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FARGO — Some Fargo residents were greeted by an unwelcome surprise on their windshields Thursday morning, March 7: pamphlets that appeared to be from local members of a national group of white supremacists. Captioned "all hate crimes are hoaxes," the black-and-white pamphlets show a group of prominent black and liberal media figures. U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., a presidential candidate, is among those shown on the pamphlet, as well as Oprah Winfrey and Joy Behar, co-host on the View.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Devils Lake police officer who shot and killed an unarmed suspect in July has been fired, according to the Devils Lake city administrator. Devils Lake Police Detective Brandon Potts had been on paid administrative leave since shooting 26-year-old Daniel Fuller in July 2018, who was unarmed during a reported struggle following a foot chase. The city of Devils Lake had at one point considered allowing Potts to resume police work. The Devils Lake chief of police has not yet responded to requests for comment on the officer's firing.
FARGO — A Fargo family wants to change North Dakota juvenile justice law after a minor recently sentenced for sexually assaulting their daughter faced what they say was inadequate punishment for the offense. Legislation has been introduced to overhaul the state's laws regarding sexual assault and juvenile justice, and Rosa and Ryan Strubbe of Fargo are its most prominent backers.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown woman has been charged in a series of dog attacks. Mariah Bermel, 22, is charged with keeping a dangerous dog and not vaccinating it for rabies. She also faces charges for conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, according to court documents. It's the fifth time her pit bull has bitten a person since September 2018. Bermel told police the pit bull was a service dog, and that she wanted to shoot the dog so it would stop biting people, according to documents.
FRISCO, Texas — A teen from northern North Dakota is back home with championship tales to tell after the trip of a lifetime. LJ Wells witnessed the Bison make history in Texas thanks to his community. He stands at just 5-foot-4-inches, 140 pounds. but h is football coach says he hits much bigger than his size on the gridiron. But now LJ is trying to tackle the biggest challenge yet, the one to save his life.