WILLISTON

Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Another Wounded in Williston

Officials say the victim who died is a 19-year-old Williston man.

WILLISTON, N.D.–Police say they have arrested a suspect in a shooting in Williston that left one man dead and another critically injured. Authorities say a 17-year-old male was taken into custody about 4 a.m. Monday. He’s being held on possible murder charges. Police responded to a report of gunshots about 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found the two victims behind a…

UPDATE: Suspect Not Connected with Slaying of 9 in Mexico

The suspect was found in the town of Agua Prieta

MEXICO CITY–Criminal investigators in northern Mexico say a suspect had been arrested and was under investigation for possible connections with the deaths of nine U.S. citizens-three women and six children-slaughtered Monday when cartel gunmen ambushed their vehicles. But it has been determined that the suspect is not tied to the ambush. In a statement posted on Facebook, the Agency for…

President Trump And North Dakota Delegation Respond To Ambush In Mexico

Victims Have Ties To North Dakota And Oil Industry

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Mexico’s foreign secretary says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has phoned U.S. President Donald Trump to express condolences at the slaying of nine members of a religious community in northern Mexico, saying they were citizens of both nations. 33-year-old Rhonita Miller and her four kids,  ages 8, 10 and 4-month-old…

Woman Accused of Setting Revenge Fire Targets Wrong Home

The couple who live in the home with their child were not injured.

WILLISTON, N.D.–Police say a Williston woman accused of trying to exact revenge by setting a fire to a mobile home targeted the wrong house. Authorities say 26-year-old Kassandra Cote thought she was setting fire to the home of someone who had stolen items from a storage unit. Cote’s accused of placing a two-liter bottle of gas outside the home and…

Traffic At North Dakota’s 8 Commercial Aiports Increases In July

Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than 10 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — Traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports was up 12 percent in July compared to last year. More than 110,000 people boarded planes in Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson in July. Williston had the highest percentage increase, of nearly 27 percent. Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than…

Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary In North Dakota To Open Tuesday

Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway

BISMARCK, N.D. — The fourth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open Tuesday in Bismarck. Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway. You must have a registry identification card to enter the dispensary. Over 900 cards have been issued to qualifying patients by the North Dakota Department of Health. Dispensaries are already open in Fargo,…

Ethics Commission Includes Former Mayor, Retired Judge And Others

The commission will oversee the conduct of legislators, statewide officials, candidates and lobbyists

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum and Senate leaders have chosen the panel for North Dakota’s voter-approved ethics commission. The panel members include former Williston mayor Ward Koeser, retired judge Ronald Goodman of Oakes and retired brigadier general David Anderson of Bismarck. Cynthia Lindquist of Devils Lake served as president of the community college in Fort Totten and Paul…

Driver Held in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Williston

The man who died lived across the street from the suspect.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) _ A driver has been arrested after striking and killing a pedestrian and injuring two others, then fleeing from the scene of the crash in Williston. Police say 42-year-old Steven Rademacher is being held on a possible murder charge and other counts related to Monday night’s crash. The two people who were hurt were treated for non-life…

Charges Upgraded Against Mother in Infant Death

Hannah McMillin is due in court on Wednesday.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) _ The 18-year-old mother of an infant who died at a Willison hotel in late April is now facing a murder charge. Hannah McMillin was originally charged with felony child abuse in the death of her 1-month-old son. KEYZ reports McMillin was arrested along with her husband, Tank McMillin, after police were called to the Sheraton Hotel…

Police: Dogs Bite 2 Juveniles, 2 Adults in Williston

Officers were called on a report that the dogs had bitten four people.

WILLISTON, N.D.  – Police in Williston say a group of dogs bit two adults and two juveniles at a school. Officers were called Monday to Rickard Elementary School on a report that the dogs had bitten four people. The Williston Police Department and animal control officers investigated. A suspect from Williston was charged with failing to register as a kennel,…