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'We have a problem': Hundreds rally in Fargo calling for reforms to curb gun violence
Students, community members take to state Capitol to demand gun reform
'People need to listen to us': Demonstrators gather around the US to protest gun violence
Trump may expel Russian diplomats in response to poisoning in Britain, officials say
Students demand action against gun violence in nation's capital, saying 'enough is enough'
crime and courts
nation and world
The benefits of Bt corn: Study finds GMO reduces crop damage in nearby fields
When dreams change, embrace and encourage
Hoping for the best: Early moisture will hopefully help drought
Stocks tumble in biggest weekly decline since 2016
'Looks lame anyway': Elon Musk just deleted Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX - on a dare.
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Zucker, Wild cruise past Preds
Simmons leads Sixers past Wolves, 120-108
Injuries to Phil Hughes, Zack Granite complicate Twins' plans
Wild sign 7-year-old Amare Hanson to one-day contract as a part of Make-A-Wish
Northern State falls to Ferris State in NCAA D2 title game
Commentary: I was fired, but an FBI career is worth it
Hard to differentiate between rally or improvement
Commentary: How do we make a safe school setting?
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Peter N. Schulz
Clarence W. Hartman
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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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
December 10, 2013
Montana State cracks down on fraternity after rape report
Montana State University has ordered members of an off-campus fraternity to attend classes on sexual assault prevention and imposed a ban on hard liquor there after a female student reported being raped at a frat house party where alcohol was served. Announcing the sanctions on...
December 10, 2013 - 11:32am
December 3, 2013
Trucker accused of kidnapping, abusing female relative in semi for six months
MOORHEAD, Minn. – For six months, a trucker from Utah allegedly held a 19-year-old woman captive and sexually abused her while making deliveries around the country. It was ultimately a trip through Clay County in western Minnesota that led authorities to arrest the trucker and free...
December 3, 2013 - 9:43am
Man charged in alleged robbery, sexual assault
GRAND FORKS -- A man suspected of breaking into a Grand Forks apartment and raping and robbing two women at gunpoint has been charged with multiple felonies. Antonio Raheem Matthews, 20, of Grand Forks, was in custody on unrelated municipal warrants when he was arrested Tuesday...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
June 4, 2013
Judge opts for downward departure on rape sentence
FARGO -- A 20-year-old North Dakota man facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison for rape has been sentenced to five years. A Fargo jury in February convicted Jermaine Jones of Class AA felony gross sexual imposition, which carries a sentence between 20 years and...
June 4, 2013 - 9:08am
March 3, 2013
8 women share personal stories of rape in Fargo native's documentary
FARGO -- Ten years ago, Dena Wyum was raped at a party as an 18-year-old freshman at North Dakota State University. "That was sort of my 'welcome to college,'" the Mayville woman says dryly. Now a women and gender studies lecturer at NDSU, Wyum uses her experience to raise awareness. "That's...
March 3, 2013 - 12:00am