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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…

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…

Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Officers were called to the Shop ‘N Cart near the intersection of 10th Street and Sycamore Ave. for reports of an armed robbery shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. An investigation revealed that a 40 to 50 year-old dark skinned male, approximately 5’6″ to 5’7″ with an average build, weighing 170-180 pounds, entered the business and demanded money….

UPDATE: Missing Boy Located Safe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing seven year-old boy. Trent SpiritTrack Jr. was last seen around 2:45 p.m. near 6th and Prairie Tuesday afternoon. He was last seen wearing camouflage pants, brown shirt, red fleece sweatshirt, and blue shoes with neon green laces. If you have any information or…

Police Searching For Armed Suspect After Overnight Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Officers responded to the area of East 6th Street and North Cleveland Ave. regarding a possible larceny. Upon arrival, officers determined that a male subject entered the business and shoplifted an 8-pack of Budweiser. The suspect exited the store and was followed by the clerk who confronted the suspect, at which time the suspect produced a silver…

Police Searching For Suspect In Latest Armed Robbery

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  The Sioux Falls Police Department responded to an armed robbery of a business near 26th Street and Minnesota Ave. The initial investigation showed a male, armed with a handgun, demanded cash and fled the business with an undetermined amount of money. Police say the suspect was in the business for some time before moving towards…

No Injures Reported In Early Morning Garage Fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– No injuries were reported in an early morning garage fire. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue were called to the neighborhood of 1100 block of North Main Ave for reports of smoke shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. First-arriving crews located smoke and flames coming from a garage fire at 1122 North Minnesota Ave. The fire was under control…

Sturgis Rally Undercover Sex Stings Nab At Least Eight Suspects

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Court records show at least eight men were arrested in undercover sex stings during the recent Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. It’s the fifth straight year that state and federal law enforcement agents have conducted operations targeting people seeking sex with minors. Undercover agents use online ads and social media applications to snare suspects. The undercover sex stings…

UPDATE: Three Victims Of Rapid City Mobile Home Fire Died From Smoke

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – UPDATE: Preliminary autopsy results indicate that three people who were killed in a mobile home fire in Rapid City died of smoke inhalation. The blaze occurred Friday. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and the Rapid City Police Department are still working to positively identify the three victims. Officials said earlier that at least two of…

Interim Director Named For State Human Services Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Department of Social Services has named an interim director for the state-run mental health hospital in Yankton. Independent health care consultant Marcene Dickes is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in health services administration. She has 35 years of administrative experience at Sanford and Avera, as well as at hospitals in Chicago…

Museum To Mark 10th Anniversary Of I-35W Bridge Collapse

Courtesy of KARE11MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Historical Society will commemorate the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse with a new display. Thirteen people died and 145 were injured when the bridge fell into the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis during the evening rush Aug. 1, 2007. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded the probable cause was…

Man Killed, 2 Children Injured In Pickup Crash

LAMONI, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a man has been killed and two children injured in the crash of a pickup truck in south-central Iowa. The crash occurred around 2:45 p.m. Saturday, about 7 miles (12 kilometers) northeast of Lamoni. The Iowa State Patrol says 69-year-old James Young lost control of his pickup while going around a curve on a…

Governor Names Members Of New Government Watchdog Board

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has named the members of a new government watchdog board that can investigate statewide officeholders and executive branch employees. The Republican governor on Wednesday appointed four members to the State Government Accountability Board. The board is made up of four retired justices or judges. Daugaard has named to the board retired South Dakota…