6 month ago
Structure fire at a home in the Silver Glen trailer park in NW Sioux Falls. Crews have extinguished the fire and no one was home/harmed. Cause of the fire is still unknown. A neighbor did say the residents were fairly new to area
A South Dakota House panel has advanced a bill that would impose harsher penalties for methamphetamine dealing and manufacturing. The House Judiciary Committee voted 12-1 Wednesday to pass the bill to the chamber's floor. Attorney General Marty Jackley's bill would make distribution and manufacturing a more serious felony with a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine, up from 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $20,000.
6 month ago
Authorities say no one was seriously hurt after a three-vehicle crash resulted in a semi truck lodged into the side of a business in northern Sioux Falls. The accident happened around 7:45 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Cliff Avenue and North 54th Street.
Car crash at 60th Street North and Marion Road.
Vehicle fire near 18th Street and Southeastern Avenue.
A Kyle man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for stabbing a boy after ingesting methamphetamine
7 month ago
One person was taken by ambulance to a hospital after a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of South Lamont Street and Seventh Avenue Southeast Wednesday evening. All three vehicles had front-end damage. American News photo by Erin Ballard
Police say they are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred early Wednesday morning. The victim was walking near the 3000 block of South Minnesota Avenue when they were approached by a single person in a blue sedan, according to a release from the Sioux Falls Police Department.
A Sioux Falls garage was damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue said smoke and flames were coming from a detached garage at 1711 S. 1st Avenue when they arrived just after two Saturday afternoon.
No one was injured during an early morning fire in an unoccupied home Friday. Crews responded to a report of a structure fire around 1:40 a.m. at 421 N. Cockatiel Avenue in northwestern Sioux Falls. A patrolling security guard in the area reported smoke and flames coming from the home, according to a Sioux Falls Fire Department news release.
Sioux Falls firefighters responded to a fire at 615 W. 11th street early this morning. When firefighters first arrived, they found two people hanging out a window on the second floor of the structure.
The suspect in a shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that left two people critically wounded recently pleaded not guilty. Lester Waters Jr. is charged in federal court with assault resulting in serious bodily injury. U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons says Waters is being detained until trial, which wasn't immediately scheduled.
Federal and tribal officials are investigating the fatal shooting of an Oglala Sioux police officer. The Associated Press says officials have identified the officer as 52-year-old Brian Gerard Garrett, of Kyle. The FBI says the officer was killed Saturday about 4:30 a.m. Saturday on the Pine Ridge Reservation during an apparent domestic dispute.
One person has been arrested after one person was killed and another hospitalized after a Saturday night stabbing in Sioux Falls. Officers were called to the 1900 block of West 42nd Street about 9:20 Saturday night. Two people were transported to a local hospital with stab wounds. A 26 year old male died from his injuries, while the other is expected to survive.
Authorities have identified a teenager killed in a pedestrian accident in Box Elder. Pennington County authorities say 16-year-old Jaylen Twiss, of Manderson, was found lying in the median of Highway 14-16 on Thursday.
One-vehicle crash at I-229 and the 10th Street exit. The vehicle hit the median.
A two-vehicle crash in central Sioux Falls also damaged a bank branch's front doors. Officers were called to the intersection at West 12th Street and Western Avenue at about 12:40 a.m. Thursday. According to police, a driver failed to stop for a flashing red light and crashed into a van, pushing it into the bank's exterior.
The second of two men facing charges in connection with a robbery that turned deadly at a Rapid City convenience store last year has reached a plea agreement. Twenty-year-old Cody Grady pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery in court Tuesday afternoon. KOTA-TV says Grady was originally charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Loaf 'n' Jug clerk Kasie Lord following an attempt to steal beer in January 2017.
A Sioux Falls man has been arrested after crashing into a parked car and house in a southwest neighborhood. Police say a 2001 Ford F-150 was driven into a parked car in the 7300 block of West 53rd Street early Wednesday morning. The pickup then left the road and crashed into a garage with two more cars parked inside.
Police say woman crashed stolen car into a Kiwanis Avenue apartment while high on meth, causing $25,000 in damage to the building
Police are investigating the deaths of two homeless people near a bridge on Interstate 190 in Rapid City.
Authorities say one woman was killed and two others seriously injured after a crash in Custer County. A Chevrolet Uplander was westbound on South Dakota Highway 40, four miles east of Hermosa, when the vehicle lost control and rolled into the south ditch, according to a release from the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
Two central residents were arrested on multiple felony drug charges, including a 28-year-old woman who police say ingested a controlled substance while pregnant.
A Pine Ridge man lies paralyzed and another has his jaw wired shut after a double shooting at a house party Thursday, according court filings. LJ Iron Bear is receiving medical care in Colorado and "his life may still be in peril," FBI Special Agent Matt Weber says in the documents after Lester Waters, Jr., opened fire on him and Charles Janis who was hit in the face.
A fire that burned 150 acres (61 hectares) on the north side of Bear Butte State Park over the weekend was caused by a debris burn pile that escaped. The Great Plains Fire Information office says the burn pile was on private property, but the fire escaped and spread to the state park near Sturgis.
Names of people involved in a fatal car crash on Friday east of Clear Lake were released Monday. Two women died in the crash. The two women were in the same vehicle driving westbound on South Dakota Highway 22 when the vehicle slid into the eastbound lane and was hit by an oncoming semi-truck.
Crews are battling a grass fire on the north side of Bear Butte State Park in southwestern South Dakota. The blaze was reported about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The fire is estimated to be between 10 and 15 acres in size, but authorities expect it to grow because of strong winds
7 month ago
Authorities in Sioux Falls are looking for a man they say robbed a Sioux Falls convenience store at gunpoint. The robbery happened at Loves Travel Stop on Cliff Avenue near the I-90 interchange around 5:40 a.m. Thursday.
A Granite Falls, woman has been identified as the victim in a one-vehicle fatal rollover that occurred early Saturday morning on Interstate 29 near the South Dakota-North Dakota border.
Harrisburg man arrested for child pornography charges could face more charges as detectives continue investigation