Grand Forks Woman Accused of Strangling Mother with Purse Strap Pleads Not Guilty

Brianna Lynn Thomas

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Grand Forks woman accused of attempting to murder her mother waived her preliminary hearing on Monday, May 13, and pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. Brianna Lynn Thomas, 20, faces up to 20 years in prison for Class A felony attempted murder and is also charged with Class… Continue reading Grand Forks Woman Accused of Strangling Mother with Purse Strap Pleads Not Guilty

Grand Forks School Board Votes Not to Renew Contract of Ben Franklin Elementary School Principal

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a special meeting, the Grand Forks School Board decided not to renew the contract of Ben Franklin Elementary School principal, Joshua Mailhot. Superintendent Terry Brenner recommended the non-renewal citing several reasons: Performance Issues: Mailhot’s inability to follow directives, provide a clear vision for the school, maintain trust with staff,… Continue reading Grand Forks School Board Votes Not to Renew Contract of Ben Franklin Elementary School Principal

Fertile Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Conduct Charges Amidst Shocking Allegations

Ilia Grigory Basargin

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic courtroom scene, Ilia Grigory Basargin of Fertile, Minnesota, stood before the judge on Thursday, April 18, and firmly pleaded not guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. The 32-year-old was embroiled in controversy after being accused of engaging in sexual conduct with two juvenile girls, one under… Continue reading Fertile Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Conduct Charges Amidst Shocking Allegations

U.S. Senator’s Son Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide Charges in Crash That Killed North Dakota Deputy

Ian Cramer

WASHBURN, N.D. (trfnews.i234.me) – Ian Cramer, 43, son of U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer, entered a not guilty plea to charges including homicide in connection with a December 6 crash that resulted in the death of a North Dakota sheriff’s deputy. Cramer, facing felony charges of homicide, preventing arrest, reckless endangerment, and fleeing an officer, along… Continue reading U.S. Senator’s Son Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide Charges in Crash That Killed North Dakota Deputy

Grand Forks Man Pleads Not Guilty to Four Felony Drug Charges

Nolli Hedaria Neal Sr.

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Nolli Hedaria Neal Sr., 50, made a significant legal maneuver by waiving his preliminary hearing, which was slated for Monday, April 15, and entered a plea of not guilty to four felony drug crimes in Grand Forks. Neal’s legal troubles began in March when law enforcement executed a search warrant… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Pleads Not Guilty to Four Felony Drug Charges

Alleged Shoplifter Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Grand Forks County

Benjamin Mikkel Pawlowski

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Benjamin Mikkel Pawlowski, 30, faced a pivotal moment in his legal battle as he waived his preliminary hearing, scheduled for Monday, April 15, and entered a plea of not guilty to a slew of charges in Grand Forks County. The charges stem from an incident where Pawlowski allegedly shoplifted merchandise… Continue reading Alleged Shoplifter Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Grand Forks County

Grand Forks Man Pleads Not Guilty to Horrific Crimes Against a Child

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Ja’Haun Kardelle Stafford, 38, appeared in court on Wednesday, April 3, after a preliminary hearing determined probable cause for his case to proceed. Facing grave charges, Stafford pleaded not guilty to sexual and violent offenses against a child. Stafford’s charges include a Class AA felony for gross sexual imposition involving… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Pleads Not Guilty to Horrific Crimes Against a Child

Travel Not Recommended Throughout the Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) No travel advised up and down the Valley. no travel advice across much of the valley on this Tuesday Morning here’s a look at North Dakota Minnesota road do road maps at 7:30 a.m. you can see I29 up and down the valley no travel advised over on the Minnesota side… Continue reading Travel Not Recommended Throughout the Valley