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  1. Des Moines police investigate fatal shooting Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KCRG

    The shooting was reported around 4:30 a.m. When officers arrived in the area near 45th Street and Kingman Boulevard, they found Dennis Strable's body.

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  2. Grimes police say young boy found dead, mother unresponsive in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | KCRG

    Police in a suburban Des Moines city say a young boy has been found dead and his mother unresponsive inside a home. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that police and medics responded to the Grimes home following a 911 call just after 10 a.m. Friday.

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  3. Microsoft planning 3rd West Des Moines center, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KCRG

    State documents released Wednesday say the technology giant will go before the Iowa Economic Development Board on Friday to seek $4.7 million in state incentives. Microsoft must create 57 jobs with the first phase to receive state funds.

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  4. Des Moines teacher subjected to sex charges sues policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | KCRG

    A Des Moines teacher and basketball coach who saw sex crime charges against him dismissed earlier this year is now suing police, saying they maliciously sought to prosecute him. The 47-year-old Johnson is a special education teacher and girls' basketball coach at Roosevelt High School.

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  5. Man found injured on Des Moines street dies of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports 32-year-old Ryan Thompson was found by police on Southwest 17th Street around 3 p.m. Monday after a report of an assault. Police say Thompson was taken to Iowa Methodist Medical Center, where he died Tuesday of his injuries.

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  6. Des Moines finds gifted pedestrian bridge comes at a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | KCRG

    Only six years after being gifted to the city of Des Moines, a pedestrian bridge is in need of expensive repairs that the city will have to cover. The Des Moines Register reports that the Center Street pedestrian bridge over the Des Moines River in downtown Des Moines must undergo a $160,000 resurfacing project.

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  7. Our Town Cedar Falls: A new view from aboveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KCRG

    Audrey Kittrell grew up in Cedar Falls and came back after college. Her hope was to find a vibrant area to live.

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  8. Bicyclist found dead in Iowa creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KCRG

    Clive Police Chief Michael Venema tells Des Moines television station KCCI that a passerby found the man in a creek beside the trail and called police around 1:45 p.m. Police say that as they were investigating, a family member who had been riding with the man returned to the scene to see why the man never caught up.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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