Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'cheyenne river'

8th Circuit rejects Indian double jeopardy claim

A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota can be prosecuted in federal court despite pleading guilty to the same crime in tribal court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals said on Monday. Nephi Sky Antelope pleaded...

Cheyenne River Sioux mother indicted for abuse

A woman from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has been indicted on charges of child abuse and exposing children to abuse. The charges against Wenona Rooks, 37, stem from a fire on May 2 that killed two...

Conjoined Cheyenne River Sioux twins doing well

Doctors in Oklahoma plan to separate a set of 1-month-old girls who are believed to be the first American Indian conjoined twins. Preslee Faith and Kylee Hope Wells were born October 25 in Oklahoma City. Their mother, Stevie Stewart,...

Guilty plea for Cheyenne River Sioux fire deaths

A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder for a fire that led to the deaths of two siblings. Akeem Rooks, 18, admitted he set a fire to his...

Two South Dakota reservations without power

Residents of two South Dakota reservations have been without power since last Wednesday. The Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and the Pine Ridge Reservation were among those hit by the blizzard. Utility crews are trying to restore power to the communities....

Cheyenne River teen charged with murder

An 18-year-old member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota was indicted on two counts of murder in connection with a fire that killed two of his siblings. Akeem Rooks was previously charged with intentionally setting the May...

Cheyenne River Sioux community hit by floods

Residents of a remote community on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota were forced to evacuate after heavy rains and floods. The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe bused residents to two shelters last week. Residents have since returned to...

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