Judge Rejects Plea Deal for Man Accused of Child Neglect

Henry is accused of leaving the children, ages 5, 2 and an infant, home alone in October.

MINOT, N.D.–A judge has rejected a plea agreement for a Minot man accused of leaving his three young children home alone and threatening a convenience store clerk with a knife. The state agreed to the deal which would have dismissed some charges against 27-year-old Christian Joel Henry. Among the charges against Henry are several counts of child neglect. He’s accused…

Fargo Man Found Guilty of Threatening U.S. Senator Heitkamp

Kevin Lee Olson, age 56, was convicted by a federal jury after a four-day trial.

Fargo, ND — Kevin Lee Olson, 56, was found guilty of threatening United States Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. Olson was convicted of Threatening Interstate Communications by knowingly transmitting an e-mail, for the purpose of issuing a threat to injure another person, and with knowledge that the communication would be viewed by another person as a threat. Olson was…