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HAZELTON, N.D. -- A 61-year-old Bismarck motorcyclist died in a head-on crash with a semi on U.S. Highway 83 about 50 miles southeast of Bismarck on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 25. The man, who was riding a Harley-Davidson, has not yet been identified.
MINOT — A man is being sought after police said he robbed a pizza delivery man at gunpoint in southwest Minot late Monday night, Sept. 24. The 28-year-old victim said he was approached by a man with a gun who demanded money about 11:20 p.m., police said. The man then escaped with money belonging to the victim and the pizza business and took off on foot. He also took the pizza.
MINOT — An apparent fight between a man brandishing a large knife and another with a shotgun at a southwest Minot apartment building has resulted in the arrest of one of the men. Blake Lund, 37, of Minot, was arrested after police said an investigation revealed that he had forced open a door to an apartment and confronted a man with the knife about 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A 49-year-old Devils Lake man who was driving a pickup with a loaded cattle trailer died in a single-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon, Sept. 21, three miles south of the city on North Dakota Highway 20, said the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The man’s name was not released pending notification of family.
WILLISTON, N.D. — A 15-year-old Sidney, Mont., girl died in a three-vehicle crash in spotty foggy conditions seven miles west of Williston on Friday afternoon, Sept. 21. The girl’s name has not been released. The victim was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old girl, also from Sidney.
BISMARCK – A pipeline leak has spilled 1,520 barrels, or 63,840 gallons, of produced water onto rangeland in far western North Dakota about 14 miles west of Kildeer. The pipeline was part of a gathering system owned by Petro-Hunt LLC. Bill Suess, with the North Dakota Department of Health, said the landowner has been notified after the leak was discovered on Wednesday, Sept. 19, by the company when readings on pipeline meters were going funky.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 23-year-old Sioux Falls woman is on the run after being accused of shooting a man in a vehicle in the city and then dumping his body north of town along a rural road. Kelsey Rachel Roubideaux is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, said authorities. She is described as 5-foot-4, 180 pounds with tattoos on her neck and face. She is wanted on warrant for first degree manslaughter.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Authorities are continuing their investigating on Wednesday, Sept. 19, into the shooting death of a 40-year-old Sioux Falls man, whose body was found north of the city on a rural road near the small town of Renner. The victim has been identified as Lakendrick J Thornton. His body was found along the road on Tuesday morning. He died of a single gunshot wound, said Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead.
SISSETON, S.D. -- A 52-year-old Watertown man is still on the run after he took off following a fatal crash near Sisseton in far northeast South Dakota on Sept. 4. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Tuesday, Sept. 18, that Robert Keoke Jr., who was driving the vehicle, still had not been found.
BISMARCK -- Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Tuesday, and encouraged North Dakota residents to do the same, in memory of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It is the 17th anniversary of the attacks.