Crime

Watertown Police Warn of Lethal Meth after Woman's Death

WATERTOWN, S.D. - Watertown Police are warning residents about lethal meth being distributed in the area. The warning comes after a 41-year-old woman died from cardiac arrest as a reaction to injecting the drug. Police were called to a home…

Minnesota Coach Sentenced to 24 Years for Abusing Skater

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota figure skating coach has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for sexually abusing one of his skaters. Forty-eight-year-old Thomas Incantalupo, of St. Louis Park, was arrested last year when he worked with the Eden…

Missing Teen From Missouri Found in South Dakota After Chase

EDMUNDSON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities have found a missing 16-year-old suburban St. Louis girl safe and apprehended a family friend whom police described as "physically violent" after a pursuit, crash and search in South Dakota. Police in Edmundson, Missouri, said…

Iowa Woman Convicted of Killing Husband

ALBIA, Iowa (AP) - A jury has convicted a south-central Iowa woman of killing her husband, whose body was found in their burned home last year. Monroe County District Court records say the jury handed up the arson and first-degree…

Feds Charge Ex-day Care Manager Awaiting Trial in Iowa Case

TOLEDO, Iowa (AP) - A federal theft charge has been leveled against a former Tama County day care director accused of using thousands of its dollars to buy things for herself. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 48-year-old Kristine Daniel…

Woman Sentenced for Embezzling From McCrossan Boys Ranch

BRANDON, S.D. - A Brandon woman has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for embezzling money from McCrossan Boys Ranch. 42-year-old Crystal Nelson pled guilty to fraudulently inflating her payroll checks and using a company credit card for…

Officials: 75,000 THC Vaping Cartridges Seized in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Law enforcement officials say they've seized 75,000 THC vaping cartridges in Anoka County. The Department of Public Safety says the cartridges are believed to have come from out of state for distribution in Minnesota. Lung…

Jurors Convict Iowa Farmer in Corn Rake Killing of Wife

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A jury has convicted an eastern Iowa hog farmer of using a corn rake to kill his wife. The Telegraph Herald reports jurors on Monday afternoon found 43-year-old Todd M. Mullis guilty of first-degree murder in…

Charges: Wisconsin Woman Hid Mom's Corpse, Collected Income

MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) - A 60-year-old Wisconsin woman has been charged with hiding her mother's corpse after authorities say she didn't report the death for up to four months while living off her mom's income. Paula Bergold allegedly put the…

Authorities Make Arrest in Worthington School Shooting Threat

WORTHINGTON, M.N. - Authorities in Worthington have made an arrest in connection with a school shooting threat. Police were notified last night of the threat made against the school district on social media. Authorities say there is no further threat…

State's Attorney McGowan: "I Welcome Governor Noem's Investigation"

UPDATE: Minnehaha County State's Attorney Aaron McGowan has released a statement following news of an investigation request by Governor Kristi Noem. McGowan's statement reads in part: "The state's attorney welcomes this investigation and looks forward to an accurate and credible…

Federal Settlements in South Dakota Wildfire Exceed $700K

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota landowners have been awarded more than $700,000 in a lawsuit accusing a federal agency of burning their properties in April 2013, when a prescribed fire blazed out of control. The U.S. Forest Service…

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