South Dakota

Man Fatally Shot in Watertown

Watertown Police Department Believe Public IS NOT In Danger

  WATERTOWN, S.D – Watertown Police Department and Paramedics were dispatched to the 600 block of 1st Avenue NW in Watertown around 3:37am Friday morning after receiving a call from a male saying his roommate had been shot. Upon arrival, police made contact with the 30-year-old male who made the initial call as well as another 30-year-old male inside the…

Sugarland To Perform In August At PREMIER Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D- Award-winning country duo Sugarland announced their return to the stage with the Still The Same Tour, making a stop at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Thursday, August 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 12, at 10 a.m. at the box office, www.ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices range from $31.50 to $101. _____________________________________________________________________________________…

Teenage Suspect In Double Homicide In Custody

Crystal Habben, 19, was arrested Tuesday morning and booked at the Minnehaha County Jail.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The teenage suspect in a Sioux Falls double murder investigation has been arrested, after she contacted law enforcement. 19-year-old Crystal Habben was taken into custody in Mitchell and brought to the Minnehaha County jail. According to court documents, she’s facing charges for concealing a homicide and first degree attempted robbery. Prosecutors say Habben called law enforcement…

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…

Open Enrollment To Begin Wednesday Under Affordable Care Act

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act begins Wednesday, and there could be some problems for states that rely on the federal marketplace, now that the Trump administration has slashed spending. Also, the signup period has been cut in half, to six weeks. And the online marketplace, healthcare.gov, will be shut down for 12 hours…

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: Sioux Falls Police Still Searching For One of Two Runaway Girls

Left: Council MohamedRight: Mearjock MohamedCourtesy: Sioux Falls Police Dept. UPDATE 10:30 a.m. : Police say Mearjock Mohamed has been found and returned to her family. Police continue to search for Council and is not considered to be endangered. Standard protocol is being followed by police to locate her.   ORIGINAL STORY: SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sioux Falls Police are asking…

City Council On Mission To Get To Bottom Of Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Panels

Request For Proposals For Independent Contractor Sent Out Wednesday

The Sioux Falls City Council is on a mission to get to the bottom of the flawed metal panels on the outside of the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. They’re looking for an independent contractor to find out if the panels are actually doing their job. The request for proposals went out Wednesday. From the beginning, people have questioned how it…

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…

Effects Of K2: SF Couple Admitted To Smoking Synthetic Marijuana Before Leaving Baby Outside

The synthetic drug, known as K2, is in the spotlight after a Sioux Falls couple admitted to smoking the drug before allegedly leaving their baby outside overnight. We brought you the story two weeks ago: a 2-month-old baby boy found abandoned in a car seat outside of a Sioux Falls church. Police say he was wearing just a onesie, and…

SF Police Hope Ride Sharing Company Will Help Improve Safety, Cut Down On DWI Arrests

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– With Lyft possibly in route to Sioux Falls, police are hoping the ride sharing company helps improve public safety and will cut down on the number of DWI arrests they make each year. For the last three years, Sioux Falls Police have arrested more than 11-hundred people for DWI each year in the city. So far this…

Authorities ID Victim Of Weekend Crash In Meade County

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. – A 54-year-old Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover north of New Underwood. Haryl Diserly was a passenger in a 2002 Ford Explorer that was southbound on New Underwood Road when the 50-year-old female driver swerved to miss a deer. She lost control of the vehicle which…

Court Documents: Mother & Father Of Infant Left Outside Overnight Admitted To Smoking K2

Mother Of Baby Charged With Abuse, Neglect Following Father's Arrest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– The mother of the infant found abandoned outside of a Sioux Falls church overnight has now been charged. It comes after she admitted to police that she and the child’s father had been smoking K2. Twenty-eight-year-old Mary Louise Jennesse is charged with felony child abuse and neglect. An employee at Faith Family Church found the 2-month-old boy…

City Officials: Ride Sharing Company ‘Lyft’ En Route To Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Hailing a cab with the press of a button could soon become a reality in Sioux Falls. A ride sharing company has taken the first step necessary to operate in South Dakota. The Department of Revenue confirmed Monday that they’ve issued a state sales tax license to Lyft. “It gives you a big city feel,” said Sioux…

Boy Scouts To Allow Girls: Local Program Will Welcome Change With Open Arms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Boy Scouts of America made a monumental decision this week. The organization announced it will begin allowing girls as early as next year. KDLT’s Jill Johnson talked to the local program based in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Council says they will welcome the change with open arms. Inside the Sioux Council Office is more than 70 years…