An annual report, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says an independent audit and study found 2012 had the biggest drop in allegations of sexual abuse by priests in a decade.RELATED CONTENT
When James Sundstrom’s fiancée picked up their 4-year-old son at a Thief River Falls day care Tuesday afternoon, he said she found the boy waiting in the entry with tears and a bloody nose.
The trial of a former Grand Forks police officer on charges he held a gun against the head of a UND student at a party last year has been pushed back to September. The defense says it needs to study the police department’s separate internal investigation of the officer and the incident.RELATED CONTENT
A Nielsville, Minn., man admitted Thursday in court that he burglarized the house of a Grand Forks man who beat him about the head with a handgun and shot at him twice as he fled the scene.RELATED CONTENT
Leaving a courtroom Wednesday to begin a 15-year prison term, Jack Oatman, a gray-haired 72-year-old Grand Forks man craned his neck around, seeking some last eye contact from several female relatives, including two who say he sexually assaulted them while they slept.RELATED CONTENT
Jeremy Hall admitted stealing and pawning his mother’s jewelry and his ex-boss’s tools Wednesday in a plea deal that got him 60 days in jail from a Grand Forks judge.
Nicholas Thorsen, the Grand Forks man present when Christian Bjerk ingested the synthetic hallucinogen in Thorsen’s home last June that killed Bjerk hours later, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to separate but related drug charges.
North Dakota highway fatalities so far this year are lower than they were during the same period a year ago, going against a general trend of rising fatalities statewide and nationwide.
Bonnie Andrys placed a red rose Tuesday in honor of her first husband, Kenneth Olson, during a ceremony at the Grand Forks County court house memorializing law enforcement officers from across the region who died in the line of duty.RELATED CONTENT
Last week, Don Keplin, who has been appearing in Grand Forks courtrooms for more than half of his 40 years on a long list of charges including several felony drug and violence convictions with plenty of time behind bars, appeared again in a pre-trial conference, again across the aisle from a familiar face.RELATED CONTENT
Delmore holds 8 vote lead over Dietrich
The Grand Forks County canvassing board tallied up the vote in the District 43 House race Monday, adding one vote to the margin incumbent Democratic-NPLer Lois Delmore holds over Republican challenger Don Dietrich for the second seat.