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Officials Confirm New Details In Tuesday’s Murder-Suicide Investigation

LENNOX, S.D. – Lennox Police confirmed new details in the investigation into Tuesday’s murder-suicide. Officials say Stephanie Hoover shot and killed a man and an 8-year-old boy before turning the gun on herself Tuesday morning. The victims’ names have not yet been released. PREVIOUS STORY LENNOX, S.D. – The Lennox community is in shock Tuesday night after a tragic discovery….

Trump Admin Defends New Refugee Cap Of 45,000 In Coming Year

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is defending its decision to dramatically curtail the number of refugees allowed into the United States to 45,000 next year, even as global humanitarian groups say it’s far too low. U.S. officials say the new cap advances national security interests and reflects the country’s capacity to properly screen and take in refugees. They say…

Great Plains Zoo Releases Great Horned Owl Back Into Wild

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls released a great horned owl back into the wild this morning. The zoo says the owl was initially unable to fly and emaciated when someone first discovered it. Over the past several months the animal care team at the zoo have been working to rebuild the owl’s flight skills….

Sioux Falls Police Looking For Suspicious Man

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are looking for a suspicious person. Police say on Sunday, a man drove up to an 11-year-old girl and asked her to help him find his gerbil. A surveillance camera in the area of North 8th Avenue and East Hermosa Drive captured the SUV. Police believe it is a white Ford Bronco and…

Authorities: Three Bodies Found With Gunshot Wounds In Lennox Home

LENNOX, S.D. – Lincoln County officials say three bodies were found inside a residence on South Main Street in Lennox this morning. Officials say one male, one female, and an 8-year-old boy were found with gun shot wounds. Officials say the shooting happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning and that a relative found the bodies. Lincoln County Sheriff Dennis Johnson says…

Second Driver In Two-Vehicle Crash West Of Ipswich Has Died

IPSWICH, S.D. – The second driver in a two-vehicle crash Sunday west of Ipswich has died. The names of the two men involved are not being released pending notification of family members. They were the only persons involved. A 2012 Ford F-250 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 when it crossed the center line into the westbound lane and…

Authorities: Escaped Minnehaha Co. Inmate Suspected In Burglaries

LAKE COUNTY, S.D. – An escaped Minnehaha County inmate is the suspect in string of burglaries in Brookings County. The Lake County Sheriff’s office believes 36-year-old Kai Hansen recently stole a pickup truck from Farmer’s Implement and Irrigation in Brookings. The vehicle is a white, utility pickup with new holland markings and utility chests in the rear. Hansen was arrested…

Authorities investigating Deputy Involved Shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Authorities are investigating a deputy involved shooting that took place early Saturday morning. Investigators say deputies responded to a violent domestic assault in the 6200 block of North Cliff Avenue around 1:30 in the morning. When the first deputy arrived, he was confronted with a suspect armed with a weapon. The deputy shot the suspect, who received…

City Released Details On $1M Settlement Over Premier Center Panels

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The city of Sioux Falls has released details on a $1-million dollar settlement between contractors and the city over cosmetic defects on the metals panels of the Denny Sanford Premier Center. The release comes one day after the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Argus Leader newspaper, which sought to obtain the contract…

Brennan Suing SD Division Of Banking, Claims Agency Illegally Revoked License

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The battle between Dollar Loan Center and the state of South Dakota appears to be headed for the courtroom. Owner Chuck Brennan has filed a lawsuit against the South Dakota Division of Banking for what he is calling a violation of his business’ constitutional rights. The Division of Banking revoked Dollar Loan Center’s lending license last…

Police Arrest Man For Attempting To Break Into Cars

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A man was arrested early this morning for attempting to break into vehicles in Sioux Falls. Police say he’s likely responsible for slashing several tires as well. 22-year-old Franklin John Clairmont is charged with 2 counts of criminal entry of a motor vehicle. A witness called police after they saw a man checking cars on South…

Sioux Falls Police Investigating Home Burglary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police are investigating a home burglary after $10,000 in property was stolen, including five guns. Police say the burglary was reported last night at a home near 4th Street and North Franklin Avenue. They say someone entered the home through an unsecured window. Four handguns were taken as well as a trapp gun. Other…