Sav Kelly


Sav Kelly began reporting at the Grand Forks Herald in August 2022. She graduated from the University of North Dakota with degrees in English and sociology in December 2021.

Kelly covers public safety, including local crime and the courts system.

Readers can reach Kelly at (701) 780-1102 or Follow her on Twitter @savrkelly.

Senate Bills 2168 and 2169 seek to raise fines for excessive speeding, repeat offenders, while Senate Bill 2362 would shift seat belt enforcement from "secondary to primary" status.
Sen. Dean Rummel, the primary sponsor, believes the bills could save lives.
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The bodies of the Patel family, originally from India, were found on Jan. 19, 2022, near Emerson, Manitoba. The investigation continues for U.S. and Canadian law enforcement.
The bill was introduced on Friday, Jan. 13. Sen. David Hogue is the primary sponsor.
Michael John Hull, 24, is scheduled for a bond hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Expanding treatment options, educating vulnerable groups on Narcan use, and proposing mandatory minimum sentences for fentanyl dealers are some prevention efforts public officials recommend.
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Pat Heinert, was brought to a committee hearing on Tuesday morning, Jan. 10.
More than half were not wearing a helmet at the time of their fatal crash.
There were 131 drug overdose deaths statewide last year. The number has risen considerably from the 76 overdose deaths in North Dakota in 2019.
Both men will appear in court for detention hearings on Monday, Nov. 28.