April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A jury trial got under way Tuesday for a work-release inmate in South Dakota who’s accused of raping the girlfriend of a former cellmate. Continue Reading
March 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Ernest Albert Fisher Jr. was found guilty of multiple counts of child sex abuse in two separate trials.
March 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Gabriel D. Medicine Eagle Jr., now 35, was convicted in 2011 and sentenced to life in prison after advances in DNA testing prompted the state to charge him with assaulting a 15-year-old girl in 2000 near Winner.
March 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Ten years ago, Dena Wyum was raped at a party as an 18-year-old freshman at North Dakota State University. Continue Reading
February 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MISSOULA, Mont. The rape trial of a former University of Montana quarterback is about a woman who was betrayed by someone she trusted and not about the school’s football program, a prosecutor said Monday in his opening statement. Continue Reading
February 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MISSOULA, Mont. More than 150 potential jurors packed a hotel ballroom Friday for the rape trial of a former University of Montana quarterback, as attorneys attempted to seat an impartial panel in a town where Griz football is king. Continue Reading
January 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FORT TOTTEN In the nearly four months since the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs took over child protection services on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, tribal and BIA officials say they’re working well together, the system has been made more professional and accountable and reservation children are safer from abusers and sexual predators. Continue Reading
November 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Remember when we first started talking about date rape and acquaintance rape? The widespread assumption was that attackers were otherwise nice guys who got a little too drunk and carried things a bit too far.