White Earth Man Gets 27 Years In Girlfriend's Fire DeathA White Earth man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a house fire nearly two years ago. Fifty-year-old Charles Jones was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. He was convicted by a jury in March in the December 2013 murder of 35-year-old Shalonda Sioux Clark.
Oil Well Out Of Control In ND; Workers Try To Plug It With MudCrews are attempting to plug an out-of-control oil well in western North Dakota by pumping a slurry of mud and water into it.
Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty To Escape From ND Halfway HouseA man serving time on a racketeering charge has pleaded guilty to walking away from a Fargo halfway house.
Minnesota Man Accused Of Escaping From Fargo Halfway HouseA man serving time on a racketeering charge is accused of walking away from a Fargo halfway house.
Police Search For Missing Mahnomen ManWhite Earth Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing Mahnomen man. Dennis Evan Lang Jr., 23, was last seen at a party on the night of Halloween. His friends and family have not heard from him since. Lang stands 5-feet-6-inches tall, weighs 140 pounds and has green eyes and short brown hair. He also has a short beard and a mustache.
Man Shot After Facebook Squabble; Cass Lake Man WantedA man was shot in the leg and another beaten in Beltrami County during a scuffle over Facebook posts and an unpaid debt early Friday morning.
White Earth Man, 37, Accused Of Producing Child PornographyA 37-year-old White Earth man has been indicted and is accused of producing, receiving and possessing child pornography. On Tuesday in federal court, Corey Victor Bevins was charged with three counts of production of child pornography, five counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.
White Earth Man Sentenced For Domestic Assault, Possession Of Short-barreled ShotgunA White Earth man was sentenced Thursday for assaulting a woman and possessing a short-barreled shotgun at the time of his arrest. Michael James Deegan, 24, was sentenced to 92 months and 60 months to be served concurrently for one count of possession of an unregistered firearm and one count of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury.
White Earth Leader Worries About Shutdown Fallout The leader of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe says a federal government shutdown could have ramifications on the northwestern Minnesota tribe's health services and its fishery.
Tribal Lands Will Be Off Limits To MN Wolf HuntersTribal lands will be off limits to wolf hunters when Minnesota's wolf season opens Saturday.
Ojibwe Demand Fishing Rights, Cite 1885 TreatyOjibwe band members went fishing before last year's opener to force a treaty dispute into court, but the state still hasn't brought charges, and the issue is ongoing as the 2011 opener approaches.
Program Seeks To Help Indians Stay Out Of PrisonEight men huddle around a drum as a haze of burnt sage hangs in the air. The drummers, all of whom have done time in prison, sing a song that honors the pipe and tobacco used in traditional American Indian ceremonies.