PINE RIDGE RESERVATION

Leonard Peltier “Walk For Justice” gets from Minneapolis to Washington, DC

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Supporters of a Native man serving two life sentences for the murders of two FBI agents in South Dakota hold a Leonard Peltier Walk to Justice. It began in Minneapolis in August and activists made it to Washington, DC Saturday after an 1,103 mile journey. A rally was held Monday afternoon. Peltier admits to being involved in…

Child killed in drive-by shooting on Pine Ridge Reservation

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (KVRR/KFGO) – Authorities are investigating a drive-by shooting that killed a child on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Tribal officers say the shooting occurred at 9 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 18 in Pine Ridge. Witnesses say the vehicle shot at the home and left before officers arrived. Law information officials are asking for information…

Young Climate Activist Coming To Standing Rock Reservation In North Dakota On Tuesday

Greta Thunberg is tonight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota

A 16-year-old climate activist who scolded world leaders at the United Nations is visiting our area. Greta Thunberg is tonight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to appear at a panel discussion. She’ll be on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota on Tuesday. Thunberg is concerned about the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline as well…

Mom Who Beat Son To Death After He Wet His Bed Gets 40 Years

Katrina Shangreaux of Porcupine pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, S.D. — A South Dakota woman accused of beating her 2-year-old son to death after he wet his bed has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. 30-old Katrina Shangreaux of Porcupine pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder in the July 2016 death of 2-year-old Kylen Shangreaux. She admitted assaulting the toddler with a studded belt….

Beer Store Owners Appeal for License Renewal Near Pine Ridge Reservation

The appeal says the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission's decision was arbitrary, unsupported by evidence and contrary to Nebraska law

  SOUTH DAKOTA — The owners of four Nebraska beer stores are appealing the decision to not renew their liquor licenses. The stores sell beer and malt liquor just 200 yards south of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota which bars alcohol but continues to struggle with alcohol issues. The appeal says the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission’s decision…