FARGO -- Fargo police were able to defuse a situation where they believed a suicidal woman was armed with a weapon.
Moorhead police are searching for a man who may also have a gun in public. Police tell us he may be in possession of 1 or more firearms. The man was not threatening anyone, but they set up a perimeter as a precaution. That perimeter was set up near apartment buildings around 16th Avenue and 18th Avenue South. Police say there is no risk to the public at this time, but they are still investigating. We will update you as we find out more.
A popular politician resigned in disgrace, a local hero made North Dakota proud, and the Bison are going back for more. We're looking back at the stories that captivated us in 2017. Here is the final part of our 4-part series: Donald Trump returned to North Dakota — this time as President of the United States. The Commander-in-Chief stopped in Mandan in September to talk tax reform. People buzzed about the President inviting Democrat Heidi Heitkamp on stage and Trump's daughter Ivanka's decision to travel to the Peace Garden State.
A local pageant queen made history, the daytime sky went dark, and a murder-kidnapping case broke our hearts. As we start this new year, we are looking back at the stories that delighted and devastated us in 2017. Here is the third in our four-part series: A Fargo man gained notoriety when he was called out for being a white supremacist. In August, Pete Tefft took part in a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, that turned violent and deadly. Pictures of him marching at the rally went viral.
A YouTube stunt goes horribly wrong and an argument in a parking lot goes viral. We are looking back on the stories that rocked our communities this year. Here is the second part of our four-part series: A disagreement inside a downtown Fargo bar moved outside and turned deadly in May. Darren Patterson was charged with manslaughter after a fight outside the HoDo that left two people unconscious. One of the men, Jamie Grant of Fargo, died days later. Court proceedings have been delayed several times.
From an officer killed in the line of duty, to a united front against opioid addiction. We are looking back at the stories that have shaken our communities and the ones that brought us together this year. Here is the first of our four-part series: 2017 began with tragedy. In January, Rolette County Deputy Colt Allery died when a man suspected of stealing a car and leading police on a chase shot him. The 29-year-old deputy had been with the department just three months.
BIG BIRCH LAKE, Minn.—One man was so cold, he jumped right out of his pants. Here's what one Grand Forks native has dubbed as 'Mr. Pants Man.' It was created by Teresa Dufner and a friend. These photos were sent to us over facebook and taken in Minnesota at Big Birch Lake. They soaked the pants in warm water and drained the excess off. Then, went outside and held it up until it froze.
VALLEY CITY, N.D.—You might see a plane tonight on the side of the interstate, after it made an emergency landing. State Highway Patrol officials say it happened here on I-94 about 12 miles west of Valley City. The 1974 Cessna Cardinal was flying from Fargo to Bismarck. That's when it started having serious engine problems around 5:30 p.m. The plane landed safely in the westbound lanes and taxi'd into the north ditch. Authorities are leaving the plane outside overnight so crews can work to get in daylight.
FARGO—WDAY TV is welcoming a new weekend anchor. You can see Nick Broadway anchoring every weekend alongside Angeline McCall. Nick graduated from MSUM in May 2016. His first day was Saturday.
FARGO—A bicyclist has been arrested this evening for riding drunk and resisting law enforcement, according to police. Police say the man tried to cross the street around 7 p.m. Saturday evening. That's when the bicycle rider was hit by a car 25th and 13th, by Dunn Brothers Coffee. Authorities say there were no major injuries. The bike rider, Scott Olsen, will be booked into jail on DUI charges. There was also a warrant for his arrest.