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Sioux Falls Police Search for Suspect in Stabbing

Sioux Falls Police are searching for the person responsible for a stabbing Sunday night in the 700 block of West 6th Street. The call came in just before 10:30 p.m. Police say they found the victim with multiple stab wounds. The injuries are not expected to be life-threatening. A witness described a possible suspect as a black male, 5’8″-6’0” tall…

Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Fatal Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man is expected to spend the next several decades behind bars. A Minnehaha county judge sentenced Brady Holter, to 60 years in prison in the March 2017 stabbing death of Alex Rodriguez. Both families cried in court on Wednesday. The judge had one word to describe the crime: “senseless.” Holter took a plea…

3 Arrested in Connection with Fatal Stabbing in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D.- It’s quiet now, but Monday night this neighborhood on the Southwest side of town had emergency responders on the scene outside of a residence. “Law enforcement got a call of a stabbing that had occurred at the 900 block of 39th Street Southwest,” said Watertown Sheriff, Brad Howell. The stabbing victim, 28-year-old Christopher Spotts, was taken to the hospital…

Fatal Convenience Store Robber Sentenced To 90 Years

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A man who fatally stabbed a clerk during a robbery at a Rapid City convenience store has been sentenced to 90 years in prison. Eighteen-year-old Carlos Quevedo admitted to stabbing Kasie Lord at the Loaf N’ Jug in January of 2017. Quevedo entered a guilty plea to second degree murder last November. Lord tried to…

Police: Dispute Over Shared Romantic Involvement Lead To Fatal Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police say an altercation over a romantic relationship lead to the stabbing of a 17-year-old and the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old. At around 9: 20 p.m. on Saturday, police were called to an apartment located near West 42nd Street and Willow Avenue for a stabbing. Police say a 26-year-old man received multiple wounds from…

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…

Mall Of America Slasher Says Islamic State Inspired Attack

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 20-year-old Minneapolis man accused of attacking two brothers at the Mall of American says he was inspired by the Islamic State group. Mahad Abdirahman has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree assault for the November knife attack. His plea deal calls for 15½ years in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 16. The Star Tribune…

Jury Expected To Resume Deliberations On Dubuque Murder Case

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) – A jury is expected to resume deliberations Monday about the fate of a Dubuque man accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend. Twenty-five-year-old Fontae Buelow is charged with cocaine possession and first-degree murder. He’s accused of killing 21-year-old Samantha Link on March 31 at a home in Dubuque. The jury members began their hard work Friday…

Woman Ruled Incompetent For Trial In Sister’s Slaying

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A Chicago woman accused of killing her sister in Des Moines has been found incompetent to stand trial. The Des Moines Register reports that a judge issued the ruling last week for 31-year-old Ieisha McDuffy. Judge Health Lauber says McDuffy suffers from a disorder that prevents her from appreciating the charges against her or aiding…

Man Facing Assault Charges In New Year’s Eve Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A man is facing aggravated assault charges after police say he stabbed someone inside a Sioux Falls apartment this weekend. The stabbing occurred just before 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve in an apartment located in the 200 block of North Fairfax Avenue. Police say 42-year-old suspect Rocky Yazzie allegedly stabbed the victim near his heart,…

Rapid City Man Gets Life In Prison For Fatal Stabbing

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Rapid City man convicted of murder in a fatal stabbing at a motel has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Jurors late last month found 26-year-old Nathan Chase guilty of killing 30-year-old Jeremy Little at the Dakota Rose Inn in Rapid City in January. Chase had maintained he was…

Police: 13-Year-Old Arrested For Allegedly Stabbing Two Teens Multiple Times

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police arrested a 13-year-old boy after he allegedly stabbed two teens multiple times before an attempted drug transaction. Police were called to a report of a stabbing at in the 1300 block of West Sioux Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Arriving officers found a 19-year-old with five stab wounds in his back. Approximately…

Police ID Man Stabbed At Iowa State Fair, Announce Arrest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have identified a man stabbed at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines and announced an arrest in the case. The Iowa Public Safety Department says 21-year-old Tay Ronce Denton was stabbed around 10:25 p.m. Tuesday in the southwest corner of the fairgrounds. He was taken to Mercy Hospital. Police said Wednesday that he…

Police: Man Arrested For Stabbing In Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell Police arrested a man on assault charges after police say he stabbed another man outside of a bar on Thursday. Police arrested 24-year-old Trevor Belt for aggravated assault in connection with the stabbing. Police say when they arrived on scene they found an unresponsive male with at least two stab wounds. He received serious injuries from…

Authorities Looking At Terrorism In MI Airport Stabbing

FLINT, Mich. (AP) – A law enforcement official says the FBI is looking at terrorism as a possible motive in the stabbing of an officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport. The official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the individual wasn’t able to publicly discuss it says the investigation of the Wednesday morning assault at Bishop International Airport is…

Murder Defendant Seeks To Have Case Moved To Juvenile Court

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A 17-year-old accused of stabbing a Rapid City convenience store clerk to death during a January robbery wants to be tried as a juvenile rather than an adult. Carlos Quevedo of Rapid City is charged as an adult with alternate counts of first- and second-degree murder, and he also faces a first-degree robbery charge. Nineteen-year-old…

Stabbing Victim Was 21-Year-Old Sioux City Man, Police Say

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a 21-year-old stabbed to death in Sioux City. Police say the man was killed Saturday night after a fight started over a disputed theft. Police identified him as James Purcell, who lived in Sioux City. No arrests have been reported. Categories: Crime, Local News, News Tags: Fatal Stabbing, Iowa,…