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FRONTLINE: "Trump's Showdown"

Oct 2, 2018
PBS

In The Moment ... October 2. 2018 Show 434 Hour 1

In a two-hour FRONTLINE special that begins tonight at 8:00 Central on SDPB-TV, the focus is on President Trump's fight against the investigation of his campaign and whether he obstructed justice.

"Trump's Showdown" follows the president's battle against the special counsel, the FBI and even his own attorney general.

Jim Gilmore, FRONTLINE producer, joined In The Moment for a preview on the documentary.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

The leader of the fundamentalist Mormon church who escaped authorities nearly a year ago is in jail in South Dakota. Officials in Utah say Lyle Jeffs likely faces a felony charge for escaping custody in addition to food stamp fraud charges.

South Dakota authorities discovered Lyle Jeffs Wednesday evening near Yankton. A tip the day before included a description of late model Ford F-150. FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric Barnhart in Salt Lake City says that identified the FLDS leader.

US Attorney Names Point Person For Election Fraud Complaints

Oct 24, 2016
Kealey Bultena / SDPB

The US Attorney’s office in South Dakota is naming a District Election Officer to field any complaints of election fraud this year.

The district officer works with other federal agencies to insure a fair election.  

South Dakota Fugitive On ‘Most Wanted’ List

Jul 27, 2016
Department of Justice

A South Dakota fugitive is now on America's top 15 most wanted list. The US Marshals added the alleged child sexual predator to the list. Federal authorities are working with Pennington County law enforcement on the case.

48-year-old David Bonness is wanted by the Pennington County Sheriff and State’s Attorney’s offices for multiple counts of pedophilia and rape. The U.S. Marshals offer a $25,000 reward for information leading directly to his arrest.

Fire Tablet

Mar 4, 2016

While Apple continues to resist a court order requiring it to assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation in accessing a terrorist's phone, another major tech company has taken a strange and unexpected step away from encryption.  Amazon has removed enterprise-level device encryption from its Fire Tablet devices.  The move affects millions of users.

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" also discussed the free upgrade to Windows 10 and iTunes Radio's switch to Apple Music among other issues.

Ransomware Payoff And FBI Encryption Case

Feb 19, 2016
www.hollywoodpresbyterian.com

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discussed the ransomware attack of Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center that resulted in the hospital paying a 40-bitcoin ransom (about $17,000) to regain control of its network. 

The panel also commented on Apple's refusal to help the FBI acquire encrypted data from the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone - a decision with which Google CEO Sundar Pichai seems to concur.

Other topics included the Twitter GIF button, the Mattel 3D printer and a warning from Samsung to their customers to watch what they say around their smart TVs.

FBI Offers $5,000 Reward In Homicide Case

Nov 2, 2015
FBI

The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction in a homicide case on the Cheyenne River Reservation.

On October 20, 2015, the body of 20 year old East  Lee was discovered near Eagle Butte.  Investigators say Lee died from a single gunshot wound to the head.  

Kyle Loven is with the FBI in Minneapolis.

Victoria Wicks SDPB

The popular television drama Criminal Minds follows a team of FBI behavioral analysts from Quantico, Virginia as they assist in criminal investigations. Greg Vecchi was a member of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit. He left Virginia for a job with the FBI in Rapid City before retiring earlier this year.

Officer Shot During Standoff In Pierre

Nov 1, 2013

A Pierre police officer was shot during a Thursday night standoff. 27 year old Jason Todd Garreau is the alleged shooter and is now in custody in the Hughes County Jail. He is also a suspect in an ongoing federal investigation.
 

Patrolling The Prairie

Oct 29, 2013
Union County

In the Sioux Falls Argus Leader's "Patrolling the Prairie" series, reporters John Hult and Steve Young explore the unique challenges facing rural South Dakota when it comes to law enforcement.  Hult and Young have done research into the challenges of finding and keeping officers, the dangers rural police confront and the temptations of authority.  John Hult joined Dakota Midday to discuss the series.