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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Newly released 911 tapes paint a scene of panic and terror inside a Reno medical building where dozens of callers hid in bathrooms and exam rooms from a suicidal gunman who killed one doctor and shot another at a urology clinic where he said he'd had a vasectomy that ruined his life. Callers included a woman hiding under a desk in an exam room and another who whispered "Oh, my God" and "he's going to ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five years after a man dressed as Santa Claus massacred nine members of her family on Christmas Eve, the surviving daughter of the Ortega clan worked to master her mother's pozole recipe to serve at a traditional family dinner that's now forever tinged with tragedy. The recipe was one from Leticia Yuzefpolsky's childhood and a reminder of festive meals she hadn't enjoyed since Bruce Pardo walked through the door of her parents' home outside Los Angeles five years ago, killed her family and burned the place down.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A drilling services company says it has set a goal of hiring 300 employees to work in North Dakota by spring. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Nuverra Environmental Solutions Inc. says it is “launching a massive hiring blitz over the holidays” and will continue to search for qualified candidates until all positions are filled. Nuverra, together with its subsidiaries including Power Fuels, has nearly 2,700 employees in 26 states.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo fire officials say residents and pets were able to escape an early morning house fire that was contained to attic space. Firefighters arriving at the house about 3:30 a.m. found heavy smoke coming from the attic vents. The home's residents, five dogs and a cat were able to get out before crews controlled the fire.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A travel alert is in effect issued for the north central region of North Dakota, as strong winds are causing blowing snow and areas of near zero visibility. The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued the alert Monday night for an area including the cities of Garrison, Berthold, Towner, Harvey, Minot, Kenmare, Bottineau and surrounding areas.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — City leaders in Fargo have decided to include electronic cigarettes in the city's tobacco ordinance. WDAY reports that the decision means it will be illegal to give or sell e-cigarettes to minors.
STANTON, N.D. (AP) — A 62-year-old white supremacist who tried to turn the small southwestern North Dakota town of Leith into an Aryan enclave will remain in jail without bond, a judge ruled Monday.
By Matthew Brown Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — Snatched from the brink of extinction more than 30 years ago, black-footed ferrets have struggled to maintain their toehold across the Great Plains as disease and agriculture have taken a heavy toll. Now a new recovery plan, released Monday by federal wildlife officials, aims to bolster populations of the highly endangered carnivores on a half-million acres in 12 states. The U.S.
FARGO — North Dakota State football fans are making what has become an annual pilgrimage to Texas for the Football Championship Subdivision finale, including thousands of fans who don’t have tickets for the game, school officials said Monday. The Bison will be aiming for their third straight FCS championship when they play Towson at Toyota Stadium on Jan. 4.
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