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North Dakota Man Accused of Killing Mother Requesting Accommodations Before Trial

Vick is already serving a 20 year sentence for the attempted murder of his brother's fiancé

BISMARCK, ND — The attorney for a North Dakota man accused of killing his mother is asking the court for special accommodations before his trial. Christopher Vick is asking the court to provide him a chair wide enough to sit down in during his January 16th trial and that he wants frequent breaks to accommodate his back pain. Vick is…

Judge Denies Defense Request to Suppress Threatening Statements in DAPL Protester Case

Fallis allegedly told officers, quote, "All pigs deserve to die" and "If I wanted to kill you, I would have shot you in the head."

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — A federal judge has denied a request made by the attorneys for a Dakota Access pipeline protester to suppress threatening statements she made about shooting law enforcement. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Red Fawn Fallis was arrested for allegedly shooting at officers during the pipeline protests in October of 2016. Fallis allegedly told officers, quote, “All pigs…

Clay County Jail Inmate on Work Release Accused of Sexual Assault

Court documents say Cookson sexually assaulted the woman last Wednesday in Hitterdal

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Prosecutors say a Clay County jail inmate sexually assaulted a woman after he was allowed work release. Twenty-eight-year-old Alexander Cookson of Hawley has been in custody awaiting trial for a number of charges including malicious punishment of a child. Court documents say Cookson sexually assaulted the woman last Wednesday in Hitterdal. Clay County Attorney Bran Melton…

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…

Moorhead Murder Trial Delayed Due to Judge Appointment

Critt's trial was supposed to begin this morning in Clay County District Court

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — The murder trial of Justin Critt has been delayed after his attorney was appointed to become a judge by Governor Dayton. Critt’s trial was supposed to begin this morning in Clay…

Two More Suspects Make Pleas in Jamaican Lottery Scam

Two more suspects remain fugitives

  BISMARCK, ND — Two more suspects have pleaded guilty in a Jamaican lottery scam. Federal prosecutors in North Dakota continue efforts to reach deals with the 13 suspects who’ve been arrested. Two more suspects remain fugitives. Seven suspects remain scheduled for trial in January. At least 90 people lost over $5.7 million in the scam, including a North Dakota…

Trial of DAPL Protester Moved to Fargo

Red Fawn Fallis, 37, is pleading not guilty to multiple charges, including discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon

  FARGO, ND — A Denver woman who is accused of shooting at law enforcement during the Dakota Access pipeline protests is getting her trial moved to Fargo. Red Fawn Fallis, 37, is pleading not guilty to multiple charges, including discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon. Her attorneys requested the trial move from Bismarck…

Jury Awards Woman who Sued Johnson and Johnson Over Baby Powder $417 Million

A spokesperson for the company says their products are safe and will be appealing the jury's decision

  NATIONAL — A jury is ordering Johnson and Johnson to pay a California woman $417 million dollars and the other trials the company is facing are far from over. The woman filed a lawsuit against the company saying Johnson and Johnson failed to warn their customers that the talcum in their baby powder has potential cancer risks if it…

Trial Scheduled for Rapid City Man Accused in Killing of C-Store Clerk

A 17-year-old co-defendant is asking to move his case to juvenile court

  RAPID CITY, SD — A Rapid City man accused of killing a convenience store clerk during a robbery is scheduled for trial in December. Cody Grady, 19, is charged with first-degree murder or manslaughter in the January stabbing death of 45-year-old Kasie Lord at the Loaf `N Jug. He’s also charged with aiding and abetting first-degree robbery of grand…

Castile Family to Get $3 Million for Shooting Death

Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter and other charges this month

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — The mother of Philando Castile has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death. The settlement was announced by attorneys for Valerie Castile and the city of St. Anthony. The settlement avoids the drawn-out process of a federal wrongful death lawsuit stemming from Castile’s death. The 32-year-old elementary school cafeteria worker was killed by…