Accused One-Man Crime Wave in Grand Forks Set for Court Appearance Friday

Alleged, 1 Man Crime Wave In Grand Forks Appears In Court Friday GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man has been charged in a string of vehicle break-ins. Shea Kennedy made his initial appearance in Grand Forks District Court on this Friday.

Former North Dakota Sen. Ray Holmberg Set for August Plea Hearing in Child Sex Tourism Case

Ray Holmberg

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A plea hearing for former North Dakota Senator Ray Holmberg has been scheduled for early August. The hearing will take place at 10:30 a.m. on August 8 at the Quentin N. Burdick Federal Courthouse in Fargo. Holmberg, a Republican, is expected to admit to traveling to Prague multiple times with the… Continue reading Former North Dakota Sen. Ray Holmberg Set for August Plea Hearing in Child Sex Tourism Case

Nude Suspect in Aurora Stabbing Pleads Guilty: Sentencing Set for July

Brianna Schroeder

AURORA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In an unusual case from Aurora, Minnesota, Brianna Schroeder has pleaded guilty to first-degree assault following an April stabbing incident. Schroeder was arrested nude after an extensive search by law enforcement. Court records indicate she was also arrested for indecent exposure in Minneapolis last December. On April 14th, officers responded to… Continue reading Nude Suspect in Aurora Stabbing Pleads Guilty: Sentencing Set for July

Body Found in Car After Crash: Bizarre Incident in Olmsted County

Margot Lewis

OLMSTEAD COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update regarding a bizarre story out of Olmsted County, Minnesota. The suspect and victim have now been identified in a strange incident southeast of Rochester on Interstate 90. Officers discovered a deceased person in the car of 32-year-old Margot Lewis from North Liberty, Iowa. Lewis has been… Continue reading Body Found in Car After Crash: Bizarre Incident in Olmsted County

Chilling Confession: Fargo Man Admits to Killing Girlfriend Over Meth Dispute

Randall Dale Duffy

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo man who called the police to confess to the murder of his girlfriend made his first court appearance in Cass County Court on Tuesday, June 11. Randall Dale Duffy, 61, appeared via videoconference from the Cass County Jail. Although he represented himself during the proceeding, District Court Judge Nicholas… Continue reading Chilling Confession: Fargo Man Admits to Killing Girlfriend Over Meth Dispute

Intense Manhunt in Dalton, Minnesota Leads to Arrest of Carjacking Suspect

Eliezer Rodriguez

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – New details have emerged about the arrest of 31-year-old Eliezer Rodriguez, whose actions triggered a shelter-in-place order during an extensive search in Dalton, Minnesota, Otter Tail County, on Saturday. Rodriguez, a resident of Hutchinson, Minnesota, was apprehended on foot in a wooded area near Hansel Lake Rest Stop along I-94,… Continue reading Intense Manhunt in Dalton, Minnesota Leads to Arrest of Carjacking Suspect

Trial Set for Crookston Man Charged with Sexual Assault and Violence

Dale William Sorenson

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Dale William Sorenson, 60, of Crookston, faces multiple serious charges as he prepares for his July trial. Sorenson is accused of second-degree criminal sexual contact and making violent threats—both felonies—as well as fifth-degree assault, a gross misdemeanor. The incident reportedly occurred in September when police responded to a sexual assault… Continue reading Trial Set for Crookston Man Charged with Sexual Assault and Violence

Trial Date Set for Grand Forks Man Facing Multiple Sexual Assault Charges

Wilfredo Alejandro Lopez

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Wilfredo Alejandro Lopez, 23, is slated for trial in August, facing serious allegations of repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenager during 2021. Lopez faces six counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, with four of these counts carrying a mandatory minimum sentence of 12 years and a maximum of 30 years per… Continue reading Trial Date Set for Grand Forks Man Facing Multiple Sexual Assault Charges

Warroad Man Pleads Not Guilty to Wife’s Murder, Trial Date Set

David Allen Corneliusen, center, is flanked by two images of Mary Corneliusen

ROSEAU COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – David Allen Corneliusen, 64, of Warroad, waived his Monday, June 3, omnibus hearing and pleaded not guilty to the second-degree intentional murder of his wife. Facing up to 40 years in prison if convicted, Corneliusen’s case stems from an incident on Aug. 28, 2023. At 8:08 p.m. on that day,… Continue reading Warroad Man Pleads Not Guilty to Wife’s Murder, Trial Date Set

Trump Guilty on All 34 Counts in a Corrupt Court Case: Sentencing Set for July 11

NEW YORK, NY (trfnews.i234.me) – As of 4:07 p.m. CST, former President Donald Trump has been found guilty of all 34 counts of falsifying business records in a prolonged trial in New York City. This landmark verdict makes Trump the first former U.S. president to be convicted of criminal charges. The sentencing is scheduled for… Continue reading Trump Guilty on All 34 Counts in a Corrupt Court Case: Sentencing Set for July 11

Minnesota Man Set to Change Plea in Shocking Child Abuse Case

Manuel Martinez Jr.

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Minnesota man’s Thursday, May 23, final dispositional conference in Grand Forks County court was canceled because he plans to change his plea in the gross sexual imposition case. Manuel Martinez Jr., 47, is charged with four counts of Class AA felony gross sexual imposition-victim under the age of 15-defendant… Continue reading Minnesota Man Set to Change Plea in Shocking Child Abuse Case

A Guinness World Record for S’Mores Making Set at Fort Stevenson State Park, North Dakota

GARRISON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Fort Stevenson State Park in Garrison, North Dakota, made history on Saturday by breaking the Guinness World Record for the most people making s’mores simultaneously. The official count tallied 1,150 participants, marking a monumental achievement for the park and the community. This success wouldn’t have been possible without the support of… Continue reading A Guinness World Record for S’Mores Making Set at Fort Stevenson State Park, North Dakota

Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Austin Lester, Krissy Hinsley

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A federal jury trial date of June 25th has been scheduled, marking a pivotal moment in the harrowing case surrounding the death of three-year-old Ariana McKay. The young girl, laid to rest near St. Jerome’s Church in Fort Totten, North Dakota, tragically passed away on August 27th, 2022, at the… Continue reading Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

$200,000 Bail Set for Alleged Hospital Stabber as Competency Evaluation Looms

Darrick Whelan

WILLMAR, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, Darrick Michael Whelan, 31, of Willmar, faced a hefty $200,000 bail after allegedly stabbing a CentraCare employee earlier this week. However, the proceedings have been put on hold pending a competency assessment. Key details from the incident: Whelan, accused of second-degree assault with a dangerous… Continue reading $200,000 Bail Set for Alleged Hospital Stabber as Competency Evaluation Looms

Grand Forks Teen Held on $500,000 Bond for Alleged Murder

Cazmere Haskins

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Cazmere G. Haskins, a 17-year-old from Grand Forks, faced a daunting $500,000 cash or surety bond during his initial appearance in adult criminal court on Monday, March 18. Haskins stands accused of Class AA felony murder, a charge carrying a maximum penalty of life imprisonment without parole. The alleged incident… Continue reading Grand Forks Teen Held on $500,000 Bond for Alleged Murder