Sioux Falls

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…

Murder-Suicide Suspected in Death of Couple, 8-Year-old Boy in Lennox

The sheriff says dispatchers got a call from a relative about 10 a.m.

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South Dakota Legislator Not Reprimanded for “All Lives Splatter” Post

Representative Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder is not losing her job in politics

SIOUX FALLS, SD — A Republican South Dakota legislator is not being reprimanded for her “All Lives Splatter” post on Facebook. Representative Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder posted a meme on September 7th which shows protesters getting run over by a vehicle. It reads, “All Lives Splatter, nobody cares about your protest.” The GOP state chairman said in a statement,…

Face It TOGETHER Celebrates Opening of Addiction Center in Fargo

Leaders within the organization held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this new community hub in town

FARGO, ND — Face It TOGETHER is celebrating its grand opening of their new addiction management center. Located in the Prairie Stone Center at 1650 45th Street South, the facility will offer peer counseling, treatment information and other resources to help sustain long-term addiction wellness. Leaders within the organization held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this new community hub…

Garth Brooks Week Begins in Sioux Falls, Economic Impact Expected at Over $12 Million

The Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the local economic impact of Garth Brooks' performances during the next two weekends at $12.5 million

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — When the best-selling male artist of all time comes to town, you know you are about to see the cash roll in. The Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the local economic impact of Garth Brooks’ performances during the next two weekends at $12.5 million. The singer has nine shows scheduled Sept. 15-17 and…

Sioux Falls Man Accused of Cutting Off Woman’s Nipples Changes Plea

Authorities said Ledbetter was arguing with his now ex-girlfriend when he punched her, sat on her and pressed his forearm into her throat.

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Sioux Falls man accused of cutting off a woman’s nipples with a pair of scissors has changed his plea. Tony Ledbetter, 45, is pleading guilty to three counts of aggravated assault. Authorities said Ledbetter was arguing with his now ex-girlfriend when he punched her, sat on her and pressed his forearm into her throat….