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Sioux Falls Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 941 Incidents and 21 Crime Stories
Sioux Falls Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 941 Incidents and 21 Crime Stories. During the last week, a total of 941 crimes were reported in Sioux Falls. The most common crime was 'Arrest' with 327 cases, followed by 'Other' crimes with 214 cases, and 'Theft' with 123 cases. 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Domestic Related' crimes were also significant with 68 and 56 reports respectively. Other crimes such as 'Assault' (50), 'Burglary' (29), 'Hit & Run' (25), and 'Vandalism' (24) were less prevalent but still a cause for concern. The least reported crimes were 'Argument' with 20 cases and 'Robbery' with only 1 case. It's evident that the place is grappling with a high rate of arrests, which could be indicative of an effective law enforcement response. However, the high number of 'Other' crimes suggests a need for further categorization for more effective tracking and response. The low number of 'Robbery' cases could be seen as a positive sign, but the high incidence of 'Theft' indicates a persistent problem with property crimes.
Two men face charges after crashing into Sioux Falls building
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Just after 1 o’clock Friday morning, a pickup lost control and crashed into a central Sioux Falls building. “My first reaction was, well, something bad happened because there was a call in the middle of the night which is never a good thing,” said Property Manager, Lydia Freedon.
‘It stops here’: How change begins on Crow Creek
FT. THOMPSON, S.D. (KELO) – Historical trauma passed down from generation to generation plagues Native American communities across the country. On reservations there often aren’t many resources to turn to for help, leading to drug abuse, alcohol addictions and violence. Yolanda Aguilera is a 34-year-old mother of four...
Sioux Falls’ Safest (And Most Dangerous) Neighborhoods Ranked
Where are the safest and most dangerous areas of Sioux Falls? An interactive map from the Neighborhood Scout Website shows some surprising statistics for South Dakota's largest city. It's no secret that Sioux Falls is growing at a huge rate. Recent reports indicate that the city has now eclipsed 213,000...
O'Gorman girls finish perfect season against Mitchell, Kernel boys top Knights
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The Mitchell Kernel basketball teams have been having remarkable seasons that have seen them ranked at or near the top of AA, and each ended their regular season with a good test for the postseason with a doubleheader at O’Gorman on Friday night.
Sioux Falls' Mexican Food Scene: The Top 6 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore six delectable Mexican restaurants located in Sioux Falls. Have you had an opportunity to dine at any of these eateries? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Minnehaha County Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report: 845 Incidents and 21 Crime Stories
Minnehaha County Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report: 845 Incidents and 21 Crime Stories. During the last week, Minnehaha County reported a total of 845 crime cases. The most prevalent type of crime was 'Arrest', accounting for 258 cases, followed by 'Other' with 203 incidents. The third most common crime was 'Theft', with 111 reported cases. Other notable crimes included 'Suspicious Situation' (67 cases), 'Domestic Related' (58 cases), 'Assault' (44 cases), 'Burglary' (27 cases), 'Hit & Run' (26 cases), 'Vandalism' (24 cases), and 'Argument' (23 cases). It's important to note that the 'Arrest' category alone accounted for approximately 30% of the total reported crimes, indicating a significant law enforcement response. The data also reveals a concerning level of theft and domestic-related incidents in the place. The least reported crime was 'Shooting' with only 4 incidents, which is somewhat reassuring given the severity of such cases. This data provides a stark snapshot of the crime situation in Minnehaha County over the past week.
March weather preview
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — After a step back in temperatures on Friday, mild air will soon return with many warming to the 50s and 60s this weekend and early next week. If you’re not a fan of the typical late February weather, I bet you’re loving this type of forecast. But, if this keeps up we may be in trouble.
Renter questions subsidized housing landlord’s actions
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - This week, our team has been looking at some of the issues that rental tenants have been facing. Rental assistance is available in Sioux Falls for those who qualify financially, but that’s rarely the whole solution. One woman we spoke with has...
Pickup crashes into building; Missing woman last seen in January; $1.5M set aside for SD troop border deployment
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Here’s a look at the top stories this Midday in KELOLAND. Police have released more information on a crash that happened in central Sioux Falls around 1 a.m. on Friday. The Sioux Falls Police Department is asking for help from the public to...
What happened to the city of South Sioux Falls?
SOUTH SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — South Sioux Falls. At one time it was one of the largest municipalities in the state, but one which now, technically, no longer exists. First incorporated in 1890, South Sioux Falls was the brainchild of Richard Pettigrew and S.L. Tate, who envisioned the municipality as an industrial suburb of Sioux Falls.
SFPD: Needs public help in finding missing 33-year-old female
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The Sioux Falls Police Department (SFPD) is asking for assistance from the public to locate a missing 33-year-old female. Haily Raeleen Muller was last seen in Sioux Falls on January 15, 2024. Muller has ties to Brookings. Muller has blonde hair, blue eyes, is...
Downtown office space in high demand while large, call-center spaces remain vacant
SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — Office vacancies across the US have reached an all-time high at nearly 20 percent, according to Bender Commercial’s latest Market outlook report. We look at why office space is seeing such a shift nationwide and how the Sioux Falls market is faring better than other cities.
NWS says Sioux Falls weather will be 'kind of a rollercoaster' next week. What to expect
After the snow events and lower temperatures of the last week and a half, Sioux Falls is expected to see a gradual rise in temperatures and sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls website. According to next week's NWS forecast, temperatures during the day will remain...
This zoo ticket deal is a scam
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The promise is four tickets to the zoo for $6.95. Quite a deal when you realize that visitors today paid $15.50 each for adults and $11.50 for kids. Great Plains Zoo staff found out about the scam when someone was smart enough to take...
Three-day state tournament set to conclude Saturday in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS — Twelve area wrestlers, including five from Watertown, will compete for state championships on Saturday during the final day of the State Individual Wrestling Championships in the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Action is set to begin with the third, fifth and seventh-place matches at 10 a.m., followed by championship matches at 1 p.m. ...
2024 SoDak 16 girls basketball pairings are set
Class A SoDak 16 Girls Basketball Pairings with games played on Thursday, Feb. 29th, 2024. Sisseton vs. 16. Tri-Valley, 7:00pm at the Watertown Civic Arena. Sioux Falls Christian vs. 15. Miller, 6:00pm at the McCook Central Gym in Salem. Flandreau vs. 14. Hill City, 7:00pm at the Chamberlain Armory. Vermillion...
South Dakota state individual wrestling tournament results, updates from Day 2
The South Dakota high school individual state championship wrestling tournament continued on Friday in the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. Sturgis Brown ended day two where they ended day one: still atop the Class A boy's standings. The Scoopers ended day two with 180.5 points. Three-time consecutive Class...
Pair of Siouxlanders compete at the SDHSAA State Wrestling Semifinals
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KCAU) – Semifinal day is in the books for the SDHSAA State Wrestling Individual Tournament from Sioux Falls as Dakota Valley’s Jackson Boonstra and Vermillion’s Michael Roob both saw their title runs end in the semis. Class A – 144 Pounds Jacob Williams (Rapid City Stevens) def. Jackson Boonstra (Dakota Valley) via […]
A Sioux Falls Icon for Over 8 Decades: What Are Your Best Lewis Memories?
If you've lived in Sioux Falls for at least a decade or more, you're very familiar with the Lewis name. Lewis Drug, Lewis Family Drug, or just Lewis, no matter what moniker we use to refer to it, it has an iconic presence in our city. If you've been here...