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  1. Iowa officials seek inmate who walked away from work releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports that 27-year-old Deron Humes III escaped from the Fort Des Moines Release Facility on Friday. A news release from the Iowa Department of Corrections say he failed to return to the facility from his job.

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  2. UNI student victim of shooting in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KCRG

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Shamar Hill suffered gunshot wounds, according to Des Moines Police. The incident occurred in the 6000 block of Creston Avenue, near the Deer Ridge apartment complex.

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  3. Urban bowhunting called success in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | KCRG

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Polk County's urban bowhunting program has become the most successful in the state. The estimated deer population has dropped dramatically since its beginning in 1996.

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  4. Sex case against Des Moines high school coach dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | KCRG

    Forty seven-year-old Gerald "Tig" Johnson, a Roosevelt High School teacher, was charged in December with sexual exploitation by a school employee and assault with intent to commit sexual abuse. He was placed on administrative leave.

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  5. Des Moines bridge to be raised to fit flood regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | KCRG

    A downtown Des Moines bridge will close for a year as engineers work on raising it to meet flood rules. KCCI-TV reports the historic Red Bridge over the Des Moines River will close this winter and is scheduled to reopen about a year later.

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  6. Windsor Heights may convert auto shop into bicyclist hubRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports that a study conducted for Windsor Heights recommended the hub be fashioned out of a former Sears Auto Center that sits near the Walnut Creek and Clive Greenbelt bike trails. The study recommends the hub include a cafe; restrooms with lockers; a changing room; a bike repair station; and a lawn or event space with a covered pavilion or stage.

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  7. Gov. Terry Branstad releases tax returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | KCRG

    Tax returns for Gov. Terry Branstad and his wife show they earned $185,249 in 2015 and made sizable charity donations. Governor Terry Branstad delivers the Condition of the State address at the State Capitol Building in Des Moines on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

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  8. Central Iowa man convicted of murder in toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports a Polk County jury on Wednesday found 26-year-old Joe Anthony Lopez guilty of first-degree murder and child endangerment causing death. Police say 20-month old Ruby Alvarez was taken to a hospital on Nov. 29, 2014, with broken ribs and bleeding on the brain.

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  9. Sunday is graduation day for famed septuplets of IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KCRG

    Alexis, Brandon, Joel, Kelsey, Kenny, Natalie and Nathan McCaughey were born Nov. 19, 1997, ranging in weight from 2 pounds, 5 ounces to 3 pounds, 4 ounces. Their mother had taken a fertility drug.

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  10. Central Iowa officials investigate 'degrading' student blogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | KCRG

    Polk County authorities are investigating a student-created blog that includes photos showing the backsides of multiple girls at a high school just north of Des Moines. Television station KCCI reports Saydel High School officials alerted the female students last Thursday that their pictures were on a Tumblr page created by another student.

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  11. Decline in OWI offenses 'not good enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | KCRG

    The Polk County attorney says OWI offenses might be steadily decreasing, but drunk driving is still a major problem costing many people their lives. Clayton Harsin lost his life to a repeat offender in Marion County one year earlier, and just this year a fiery crash killed four, including two Des Moines police officers, because Ben Beary chose to drink and drive.

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  12. Judge declares Iowa courthouse uninhabitable, orders actionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports that Chief Judge Arthur Gamble of Iowa's Fifth Judicial District issued the finding this week. He also told Warren County supervisors that if the county doesn't act soon, the court will begin a process to compel them to provide suitable court facilities, as required by law.

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  13. Prairie Meadows casino to lose nonprofit statusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports the Internal Revenue Service announced Thursday that Prairie Meadows, in Altoona, should lose its tax-exempt status, following an 18-month audit. The casino has faced questions about its nonprofit status partly due to the amount of money it spends on salaries for top executives compared to the amount spent on charitable activities.

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  14. No charges in Urbandale officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KCRG

    A grand jury will not indict any of the three Urbandale police officers who were involved in a shooting that killed a Des Moines man. The Urbandale Police Department also says Wednesday that an internal investigation into the Feb. 13 shooting that killed 29-year-old Ali Eisa Abdalla Yahia found that the officers followed department rules regarding use of force.

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  15. Former Des Moines officer sentenced in theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KCRG

    A former Des Moines police officer has been given probation and a suspended 10-year prison sentence after authorities say he stole $22,000 from the police gym. The Polk County Attorney's Office says Tarry Pote was sentenced Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to a first-degree theft charge.

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  16. Woman driving 3-wheeled vehicle dies in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | KCRG

    A woman driving a Polaris Slingshot 3-wheeled vehicle died in a head-on collision with a van Thursday morning, according to the Iowa State Patrol. Troopers said it happened just after 7 a.m. at Cumming Road and Woodland Avenue, about a mile west of Cumming.

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  17. Lawmakers propose lengthy repairs to Iowa Capitol domeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KCRG

    Sen. Matt McCoy, a Des Moines Democrat and chairman of an infrastructure appropriations committee, said Tuesday that work could begin in late summer or early fall to address moisture that's entering the dome and causing erosion. McCoy says there's bipartisan support from House Republicans and Gov. Terry Branstad to do the work, which would include building scaffolding around the iconic golden dome.

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  18. Protesters Call for Answers in Iowa Inmate's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | KCRG

    More than 30 protesters gathered near the Des Moines police station Friday night to demand more information on the March 25 death of 38-year-old Lamont Walls. He was found unconscious in his Polk County jail cell.

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  19. Autopsy Shows No Sign of Attack on Inmate, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | KCRG

    An official says an autopsy shows no signs of an attack on an inmate who died after being found unconscious in his Polk County Jail cell. The Des Moines Register reports that results from toxicology testing are needed before officials can say what killed Lamont Walls, who was found unresponsive in his cell Friday.

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  20. Suspect Who Died May Have Swallowed Bag of Drugs, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KCRG

    Des Moines police say a man who died after being found unconscious in his cell may have ingested a bag of drugs as he was arrested two days earlier. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Lamont Walls, of Des Moines, was pronounced dead Friday at a hospital.

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