a sentencing delay for Brooke Crews. The Fargo woman last month pleaded guilty to three counts in the Savanna Greywind case including conspiracy to commit murder. She was set to be in court tomorrow, but sentencing has been moved to Friday, February 2nd. Her boyfriend, William Hoehn, is also charged in the case and…

Greywind Murder, Kidnapping Suspect Says Very Little in Change of Plea Hearing

On August 19th, the Greywind family's future changed forever and until now, they didn't have answers as to what happened to Savanna

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people charged in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit the murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. On August 19th, the Greywind family’s future changed forever and until now, they didn’t have answers as to what happened to Savanna. “Your honor on August 19th, 2017 the defendant lured…

Suspect in Greywind Murder Case Changes Plea

Her charges include conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping, and giving false information to law enforcement

FARGO, ND — Brooke Crews, one of the two people accused in the kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder of Savanna Greywind, has changed her plea to guilty. Tears filled the eyes of Savanna’s parents, family members and friends as one of the suspects in her case gave them some answers on what happened to Savanna. They filed in to…

Savanna’s Act Hearing Held in Washington, D.C.

If is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Savanna’s Act gets a hearing at the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C. The bipartisan bill was introduced by Senator Heidi Heitkamp to help address the epidemic of missing and murdered Native American women. If is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo. The eight months pregnant woman was kidnapped and killed in August. Two…

Second Suspect in Savanna Greywind’s Murder Case Makes Court Appearance

Crews appeared in Cass County Court for her preliminary hearing with her lawyer

Brooke CrewsFARGO, ND — The second suspect in the murder and kidnapping of a Fargo woman has entered her pleas in the case. Brooke Crews, 38, of Fargo, is pleading not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and giving false information to officers. Crews appeared in Cass County Court for her preliminary hearing with her lawyer. Crews’ boyfriend, 32-year-old…

LIVE: Gathering for Healing Brings Community Together

The Gathering of Healing after the death of Savanna Greywind at Island Park

FARGO, ND — Close friends, family and volunteers who helped search efforts are remembering Savanna Greywind at Island Park in Fargo. They’re calling it a Gathering for Healing. KVRR’s Nick Broadway is there with a look at this ceremony. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: The ceremony has yet to begin and we’ve been asked to point our cameras away when it does…

Father of Savanna Greywind’s Child Granted Full Custody

Haisley Jo was found by police in the apartment of Greywind's upstairs neighbors

  FARGO, ND — Ashton Matheny, the boyfriend of Savanna Greywind and the father of her child, Haisley Jo, has been granted full custody by the court. Matheny talked with KVRR after the hearing, saying it was emotional and he is excited about the court’s decision. He left the courthouse with his lawyer to pick up Haisley Jo from Greywind’s…