Attorney General Marty Jackley

Jackley: No Violations by SOS Gant, Powers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says his office finds no evidence of criminal violation by the Secretary of State’s office from an employee operating an online business that sells campaign materials. Sen. Stan Adelstein of Rapid City asked Jackley to look into Dakota Campaign Store, which was run...
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Top Federal Prosecutors Warn of Human Trafficking

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Top federal prosecutors from North and South Dakota have added human trafficking to their list of violent crimes that are affecting American Indian tribes in the two states. U.S. attorneys Brendan Johnson of South Dakota and Timothy Purdon of North Dakota told attendees of a conference on family violence Tuesday...
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Fort Thompson Man Arrested on Various Charges Monday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Thompson man was arrested Monday on allegations that include Rape and Simple Assault. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told on Sunday evening that a 41-year-old Pierre woman said she had been the victim of an attempted rape and other crimes. Blemaster indicates that the...
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Lakota Man Sues SD Hospital Over Surgical Scars

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A lawyer for a Native American man who claims the letters KKK were carved into his stomach during surgery has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the South Dakota hospital where the operation took place, the hospital’s board of directors and others. Vern Traversie is a 69-year-old Lakota...
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