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Compass Center Helping Sexual Assault Victims Speak Out

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to court documents the victim in a recent sexual assault case involving USD students told police she was reluctant to report the incident because of potential backlash. Michelle Markgraf at the Compass Center in Sioux Falls says that’s a common feeling among sexual assault survivors. She says that sexual assault often goes undocumented, especially on…

Two Suspects Arrested In Connection With Overnight Armed Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police have arrested two people who they say were responsible for an overnight armed robbery. Police arrested 53-year-old Gregory Armstrong and 58-year-old Cordell Jackson on first degree robbery charges. Police say Armstrong and Jackson entered Toppers Pizza located at 817 South Minnesota Avenue around 9:45 Tuesday night. The investigation revealed that one of the…

Police Investigating Late Night Armed Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Officers were called to the area of West 17th St. and Minnesota Ave. for reports of an armed robbery. Police confirmed, two subjects entered a Toppers Pizza around 9:45 Tuesday night. An investigation revealed, one suspect distracted the employee while the other suspect pulled a firearm and demanded money. Some money was taken and both suspects fled…

Comforting Children Through Teddy Bears With The “Teddy Bear Posse”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Every day the Sioux Falls police department and first responders show up to traumatic situations with some of these calls involve children. One of the ways they try to bring comfort to these kids is by giving them a stuffed animal. Back in September Midwest Communications and Billion Automotive started the “Teddy Bear Posse”. They have…

Aberdeen Businessman Sentenced In Fraud Case

ABERDEEN, S.D. – An Aberdeen businessman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for fraud. Authorities accused 54-year-old Marwin Hofer of using money from a Quantum Properties bank account to make a payment on a personal loan. He earlier reached a deal with prosecutors under which he pleaded guilty to one count of felony wire fraud and 17…

Police: Mom Arrested For Growing Pot In Son’s Bedroom

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls mother is behind bars today after police say she was growing marijuana in her 14-year-old son’s bedroom. 41-year-old Stacey Marie Tripp, also known as Stacey Hanson, was taken into custody last night. Police say they were called to her home on North Waltz Avenue for a family dispute. When they were there, police…

Alabama To Bring ‘Southern Drawl Tour’ To Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Legendary country music band Alabama will bring its Southern Drawl Tour to Denny Sanford PREMIER Center on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 3, at 10 a.m. You can buy tickets at the box office, www.ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000. Prices are $39.50-$109.50. There is a limit of eight…

Still Time For DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Time is running out for trick or treaters to find the perfect Halloween costume but our guests today have some creative ideas that only require some supplies you may already have. Angela and few helpers from Two Men and a Truck join us tonight for some DIY costume ideas.

Police Investigating Weekend Armed Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Police are investigating another armed robbery in Sioux Falls this weekend. Police say a man entered a business near 12th Street and Elmwood Avenue around 2 a.m. Sunday morning. They say he pulled out a knife when the clerk on duty told him they were closed. She grabbed a phone and left through a different door…

Police Investigating Car Dealership Robbery Now Involving Multiple States

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are investigating a car dealership robbery that led police on multiple pursuits in multiple states. Initial reports state that multiple people broke into a car dealership located on 69th and Louise Avenue early Sunday morning. Police are unsure the exact amount of people involved but say they stole multiple license plates and an…

Police: 13-Year-Old Arrested For Allegedly Stabbing Two Teens Multiple Times

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police arrested a 13-year-old boy after he allegedly stabbed two teens multiple times before an attempted drug transaction. Police were called to a report of a stabbing at in the 1300 block of West Sioux Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Arriving officers found a 19-year-old with five stab wounds in his back. Approximately…

2nd Annual Sunny Radiothon For LifeScape Wrapping Up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sunny Radiothon for LifeScape wraps up tonight. The two-day event is raising money for the foundation which helps children and adults with disabilities. Organizers have a goal of $45,000 this year. A portion of today’s funds will go toward camp scholarships and equipment. Funds are also needed for food assistance, including breakfast and lunch programs….

Authorities Release Name Of 15-Year-Old Killed In Crash

CENTERVILLE, S.D. – Authorities have released the name of a turner county teenager killed in an accident this week. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 15-year-old Dawson Knudson of Centerville lost control of his pickup Monday evening on 296th Avenue in Viborg. The vehicle rolled and went into the ditch and Knudson was ejected from the truck. He was airlifted…

Five Marshall Co. Men Arrested On Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges

MARSHALL COUNTY, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Marshall County States Attorney Dana Frohling announced today that five Marshall county men have been arrested on multiple sexual abuse charges. 21-year-old Damon Koop was arrested on one count of possessing, manufacturing or distributing child pornography and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor. 26-year-old Luis Maaz and 28-year-old Dustin…