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UPDATE: Two juveniles taken into custody for threats against Cheney Middle School

Police chief criticizes Google for not complying with info requests

UPDATE – Police tell KVRR News two juveniles, one from West Fargo and the other from Fargo, were taken into custody late this afternoon for making threats against the school on social media. Police say two locations were searched and the investigation indicated the individuals acted independently of each other. There are no other suspects. The Cass County State’s Attorney…

Police didn’t alert school officials about threat to Detroit Lakes school

Supt. Mark JensonDETROIT LAKES (KVRR/KDLM) – Detroit Lakes Public Schools says they weren’t made aware of a potential threat to Rossman Elementary School until reading a news article about the situation. The Detroit Lakes Tribune on Nov. 12 reported that Jeffery Scott Gunderson, 27, of Detroit Lakes was charged in Becker County District Court with making violent threats after allegedly…

Threat closes St. Louis Park synagogue as Sabbath begins

Beth El Synagogue ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – A threat of physical violence has caused a synagogue in a Minneapolis suburb to cancel preschool and shift Sabbath services online Friday. Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park was informed that the Anti-Defamation League regional office in Chicago received the threat on its website that specifically targeted a Beth El Synagogue…

Schools closed due to threat investigation in Lakeville, Minn.

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (FOX 9) – The Lakeville, Minnesota school district closed all of its schools and facilities on Friday while police investigate an “active threat.” District officials sent out a message to families and staff Friday morning informing them that all K-12 students will participate in distance learning from home and follow their previous distance learning schedule. All staff were…

Governor Walz discusses security measures ahead of Biden’s inauguration

According to Walz, the FBI put out a bulletin calling attention to threats to the 50 capitals.

MINNESOTA – Governor Tim Walz discusses threats to the Minnesota State Capitol ahead of Inauguration Day. “Shame on this country if we try and normalize what’s happening here. Shame if we don’t hold those that made this situation accountable,” Governor Walz said. Following the riots that took place at the U.S Capitol and the possible threats to other cities, Governor…

Threat at Cheney Middle School Deemed Not Credible

The school is not releasing specific details about the incident at this time.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–An investigation at Cheney Middle School concluded there is no danger to the school after a threat of school violence was found in a bathroom. The handwritten note was found Thursday morning and immediately brought to the administration who began an investigation. The school says a significant amount of misinformation circulated regarding the incident, and the administration wants…

School Violence Threat at Horizon Middle School Deemed Not Credible

An investigation was conducted using the Cass Clay Unified Response threat assessment protocol.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Classes at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead are continuing after a handwritten note threatening school violence was deemed not credible. A middle school student turned the note in to an employee who reported it to administration Monday morning. An investigation into the threat was conducted using the Cass Clay Unified Response threat assessment protocol and it was concluded that…

Omar Asks for Light Sentence for Man who Threatened Her

Patrick Carlineo faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced in February.

Rep. Ilhan OmarMINNEAPOLIS–U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is asking a federal judge to show compassion in sentencing a New York man who threatened to kill her. Omar wrote in a letter Tuesday that a lengthy sentence for Patrick Carlineo Jr. would likely only “increase his anger and resentment.” She says he should instead be given a chance to “make…