Des Moines Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Census: Iowa Population Down in 71 counties, Urban Areas UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | KCRG

    U.S. Census estimates show more than two-thirds of Iowa counties have lost population since 2010 but that counties near urban areas saw big growth. The largest percentage growth was 21.2 percent in Dallas County, in suburban Des Moines.

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  2. 21 Arrested in Prostitution StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KCRG

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports 21 people were arrested and charged in a prostitution sting in the Des Moines metro last week.

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  3. Nebraska teacher selected for USMC workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KCRG

    Todd Ascherl has been selected to participate in the United States Marine Corps Educator Workshop April 17th in San Diego, California. "It's going to be really interesting to see how the Marines do it.

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  4. Windsor Heights Considers Changing Traffic Camera ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | KCRG

    A Des Moines suburb is considering changing its traffic camera program to ensure a more consistent rate of citations for speeding drivers. The city of Windsor Heights wants to switch vendors from Gatso USA to American Traffic Solutions, the largest provider of traffic cameras in the country.

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  5. HHS Awards $785,417 to Iowa to Help Treat Opioid Abuse and Heroin EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | KCRG

    The Health Resources and Services Administration is providing $785,417 in funding to two Iowa health centers to improve and expand substance abuse services. The programs will focus on treatment of opioid use disorders in underserved populations, according to a news release.

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  6. Man Charged With Stealing Car From Detective's HusbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KCRG

    Des Moines police have charged a man with stealing a vehicle at knife-point from a detective's husband during a police event. Police arrested 55-year-old La Forest Bennett on charges that he pulled out a knife and robbed a man outside a Des Moines hotel where hundreds of officers gathered Saturday night for the annual Black and Blue Ball.

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  7. Inside Reference Checks For Iowa Schools: The Importance of Due DiligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | KCRG

    Iowa City Community School District Superintendent Stephen Murley acknowledges that any school administrator is constantly concerned with inappropriate behavior between teachers and staff members and the student a district serves. Prosecutors charged Michael Madson, 60, with indecent exposure after a January incident at a West Des Moines mall.

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  8. Des Moines High School Opens Gender-Neutral BathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | KCRG

    Theodore Roosevelt High School principal Kevin Biggs said Tuesday that two staff-only, single-toilet bathrooms no longer have symbols for males or females. A sign now on each says "All-gender restroom," and each is available for students and staff members.

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  9. Man Killed by Urbandale Police Suspected of Des Moines MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | KCRG

    Police detectives were notified by the DCI Crime Lab of a DNA match with a suspect and blood evidence collected at the scene of Norma McNeeley's murder. Ali Eisa Abdalla Yahia, 29, has been identified as the source of the blood at the scene.

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  10. Iowa Woman Accused of Setting Boyfriend on FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | KCRG

    A 47-year-old Des Moines woman is accused of setting her boyfriend on fire. Des Moines police say officers who were dispatched to a home just after 7 p.m. Saturday found medics treating a burned man who was yelling that his girlfriend had set him aflame.

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  11. Officers on Administrative Leave After Hotel ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | KCRG

    Sgt. Jeff Casey, Officer Anthony Brooks and Officer Justice Weaver responded to a drug complaint shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn off Merle Hay Road. "Their conversations did not last long before they ended up in a struggle with one of the subjects who ended up pulling a gun," said Urbandale police Sgt.

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  12. Officers, Suspect in Urbandale Shooting IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | KCRG

    Three Urbandale police officers have been put on paid administrative leave following a weekend incident in which an officer shot and killed a man suspected of first firing a gun at officers. Officials with the Urbandale Police Department announced Monday that Sgt.

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  13. Urbandale Police Say Officer Fatally Shot Armed SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | KCRG

    Police in a Des Moines suburb say a city officer has shot and killed a man suspected of first firing a gun at officers. The Des Moines Register reports that the shooting happened in an Urbandale hotel lobby around 4 a.m. Saturday. 1 comment

  14. Des Moines Teacher Accused of Exposing Himself at MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KCRG

    Authorities say a high school teacher was arrested and charged with public exposure after an incident at a West Des Moines mall. West Des Moines police say 60-year-old Michael Madson, of Des Moines, exposed himself Saturday afternoon to an employee at Valley West Mall.

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  15. Polk Coiunty to Loan $30 Million for Convention Center HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KCRG

    Polk County's board of supervisors has agreed to loan nearly $30 million in additional financing to build a convention hotel attached to the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines. The Des Moines Register reports that officials voted for the loan on Wednesday.

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  16. Police Release Name of Pedestrian Killed in West Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KCRG

    Police announced Wednesday that 69-year-old Richard Carstensen, of West Des Moines, was struck and killed Monday night while crossing Ashworth Road. Carstensen was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  17. Fast Food Workers Hold Series of Events Ahead of GOP DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | KCRG

    Hundreds of people calling for a higher minimum wage marched several blocks through downtown Des Moines and gathered near the venue of a Republican presidential debate. At least 500 people joined Thursday night at a downtown square and then walked to an area to rally about a block from the Iowa Events Center, the site of the GOP debate.

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  18. Iowa Voters Slam Donald Trump Over Debate MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | KCRG

    Some voters in Des Moines, Iowa are making it clear they don't agree with Donald Trump's latest move to skip Thursday night's Republican Debate. "I disagree with him not showing up for the debate.

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  19. Iowa Lawmakers Give Ben Carson Standing Ovation at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | KCRG

    Carson spent time in the House chamber Thursday morning. He sat alongside Rep. Rob Taylor, a Republican from West Des Moines who is co-chair of Carson's campaign in Iowa.

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  20. Fast Food Workers Hold Events Day of Republican DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | KCRG

    Some Iowa fast food workers have walked off the job in Des Moines to demand $15-an-hour wages, and they are planning other protests that include a demonstration outside the venue of a Republican presidential debate. Workers held a strike at 6 a.m. Thursday at a McDonald's in northeast Des Moines.

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