Bakken Oil Fields

(credit: CBS)

Scientists Launch Study Of Emissions Over Fracking Sites

Researchers are taking to the air to measure trace gas emissions over production sites in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, the Niobrara shale formation of northern Colorado and Wyoming, and the Four Corners area.

03/23/2015

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Kidnapping Suspect Promised Work

Family and friends of one of the two suspects in a brutal Montana kidnapping described him as an illiterate young father who was eager for work when he fell under the sway of a convicted criminal promising lucrative employment in the Bakken oil fields.

02/29/2012