Crime

Customs Intercepts Over $12M in Meth at Border Crossing

PHARR, Texas – Customs and Border Protection agents intercepted nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine inside a truck carrying frozen strawberries that crossed into the U.S. from Mexico. The agency on Tuesday said officers working at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility in Texas used imaging equipment and dogs to inspect the truck on Feb. 16. Officers discovered 350 packages…

The Latest: Survivors Demand Transparency at Vatican Summit

Anne Barrett Doyle, co-director of BishopAccountability.org group, holds up a photo of Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the archbishop of Houston-Galveston and the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, during a press conference at the foreign press association in Rome, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019. DiNardo has been accused by victims of downplaying their accusations against Rev. Manuel La Rosa-Lopez, who…

Person, Dog Shot Near Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Sioux Falls police are investigating a shooting just north of downtown. Details are limited.  Police were called to the 800 block of North Dakota Avenue around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday.  According to an officer at the scene, one person has been shot and a dog has also been shot.  The extent of their injuries has not been…

Radio Station Owners Sue Over Purchase Default

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Minnehaha County couple is suing a businessman in federal court saying he still owes them hundreds of thousands of dollars from an agreement to purchase radio station KZOY. John and Heidi Small say Chuck Brennan defaulted on the 2015 purchase agreement and instead bought another radio station from the University of Sioux Falls. After the…

Sioux Falls Man Facing Rape, Child Porn Charges Following Investigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 22-year-old Sioux Falls man is in custody following a months-long investigation into an alleged sexual relationship he had with a 15-year-old girl. In October, police say they received a tip from a mutual friend of the two that something might be going on. Police conducted interviews and eventually were able to get a search warrant…

Valentine’s Day Homemade Chocolate Hearts

Store bought is great, but these are a pretty good match if you're looking to craft something of your own with love

Hy-Vee’s Chef Scott Teal dishes up some delicious Valentine’s Day treats for the KDLT News Today crew.From oysters to chocolate and a lot of other foods in-between, it’s not difficult to stir up something delicious up for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. Even if you’re going low-carb, there are still some easy options, according to Chef Scott Teal, of Hy-Vee…

Nebraska Inmate Gets 10 Years in Iowa Child Sex Case

SIBLEY, Iowa (AP) – A former football coach and teacher already serving Nebraska prison time for child sex offenses has pleaded guilty in an Iowa case. Osceola County District Court records show 40-year-old Kyle Ewinger entered the plea Monday to sexual abuse and was sentenced to 10 years. The records say the former Sibley-Ocheyedan coach was fired after the district…

Sioux Falls Police Search for Suspect in Stabbing

Sioux Falls Police are searching for the person responsible for a stabbing Sunday night in the 700 block of West 6th Street. The call came in just before 10:30 p.m. Police say they found the victim with multiple stab wounds. The injuries are not expected to be life-threatening. A witness described a possible suspect as a black male, 5’8″-6’0” tall…

Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Sioux Falls Business

Officials are investigating a reported armed robbery at a business in Sioux Falls. Police responded to a robbery at the 1800 block of E Rice Street Sunday. Authorities say a white male entered the business and displayed a handgun. Police describe the suspect at 5’7″ tall with a medium build. He was reportedly wearing a Carhartt style coat and a…

El Chapo Jury Deliberates for 3rd Day

Joaquin Guzman Loera aka “El Chapo” Guzman escorted in Ciudad Juarez by the Mexican police as he is extradited to the United States on Jan. 19, 2017.NEW YORK (AP) – Jurors are deliberating for a third day at the U.S. trial of the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. The panel returned to work Wednesday in Brooklyn federal…

West Virginia Woman Accused of Threatening to Kill Trump

WHEELING, W.Va. – A West Virginia woman has been indicted on charges of threatening to kill President Donald Trump. A federal grand jury in Wheeling on Tuesday indicted 25-year-old Taryn Corrinne Henthorn of Middlebourne. Prosecutors say Henthorn made the threat on Facebook and elsewhere last month. Henthorn faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine on each…

Mother Sent To Prison For Injuring Baby

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A St. Francis mother has been sentenced to about 9 months in federal prison for injuring her baby. Twenty-year-old Tara Red Kettle recently pleaded guilty to assaulting a minor. Red Kettle was indicted by a federal grand jury last June. She was accused of throwing her infant child on a bed in frustration, causing the baby’s…

Woman delivers premature baby after crash with drunk driver

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Authorities say a pregnant woman went into premature labor and gave birth after the pickup truck in which she was riding was rear-ended by an alleged drunken driver in Philadelphia. The child was hospitalized in very critical condition following the crash, which happened about 3 a.m. Tuesday. The mother was listed in stable condition. Her name was…