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  1. Police searching for suspects in Panera Bread theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Urbandale Police Department needs the public's help in identifying several people involved in thefts at Panera Bread last month. Police said the thieves targeted customers who draped their purses draped over the backs of chairs --removing wallets and stealing credit cards.

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  2. Police departments see uptick in fireworks-related callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    While it's a long weekend for many central Iowans this Fourth of July, it's also a long working weekend for law enforcement officials as fireworks-related calls are up significantly for some metro police departments. West Des Moines police said they've seen calls regarding fireworks go up this year ever since former Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation earlier this year legalizing the consumer-grade fireworks, but setting them off within city limits isn't legal until Tuesday.

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  3. Future of fireworks use in Ankeny remains uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Metro residents who want to use fireworks for the first time this summer legally will have to keep a close eye their city's ordinances. Metro residents who want to use fireworks for the first time this summer legally will have to keep a close eye their city's ordinances.

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  4. Iowa man pleads guilty to killing 2 cops during ambushesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    An Iowa man on Friday admitted to killing two Des Moines-area police officers who were ambushed as they sat in their patrol cars. Scott Michael Greene withdrew his not guilty plea at a morning hearing and pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Urbandale officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Sgt.

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  5. Emotions raw as police react to Scott Greene plea, sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Emotions were raw Friday for members of the Urbandale and Des Moines police departments and for all residents of Des Moines as Scott Greene pleaded guilty to the ambush-style shootings of Officer Justin Martin and Sgt. Anthony Beminio and was sentenced.

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  6. Touching Tribute: Sister honors fallen officer at weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Farrell was killed in the line of duty in a head-on crash on Interstate 80 last year, but that didn't stop Michalski from continuing to have Farrell be part of her wedding. A chair with her Farrell's picture sat empty during the ceremony.

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  7. Iowa's fallen officers honored in somber memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Law enforcement officers and community members from around the state of Iowa gathered Friday to honor Iowa's officers lost in the line of duty. West Des Moines police Sgt.

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  8. Activist addresses homicide spike following deadly weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Community activist Ako Abdul-Samad is speaking out after yet another homicide that happened early Sunday, marking the city's 12th this year. The total is nearly equal to the 13 homicides in all of 2016.

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  9. Former school employee arrested on child pornography charges 22 MINRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Urbandale police said 28-year-old Justin Logan Chugg was arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and nine charges of purchase/possession of depictions of a minor in a sex act. Authorities began investigating after the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip from Skype that Chugg was viewing child pornographic images.

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  10. Guns N Hoses event honors fallen officer, firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    For more than a decade, police and firefighters have battled it out on the ice. Each year the proceeds going to a different charity, but this year along with the charity, the game honors five metro police officers who lost their lives in 2016.

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  11. Central Iowans up in arms concerning stand-your-ground billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    After weeks of highly contested legislative forums, an Urbandale town hall shifted the tone Saturday morning with some central Iowans saying a civil discussion is needed to effect change on issues like gun control and the controversial stand-your-ground bill. "I recognize and I know what your issues are, just so you know, based on emails," state Sen. Brad Zaun, a Republican from Urbandale, said as he addressed a crowd notably nodding in agreement or waving "Agree," "Disagree" or "Shame" signs throughout the room.

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  12. I-235 chase ends with 2 wanted men in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The chase started around 8 a.m. Wednesday after a man was robbed of his wallet in West Des Moines. Officers in Urbandale spotted a suspect vehicle and attempted to pull over the driver of a pickup truck.

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  13. Battle rages on for lawmakers, Des Moines Water WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    It's full steam ahead for a bill that would dismantle Des Moines Water Works even after a federal judge struck down a lawsuit the utility filed. Des Moines Water Works sued several counties upstream along the Raccoon River two years ago, claiming the counties were responsible for high nitrate levels in the river.

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  14. Police search for men who threw fireworks at pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Urbandale Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two men accused of throwing fireworks at pedestrians. Urbandale police said officers were dispatched to the area of 64th Street and Roseland Drive around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday on a report of fireworks being thrown at pedestrians.

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  15. Water Works bill heard before packed roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    About 60 people fit in the room, but the rotunda was full with the overflow. The overwhelming majority in attendance were against the proposed change.

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  16. Authorities attempt to identify man in theft, forgery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Authorities said the man, who can be seen in security footage, is suspected of being involved in theft and forgery at Lifetime Fitness at 11911 Hickman Road in Urbandale. Urbandale police said the man might have been driving a sliver vehicle that was caught on camera at the time of the theft and forgery.

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  17. MISSING: Authorities search for 6-year-old taken by mother 11 MINRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Des Moines Police Department said 6-year-old Audrey Cooper was reported missing Thursday. Authorities said the child's mother, Tanya Kephart, violated a court order by picking the child up from her day care around 3 p.m. that day.

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  18. Authorities seek masked man in grocery store burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Urbandale Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man in connection with a grocery store burglary that occurred over the weekend. Urbandale police said a man was caught on camera breaking into the Fareway at 8450 Meredith Drive around 1:57 a.m. Saturday.

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  19. Passage of collective bargaining bill met with stark oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Public workers lash out against a Republican-fueled labor bill headed to the governor's desk. The bill drastically changes collective bargaining rules in Iowa affecting more than 180,000 public employees.

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  20. Police credit public in truck stop robbery arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Police in Urbandale are crediting the public for information leading to the arrests of two men in a truck stop robbery. On February 6th and 7th, Urbandale police arrested Connor Ray Lloyd Bennet of Marshalltown and Tuffy Delray Eugene Jackson of Des Moines on first-degree robbery charges.

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