Minn. Woman Accused In 2 North Dakota Bank RobberiesA Crookston, Minnesota, woman has been charged with robbing two banks across the North Dakota border in Grand Forks. Authorities on Friday issued an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Charlene Espinoza on felony charges of robbery and terrorizing.
Deputy's Facebook Comment Results In 1-Day SuspensionA Clay County sheriff's deputy has been disciplined for a comment he made on social media. KFGO-AM reports Detective Jason Hicks was given a one-day unpaid suspension. Hicks wrote on Facebook that somebody should have "stomped his guts out" when referring to a man who was seen taking pictures of swimmers at Island Park Pool in Fargo, North Dakota, in July.
Police: Girl, 8, Found In Dirty Moorhead Home; Man ArrestedA Moorhead man has been charged with child neglect after authorities say an 8-year-old girl was found in a filthy house without electricity or running water. Local TV stations report 22-year-old Manuel Carrillo was arrested after the incident Thursday night.
Wash. Woman Arrested On I-94 In Moorhead With $250K Of PotA Washington state woman is in Clay County Jail after a traffic stop led to the discovery of about $250,000 of marijuana. Moorhead police say an officer pulled over 29-year-old Leila Tarez Maamari for speeding on Interstate 94 Wednesday at about 2:20 a.m.
1 Dead As Train Strikes Car In MoorheadOne person has been killed in Moorhead after a train struck a vehicle on the tracks. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says a BNSF Railway train hit a car in south Moorhead at about 9 a.m. Saturday. The southbound train dragged the vehicle about a third of a mile before stopping.
Minnesota Prosecutors Want Public Files SealedMinnesota prosecutors are trying to block public access to court documents detailing the case of two Nebraska hockey players accused of making a sex tape with a minor. Assistant Clay County Attorney Pam Harris has filed a motion accusing the defense of attempting to bypass a gag order and make files accessible to the public.
Worker Burned By Beet Juice Sues American CrystalA man who was severely burned while working at an American Crystal Sugar plant last year has filed a lawsuit that accuses the company of negligence. Kevin Birnbaum was a contract worker at the East Grand Forks plant when the accident happened during an employee lockout in January 2013.
Trucker Arrested In Minn. Accused Of Keeping More Sex SlavesA Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the country had four more victims, federal prosecutors said in court documents.
Attorneys Want Charges Dismissed In Sex Tape CaseAttorneys for two Nebraska hockey players charged with making a sex video with a 15-year-old girl at a Moorhead motel last winter have called her a "sexual predator" and say it's unfair to prosecute their clients for something she initiated.
Moorhead Man Accused Of Unlicensed Tattooing A Moorhead man is accused of running an unlicensed tattoo shop inside his apartment. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Ralph Curiel used a tattooing gun and needles to apply the tattoos.
MSU Student Charged With Dorm RapeA student at Minnesota State University Moorhead is facing criminal charges after being accused of raping an 18-year-old girl during a night of drinking in a dorm. According to the Clay County Attorney's Office, 23-year-old Angel Mario Vega is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of providing liquor to someone under 21.
Lawyers Reprimanded For Facebook Remarks About JurorsThe Clay County attorney has disciplined two prosecutors who made derogatory comments about a jury on Facebook. KFGO-AM reports the assistant county attorneys posted the remarks after a jury found a man not guilty of sexual misconduct.