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January 8, 2016
London fired at his own father during Kimball standoff
Donald London shot at officers for more than five hours during a standoff last year in Kimball, and he didn't stop even when police had his father, Michael London, with them in the line of fire. The Mitchell Police Division's Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle has been praised...
January 8, 2016 - 8:09am
October 16, 2015
Bond set at $250,000 cash for Bismarck standoff suspect
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bond has been set at $250,000 cash for a man who barricaded himself for 15 hours inside a Bismarck home and allegedly fired shots at police. Thirty-six-year-old Brandon Lyon could face up to 35 years in prison if convicted of attempted murder of a law...
October 16, 2015 - 1:24pm
June 17, 2015
Man in Aberdeen hotel standoff charged in casino robberies
ABERDEEN (AP) — A man involved in a 14-hour armed standoff with law officers at an Aberdeen hotel in March now faces robbery and accessory charges in armed holdups at two casinos in the city. The American News reports that 37-year-old Gregory Two Hearts was indicted in March...
June 17, 2015 - 2:17pm
March 31, 2015
Injured Highway Patrol trooper returns to work
PIERRE -- A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured during a January standoff in Brule County has returned to work, the Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday. Sgt. John Koenig, a 28-year veteran of the Patrol, returned to full duty Monday. He is stationed in Chamberlain. "It...
March 31, 2015 - 2:03pm
March 20, 2015
Class B teams return to Ramkota after standoff
All is clear. Eight boys basketball teams participating in the state tournament this week checked into their hotel Thursday morning after law...
March 20, 2015 - 1:07pm
March 2, 2015
Sioux Falls man, 71, charged with threatening officers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A 71-year-old man has been charged with assault for allegedly threatening officers during a standoff in central Sioux Falls. Ronnie Lee Medenwaldt was charged last week with three counts of aggravated assault on law enforcement. Officers were dispatched...
March 2, 2015 - 4:07pm
January 27, 2015
Men involved in Brule Co. standoff plead not guilty by reason of insanity
CHAMBERLAIN -- The man arrested earlier this month after a standoff near Kimball pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges Tuesday by reason of insanity. Donald London, 42, of Kimball, entered his plea during court at the Brule County Courthouse in Chamberlain. He was arrested...
January 27, 2015 - 4:39pm
January 9, 2015
UPDATE: Kimball standoff ends peacefully
KIMBALL -- The standoff in rural Brule County ended shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday when the suspect surrendered to law enforcement. Donald...
January 9, 2015 - 12:57pm
January 8, 2015
Highway Patrol officer injured in Brule Co. shooting
KIMBALL -- A South Dakota Highway Patrol officer was seriously injured Wednesday in a standoff with a Kimball man in rural Brule County. Donald...
January 8, 2015 - 9:45am
January 7, 2015
State and local authorities at standoff near Kimball
KIMBALL (AP) — State and local law enforcement officers are at a standoff at a house near Kimball in rural Brule County in eastern South Dakota. The attorney general's office calls it a "very serious situation" but did not elaborate. The South Dakota Highway Patrol has scheduled...
January 7, 2015 - 7:24pm
Shots fired in standoff in rural Brule County
Shots have been fired by a suspect involved in a standoff with law enforcement that was still ongoing shortly after 6 p.m.
January 7, 2015 - 7:17pm
UPDATE: Authorities involved in standoff in rural Brule County
The South Dakota Attorney General's Office announced late Wednesday that law enforcement was involved in a standoff at a residence in rural Brule County. The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Highway Patrol and the Brule County Sheriff's Office have...
January 7, 2015 - 6:17pm
October 21, 2014
Huron police detain man after hour-long standoff
HURON (AP) — A Huron man has been detained after an hour-long standoff with police in which officers say he threatened to harmful himself while barricaded in his house. KOKK-AM reports that police were looking for the man 30-year-old man following a number of domestic violence-related...
October 21, 2014 - 4:08pm
September 22, 2014
Man in custody after standoff in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A man is in custody after an armed standoff in Sioux Falls. The 30-year-old suspect was treated at a hospital for minor injuries after officers subdued him with a stun gun, then taken to jail. He was arrested on assault, weapons and drug charges. Authorities...
September 22, 2014 - 2:02pm
September 8, 2014
Man arrested after Sioux Falls standoff
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with domestic assault after a nearly five-hour-long standoff with police at a Sioux Falls home. Police say Grady Morris surrendered to police late Sunday night after barricading himself and a woman in a house. Homes...
September 8, 2014 - 8:47am