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U.S. Attorney & Other Officials To Make Announcement In Grafton Officer Shooting

Officer Lucas Campoverde was injured earlier this month in an exchange of gunfire

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota’s U.S. Attorney and other officials have an announcement planned in the shooting of Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde. They’ll hold a press conference tomorrow morning at 10 outside the U.S. Courthouse in Grand Forks. Campoverde was injured earlier this month in an exchange of gunfire with 37-year-old Ruben Cruz of Bottineau who was wanted…

Bismarck Man Facing Multiple Sex Crime Charges Against 15 Minors

All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident.

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Attorney for North Dakota says 21-year-old Dawson Rouse of Bismarck is facing 27 federal indictments of sexual exploitation of children, the corrosion of sexual exploitation of minors and the creation and transfer of obscene material involving minors. All 15 alleged victims were females in their early teens with each case being a separate incident. With…

Fargo Police Investigating Crash Involving U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police says it’s investigating a crash involving U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Drew Wrigley. It happened last Thursday. Authorities say the former Lt. Governor and another person exchanged information at the scene. Now the other person wants to file a crash report. Fargo Police says in a statement in part, quote, “We will conduct this investigation…

Drew Wrigley To Be Considered For His Old Job By U.S. Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move his nomination forward

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley is closer to getting his old prosecuting job back. Wrigley’s nomination to serve once again as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota is now moving to the full Senate for consideration. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move his nomination forward. Wrigley served as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota from 2001 to 2009 The…

Judge Rules Six Who Challenged ND Voter’s Law May Cast Ballots

The law requires voters to show ID with a residential street address, a provision American Indians say is not always evident on reservations.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A judge says six Native Americans who challenged North Dakota’s voter identification law will be allowed to cast their ballots. The Bismarck Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland signed an order Friday adopting the agreement, one day after he denied an emergency motion by the Spirit Lake tribe asking to block the state’s voter…

Dakota Co. Judge nominated as next U.S. Attorney of MN

Erica MacDonaldWASHINGTON, DC – President Trump has nominated Minnesota Judge Erica MacDonald to be the state’s next U.S. Attorney. MacDonald has been a Dakota County Judge since 2009. She also has eight years of experience as Minnesota’s Assistant U.S. Attorney. Senator Amy Klobuchar calls MacDonald “A dedicated public servant who is well–qualified to serve as Minnesota’s next U.S. Attorney.” MacDonald’s…