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Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Labor complaint claims degrading practices, discrimination by NDUS leader
Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
ND Health Department wants medical marijuana tracking system proposals
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Vail, Brueggeman bond sparks UND's postseason run
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Parise returning to The Ralph this weekend
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald A. Heiser
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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November 2, 2017
Trump tweets that suspect in NYC fatal terror attack 'should get death penalty'
President Donald Trump waded deeper Thursday into the legal procedures ahead for the suspect in the New York City terrorist attack, saying he...
November 2, 2017 - 1:50pm
April 28, 2017
Arkansas death chamber flurry ends with fourth execution in eight days
GRADY, Ark. - Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people...
April 28, 2017 - 10:14am
April 24, 2017
Arkansas plans to execute 2 inmates Monday, would be first state in 17 years to do so
The state of Arkansas plans to execute two inmates on Monday evening, which would make it the first U.S. state in 17 years to put a pair of convicts...
April 24, 2017 - 9:29am
April 17, 2017
Federal judge puts hold on Arkansas plan for rapid series of executions
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A federal judge on Saturday temporarily blocked plans by Arkansas to carry out a rapid series of executions this month, after...
April 17, 2017 - 9:17am
April 14, 2017
Arkansas to execute 7 inmates over 11 days as lethal injection drug set to expire
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An unprecedented series of executions scheduled in Arkansas later this month will bring long-awaited closure to victims'...
April 14, 2017 - 7:28am
February 27, 2017
Supreme Court snubs challenge to death penalty constitutionality
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Feb.
February 27, 2017 - 2:10pm
October 19, 2016
Feds decline pursuing death penalty against woman charged with murder in ND, MN drug ring
FARGO—A defendant in a Grand Forks murder case will not face the death penalty. Krystal Lynn Feist, 31, of Grand Forks could have been...
October 19, 2016 - 12:09pm
June 24, 2016
Flying J murder suspect could face death penalty
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A woman accused of planning out and going through with the murder of a man at a Grand Forks gas station could face the...
June 24, 2016 - 8:37pm
August 13, 2015
Arguments in Alfonso Rodriguez death penalty appeal will be public
FARGO -- A federal judge has ruled that arguments must be made in open court in a hearing set for next month in the death sentence appeal for the man who kidnapped and murdered college student Dru Sjodin. Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who was convicted of Sjodin’s 2003...
August 13, 2015 - 6:22pm
May 27, 2015
Nebraska Legislature repeals death penalty
Nebraska became the first Republican-dominated state in more than 40 years to abolish capital punishment as legislators overrode the governor’s veto of a bill repealing the death penalty. The state’s unicameral legislature voted 30-19, the exact number of votes needed to override...
May 27, 2015 - 10:48pm
Call for clemency: Nuns oppose death penalty for Dru Sjodin’s killer, other inmates
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Sister Pat Murphy of Crookston said she didn’t want to argue about capital punishment. Yet her inquiries into the status...
February 27, 2015 - 12:12am
October 8, 2014
Sherry Arnold murder suspect ruled competent to stand trial
BILLINGS, Mont. — The Montana Supreme Court has ruled that a man accused of murdering a Montana teacher whose body was found in western North Dakota is competent to stand trial. On Tuesday, the court denied Michael Keith Spell’s petition to be declared unfit for trial. Spell’s...
October 8, 2014 - 11:30pm
May 28, 2014
Rodriguez should be spared of death, lawyers say: Effect of mental disability ruling is uncertain
FARGO — Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating. The man convicted of the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is mentally retarded, according to his lawyers, and therefore should be spared the...
May 28, 2014 - 11:08pm
December 19, 2013
Judge seeks to streamline Sjodin killer’s death penalty appeal
FARGO — Attorneys involved in Alfonso Rodriguez’s final appeal of his death sentence were asked by U.S. Judge Ralph Erickson to streamline the case if possible. “There are a lot of pages, a lot of things said, a lot of issues raised,” Erickson told the attorneys Thursday...
December 19, 2013 - 10:13pm
November 1, 2013
Attorneys: Man unfit for homicide trial in Montana
MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — Attorneys for a Colorado man charged with killing an eastern Montana teacher filed court papers Friday saying his mental disabilities render him unfit to stand trial in a case that could carry the death penalty. Defense...
November 1, 2013 - 1:44pm