Noon News Update
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Officials say a fishing boat capsized near Longville Wednesday, drowning one man and forcing the other to swim for shore. It happened on Long Lake. 72-year-old Robert Schachtschneider was in a boat with another man when their boat capsized. No foul play is suspected in the drowning.
A man was arrested early today in Fargo after allegedly driving a stolen car, and is facing additional charges after damaging a police car. 40-year-old Daniel Tail was arrested on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle. While Tail was in the back of the squad car, he began kicking at the right-side rear window damaging the door frame. Tail was also charged with criminal mischief and driving under suspension.
Grand Forks police have identified two suspects in a murder. 29-year-old Delvin Shaw is wanted on charges of murder and burglary. He's considered armed and dangerous. 18-year-old Dametrian Welch faces charges of burglary and conspiracy to commit murder. He's in jail for an unrelated warrant. 24-year-old Jose Lopez died Tuesday after being shot multiple times in his apartment.
A former police officer arrested is arrested in connection with human remains found in two suitcases. The 52-year-old West Allis man, Steven Zelich, is in custody. He is expected to appear in court Friday. Zelich is being held on two counts of hiding a corpse. He was arrested Wednesday when detectives wearing hazmat suits removed bags of evidence and a refrigerator from his suburban Milwaukee apartment. Authorities say the remains of 37-year-old Laura Simonson, of Farmington, Minnesota, and another unidentified female were found June 5 in two suitcases discarded along a rural Wisconsin road.
Australia's transport minister says he's confident Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was flying on autopilot when it disappeared March 8th on a flight from Malaysia to Beijing. The search for the plane will shift even farther south of an area of the southern Indian Ocean.
Lots of people who attended an electronic dance music show in Boston showed up intoxicated. Nearly two dozen were taken to the hospital. The show featured Swedish disc jockey Avicii. This comes after two people died at a Las Vegas music festival attended by Avicii.
President Obama will be in Minnesota today. How long would you wait in line to see him? This was the line in St. Paul for tickets to Friday's speech at a town hall there. It stretches around a lake and way down the road. While in Minnesota, Mr. Obama will hold a town hall meeting, headline a Democratic fundraiser and speak about raising the minimum wage. The president is also spending time today with a Minneapolis mother who wrote to him about her struggles to make ends meet. He's doing it in an effort to put a human face on the economic policies Democrats are championing.
Here's what you'll find in today's Forum: Area schools taking a new approach to cheating.
And coming up tonight on the news: With the World Cup underway, reporter Drew Trafton takes a look at the growth of soccer in America and in our region.
Time now for our retweet of the day...it's from Sports Center...it says: FIFA has suspended Luis Suárez for nine games and four months overall, including club matches.
The soccer player from Uruguay bit an Italian opponent during a World Cup game. Double ouch. As for team USA, we play Germany this afternoon in Brazil.
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