South Dakota legislative leaders are joining with Governor Dennis Daugaard to propose changes in the state's criminal justice system. In his State of the State speech Tuesday, Daugaard outlined proposals to help cut prison costs by locking up only dangerous offenders while treating more non-violent offenders outside prison. It's estimated it would save the state $200 million over the next decade. The bill was delivered to the senate chambers immediately after Daugaard's speech in a symbolic show of support.
Nebraska lawmakers begin their 2013 session Wednesday and they've been preparing for looming battles over taxes, spending, and Medicaid. There is a smaller Republican majority in the officially non-partisan legislature this year. The legislature will convene Wednesday with 11 freshman lawmakers, bringing the total to 30 Republicans, 17 Democrats, and two independents. KTIV's Kristen Johnson will be in Lincoln for the start of the session and will have full coverage on News 4.
"The Legend" roller coaster at Arnolds Park will soon offer a smoother ride. Amusement park officials are doing some off-season work on the 86-year-old wooden coaster to make the ride less bumpy. They say that when the park opens this spring those big dips are going to be smoother and the upgrades will ensure the ride is safe.
Late last month, a 21-year-old was injured in an early morning crash along Sioux City's Business Highway 75...More >>
Late last month, a 21-year-old was injured in an early morning crash along Sioux City's Business Highway 75. Witnesses told police that Paul Mersch was riding his motorcycle when a blue pick-up truck turned in front of him onto 19th Street, hit him and fled the scene.More >>
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Recent gun violence and the threat of tighter laws put a premium on guns and ammunition...More >>
Recent gun violence and the threat of tighter laws put a premium on guns and ammunition, and although gun control efforts were defeated in Washington, a show in Sioux City Saturday proved the demand has not diminished.More >>
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