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Casey’s General Store Burglarized Overnight

On-Going Investigation At 5th Street and Kiwanis Ave. Store

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Police Department was called to Casey’s General Store near 5th Street and Kiwanis Avenue at around 2:40 a.m. Thursday morning for reports of a burglary. Surveillance video showed the suspect used a rock to break the glass front door to steal merchandise. The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. There was an employee…

Sioux Falls Police Called to Peeping Tom Incident

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Sioux Falls police were called to a home near 35th Street and Elmwood Avenue early Tuesday morning for a report of a man looking into the window of a home. A woman was inside the home and tells KDLT News she saw a man lying on the ground, watching her through a basement window around 5:15…

Update: Teddy Returned to Southern MN Boy with Cancer

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption Brewster, M.N. – UPDATE: Aiden has been reunited with his Teddy with help from a local police officer. A family in southern Minnesota is breathing a sigh of relief after their son’s teddy bear went…

City Announces St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route And Expected Road Closures

St. Patrick’s Day 2016 Downtown Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS – The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place Saturday, March 18, 2017, in downtown Sioux Falls. The parade will affect travel in the downtown area. Phillips Avenue will also be closed between 9th and 10th Streets for the painting of the Shamrock from 10:45 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. The…

Sioux Falls Snow Alert Update

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Plowing of north/south streets will begin on Monday, March 13, 2017. Starting at 8 a.m. all vehicles parked on north/south streets are subject to ticketing and towing until all lanes have been plowed or until 5 p.m., whichever is earlier. After 5 p.m., any continuing snow removal operations may impact your use of the street for…

Hundreds Rally in Last Ditch Protest of Dakota Access Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hundreds of people have rallied outside the White House and President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel in a last-ditch effort to stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Participants in Friday’s march and rally say the protests against the pipeline have been successful even if it gets built because they’ve called attention to the issue of American Indian…

Sioux Falls State of the City Address Planned

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Mayor Mike Huether plans to hold his State of the City Address on Tuesday, March 28. The Mayor is expected to discuss low unemployment rates in the city, a fourth straight year of record development and the largest growth of new citizens in the history of Sioux Falls. The City ended the year with $42.2 million…

State Prison Inmate gets Another 100 Years for Child Rape

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A man serving 15 years in the South Dakota Penitentiary for a child sex crime has been sentenced to another 100 years for molesting two other children. 40-year-old Michael Slaughter had earlier pleaded guilty to first-degree rape counts. Authorities say he molested two children on almost a daily basis between 2011 and 2012. A prosecutor…

Sioux Falls to Las Vegas: Another Round Trip Option

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Frontier Airlines is adding a direct flight from Sioux Falls to Las Vegas starting this summer. Today’s announcement from Frontier Airlines launches 11 new year-round and seasonal routes in nine cities across the country, including Sioux Falls. Frontier is offering special introductory fares as low as $29 on the new routes. Flights will be offered staring…

Two In Custody Following Officer-Involved Shooting, Stolen Vehicle Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two people were arrested Friday afternoon after a stolen vehicle incident resulted in an officer-involved shooting and a crash near Falls Park. According to Sioux Falls Police, officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of 6th St. and Phillips Ave. around 3:45 p.m. They attempted to stop the vehicle at East Falls Park Dr. and North Weber…

Hy-Vee Collects Diapers for Kids in Need

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – More than 37,000 diapers will be headed to kids who need them in the Sioux Falls area. Hy-Vee stores in Sioux Falls recently held a diaper drive to benefit The Teddy Bear Den and Children’s Inn. Customers were able to donate disposable diapers and wipes at any Sioux Falls Hy-Vee store,…

Fire Crews Still On Scene At Bahnson House Fire

The Red Cross is providing assistance to the family.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Fire crews are still on the scene of a house fire in eastern Sioux Falls. The fire is out but Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is keeping an eye on the home for potential hot spots flaring up. Authorities arrived just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday night to the home filled with heavy smoke and visible flames. It was…

City Of Sioux Falls Issues Snow Alert

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert beginning at February 24 at 4:30 a.m. Plowing of emergency snow routes is underway, and plows will enter neighborhoods after the snow has stopped falling and emergency routes are clear. Parking restrictions are in effect across the city, and vehicles parked on all streets are subject to…

Winter Weather Moves In

As snow moves into the area, driving conditions are quickly deteriorating. The Sioux Falls School District has also sent out a message to families announcing that all schools will close by 8:00 tonight and all afternoon and evening activities have been canceled. Several schools closed early today and have already decided to close for Friday. Check our school closings tab for…

Brookings Man Facing Child Abuse Charges

Pierre, SD – A Brookings man is facing charges of aggravated battery of an infant and child abuse. 21-year-old Allen T. Smith of Brookings could face up to 25 years in prison, if found guilty. The charges stem from an incident at a Brookings residence on January 30th. The case is being investigated by the Brookings Police Department and prosecuted…

Hy-Vee and Community Blood Bank Partner to Save Lives

Sioux Falls – Hy-Vee stores in Sioux Falls are teaming up with Community Blood Bank to host blood drives throughout February and March to help boost local blood supplies. “The last few weeks have proven to be difficult to keep up with the community’s needs,” said Ken Versteeg, Executive Director, Community Blood Bank. “With the cold and flu season at its…