FOSSTON, Minn. -- The suspect in last week’s arson attack on a Somali business in Grand Forks has been arrested. Polk County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew William Gust, 25, East Grand Forks, late Monday night at a Super 8 Motel in Fosston, according to a news release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A veteran University of North Dakota police officer has been charged with 10 felonies after law enforcement officers say they found child pornography on his laptop. Paul Bradley Meagher, 42, was charged Wednesday with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, all Class C felonies, in Grand Forks District Court after being arrested Tuesday evening.
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Mississippi woman who worked at an American Crystal Sugar Co. plant during a labor dispute won nearly $140,000 in damages through a sexual harassment lawsuit last week. In a divided verdict, six of seven jury members voted to award Terra Fields $136,781 in damages for lost wages and emotional distress, finding she was the victim of sexual harassment by a Strom Engineering Corporation supervisor.