5 things to know this morning - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

5 things to know this morning

Posted: Updated:

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Intern, 24, killed by lion at park

The woman who was attacked and killed by an African lion on Wednesday was a 24-year-old intern at Cat Haven in California. Dianna Hanson was two months into her six month internship.

2. Speculation about Senator Johnson's possible retirement hits Washington

More speculation about Senator Tim Johnson's possible retirement hit Washington Wednesday.  Both Politico and the National Journal—two large news outlets in Washington, DC—posted articles today speculating about Senator Johnson's retirement and the possibility of his son following in his footsteps.

3. Furious over sanctions, NKorea vows to nuke US

North Korea vowed on Thursday to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ahead of a vote by U.N. diplomats on whether to level new sanctions against Pyongyang for its recent nuclear test.

4. Robbery at West Mall 7 Theaters

Police are looking for the man they say robbed a Sioux Falls movie theater. Just before 9:00 Wednesday night, a man in his twenties approached an employee at the theater's concession stand, said he had a gun and demanded cash. No weapon was displayed.

5. South Dakota lawmakers prepare to pass new state budget

The South Dakota Legislature is working to pass a state budget before the main run of this year's legislative session ends Friday.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KSFY. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service or our EEO Report.