Crime

New team targets online opioid sales fueling the drug crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new team of federal agents is targeting online trafficking of fentanyl, a powerful narcotic driving a rising number of overdose deaths across the U.S. So-called darknet sales are a challenge to law enforcement that in some…

Woman pleads guilty to killing son over potty-training issue

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Pine Ridge Reservation woman accused of beating her 2-year-old son to death after he wet his bed has pleaded guilty. The Rapid City Journal reports 30-year-old Katrina Shangreaux, of Porcupine, pleaded guilty Friday to…

Police: Woman Arrested For DWI Causes $20K In Damage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls police arrested a 21-year-old for her second DWI  after she crashed her car and caused over $20,000 in damage. Police say two patrolling officer witnessed a 2010 Kia Forte traveling South on Marion Road at a…

Iowa couple imprisoned for abuse of disabled woman

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa couple accused of inflicting chemical burns on a disabled woman in their care have been sent to prison. Court records say 51-year-old Katrina Eubanks was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to…

Sioux Falls Police Investigating Overnight Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls police are investigating an armed robbery that took place overnight. Police responded to a robbery at a gas station near West 22nd Street and South Minnesota Avenue at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday. Police…

Wounded Knee man pleads guilty in starvation death of baby

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Wounded Knee man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the starvation death of his infant son. Authorities say 25-year-old Darwin Red Cloud withheld food from the 2-month-old in the fall of 2014, and…

Iowa sex offender convicted of new child pornography crimes

TIPTON, Iowa (AP) - An eastern Iowa faces up to 240 years in prison when he's sentenced for producing child pornography involving a prepubescent child and for trading child pornography. A jury convicted 40-year-old Christian Hansen, of Tipton, on Friday…

Court documents say boyfriend admitted firing fatal shot

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Court documents say the boyfriend of a pregnant teenager admitted to fatally shooting her in St. Paul, but said it was an accident. Luis Chacon-Villeda has not been charged in the death of 18-year-old Eileen…

Porcupine woman to plead guilty in beating death of toddler

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Pine Ridge Reservation woman accused of beating her 2-year-old son to death after he wet his bed has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. The Rapid City Journal reports 30-year-old Katrina Shangreaux, of Porcupine,…

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