Deadwood Mayor Candidates Field Questions
DEADWOOD - Candidates for mayor of Deadwood got their chance to field questions from residents Tuesday night ahead of next week's election.
Internet Library Opens in Pine Ridge
PINE RIDGE - Pine Ridge residents are celebrating the opening of a public Internet library on the reservation.
South Dakota State Fair Restricts Use of Golf Carts
HURON - South Dakota officials will restrict the use of golf carts on the state fairgrounds to improve safety during this year's State Fair.
Parents Invited to SDCHIP Event in Rapid City
RAPID CITY - State officials will be in Rapid City this weekend encouraging parents to register their kids in a comprehensive child identification program.
Derek Boe of Fort Pierre, Accused of Shooting at Car, Gets Prison
PIERRE - A Fort Pierre man has been sentenced to prison for a variety of charges stemming from shooting at an occupied vehicle.
Jay Barse of Watertown Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Infant
WATERTOWN - A South Dakota man has pleaded not guilty to killing a 14-month-old infant.
NRA Study Suggests Trained, Armed School Staffers
WASHINGTON - Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.
FTA: Yankton Can’t Provide Exclusive Bus Service
YANKTON - A recent Federal Transit Administration ruling is telling Yankton Transit that it can no longer provide exclusive school bus service to young riders.
Georgia City Council Votes to Require Gun Ownership
NELSON, Ga. - Backers of a newly adopted ordinance requiring gun ownership in a small north Georgia town acknowledge they were largely seeking to make a point about gun rights.
Connecticut Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan Gun Control Plan
HARTFORD, Conn. - With an announcement of sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, Connecticut lawmakers said they are hoping to send a message to Congress and other state legislators across the country: A bipartisan agreement on gun control is possible.