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Windom man facing attempted murder charges

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — A Windom man has been charged with second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and terroristic threats, third-degree assault of an unborn child and an additional misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly threatening a pregnant w…continue reading on dglobe.com

Assault charges, possibly more pending for woman who set home on fire

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Richardton woman is facing charges of aggravated assault after she allegedly set fire to her home following a dispute with her boyfriend.

Authorities said April Lopez, 32, used gasoline as an accelerant to start a fire shortly after midnight Sat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No trial for comedian that elbowed North Dakota woman

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — Stand-up comedian Kevin Meaney, who was arrested at a New York City airport and charged with assault for elbowing a woman in the chest, will not be prosecuted, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said on Wednesday.
Meaney, 58, was a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD panel recommends broadening domestic abuse laws

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a proposal that would expand the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together.

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday also approved some other measur…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Two N.D. men charged from Thanksgiving stabbing

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Two North Dakota men who allegedly assaulted a man on Thanksgiving Day in Jamestown have been charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.
Ernest Castillo, 35, 734 11th St. NE No. 5, Jamestown, and Shawn Laber, 26, Mo…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Two N.D. men charged from Thanksgiving stabbing

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Two North Dakota men who allegedly assaulted a man on Thanksgiving Day in Jamestown have been charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.
Ernest Castillo, 35, 734 11th St. NE No. 5, Jamestown, and Shawn Laber, 26, Mo…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Abuse victim finds help at safehouse, tells story

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of her contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Lori, 50, a domestic violence survivor, agreed to tell The Daily Republic her story. After months of counseling she now sees herself as an advocate for the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Safehouse’s clientele growing

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

October was designated as Domestic Violence Awareness month, but for the staff at the Mitchell Area Safehouse, domestic violence is a year-round experience.

“We’re doing the best we can to provide shelter and services,” shelter administrato…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Charges allege daughter beat mother with pole

October 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO An arrest warrant has been issued for a Kindred woman charged with aggravated domestic assault after allegedly beating her mother in the head with a metal pole. Continue Reading

Sketch of Deadwood assault suspect producing leads

October 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — Police say a composite sketch of a man accused of assaulting a woman in Deadwood is producing leads from the public.

The incident happened about 7:30 a.m. Monday while the victim was jogging. The victim was treated for injuries…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com