Bill rejected to offer driver's license materials in Spanish

South Dakota representatives have shelved a bill that would have directed the state to offer driver's license applications and written tests in Spanish
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1 dead, 1 injured in 2-vehicle collision near Humboldt

Authorities say one person died and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash north of Humboldt
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Noem says resolution to trade disputes taking too long

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is lobbying the White House to quickly resolve trade disputes, saying trade wars with countries like China have 'devastated' her s
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Snowfall in the Upper Midwest this week setting records

Upper Midwest snowfall is setting records
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Senate debate of industrial hemp measure postponed

The fate of a South Dakota industrial hemp bill with strong legislative support despite Gov. Kristi Noem's disapproval will remain a mystery a little longer aft
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Man sentenced to 40 years for killing Sioux Falls teen

A Sioux Falls man who fatally shot a teen in a city park has been sentenced to nearly 40 years in prison
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Boyfriend of admitted covert Russian agent accused of fraud

The boyfriend of a Russian woman who admitted she was a secret agent for the Kremlin is accused of fraud by federal prosecutors in South Dakota
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House panel backs bill to expand texting while driving ban

A House panel has endorsed a bill that would expand the state's texting while driving ban to mostly prohibit mobile device use by people behind the wheel
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Mother sent to prison for injuring baby

A St. Francis mother has been sentenced to about 9 months in federal prison for injuring her baby
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Police: Man had methamphetamine, fake bills

Police have arrested a Sioux Falls man they say was carrying methamphetamine as well as 18 fake $100 bills
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Girl's Basketball Polls

Girl's Basketball Polls
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Lawmakers to debate sports betting, distracted driving plans

South Dakota lawmakers plan to take up bills to create a reporter shield law, allow sports betting in Deadwood and ban teaching about gender identity in element
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USS South Dakota submarine to be commissioned in Connecticut

The $2.6 billion USS South Dakota submarine will be commissioned during a ceremony at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut
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The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm

At least three deaths in western New York are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches of snow and inflicted subzero wind chills
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Latest: Deep freeze, fast thaw punishes Detroit water mains

As much of the Midwest begins a quick thaw from the deep freeze that dropped wind chill temperatures below minus 50, crews are preparing to clean up the mess ex
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Latest: More than 4K Chicago flights cancelled since Tuesday

More than 4,000 flights have been canceled at Chicago's two international airports amid a deep freeze that brought record cold temperatures to Illinois
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Latest: Health agency tallies Illinois casualties in cold

The Illinois Department of Public Health says at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits and one person has died due to cold-related injuries since
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The Latest: Utility eases conservation plea ahead of warmup

Xcel Energy has lifted a request to its Minnesota natural gas customers to lower their thermostats, as concerns about conserving gas eased with the warmup in th
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The Latest: Some Illinois low temperature records shattered

Authorities say two all-time low temperature records have been broken in Illinois
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The Latest: Woman found dead in unheated Milwaukee home

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says it's investigating the death of a woman found frozen in her unheated apartment
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The Latest: Severe cold disrupts Detroit's light rail system

Detroit's light rail system suspended service due for a few hours due to the extreme cold after streetcar batteries struggled to remain charged
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The Latest: Amtrak restores Chicago service

Amtrak is beginning to restore service out of Chicago after cancelling dozens of trains this week because of the extreme cold
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The Latest: Coroner says Ohio woman died due to the cold

A coroner in Ohio says the death of a woman whose body was found in a vacant house was likely related to the dangerous cold gripping the state
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The Latest: UPS stalls deliveries in some very cold places

United Parcel Service says it has halted deliveries in about 250 zip codes in the Midwest and western New York because of concerns for the safety of those makin
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