Murder

Sioux Falls Man Involved in Crash on I-29 Charged with Wife’s Murder

Irving Jumping Eagle showed up at a North Dakota Gas Station covered in blood and asked to use a bathroom to clean up. From Our Sister Station in Sioux Falls, KDLT Reporter Jill Johnson has more

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man wanted for questioning in the death of his wife, and who was spotted in North Dakota, has been arrested and charged with her murder. Irving Jumping Eagle, 43, was spotted in blood soaked clothes yesterday in Streeter. This morning, he crashed along I-29 about 90 miles north of Sioux Falls and was detained….

Attorneys for St. Anthony Officer Charged in Castile Killing Wants Change of Venue

The judge says he hopes to rule by the end of the week

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. — Defense attorneys are pushing to move the manslaughter trial of a St. Anthony police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man last summer. Attorneys for officer Jeronimo Yanez argued in court that the officer cannot get a fair trial in Ramsey County, where Philando Castile was shot, because of pretrial publicity. The judge says he…

Fargo Woman Accused of Trying to Kill Husband with Battery Acid

The suspect told officers she was unhappy with the relationship

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is being accused of trying to kill her husband with battery acid. Nyabenda Spes is charged with one count of reckless endangerment. Authorities say officers were called to her home and she confessed to them she was pouring battery acid in her husband’s beer, hoping he would drink it and die. They said Spes…

Patty Wetterling Breaks Her Silence; Says She’s Still Learning Her “New Role”

Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. Our Sister Station, KDLT, Interviewed Her For Our Story

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Patty Wetterling is in Sioux Falls, preparing to talk with health officials on how to promote child safety and prevent infant abductions. Wetterling is speaking to the media for the first time since Danny Heinrich, the man responsible for kidnapping and murdering her son Jacob, was sentenced. It took 27 years to solve the mystery. After…

Ogema Man Sentenced in Killing of Three-Year-Old

The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple's home on the White Earth Indian Reservation

  OGEMA, Minn. — A man who pleaded guilty in the fatal beating of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sterling Andersen, 24, of rural Ogema, avoided a possible life prison term by pleading guilty to second-degree murder. The charges stem from the October 2015 death of Steven Warren at the couple’s home on…

Parents of Andrew Sadek Testify in Senate Committee Hearing

She told a Senate Committee that potential informants should be better informed of their legal options to understand the risks they may be taking

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Emotional testimony from the parents of Andrew Sadek in Bismarck. Tammy Sadek fought back tears as she talked about her 20-year-old son who had been recruited by police to become a drug informant after he was accused of selling marijuana. The NDSCS student went missing in May 2014 and was later found dead. Sadek believes her…

A Man Was Arrested For Attempted Murder In West Fargo

A man is charged with attempted murder after shooting an injury a female

An Illinois man is behind bars at Cass County Jail for attempted murder. Around 12:20 this morning, West Fargo Police responded to 639 33rd Avenue West for a disturbance involving a female with a gunshot wound in a parking lot. Police entered the nearby building and arrested 26-year-old David White Jr. for attempted murder. The victim was taken an emergency room….

Minnesota Mom Fighting to Change Law that Set Her Son’s Killer Free

On February 7th, 2003, Sweats left her 3-year-old son, Cameron in the care of a family friend, Samuel Christopher Jones while she went to work

  MINNESOTA — A Minnesota mom is fighting to change the law when it comes to sentencing guidelines when someone kills a child. Cynthia Sweats said when it comes to punishing someone for killing a child, the state is much too lenient. Samuel Christopher Jones On February 7th, 2003, Sweats left her 3-year-old son, Cameron in the care of a family friend,…

FBI Hopes for New Leads in North Dakota Murder Case Gone Cold

The 50-year-old Morin's remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming

FBI File Photo  ST. MICHAEL, N.D. — The FBI is offering a reward in the decade old murder case of a St. Michael, North Dakota man. Kim Morin was shot and killed in July 2007 on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. The 50-year-old Morin’s remains were found in October 2007 about eight miles north of Fort Washakie, Wyoming….

Bad Reaction to Narcotics May Have Led to Fatal Sioux Falls Stabbing

The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by Holter and his girlfriend

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sioux Falls police say a bad reaction to narcotics may have caused a man to fatally stab an acquaintance at a house party. Alexander Rodriguez, 27, of Sioux Falls, was stabbed early Sunday morning. Brady Holter, 25, was arrested for murder and manslaughter. The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by…