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January 9, 2014
Briley Piper, of Anchorage, Alaska, is taken to a hearing in Deadwood on April 17, 2007. In a ruling released Thursday,, the South Dakota Supreme Court upheld Piper's death sentence for the March 2000 killing of 19-year-old Chester Allan Poage near Spearfish. The high court also rejected Piper's request to withdraw his earlier guilty plea. (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Seth A. McConnel)
SD high court upholds Briley Piper death penalty
January 9, 2014 - 2:41pm
OPINION: Repeal of South Dakota’s death penalty a matter of conscience
January 9, 2014 - 7:00am
December 29, 2013
The exterior of the South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre is shown Friday. The death penalty, health care for poor people and education reform will be among the top issues tackled by the legislative session that opens Jan. 14. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw)
SD lawmakers will deal with money, moral issues
December 29, 2013 - 11:04pm
December 23, 2013
Executions few in SD
December 23, 2013 - 8:44pm
December 10, 2013
SD lawmaker will propose repeal of death penalty
December 10, 2013 - 12:40pm
December 5, 2013
GOP legislator seeks death-penalty repeal
December 5, 2013 - 8:38pm
October 30, 2013
Prosecutors weigh death penalty in Rapid City killing
October 30, 2013 - 7:18am
October 25, 2013
SD judge: Confessed killer's defense 'first-rate'
October 25, 2013 - 12:34pm
August 6, 2013
Berget granted stay of execution during appeal
August 6, 2013 - 1:05pm
August 2, 2013
SD death row inmate wants execution called off
August 2, 2013 - 12:23pm
June 20, 2013
Confessed killer of DWU alum upset at media portrayal
June 20, 2013 - 3:37pm
June 12, 2013
Crystal Schulz
Mother of slain Mitchell woman wants death penalty
June 12, 2013 - 2:48pm
May 17, 2013
Prosecutors likely won't seek death penalty against Davidson
May 17, 2013 - 8:54pm
May 7, 2013
Death sentence discussed for Kent Davidson
May 7, 2013 - 6:30pm
April 16, 2013
In this April 13 photo, Rodney Berget, accused of killing a South Dakota prison guard during an unsuccessful escape in 2011, is escorted to court in Sioux Falls. A judge on Monday sentenced Berget to death for his part in the murder. (AP Photo/The Argus Leader, Elisha Page)
No new sentencing hearing for prison guard killer
April 16, 2013 - 1:14pm
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