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June 16, 2019
Appeals for Sjodin killer Rodriguez could last another decade
GRAND FORKS — After 13 years of litigation, the judicial system is still far from finished with Alfonso Rodriguez. Rodriguez, the Crookston,...
June 16, 2019 - 7:20am
February 9, 2019
Lengthy hearing for killer of UND student underscores seemingly endless nature of death-row appeals
FARGO — The recent post-conviction hearing for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. underscored how prolonged the appeal process can be for a federal death...
February 9, 2019 - 2:56pm
February 7, 2019
Focus shifts to victim as killer's appeal hearing enters final days
FARGO — A post-conviction hearing for convicted kidnapper and killer Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. began wrapping up in federal court on Wednesday,...
February 7, 2019 - 7:45pm
Mental health hearing concludes, now it's up to a judge to decide if killer should be killed
FARGO — A court hearing that lasted nearly two weeks is over, but it will be many months before Judge Ralph Erickson rules on the question...
February 7, 2019 - 5:16pm
Other Opinion: Hoping new appeal fails for Rodriguez
It's interesting to watch Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. figuratively squirm to save his life. Following a 2006 trial, Rodriguez was found guilty of kidnapping and murder after he killed a UND student he confronted outside of the local shopping mall. Although the crime initially was committed...
February 7, 2019 - 9:42am
February 5, 2019
Witness says killer's planning undermines intellectual disability claim
FARGO — A forensic psychiatrist testified in federal court here Tuesday, Feb. 5, that convicted kidnapper and killer Alfonso Rodriguez Jr....
February 5, 2019 - 6:07pm
February 4, 2019
With IQ an issue during appeal of death sentence, prosecutors quote killer on God, hiding body, cable news
FARGO — On Monday, Feb. 4, day six of a federal court hearing focused on whether Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. is ineligible for execution based on...
February 4, 2019 - 6:59pm
February 1, 2019
Reading habits cast doubt on intellectual disability claim for killer of UND student
FARGO — A psychiatrist on Friday, Feb. 1, added his voice to those of other experts who claim the man convicted in the 2003 kidnapping and...
February 1, 2019 - 5:29pm
January 31, 2019
Prosecutors question methodology of determining killer’s IQ: Rodriguez appealing death sentence for 2003 murder of UND student
FARGO — Prosecutors went on the offensive Thursday, Jan. 31, raising questions about the work of a forensic neuropsychologist testifying for...
January 31, 2019 - 6:21pm
January 30, 2019
Psychologist: IQ, lack of coping skills support diagnosis of mental disability for killer of UND student
FARGO — A forensic neuropsychologist testified in federal court that in his opinion, Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who is on death row for the kidnapping...
January 30, 2019 - 7:44pm
Psychologist: IQ, lack of coping skills support diagnosis of mental disability for man convicted of 2003 kidnapping, murder of Dru Sjodin
FARGO — A forensic neuropsychologist testified in federal court here on Wednesday, Jan. 30, that in his opinion Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who...
January 30, 2019 - 6:24pm
January 29, 2019
Conflicting images emerge of Minnesota man convicted of 2003 kidnapping and murder of UND student
FARGO — Conflicting images emerged Tuesday, Jan. 29, of the man convicted of kidnapping and killing University of North Dakota college student...
January 29, 2019 - 7:37pm
January 28, 2019
Former attorney for killer of UND student says IQ tests no longer main factor in mental competency
FARGO — A former attorney for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. testified at a hearing in federal court on Monday, Jan. 28, that prior to Rodriguez's kidnapping...
January 28, 2019 - 6:26pm
December 6, 2018
Judge denies prosecution request to bar expert testimony from upcoming Rodriguez hearing
FARGO — A federal judge has denied prosecution requests to bar expert witnesses from testifying on behalf of the defense at an upcoming hearing...
December 6, 2018 - 2:37pm
November 18, 2018
15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
GRAND FORKS — Dru Sjodin was a woman who could easily represent someone in anyone’s life — a daughter, a sister, a best friend, the girl...
November 18, 2018 - 6:01am