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$250,000 bond set for defendant in fatal teen shooting

Jan. 28, 2020 1:21 PM EST

NORTHWOOD, N.D. (AP) — Bond is set at $250,000 for a northeastern North Dakota woman accused of fatally shooting a teenager at her home. Samantha Wilson, 32, appeared in court Tuesday in Grand Forks County. She is charged with murder in the death of 15-year-old Jonah Borth, of Grand Forks. Prosecutors...

Attorney for sheriff cited for DUI reviewing case

Jan. 28, 2020 10:51 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The attorney for the sheriff of Mercer County says prosecutors will have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that his client was driving drunk. Sheriff Dean Danzeisen was cited for DUI last week in Bismarck. Defense attorney Chris Redmann said Tuesday he is beginning to review the...

Gov. Burgum heading to Iowa to support President Trump

Jan. 28, 2020 10:43 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will be among dozens of Republicans headed to Iowa to stump for President Donald Trump. With most of the attention focused on the battle for the Democratic nomination, Trump's campaign announced what it is calling an “unprecedented”...

Mandan woman accused in large drug bust to face trial in May

Jan. 28, 2020 10:23 AM EST

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A Mandan woman accused of possessing more than $1 million in illegal drugs with intent to sell will face trial in May. Prosecutors say Megan Isaak, 24, sold more than half a ton of marijuana between March 2018 and April 2019. She was arrested after police executed a search warrant at...

Burgum to talk progress, challenges in State of State speech

Jan. 28, 2020 10:17 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is expected to highlight progress in the past year and remaining challenges in his State of the State address. Burgum will give his speech Wednesday at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks. The event is free...

Another delay in proceedings for man accused of killing 4

Jan. 28, 2020 9:47 AM EST

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — There's another delay in proceedings for a man accused of killing four people at a Mandan business last year. A hearing on defense motions to suppress evidence and change the venue of the trial for Chad Isaak has been scheduled for Tuesday, but now has been delayed until May 4. The...

Fargo father sentenced in DUI crash that killed son

Jan. 28, 2020 7:33 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo father has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed his young son and injured another son and an adult passenger. A Cass County judge Monday sentenced Christopher Devine to 10 years for the death of 7-year-old Jason and two years...

Records: Mercer County sheriff cited for DUI in Bismarck

Jan. 27, 2020 7:20 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The sheriff of Mercer County in North Dakota was cited for DUI last week in Bismarck, according to court records. Dean Danzeisen, 55, was stopped by police on 43rd Avenue early Friday, according to a citation on file. A field sobriety test showed Danzeisen's blood alcohol content was...

This Jan. 27, 2020, photo provided by Grand Forks County Correctional Center in Grand Forks, N.D, shows Samantha Wilson. Prosecutors in northeastern North Dakota charged Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, the 32-year-old woman with murder in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy at her home. (Grand Forks County Correctional Center via AP)

Woman charged with murder in teen's fatal shooting in ND

Jan. 27, 2020 6:58 PM EST

NORTHWOOD, N.D. (AP) — Prosecutors in northeastern North Dakota have charged a 32-year-old woman with murder in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy at her home. Samantha Wilson of Northwood was charged Monday with murder in the Sunday night shooting. Authorities allege Wilson fired at least one round...

No state resources used for ND gov. to attend DC events

Jan. 27, 2020 2:45 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — No state money or resources were used for North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to attend the annual meeting of the Alfalfa Club and an exclusive party in Washington, D.C., over the weekend, a Burgum spokesman said. Burgum, a former Microsoft executive , and his wife, Kathryn Helgaas Burgum,...