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OAKES, N.D. — A Texas man has died from injuries he suffered in a rollover crash Monday, May 13, in Dickey County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash happened about 11:45 p.m. on a gravel road 2.5 miles south of Oakes, a town about 113 miles southwest of Fargo. A 63-year-old man from Crystal City, Texas, was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon north on 111th Avenue Southeast, about a half mile south of state Highway 11, when he lost control of the vehicle, over-corrected and rolled into a ditch, the patrol said.
FARGO — The Cass County Sheriff's Office is alerting the public about a new scam in the area that is targeting homeless people. The so-called Operation Homeless scam involves scammers convincing homeless people to cash stolen and counterfeit checks in exchange for a portion of the money. A rural Cass County bank reported this to the sheriff's office which is working with other law enforcement agencies and banks to prevent the scam.
FARGO — Police say the suspicious envelope that prompted a temporary lockdown Monday, April 29, at Fargo Cass Public Health didn't contain anything dangerous. Emergency crews were first called to investigate a possible hazmat incident at the building, 1240 25th St. S., after an unnamed woman handed an employee an envelope containing an "unknown substance," according to a news release from the health agency.
MOORHEAD — A confrontation outside a Burger King in south Moorhead on Friday, April 26, put one man in the hospital and another in jail. The conflict started when a vehicle was turning to go west onto 24th Avenue South, but the driver didn't see two pedestrians who were not in a designated crosswalk, Moorhead police said in a news release. One of the pedestrians, Joshua Carney, gave the male driver and female passenger in the vehicle "the middle finger with both hands," the female passenger then returned the same gesture, police said. When the vehicle stopped at a red light on Eighth Str
TAPPEN, N.D. — A 38-year-old woman was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 94 north of Tappen about 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The woman from Strasburg was driving east on I-94 in a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country minivan when it went into the median and back onto the highway. She lost control of the vehicle, and it rolled coming to rest in the south ditch, the patrol said in a news release.
BARNES COUNTY, N.D. — Two separate unattended deaths were reported in Barnes County on Monday, April 22, according to the sheriff's office. The first death was reported about 1 p.m. near the Steele County-Barnes County line and is under investigation by the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation. The second death was reported about 8:15 p.m. near a cemetery, south of Sanborn, N.D., and is under investigation by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office.
MOORHEAD — The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is seeking the public's help in finding a missing 14-year-old girl from Moorhead. The girl, Tim'monique Davis, was last seen Jan. 20 in Moorhead, according to a news release from the center. She is described as 5-foot-6, 189 pounds and black, with black hair and brown eyes. She may need medication, and she may go by the nickname Monique.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A 4-year-old boy is in stable condition at Sanford Health in Fargo after he was hit by a train near here Thursday afternoon, March 21, according to the Barnes County Sheriff's Office. Authorities say police got a 911 call about 2:30 p.m. Thursday that a young boy was hit by a train in Eckelson, about 16 miles west of Valley City. Arriving officers found he was hit by a westbound BNSF train.
FARGO — A North Dakota State University building was evacuated Tuesday, March 12, so crews could remove an expired chemical that possibly could have combusted, according to the Fargo Fire Department. Emergency crews were called at about 10:30 a.m. to Dunbar Laboratories on NDSU's campus after a professor called 911, reporting concerns about the chemical, fire officials said. Authorities say the chemical had crystallized and could have exploded in that form. It took roughly two hours for crews to safely remove the chemical from the area.
GRAND FORKS — A winter storm predicted to hit the Red River Valley area on Wednesday and Thursday could be historic, according to a recent release from the National Weather Service. The storm is expected to start Wednesday night and last through Thursday morning . Strong wind gusts are expected, possibly reaching 55 mph.