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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...

North Dakota high court to weigh judge's abortion ban ruling

Nov. 03, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Supreme Court will hear arguments later this month on the state's abortion ban after the attorney general appealed a judge's ruling that kept it from taking effect. The high court on Wednesday scheduled oral arguments for Nov. 29 on South Central...

Judge keeps North Dakota abortion ban from taking effect

Oct. 31, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge ruled Monday that he will keep the state's ban on abortion from taking effect, saying there's a "substantial probability” that a constitutional challenge to the law will succeed. Judge Bruce Romanick's ruling means abortion is still...

Man charged in fatal ND factory shooting will go to trial

Oct. 31, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man charged with three counts of murder in the shooting deaths of two co-workers and their unborn child at a North Dakota factory last year has changed course and wants to proceed with a trial, the defense said during a change of plea hearing Monday. Anthony...

North Dakota AG: Poll workers can’t demand citizenship proof

Oct. 27, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Some poll workers in North Dakota who created confusion and frustration during the spring primary by allegedly demanding proof of U.S. citizenship particularly from immigrants and people of color had no power to do so, the state attorney general said. Attorney...

4 Fargo officers involved in fatal shooting returned to duty

Oct. 26, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Four police officers involved in a fatal shooting in eastern North Dakota have been returned to duty following an internal investigation, officials said. Fargo Police Chief David Zibolski says the four officers did not violate any department policies in their...