Crime

Former tribal executive sentenced to prison for embezzlement

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - A former executive board member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for embezzlement. Sixty-six-year-old Barbara Kirk of Sisseton was sentenced in federal court to 16 months…

Police investigate armed robbery of Mitchell laundry

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - Police are investigating an early morning armed robbery at a laundry business in Mitchell. Authorities say a male with a handgun held up Plaza Cleaners at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the suspect also tried…

Suspect in shooting of reservation school custodian arrested

WAUBAY, S.D. (AP) - Authorities have a suspect in custody in the late-night shooting of a school custodian on the Lake Traverse Reservation. A 19-year-old custodial worker was checking the perimeter of the Enemy Swim Day School near Waubay in…

2 men sentenced to federal prison for trafficking meth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Two men have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota in unrelated methamphetamine trafficking cases. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 31-year-old David Gunville of Eagle Butte and 26-year-old Antonio Foster of Tucson, Arizona, both conspired…

Two Britton Men Sentenced In Sex Abuse Case

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Two of the five men charged in a Marshall County sexual abuse case involving a teenager have been sentenced. 29-year-old Edgar Ramos was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of possession of child pornography…

Sioux Falls Man Pleads No Contest to Child Porn Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -  A Sioux Falls man has pleaded no contest to seven child pornography charges. 48-year-old Mark Ullrich was originally charged with 25 counts of possession of child pornography in March of 2017. Authorities say Ullrich was using…

SFPD Investigating Second Armed Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning. Police say they were dispatched to a business in the 400 block of North Sycamore Avenue at around 4 a.m. for a robbery.…

Grand Forks police: Mother killed 3 children, then herself

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Police say preliminary results show that a Grand Forks mother shot and killed her three children and then took her own life. Astra Volk and her children, 14-year-old Tyler Talmage, 10-year-old Aidan Talmage and 6-year-old…

Alexandria man sentenced for stealing from 90-year-old mom

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. (AP) - An Alexandria man has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for stealing from his ailing 90-year-old mother. A jury in March found Kenneth Hauge guilty of theft by exploitation for stealing more than $30,000…

Authorities: City of Sioux Falls a Victim in Phishing Scam

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls police opened an investigation with the FBI on Thursday after it was revealed that the city of Sioux Falls fell victim to a phishing scam. Authorities say in mid-April, the city finance department received…

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