30, Aug 2014 - Accused of child sex and porn, Former stateâ€™s attorney gives up his law license
PIERRE â€” The South Dakota Supreme Court disbarred Christopher Jansen last week while he waits in jail without bail, accused of engaging in sex with boys younger than 13 and distributing pornographic
30, Aug 2014 - Appeals court upholds forest management plan
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a federal appeals court has upheld a management plan for the Black Hills National Forest. Jackley says the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has affirmed federal court decisions in Colorado and Wyoming denying challenges ...
28, Aug 2014 - Rapid City, SD Judge accepts feds' comments on Indian Child Welfare case
In what is being called a rare move, the Department of Justice last week threw its support behind two South Dakota tribes and two Native American mothersÂ that have accused state officials of violating the Indian Child Welfare Act by taking custody of their children for 60 days after only a brief hearing.
27, Aug 2014 - Day, SD Clarion County man admits to taking girl, 12, to South Dakota for sex
A Clarion County man admitted in federal court on Tuesday in Pittsburgh that he took a 13-year-old girl to South Dakota in 2013 to have ...
27, Aug 2014 - Walworth, SD Former prosecutor now facing federal sex charges - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sport
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A former South Dakota county prosecutor accused of raping a boy has now been charged in federal court. Former Walworth County State's Attorney Christopher Jansen was charged earlier in state court with three counts of rape involving a child younger than 13 in Hughes County.
27, Aug 2014 - Walworth County, SD Ex-South Dakota prosecutor pleads not guilty to child rape charg - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News
PIERRE -- A former South Dakota county prosecutor has pleaded not guilty to child rape charges. Former Walworth County State's Attorney Christopher Jansen on Tuesday entered his plea at the federal court in Pierre.
27, Aug 2014 - SD Libertarians seek to stop ballot printing
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) â€” South Dakota's Libertarian Party is asking a federal judge to stop Secretary of State Jason Gant from printing November general election ballots without the name of the party's candidate for the Public Utilities Commission.
04, Apr 2014 - Judges balk at court order on ICWA
RAPID CITY - Five state court judges in South Dakota are refusing to comply with a Federal courtâ€™s order to instruct court reporters to turn over transcripts from hearings regarding the taking of Native American children.
02, Apr 2014 - SD man convicted of multiple rapes re-sentenced
A South Dakota man convicted of multiple rapes over several years has been re-sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison.
02, Apr 2014 - SD federal court ranks among most productive in US
South Dakota has been ranked second in the nation for the number of federal criminal jury trials handled by district judges in active status.
01, Apr 2014 - South Dakota judge won't dismiss Beef Products' $1.2B 'pink slime' defamation suit
ELK POINT, S.D. - A South Dakota judge on Thursday refused to throw out a defamation lawsuit against ABC related to its coverage of a meat product called lean, finely textured beef, which critics have ...
01, Apr 2014 - Judge won't dismiss 'pink slime' defamation suit
ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) â€” A South Dakota judge on Thursday refused to throw out a defamation lawsuit against ABC related to its coverage of a meat product called lean, finely textured beef, which critics have dubbed "pink slime."