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  1. Ex-campaign treasurer accused of stealing campaign fundsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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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  2. Man convicted of murder in Urbandale break-in slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Des Moines resident has been convicted of killing an Urbandale man after breaking into the man's home and stabbing him. Polk County court records say a jury found 20-year-old Magai Anai Kur guilty on Monday of robbery and first-degree murder.

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

    Saturday Sep 15 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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. Police say woman tied 3 kids to floor to control themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say they arrested a Des Moines woman who bound her children by the hands or feet to keep them under control. Polk County court records say 38-year-old Jessica Henderson is charged with child endangerment.

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

    Monday Sep 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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. Gunshots bring Iowa high school football game to abrupt endRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police say a northwest Des Moines high school homecoming football game was brought to a sudden end when gunshots were fired in a parking lot near the stadium. The Des Moines Register reports that about two minutes remained in the game between Herbert Hoover and Des Moines North high schools at Hoover's McGrane Stadium when the shots rang out.

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

    Saturday Sep 1 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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. Iowa Supreme Court issues rulings on traffic camera useRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Iowa Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling that had ordered the city of Des Moines to repay more than $90,000 in fines collected from traffic camera enforcement - but it resurrected several constitutional challenges to the city's use of the traffic camera. The high court's ruling Friday was one of three issued on the use of traffic cameras in the state.

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  9. Dad whose toddler son shot himself is chargedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 28 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A man has been charged after his 2-year-old son shot himself in the chest and neck at a suburban Des Moines hotel. Polk County District Court records say 29-year-old Jonathan Hauser, of Council Bluffs, is charged with felony child endangerment causing injury.

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  10. Police say wounded toddler to be released soonRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say a 2-year-old who'd shot himself with his father's gun at a suburban Des Moines hotel is expected to soon leave a hospital. The shooting occurred Sunday at the Sterling Inn in Clive.

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

    Aug 17, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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

    Aug 13, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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. 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

    Jul 27, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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. Authorities name man fatally shot by Iowa deputy this weekRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities in the Des Moines suburb of Altoona have identified a man fatally shot by a deputy earlier this week. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Wednesday that 25-year-old Isaiah Hayes, of Ashland, Wisconsin, was killed early Tuesday by 31-year-old Deputy Ryan Phillips.

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

    Jul 18, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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

    Jul 17, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    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. The Latest: Ray motorcade tours Des Moines before ceremonyRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Vietnam War refugees from southeast Asia and their families led the public in paying respects to former Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray in a ceremony at the state Capitol. A wreath-laying ceremony preceded public visitation Thursday in the Capitol rotunda, where Ray's body lay in state.

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  20. Guatemalan brothers sentenced for using fraudulent identification documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa residents remembering the legacy of former Gov. Robert D. Ray are reflecting on the difference between his administration and today's politics. Two Guatemalan brothers who share the same name, and who each used a fraudulent identification document, were sentenced today to more than two months apiece in federal prison.

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