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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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...
News/crime and courts
June 24, 2016 - 8:37pm
June 21, 2016
One year later, suspect in Fargo double-murder maintains he was framed
FARGO -- During an interview at the Cass County Jail last April, double-homicide suspect Ashley Hunter spoke from behind a thick security window and stated categorically he was “not the guy” who committed the crimes. His assertion contradicted what authorities say Hunter told...
News/crime and courts
June 21, 2016 - 9:10pm
June 20, 2016
Another name released in federal drug case linked to Grand Forks murder
GRAND FORKS -- The name of another defendant facing charges in a federal drug conspiracy case linked to a Grand Forks murder was released Monday. Lorie Ortiz, 31, was added as defendant 10 out of 12 in the case, but two people’s cases have not been made public yet. Ortiz pleaded...
News/crime and courts
June 20, 2016 - 10:01pm
March 14, 2016
Woman faces life in prison for death of man at Grand Forks truck stop
GRAND FORKS -- With a suspect in jail on a $500,000 bond, police continue to investigate the death of a man police say was shot at a Grand Forks...
March 14, 2016 - 8:47pm
March 13, 2016
Victim in Flying J murder case named
parking lot has been identified, but Grand Forks police still are trying to piece together how the suspected murder unfolded. The death of Austin Brant Forsman, 24, Grand Forks, is being investigated as a homicide, police said. Krystal Lynn Feist, 31, is being held in the Grand Forks...
March 13, 2016 - 6:17am
March 7, 2016
Oregon man pleads guilty for 'integral role' in Grand Forks fentanyl deaths
FARGO -- An Oregon man accused of distributing fentanyl linked to two overdose deaths in Grand Forks pleaded guilty Monday in Fargo federal court. Brandon Corde Hubbard, 41, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances resulting in serious bodily injury and death,...
March 7, 2016 - 8:51pm
Bottineau man gets 45 years in prison for hog farm murders
BOTTINEAU, N.D. - A man charged with killing two fellow employees of a hog farm near Souris in north-central North Dakota was sentenced to 45 years in prison Thursday. Jeremy Isaac Rodriguez Rios, 20, was charged with two counts of murder, both Class AA felonies, in Bottineau County...
March 7, 2016 - 8:23pm
February 5, 2016
Friesz convicted of manslaughter, arson
BISMARCK -- A Morton County jury returned a lesser verdict of manslaughter Friday in the case against Rodney Friesz, who killed his friend and...
February 5, 2016 - 8:34pm
February 2, 2016
Inmate faces attempted murder charge, Fight at state penitentiary resulted in six-day lockdown
BISMARCK -- An inmate has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed another prisoner at the North Dakota State Penitentiary...
February 2, 2016 - 5:14pm
January 25, 2016
Homeless man admits killing man in downtown Bismarck
BISMARCK -- A homeless man facing murder charges pleaded guilty Monday in South Central District Court. Mark Butts could face a sentence of up to life in prison for the felony. South Central District Judge Bruce Haskell ordered a presentence investigation for sentencing at a later...
January 25, 2016 - 3:57pm
January 2, 2016
Man charged with murder after allegedly running over passenger with vehicle
FORT TOTTEN -- A man has been charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly ran over another man with his car on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Lance Alan Robertson, who is either 27 or 28 and is a member of the Spirit Lake Nation, made his initial appearance in federal...
January 2, 2016 - 10:51pm
December 18, 2015
New Rockford man bound over for trial on murder
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. -- A New Rockford man was bound over for trial Friday on seven charges, including murder, in the September shooting death...
December 18, 2015 - 5:44pm
December 17, 2015
Lisbon man charged with murder in death of 2-month-old son
LISBON, N.D. – A Lisbon man has been charged with murder in the death of his 2-month-old son in October. Documents filed Wednesday in Ransom County Court charge Byron Whetsel, 35, who was arrested Tuesday night, with three felonies: murder, child abuse and child neglect. Documents...
News/crime and courts
December 17, 2015 - 3:35pm
December 3, 2015
Man expected to plead guilty to murder of two in Bottineau County at hog farm
BOTTINEAU, N.D. -- A man charged with killing two fellow employees of a hog farm near Souris in far northern North Dakota is expected to plead guilty to murder charges Monday. Jeremy Isaac Rodriguez Rios, 19, was charged with two counts of murder, both Class AA felonies, in Bottineau...
December 3, 2015 - 11:09pm
November 20, 2015
South Dakota man sentenced for life in Adrian Peterson's son's death
A South Dakota judge sentenced a Sioux Falls man to life in prison on Thursday for killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in 2013, the Argus-Leader newspaper reported. Joseph Patterson, 29, was convicted in September of second-degree murder in...
November 20, 2015 - 12:30am