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Mother accused of killing son wants statement thrown out

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LISBON – The defense attorney for a Fort Ransom woman accused of killing her nearly 2-year-old son is asking the judge in the case to throw out an interview during which she told police the child hit his head as she was changing his diaper. Continue Reading

Suspect in Spirit Lake toddler death to stay in federal custody

June 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Hope Whiteshield, charged in the June 12 death of a Spirit Lake Nation toddler, will remain in federal custody pending trial, a judge ruled Wednesday after hearing testimony about a criminal record that includes a half-dozen previous cases involving child neglect and endangerment. Continue Reading