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Rapid City Regional Hospital patient becomes first to try an experimental therapy

Each year, the leading cause of death around the world is cardiovascular disease. Individuals who suffer heart attacks are most vulnerable to have another one within ninety days after the first one. A potential new therapy may reduce that chance. Black Hills FOX's Jon Wilson has more. Eighty-nine-y

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-03-23 01:04:00

18-year-old gets 90 years in convenience store clerk killing

A man who as a juvenile stabbed to death a Rapid City store clerk was sentenced this afternoon to 90 years in prison. Carlos Quevedo, 18, earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for killing Kasie Lord, 45, at the Loaf 'N Jug on Mount Rushmore Road in the early hours of Jan. 18, 2017. Quevedo

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 23:00:00

Man sentenced for involvement in robbery turned murder

On Wednesday one of two men involved in a robbery that ended with the murder of a Rapid City convenience store clerk in January of last year was back in Seventh Circuit Court today for sentencing. Judge Heidi Linngren sentenced 20-year-old Cody Grady to seven and a half years in the state penitentia

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-03-22 00:39:00

Mother of emaciated children charged with meth offenses

The mother of two toddlers found emaciated on the Pine Ridge reservation in 2016 was charged in Pennington County on Wednesday with meth possession and ingestion. Darcel Featherman, 34, is facing charges of possession of a controlled drug or substance, as well as unauthorized ingestion of a controll

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 20:30:00

Police: Man arrested after trying to stab through door with knife

A Rapid City man was arrested this morning after reportedly trying to stab his way through an apartment door with a knife. Irwin Sharpfish, 30, is detained at the Pennington County Jail on charges of aggravated assault and disorderly conduct, according to a Rapid City Police Department release. Get

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 17:01:00

Rapid City brother and sister honored for heroism after fire

RAPID CITY, S.D. - On the cold, snowy afternoon of Feb. 18, firefighters were battling a house fire at 2617 Castle Heights Place in Rapid City. When firefighters arrived, they not only found the home ablaze, but five children waiting outside, unharmed. Cameron Steidley, 13, and Julianna Steidley, 11


Custer State Park gets $1.8M grant for post-wildfire work

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Custer State Park has received a $1.8 million grant to support rehabilitation work following a devastating December wildfire that burned more than half the park. The Legion Lake Fire started from a downed power line and grew to become the third-largest fire in Black Hills mod

FIREENGINEERING.COM - 2018-03-22 18:55:58

Discovering the Art Alley in Rapid City, South Dakota

Art comes in all shapes and forms and while I am not an expert I know that I love to see different kinds of art when we travel. I am especially drawn to outdoor art installations that seem to be prevalent in every town these days. Whether it is a sculpture walk, painted animals, yarn bombing or graf

ITSJUSTLIFE.ME - 2018-03-22 10:00:11

Rapid City man sentenced for robbery in store clerk's death

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Rapid City man has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison for stealing beer from a store clerk who was later stabbed to death by the man's companion. The Rapid City Journal reports that 20-year-old Cody Grady last month pleaded guilty to robbery in the stabbing death of Lo

DRGNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Oglala man, 19, charged with DUI after pursuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Police say an underage drunk driver led them on a pursuit through Rapid City. It was around 2 a.m. Tuesday when police spotted a driver speed through a flashing red light on East Boulevard. Police later spotted the vehicle on Signal Drive and tried unsuccessfully to stop it. The p

NEWSCENTER1.TV - 2018-03-22 01:15:00

Downtown Rapid City parking will see change

Downtown Rapid City's parking situation will see a revamp. The Rapid City Common Council is taking steps to alleviate downtown parking congestion by tacking the issue from several angles. They plan to install high-tech parking meters in 450 spaces downtown, create parking passes for downtown employ


Rapid City 2018 budget now available online and has some changes to format

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Rapid City residents who are curious about how their tax dollars are being spent, can now access the City's 2018 budget online. However, there are some differences people may notice is the format of the document this year. In an aim to make it more user-friendly and u


Driver tests positive for meth, THC after crashing into house

Police say a man who crashed into a house was under the influence of methamphetamine and THC. Officers found Caleb Summers, 31, sitting in his car late Monday morning. But that car was in someone's yard. Police say Summers was driving on Haines Avenue when he drifted across the lanes and jumped a cu


Bomb threat targets Douglas School District

BOX ELDER, S.D. (KOTA-TV) - All Douglas School District buildings were evacuated Tuesday night after a bomb threat. Box Elder police say there is no immediate threat and the investigation continues. The district sent a notice to parents saying, in part, "Douglas School District has received an un


Car hits house on Haines Avenue

You see a lot of cars crashing into other cars. But you don't see a lot of cars hitting houses. That's what happened late Monday morning in Rapid City. This is the scene along the 1000 block of Haines Avenue. Police say the driver of this car was heading northbound on Haines when the vehicle crossed


Rapid City voters could decide fate of Barnett Arena

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - It appears the Rapid City voters will decide the future of the Barnett Arena at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. In February, the Rapid City Council voted to build a new arena at a cost of $130 million, rather than renovating the existing arena for $25 million. The gro


Teen pleads guilty to role in Sturgis assault

STURGIS, SD (KOTA TV) - A teen has pleaded guilty to her role in a burglary and assault on a 53-year-old Sturgis woman. Elizabeth Mauk, 18, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit burglary in the November 2017 incident. Mauk, who is from Fort Collins, Colo., faces up to 15 years in prison and a $30


Rapid City Schools are on track

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - With only eight weeks of classes left, parents and students in Rapid City Schools are wondering what will happen with the snow days this year. The district has had three snow days this season, and are currently scheduled for summer vacation to start the Friday before Me


Driver charged with DUI in Haines Avenue crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Two people were hurt in a collision Sunday night, but the injuries were minor. One of the drivers is charged with driving under the influence. Emergency units responded to the two-vehicle accident in north Rapid City around 9 p.m. According to the Rapid City Police Department, an


Police charge Rapid City woman with 4th DUI after pursuit

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Police arrested a Rapid City woman on her fourth DUI charge Friday. It started with a simple safety violation. An officer was in west Rapid City around 2 a.m. when a Chrysler Concorde passed by. Police say the car's license plate was not properly lit. Instead of stopping when prom