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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Four people were injured in a crash on Tuesday caused by a westbound car that entered an eastbound lane on Highway 34 east of here, the Minnesota State Patrol said in a news release.
FARGO – Executives and managers at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota weren’t awarded incentive pay last year in light of large financial losses and other performance shortfalls. The rare decision by the state’s largest private health insurer not to award incentive pay was disclosed in year-end financial documents filed with the North Dakota Department of Insurance.
FARGO – A heated online debate about a police shooting has landed a Fargo cop in trouble after he apparently told someone on Facebook to “do us all a favor and hang urself.” Officer Zach Messmer is under investigation by the Police Department’s Office of Professional Standards due to the comment, Lt. Mike Mitchell said Tuesday. On Monday night, WDAY-TV posted a story on Facebook about the shooting of a man by police in Grand Forks on Saturday.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Jennifer Elliott says she was on the phone with police minutes before a University of North Dakota police officer opened fire on her husband's pickup, peppering the truck with several bullet holes and leaving her husband hospitalized. "They shot an unarmed man with no criminal background, and ...
A Grafton woman accused of locking children under the age of 10 in dog cages was released from the Grand Forks jail on bond Friday. Jordan McKay Nelson, 23, was charged with four counts of child abuse or neglect and four counts of felonious restraint, all felonies, after four children, the youngest of whom is 5, told forensic interviewers Nelson would place them in dog kennels as pu
A traffic stop east of Moorhead Wednesday revealed about 9 pounds of meth with a street value of about $400,000 hidden in the seats of a car, Clay County Attorney Brian Melton said. The driver of the car and his passenger each face three felony drug charges carrying up to 30 years in prison, Melton said. Nestor Orlando Camarena and his uncle, Pablo Camarena-Aguilar, were stopped by a trooper on Interstate 94 at about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday near Highway 336, according to Melton and Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Brandon Bibich.
A University of North Dakota police officer was involved in a shooting in the parking lot of Grand Forks' Altru Hospital early Saturday morning after a vehicle pursuit. The shooting occurred about 12:45 a.m., according to news releases issued from area police departments. The releases contain the same wording and were issued by Eric Plummer, UND police chief, and Michael Ferguson, deputy chief for the Grand
By Marie Johnson A Perham man suffered small cuts to his face, and his father is in jail, following a shooting incident in rural Perham on Wednesday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has reported that Jeffrey Schultes, 53, of rural Perham, fired a .22 caliber rifle at his son, Jesse Schultes, 24, of Perham, as Jesse tried to drive away from the scene. A bullet struck Jesse’s window, shattering it and causing glass fragments to land on his face, resulting in small abrasions.
The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon about 8 miles southwest of Bagley. At approximately 3:20 p.m. Monday, the sheriff’s office received a call of a possible drive-by shooting at mobile home on the 11000 block of Ebro Drive. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found that the home had been shot numerous times with what appears to be a small caliber firearm, a release from the sheriff’s office said.
BISMARCK – Seventeen men accused of responding to an ad for prostitution posted by officers of the Bismarck Police Department were charged in Bismarck Municipal Court on Tuesday. The following men have been charged with misdemeanor soliciting prostitution: Mitchell James Ahlers, 36, of Vining, Minn.; James Dennis Andrews, 36, of Fargo; Jason Michael Becknell, 30, of Bismarck; Phillip Christian Brockel, 30, of Bismarck; David J.