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President Trump will address the nation after the shooting in Virginia Wednesday morning. The address is scheduled to be at 10:30 a.m.
FARGO — In the past two years, 37 people have been charged or sentenced in federal court in North Dakota for crimes involving heroin or fentanyl. That's more cases than in the previous 10 years combined, according to Chris Myers, North Dakota's U.S. attorney. "We are aggressively targeting opiate traffickers whose product causes serious bodily harm or death," Myers said in a news release Tuesday, June 13, explaining the jump in prosecuted cases.
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JUD, N.D. — A 19-year-old man died after attempting to rescue a puppy that had fallen into an uncovered portion of a farm septic system in LaMoure County. Jesse Wagner, 19, died after he went head first into the 18-inch opening to retrieve the puppy, lost his grip and slid about 10 feet deeper into the septic system Saturday, June 10, according to Sheriff Robert Fernandes. Marie Fisher, Wagner's mother, was unable to extract Wagner from the septic system. The body was recovered at 7:30 p.m., Fernandes said.
CANDO, N.D. - A 18-year-old Cando man was arrested Sunday night, June 11, and is being detained on potential attempted murder charges. Towner County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Doug Howard said the man was arrested after a domestic incident about 9 p.m. Sunday in Cando. He was booked into the Lake Region Correctional Center at 10:25 p.m. Sunday, jail records show. Nobody was injured in the incident, Howard said.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- PGA Tour Champions and Sanford Health announced on Thursday, June 8, a new event is coming to Sioux Falls for the 2018 season. The Sanford Health International Presented by Cambria will be the first-ever PGA Tour Champions event in South Dakota. Minnehaha Country Club will host the Sept. 17-23 event featuring a $1.8 million purse. The PGA Tour Champions features golfers 50 or older.
Forum Communications will livestream James Comey's testimony to the Senate intelligence committee beginning at 9 a.m. Fired FBI Director James Comey will publicly testify that President Trump asked him to end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .
FARGO — A photo snapped at a downtown eatery and shared on social media shows Jamie Grant surrounded by family and friends Saturday, May 27. Later that same night, outside the HoDo Restaurant and Lounge, Grant was punched once, fell, hit his head on pavement and suffered a traumatic brain injury. The 45-year-old husband and father of a young boy died Monday, June 5, said his father Cornelius. His organs will be donated. Grant was out celebrating graduations and reunions on May 27, according to a CaringBridge site set up in his name.
TYNDALL, S.D. — A southeast South Dakota man convicted of multiple counts of child rape was ordered Tuesday to spend 65 years in prison. Paul Brewer, 41, of Tabor, was sentenced for three counts of first-degree rape and two counts of sexual contact with a girl under the age of 16, according to the South Dakota Attorney General's Office. Brewer was convicted of the five felonies following a three-day jury trial in March.
WAGNER, S.D. — About 200 baby pheasants and other birds were killed Monday and about 500 eggs were lost when a building sustained heavy smoke damage in Wagner in southeast South Dakota.. A heat lamp is believed to be the cause of the smoldering structure, owned by Steve Krcil, in which he raised upland birds like partridge, quail and different species of pheasants. He said Tuesday he's been raising birds for three years.