6 month ago
Custer State Park staff are concerned about the fate of three burros that are still unaccounted for following the Legion Lake Fire. Six of the nine burros that live in the park had been found as of Thursday afternoon. "We will continue to look for the remainder of the burro herd, but at this time, it is believed they did not survive the extreme fire growth from Tuesday night," the park said in a Facebook post.
Custer State Park official says a western South Dakota wildfire hasn't spread past fire containment lines overnight. Park spokeswoman Lydia Austin said the fire has consumed more than 73 square miles (190 square kilometers) and is 10 percent contained. She says a fresh estimate will come later Thursday.
6 month ago
New estimate puts Legion Lake Fire at 47,000 acres
A 54-year-old man died in a two-vehicle crash northeast of Wagner. A 2008 Chevy Impala was going east on 295th Street and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with 401st Avenue, according to the Department of Public Safety. The Impala collided with a 2015 Dodge Ram pickup that was going south on 401st Avenue
A Mitchell woman sustained minor injuries Sunday morning after the vehicle she was driving was struck by a semi truck. At 11:20 a.m., 88-year-old Doris Lunde was traveling west in a 2011 Acura on the Highway 37 Bypass when she attempted to make a left turn onto Sanborn Boulevard, according to Mitchell Police Officer Kelly Loudenburg.
Two Mitchell men will appear in court in January facing charges of first-degree burglary after allegedly stealing three safes from an apartment
Sioux Falls: police say they are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that put one man in the hospital. A release from the Sioux Falls Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of East 10th Street at 4:49 a.m. for a report of a gunshot victim.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota shooting at 1500 block of E 10th St: 1 injured
Sioux Falls: Police say a man is recovering after a shooting Sunday morning. Police got the call just before 5:00 a.m. about a gunshot victim in the 1500 Block of East 10th Street. When they arrived, the found a 35-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Authorities say a state prison inmate who failed to return from his work-release job is back in custody. Thirty-four-year-old Lalo Montoya was supposed to return to the Yankton Community Work Center Friday following an appointment with his employer. Escape procedures were enacted when he failed to return on time.
A Yankton man has died of injuries he suffered in a residential fire earlier this week. - KSFY
One person is left with serious injuries after crashing his car into the side of a house early Wednesday morning. Police were first called to the area of 2nd Street and Leadale Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to police spokesperson Sam Clemens, a 21-year-old man was driving north on Leadale Avenue when his car left the road, hit the curb and grazed a tree in the boulevard.
6 month ago
Crash on Minnesota and 28th
Police say a crash in eastern Sioux Falls that scattered chunks of concrete across I-229 occurred after a juvenile female attempted to flee from authorities. It was 4:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon when Sioux Falls police and fire units were dispatched to a report of a vehicle on fire at the 10th Street overpass of I-229, according to a release from the Sioux Falls Police Department.
A duplex in Yankton was seriously damaged after a fire broke out inside one of the apartments Friday night
Sioux Falls: police are investing a robbery that occurred Saturday afternoon at a residence in the southwest area of town. Two black men and a Native American man took several items from the residence.
Two of the suspects were armed with hand guns
Three people have been sentenced for their roles in a blackjack scheme that federal authorities say involved the theft of about $10,000 from a casino in the northeast region of South Dakota
Rapid City, South Dakota shooting at N Maple and Anamosa: no casualities
Spearfish, South Dakota shooting at Higgins Gulch Rd: no casualities
Sioux Falls: Around three dozen acres of a field near Tea are scorched in a grass fire. The Tea Fire Department says the fire got out of control around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. What fire officials believe happened was a farmer was burning some tree branches and debris in his pasture when the wind blew embers onto tall grass nearby in a marshy area near 272nd Street and 470th Avenue just east of Tea
Rapid City police are investigating the death of a pedestrian. Authorities say the 43-year-old man was struck by a pickup truck about 5 p.m. Wednesday while crossing a city avenue, outside of a crosswalk. He died later at a hospital.
Pine Ridge: A man involved in a crash that killed a Wanblee family on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been charged in tribal court with drunken driving.
Sioux Falls: A former employee of a school bus company serving the Sioux Falls School District has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing more than half a million dollars from her employer.
Sioux Falls: I-229 and Louise for a medical emergency in a vehicle.
A Wagner man was arrested for allegedly punching a law enforcement officer. On Oct. 30, Russell Jandreau, 28, was charged with simple assault against a law enforcement officer. A status hearing is scheduled for Nov. 6.
A woman accused of eluding police while heading the wrong way on Interstate 90 in Pennington County will be treated for mental health issues before the case against her moves forward.
The man who authorities say was beaten by two teen girls at a Sioux Falls residence has died from his injuries. Police say the 55-year-old victim passed away at a Sioux Falls hospital Monday night.
7 month ago
Authorities say no one was hurt when a car crashed into a Starbucks in downtown Sioux Falls. The accident happened around 11:00 p.m. Monday at the Starbucks on 13th Street and Minnesota Avenue.
Sioux Falls: Authorities are investigating a deadly weekend shooting. It happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday on the 1800 block of West 10th Street. According to police, officers arriving at the scene discovered a 34-year-old Sioux Falls man had been killed.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota shooting at 1800 block of W 10th St: 1 killed