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1 Tripp County Courthouse Jury Box September 23, 2014

Braiden McCahren Case Now in the Hands of a Tripp County Jury

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) Jurors in the trial for Braiden McCahren of Pierre spent about a half an hour listening to a judge lay out jury instructions and almost two hours hearing closing arguments-before they were sent to consider the case. The 18-year-old is charged with First Degree Murder for the December 18,...
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Jury Listening to Closing Arguments in McCahren Trial

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) A jury is hearing closing arguments at this hour in the trial for Braiden McCahren of Pierre. The 18-year-old McCahren pleaded not guilty to First Degree Murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams in 2012 at McCahren’s home. A third teen boy was also present in the...
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Former South Dakota Pastor Accused of Sex Crime

SELBY, S.D. (AP) – A former South Dakota pastor and educator is accused of having sexual contact with a minor six years ago. Authorities allege that 38-year-old Timothy Thompson had sexual contact with a boy younger than 16 in 2008, when he was a pastor at Cornerstone Community Church in Mobridge. Thompson also previously...
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Current, Past Govs Release Answers on Visa Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former Gov. Mike Rounds and Gov. Dennis Daugaard have released their written answers to lawmaker questions about a federal job-creating program. Democrats quickly dismissed the documents put out Monday by the Republican politicians as incomplete and further proof that both men need to testify in person before a legislative...
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