SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The former police chief of the Yankton Sioux Tribe in South Dakota has been charged by federal prosecutors with wire fraud and theft from the tribe.
Federal prosecutors allege that Chris Saunsoci sought wages both from the tribe and a local ministry that was providing flood relief.
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YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota inmate who tried to escape from a hospital where he was receiving treatment was caught within 10 minutes.
The 26-year-old man who was housed at the Yankton County Jail had been taken to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital for a medical issue Thursday evening when he ran away from a correctional officer, the Yankton Press and Dakotan reported.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — The pilot of a small helicopter was killed in a crash Tuesday in southeastern South Dakota, according to officials.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the AG-915 Spartan helicopter went down at about 10:30 a.m.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A lawmaker is promoting construction of a long debated four-lane highway between Yankton and Norfolk, Nebraska, citing the recent availability of federal money.
YANTON, S.D. (AP) — A Yankton man convicted in a 2019 fatal shooting has received significantly less prison time after the South Dakota Supreme Court vacated his original sentence.
Jameson Mitchell, who pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Lucas Smith in Yankton, was resentenced Wednesday to 60 years in the state penitentiary with 15 years suspended and about 3 years credit for time served.
CROFTON, Neb. (AP) — Two Iowa residents have been killed in a crash near Crofton in northeastern Nebraska, sheriff’s investigators said.
The Cedar County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened around noon Tuesday at a rural intersection about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) east of Crofton, the Sioux City Journal reported.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a Yankton propane company has injured one person and left the business in ruins.
Strong winds fueled the fire at Long's Propane Tuesday and ignited a tanker truck parked next to the building.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled a Yankton trailer court owner isn't liable for injuries to a child who was attacked by a tenant's dog.
Teresa Burgi appealed a case she brought on behalf of herself and as a guardian for the boy who was injured at the trailer court in September 2017.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former western Wisconsin man has been sentenced in federal court to 10 years in prison for committing fraud to obtain military contracts.
Craig Klund, of Yankton, South Dakota, was convicted of wire fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft for defrauding the U.S.
HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A 6-year-old rural northeast Nebraska boy has died after an all-terrain vehicle accident.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Yankton police say the upward trend of domestic incident calls reported in the middle of COVID-19 lockdowns last year is continuing to manifest itself in 2021.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has ordered a Yankton man be resentenced for manslaughter.
Jameson Mitchell pleaded guilty to fatally shooting Lucas Smith outside a Yankton bar in April of 2019.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The remains of nine Native American children who died more than a century ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania meant to assimilate them into white culture have been returned to their South Dakota tribe for burial on its reservation.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — The body of a 16-year-old northeastern Nebraska boy has been recovered from Lake Yankton, which lies on the Nebraska/South Dakota border.
Witnesses reported the teen was attempting to cross the lake on a personal floatation device Sunday afternoon when he tried to stand on it, fell into the water and did not resurface, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in the news release Monday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Law enforcement officials are hoping a $15,000 reward will lead to a crack in the 1992 slaying of a Yankton teenager...
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a house fire believed to have started when a dog house heater failed during a snowstorm was thought to be under control Monday night, only to flare up early Tuesday and destroy a rural South Dakota home...
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Yankton last week.
The South Dakota State Patrol says 55-year-old James Schirmacher of Yankton died last Thursday when a car driven by a 16-year-old girl collided with his motorcycle.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Lawmakers will debate measures this week to create a reporter shield law, lengthen legislative terms and allow a proposed casino complex in a southeastern South Dakota city.
YANKTON, Colo. — Clark Johnson, 69, of Yankton passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Avera Majestic Bluffs Hospice House in Yankton after a lengthy illness.