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North Dakota woman charged in baby's death at daycare

Jan. 30, 2023 18:59 PM EST

CARRINGTON, N.D. (AP) — A 48-year-old woman was charged Monday with murder in the death of a 5-month-old boy at her unlicensed daycare in western North Dakota. The Foster County State Attorney’s office said Patricia Wick, of Carrington, was also charged with child abuse involving...

Lt. Gov. Sanford resigns, Gov. Burgum to appoint successor

Dec. 20, 2022 14:17 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed one of his top executives to replace Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, who announced his resignation Tuesday, citing a desire to return to private sector and focus on his family and career. Tammy Miller, 62, the state's chief operating...

ND high court asked to lift injunction against abortion ban

Nov. 29, 2022 15:06 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An attorney for North Dakota asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to strike down an injunction blocking the state’s abortion ban, saying a lower court judge was wrong to grant it. Matthew Sagsveen, an attorney for the state, told justices that Burleigh...

Driver sentenced in July crash that killed Hazen woman

Nov. 25, 2022 09:58 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The driver of a pickup involved in a summer crash on Interstate 94 that killed a Hazen woman has been sentenced to three years in prison. Wyatt Staloch, 27, of Jamestown, pleaded guilty Nov. 17 to charges stemming from the July 12 crash near Oriska. ...

N. Dakota faults judge's reasoning in blocking abortion ban

Nov. 21, 2022 17:19 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota attorney general's office said Monday that a judge did not use a “rational mental process” when he determined there was a “substantial probability” that a constitutional challenge to the state's abortion ban would succeed. The state...

Police ID two men killed in Fargo shooting near NDSU campus

Nov. 20, 2022 17:27 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police have identified the two Fargo men who were killed in a shooting on Saturday. Police said Jaquan Gatewood, 28, and Kierre Davies, 27, were found dead with gunshot wounds shortly after 3:15 a.m. Saturday. The shooting took place outside an...

N. Dakota AG: Docs can use health info to defend abortions

Nov. 16, 2022 19:44 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Doctors who perform abortions should be able to disclose the patient's personal health information as part of their defense to avoid prosecution, North Dakota's attorney general said Wednesday. North Dakota's abortion ban, which is currently on hold because of a...

North Dakota GOP lawmakers elect House, Senate floor leaders

Nov. 15, 2022 15:02 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — New House and Senate leaders elected by Republican majorities in the North Dakota Legislature said Tuesday that tax relief and cautious spending are among the priorities when lawmakers reconvene in January. Sen. David Hogue, a Minot lawyer, and Rep. Mike...