Des Moines Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Missouri settles in man's drowning while in patrol custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The state of Missouri will pay $9 million to the family of an Iowa man who drowned while he was in custody of a state trooper. The settlement announced Thursday ends a civil lawsuit filed by the family of Brandon Ellingson after he died in May 2014 on the Lake of the Ozarks.

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  2. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CSTRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Gov. Terry Branstad has called for a single statewide minimum wage rather than a hodgepodge of wages that vary by county, and a new Republican majority in the Legislature could give him a clear path to enact uniform pay rates. That worries some supporters of higher minimum wages who fear the state could couple an insignificant wage increase with a ban on local jurisdictions approving their own higher wages, as four counties have already done.

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  3. Iowa may consider tougher penalties after 2 officers killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa lawmakers are considering imposing tougher penalties for violent acts against law enforcement officers following the fatal shootings of two officers earlier this month. Republican State Rep. Ken Rizer tells the Des Moines Register he thinks tougher penalties are needed after the Nov. 2 attacks that killed 24-year-old Urbandale Officer Justin Martin and 38-year-old Des Moines police Sgt.

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  4. 3 protesters dragged from deep inside 30-inch pipe in IowaRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Law enforcement officials in central Iowa have used ropes to drag three people from inside a 30-inch pipe - part of continued protests over construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Des Moines Register says the three entered the pipe after 2 a.m. Thursday near the Des Moines River in Boone County.

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  5. Study shows 2 dangerous chemicals released at Pella plantRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A federally mandated study has concluded that Pella Corp. inadvertently released two dangerous chemicals into the ground at its plant in Pella. The Des Moines Register reports that the study says pentachlorophenol and dioxin have reached the groundwater.

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  6. Inmate died of natural causes, Polk County authorities sayRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Polk County Sheriff's office says in a news release that Ronald Williams, of Des Moines, was unresponsive when found during a routine check around 11:10 a.m. Monday. He was pronounced dead later at a hospital.

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  7. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. CSTRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa Republicans have achieved their longtime goal of taking control of both the state House and Senate. The GOP flipped several Senate seats Tuesday to erase a slim Democratic majority in the chamber.

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  8. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CSTRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    At least a thousand law enforcement officers have joined hundreds of other mourners at a funeral for a one of two Iowa police officers killed just minutes apart in ambush-style attacks. Officers slowly filed into a church Monday in West Des Moines to remember Des Moines police Sgt.

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  9. Police gather to mourn death of Des Moines sergeantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    At least a thousand law enforcement officers have joined hundreds of other mourners at a funeral for a one of two Iowa police officers who were fatally shot just minutes apart in ambush-style attacks. The 38-year-old Des Moines police sergeant was killed early Wednesday while sitting in his patrol car, just minutes after Officer Justin Martin was fatally shot in nearby Urbandale.

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  10. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. CSTRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities are blaming a water main break for creating a massive sinkhole in Dubuque. The roadway sank in around 6 a.m. Sunday.

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  11. New Police Academy graduates never had second thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Family and friends know the risk involved and they're supporting their officers every step of the way, like Mensen's mother. "Very nervous but you know as a mother you just support, you support them in the decisions that they make," says Judy Mensen.

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  12. Daughter says she's in shock after dad's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A daughter of a man charged with murder in the shooting death of two Iowa police officers says she's in shock that her father might have done such a thing. Samantha Greene says she talked by phone with her father, Scott Michael Greene, just two hours before police say he fatally shot Des Moines Sgt.

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  13. The Latest: Funeral set for 2nd Iowa officer shot in ambushRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Latest on two officers in the Des Moines, Iowa, area who were killed in what authorities describe as ambush-style attacks : A judge has set the bond at $10 million for a man charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of two police officers in Iowa. Judge William Price set the bond for 46-year-old Scott Michael Greene during Greene's first court appearance on Friday.

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  14. Vigil for fallen officers tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    According to an Urbandale Police Department Facebook post, the vigil will be at Walker Johnston Park in Urbandale at 5:30 p.m. Earlier this week, Urbandale Officer Justin Martin and Des Moines Sergeant Tony Beminio were shot and killed while sitting in their squad cars.

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  15. Judge found Iowa police slaying suspect exploited, hit momRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa man charged in the killings of two police officers was facing intense money problems, had been found by a judge to hit and financially exploit his mother and was ordered to move out of her basement hours before the shootings. Scott Michael Greene, 46, was arrested Thursday afternoon after detectives questioned him at the Des Moines police station.

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  16. Services set for Iowa officer gunned down in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Funeral arrangements have been set for an Iowa officer who was shot to death as he sat in his police car on a suburban Des Moines street. Urbandale police announced Thursday night that the funeral for officer Justin Martin will be held Tuesday at 11:40 a.m. at South Calhoun Middle School in his hometown of Rockwell City.

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  17. Man charged with First Degree Murder in ambush of two Iowa officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Scott Michael Green has been arrested and charged with two counts of First Degree Murder in the killing of Des Moines Sergeant Anthony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin.

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  18. The Latest: Judge ordered suspect to move out of mom's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The man suspected in the shooting deaths of two Iowa police officers had been ordered by a judge to move out of his mother's home just hours earlier. Court documents show a judge ruled Tuesday that 46-year-old Scott Greene had committed elder abuse against his mother, Patricia Greene, by "hitting and financially exploiting" her.

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  19. Oelwein Police Department shows support for murdered officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    In a show of support for Des Moines Police Sergeant Anthony Beminio and Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin, who were killed in the line of duty, Oelwein Police Department is placing a patrol car near Highway 150 with a "Thin Blue Line" flag draped over the windshield. This car will remain on display until both officers are placed to rest and recognized as 10-42 for the final time.

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  20. No charges yet against suspect in ambush of Iowa officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    No formal charges have been filed yet against the man suspected of fatally shooting two police officers in Iowa in separate ambush attacks, but the man remains hospitalized. Police say 46-year-old Scott Michael Greene turned himself into authorities on Wednesday, just hours after the killings near Des Moines.

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