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PORCUPINE -- A 29-year-old Porcupine man will spend 30 years in custody on a kidnapping conviction for holding a woman against her will and then sexually assaulting and beating her. Jesse Miller was sentenced last week by federal Judge Jeffrey Viken.
PINE RIDGE -- A 20-year-old Pine Ridge man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on a second degree murder conviction for killing another man in the summer of 2015 in a severe beating, including hitting the victim’s head with a machete. Jerome Warrier will also be on three years probation after his release.
SIOUX FALLS --- Police were still searching late Wednesday for two men wearing Halloween masks and carrying a handgun who robbed Dacotah Bank in west Sioux Falls earlier in the day. . The two robbers entered the bank about 9:30 a.m., showed a handgun and left with cash. There were four employees in the bank at 26th Street and South Marion Road at the time.
MANDAN, N.D. – A Denver woman was charged with attempted murder Monday, Oct. 31, for allegedly pulling a concealed weapon and firing three shots at law enforcement officers as they were arresting her during an effort to evict Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from land owned by the pipeline company Thursday in Morton County.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North and South Dakota, home to an annual springtime northern migration of tens of thousands of snow geese headed to their Canadian tundra nesting grounds. Come with us to see the positive role Midwest hunters are playing in managing those damaging excessive geese populations.
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for stealing funds belonging to an investment program on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation in central South Dakota.. Tally Colombe, 41, has been pleaded not guilty to the charge. She faces up to five years in prison. Her trial has been set for Dec. 13.
CANTON -- A 51-year-old Canton man who sold at least $120,000 in stolen items on eBay has been sentenced to two years in custody. Kenneth Hunsucker was sentenced Monday for money laundering by federal judge Karen Schreier in Sioux Falls..
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Negotiations between protesters and law enforcement broke down Wednesday, Oct. 26, with protesters holding their ground at a frontline camp to block the Dakota Access Pipeline. Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney was among a contingent of law enforcement who met with camp representatives Wednesday on Highway 1806 on the other side of a roadblock established by protesters. Laney told the protesters officers don’t want a confrontation, but they have to enforce the rule of law.
MINA – An Ipswich man has died of injuries sustained in an Oct. 2, 2016 motorcycle crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 12 in far northern South Dakota near Aberdeen. Leslie Linderman, 52, died Sunday, Oct. 16.
SIOUX COUNTY, N.D. - The Sioux County Sheriff's Office is investigating more reports of cattle that were shot this week near the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp. One cow was shot and another cow had two arrows sticking out of its ribcage, said Sioux County Sheriff Frank Landeis. The animals, discovered Monday, Oct. 17, appeared to had been shot recently and were treated by a veterinarian, Landeis said.