Special Prosecutor in Pierre Murder Case Talks About Next Steps to Come

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG  News) The prosecutor in a Pierre teen’s murder case says he will continue working to prepare for trial-following yesterday’s ruling by a judge that 17-year-old Braiden McCahren’s case remain in adult court. McCahren is charged in the death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams in December of 2012 following a shooting at...
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Judge Denies Request to Move McCahren Case to Juvenile Court

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) For a second time, a judge has ruled that a Pierre teen will be tried in adult court for murder and other charges.  17-year-old Braiden McCahren appeared at the Hughes County Courthouse Tuesday for a transfer hearing in his case.  He is charged in the December 18, 2012 shooting...
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SD Lawmakers Reject Bill Limiting Payday Lending

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has rejected a measure that sought to put additional restrictions on short-term loans. The House Commerce and Energy Committee voted 11-2 to defeat the bill after opponents said it was excessive. Rep. Steve Hickey of Sioux Falls says he negotiated provisions of the bill with...
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FBI Confirms Activist Was Killed in SD in 1973

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The FBI says a black civil rights activist was killed during the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, and it suspects militant members of the American Indian Movement are responsible. Documents recently released by the FBI to a Buffalo, N.Y., lawyer shed new light on the 40-year-old case of Ray...
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