Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets — “blunt impact projectiles” that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that’s the goal.
Officials in the south metro say a career criminal has been arrested after escaping a South Dakota prison and robbing three banks in the Twin Cities metro area.
Minnesota will play Oklahoma State in a neutral-site nonconference game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this season. The Gophers announced Friday they’ll face the Cowboys on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the 3,250-seat Sanford Pentagon arena.
A Minnesota man accused of forcing a woman into prostitution in Sioux Falls has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.
Sioux Falls police say a domestic dispute led to a man taking his wife’s laptop into the backyard and shooting it several times with a handgun.
The baseball home opener is a time when Twins fans can dream big. A sold-out crowd filed into Target Field full of excitement Monday afternoon, in anticipation of what this season will bring.
Sioux Falls has succeeded in creating jobs but needs to do more to fill them, Mayor Mike Huether said in announcing an effort to recruit workers from around the region.
Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County officials have decided against allowing construction of a solar farm on the outskirts of the city. Minnesota-based Geronimo Energy proposed the $25 million Cherry Creek solar farm, saying it would generate enough power for about 2,000 homes.
Police in Minnesota have arrested two teens suspected of shooting an 18-year-old man in the head while he was driving in Sioux Falls. Seventeen-year-old Bryon Hanson and 19-year-old Robert Montes were arrested in Marshall, Minnesota, on Friday.
A federal judge in South Dakota has ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but the decision doesn’t mean gay couples can immediately wed.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says one of its troopers was seriously wounded during a standoff at a rural home northwest of Kimball, but the officer is expected to live.
South Dakota authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the suspect in the death of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says Joseph Patterson violated the terms of his bond by contacting the boy’s mother.
Rather than ask for the latest gadgets or clothes for her birthday, a Sioux Falls girl put animal food on her list.
A group of historians has formed an organization whose goal is to increase the study of the Midwest.
A 26-year-old man is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl at the Sioux Falls day care where he worked.
A man and woman from Minneapolis have pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 31-year-old David Nance and 26-year-old Ashley Crayton are charged with sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion.
A judge says a history of violence against children can be used as evidence against a Sioux Falls man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
A federal jury in Sioux Falls has convicted a Minnesota man in a drug case that authorities say involved large quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana.
A man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy’s mother. Twenty-eight-year-old Joseph Patterson was arraigned Thursday in Sioux Falls on charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping.
A man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall is facing charges in a new alleged incident.
The National Weather Service says a confirmed tornado has directly hit a small town in Jerauld County.
Health officials in Sioux Falls are urging residents to verify that their vaccinations are up-to-date, following a reported increase in the number of pertussis cases in South Dakota. The state Health Department late last week said 29 cases of pertussis or whooping cough had been reported statewide so far this year, compared to 67 in all of last year.
Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday in South Dakota. He was 69.
A cancer center in South Dakota will bear the names of Don Meyer and his wife, providing an enduring legacy for the legendary basketball coach and his primary caregiver. The Don and Carmen Meyer Center of Excellence will house the new Avera Cancer Institute at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen.
A husband and wife were involved in an apparent murder-suicide at a residential care center in Worthington Friday evening. Worthington Police officers responded to a report of gunshots fired in a room at Crossroads Care Center just before 10 p.m.