According to the factual basis statement in the case, 20-year-old Jonnie Fineran, along with a juvenile identified in court only as TSB, stabbed Thomas Sitting Bear more than 60 times back in July of 2020.
Tuesday was a big day for voters in South Dakota, and some races determined who gets their party’s nomination for the general election in November. However, what happens when there’s not another candidate to run against you in November? For Pennington County, it means there’s a new sheriff in town.
That's 124 people per day, and demonstrates a 35% increase in gun related homicide. Gun violence is the leading cause for death in children, teens and young adults 25 and younger. Where they were 10 times more likely to die because of a firearm than COVID-19.
Rapid City Police say an employee told them a man came up to the register with his hands in his pockets and demanded money. When the clerk did not do so, the man left. No more than 10 minutes later, police were dispatched to the Common Cents on Mount Rushmore Road for a similar report of a man with his hands in his pockets demanding money at the register. That time, the man said he had a gun, and the clerk complied with his demands.