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Nearly Three-Quarters of SD Parolees Earn Time Off

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Nearly three-quarters of South Dakota’s parolees earned time off their sentences in the first month of a new program that’s part of an overhaul of the state’s criminal justice system. Laurie Feiler of the state Corrections Department says 1,975 of the state’s 2,794 parolees earned time off their sentences in...
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Braiden McCahren September 5, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Transfer Hearing in Case of Pierre Teen Charged with December Shooting Underway

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A transfer hearing in the case of a Pierre teen got underway this morning in a Pierre courtroom.  17-year-old Braiden McCahren is charged with First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and alternate counts of Aggravated Assault for the December shooting death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams.  The shooting occurred...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game September 4, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 02-09-26-45-47, Powerball: 11 Estimated jackpot: $169 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association: http://www.powerball.com/
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Hearing Will Decide if Pierre Boy Tried as Adult

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A court hearing starting in Pierre today will determine whether the case of a 17-year-old boy accused of killing a classmate will be transferred from adult to juvenile court. Braiden McCahren has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault in the Dec. 18 shooting death...
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