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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Sioux Falls mayoral candidate says she's been the target of several hacking attempts on her campaign and personal email, bank accounts and social media. Jolene Loetscher filed a formal complaint with the city's law enforcement last week. Her opponent, Paul TenHaken, denies any wrongdoing. The Minnehaha County sheriff says an investigation is underway. The two candidates are in the final days of the mayoral race, and will face each other in a runoff election next week.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sioux Falls police say they're investigating the death of a baby boy. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says officers received a call Monday morning about a child who wasn't breathing. The 8-month-old baby was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Clemens says the investigation into the death is ongoing. An autopsy could help determine what caused the child's death.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A Minnesota company that provides commercial hygiene services is suing a South Dakota man it accuses of violating a non-compete agreement. Ecolab Inc. says its former employee, Alejandro Moreno, started a competing business while he was still working for the St. Paul company. The lawsuit says the Summerset man started a competing company known as Greenapsis.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - Trial has been moved to this summer for a Yankton man who was shot by a state trooper following a December 2016 chase. Curt Adams Sr. has pleaded not guilty to charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault of a police officer and aggravated eluding. He was to stand trial this month, but the date has been moved to July 16. The trial is expected to last a week.
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