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Guilty plea expected in fatal reservation crash
RAPID CITY (AP) — Court documents show a former corrections officer plans to plead guilty in a fatal distracted driving case on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Sophia Janis, of Porcupine, has admitted to killing 58-year-old Theresa...
April 12, 2017 - 11:27am
April 7, 2017
US attorney opening office on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The U.S. attorney for South Dakota is opening an office on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as part of a partnership among tribal, state and federal authorities to combat gun violence there. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says that starting next week, his attorneys...
April 7, 2017 - 1:44pm
March 30, 2017
Suspect pleads not guilty in fatal shooting in Pine Ridge
RAPID CITY (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Pine Ridge man in October has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge. Twenty-three-year-old Myles Tuttle is accused in the death of 29-year-old Vincent Brewer III. He entered his plea Wednesday in federal court in...
March 30, 2017 - 10:50am
March 28, 2017
Guilty plea entered in fatal stabbing on SD reservation
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Wanblee man has pleaded guilty in a fatal stabbing on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Leon Between Lodges admitted stabbing Leonard Sitting Up with a knife last May after the victim and his friends drove by the defendant's house and shouted comments which...
March 28, 2017 - 12:04pm
March 10, 2017
Pine Ridge woman pleads guilty in strangling death
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman has pleaded guilty in the strangling death of another woman on the Indian reservation. Twenty-four-year-old Elizabeth Ann LeBeau pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and admitted to holding down Emily Bluebird's hands as she was being strangled...
March 10, 2017 - 3:10pm
March 5, 2017
Man pleads guilty to failing help boy who died of abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to failing to help an abused boy, then concealing his death from authorities. Forty-four-year-old Mitchell Wisecarver admitted in federal court Friday that he knew his wife, Lori Wisecarver, had been physically abusing 2-year-old...
March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 2, 2017
Pediatrician charges with sexually abusing children
RAPID CITY (AP) — A pediatrician formerly with the Indian Health Service on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is facing federal charges of sexually abusing minors. Sixty-eight-year-old Stanley Weber pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday in U.S. District Court and has been released...
March 2, 2017 - 11:43am
February 22, 2017
Woman charged in reservation death accepts plea deal
RAPID CITY (AP) — A woman charged with killing a woman on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota has agreed to plead guilty to murder charges. Twenty-four-year-old Elizabeth Ann LeBeau has signed an agreement with prosecutors that allows her to plead guilty to second-degree...
February 22, 2017 - 11:15am
February 18, 2017
Pine Ridge reservation sees spike in homicides
PINE RIDGE (AP) — FBI data shows homicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation nearly doubled in 2016 from the previous year. Police officers are also worried after seeing that five of the 17 homicides last year involved firearms, while there were no firearm-related killings the...
February 18, 2017 - 1:27pm
February 13, 2017
Group targets beer stores near Native American reservation
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A faith ministry in Nebraska has started a fundraising campaign to buy out four stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year in a tiny village next to a South Dakota Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism. The Lakota Hope street ministry in Whiteclay...
February 13, 2017 - 6:05pm
Homicides on Pine Ridge reservation nearly doubled in 2016
RAPID CITY (AP) — The number of homicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation nearly doubled in 2016. Data from the FBI shows there were 17 homicides in 2016, compared with nine in 2015. In addition, authorities have expressed concern because five of the homicides in 2016 involved...
February 13, 2017 - 11:27am
February 11, 2017
DWU Culver's Classic: Rentz 3-pointer lifts Dell Rapids over St. Thomas More
Carson Rentz's nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Dell Rapids to a 53-51 boys basketball win over St. Thomas More at the DWU/Culver's Classic...
February 11, 2017 - 4:27pm
February 4, 2017
DWU Classic pairings released
Pairings for the 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic were released Saturday morning. For the second year, the classic will open with four girls'...
February 4, 2017 - 9:56am
January 7, 2017
IHS: Pine Ridge hospital off 'immediate jeopardy' status
PIERRE (AP) — The Indian Health Service says an embattled South Dakota reservation hospital has made improvements after being found in violation of quality care standards. IHS, the agency that administers the hospital on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, announced Friday that the...
January 7, 2017 - 10:27am
January 4, 2017
Father pleads guilty in toddler's death
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A Pine Ridge man accused of killing his young son has pleaded guilty in an agreement with federal prosecutors. James Shangreaux accepted a plea deal and entered the plea to a reduced charge of felony child abuse and neglect Tuesday. The Rapid City Journal says...
January 4, 2017 - 1:51pm