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RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City police have identified a person of interest in a three-vehicle crash that killed a 1-year-old girl. Police spokeswoman Brendyn Medina tells the Rapid City Journal that no arrests have been made, and the investigation continues into who was driving the vehicle that caused the crash and then fled.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Prosecutors will decide whether a 10-year-old boy should be charged for shooting a BB gun on a school playground in Sioux Falls. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the boy shot at other children on the playground at Cleveland Elementary School last Friday, but no one was hurt.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — TCF Bank is closing its operations center in Sioux Falls, impacting 145 workers. The Argus Leader reports that a company filing with state and local officials says 145 workers will be let go between November and March. The bulk are 54 call center representatives and 43 operations specialists.
LEAD (AP) — Two people died in a weekend house fire in Lead. Firefighters responded to the two-story home shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday and found that it was engulfed and the roof had already partially collapsed. Two bodies were found upstairs, and the home was extensively damaged. The victims were not immediately identified.
KEYSTONE (AP) — Mount Rushmore National Memorial has changed its parking and payment system in hopes of alleviating long lines at the entrance during summer months. Starting this month, drivers no longer exchange cash or a credit card for a parking slip at manned booths. Instead, they pay at their leisure at stations installed in several locations on the campus and present their paid ticket when leaving the parking area.
MILBANK (AP) — A teenager died over the weekend after falling off the hood of a moving car in Grant County. The Highway Patrol says the 16-year-old boy was riding on the hood as the car traveled along a rural road, and his foot got caught on the front bumper and he was dragged beneath the vehicle. It happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. Sunday, about 5 ½ miles southeast of Milbank. The boy was flown to a Sioux Falls hospital, where he later died. The patrol says charges are pending against the 16-year-old boy who was driving the car.
CANTON (AP) — Authorities say a 73-year-old man standing on a highway in southeastern South Dakota was struck and killed by a vehicle. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened Saturday night on U.S. Highway 18 in Canton. The patrol says the driver, a 25-year-old man, was not injured in the crash. The driver reported he was unable to stop after seeing the victim standing in the middle of the road.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls' school board president is concerned that statewide graduation requirement changes will limit opportunities for thousands of special education students across South Dakota.
HARRISBURG (AP) — Authorities say an 86-year-old man died in a crash west of Harrisburg, in Lincoln County. The Highway Patrol says the accident happened about 1 p.m. Friday when the man who was killed turned his vehicle in front of a semi with no trailer attached. He died later at a Sioux Falls hospital. The semi driver was not injured. A passenger in the semi suffered injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Hermosa man has been sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison for fraud and identity theft. Forty-year-old Tobin Nettifee was convicted of access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. KOTA-TV reports Nettifee used another person's identity to get three credit cards he used to make $19,000 in purchases. He also stole a gift card from a mailbox to make additional purchases.