A suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a weekend traffic stop accidentally drew her firearm instead of a stun gun, the city’s police chief said Monday. Although rare, a string of similar incidents has happened in recent years across the U.S.
Acting United States Attorney Dennis Holmes announced that a Rapid City man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, was sentenced on March, 22, 2021, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, of U.S. District Court.
Earlier this week, vaccines became available at places like Walmart, The Medicine Shoppe and 54 other pharmacies around South Dakota. This means more people are able to get the shot. With more people eligible for the shot, brings more opportunity for fraud.
A years-long legal battle around a Keystone teenager's death remains in the courtroom after requests to drop the case were denied, although there is evidence prosecutors may have tampered with witnesses.
Cheyenne police had not yet received the full autopsy report, police Lt. Rob Dafoe said in a statement a day after a police spokeswoman told KGAB Radio the autopsy failed to determine with certainty what killed 2-year-old Athian Rivera.
Senate Bill 146 was brought to the legislature as “an act to revise certain provisions regarding eligibility for parole for certain persons sentenced to life imprisonment.” If passed, the bill would give people 25 and under who committed a crime and were sentenced to life in prison, the chance for parole.