SHOOTINGS

String of Shootings and Dog Killing Related

Investigators believe the incidents are connected but they are still looking for who's responsible

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A rash of shootings is the cause of a dog’s death and property damage throughout Polk County. The sheriff’s office says a dog was shot and killed and numerous vehicles were hit in the Northland and Sandsville Township. Investigators believe the incidents are connected but they are still looking for who’s responsible. Anyone in the area…

Bismarck Officer, Attacked on Duty, Invokes Marsy’s Law

Jack McDonald, an attorney who frequently represents North Dakota media outlets, said withholding the officer's name is a "perversion'' of the law

  BISMARCK, ND — A Bismarck officer who was attacked while on duty has invoked Marsy’s Law. That means his name will not be made public thanks to the law passed by voters to expand the rights of crime victims. The officer was punched in the head and had his eyes gouged before he shot and wounded his attacker at…