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April 24, 2019
Minnesota woman agrees to plead guilty to laundering up to $1.5M
April 24, 2019 - 8:44pm
February 9, 2019
Dru Sjodin's mother, Linda Walker, right, talks about a court hearing for convicted killer Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. in 2013 outside the federal courthouse in Fargo.  At left are Sjodin's father, Allan Sjodin, and Linda Sjodin. Forum file photo
Lengthy hearing for killer of UND student underscores seemingly endless nature of death-row appeals
February 9, 2019 - 2:56pm
February 7, 2019
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. listens at his bail hearing on a kidnapping charge in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks on Dec. 4, 2003. Forum file photo
Focus shifts to victim as killer's appeal hearing enters final days
February 7, 2019 - 7:45pm
Dru Sjodin's mother, Linda Walker, right, talks about a court hearing for convicted killer Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. in 2013 outside the federal courthouse in Fargo.  At left are Sjodin's father, Allan Sjodin, and Linda Sjodin. Forum file photo
Mental health hearing concludes, now it's up to a judge to decide if killer should be killed
February 7, 2019 - 5:16pm
February 5, 2019
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. listens at his bail hearing on a kidnapping charge in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks on Dec. 4, 2003. Forum file photo
Witness says killer's planning undermines intellectual disability claim
February 5, 2019 - 6:07pm
February 4, 2019
Dru Sjodin was abducted outside a Grand Forks mall and killed in 2003.
With IQ an issue during appeal of death sentence, prosecutors quote killer on God, hiding body, cable news
February 4, 2019 - 6:59pm
February 1, 2019
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. listens at his bail hearing on a kidnapping charge in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks on Dec. 4, 2003. Forum file photo
Reading habits cast doubt on intellectual disability claim for killer of UND student
February 1, 2019 - 5:29pm
January 31, 2019
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. listens at his bail hearing on a kidnapping charge in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks on Dec. 4, 2003. Forum file photo
Prosecutors question methodology of determining killer’s IQ: Rodriguez appealing death sentence for 2003 murder of UND student
January 31, 2019 - 6:21pm
January 30, 2019
University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin was abducted and killed in 2003. Forum News Service file photo
Psychologist: IQ, lack of coping skills support diagnosis of mental disability for killer of UND student
January 30, 2019 - 7:44pm
January 28, 2019
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. listens at his bail hearing on a kidnapping charge in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks on Dec. 4, 2003. Forum file photo
Former attorney for killer of UND student says IQ tests no longer main factor in mental competency
January 28, 2019 - 6:26pm
December 6, 2018
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. listens at his bail hearing on a kidnapping charge in Northeast Central District Court in Grand Forks on Dec. 4, 2003. Forum file photo
Judge denies prosecution request to bar expert testimony from upcoming Rodriguez hearing
December 6, 2018 - 2:37pm
August 8, 2018
A bald eagle photographed flying into a football game in Philadelphia. Eric Hartline / USA TODAY Sports file photo
19 sentenced so far in Upper Midwest wildlife trafficking crackdown
August 8, 2018 - 7:28pm
July 13, 2018
SD man sent to prison for stealing more than $1 million from auto dealership
July 13, 2018 - 7:06pm
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Minn. man faces 18 federal weapons charges
June 13, 2018 - 11:55am
March 29, 2018
Three indicted in SD for converting $10 bills into $100 bills
March 29, 2018 - 5:59pm