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News in Pennington County, South Dakota

Mental health crisis part 2: Jails strained by rising costs and psychiatric needs
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:30:00 -0700

Editor's note: This is part two of a three-part series on how South Dakota incarcerates mentally ill patients its jails.

Woman arrested, man on the loose, after leading police on chase to reservation
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:22:00 -0700

One woman was arrested — and a man remains at large — after leading law enforcement on a high-speed car chase from Rapid Valley to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Wednesday.

South Dakota has its First Flu Cases of the Season
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:17:00 -0700

South Dakota has its first flu cases of the season.

SD Women's Death Ruled Suicide
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:09:54 -0700

Authorities in South Dakota say a woman whose body was found in rural Custer County died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

South Dakota loans $224M to hundreds of projects
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:39:27 -0700

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Bruce Yakley stood inside the Trail King plant in Mitchell and watched the sparks fly off welding torches held by workers fusing together huge beams of metal.

First 3 flu cases of the season confirmed in SD
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 03:50:36 -0700

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota has its first flu cases of the season. The state Health Department says officials have confirmed one case of influenza A and two cases of influenza B. The flu cases are a child in Charles Mix County and two older residents ...

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:01:00 -0700

Before sentencing Travis Ross to 20 years in prison Monday, Circuit Judge Jeff Davis told Ross that anything other than a prison sentence was too dangerous for the community.

Part 2 of Donnie Battles's journey: A life in and out of prison, but always in crisis
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:50:00 -0700

Editor's note: This is part two in a three-part series examining one man's battle with severe mental illness. 

GIAGO: A string of coincidental deaths in Rapid City
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:17:21 -0700

It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek. Of the eight bodies discovered in 1998 and 1999 six were Native Americans, all were homeless men.

Inmate missing in Rapid City
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:08:00 -0700

Authorities are searching for a state prison inmate this morning who walked away from a Rapid City prison Wednesday night.