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Welcome to your news update. I'm Dominique Brogle. CREWS PLEADS GUILTY Three guilty pleas have drastically changed the momentum of the case of murdered Fargo mother-to-be, Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind. 38-year-old Brooke Crews pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping, and providing false information to police.
FARGO—Seventy-four kids in the Fargo metro now have a place to rest their heads thanks to an annual program. Monday, Slumberland, the Salvation Army, and the Knights of Columbus teamed up to deliver more than 50 mattress sets to families in need. For the 23rd year, Slumberland Furniture is spreading Christmas cheer with its unique program called, "Homes for the Holidays." Volunteers met at the West Fargo furniture store early this morning to deliver beds to 74 kids in the metro. I followed two volunteers to a Fargo home, where I met Cristta White Owl.
FARGO—Holiday shopping season is upon us and if you still have a few names to check off your list you're in luck. If you missed the Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals, no worries? Niki Larson, the West Acres Digital Marketing Manager says, you can still find discounts as we get close to Christmas. "This weekend for example, there's 40-percent off at a lot of stores including Express, LOFT, AND GAP. You're also going to see big sales at our department stores, Macy's has their 'Friends and Family sale, Herberger's has their biggest storewide sale," said Larson.
FARGO—Christmas came early for kids at Sanford's Children's Hospital. Twenty-three local Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores raised money for the 30th annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising campaign. It took the stores two months to raise more than $250,000. Thursday, store associates were able to show off their hard work with this check, and a 'Frozen' sleigh for kids to play with. Claire Windus was the first patient to try out the sleigh and store associates smiled and watched her play.
FARGO—Holiday season is upon us. If you've already completed your shopping list, but you still have the urge to go to the store, you're in luck. You can shop and give back to seniors in the Fargo area through 'Be a Santa for a Senior.' If you want to be a Santa this is what you have to do: visit a Family Fare or Courts Plus, pick up an ornament, and then drop off the items requested at the same store you got the list from. Seniors are asking for items like gloves, blankets and socks. The entire process is anonymous, but caretakers say it's rewarding.
Welcome to your news update. I'm Dominique Brogle. FRANKEN ACCUSATIONS Two more women are accusing Minnesota Senator Al Franken of sexual misconduct, bringing the total number to eight. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said, "We need to draw a line in the sand and say none of this is ok." And, now many politicians are taking a stand.
FARGO—You can break a sweat and give back to people in need at the same time. This Friday, the downtown Fargo YMCA is offering a candlelight yoga class from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. The class is free for gym members. Non-members are asked to make a $5-dollar donation to the gym's Livestrong Foundation which supports cancer survivors and people receiving treatment. The candlelight yoga instructor says, this class is a great way to unwind this season.
GREYWIND CASE A suspect in the Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind case will be in court today. William Hoehn is charged with conspiring to murder Greywind, and conspiring to kidnap her unborn child. Savanna was eight months pregnant when she disappeared on August 19th.
Welcome to your news update. I'm Dominique Brogle. FUGITIVE ON THE RUN A warning from the FBI in Minnesota, an armed and dangerous man is on the run. They say 21-year-old Derek Paddy is wanted for an armed robbery from Thanksgiving Day on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, and a shooting last Thursday.
Welcome to your news update. I'm Dominique Brogle. FIRE DESTROYS GARAGE destroys A garage is a total loss after a devastating fire in Polk County. Here's a look at the damages along 141 St. SW in rural East Grand Forks.