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SIOUX FALLS -- A 16-year-old Sioux Falls boy has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 19-year-old man early Saturday in a neighborhood east of the airport. Law officers and paramedics were called at 12:57 a.m. to the 900 block of East Hermosa Drive for a cardiac arrest, according to a news release from the Sioux Falls Police Department. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
SUMMIT – Justin Magnuson, 18, of Sisseton, S.D., has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle rollover that occurred Wednesday night north of Summit. Magnuson was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on 458th Avenue when he lost control of the car. The vehicle eventually went into the ditch and rolled. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
SIOUX FALLS -- A person suffered minor injuries after being kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint at the Sioux Falls Inn and then dropped off across the Iowa border in Lyon County over the weekend. At 12:11 a.m. Saturday officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were contacted by deputies from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department who said they had a person with them who had been kidnapped and robbed at the motel at 1300 W. Russell St.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced Monday, July 18, Terry Ryan has been relieved of his duties as general manager and executive vice president. “Since joining our organization as a...
RAPID CITY -- Authorities from the Burleigh County sheriff’s office in Bismarck will arrive at Pactola Lake in the Black Hills Tuesday to try to find the body of Dana Caswell, 64, of Deadwood, who drowned Sunday after jumping off a boat to go swimming. The North Dakota team will use a remotely operated vehicle to try to find Caswell, who was in an area with 130 feet deep water near the lake’s dam.
BOX ELDER -- A 42-year-old Box Elder man has denied charges of using a cellphone and computer to entice minors for sex, according to U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Randy Seiler. Christopher Michael Fox faces charges of sexual exploitation of a minor, enticement of a minor using the internet, and transfer of obscene material to a minor.
SIOUX FALLS -- In broad daylight, a man robbed the Walgreens pharmacy on a busy Sioux Falls intersection and made off with pills and syringes Saturday. At about 6 p.m., police were called to the Walgreens at 3620 W. 41st, one of the busiest streets in the city, to the robbery.
ST. PAUL -- Philando Castile is one of a growing number of black Americans killed by police. The Washington Post reports that the 32-year-old St. Paul man was the 123rd...
ROSEBUD -- A 20-year-old Mission man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for sexually abusing an 11-year-old child in a Rosebud home. Graham Brody Good Shield must also complete five years of supervised release after his prison term is up, said U.S. District Court Judge Roberto Lange in the sentencing hearing Tuesday ib abusive sexual contact conviction.
FARGO, N.D. - Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brand, will debut on Fox Sports North and many other local ABC affiliates across North Dakota on Saturday, July 2.