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Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted cult leader Charles Manson and members of his so-called "family" for seven murders, then wrote books on everything from the Kennedy assassination to God, has died at age 80, his son said late Monday. Bugliosi, a native of Hibbing whose book "Helter Skelter" about the Manson case became one of the best-selling true crime books of all time, died Saturday night at a Los Angeles hospital after a long
WEST FARGO – Preliminary autopsy results have confirmed that 6-month old Owen Skodje died after a blunt force trauma to the head. Owen, the son of Casey Skodje and his wife, Kristen Hunstad, of Fargo, died June 2 at the Children's Hospital in Minneapolis after he was found not breathing at a West Fargo day care the day before. http://www.inforum.com/news/3759451-infant-severely-injured-wf-day-care-...
—Bail is set at $1 million Monday for a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, man accused in last week's robbery and police-involved shooting at a downtown motel here. Eric Lee Webb appeared conscious, but lethargic, at an initial appearance hearing Monday conducted by Cass County District Court officers at his bedside at Sanford Medical Center. Webb, 30, gave monosyllabic answers and occasional nods of the head to Judge Tom Olson as Olson rea
Police here are waiting for autopsy results for clues to why a 51-year-old woman drove into the Park River Saturday. Rescue teams found the body of Carolina Mendoza inside her vehicle in the river late Saturday.
Police believe blunt force trauma to the head may have led to the death of a 6-month-old boy who was found not breathing at an unlicensed day care here on Monday, but they are waiting for an autopsy to tell them when that may have happened.
The 6-month-old boy found not breathing on Monday at an unlicensed day care here has died. Owen Skodje died Tuesday at the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, according to a notice received by The Forum.
As policy debates get more partisan and the media hosts more voices of the hard left and far right, one source of centrism remains: newspaper editorials. At most newspapers, editorials represent the views of the editorial board, not just one person. Further, because board members not only live in the community but also hail from all points along the political spectrum, editorials at their best often take a "common sense," consensus or compromise approach. All of which is not to toot the Herald editorial board's horn.
MOORHEAD - Three people have been arrested in connection with the seizure of about 2½ pounds of methamphetamine, police here said Thursday. The meth has a street value of about $250,000, Moorhead police Lt.
DICKINSON, N.D. - The body found last week buried at a Dickinson construction site has been identified as Eric Haider, a worker who went missing more than three years ago in the area where the body was found, the Dickinson Police Department confirmed in a statement Friday afternoon.\Haider had been missing since May 24, 2012, after he disappeared while working at a construction site in north Dickinson.
One man is dead after hitting a train on the 2000 block 60th Avenue South in Moorhead. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says the man was driving eastbound on 60th Avenue when he struck the train just before 9 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses told WDAY-TV the railroad crossing arms were down at the time of the accident.