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FARGO — Police have recovered most of $20 million in Iraqi currency stolen from a Fargo home in connection with a ring of burglars who allegedly targeted the homes of...
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The end of the world might be upon us again. Little more than a year after the date the Mayans predicted the demise of the universe, the...
FARGO – A Cass County judge facing a possible two-month suspension after a disciplinary panel found he sexually harassed his former court reporter will not to seek re-election. Judge Wickham...
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s highest court heard arguments Wednesday on a state law that would limit the use of drugs in abortions, a law passed in 2011 and struck down by a Cass County judge this year as unconstitutional. Attorneys for Fargo’s Red River Women’s Clinic, the only abortion clinic in the state, argue that the law prohibiting the off-label use of drugs in medication abortions is effectively a ban on that type of abortion.
FARGO – Three people are in custody after Fargo police raids on their homes Friday led to the recovery of property stolen from at least seven homes left unattended by...
FARGO — A Wheatland man charged with neglecting about 170 dogs at an apparent puppy mill at his rural home has pleaded guilty in the case. The defense attorney for Darcy Darrell Smith, 51, entered an Alford plea to one count of Class A misdemeanor animal abuse on Smith’s behalf at a hearing Wednesday in Cass County District Court.
FARGO — A Valley City woman is suing a North Carolina man in federal court after he allegedly kicked in the door of her rural home in 2007, thinking the place was abandoned. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court here Monday, Shirley Starke is asking for at least $700,000 in damages and emotional distress from Patrick Zaun and his employers, Bain Capital and Motorola.
GRAND FORKS — A couple here who were sued by the man’s parents for visitation with the grandchildren is appealing the case to the state Supreme Court. That’s after a judge confirmed his ruling that Cory Bjerke and his longtime partner, Naomi Sterf, must allow their 16-year-old to visit her grandparents any time she wishes, and must allow the couple’s other two younger children to see Bjerke’s parents.
FARGO — Lynn Jordheim has been first assistant U.S. attorney so long, he remembers prosecuting online child pornographers before Internet child porn was actually a thing. Some criminals have always had interest in child porn, but before the Internet, they couldn’t get it. All that changed when a probation agent here discovered a cache of 140-some floppy disks in a local criminal’s possession, a first-of-its-kind federal case prosecuted by Jordheim.
HOPE – One thing was on LeRoy Richards’ mind when he was waiting for help while lying at the bottom of a pit with an overturned 5,800-pound tractor on top of him. “The first thing was, he was going to fill that pit in” when he got out, said his wife Cindy.