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5th Annual DTSF Burger Battle Winner Announced

The Market – “The Harvester Burger” – dedicated to their building’s history and the local farmers it has supported. The freshly ground beef patty is topped with Chef Greg’s house-made bacon, Valley Side Ringneck Cheddar, garlic & parsley aioli and local greenhouse lettuce. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 5th annual Burger Battle came to a close, and the vote is…

Tea Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Fleeing From Police

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police arrested a 50-year-old man on drug charges after he fled from police during a traffic stop. 50-year-old Leroy Kyles, a Tea resident, was arrested at 1:45 a.m. on Friday and charged with possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and traffic violations. Police say Kyles pulled out of a parking lot and failed…

Four Sioux Falls Residents Facing Drug Charges After Shoplifting Call

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police arrested four people on drug charges after they found traces of meth in a car that was suspected of being involved with a shoplifting call. 20-year-old Kaleb Albertsen, 22-year-old Anessa Williams, 27-year-old Christopher Sward, and 19-year-old Kaitlin Roehers were all charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia. Police say…

George Hendrickson To Run As Libertarian In Race For US House Seat

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The independent candidate running for Kristi Noem’s open US House seat is now seeking the libertarian party’s nomination for office. George Hendrickson says he believes the libertarian party’s philosophy of individual liberty aligns with his ideals of constitutional freedom. Hendrickson is a former police officer. His top issues include consolidation and reform of big government and…

Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Pleads He’s Mentally Ill

WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Watertown man changes his plea in the shooting death of a teenager last summer. 31-year-old Alexis Velazquez-Sanchez now says he’s guilty of manslaughter but mentally ill. The State Attorney General’s office says Velazquez took a plea deal and in exchange, his murder charges have been dropped. Prosecutors say he fatally shot a 17-year-old boy after an…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested On Child Rape Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man was arrested yesterday on child rape charges. 26-year old Jon Winterholler is facing felony charges of rape, aggravated incest and five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Winterholler’s estranged wife reported the incidents. According to court documents, Winterholler watched porn and had physical contact with the two young victims. He appeared…

Suspect In 2014 Ohio Shooting Arrested In Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The suspect in shooting that took place in Ohio in 2014 was found and arrested in Aberdeen Thursday morning. Herbert Allen was wanted in Columbus, Ohio for three counts of Felonious Assault and one count of Tampering with Evidence. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on February 27, 2014 in Columbus.  During the incident Allen allegedly shot…

Rodney Berget Intellectual Disability Trial Continues

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Attorneys continue to debate the mental fitness of convicted killer Rodney Berget, to determine if his execution can be carried out. Testimony wrapped up today in the third day of his mental disability trial. Former teachers, a former principal, a social worker, psychologists and Berget’s ex-wife were called to testify. The witnesses gave insight into his…

Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities are investigating after a man reportedly fired gunshots inside a home while robbing residents. It happened around 11:30 yesterday morning in the 5300 block of West 56th Street. Police say a man kicked in the door to an apartment and struggled with the three women inside. Police say he hit one woman in the head…