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  1. Iowa inmate with HIV charged after tossing urine at guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | KCRG

    A western Iowa jail inmate infected with HIV has been charged with felony assault after officials say he threw a carton of his urine on a detention officer in Council Bluffs. The Daily Nonpareil reports that 52-year-old Charles Perkins, of Youngstown, Ohio, is charged with assault by inmate with bodily fluids or secretion.

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  2. From 3rd graders with love: Cards with compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KCRG

    On prominent display in Carol Bigley's 3rd grade classroom at Bloomer Elementary in Council Bluffs, Iowa is a poster that reads: Compassion Matters. It's a lesson that the students has been reminded of throughout the school year and they've memorized a song that underscores the importance of compassion.

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  3. Accused airport shooter lied on guard applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KCRG

    The man charged with killing five people, including an Iowa, at a Florida airport lied on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and he was fired after only a few months on the job because of the state of his mental health. The new information is contained in the security guard application Esteban Santiago filed last summer for a license from the state of Alaska so he could work at Signal 88 Security in Anchorage.

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  4. Iowa, Nebraska rallies set for Planned Parenthood defundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | KCRG

    Protesters are slated to gather at Planned Parenthood offices in Iowa and Nebraska as part of a nationwide movement to urge Congress and President Donald Trump to strip the agency of all federal funding. The website www.ProtestPP.com says it wants the funding reallocated to health centers that help disadvantaged women without destroying human life through abortion.

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  5. Council Bluffs work release inmate listed as escapedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KCRG

    The Iowa Corrections Department says 26-year-old Colton Benson-Blaine didn't return as scheduled from his job Sunday.

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  6. President Trump's immigration order implements portions of Sarah's LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | KCRG

    Lawmakers from both Nebraska and Iowa are continuing to seek justice for a Council Bluffs woman, reintroducing a bill named in her honor. Now, they're getting help from President Trump, effectively implementing portions of the proposed bill in a new executive order.

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  7. Dog saves Clarinda family from house fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KCRG

    Clarinda Fire Chief Roger Williams tells the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil that firefighters were called just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday to the home in southwest Iowa. Williams says the family dog awoke a 17-year-old girl, who was then able to get her mother and a man out of the house.

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  8. Police: Man tried to break into house 2 days in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | KCRG

    Western Iowa officials say a Nebraska man was arrested twice in as many days for trying to break into his ex-girlfriend's home. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports () that 58-year-old Joseph Pendley, of Bellevue, Nebraska, was arrested Jan. 17 after Carter Lake police were called about someone trying to break into the home through a window.

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  9. Former Washington car dealer sentenced to 13 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | KCRG

    A federal judge has sentenced the former owner of two Washington car dealerships to more than a year in prison for making false statements to a financial institution. 66-year-old Thomas Gretter pleaded guilty to two counts of making a false statement to a financial institution in September 2016.

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  10. Listening for answers on Opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KCRG

    For the first time, the U.S Attorney's Office and drug abuse experts came to hear about the heroin and opioid epidemic hitting Iowa first-hand from people who've experienced that abuse first hand. It was the first of dozens of listening posts scheduled for across the state on the issue.

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  11. Baby boy's parents accused of injuring him in Council BluffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KCRG

    Police say 30-year-old Jacqueline Short and 28-year-old Jack Williams are charged with child endangerment resulting in serious injury. Williams' attorney didn't immediately return a call Thursday from The Associated Press.

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  12. Funeral Wednesday for Iowan who died in Florida airport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KCRG

    The funeral is Wednesday for the Iowan who died in the Florida airport shooting. Michael Oehme's funeral is in Council Bluffs at 11 a.m. A Minnesota couple is attending the memorial service.

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  13. Naked man found near city park treated for exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KCRG

    Authorities say the man was spotted a little before 11:15 a.m. Monday, walking around Big Lake Park. A 911 caller told authorities that the man wouldn't answer when asked whether he needed help.

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  14. Shock grips friends and relatives of Council Bluffs couple caught in Florida gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | KCRG

    The aftermath of Friday's horrific shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale airport continues to weigh heavily on the family of a Council Bluffs couple.

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  15. Shooting witness says Council Bluffs couple woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | KCRG

    Mark Lea, a passenger at the Fort Lauderdale Airport, says he comforted two people with gunshot wounds from Friday's shooting rampage. Advertisement Mark Lea, of Elk River, Minnesota, said he was within 10-15 feet of the gunman as he randomly shot people waiting at the baggage-claim area.

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  16. Trial set for mom accused of putting tot's arm in hot coffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KCRG

    A February trial has been scheduled for a Council Bluffs woman accused of placing one of her infant son's arms in a mug of coffee to prove to him it was hot. Court records say 36-year-old Rebecca Brahier entered a written plea of not guilty Tuesday to felony charges of willful injury and child endangerment.

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  17. Nebraska man takes plea deal in Iowa HIV threat robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | KCRG

    A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge. Court records say 35-year-old Jeshua Divis, who lives in Omaha, pleaded guilty Thursday in a Council Bluffs courtroom and was sentenced to time served.

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  18. More than 30 gumball machines stolen, costing owner roughly $10kRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | KCRG

    A suspected gumball machine thief has been arrested after more than 30 machines were stolen from various businesses across the Omaha, Nebraska area over the past two months. Owner Kevin Canuso, pictured here, says that over 30 machines have been taken from area businesses in the last two months.

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  19. Movement gets students interested in computer scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KCRG

    Across the country, more than a half million computing jobs are available in almost every field. Now, a non-profit called AIM is working to introduce Council Bluffs, Iowa students to computer science.

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  20. School hopes to help kids find their way through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KCRG

    As life moves on, decisions pile up and only get more difficult with age. In response, one school in Council Bluffs, Iowa hopes to help kids find their way.

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