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August 25, 2017
Couple accused in kidnapping have at least 9 kids between them
FARGO — The last thing Brooke Lynn Crews put on the public portion of her Facebook page are the words: "When you truly stop caring what...
August 25, 2017 - 9:35pm
Family expresses frustration with police efforts finding missing Fargo woman, organizes own searches
FARGO -- Family and friends of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, frustrated by the lack of results in the search for her and the time it took to find...
August 25, 2017 - 9:07pm
July 12, 2017
Minnesota man pleads guilty to kidnapping, hitting estranged wife with car
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Cosmos man charged with hitting his estranged wife with a car and kidnapping her has pleaded guilty in Kandiyohi County...
July 12, 2017 - 6:40pm
June 26, 2017
Kinn sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child’s babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in prison...
June 26, 2017 - 3:25pm
June 21, 2017
Willmar man admits kidnapping 8-month-old baby from ex-girlfriend
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man who worked on a nearby dairy farm pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping an 8-month-old baby in February...
June 21, 2017 - 9:26pm
June 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to murder, kidnapping, sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who murdered his sex partner before kidnapping and raping a child in her care pleaded guilty to three felonies Tuesday....
June 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
May 26, 2017
Accused kidnapper gets prison time for child porn convictions
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl will now spend time in prison for four 2013 child porn convictions....
May 26, 2017 - 10:16am
May 11, 2017
Accused kidnapper found competent, jury trial date set
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl has been found competent to stand trial. According to an order...
May 11, 2017 - 5:21pm
April 24, 2017
Doctors believe accused kidnapper faked symptoms
BEMIDJI -- Doctors who treated a Bemidji man accused of kidnapping and raping a 5-year-old girl say he falsified symptoms of physical and mental illness and is able to participate in his defense.
April 24, 2017 - 5:22pm
March 22, 2017
Hearings postponed again in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
FARGO — A pair of evidentiary hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s appeal of his death sentence have been delayed again. An evidentiary...
March 22, 2017 - 5:33pm
March 20, 2017
Waiting for answers: Family of slain Bemidji woman wonders why no arrests, charges in her death
BEMIDJI—One morning in May 2015, Tuesdae Collopy heard from her cousin Melissa Norby. The two women usually talked multiple times a day,...
March 20, 2017 - 2:55pm
March 8, 2017
Prosecutors presented false info in Dru Sjodin murder trial, defense argues
FARGO — Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the man on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin, claim prosecutors presented false testimony...
March 8, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 3, 2017
Charges: West-central Minn. kidnapping came after repeated stalking
WILLMAR, Minn. — One day before he would be accused of kidnapping his estranged wife from her workplace, court documents say Cesar Octavia...
March 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 1, 2017
Police: Minnesota man kidnaps estranged wife from her workplace
WILLMAR, Minn. – Police say a 38-year-old Cosmos man hit his estranged wife with his vehicle as she left her Willmar workplace Wednesday morning,...
March 1, 2017 - 6:09pm
February 27, 2017
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman got out of the shower Thursday evening to find her 8-month-old daughter gone. So was her ex-boyfriend, Angel...
February 27, 2017 - 8:41pm