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Williston man charged with felony murder in death of woman

Sep. 21, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston man accused of killing a 34-year-old woman in what police described as an act of domestic violence was charged Monday in Williams County Court. Tevin Freeman, 29, was charged with Class AA felony murder in the death of Erica Herrera. The charge carries a maximum penalty...

Police: Woman found dead in Williston, suspect arrested

Sep. 19, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

WILLISTON, N.D (AP) — Williston police are investigating a homicide in the city. Police say officers responded to a call shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday and found a 34-year-old woman dead at the scene. Police say a 29-year-old man was arrested. He has not been formally charged. Police say the death appears...

4 warrants issued for street dance stabbing in Mandan

Sep. 14, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Arrest warrants have been issued for four people suspected in a stabbing at a street dance in Mandan in July, police said Monday. Each are facing charges of conspiracy to commit murder and participating in a criminal street gang, according to police. The 33-year-old Mandan man was...

Report: Structural failure led to deadly air ambulance crash

Sep. 6, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A structural failure led to a 2018 air ambulance crash in North Dakota that killed all three people on board, a new report says. The Bismarck Tribune reports the National Transportation Safety Board last month published its factual report, which outlines conditions and information of...

Regulators approve two pipeline projects in North Dakota

Aug. 27, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State regulators have approved two pipeline projects in North Dakota. The Public Service Commission gave the go-ahead Wednesday to a pipeline for a new natural gas processing plant in Williams County and another for the Dickinson refinery. The Williams County project involves two...

Authorities identify John Doe found in North Dakota in 1982

Aug. 12, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a John Doe whose body was found in the Missouri River near Williston in 1982. The Williams County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday identified the man as Phillip Peterson. The man’s body was exhumed on Monday in hopes of bringing closure to...

Unidentified body buried in 1982 near Williston is exhumed

Aug. 10, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The body of an unidentified person who was buried in Williams County 38 years ago is being exhumed in hopes of bringing closure to family that may still be living. The body of a male was found in the Missouri River near the mouth of the Little Muddy River east of Willison on June...

Kouadjo Bini and Iredia Ray Osadolor are members of a state New American/Foreign Born/Immigrants advisory board to the North Dakota departments of health and human services. (Jill Schramm/Minot Daily News via AP)

Volunteers help immigrant businesses during pandemic

Aug. 8, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Culture differences, language and often other barriers can stand in the way of immigrant business owners who could benefit from assistance programs to help them navigate the new world created by COVID-19. A newly organized New American/Foreign Born/Immigrant Advisory Board to the state...