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YANKTON (AP) — A weekend rollover crash north of Yankton that killed one person and injured another involved a stolen vehicle. Yankton County Sheriff Jim Vlahakis and Yankton Police Chief Brian Paulsen confirmed to the Daily Press & Dakotan that the sport utility vehicle that crashed about 7 p.m. Sunday had been stolen from a residence in Yankton earlier that day.
BATH (AP) — A train derailment will keep part of a county road closed in northeastern South Dakota for several days. Brown County Emergency Management Director Scott Meints says a portion of County Highway 16 will be closed until Monday due to the derailment. Meints says that will allow for railroad crews to remove overturned railcars that were loaded with corn.
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks department is proposing a rule to require deer killed by hunters in Custer State Park to be tested for a deadly brain disease. The proposal introduced this month is aimed at determining the prevalence of chronic wasting disease in the park's deer population, the Rapid City Journal reported . It's similar to a current requirement for elk killed in the park.
STURGIS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 39-year-old Piedmont man who died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Meade County. The Highway Patrol says Thomas Van Pelt was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday afternoon on state Highway 79, 8 miles northeast of Sturgis. There were no passengers on the bike.
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of shooting and injuring four people while they were in a vehicle has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Twenty-eight-year-old Dwight Quigley faces four counts of attempted first-degree murder and other charges. The Rapid City Journal reports he was arraigned Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have arrested 78 people in a five-state immigration sweep in the Midwest. Officials say the arrests happened over six days. Iowa and Nebraska each saw 25 arrests, while there were 15 arrests in Minnesota, 10 in South Dakota and three in North Dakota. ICE says the operation targeted those who have criminal records, are public safety threats or violated immigration laws.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School Board has approved a rule change that bans "timeout" rooms as a form of student discipline. The policy revision made Monday is a result of a state law passed this year that requires all districts to adopt rules banning the practice of physically restraining students and locking them in padded rooms, the Argus Leader reported. South Dakota schools have until July to update their rules.
MILLER (AP) — A 26-year-old man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Hand County. The Highway Patrol says the man's sport utility vehicle rolled in the ditch off state Highway 45, about 2 miles north of Miller. The crash happened about 6:30 p.m. Monday. The man was later pronounced dead at a hospital in Miller. His name wasn't immediately released.
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City's police chief expects growth over the next decade will precipitate a need for a second precinct in the western part of the city. Chief Karl Jegeris says space will become a problem for his department in the next five to 10 years. The department this year asked for city money to buy and renovate a building for a new precinct but eventually pulled the request due to city budget constraints.
PIERRE (AP) — A Pine Ridge man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in a crash that killed two people has been sentenced to about three years in federal prison. The U.S. attorney's office says 22-year-old Brent Janis was driving drunk on April 8, 2016, when he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled in a ditch on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Two passengers were killed.