Clemency Denied For Indian Activist Leonard PeltierPresident Barack Obama has denied a clemency request by American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison in the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975.
Leonard Peltier's Supporters Hope Obama Grants Him ClemencySupporters of American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison in the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, hope President Barack Obama will grant him clemency and shorten his sentence to the four decades he has already served before Obama leaves office Friday.
South Dakota Senate Approves Bill To Make Mug Shots PublicSouth Dakota's Senate has approved a bill that would allow authorities to publicly release mug shot photos taken when a criminal suspect is booked.
Inmate Dies At Sioux Falls PrisonSouth Dakota corrections officials say an inmate has died at the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls Police: Man, 26, Was Homicide VictimA body was discovered Saturday night when police responded to a call for a welfare check. Police identified the victim as 28-year-old Lee WoundedArrow, of Sioux Falls.
Moving Company Says South Dakota Leads List Of Top DestinationsOne of the nation's largest moving companies says South Dakota is first on its list of top moving destinations.
Power Restored To Thousands Of South Dakota ResidentsOfficials say power has been restored to thousands of residents in northeastern South Dakota who were hit by the Christmas weekend ice and wind storm.
Thousands In S.D. Still Without Power Following Christmas StormThe furious winter storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Christmas Day weakened Tuesday, but thousands remained without power in the Dakotas and Michigan.
Interstate 90 Fully Re-opened In South DakotaInterstate 90 remains closed along the western half of South Dakota from the Wyoming border to Chamberlain. And the South Dakota Department of Transportation warms that travel will be extremely difficult across the state this morning.
Blowing Snow, Icy Roads Create Hazardous Travel Conditions In MidwestTravel conditions remained hazardous as a winter storm swept across much of the northern Great Plains Monday, with blowing and drifting snow creating near-zero visibility on some roads.
Police: Kidnappers Lose Victims After Car Gets Stuck In DitchPolice are looking for two men they say kidnapped two other men outside of a South Dakota convenience store at gunpoint, forced them into the trunk of their own car, then requested their help pushing the car out of a ditch when it became stuck.
Winter Storm Won't Spare DakotasSchools around South Dakota are calling off extracurricular activities and some are even closing as a winter storm hits the state.

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