RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Rapid City police say a man charged in a 15-count criminal complaint paid young girls to pose for lewd photos at a motel room in the city.
51-year-old Wallace A. "Wally" Beane, of Rapid City, is in jail on a $500,000 bond.
He is charged with one count of third-degree rape, four counts of sexual contact with a child under the age of 16 and 10
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennington County deputy who shot and killed a man five years ago is not immune from a wrongful-death lawsuit.
Deputy David Olson sought to have the case dismissed, claiming he was a public employee and thus immune from prosecution. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a federal judge's rejection of that
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has approved a resolution banning all businesses on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation from selling the Rapid City Journal after the newspaper published a headline the tribe found objectionable.
Tribal spokesman Kevin Steele said that the ban will stay in effect until the newspaper apologizes for a headline that questioned
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 30-year-old Sioux Falls man who lost sight in one eye when a portable meth lab exploded in a vehicle he was driving has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The Argus Leader reports JayJay Stanton Coronado was driving while he and a woman made methamphetamine in a 20-ounce pop bottle. The meth lab exploded, burning both people and setting the vehicle on
NEW YORK | OPEC and lower global oil prices delivered a one-two punch to the drillers in North Dakota and Texas who brought the U.S. one of the biggest booms in the history of the global oil industry.
Now they are fighting back.
Companies are leaning on new techniques and technology to get more oil out of every well they drill, and furiously cutting costs in an effort to keep U.S. oil
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A southeast South Dakota man accused of soliciting sex from two 13-year-old girls has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.
The Argus Leader reports 25-year-old Elijah Wilson entered his guilty plea Monday to travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. Prosecutors in exchange dropped a commercial sex trafficking charge.