Crime

Ex-Crow Creek Tribal Chair Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A former chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux has pleaded not guilty to embezzling from the South Dakota tribe. Forty-five-year-old Brandon Sazue of Chamberlain entered his plea in federal court Friday. U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons…

Jeffrey Epstein has Died by Suicide in Jail

NEW YORK (AP) - A former law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York. The medical examiner's office in Manhattan confirmed the financier's death. The…

Woman Arrested for Assault, DWI After Drunken Misunderstanding

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls police say a woman is facing serious charges after a drunken misunderstanding escalated into violence. The incident happened Thursday evening on Bennett Street and Cliff Avenue. After drinking at a mutual friends house, two…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested On Murder Charge

SIOUX FALLS -- A Sioux Falls man is charged with murder and manslaughter in connection with the stabbing death of a Vermillion resident. Sioux Falls Police said Christopher Michael Wood, 25, is charged with 1st and 2nd degree murder, 1st…

Police: Man Was Fatally Shot While Pointing Gun at Officers

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a western Iowa officer fatally shot a driver who was pointing a handgun at officers and another at his passenger. The Council Bluffs Police Department said in a news release Wednesday that shots…

State Calls 'Expert Witnesses' In Frias Trial

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The trial of murder and manslaughter suspect Manuel Frias continued in Minnehaha County court today. Both the state and defense are laying out their versions of what…

DUI, Drug Arrests Tick Upward at Sturgis Rally

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) - DUI and drug arrests are up at this year's Sturgis motorcycle rally. The South Dakota Highway Patrol's daily tally shows 72 drunken-driving arrests, up from 56 a year ago on the same date. The patrol says…

Northeast Iowa Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Porn

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A northeast Iowa man has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Derek Clemens, of Evansdale, entered the plea Monday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. He admitted that, between March 2018…

Walz Says He'll Seek Hearings this Fall on Gun Restrictions

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz says he'll seek hearings on gun measures this fall after the latest mass shootings in Ohio and Texas. Democratic leaders and gun safety advocates in Minnesota have for years pursued universal background checks…

Custer Cleans Up After Heavy Rain, Flood Shut Down SD City  

CUSTER, S.D. - Residents of Custer are cleaning up after what an emergency services official calls a hundred-year flood that shut down the southwestern South Dakota city. The National Weather Service says thunderstorms stalled over Custer on Friday afternoon and…

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