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North Korea, South Korea agree to end war, denuclearize peninsula

Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — North Korea and South Korea have agreed to denuclearize the peninsula and later this year formally end the war between the two nations that began in 1950.  The nations signed an armistice when the fighting ended in 1953, but they’ve now agreed to pursue a proper peace agreement …

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Man who allegedly killed Maine sheriff’s office corporal captured after 4-day manhunt

iStock/Thinkstock(NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine) — The 29-year-old man accused of gunning down a sheriff’s office corporal in Maine and who evaded authorities for four days has been captured, authorities said on Saturday. John Daniel Williams had been on the run since Wednesday morning when he allegedly shot and killed Cpl. Eugene Cole of the Somerset County Sheriff’s …

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Waffle House shooting hero raises almost $185K for victims

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — James Shaw Jr., the hero of the April 22 Waffle House shooting, has launched a campaign on a crowdfunding site to raise money for the victims of the deadly attack in a Nashville suburb. Shaw initially wanted to raised $15,000. By April 28 the site had collected over $183,000. “Please …

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Suspected killer of sheriff’s office corporal captured in Maine

iStock/Thinkstock(NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine) — The 29-year-old man accused of gunning down a sheriff’s office corporal in Maine and who evaded authorities for days has been captured, authorities said Saturday. John Daniel Williams had been on the run since allegedly shooting Cpl. Eugene Cole of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office to death Wednesday morning in Norridgewock. He …

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Widow of slain corporal urges suspected killer to surrender

iStock/Thinkstock(NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine) — The 29-year-old man accused of gunning down a sheriff’s office corporal in Maine and who evaded authorities for days has been captured, authorities said Saturday. John Daniel Williams had been on the run since allegedly shooting Cpl. Eugene Cole of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office to death Wednesday morning in Norridgewock. He …

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How DNA from family members helped solve the ‘Golden State Killer’ case

Sacramento Police Department(SACRAMENTO) — It was a long process to connect the DNA of the unknown “Golden State Killer” to the suspected serial killer and rapist, identified this week as 72-year-old former Police Officer Joseph DeAngelo. Here is how the pieces of the puzzle were put together, according to Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie …

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How DNA from family members helped solve the ‘Golden State Killer’ case

Sacramento Police Department(SACRAMENTO) — It was a long process to connect the DNA of the unknown “Golden State Killer” to the suspected serial killer and rapist, identified this week as 72-year-old former Police Officer Joseph DeAngelo. Here is how the pieces of the puzzle were put together, according to Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie …

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How DNA from family members helped solve the ‘Golden State Killer’ case

Sacramento Police Department(SACRAMENTO) — It was a long process to connect the DNA of the unknown “Golden State Killer” to the suspected serial killer and rapist, identified this week as 72-year-old former Police Officer Joseph DeAngelo. Here is how the pieces of the puzzle were put together, according to Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie …

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Flood Warning issued April 28 at 10:05AM MDT until May 05 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in South Dakota… Big Sioux River near Medary …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… James River At Mitchell

AWOL Marine charged with grandmother’s murder, sheriff says

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office(ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.) — An 18-year-old Marine who allegedly went AWOL is accused of killing his grandmother, according to North Carolina officials. Sally Copeland Evans, 74, was reported missing on Thursday after family members said they hadn’t seen her for several days, the sheriff’s office in Halifax County, North Carolina, said. The …

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Russia: Floating nuclear plant towed to sea for fueling trip

Russia: Floating nuclear plant towed to sea for fueling trip ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A floating nuclear power plant built in Russia has embarked on its first sea voyage so its reactors can be loaded with fuel. The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed on Saturday out of the St. Petersburg shipyard where …

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Multi-state pipeline nears endpoint in Minnesota

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A pipeline project decades in the making that will provide water to more than 300,000 customers in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota is nearing completion. Minnesota Public Radio reports that work on the Lewis and Clark pipeline is nearing its end point in Worthington. Officials say the pipe should be connected …

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Official: Major wildfire potential average in western SD

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A fire official says the potential for large wildfires in South Dakota ranges from average to below average across the state. State Fire Meteorologist Darren Clabo said in a Friday seminar at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology that the western and central parts of the state are …

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Quiet, cool weekend ahead for central and eastern US

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Most of the nation has a quiet weekend ahead with no significant weather impacts in the forecast. A new system will bring some rain and cool conditions in the Northwest this weekend, while cool air also sinks into parts of the Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast. On Saturday, temperatures in the …

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Burros return to Custer State Park after wildfire

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Wild donkeys have returned to a western South Dakota park after a wildfire caused injuries to the herd. The Legion Lake fire in December led to injuries for all nine burros in Custer State Park, including burns, dehydration and hoof damage. Three burros were euthanized and the rest were removed from …

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Archivists work to preserve old South Dakota county records

Archivists work to preserve old South Dakota county records PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Archivists are moving some old county tax records from the courthouse to a South Dakota State Historical Society facility. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the roughly 700 bound volumes of Stanley County tax records are moving from the county courthouse to …

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Police will not be charged in death of man shocked with Taser in shower

iStock/Thinkstock(MILWAUKEE) — The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office said it will not press charges against two police officers who used their stun guns as many as 18 times in the death of a naked man in the shower last May. District Attorney John Chisholm made the announcement on Friday, saying there was “no basis to …

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Passenger on deadly Southwest flight files lawsuit over ‘mental trauma’

Southwest Airlines(PHILADELPHIA) — One of the passengers on the Southwest flight that made an emergency landing following engine failure has filed a lawsuit against the airline, as well as the makers of the plane and engine. When the engine exploded, pieces of it blew out a window on the plane, causing a woman to be …

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Dream job alert: Airline will pay you to travel around the world

Wow Air(NEW YORK) — An Iceland-based airline is offering a job to two people who want to fly around the world. WOW Air is hiring a person and their “best friend” to visit some of the airline’s 38 destinations around the world and document their travels in a digital guide. The job description includes finding …

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Pompeo says Kim Jong Un ‘serious’ about nuclear talks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s brand new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Friday revealed new details about his secret meeting with Kim Jong Un – saying Kim is “serious” about getting rid of his nuclear weapons – and that he’s doing so because of the president’s “global pressure campaign” to isolate North Korea economically …

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