WDAY News - Noon UpdateFargo-Moorhead (WDAY TV) - Thanks for tuning in and happy Friday.
By: Lane Zyvoloski, WDAY
Fargo-Moorhead (WDAY TV) - Thanks for tuning in and happy Friday.
A Fargo man is rushed to the hospital and his girlfriend arrested after stopping for gas on his way to the hospital for stab wounds. Officers spoke with Amber Rednest, who had blood on her hands and a small scrape on her cheek, at the Stop-N-Go on 25th street and 20th avenue south. Her boyfriend, Mitchell Maheraher told an officer that Rednest had grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed him in the back. He was transported to Essentia Hospital and Rednest was arrested. She's charged with aggravated domestic assault.
A Fargo man has been sentenced for his role in the death of local musician Cody Conner. 27-year-old Nathan Evenson received a 12 year sentence for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. An investigation revealed that Evenson and other co-conspirators would receive shipments of heroin from a source in Minneapolis to distribute in the FM area. Evenson, along with co-defendents Seth Lund and Nicole Wadsworth, distributed heroin that resulted in physical injury and contributed to the death of Conner.
Prosecutors have dropped a felony murder charge against a Brampton, North Dakota man in a hit and run death in Sargent County last April. 23-year-old Dakota Sutton pleaded guilty to manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident, and DUI. Sutton admits to hitting 28-year-old Reavis Dandridge, but argues he didn't swerve to hit him and returned to the scene sooner than prosecutors say.
A former Mille Lacs County deputy and church volunteer learns his fate after sexually abusing children. As part of a plea deal, Aaron Heuer is sentenced to 33 years in prison. He could be on supervised release after 22 years. Heuer abused five children in Otter Tail and Mille Lacs Counties. 13 victim statements were delivered or spoken by impacted family members at the sentencing.
Support is pouring in for a family in Fosston, Minnesota - after a Facebook video of two siblings standing up to bullies at school - went viral. In the last 24 hours - the video has been shared almost 30-thousand times. The kids who were bullied and their parents say nothing has been done, and their kids are terrified of school. Jon and Sarah Cymbaluk met with school officials Thursday, concerned about 8-year old Anna and 7 year old Benjamin. The Superintendent says they are addressing the situation.
Here's what you'll find in today's Forum: Find out why The Kilbourne Group is considering demolishing a building to revitalize a block in downtown Fargo, and tune in for the news tonight: Reporter Kevin Wallevand has tips on what to eat in preparation for the Fargo Marathon.
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