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WDAY—Graco Children's Products is recalling thousands of car seats because the harness may cause an injury. If you bought the car seat My Ride 65 convertible, you may want to check the model number. Graco is recalling more than 25,000 because the webbing in the harness can break. Graco traced the problem back to one batch made on July 22nd of 2014. If your car seat is part of the recall, Graco says it will provide a replacement harness free of charge. Here is the full list of affected model numbers:
JAMESTOWN—A bison calf is getting a chance at life thanks to the staff at the National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown. Rosebud is 3-weeks-old. She's rare because she was born a twin and bison mothers typically reject one of the two calves when they give birth to twins. That's what happened to Rosebud. Staff at the museum are bottle feeding her now. They plan on returning her to the herd once she makes the switch to solids by the end of the summer.
FARGO—A death investigation is underway in Fargo for a 2-year-old girl. Fargo Police say they got a 911 call Monday. An autopsy has since been done, which found no medical explanation and no indications of homicidal violence or signs of criminal activity.
FARGO—Fargo Police say a new scam uses a department phone number to lure victims. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS, you may be talking to a scammer. The Grand Forks Police Department passed along the warning to Fargo police after it fielded a report. Here's the number you need to look out for; 701-235-4493. It's a real call back number for the Fargo Police Department, but the department says it does not make calls on behalf of the IRS.
NORTH DAKOTA—The North Dakota Department of Health hopes to educate more people about HIV awareness with the help of open forums. The Department want people to have the most factual and up-to-date information on the infection. They say there's still a lot of misconceptions about the disease even though HIV has been around for more than 30-years. They plan to discuss transmission, prevention and treatment. Forums will take place in both Grand Forks and Fargo starting the first weekend in June.
NORTH DAKOTA—Extra troopers are patrolling this weekend in Southeast North Dakota in hopes of preventing any alcohol-induced crashes. Troopers are working overtime this weekend in Ransom, Sargent, LaMoure and Dickey Counties all through Saturday. The goal? To stop any crashes from drunk drivers. In this region alone alcohol is to blame for 50-percent of deaths from road accidents.
MINOT -- A large fire at a recycling plant in Minot filled the sky there with smoke. Firefighters from Minot Central, Minot Rural and Burlington came to help contain the fire at Earth Recycling. The video above of the fire comes from Youtube. City officials say the Minot Fire Department and North Dakota Department of Health are doing tests to monitor air quality in the area.
Washington, D.C. (WDAY News) - Law Enforcement and surviving family members arrived at the US Capitol for today's Law Enforcement Memorial Service before 9 a.m. Eastern Time. Forty uniformed Fargo Police Officers and the Jason Moszer family gathered for the event honoring 143 fallen officers who died this past year. The event is set to start at 11 a.m. Eastern Time with President Donald Trump expected to attend. WDAY TV News will have the full story tonight at 5, 6 and 10 PM.
FARGO—Fire crews say a cigarette butt caused a deck fire at a mobile home in Fargo on Monday. It happened off of 25th and 6th Avenue in Fargo. At it's height, the fire was about 3 to 4 feet high. The Fargo Fire department says it's important to use a glass or metal ashtray in hot or windy weather. "Never use plastic containers for your ashtray. You always want to use approved metal containers. Cigarette can smolder for hours and hours in dry days when it's windy like this," said Captain Ben Swanson, Fargo Fire Department.
HECTOR, Minn.—Five people from Hitterdal, including children, are hurt after their van was hit by a semi Sunday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says 31-year-old Chelsea Anderson was heading north in Hector when she stopped at an intersection. She then drove through the intersection and was hit on the passenger side by a semi. Anderson, along with 36-year-old Adam Anderson and three children ages 3, 6 and 7, were hurt and taken to the hospital, but they're expected to be OK.