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Two vehicle crash in Watertown sends one driver to hospital

May 19, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–A traffic crash in Watertown sent one person to the hospital…

Browns Valley man will spend 16 years in federal prison for sexually abusing children

May 19, 2022 PIERRE, S.D.–A Browns Valley man will serve 16 years in federal prison for Abusive…

Sisseton man sentenced to 85 months in federal prison for assault

May 19, 2022 PIERRE, S.D.–A Sisseton man convicted of assaulting a woman by strangling, suffocating, or attempting…

Aberdeen NWS office confirms 12 tornadoes in northeast South Dakota, west-central Minnesota

May 19, 2022 Mike Tanner ABERDEEN, S.D.–The Aberdeen office of the National Weather Service has issued a…

KWAT News On Demand for May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022   Here are today’s top stories from the KWAT newsroom……    

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

(MINNEAPOLIS) — Thomas Lane, one of the former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s killing, has…

Brookings County authorities investigate reports of man pointing handgun at children in Elkton

May 18, 2022 Mike Tanner ELKTON, S.D.–The Brookings County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of a young…

UPDATE; Grant County Sheriff Kevin Owen receives suspended imposition of sentence for drunken driving

May 18, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Grant County Sheriff Kevin Owen has pleaded guilty to First Offense…

Attorney General candidate Marty Jackley talks with KWAT News (Audio)

May 18, 2022 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–When delegates to the South Dakota Republican Party meet in Watertown…

Jury selection underway for Minnesota clinic shooting suspect

May 18, 2022 BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — Jury selection was underway in the trial of a man…