Crime

Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting

UPDATE (4/12/21 @ 3:43 p.m.): One person dead, officer wounded in shooting confrontation at the Knoxville, Tennessee high school. UPDATE (4/12/21 @ 2:40 p.m.): Official says scene has been secured at Tennessee high school where multiple people were shot. [caption…

Lance Armstrong's son charged with sexual assault from 2018

This Tuesday, April 6, 2021 booking photo provided by the Austin, Texas, Police Department shows Luke Armstrong, son of cyclist Lance Armstrong, who has been charged with sexual assault stemming from a 2018 incident when he…

Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man opened fire at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his arrest. Bryan Police Chief Eric…

SD DPS reminding public of proper use of Text 9-1-1 tool

BOX ELDER, S.D. — Douglas School District posted on Facebook reiterating the importance of children learning how to use the new Text to-9-1-1 system correctly. The post came after police notified the district about a potential threat at Douglas High…

Two injured after stabbing on East North Street Saturday night

UPDATE (4/5/21 @ 2:08 p.m.): The call came in around 7:55 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Upon arrival, police found a female and a male with stab wounds. Witnesses were only able to give limited information; the investigation remains active and ongoing.…

Nebraska man found guilty in fatal 2018 kidnapping

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been found guilty of helping kidnap a South Dakota woman who was later killed on the Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors…

Victim identified in Rapid City homicide

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Police Department has released the name of the victim in the homicide which took place Tuesday at a residence in the 900 block of North 7th Street.   The deceased has been identified as…

Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, appears before Boulder District Court Judge Thomas Mulvahill at the Boulder County Justice Center in Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Three days after he was led away in handcuffs…

Shooter opens fire inside Boulder supermarket

(UPDATE: 3/22/21 @ 7 P.M.): Police say multiple people were killed in a shooting at a Colorado supermarket, including a police officer. Boulder police Cmdr. Kerry Yamaguchi said at a news conference Monday that a person of interest is in…

Court could reimpose Boston marathon bomber's death sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, presenting President Joe Biden with an early test of his opposition to capital punishment. The justices agreed Monday to hear an appeal…

Rapid City woman gets 10 years in meth trafficking conspiracy

RAPID CITY, S.D. — 36-year-old Erin Hunter of Rapid City has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance. From approximately July 2019 to May 2020, methamphetamine was brought into…

Fort Totten man indicted in boy's death on reservation

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Fort Totten man in the death of a boy on the Spirit Lake Reservation in January. The indictment unsealed Thursday charges 34-year-old Cody James Belgarde with first-degree murder. Acting…

Georgia massage parlor shootings leave 8 dead; man captured

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man has been captured hours after eight people were killed in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage parlors. Cherokee County sheriff’s Capt. Jay Baker said Robert Aaron Long of Woodstock, Georgia, was taken into…

Inmate Matthew Richard placed on escape status

RAPID CITY, S.D.- Minimum-security inmate Matthew Richard has been placed on escape status. Richard left his community service work site in Rapid City without authorization Friday morning. Richard, age 18,…

Judge OKs 3rd-degree murder charge for ex-cop in Floyd death

In this image from video, defendant and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, right, listens as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over pretrial motions before jury selection Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at the Hennepin County Courthouse…

RCPD is seeing a spike in catalytic converter thefts

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Rapid City Police Department is seeing an increase in catalytic converter thefts, and they're warning residents about what they're seeing. Catalytic converters are put on cars to reduce…

Biden order could change how colleges handle sex misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has ordered his administration to review Trump administration rules around campus sexual assaults that bolstered the rights of the accused. In an executive order, Biden directed the Department of Education to review policies implemented…

Rapid City man arrested on rape, child porn charges

Rapid City, S.D. — Rapid City Police have arrested 30-year-old Tell Cadotte on Thursday after a joint investigation substantiated claims that he was having inappropriate contact with a minor. The investigation began on…

Noem weighs in on special session process for AG impeachment

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has offered her opinion that the Legislature could easily convene to consider impeaching the state’s attorney general for his role in a fatal car crash. But her opinion puts her at…

First court appearance set for AG Ravnsborg

PIERRE, S.D. — A summons has been issued for South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for his first court appearance. Ravnsborg faces three misdemeanor charges - operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile…

Not guilty plea entered in fatal Pine Ridge shooting

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A man accused in a fatal shooting near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation boundaries has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. Thirty-eight-year-old Phillip Pond entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Rapid City to…

Mother facing charges after children ate THC candy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls mother is facing charges after her two young children ate some gummy candy laced with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Police say the 28-year-old woman brought the children, ages 4 and…