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Police: 16-Year-Old Using Snapchat at Time of Fatal Crash

A criminal complaint says the girl told investigators she only glanced at her phone for a second before her vehicle hit the man

  GAYLORD, Minn. — Investigators in Gaylord, Minnesota say the social media app Snapchat may have played a role in a fatal vehicle crash. They believe the 16-year-old female driver was using Snapchat just before 56-year-old Phillip Andrew Ilg of New Prague was struck and killed last June. A criminal complaint says the girl told investigators she only glanced at…

Sheyenne High School Teacher Resigned Over Allegations of Sex, Drugs and “Conduct Unbecoming”

The report stated Doster was drinking with her 18-year-old former students and was highly intoxicated and had trouble standing on her own. KVRR's Erin Wencl contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND —  A West Fargo teacher resigned hours before the start of school on August 29 for an investigation involving alleged sexual conduct with a student/former student, providing alcohol to minors and having alcohol in her classroom. The school district’s personnel file on Elizabeth Doster reveals the investigation began August 9th after a student and parent informed a…

Pros and Cons: Snap Maps Snapchat Feature Let’s Your “Friends” Know Where You Are

'Snap Maps' now shows your geographic location to all users on the app

FARGO, ND — First there was Twitter, Instagram and then came along Snapchat. It’s a way to share short videos and snapshots of your daily life with social media friends. But a new feature of Snapchat is raising some concerns among law enforcement and parents, allowing all of those “friends” to see where you are at all times. More than…

Three Teams, 500+ Pills, One Snapchat Deception Leads to Six Arrests in Joint ND-MN Drug Bust

Authorities say they tracked more than 500 blue pills stamped with the label "A 215" between the five people, along with 40 grams of marijuana wax, over four pounds of marijuana and a SKS rifle

FENTANYL OXY GF Benjamin Gottberg Benjamin Gottberg, 19, East Grand Forks GF Cody Stengl Cody Stengl, 19, East Grand Forks GF Joel Ryan Joel Ryan, 22, East Grand Forks GF Leah Anne Sourdif Leah Sourdif, 20, Grand Forks GF Robert Powell Robert Powell, 20, East Grand Forks POLK COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities in North Dakota and Minnesota have arrested six people…

Asst. Principal of Bemidji Middle School Allegedly Used Snapchat, Facebook to Lure Teens

Brandon Bjerknes, 34, is charged with two counts of solicitation of children to engage in sexual conduct

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The assistant principal of Bemidji Middle School has been arrested after authorities say he was contacting children on social media accounts posing as a 13-year-old male. Brandon Bjerknes, 34, is charged with two counts of solicitation of children to engage in sexual conduct. Bjerknes is accused of creating a fake Facebook profile named “Brett Larson” and was engaging…

Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Inappropriate Snapchats to Minors

A Grand Forks man is pleading guilty to sending pictures of his private parts to minors.

A Grand Forks man has changed his plea to guilty in Cass County District Court for promoting obscenity to minors. Nine other charges against James Burden were dropped as part of a plea deal. He will be sentenced after a presentence investigation is finished. Burden was accused of sending pictures of his private parts to a number of minors on…