12, Mar 2014 - Tuesday Morning Headlines
A $2 billion project to send wind-generated power from South Dakota to Chicago and beyond is bringing a Sioux City business on board. Iowa lawmakers have approved legislation that would help veterans transition into life after military service. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is firing back at U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's call to repeal state laws that regulate voting by convicted felons.
12, Mar 2014 - Charles Ruhl Jr. begins federal prison sentence
A former Davenport businessman convicted of money laundering and wire fraud began his prison sentence in South Dakota.
12, Mar 2014 - Ruhl reports to federal prison
Quad-City developer and convicted embezzler Charles Ruhl Jr. has reported to a federal prison in South Dakota.
11, Mar 2014 - Prominent South Dakota Judge Max Gors dies
Prominent South Dakota Judge Max Gors has died. He was 69.
11, Mar 2014 - South Dakota murder convict won't get new trial
A man convicted of a 1985 murder in South Dakota won't get a new trial, despite new DNA evidence that concluded he wasn't the source of two hair samples taken from the victim.
11, Mar 2014 - Medical examiner can testify in SD woman's trial
A South Dakota judge has ruled that a medical examiner can testify for the prosecution in the case of a woman accused of beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants.
11, Mar 2014 - Mother Fights for Return of Her Son
Tara Olson was in South Dakota when her baby's father and live-in girlfriend committed acts that ultimately sent them to prison for attempted child abuse. They are still behind bars but the child’s mother can only visit her son in foster care and she wants him back.
11, Mar 2014 - Case continued against SD jailer accused of rape
A South Dakota jailer accused of raping a female inmate is scheduled to enter pleas Friday after a magistrate judge ruled there is enough evidence to continue the case against him
11, Mar 2014 - Max Gors, former South Dakota judge, dies
Max Gors -- one of South Dakota's prominent legal figures -- has died. Gors served the state in a number of roles throughout the years...including acting justice on the state supreme court. He was most recently the Hughes County State's Attorney.
11, Mar 2014 - Brookings, SD Ex-SDSU student sentenced in HIV exposure case
A former South Dakota State University student has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of intentionally exposing another person to the virus that causes AIDS.
11, Mar 2014 - Rapid City, SD Prosecutor opposes change of venue in man's trial
The prosecutor in the case of a western South Dakota man accused of killing his mother is asking the judge presiding over the case to not grant the change of venue requested by the defense.
11, Mar 2014 - Brookings, SD Former SDSU student sentenced for HIV exposure
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - A former South Dakota State University student has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of intentionally exposing another person to the virus that causes AIDS.
11, Mar 2014 - Chandler pleads guilty assault, escape and eluding
A Rapid City man who tried to run down two South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers in September faces up to 65 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to aggravated assault, second-degree escape and eluding.
10, Mar 2014 - Aberdeen, SD Trial set for SD man accused of threatening judge
The trial of a South Dakota man accused of threatening a judge is slated to begin in Aberdeen.
10, Mar 2014 - Man accused of killing father will appear in Butte justice court today
A former Butte man accused of killing his father who waived extradition in South Dakota will make his initial appearance in Butte justice court this afternoon.