Scales of Justice and Judge's Gavel

SD Inmate Pleads Not Guilty in Prison Slaying Case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota inmate who authorities accuse of killing his cellmate at the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls has pleaded not guilty. The Argus Leader reports 28-year-old Douglas Ipsen on Monday entered his plea to alternate counts of first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter for the death of...
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Braiden McCahren Entering Hughes County Courthouse September 5, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Defense Begins Calling Witnesses as Week Two of McCahren Trial Gets Underway

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) Jurors in the trial of 18-year-old Braiden McCahren of Pierre started day four of listening to witnesses and evidence at the Tripp County Courthouse in Winner this morning. McCahren has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges for the 2012 shooting death of a 16-year-old Pierre boy-Dalton Williams....
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McCahren Trial Resumes This Morning in Winner

WINNER, S.D. – (DRG News) The trial resumes this morning in Winner for a Pierre 18-year-old charged with murder for the 2012 shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Braiden McCahren was 16 when the shooting occurred at his Pierre home. A third teen, also 16 at the time, witnessed the incident. The jury heard...
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SD Stockgrowers to Host Convention in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and SD Cattlewomen will be hosting their annual convention and trade show in Rapid City this week. The groups say the event will include forums on policy discussions. Some panels will focus on animal health and ID issues, as well as updates from the...
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