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Butte County Fatal Crash
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. – A 14-year-old Belle Fourche juvenile male died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night less than one mile east of Belle Fourche.


Hand County Fatal Crash
Miller, S.D. – A Huron man died early Saturday morning in a one vehicle crash at the intersection of 216th Street and South Dakota Highway 45 in Hand County, nine miles south of Miller.

Sully County Fatal Crash
ONIDA, S.D. – An Onida man died Sunday morning in a one vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 83, 10 miles south of Onida.


Driver Licensing: Keep Your Gold Star with Two Proofs of Address
PIERRE, S.D. – Now that nearly all licensed drivers in South Dakota hold federally compliant licenses, the Driver Licensing Program reminds them that when they renew, they need only the compliant card and two documents showing proof of address.


Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries
Pierre, S.D. –Daylight saving time begins this weekend. That means it’s time to change your clock AND change your batteries.


Hughes County Fatal Crash
Pierre, S.D. – A Huron, S.D. woman died as a result of a three-vehicle crash on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, around 7:10 pm, at the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 and U.S. Highway 14, approximately 14 miles east of Pierre.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City woman died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 90, within the city of Rapid City.


I-90 Open West of Rapid City
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety officials announce the section of Interstate 90 between Exit 32 and Exit 55 is now open.

I-90 Closed West of Rapid City
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota officials are closing Interstate 90 near Rapid City from Exit 32 to Exit 55, effective immediately.


Faulk County Fatal Crash
FAULKTON, S.D. – A Seneca, S.D., man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash on 172nd Street approximately 3 miles south and 6 miles west of Faulkton on Friday, January 30, 2015.


Hazard Mitigation Grant Funding Available
PIERRE, S.D – The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management is accepting applications for $1.4 million in federal hazard mitigation grant funding.


Gregory County Fatal Crash
Gregory, SD – A Jacksonville, TX man died Wednesday in a rollover crash on SD Highway 47, six miles north of Gregory, SD.


Hanson County Fatal Crash
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. – A Blackhawk man died Monday in a two vehicle crash on Interstate 90, two miles east of Alexandria, SD.


Charles Mix County Fatal Crash
Platte, SD – A Geddes man died Saturday in a rollover crash on 371st Ave. & 279th St., 3 miles east and 2.5 miles south of Platte, SD.


Injured Highway Patrol Trooper Released from Hospital
PIERRE, S.D – A Highway Patrol trooper injured last week during a standoff in Brule County has been released from the hospital.


Brule County Standoff Ends with Subject Surrendering to Law Enforcement
PIERRE, S.D – South Dakota Highway Patrol confirms the standoff at a Brule County residence has ended and the subject has surrendered without incident. The subject, Donald London, 42, of Kimball, S.D., had barricaded himself in his residence located at 24732 360th, yesterday afternoon and continued to remain there until 3:15 p.m. this afternoon.

Update on Brule County Standoff
PIERRE, S.D. -- Negotiations continued throughout the night in the Brule County standoff. Donald London, 42, of Kimball, S.D., remains barricaded at his residence located at 24732 360th, Ave., in Kimball.


Negotiations Continue in Brule County Standoff
Negotiations continue in the rural Brule County standoff. The subject, Donald London, 42, of Kimball, S.D., and a second individual barricaded themselves at his residence located at 24732 360th Ave., in Kimball, this afternoon.


Union County Fatal Crash
ALCESTER, S.D. – An Alcester man died Monday in a rollover crash on County Road 13, four miles east of Alcester, S.D.


New Tech Planned for South Dakota 911 System
PIERRE, S.D. – New technology will enhance emergency communications in South Dakota when Next Generation 911 is deployed.


Sobriety Checkpoints Planned
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Highway Patrol has sobriety checkpoints scheduled in January in the following counties: Beadle, Brown, Brule, Clay, Codington, Davison, Day, Hughes, Hutchinson, Lincoln, Lyman, Minnehaha, Moody, Pennington, Roberts and Yankton.