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The Latest: Pence to Survey Nebraska Flood Damage Tuesday

Fargo's mayor declares an emergency and asks residents to fill sandbags, Illinois and others brace for worst flooding in half-century

Gabe Schmidt, owner of Liquid Trucking, back right, travels by air boat with Glenn Wyles, top left, Mitch Snyder, bottom right, and Juan Jacobo, bottom left, as they survey damage from the flood waters of the Platte River, in Plattsmouth, Neb., Sunday, March 17, 2019. Hundreds of people remained out of their homes in Nebraska, but rivers there were starting…

Opening Statements Today in Savanna Greywind Murder Case

FARGO, N.D. – Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday for a North Dakota man charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the killing of a 22-year-old woman who bled to death when her baby was cut from her womb. William Hoehn (hayn) has admitted to covering up the death of Savanna Greywind, who was eight months pregnant when she was killed…

Savanna Greywind Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty To Charges

FARGO, N.D. – A North Dakota woman is pleading guilty for her part in the death of an eight-month pregnant woman. Brooke Crews pleaded guilty to all charges today. She and her boyfriend William Hoehn are accused of kidnapping and killing 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. Savanna’s baby was found alive inside of the couple’s home. Authorities have not disclosed how Greywind…

Woman Charged In Pregnant Fargo Woman’s Death To Change Plea

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A woman charged in the death of a pregnant North Dakota woman intends to change her not-guilty plea. Thirty-eight-year-old Brooke Crews filed a change-of-plea notice Monday in Cass County court. A hearing is set for Dec. 11. Crews and her boyfriend, 32-year-old William Hoehn, are each charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the death of…

Xcel Energy Building 175 New Wind Turbines

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Xcel Energy is adding to its wind power. The utility company is partnering with Wanzek Construction of West Fargo to build a wind farm in Dickey County and another in Iowa with some turbines located in Minnesota. Construction of the Foxtail Wind Farm in Dickey County is planned for 2018. The Freeborn Wind Farm, mainly…

Female Suspect In Greywind Murder Makes Court Appearance

FARGO, S.D. – One of two people accused in the kidnapping and murder of a pregnant Fargo woman appeared in court Thursday. Brooke Crews is accused of conspiracy to commit Savanna Greywind’s murder, kidnapping her baby girl and giving false information to police, purposely misleading the investigation. Savanna Greywind’s friends and family packed the courtroom with some wearing ‘Justice for…

Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Death Of Fargo Mother

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A woman accused of conspiring to kill a Fargo woman and take her infant has pleaded not guilty to three charges. Brooke Crews showed no emotion Thursday during her brief appearance in East Central District Court. She is charged with conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and giving false information to officers. Her boyfriend, William Hoehn, pleaded…

Teen Dies At North Dakota State University Dorm

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A teenager believed to be from Minnesota died after being found unresponsive in a North Dakota State University residence hall. The university says campus police were notified about a 17-year-old male who was unresponsive at Sevrinson Hall about midday Sunday. The live-saving efforts of emergency medical crews were unsuccessful. The teen was not a student at…

Boyfriend Of Slain Fargo Woman Awarded Custody Of Child

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – The boyfriend of slain Fargo woman Savanna Greywind has been granted custody of the couple’s infant daughter. Ashton Matheny says after a closed court hearing Tuesday that the proceedings were emotional and he was excited about the judge’s decision. He said he looks forward to sharing her life with Greywind’s parents. The family issued a statement…

SF Group Holds Vigil For Fargo Murder Victim

A Sioux Falls group gathered tonight to remember a 22-year-old Fargo woman who police say was violently killed. Authorities found Savanna Greywind’s body, wrapped in plastic, Sunday night in the Red River. A newborn, believed to be Greywind’s, was found with two people who have been charged with conspiracy of murder. These disturbing details are driving community members to stand…

Police: Missing Fargo Woman Died Of ‘Homicidal Violence’

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Authorities say a missing North Dakota woman whose body was found in the Red River had been violently killed. Fargo police announced Tuesday that 22-year-old Savanna Greywind’s cause of death was homicidal violence. Investigators didn’t release further details of a preliminary autopsy on Greywind, who was eight months pregnant when she disappeared earlier this month. She…

Charges: Fargo Woman’s Story On Baby Changed

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Prosecutors in North Dakota say a woman charged in the disappearance of a pregnant woman admitted taking advantage of the woman in an attempt to get her baby. But charges filed Monday against Brooke Lynn Crews and her boyfriend, William Hoehn, don’t shed any light on how 22-year-old Savanna Greywind died. Her body was found Sunday…

Suspects In Pregnant Fargo Woman’s Death To Be Charged

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Two suspects in the death of a pregnant woman in North Dakota will face three charges including conspiracy to commit murder. That charge carries a potential punishment of life in prison without parole. Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick says 38-year-old Brooke Crews and 32-year-old William Hoehn are scheduled to appear in court Monday afternoon to…

Fargo Police: Body of Savanna Greywind Found

FARGO, N.D.- Fargo Police Chief David Todd has confirmed the body of Savanna Greywind has been found. “If you’re the praying type, please do so for the Greywind family.” The Fargo Police Department posted on Facebook. Chief Todd says a body was discovered around 8:20 Sunday night. An hour later, the body was identified as Savanna Greywind. Her body will…

Police Asking For Public’s Help In Searching For Missing Fargo Woman

1/3 Courtesy: Fargo Police Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Courtesy: Fargo Police Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: Fargo Police Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. – Fargo police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Fargo woman who disappeared almost a week ago. Police say a then 8-moths pregnant Savanna Greywind was last seen Saturday at…

Fargo Family Disavows Son Who Was At White Supremacist Event

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota family has disowned an adult son who attended a gathering of white supremacists that turned violent over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. Pearce Tefft says in a letter to The Forum of Fargo that he and his family “loudly repudiate” the “vile, hateful and racist rhetoric and actions” of his 30-year-old son, Peter…

Sanford Medical Center Open In Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – One of the largest private construction projects in the Dakotas is open for business. Sanford Health has opened a $494 million hospital in Fargo. Sanford Medical Center in North Dakota’s largest city has 284 beds, 28 operating rooms and 51 emergency bays. The new 1 million-square-foot hospital is North Dakota’s largest medical center and includes an…

SF Man Questions Meaning Behind Oil Company Sign

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A sign on the northeast side of Sioux Falls is turning people’s heads. At first glance, some might think it reads ‘fuse’. But one man is taking a closer look, questioning whether there might be an inappropriate meaning behind the letters, instead. Everyday hundreds of people drive along I-90 heading east, but few have noticed what…