Feb 11, 2020 3:16 PM

Former Pine Ridge doctor sentenced for child sex abuse

Posted Feb 11, 2020 3:16 PM

A former Indian Health Service pediatrician has been sentenced for sexually abusing Native American children while on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota.

Seventy-one-year-old Stanley Patrick Weber of Spearfish was sentenced Monday in federal court to five consecutive life sentences for five aggravated sexual abuse charges.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says Weber also was sentenced to 15 years on each of three counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

Weber was sentenced last year to 18 years in prison for similar crimes against boys on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.

Weber also was ordered to pay $800,000 in fines.

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Feb 11, 2020 3:16 PM
Driver dies after collision on I-80 in eastern Nebraska

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) - A driver was fatally injured and his passenger hospitalized after a collision on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska's Sarpy County.

The crash occurred around 8:15 p.m. Sunday near the Highway 370 westbound entrance ramp, east of Gretna.

An investigation indicates a car driven by Kenisha Prentice, 25, of Omaha, hit the rear of a car driving by Nabil Shokai, 67, of Lincoln.

Shokai was pronounced dead at a hospital, the sheriff's office said. A passenger, Kalul Bor, 74, was in critical condition.

Prentice and three passengers in her car were treated for minor injuries.

The collision is being investigated.