Weather Forecast


Grand Forks felon shot during alleged home invasion

Email News Alerts

GRAND FORKS — A little more than a year after his release from the North Dakota State Penitentiary, Gypsy Wayne Watts has died during an alleged home invasion in northeast Minnesota.


The 23-year-old had been convicted of a series of Grand Forks robberies in 2009 for which he expressed remorse. The judge was skeptical then because of Watts’ criminal record.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Call 701-252-3120 and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.