The owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline is continuing to fill it with North Dakota crude oil and has no immediate plans to shut down the line, despite a federal judge’s order that it be stopped within 30 days for additional environmental review.
A Sioux Falls teenager is facing charges including aggravated assault on a police officer. The charges stem from an arrest that made headlines last month after a driver allegedly dragged a police officer during an attempted stop. That driver appeared in court Tuesday to address her bond.
A federal judge rejected a request for an emergency order to delay the process of shutting down the Dakota Access pipeline while attorneys appeal a ruling to shutter the pipeline during the course of an environmental review.
Paul Erickson, a former conservative political operative has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for fraud following new scrutiny from his involvement with Maria Butina, a Russian agent, who attempted to gain political access.