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'He took her from us': Emotions strong at vigil for slain Jamestown, N.D., mother of two
ND secretary of state candidate drops out after report on 2006 window-peeping incident
'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in Fargo-Moorhead area following three child deaths
Two Republicans, a Democrat run for Tom Campbell's Senate seat
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ND WWII veteran reflects on a lifelong love of aviation
Rural doctors wear 'a gazillion different hats' to fulfill community needs
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Commentary: Am I the only one plagued by comedic bad luck? Maybe.
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Warriors rout Rockets in Game 3
Jutanugarn birdies playoff holes, wins LPGA tourney
Sparks beat Minnesota at the buzzer to spoil Lynx's celebratory season opener
Wise clinches first PGA Tour win in Texas
Kansas City's quality led to goal, not Francisco Calvo's play, United coach Adrian Heath says
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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October 16, 2014
Man gets life sentence for rapes
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks district judge sentenced a 21-year-old man to life in prison without parole after he was convicted in August of raping two women in their Grand Forks apartment last fall. In August, a jury found Antonio Raheem Matthews guilty of eight felonies including...
October 16, 2014 - 11:50pm
October 11, 2014
With no victim to testify, sex crime case falls apart
CAVALIER — The prosecutor in the case of Gregory Ray Kitchens said the victim’s recanting of her testimony partly led to the plea agreement with Kitchens, who was at one point charged with 26 counts of gross sexual imposition and who ended up getting no prison time on a reckless...
October 11, 2014 - 8:38pm
October 4, 2014
Man accused of rape sentenced for aggravated assault
CAVALIER — A man accused of raping a woman multiple times last year in Cavalier was convicted of aggravated assault and other charges Friday. Seven counts of gross sexual imposition against Gregory Kitchens were dismissed Friday, according to court records. Kitchens, 47, of Cavalier,...
October 4, 2014 - 11:11pm
September 27, 2014
Montana ex-teacher re-sentenced to 10 years for rape
BILLINGS, Mont. — An ex-teacher from Montana whose month in jail for the rape of a 14-year-old student triggered public outrage was re-sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison. Stacey Rambold, a former Billings High School instructor, pleaded guilty last year to one count of sexual...
September 27, 2014 - 9:33pm
September 10, 2014
Fargo man charged with raping, holding new bride captive
FARGO — A Fargo man faces felony terrorizing and domestic assault charges after holding a woman captive in a storage shed, cutting her repeatedly with a utility knife, raping her, choking her and threatening to kill her, prosecutors allege. According to court documents filed this...
September 10, 2014 - 10:47pm
August 15, 2014
Jury convicts man of raping women at gunpoint
GRAND FORKS — A 12-member jury returned a guilty verdict on all eight felony counts Friday morning against man accused of raping two women at gunpoint. Antonio Raheem Matthews was convicted in state district court in Grand Forks after the jury deliberated about 90 minutes. “A...
August 15, 2014 - 11:10pm
Defense moves to dismiss Dunn Center rape case
A public defender Tuesday filed a motion to dismiss rape charges against a Dunn Center man, saying in a hearing that the alleged victim’s unrelated...
July 15, 2014 - 11:42pm
April 30, 2014
Court: Montana teacher’s rape sentence too lenient
The Montana Supreme Court overturned on Wednesday a one-month prison sentence given to a former teacher for the rape of a 14-year-old student, a penalty that sparked outrage and drew criticism from women’s groups as too lenient. Montana district Judge G.
April 30, 2014 - 11:05pm
April 25, 2014
19-year-old Fargo man accused of raping teen
FARGO — A 19-year-old Fargo man is accused of raping a younger teenager in her sleep at a Mapleton house party in February. Devin John-William Hillman was charged Wednesday in Cass County District Court with Class A felony gross sexual imposition and Class A misdemeanor corruption...
April 25, 2014 - 11:25pm
Oil Patch gets grants for fighting violence against women: Associate attorney general announces $3M for communities
On a visit to western North Dakota, Associate U.S. Attorney General Tony West announced $3 million in funding for tackling Oil Patch violence against women, especially on reservations. The funding is twofold — the $2.1 million will take an on-the-ground approach for service providers...
April 25, 2014 - 11:11pm
March 15, 2014
Changing the conversation: Words carry power in sexual, domestic assault discussions
FARGO — Women with short hair are not common targets of sexual assault. Carrying an umbrella can stop a potential perpetrator. These myths and others about sexual assault are found in the viral article, “Through a Rapist’s Eyes.” The 16-point list and similar documents...
March 15, 2014 - 11:49pm
SD man gets 40 years for raping child during video chat: Bullis eligible for parole in 2033
MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping a young child while video chatting online. Joshua Bullis, 31, appeared in court Friday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell.
March 15, 2014 - 10:57pm
March 12, 2014
Second alleged victim comes forward in trucker kidnapping case
FARGO — A second woman has come forward to tell authorities she was a kidnapping and rape victim of the accused “vampire trucker” authorities arrested in November at a Moorhead truck stop. Timothy Jay Vafeades, 54, appeared Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Fargo on kidnapping,...
March 12, 2014 - 7:05pm
March 8, 2014
Grafton jury convicts man of sex assault on preteen girl
GRAFTON — A Grafton man faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted this week of one count of sexually assaulting a preteen girl in 2005.
March 8, 2014 - 10:01pm
February 20, 2014
Dunn Center rape case to go to trial: Defendant says sex was consensual
MANNING — A Dunn Center man will go to trial for an alleged rape that seriously injured a woman, though he said the sex was consensual. At...
February 20, 2014 - 10:02pm