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One Killed, Two With Life-Threatening Injuries in Yankton Crash

LESTERVILLE, S.D. –  One person died and two others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon near Lesterville. Names of three men involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members. They were the only people involved. A 1983 Ford Mustang was westbound on 430th Avenue when the driver lost control. The vehicle went…

28-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash Near Delmont

DELMONT, S.D. – One person died Friday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Delmont. The name of the person involved has not yet been released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved. A 2001 Ford Explorer was westbound on U.S. Highway 18 when the male driver, 28, lost control. The vehicle eventually rolled several…

Beyond Backpacks: 6,000 Backpacks Going To Children In Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s almost back to school, and with it comes a list of school supplies that just seems to get longer every year. However, not every family can afford the price tag that comes with brand new backpacks. Now, student-athletes, retirees, and friendly neighbors are lining up to help. It’s a busy Friday here at the Banquet….

Alex Lingor’s Parents Agree to Plea Deal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Joseph and Vicki Lingor and the State of South Dakota have agreed to a plea deal. On Thursday, a Minnehaha County judge sentenced the two for their involvement in their son Alex’s crimes. Alex is finishing up 65 days behind bars, with 15 years of probation. That’s for his role in a fatal car collision on…

KKK Fliers Circulating Around Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Ku Klux Klan pamphlets are circulating around Sioux Falls. They showed up a couple weeks ago and many residents have posted to Facebook about their concerns after finding them. Sioux Falls Police say they’ve also received several reports of these pamphlets. The papers are for the Loyal White Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan. Inside is info about…

Someone You Should Know: Tea’s Tiny Triathlete Wins National Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Meet Evelyn DeGeest. She’s not even in the first grade, but Evelyn has competed in 24 youth triathlons. The impressive feat starts with a swim. “It’s really fun because you’re doing something really hard that you didn’t do before,” said Evelyn. Both of Evelyn’s older brothers compete in youth triathlons. One day, Evelyn decided she wanted…

Trial set for South Dakota men in fatal Nebraska ATV crash

A September 11th trial start has been scheduled for a South Dakota man and his father on charges stemming from the death of a 21-year-old woman after an all-terrain vehicle crash in northeast Nebraska. Cedar County District Court records say 26-year-old Derrik Nelson pleaded not guilty Monday to vehicular homicide, manslaughter and other charges. The June 29 crash last year…

SF City Council Recommends Consultant Studies Falls Park Safety

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Safety at Falls Park continues to be a hot topic. City councilors have already approved building a new viewing platform, but several other suggestions have been made to make the park safer from fences to more signs. Now an outside party could weigh in. City council members unanimously made a recommendation at Tuesday’s city council meeting…

Prosecutors Say Murder Suspect Attempted to Leave the State, Woman Charged as Accessory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Police and prosecutors are still putting together the pieces of what happened at the Falls Park Farmers Market Sunday night. Abraham Darsaw, 24, has been charged with grand theft, aggravated assault, manslaughter and second degree murder. Police say he shot two people over “bad blood,” killing one of them. The surviving victim is recovering in the…

Police: 18-Year-Old Arrested on Accessory Charges in Fatal Shooting Investigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old girl on accessory charges in connection with a fatal shooting on Sunday. Authorities say in a joint effort between the Sioux Falls Area Fugitive Task Force and SFPD, they were able to locate and arrest 24-year-old Abraham Darsaw Monday evening without incident in the 1200 block of North Prairie Avenue. Darsaw…

Police treat London crash as terrorist incident

LONDON (AP) – London’s Metropolitan Police say that they are treating the crash outside of Parliament as a terrorist incident. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after the silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning…

SF Superintendent’s Son Trying to Make NFL

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The man in charge of the Sioux Falls School District has gotten a little busier this month. His son is trying to make an NFL roster. It’s a journey that’s been five years in the making. Superintendent Brian Maher has spent the last few years watching his son, Brett, kick in the NFL and Canadian Football League….

Homicide Suspect Arrested In Joint Law Enforcement Effort

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. UPDATE: According to Sioux Falls police and the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office, murder suspect Abraham Darsaw was arrested Monday evening without incident.  No further details have been released.  Stay with KDLT News for the latest information. *****Update***** In a joint effort with the SIoux Falls Area Fugitive Task Force and SFPD, Abraham Darsaw was arrested this evening. —…

Arrest Warrant Issued for Suspect in Fatal Shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police have issued an arrest warrant for a 24-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting near Falls Park on Sunday night. The arrest warrant was issued for 24-year-old Abraham Garnawu Darsaw. Darsaw is being charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, aggravated assault and grand theft. The warrant carries a $1,000,000 cash bond. If anyone knows…

FEMA Authorizes Federal Funding for Vineyard Fire Burning Near Hot Springs

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Vineyard Fire in Fall River County, South Dakota. FEMA Regional Administrator Lee K. dePalo approved the state’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) after receiving the request earlier today and…