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FARGO - A Fargo family was awoken to lightning striking way too close for comfort around 3 a.m. during a storm on Friday morning. It happened along 56th Avenue in Fargo. WDAY News was the only crew on scene. The Fargo Fire Department battalion chief told our crew that they believe the lightning may have hit the house's electrical panel.
UPDATE: The Silver Alert has been cancelled. Officials say 66-year-old Kathleen Richards has been located. ______ BISMARCK - A Silver Alert has been issued at the request of the Bismarck Police in locating a 66-year-old North Dakota woman.
UPDATE: Fargo police say a man with a gun is still on the loose this morning after robbing a liquor store.
WATFORD CITY, ND - More than two dozen people are hurt and a rescue operation is underway after a morning storm slammed through an RV park in Watford City around midnight.
FARGO – A motorcyclist seriously injured in a crash here Friday morning, July 6, is expected to be charged with driving under the influence, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
UPDATE: Two people are now in custody this morning, after ramming a truck into a home in the Woodbury Park neighborhood in Fargo. Police tracked down 24-year-old Damien Troy and a passenger who fled the scene afterterward.
RAMSEY COUNTY, ND - The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) of the season. NDDoH said the individual lives in Ramsey County and was not hospitalized for their illness. Last year, the department received reports that 62 people contracted the virus. Over 35 percent of the cases resulted in hospitalizations, including two deaths.
The GOP has unanimously voted to grant Secretary of State Al Jaeger a letter of support for the race. Jaeger says he is humbled by the support for the Republican Party. He will now appear on this November's ballot as an independent and will face Democrat Joshua Boschee. Jaeger has won the Secretary of State election seven times. He originally lost the GOP endorsement to Will Gardner who pulled out of the race after reports of window-peeping surfaced.
GRANDIN, N.D. – An early morning traffic stop Tuesday, June 5, near here in Cass and Traill counties turned dangerous, according to authorities.
FARGO -- A man ended up in the hospital Sunday following a fight outside Scheels Arena. Police responded to the 5200 block of 32nd Avenue South just after 5:30 Sunday afternoon. Witnesses reported the man was assaulted by a group of 20 to 30 men. The victim was knocked unconsious. Sheyenne High School's graduation ceremony was just wrapping up at the time. When police and emergency responders arrived, the group had dispersed and the victim didn't offer any information. He was taken to the hospital by friends.