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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.


Corson County Fatal Crash
ISABEL, S.D. – An Isabel man died in a two vehicle crash approximately 15 miles north of Isabel on December 26.

Haakon County Fatal Crash
PHILIP, S.D. – A Philip man died in a head-on crash Friday, on U.S. Highway 14, ten miles east of Philip.

Turner County Fatal Crash
MARION, S.D. – A Marion man and woman died in a rollover crash on Friday December 26, four miles west of Marion.


Aurora County Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian
PLANKINTON, S.D. – A Plankinton man died Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 281, two miles east of Plankinton.


Holiday Cooking Fires a Higher Risk during Holidays
PIERRE, S.D. – With extra time being spent in the kitchen during the holidays, homes are at a higher risk for cooking fires.


Bon Homme County Fatal Crash
TYNDALL, S.D. – An Avon, S.D., woman died on Sunday in a two vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 37, six miles south of Tyndall.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
Rapid City, S.D. – A Rapid City man died in a three vehicle crash on Friday, December 19, one half mile south of Rapid City.


Sobriety Checkpoints Planned
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Highway Patrol has sobriety checkpoints scheduled in December in the following counties: Beadle, Brown, Butte, Charles Mix, Codington, Davison, Gregory, Hughes, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Moody, Roberts, Spink, Stanley and Yankton.


Sanborn County Fatal Crash
LETCHER, S.D. – A Letcher, S.D., woman died Wednesday in a two vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 37.