Sioux Falls

After U.S. Supreme Court Delay, South Dakota Executes Charles Rhines

He was scheduled to be executed at 1:30 for the killing of 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota has gone through with the execution of Charles Rhines after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected three appeals to delay his execution. Rhines was given a lethal injection around 7:35. He was scheduled to be executed at 1:30 for the killing of 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer during a burglary in 1992 in Rapid City. But the…

American Red Cross Dakotas Region Helping Out in Sioux Falls

They're still in the early stages of assessing the damage from the tornado

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — American Red Cross Dakotas Region is helping people in Sioux Falls affected by the tornado. The organization has opened shelters and is feeding people. If there aren’t enough volunteers in the Sioux Falls area, more volunteers will be deployed from the Dakotas region. The CEO says they’re still in the early stages of assessing the damage….

National Weather Service Confirms 3 EF-2 Tornadoes Hit Sioux Falls

The last time a tornado touched down in Sioux Falls was in October 1996.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–The National Weather Service has confirmed that 3 EF-2 tornadoes hit the city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, overnight. The National Weather Service says all three tornadoes touched down just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. The first confirmed tornado caused significant damage to businesses. A second tornado caused damage to the Avera Health Complex. The third tornado…

Tornado Hits Sioux Falls Overnight

The Sioux Falls Police Department and Mayor Paul TenHaken are asking the public to stay at home as there is too much debris on city roads.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Severe weather including a tornado hit central Sioux Falls. National Weather Service Senior Forecaster Bob Oravec confirmed that a tornado touched down in the city, just before midnight Tuesday. The twister wrecked an Advanced Auto Parts store and caused damage to other businesses and homes, including the Avera Heart Hospital, where police were letting only doctors,…

Sanford Health To Temporarily Stop Using Devices From One Of Its Surgeons

Sanford leaders say the suspension of the devices will remain until legal issues are resolved

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Sanford Health in Sioux Falls will stop using some medical devices manufactured by one of its surgeons as a federal investigation into their use is underway. Sanford’s neurosurgeon Wilson Asfora owns a company that sells devices used in spine surgeries. Two Sanford doctors in 2016 filed a lawsuit accusing Asfora of illegally profiting by using those…

Slayer Hopes To “Slay” Fargo Crowd During Farewell Tour Stop

The band will be joined by Primus, Ministry, and Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals

FARGO, ND — The thrash metal band “Slayer” is heading out on its farewell tour and they are planning a stop at the Fargodome. You can catch them on November 17th in Fargo or two days earlier at the Denny Sanford Center in Sioux Falls. The band will be joined by Primus, Ministry, and Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals….

Suspect in Sioux Falls Deputy-Involved Shooting Facing Multiple Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -The Minnehaha County State’s Attorney has charged the man in connection with an incident that led to a deputy-involved shooting in Sioux Falls on Tuesday. 44-year-old George Lee Rinzy, Jr., is facing four aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer charges and two simple assault on a law enforcement officer charges, as well as, one intentional damage to…

Sioux Falls Police Say They’ve Solved 38-Year-Old Homicide of Newborn Baby

Theresa BentaasSIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police say they have solved a cold case homicide dating back to 1981. On February 28th, 1981, a newborn baby boy was found wrapped in a blanket in a ditch near East 26th Street and Sycamore Avenue. An autopsy revealed the baby died from exposure to cold temperatures. Police say they received few tips…

“Twins of Evil” Are Making Stops In The Region Including Fargodome

Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson's Latest Tour

FARGO, ND — Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson are bringing their “Twins of Evil: Hell Never Dies Tour 2019” to Fargodome on Friday, August 9. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday. Zombie’s new album is due out later this year while Manson’s working on the follow-up to his 2017 release “Heaven Upside Down”. If you can’t make…