- Associated Press - Saturday, May 21, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A woman accused of beating a man with a coffee mug is facing two charges in federal court.

Vanessa Taylor, of Fort Yates, has pleaded not guilty to assault with intent to commit murder and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Authorities say the incident happened in March on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

Trial is scheduled for July 18.

A federal public defender could not be reached for comment.

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