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UPDATE: FARGO -- One person is dead after rolling their vehicle on I-29 near 52nd Avenue around 8:10 p.m. Wednesday. According to our crew on scene the vehicle, which was driving northbound on I-29 rolled, ejecting the driver. The vehicle came to a halt near the ditch in the southbound lane.
According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, they found the body of 19-year-old Benjamin Widseth of Lengby around 2:00 p.m.
FARGO -- Emergency crews responded to a flipped semi off of I-29 around 5:20 p.m. Sunday in Fargo. According to our reporter the driver of the semi was treated for his injuries on scene. The cause of the crash is still unknown, stay with WDAY for additional information.
PEMBINA -- A Walhalla man is dead after his vehicle crashed in Pembina Wednesday. The North Dakota Highway patrol says the 53-year-old was driving a pickup east on Pembina County Road 1 Wednesday afternoon when he failed to negotiate a curve and went into the ditch. The vehicle rolled ejecting the driver and then catching fire.
CASS COUNTY, ND – A lawsuit for hundreds of millions of dollars filed against the Cass county Jail by four separate inmates has been dismissed by federal courts. On Friday, April 13, the United States District for North Dakota’s District issued an order dismissing the lawsuits, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The first case involved three separate complaints filed by three inmates in July of 2016.
Fargo's junior sled hockey players are now national champs. Hope INC's junior sled hockey team faced off against five other teams from around the country this weekend down in Chicago. They're competing at the "A" level for the first time at the National Disabled Sled Hockey Festival. They beat Philadelphia in the finals 2-1 earlier today - crowing Fargo's sled hockey team as National Champions. Hope INC says most of these teams have a talent pool of about 5 million people. Fargo-Moorhead's talent pool is about a quarter million.
FARGO -- Setup has begun for Friday night's annual Relay for Life at Fargo's North High. The event raises money for the american cancer society through research, missions, programs and awareness. The event will feature teams of students, school staff and cancer surviviors walking round-the-clock in the schools gym. The opening ceremony is at 6 pm at the Spartandome and will end Saturday morning at 6 am. Last year they raised $10,000 dollars. You can donate to the cause here .
FARGO - A man is behind bars after leading police on a chase through the metro, after shooting a gun at The Northern Gentleman's Club just before midnight Wednesday night.
BRECKENRIDGE -- A 3-year-old is dead after they were found not breathing in an apartment in Breckenridge on Tuesday, April 10th. According to the Breckenridge Police Department, authorities responded to a 911 call at the Park Manor apartments in Breckenridge for a 3-year-old that wasn't breathing. CPR was attempted but they weren't able to resuscitate the child. No immediate cause of death was apparent. An autopsy will be performed at the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office. The incident is still under investigation.
WEST FARGO -- Two adult women were unhurt after the vehicle they were in rolled over at 10:20 AM on Saturday, April 7th. According to a release by the West Fargo Police Department, the rollover happened at 12th Ave North West in the area of the City Lagoons. The two females in the vehicle weren't hurt and the vehicle sustained minor damage. Police say icey roadways and speed contributed to the rollover.