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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…

One Dead In Overnight Sioux Falls Shooting

Sioux Falls Police Still Investigating

Sioux Falls police were dispatched to the 300 block of E. Falls Park Drive around 9:54pm Sunday night to an apparent shooting. Upon arrival, officers found two victims. Both were taken to an area hospital where one later succumbed to their injuries. The police are still investigating. Stay with KDLT News for the latest updates. Categories: Crime, Local News, News…

Old Explosives Found at New Construction Site

Demolition explosives found at Sioux Falls construction site

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls police bomb squad was called to a construction site after some old demolition explosives were unearthed. Authorities got a call about suspicious devices on Friday in a construction zone northeast of Interstate 229 and East 26th Street. Authorities determined the devices were old construction demolition explosives. The bomb squad detonated them early Saturday,…

Animal Control Warns of Hot Car Dangers for Pets

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-From April 1st to May 25th there have been 45 calls made to animal control about pets left in cars. These next couple months it’s going to get even hotter. They want to remind pet owners not to leave their furry friends in vehicles. “When animals get in temperatures that are highly elevated in even up to the…

City Falls Victim to Fraud Scam, FBI Investigating

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The city is of Sioux Falls says it is the newest victim in a fraud scam. It all started when a few weeks ago, the city’s finance department received an email. It appeared to be from a legitimate vendor that city often does business with. It turns out – it was anything but. KDLT’s Allison Royal…

Construction Worker Dies After Trench Collapses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A family is mourning the loss of a 34-year-old construction worker that died on Thursday. Officials say he was working in a trench when one of the walls collapsed onto him. KDLT’S Allison Royal was on the scene Thursday just after 11AM on Bahnson Avenue and Brewster Street. “We just had two individuals that were working…

Officers Mourn Loss of Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Deputy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office lost one of their own on Tuesday, but say he’ll never be forgotten. Those who know Deputy Steve Maciejewski say he was a quiet leader, but a good one. “The way he treated people was magical quite frankly,” said Minnehaha Sheriff Mike Milstead. Which is why it’s fitting that his nickname was “Magic.”…

Arson Suspected in Nites Inn Motel Fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It was a quiet night at the Nites Inn Motel until a fire broke out in one of the rooms around 3:45 a.m. Fortunately no one was hurt, but inspectors believe this was no accident. “The fire investigators and then the arson detectives will work together to figure out how the fire started,” said Public Information Officer…

Icon Lounge Working To Comply With Noise Ordinances

Sioux Falls, S.D. – One of Sioux Falls popular night life destinations is going through renovations to comply with city ordinances. “We are now a very active entertainment district and we really need to talk about what the standards should be for sound,” says Icon Lounge Partner Stacy Newcomb-Weiland. When Icon Lounge opened in 2012, it hosted live music events…

Schools and Police Learn Lessons from Tragedy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- After a tragedy like the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, It can cause anxiety among parents and students. The Sioux Falls Police Department and school district are speaking out to remind folks they do all they can to keep the community safe. They want to remind people to pay attention and that if you…

Police Investigating After Fatal Stabbing in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A stabbing Saturday night left one dead and another injured. Around 9:2o that night police were called to the scene of the 1900 block of W. 42nd street. Two victims were taken to the hospital. A 26-year-old Sioux Falls man died from his injuries while the other is being treated for injuries and is expected to survive. A…

Law Enforcement Responds To Calls of Cars Crashing Into Buildings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There have been at least five reported car versus building crashes recently in Sioux Falls.   Sioux Falls police have been plenty busy lately with an abnormal trend: cars crashing into buildings. “The bigger factor here is that people aren’t following the traffic rules,” said officer Sam Clemens of the Sioux Falls Police Department. “If they’re running…

Update: BVHS Student Brought Gun To Sell To Another Student

BRANDON, S.D. – Brandon Valley High School went into lockdown Tuesday morning due to a student bringing a weapon to school. In an email sent out by Brandon Valley School District Superintendent Dr. Larson, the school received a report that a student had brought a weapon to school. The school entered lockdown and law enforcement was called. Officials say a…

Nine People Arrested For Drug Bust Near Elementary School

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Nine people are faces drug charges after arrests on the 3000 block of South First Avenue Monday morning. Police say they received reports of people stopping by the house for only a few minutes at a time: a red flag for law enforcement. “This started out with tips about possible drug use,” said Officer Sam Clemens…

Sioux Falls Man Charged With Making Terroristic Threats

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man is facing terroristic threat charges after police say he threatened to kill people inside a business. Police say 22-year-old Yonas Abechu entered a business in the 1600 block of South Sycamore Avenue around 7 p.m. Saturday and began screaming that he was going to kill people. 15 to 20 people fled the…