Crime

Wagner Man Sent To Prison For Biting Off Girlfriend's Nose

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - A Wagner man has been sentenced to seven years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary for biting off his girlfriend's nose. The Daily Republic reports Judge Bruce Anderson called the January 2016 actions of 30-year-old John…

Death Penalty To Be Sought Against 2 Slaying Suspects

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against two defendants in the alleged murder for hire of a Rapid City woman two years ago, should those suspects be convicted. Twenty-seven-year-old Jonathon Klinetobe and 36-year-old…

App Helps Neighbors Stay Connected

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - In this day and age, we often hear the saying 'there's an app for that.' And now the concept of neighborhood watch is no exception. Many in Sioux…

Highway Patrol Target Specific Spots For Checkpoints

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.---The South Dakota Highway Patrol is planning DUI checkpoints in 19 counties in April. While they appear to be in random locations, that's not the case. Captain Jason Husby said last year was the first year the agency…

Access To National Crime Database Stirs Debate In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police are about to gain access to vast amounts of information that will make it easier to connect local suspects to crimes committed in other states. But the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports some privacy advocates are…

Guilty Plea Entered In Fatal Stabbing On SD Reservation

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Wanblee man has pleaded guilty in a fatal stabbing on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Leon Between Lodges admitted stabbing Leonard Sitting Up with a knife last May after the victim and his friends…

Inmate Placed On Escaped Status

RAPID CITY, S.D.- A state prison inmate has been placed on escape status after walking away from a minimum-security facility. Robert Running Shield, 51, left the Rapid City Community Work Center without authorization Monday evening. Running Shield is described as…

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