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Crash leads to temporary closure of I-229 in Sioux Falls

A Wednesday night accident on Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls led to the temporary closure of the interstate's southbound lanes between Western and Louise avenues. At least two vehicles were involved in the incident. The accident was first reported around 7:30. We have not yet received word if there

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-22 04:36:00

Man Dies After Jumping From I-29 Overpass

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A tragic development on Tuesday, led to a portion of I-29 in Sioux Fall being closed for a few hours. The incident happened around 10 a.m. Police say a man jumped from the 49th Street bridge onto the interstate. He was then struck by a semi-truck heading northbound. The man's inj

KDLT - 2018-03-20 19:18:14

Man's face bitten by dog near downtown, animal still at large

Sioux Falls Animal Control is looking for a dog that reportedly bit a man in central Sioux Falls Tuesday. Officers responded to a report of a dog bite that occurred at around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Sunshine Foods, near the corner of 14th Street and 3rd Avenue. According to a news relea

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-03-21 21:17:29

Strong police presence in downtown Sioux Falls

There was a strong police presence in downtown Sioux Falls on Wednesday night in the vicinity of 7th and Phillips. Several uniformed officers were taking up positions in the area as were officers with the department's Crime Lab. Officers at the scene tell KSFY News their presence in the area is par

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-22 04:41:00

Man drags woman from car, drives off in western Sioux Falls, police say

A man pulled a woman from her car and drove off with it Monday night in western Sioux Falls, police said. Sioux Falls Police Spokesman Sam Clemens said a woman was sitting in her car outside a building at the 5800 Block of West 12th Street Monday around 11:30 p.m. when a man grabbed her and pulled h

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-03-20 16:34:43

Northbound traffic on I-29 closed in southwest Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Authorities have closed off a portion of Interstate 29 in southwest Sioux Falls. Northbound lanes of I-29 near the 57th Street were closed around 10:15 a.m., according to Sioux Falls Police Chief Matt Burns. A KSFY News crew at the scene observed several law enforcement a

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-20 17:38:00

Sioux Falls movie theater wants to sell beer, wine

Movie theater seats Photo: Chuttersnap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Sioux Falls movie theater is seeking city permission to sell beer and wine to customers. The West Mall 7 Theater is applying for a liquor license. Owner Todd Fragor says theaters in other markets are selling booze, and he wants to "t

KFGO.COM - 2018-03-21 15:21:00

Sanford Health inches closer to sports complex expansion in northern Sioux Falls

Sanford Health took another step toward developing the next phase of its sports complex district in northern Sioux Falls this week. The City Council preliminarily approved a rezone request made by Sanford Health on Tuesday to bring more than 380 acres of new land into the sports complex district nea

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-03-21 19:47:38

Girl who drowned in Sioux Falls river identified

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sioux Falls police say a 5-year-old Iowa girl who drowned in a river in a Sioux Falls park had reached out to touch the foam near some waterfalls when she slipped into the water. Police spokesman Sam Clemens said Monday Maggie Jo Zaiger fell into the Big Sioux River in Falls


Sioux Falls Saturation Patrol Satisfied with St. Patrick's Day Citations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Drunk driving is an issue the Sioux Falls Police Department and the South Dakota Highway Patrol deal with too often. "Impaired driving is still one of the leading causes of Fatal Crashes in South Dakota," said Captain Jason Husby. It was a busy St. Patrick's night for local law e


New Starbucks coming to east Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Coffee lovers will soon have a new option to get their caffeine fix on the east side of Sioux Falls. Starbucks is opening a new location on East 10th Street near Bahnson Avenue. It will open in a new retail center that is being built as part of the redevelopment of the Ge


'It literally happened in 30 seconds': Mother talks of 5-year-old daughter's drowning at Falls Park

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Ten minutes wasn't long enough for Courtney Jayne to learn about Falls Park on Sunday. This was her first time at the popular Sioux Falls landmark - her first time in South Dakota, for that matter. She didn't know that phosphorus in the water and the agitation of the falls can co


16 of 17 waste haulers reach Sioux Falls' 2017 recycling mandate

Subscribed, but don't have a login? As City Hall raises the bar for recycling, Sioux Falls residents and waste haulers have proven they can meet the challenge. The Sioux Falls Public Works Department announced Monday that waste haulers licensed in the city brought nearly a quarter of all trashed pic


Authorities Identify 5-Year-Old Drowning Victim

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Authorities have identified the 5-year-old girl who fell into the water at Falls Park on Sunday. Maggie Jo Zaiger, from Audubon, Iowa, was pronounced dead after she was pulled from the water by rescue swimmers. Police say Maggie was playing with the foam near the water before she


Robins Kaplan LLP Represents Oglala Sioux Tribe in Additional Suit Against the Opioid Industry

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National trial firm Robins Kaplan LLP announced today that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Oglala Sioux Tribe against major manufacturers and distributors of opioids, alleging devastating public health effects on Tribal communities. The Tribe has sued 24 o


Company to open new restaurant in old Beef 'O' Brady's

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (SIOUXFALLS.BUSINESS) - WR Hospitality, which owns The Phillips Avenue Diner, All Day Cafe, Taphouse 41 and RedRossa, is bringing a new restaurant concept to south Sioux Falls. It's turning the former Beef 'O' Brady's at 69th Street and Western Avenue into what it calls "a fresh n


A night behind bars on St. Patrick's Day

Sioux Falls, S.D. - Many people were out enjoying St. Patrick's Day responsibly Saturday, but a few drivers pressed their luck and spent their night behind bars. The South Dakota Highway Patrol and the Sioux Falls Police Department teamed up for a saturation patrol. KSFY Reporter Michaela Feldmann


Sioux Falls man pleads guilty but mentally ill in wife's death

A Sioux Falls man accused of killing his wife in their apartment in February 2016 has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the crime. Garrett Michael Solorzano, 35, pleaded guilty but mentally ill Friday morning to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Jennie Lee Smith-Solorzano. As part of a ple


Woman's death at South Dakota mental hospital raises concern

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A 37-year-old woman died of alcohol withdrawal at a state-run mental hospital in December, even though the hospital wasn't equipped to handle her condition and its policy was to transfer such patients to another facility for treatment, an Argus Leader investigation has found. An


Sioux Falls Veterans Affairs nurse accused of stealing vet's credit card

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A nurse at the Sioux Falls Veterans Affairs Hospital faces felony charges that she stole a patient's credit card and made more than a dozen unauthorized purchases to the account. Julie Ann Bergstrom has been charged with four counts of felony identity theft. Polic