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  1. Ruling may help Iowa students with learning disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports an administrative law judge ruled last year that Iowa education agencies violated the Disabilities Education Act by denying an Urbandale student's access to special education classes.

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  2. Ex-campaign treasurer accused of stealing campaign fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KCRG

    A former campaign treasurer for a Des Moines legislator has been charged with stealing more than $7,000 in campaign donations. Polk County court records say 47-year-old Falecia Mtayari, of Des Moines, is charged with theft, fraudulent practice and unlawful transfer of campaign funds.

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  3. St. Joseph man charged in fatal boat accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | KCRG

    The St. Joseph News-Press reports 41-year-old Cletus Barsch was charged Thursday with boating while intoxicated, resulting in death. He also was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

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  4. Authorities asking for help finding Des Moines man who didn't return from work releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | KCRG

    Authorities are asking for help finding a man who didn't report back to the Fort Des Moines Work Release Facility. David Michael Evans, a 32-year-old who weighs 176 pounds, was admitted to the work release facility on August 1 and didn't come back to the facility as required Monday night.

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  5. Judge won't order hearing on 'stand your ground' defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | KCRG

    A judge has refused to set a pretrial hearing for a man who says Iowa's "stand your ground" law protects him from prosecution for a fatal bar fight in a Des Moines suburb. The Des Moines Register reports that Judge Scott Rosenberg ruled last week that Rodney Henricksen must wait until trial to show his actions were justified.

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  6. Dog rushed to vet after being exposed to meth, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | KCRG

    A Missouri man who brought his puppy to a dog show at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines wound up taking the dog to the veterinarian instead after it was exposed to methamphetamine. Matthew Palmer said he believes his dog was exposed to meth at his hotel room at the Days Inn West in Clive, though he doesn't how it got there or who left it behind.

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  7. Iowa legislative candidate jailed on harassment chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports that 39-year-old Chad Roye Brewbaker, of Clive, was jailed Friday afternoon after police say he repeatedly ignored a court order to stop all communication with a woman. Brewbaker remained in the Polk County Jail on Saturday and couldn't be reached for comment.

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  8. Neo-Nazi robocall hits central IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KCRG

    Latino leaders say a call by an out-of-state white supremacy group is frightening the community and causing fear and anxiety in Central Iowa. KCCI reports the group is claiming responsibility for robocalls using the murder of Mollie Tibbetts to push a violent, racist message in Iowa.

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  9. 2-year-old shoots himself with father's gun in CliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | KCRG

    A 2-year-old child was taken to Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines Sunday morning after police say he accidentally shot himself. Clive police and fire rescue personnel were sent to the Sterling Inn at 11428 Forrest Ave. just after 9:30 a.m. for reports of a gunshot victim.

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  10. Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KCRG

    Former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell, an Iowa farmer and soldier turned politician who served 16 years in Congress, has died. He was 84. The Democrat and former state Senate president, died at a Des Moines hospital on Friday after suffering complications from a rare form of cancer, said family spokesman and former chief of staff Grant Woodard.

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  11. Teacher starts out student's college days with free rideRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | KCRG

    A Des Moines teacher has given his father's old vehicle to a student from Africa to help her get a good start in college. Anyesi Kamanda's parents died when she was a toddler.

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  12. Man facing murder charge says he was protecting himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | KCRG

    A man charged with murder says his actions in an Urbandale bar fight are protected by Iowa's "stand your ground" law. The Des Moines Register reports that a judge has set a hearing for Aug. 20 to consider the motion filed for 49-year-old Rodney Henricksen.

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  13. Iowa man gets prison for causing fatal motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | KCRG

    A central Iowa man who fatally hit a Des Moines motorcyclist in 2016 and fled the scene has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. KCCI reports that 67-year-old Jack Janda was sentenced in a Polk County courtroom Friday.

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  14. Regulators approve plans for 100-bed psychiatric hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KCRG

    The Iowa Health Facilities Council voted 5-0 Thursday for Mercy Medical Center's proposal to erect the 100-bed hospital in Clive. The Des Moines Register reports that some Clive residents had opposed the idea, raising concerns that the facility could pose a danger to their children.

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  15. 2) UPDATE: Tornado causes severe damage to historic buildings in MarshalltownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | KCRG

    A tornado has caused brick walls to collapse into streets, ripped roofs off buildings and blown a cupola off the top of a historic court house in the central Iowa city of Marshalltown. The damage from the Thursday afternoon tornado severely damaged many of the buildings in the city of 27,000, about 50 miles northeast of Des Moines.

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  16. Judge rejects 'stand your ground' immunity in gunbattle caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | KCRG

    A judge won't provide immunity for a man who says Iowa's "stand your ground" law should protect him from prosecution following a Cedar Rapids gunbattle. Michael Hodges Jr., of Cedar Rapids, and Zevon Johnson, of Urbandale, had both said the law passed last year made them immune from prosecution.

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  17. Iowa candidates can't use campaign funds for child careRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | KCRG

    An Iowa board that oversees campaign ethics has issued a ruling that keeps Iowa candidates from using campaign money to pay for child care. The Des Moines Register reports that the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board ruled Friday on a request by Reyma McCoy McDeid, a single mother who ran as a Democrat for a seat in the Iowa House that includes parts of northern Polk County.

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  18. Polk County detective convicted of punching firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports that John Negrete was found guilty Monday of assault causing injury. So was his girlfriend, Tereasa Sunberg.

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  19. Des Moines teen charged with 8-month-old daughter's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | KCRG

    Des Moines police were sent at approximately 4:25 p.m. Friday to Mercy Medical Center to investigate a report of an 8-month-old girl with serious inflicted injuries. Des Moines Police Department detectives consulted with the Polk County Attorney's Office, and criminal charges were approved in this investigation.

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  20. Oelwein Kmart and Des Moines Sears to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | KCRG

    Sears Headquarters say they informed the Kmart store associates in Oelwein and the Sears store associates on Merle Hay Road in Des Moines on July 12 that their stores will be closing. Their headquarters location said the number of associates that work at the stores isn't available.

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