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Past articles by Erika:

Bismarck man enters plea agreement for raping minors

Dawson Rouse, 24, pleaded guilty last Feb. to 15 federal charges, including charges for raping minors. → Read More

Then and now: North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation

More than 100 years ago a Bureau of Criminal Investigation agent was killed in the line of duty in a Minot. → Read More

Mandan man sentenced to five years in federal prison for drugs, weapons charges

A U.S. District Judge sentenced a Mandan man to five years in prison for drug and weapons charges, including charges related to explosive devices. → Read More

Body cameras for more North Dakota law enforcement agencies

Bismarck police officers will soon use body cameras on duty. Last week the city commission approved the department’s $1.2 million request to use a company named Axon to outfit the department with the technology. They’re joining several other departments in the state. → Read More

Morton County deputies seize four pounds of meth in bust

Morton County sheriff’s deputies say they seized four pounds of meth in a traffic stop Sunday. → Read More

AG reports “skyrocketing” fentanyl crisis in Montana

“Skyrocketing” is how the Montana attorney general describes the prevalence of fentanyl in the state. Numbers released by the Montana Attorney General’s Office Friday illustrate the scope of the crisis. → Read More

Bond set at $100,000 for Bismarck man accused of shooting woman

The woman received treatment for her injuries at the hospital. → Read More

Eddy County law enforcement looking for person of interest in homicide

Sheriff's deputies say Nicholas Poitra is armed and extremely dangerous. → Read More

Justice Bahr sentences Bismarck woman to life for conspiring to kill husband, burn home

Justice Douglas Bahr sentenced 41-year-old Nikki Entzel to life in prison with the possibility of parole. → Read More

Police suspect man of attempted murder, bring him into custody

A 29-year-old attempted murder suspect is in custody. → Read More

Former Beulah bank president sentenced to two years for bank fraud

A U.S. District Court Judge sentenced a former Beulah bank president to two years in prison for defrauding multiple banks. → Read More

One injured in fire in eastern portion of Bismarck

Bismarck Rural and Bismarck City firefighters responded to the scene. → Read More

Flasher second graders call 911

Responders say it’s important to know what to do in an emergency. They say even young children can be taught about 911 and when and when not to place a call. Second graders in Flasher met with law enforcement and dispatchers to learn that lesson first-hand. → Read More

High caseloads for attorneys across nation opens discussion on access to legal representation in ND

In some areas across the country, those facing battles in court are having trouble finding representation. Shortages of attorneys, especially public defenders, funding and resources have created what some legal professionals say is a “crisis in the West.” → Read More

Man sentenced to 60 days for Bismarck shooting incident

A district court judge sentenced a 19-year-old to 60 days in jail for a Bismarck shooting incident. → Read More

Cause of Mandan home explosion believed to be accidental

Criminal activity was not the cause of an explosion at a Mandan home. → Read More

Woman to serve 1.5 years in prison for Menards altercation

A Bismarck woman involved in an altercation at Menards will serve one and a half years in prison. → Read More

Dickinson Museum Center to install lactation pod for nursing moms

Mothers visiting the Dickinson Museum Center will soon have their own space to feed their babies. → Read More

A discussion on true crime

Tragedies like the Idaho or the RJR murders often capture public attention. Discussions on social media share fear, anger and heartbreak, but for many the interest goes deeper. → Read More

Bismarck man pleads guilty to terrorizing for incident that led to multi-day police chase

Judge Bonnie Storbakken sentenced him to five years in prison → Read More