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DPS teacher contract rejected, reason cited as due to 'error' in text
Members of accused counterfeit scheme at Wal-Mart plead not guilty
Taylor Swift sings for Fargo
High winds fan flames at grain elevator fire
Child found alone, barefoot at Mandan gas station
crime and courts
nation and world
Flaring progress a burning issue for North Dakota
Oil slides after big gains last week
Energy conference to focus on global oil and gas outlook
Saltwater spill reported in McKenzie County
House passes bill axing oil export ban, veto looms
Pageant title winners named
Noting better than good food while helping pets
Patrick Hope: Game of lordly caliber
John Oliver calls out North Dakota’s oil industry in ‘Last Week Tonight’ commentary
Rescued, but still needing a home: Second Chances sponsors adoption fair at Dickinson Animal Shelter
Jaydin Decker, 12, making history as first Dickinson High diver
Hettinger native Shawn Frank resigns as Jamestown coach
UND starting quarterback, safety remain questionable for Weber State game
After 3 emotional games, NDSU has to gear up again for South Dakota
Hodges trade changes everything for Vikes’ LBs
Ahlin: Wal-Mart model might be answer to US gun problem
Letter: Dream completed, time to move on
Letter: Transparency is the way to go
Other Views: False allegations happen, as society mustn’t forget
Monke: The dark problem with our parks
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...
crime / News / North Dakota
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
January 19, 2013
At Spirit Lake, disputed progress
FORT TOTTEN -- In the nearly four months since the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs took over child protection services on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, tribal and BIA officials say they're working well together, the system has been made more professional and accountable and...
crime / News
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Hoeven: GOP abortion plank won't hurt Romney
FARGO -- Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says the hardline pro-life plank of the Republican Party's 2012 platform reflects the long-held stance of the GOP and won't derail Mitt Romney's bid to wrest the White House from the Democrats. The draft platform calls for a human life amendment...
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Mo. Senate candidate Akin's rape remark sparks disbelief among North Dakotans
FARGO -- For one Fargo woman, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's words about women's bodies preventing pregnancies after what he termed a "legitimate...
News / North Dakota
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Elgin police chief charged with 52 felonies
BISMARCK (AP) -- A southwestern North Dakota police chief and former state district judge has been charged with 52 felonies accusing him of molesting...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Keeping quiet about life-changing assault
"If you ever tell, this is what I will do to your family," said a man to a frightened girl after he shot and killed her kitten in front of her.
April 9, 2009 - 10:54pm
March 18, 2009
Filipino who accused Marine of rape changes story
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A Filipino woman whose accusations of rape led to the high-profile conviction of a U.S. Marine has altered her testimony, saying in an affidavit that she may have led him to believe she wanted sex. The woman moved to the U.S. this week and is no longer...
March 18, 2009 - 1:23pm
February 28, 2009
2 females report sexual assaults
Two females reported unrelated sexual assaults Thursday, and a Dickinson man has been arrested in connection to one, according to the Dickinson Police Department. Jacob Palmer, 23, was taken to the Southwest Multi County Correction Center Thursday, said Investigator Amanda McNamee....
February 28, 2009 - 11:26pm
December 26, 2008
Kits designed to keep violence victims' identities confidential
The identity of a rapist could be stored away in a box and revealed when a rape victim is ready -- which may be never. However, law enforcement would rather have the information available even if details of the "Jane Doe" rape kit need to be worked out. The North Dakota Forensic...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am