Sioux Falls

Guilty Plea From Father Who Left Baby Out In The Cold

Mother Admitted The Couple Were High on Drugs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The father accused of leaving his infant outside overnight in Sioux Falls has pleaded guilty to child abuse. 39-year-old Ronald Harrison entered the plea to abuse or cruelty to a minor under 7. Harrison and the child’s mother are accused of leaving the baby outside the Faith Family Church for 18 hours in October 2017. The…

Metallica Bringing WorldWired Tour To Alerus Center

The Band's First Visit To Grand Forks In Nearly 30 Years

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s news that local fans of heavy metal music have been waiting for. Metallica’s WorldWired Tour is making a stop at Alerus Center in Grand Forks. You can see the heavy metal band live on Saturday, September 8. It’ll be the band’s first stop in Grand Forks in nearly 30 years! They’ll also be…

Women’s Basketball: Sioux Falls Squeaks by MSUM in NSIC Tournament

Sannes lead MSUM with 18 points in loss to USF.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The MSUM women’s basketball team fell in a tight game to Sioux Falls 59-56 in the NSIC tournament. Drew Sannes led the way for the Dragons with 18 points and eight rebounds. Jacky Volkert and Cassidy Thorson each added 11 points for MSUM. Mariah Szymanski dropped 26 points for Sioux Falls who will advance in the…

North Dakota “Blue Alert” Suspect Appears in Court

Salvarado says he will not fight extradition back to North Dakota to face attempted murder and assault charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The suspect who allegedly tried to run down a Bismarck police officer and triggered a statewide Blue Alert manhunt appeared in court in South Dakota. Ulises Salvarado, 22, was arrested in Brookings, South Dakota after he went into a convenience store and asked the worker for help for a gunshot wound to his arm. He was…

Man Gets 45 Years For Slicing Off His Girlfriend’s Nipples

Judge Went Against Plea Deal Asking For No More Than 30 Years

SIOUX FALLS, SD — A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for slicing off his pregnant girlfriend’s nipples during an argument. Prosecutors had agreed to ask for no more than 30 years for 45-year-old Tony Ledbetter. But the judge went against the plea deal and gave him the maximum sentence. The victim told the court…

Police: Parents of Abandoned Sioux Falls Baby Admit They Used Drugs Night of the Incident

Police have arrested the mother, 28-year-old Mary Jennessee, and charged her with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age seven.

SIOUX FALLS, SD — There are new developments in the case of an abandoned baby left outside a Sioux Falls church for nearly 24 hours earlier this month. The parents admit being on drugs. Police have arrested the mother, 28-year-old Mary Jennessee, and charged her with abuse or cruelty to a minor under age seven. The father of the infant…

Sioux Falls Teens go on Crime Spree with Stolen Van

Police believe the 14-year-olds are responsible for vandalizing nearly 40 vehicles in central Sioux Falls. KDLT Reporter Jill Johnson has more from Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD —  Two teens are facing more charges after police say they led authorities on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. Police believe the 14-year-olds are responsible for vandalizing nearly 40 vehicles in central Sioux Falls. On Sunday night into the early Monday, Sioux Falls Police received nearly 40 reports of  car windows that had been…

UPDATE: Sioux Falls Couple Says Abandoned Baby Boy was “Misplaced” Outside Church for 18 Hours

But the couple at the center of the story said it's all a misunderstanding. KDLT reporter Jill Johnson has more

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The father of the infant left outside of a Sioux Falls Church has been arrested. Ronald Harrison Jr., 38, has been charged with felony child abuse and neglect. Police said his two and a half old baby was left outside overnight earlier this week. But the couple at the center of the story said it’s all…

Police: Abandoned Baby Boy Found Outside of Sioux Falls Church Likely Left Overnight in Rain

The little boy, believed to be two and a half months old, is doing well and is now in protective custody. KDLT Reporter Anndrea Anderson Reports.

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Employees at a downtown Sioux Falls church made a startling discovery early yesterday morning. A baby, in a car seat, right at their front door. The little boy, believed to be only about two and a half months old, is doing well and is now in protective custody. “My first thought is the parents might be…