Rapid City police investigate double stabbing
The two stabbing victims, a 23-year-old and 26-year-old, are being treated for serious injuries.
Wrongful death lawsuit filed by widow to be heard in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) _ A federal judge is hearing arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a South Dakota State Penitentiary guard slain by inmates three years ago. Lynette Johnson alleges that lackadaisical behavior by state prison officials enabled Rodney Berget and Eric Robert to kill her husband, Ronald Johnson, during a failed escape attempt in April 2011. The state Department of Corrections has asked that the lawsuit be dismissed. U.S. District Judge Lawrence Pi...
KKK flyers handed out in Hill City
On Easter morning people in Hill City woke to find flyers from the Klu Klux Klan in front of their homes. Hundreds of flyers were passed out in Hill City neighborhoods alone.
Woman visits Rapid City pawn shop with war relics - including a live grenade
An elderly woman brought in two items to Presidential Pawn in Rapid City that her husband had collected while serving in the Philippines during World War II.The items happened to be grenades, and one of them was still live.
Oglala Sioux Tribe invokes treaties against new uranium mine
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) _ The Oglala Sioux Tribe in southwestern South Dakota is invoking federal treaties and international agreements in protest of a proposed uranium mine in the western part of the state. Tribal president Bryan Brewer is demanding protection from the federal government from ``immediate threat of contamination and irreparable harm.'' The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently issued an operating license for a proposed uranium mine in the area. The mine still needs approv...