Latest Fargo News

Savanna's Act passes House, headed to president's desk

Sep. 22, 2020 10:03 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A bill named for a Fargo murder victim to address cases of missing and murdered Native Americans is heading to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. Savanna’s Act, which is named for Savanna Greywind, passed the House Monday after passing the Senate earlier this...

Police investigate shooting at Fargo apartment complex

Sep. 18, 2020 8:17 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was shot and wounded at an apartment complex in Fargo. Officers responded to the shooting about 9 p.m. Thursday after getting multiple calls from residents who heard gunshots and saw some people running from the area. Police Sgt. Sam Bollman tells...

Feds charge man accused of holding gun to officer's face

Sep. 17, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of holding a loaded gun to the face of Fargo police officer has been charged in federal court, U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley announced Thursday. Authorities say Shawn Larkin, 38, of Fargo, was pulled over on an outstanding warrant shortly after 1 a.m. on Sept. 9. Larkin told...

SWAT officers search Fargo residence, baby removed

Sep. 16, 2020 7:19 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Five people will face charges after SWAT team officers found drugs, guns and cash after executing a high-risk search warrant at a residence in Fargo, according to officials. An infant in the home was taken into protective custody, police said. Red River Valley SWAT officers were called...

Pedestrian struck, killed in Fargo, driver arrested

Sep. 11, 2020 6:49 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man crossing a street in Fargo has been struck and killed, according to police. Sgt. Sam Bollman says the man was hit by an SUV just after 1 a.m. Friday. His body was found about 100 feet from where he was struck. Investigators have arrested a 32-year-old driver from Fargo who they...

Dems endorse candidate to replace nominee ruled ineligible

Sep. 1, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Democrats have endorsed a new candidate for insurance commissioner after the state Supreme Court ruled the party’s intitial nominee was ineligible for the ballot. In a unanimous opinion last week, the high court upheld a lower court ruling that concluded Travisia...

Fargo commissioner seeks to remove downtown police cameras

Aug. 31, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo city commissioner is trying to remove the police surveillance cameras that have been in place in downtown Fargo for eight years. The eight high-resolution video cameras are attached to traffic light posts at busy intersections along Broadway. There were some protests when they...

Grand Forks mayor orders early bar closing due to virus

Aug. 30, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The mayor of Grand Forks has ordered bars to close early due to a spike in coronavirus cases among young adults. Mayor Brandon Bochenski issued an emergency declaration temporarily modifying closing hours for bars, bars/restaurants and off-sales to 11 p.m. The order took effect...

Top COVID-19 adviser visits state amid record for new cases

Aug. 29, 2020 12:53 PM EDT

BISMARCk, N.D. (AP) — A top White House coronavirus adviser was making a planned stop in North Dakota on a day the state set a record for the number of daily positive tests for the disease. Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force, has been touring the country to...

Police: Man shot, killed in south Fargo

Aug. 29, 2020 10:45 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city’s south side. KFGO reports officers responded after reports of gunshots late Friday night. Police said officers found an adult male with an apparent gunshot wound. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died. No...