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Man sentenced to three years in bar fight, gunshot case

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Southwest District Court Judge William Herauf sentenced a man to three years in prison, with seven more suspended, for firing a gunshot during a New Year’s Eve brawl outside a Gladstone bar.

Herauf’s concern was with defendant Robert York’s …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Psychiatrist in Norberg rape trial says wife’s credibility ‘very low’

November 19, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO The wife of a Fargo surgeon accused of drugging and sexually assaulting her has a history of attention-seeking and making up symptoms for physical ailments she doesn’t have, a psychiatrist testified this morning. Continue Reading

Alonna Norberg describes ‘true horror’ in sexual assault case against husband

November 9, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO “It was true horror.” That is how Alonna Norberg described for jurors the image she awoke to one night in June 2011. Continue Reading

Wife to Norberg: What happened?

November 9, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO With police listening in to the phone call, Alonna Norberg’s voice strained with emotion as she challenged her husband to explain why she woke up on the morning of June 17, 2011, with the memory of him committing a sex act on her. Continue Reading

U.S. posts $5 million bond, securing freedom for Americans facing trial in Egypt

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Seven American democracy workers facing trial in Egypt on charges of fomenting unrest are free to leave the country after the U.S. posted nearly $5 million in bail to win their release, Egyptian officials said today. Court officials said the U.S. paid bail for the seven and nine other Americans charged in the case who had already left Egypt. It was set at $300,000 for each of the 16 or $4.8 million. Egypt lifted the travel ban on the seven late Wednesday and set the bail. Continue Reading

Trooper assault trial moved out of Hubbard County

January 28, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Calling it a “high profile case for Hubbard County,” a district judge ordered the trial of a man accused of assaulting a state trooper moved to Cass County. Continue Reading

Ohio TV station covers local bribery trial with puppets

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With cameras barred from a high-profile corruption trial, a television station has puppets acting out the sometimes-steamy testimony about hookers, gambling and sexually transmitted diseases. In one scene, a furry hand stuffs cash down the shirt of a puppet prostitute. Continue Reading

High risk witnesses approved to appear in domestic abuse trial

November 24, 2010 in Park Rapids Enterprise

“A security nightmare” is how authorities are reacting to a judge’s ruling last week to bring back a convicted murder and a man convicted of numerous assaults to testify at the trial of a Lake George man charged in a domestic assault case. Continue Reading