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PIERRE (AP) — A Mission man who was convicted of murder two decades ago is facing a new murder charge. The U.S. attorney's office says 55-year-old Narvin Bordeaux recently pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the Oct. 3 stabbing death of Sonny White on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. No other details have been released.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say officers arrested a man who had barricaded himself in a home where he was breaking windows. Several adults and children fled from the home Sunday evening, leaving the man inside. Police say a perimeter was established and contact was made with the man. He gave himself up about two hours later. The 37-year-old man could face charges of aggravated assault, violating a no-contact order and felony damage to property.
BROOKINGS (AP) — A Brookings County jury has awarded a girl more than $34,000 after she was attacked by a dog that had been declared vicious by county authorities twice before. The Argus Leader reports the award consists of $29,208 in compensatory damages and $5,000 in punitive damages from the dog's owner, Doyle Johnson, who is the mayor of Sinai. The girl was 12 when she was attacked in March 2015 by an English setter who bit her multiple times and left 17 wounds that put her in the hospital.
WASHINGTON — Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping to a state where it doesn't have an office, warehouse or other physical presence, it doesn't have to collect the state's sales tax.
MARION (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old woman has died in a one-vehicle crash south of Marion this weekend. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the woman was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon on a gravel road Saturday night when she went off the road and rolled in the ditch. The woman was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. She died at the scene. Her name has not been released. She was the only person involved.
MILLER (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who died when the motorized wheelchair in which he was riding was struck by a semitrailer in Miller. The Highway Patrol says 80-year-old Donald Simpson was in an intersection crosswalk when he was struck by the semi, which was making a turn off state Highway 45 and onto U.S. Highway 14. It happened shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday. Simpson later died at a hospital. The patrol says charges are pending against the 55-year-old Wolsey man who was driving the semi.
NEWELL (AP) — A city commissioner in Newell accused of stalking has pleaded no contest to a criminal charge and agreed to resign in a plea deal with prosecutors. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that Commissioner Allen Youngberg pleaded no contest to stalking, and a charge of sexual contact without consent was dismissed. He was given a suspended 45-day jail sentence and ordered to pay more than $800 in costs and fees. He also must have no contact for a year with the woman who accused him and led to charges last November.
ABERDEEN — A crude oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last November has turned out to be nearly twice as big as first reported. Around 407,000 gallons (338,900 imperial gallons) spilled onto farmland when the pipeline broke near Amherst in Marshall County on Nov. 16, a spokeswoman for pipeline owner TransCanada Corp., told the Aberdeen American News. TransCanada had originally put the spill at 210,000 gallons (174,860 imperial gallons).
ABERDEEN (AP) — Brown County officials and employees are unable to receive the bulk of email sent from Google accounts despite months of trouble-shooting. While some emails from Gmail accounts get through, many are rejected, county Chief Information Officer Paul Sivertsen told the American News . The emails often are deferred from the county's primary server to a secondary server, and not delivered. The mysterious glitch has caused problems for nearly all county departments.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The University of Sioux Falls athletics department is trying to help the families of two students involved in a fatal car crash with expenses. Head Football Coach Jon Anderson says GoFundMe donation accounts have been set up online to help the families of wide receiver Courtney Beane, who was killed in the crash, and junior defensive end Jared Brito, who was seriously injured when he was thrown from the vehicle.