Identification of Missing Minnesota Man’s Remains Found in Arizona After Nearly 50 Years

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (trfnews.i234.me) – In a remarkable turn of events, authorities in Arizona have finally identified the remains of a Minnesota man who had been missing for almost half a century. The saga began when farmers, engaged in the pursuit of a runaway pig, stumbled upon skeletal remains in 1975 near Flagstaff, Arizona. The Identification… Continue reading Identification of Missing Minnesota Man’s Remains Found in Arizona After Nearly 50 Years

Crookston Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Jorge Alberto Torres, Jr.

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Crookston man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison followed by 20 years of probation for producing images and videos showing the sexual abuse of a minor girl. Jorge Alberto Torres, Jr., 52, was arrested after the victim reported his actions to school officials and law enforcement.… Continue reading Crookston Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie's Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII (trfnews.i234.me) – After nearly 83 years since he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s remains will finally return to his home state of Minnesota. Gusie, a graduate of White Bear Lake High School in 1939, served aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma during the devastating… Continue reading Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

Renewed Search Underway for Minnesota Woman Missing Since 1994

Tamara Bradley

BLAINE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities have reignited efforts to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of Tamara Bradley, a Minnesota woman who vanished nearly three decades ago. Acting on a recent tip, investigators commenced a search on Monday at a park in Blaine, aiming to shed light on Bradley’s mysterious fate. Tamara Bradley, then 30… Continue reading Renewed Search Underway for Minnesota Woman Missing Since 1994

Cody James Belgarde Sentenced to Over 27 Years for Teen’s Murder and Arson

Cody James Belgarde

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Cody James Belgarde, 37, from Saint Michael, Spirit Lake Nation, received a 327-month sentence for killing 17-year-old Leroy Chapin of Parshall on January 14, 2021. The incident involved second-degree murder and arson, with Belgarde shooting Chapin with a shotgun at his own house. He then set the house on fire to… Continue reading Cody James Belgarde Sentenced to Over 27 Years for Teen’s Murder and Arson

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced to 90 Years for Killing Infant Son

Dylan Castimore

SIOUX FALLS, SD (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing turn of events, Dylan Castimore, a 24-year-old Sioux Falls resident, faced the judgment of the court today, receiving a staggering 90-year sentence for the tragic death of his 8-week-old son, Daxton. The sentence, delivered Friday morning, April 19, at the South Dakota State Penitentiary, marked the culmination… Continue reading Sioux Falls Man Sentenced to 90 Years for Killing Infant Son

Ogema Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pine Point Cousin Killing

michael Croud

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a courtroom drama that shook the community, Michael Croud, 41, from Ogema, Minnesota, faced justice for the tragic death of his cousin, David Hanks, 35, last year in Pine Point. Croud received a severe sentence of 45 years in prison for the heinous act. Here’s a summary of the… Continue reading Ogema Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pine Point Cousin Killing

Father Sentenced to 10 Years After Toddler Survives Drug Overdose

Alexander Gothberg

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Alexander Gothberg of Grand Forks has been sentenced to 10 years in prison following a harrowing incident in April 2023, where his 2-year-old daughter survived ingesting his drugs. Under a plea deal, Gothberg pleaded guilty to six felonies, including child endangerment and drug-related offenses. In April 2023, Gothberg’s daughter overdosed… Continue reading Father Sentenced to 10 Years After Toddler Survives Drug Overdose

Father Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Murdering 2-Year-Old Daughter

Dariaz Higgins

AUSTIN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic case that shook the community, Dariaz Higgins, 40, faced sentencing on Wednesday, April 3, for the murder of his 2-year-old daughter, Noelani Robinson, in March 2019. Higgins, already serving a life sentence for another murder, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Mower County District Court. 1. The Gruesome… Continue reading Father Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Murdering 2-Year-Old Daughter

Day Care Provider Sentenced to Two Decades for Baby’s Murder: A Heartbreaking Tale of Justice

Patricia Wick

CARRINGTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a poignant 2 1/2-hour sentencing hearing, the tragic tale of 5-month-old Reed Nelson’s death unfolded. Before victim impact statements, the medical examiner vividly described Reed’s demise, leaving his family shattered. “You have stolen the joy of us seeing Reed’s first steps, his first words,” lamented Brittany, Reed’s mother. Reed’s brother… Continue reading Day Care Provider Sentenced to Two Decades for Baby’s Murder: A Heartbreaking Tale of Justice

Council on American-Islamic Relations Reports Highest Number of Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents in 28 Years

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reported a record high number of anti-Muslim bias incidents last year, with 8,061 complaints received. This marks the highest number of such cases since CAIR began tracking hate crimes in 1994. The data was released as part of their annual civil rights report which documents… Continue reading Council on American-Islamic Relations Reports Highest Number of Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents in 28 Years

Ex-Warren, Minnesota Attorney Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Murdering Ex-Wife

WARREN, MN. (trfnews.i234.me) Anders Odegaard, a former attorney in Warren, Minnesota has been sentenced to 18-years in prison for beating death of his wife in August of 2022. Andre odard a former attorney from Warren Minnesota has been sentenced to 18 years in prison with credit for 17 months already served in the beating death… Continue reading Ex-Warren, Minnesota Attorney Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Murdering Ex-Wife

North Dakota Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Assaulting Elderly Parents

MCVILLE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for beating his elderly parents at McVille, North Dakota last summer. 52-year-old Darren Lyn Harter pled guilty under a flea agreement and has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for beating his elderly parents last July he gets credit for nearly… Continue reading North Dakota Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Assaulting Elderly Parents

Grand Forks Experiences Trio of New Year’s Eve Crimes

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man who’s address is listed as homeless in Fargo is now facing a trio of felonies in Grand Forks. a 35-year-old Joseph Thompson address listed as homeless in Fargo has been charged with a trio of felonies in gr Force County according to court documents he was the passenger in… Continue reading Grand Forks Experiences Trio of New Year’s Eve Crimes

Yet Another Ice Rescue of Fishermen on New Year’s Day in Northern Minnesota

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have another ice rescue of fishermen in Northern Minnesota on this New Years Day. This time on Lake of the Woods. no I’m not kidding it sounds like we have another ice rescue underway in northern Minnesota this time on Lake of the Woods earlier this week we… Continue reading Yet Another Ice Rescue of Fishermen on New Year’s Day in Northern Minnesota

Investigation Reveals Hundreds of Drug Packages Sent to Moorhead, MN Over 3 Years

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A native of South Korea is facing a dozen felony drug charges. His girlfriend has already been convicted in the case. Joo Hong allegedly setup many of his shipments out of Oakland, California. a three-year-long investigation has ended in Moorhead with a dozen felony drug charges against you Hong court documents say… Continue reading Investigation Reveals Hundreds of Drug Packages Sent to Moorhead, MN Over 3 Years

New Update: Convicted Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Killing Young Grand Forks Woman

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An immigrant from somalia, Ahmed Abdullahi of East Grand Forks was sentenced to 35 years in prison today under a plea deal, where he plead guilty to the murder. He will face deportation after his sentence is served. ahmed abdullahi a former east grand forks resident has now been sentenced to… Continue reading New Update: Convicted Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Killing Young Grand Forks Woman

Grand Forks Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Child Sex Crime

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man was sentenced to 35-years in prison this week, after being convicted in a child sex case last March. [Music] david walter gaddy was sentenced to 50 years in prison this week with 15 years suspended the sentence follows a jury finding him guilty of four counts of… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Child Sex Crime

New Year’s Eve Bar Capacity Counts in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) It appears Grand Forks Police may have been conducting bar capacity head counts on New Years Eve as part of the Executive Order that limits capacity during our pandemic. here’s a look at downtown grand forks on new year’s day evening straight ahead up there across the bridge is east grand… Continue reading New Year’s Eve Bar Capacity Counts in Grand Forks

Retrospective: 40 Years After the Gordon Kahl Shootout in Medina

MEDINA, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Thirty-seven years after the Gordon Kahl shootout in Medina, North Dakota that left 2 U.S. Marshals dead, Scott Faul, who was sentenced to life in prison for his part in the murders has filed for a release from prison. a plea to be released from a federal prison in sandstone minnesota this… Continue reading Retrospective: 40 Years After the Gordon Kahl Shootout in Medina