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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A 23-year-old Sioux Falls woman is on the run after being accused of shooting a man in a vehicle in the city and then dumping his body north of town along a rural road. Kelsey Rachel Roubideaux is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, said authorities. She is described as 5-foot-4, 180 pounds with tattoos on her neck and face. She is wanted on warrant for first degree manslaughter.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Authorities are continuing their investigating on Wednesday, Sept. 19, into the shooting death of a 40-year-old Sioux Falls man, whose body was found north of the city on a rural road near the small town of Renner. The victim has been identified as Lakendrick J Thornton. His body was found along the road on Tuesday morning. He died of a single gunshot wound, said Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead.
SISSETON, S.D. -- A 52-year-old Watertown man is still on the run after he took off following a fatal crash near Sisseton in far northeast South Dakota on Sept. 4. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Tuesday, Sept. 18, that Robert Keoke Jr., who was driving the vehicle, still had not been found.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Golf legend Jack Nicklaus will help kick off the first Professional Golf Association tournament in the Dakotas. Nicklaus, who won 18 major tournaments, will be a part of the opening ceremonies at the inaugural Sanford International Presented by Cambria that starts on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, S.D. The ceremonies start at 10 a.m. and Nicklaus will be joined by tourney host Andy North and representatives of sponsors Sanford Health and Cambria on the first tee.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A Sioux Falls man who jumped on the hood of his girlfriend’s car after an argument over the weekend and hit his head after falling off the vehicle has died. The 46-year-old man’s name will not be released, as his family has invoked Marsy’s Law which provides protections to victims of crime. The girlfriend, however, has been arrested in the case. She is Jayme Kae Knudson, 43.
EDGEMONT, S.D. — A series of human errors lead to the death of two Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad workers who were hit by a train in southwest South Dakota in January of 2017, said the National Transportation Safety Board in a report published Thursday, Sept. 6. The Jan. 17 accident near Edgemont, which the board said was preventable, occurred when a train traveling at 35 mph struck and killed two of three workers on the crew, who had been clearing snow and ice from a track switch and were within the tracks.
STURGIS, S.D. -- A firefighter died Friday afternoon, Sept. 7, while fighting a blaze in the small town of Tilford between Rapid City and Sturgis in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Another person was also missing and a Meade County Sheriff's deputy was transported to the hospital as a result of the same incident, Rapid City Fire Department Lt. Jim Bussell told the Rapid City Journal.
ST. PAUL -- Cher will be on a nationwide tour with two stops in the Upper Midwest in May of 2019, it was announced Friday, Sept. 7. The 72-year-old singer and actress will be on her first tour across the country in five years. Her tour will start in Florida next January and end with appearances in Sioux Falls at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on Thursday, May 16, and at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Saturday, May 18.
LAS VEGAS—About 275 tickets were sold from the three-state region to last year's deadly outdoor country music concert in Las Vegas, where 58 people died and 851 were injured. Officials from Nevada's Victims of Crime Program are encouraging people to apply for funding by the approaching deadline of Oct. 1, which is one year after the nation's largest mass shooting occurred.
FARGO -- Led by its low jobless rate and housing affordability, Fargo was rated the seventh best city in the United States to raise a family, according to a financial website. WalletHub.com said this week as children returned to school that they used 46 areas of study among 180 cities to determine the most family-friendly places.