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August 21, 2015
Authorities identify victim of stabbing death in Lead
LEAD (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim in what they say is a homicide in Lead. The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says preliminary results from an autopsy indicate 27-year-old Caitlin Walsh, of Lead, died of stab wounds sometime before her body was discovered...
August 21, 2015 - 2:24pm
Teen charged in killing will be tried as adult
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls teenager accused of killing another teen after a car chase will be tried as an adult. Conner Hanson was 17 years old when he was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in the January killing of 18-year-old Anthony Gabriel....
August 21, 2015 - 2:11pm
Judge orders murder suspect extradited from South Dakota
WATERTOWN (AP) — A South Dakota judge has ordered a suspect in a North Carolina homicide be returned to that state to face prosecution. Antonio Currie, of Gibsonville, North Carolina, was arrested in Watertown on May 27, on a first-degree murder warrant issued by police in...
August 21, 2015 - 1:48pm
August 19, 2015
Suspect in South Dakota slaying ordered held without bond
LEAD (AP) — A judge is western South Dakota has ordered that the suspect in a Monday evening slaying be held without bond. Lawrence County Magistrate Eric Strawn on Tuesday denied bond for 44-year-old James L. Rogers Jr., who is facing a first-degree murder charge. Police in...
August 19, 2015 - 4:04pm
August 14, 2015
Bismarck homicide convict loses state Supreme Court appeal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of one of two men accused of conspiring to murder a South Dakota man in North Dakota and bury the dismembered body in Montana. Justices ruled unanimously that there was enough evidence to support the...
August 14, 2015 - 3:22pm
August 6, 2015
Plea agreement reached in Standing Rock reservation killing
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Fort Yates man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the killing of a woman on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Lance Summers, 30, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying last year of 38-year-old Natalie White Lightening of Cannon Ball. The...
August 6, 2015 - 3:04pm
August 5, 2015
Rapid City man pleads not guilty to killing 6-month-old girl
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of killing a 6-month-old girl has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-six-year-old Kristopher Houchin faces a second-degree murder charge in the June 26 death of L'Naya White. Preliminary autopsy results indicated she died from brain bleeding...
August 5, 2015 - 2:03pm
August 4, 2015
Man convicted in killing of son-in-law files federal appeal
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An Oklahoma man convicted of hiring his handyman to kill his son-in-law in North Dakota is taking his case to federal court. Gene Kirkpatrick is serving a life term in the South Dakota State Penitentiary for the October 2009 death of Fargo dentist Philip...
August 4, 2015 - 2:47pm
August 3, 2015
Jewish extremists torch Palestinian homes, killing toddler, authorities say
DUMA, West Bank — Arsonists set fire to two Palestinian homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, burning a toddler alive and injuring three others in an attack that authorities say was most likely carried out by Jewish extremists. The assailants signed their work with...
August 3, 2015 - 10:20am
July 30, 2015
Man sentenced for killing uncle in Yankton with hammer
YANKTON (AP) — A man accused of murdering his uncle in Yankton last year has been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison. Joshua Hudson was accused of using a hammer to kill 46-year-old Todd Hudson in March 2014. He pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter in a deal...
July 30, 2015 - 2:51pm
July 29, 2015
University of Cincinnati police officer who shot man during traffic stop charged with murder
A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on a charge of murder for fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic...
July 29, 2015 - 1:42pm
July 27, 2015
Aberdeen man accused in fatal assault pleads not guilty
ABERDEEN (AP) — An Aberdeen man accused of fatally assaulting another man has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges. Bradley Quist appeared in Brown County court Friday morning. He's charged with alternate counts of felony manslaughter for allegedly assaulting 61-year-old...
July 27, 2015 - 12:34pm
Judge rules on motions in Standing Rock slaying case
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a homicide case on the Standing Rock Reservation has granted two defense requests regarding evidence but denied two others. Ryan Ironroad, of Cannon Ball, faces charges of murder and assault with a dangerous weapon in the November...
July 27, 2015 - 8:21am
July 22, 2015
Man accused of strangling woman to death gets life in prison
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota homeless sex offender has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the killing of a Sioux Falls woman. The 58-year-old Arthur Lee Brundige was sentenced Tuesday for a manslaughter charge. He pleaded guilty in May...
July 22, 2015 - 11:27am
July 16, 2015
At least five killed, including gunman, in Tennessee shootings
Four U.S. Marines were killed on Thursday by a gunman who opened fire at two military offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee, before being fatally...
July 16, 2015 - 5:17pm