VIOLENCE

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…

Remembering Lives Lost at Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial In Moorhead

Organizers say this is a time to grieve and lay to rest members of the community.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tristate Transgender is having its Transgender Day of Remembrance at the First Congregation United Church of Christ. This is the 10th time the group has held this memorial for lives lost. Organizers say this is a time to grieve and lay to rest members of the community. But it’s also a time for hope and to teach…

Minnesota Law Requiring Law Enforcement To Test Rape Kits in Timely Manner Takes Effect

Moorhead Police tell us the department has not had issues with untested rape kits

ST. PAUL, Minn. — In 2015, the BCA found there were more than 3,400 untested rape kits. Today, that all changes. “After a rape kit is done and the hospital sends notice to law enforcement, after 10 days, law enforcement must pick it up. Then after it’s picked up, they have 60 days to send it to the BCA,” said…

Love YouTube? Google to Hire 10,000 Employees for Video Screening

Get ready to apply for the job of your dreams

  NATIONAL — Are you obsessed with watching YouTube videos? Then get ready to apply for the job of your dreams. YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, says the company is working to clean up its act by hiring more than 10-thousand people to screen videos for appropriate content. Last month, YouTube added screening measures on “YouTube Kids” after some reports of…

Honoring Lives Lost on International Transgender Remembrance Day

Each year more than one hundred of those individuals lose their lives to suicide or violence

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In the United States alone, about 1.4 million adults identify as transgender and thousands more are around the world. Each year more than one hundred of those individuals lose their lives to suicide or violence. People everywhere are honoring those lives lost. “We are not just saying that we are discriminated against. We are actually being murdered…

Grand Forks Man Admits He Lied to Police About Robbery

A charge of making a false report has been forwarded to the state's attorney's office against 24-year-old Reid Peterson of Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Police say a man who claims that he was held up by a black man in Grand Forks Saturday night made the entire story up. A charge of making a false report has been forwarded to the state’s attorney’s office against 24-year-old Reid Peterson of Grand Forks. Peterson had claimed that an armed man approached…

West Fargo Police Chief Heith Janke Lays Out Goals for the City

After showing up at West Fest and at block parties throughout the past few weeks, he met with senior citizens at Sheyenne Crossings

WEST FARGO, ND — New West Fargo Police Chief Heith Janke continues to meet the community by hosting Coffee with a Cop. After showing up at West Fest and at block parties throughout the past few weeks, he met with senior citizens at Sheyenne Crossings. He spoke about cases he had in past jobs like racially charged violence, corrupt politicians…

Hundreds Turn Out for Grand Forks Vigil Honoring Savanna Greywind

Many of the people said that although they are not next door neighbors to Fargo, they feel the pain here in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — Two women in Grand Forks connected on a Facebook page honoring Savanna Greywind. They decided to hold a vigil for people like them who wanted to honor her. Greywind’s story has touched people all over the country and the community members of Grand Forks are mourning her loss. More than 200 people gathered at University Park…

St. Cloud Police Investigate Random Act of Violence at Walmart

Walmart security was able to surround De Beche in an area of the store until police got to the scene

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — One man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a random teen at a St. Cloud Walmart. Police say 29-year-old Christian De Beche stabbed a 17-year-old girl in the arm before ditching the knife and trying to get away just before 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Walmart security was able to surround De Beche in an area of the…