Polk County Newswire (Page 10)

Polk County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, IA. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 1,050 in Polk County, IA

  1. Former Iowa Demo chairman files for gubernatorial raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... party chairwoman Andy McGuire announced her candidacy in April and state Rep. Todd Prichard is running, too. Polk County Conservation Director Rich Leopold and party activist Jon Neiderbach also say they're running. Union leader Cathy Glasson ...

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  2. Jefferson County, Kansas deputy arrested in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2017 | KCTV5

    The 30-year-old deputy, David Schmitt from Meriden, was arrested at 10:45 a.m. in Polk County, Iowa for alleged aggravated battery, disorderly conduct, two counts of aggravated endangering a child, two counts of intimidation of a witness or victim, and two counts of aggravated assault. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the suspected crimes are related to an April 13, 2016 domestic violence incident, and other alleged conduct while Schmitt was released on bond following his initial arrest on April 15, 2016.

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  3. Murder Charges Filed in 4th Homicide Investigation of 2017 in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... ky Hascall and 26-year-old Monica Fagan, were charged with First Degree Murder. Both of them have been jailed in Polk County since February. A third suspect, Sarah Saltz, remains charged with First Degree Robbery.

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  4. Bondurant Murders: July Trial Date Set for Chase NicholsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... Mark and Charla, and sister Tawni, were found dead in their Bondurant home on the evening of April 6th after the Polk County Sheriff's Office was called to do a welfare check. Chase was initially wanted on a material witness warrant but turned ...

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  5. Officials Holding News Conference on Deadly Apartment FireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... damage but most of the structural damage was contained to the area fire officials believe the blaze sparked. Polk County Emergency Management is meeting at 10:00 a.m. to discuss housing options for the apartment building residents who were ...

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  6. Fire chief confirms 3 people dead in massive apartment blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | KCRG

    ... the ladder. More than 60 residents live in the building, fire officials said. The next priority, with help from Polk County Emergency Management, is making sure all those who were affected are accounted for. Firefighters and paramedics were also ...

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  7. Police: Man Chased, Rammed Woman's Car with his VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... assault use or display of dangerous weapon, and driving while barred-habitual offender. He is being held in the Polk County Jail.

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  8. Man accused of killing parents, sister, pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa man accused of killing his mother, father and sister has pleaded not guilty. Court records say 21-year-old Chase Nicholson filed written pleas Tuesday in Polk County to charges of first-degree murder.

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  9. Community Minority Leaders: Witness Financial Incentives Do Not Address Real Issue of ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... minorities face within the community. He says joblessness plays a role in the city's violent activity. "In Polk County, we have an unemployment rate of 3%, but for African Americans in Polk County it's nearly 17%. DeJear--along with other city ...

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  10. Weapon situation at nearby home places elementary school on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... in which we feel it's necessary to exercise precaution. "Around 10:30 a.m. Crocker Elementary was notified by Polk County dispatch of an incident in the nearby neighborhood that potentially involved a weapon. "We made the decision to hold kids in ...

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  11. Public, Private Partnership to Pay Crime Witnesses for CooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Des Moines police and community leaders came together Monday morning to talk about ways to make an impact on violent crime - and the major way is a cash incentive. At the press conference City Councilman Chris Coleman said private donors and Polk County have come together to donate nearly $50,000 that can be used at the police department's discretion to help convince witnesses to talk.

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  12. Woman Charged with Stepfather's Murder Released on BondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Des Moines woman charged with murdering her stepfather has been released from the Polk County Jail after posting bond. Twenty-nine-year-old Sera Alexander is charged with first degree murder in the death of 49-year-old Anthony Hartmann.

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  13. Heated custody exchange ratchets up to gunfire, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... him with intimidation with a dangerous weapon and willful injury causing serious injury. He's being held at the Polk County Jail without bail. Witnesses said the first volley of gunshots was not the end of the situation. "I heard the woman scream ...

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  14. Dubuque County sheriff relieved not to host Scott Greene trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... enforcement officers likely knew those people or came across them at some point in their career," said Kennedy. Polk County would have been responsible for providing security in the actual courtroom. Dubuque County would have had to pay for the ...

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

    May 19, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... police said they got what they wanted Friday, but it's a situation they never asked for in the first place. As Polk County Attorney John Sarcone discussed the outcome of Friday's court hearing, he commended those who investigated the case while ...

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  16. County Attorney Reveals Chilling Details in Greene Case in Post-Sentencing Press ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... that," said Urbandale Police Chief Ross McCarty. At a press conference immediately following the sentencing, Polk County Attorney John Sarcone laid out a timeline of Greene's downward spiral, which ended in murder. "I think he had a confederate flag ...

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  17. Iowa man pleads guilty to killing 2 cops during ambushesRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Medincine Hat News

    ... be a routine pretrial status conference until Greene decided to change his plea and seek immediate sentencing. Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said Greene signalled a few weeks ago that he was prepared to plead guilty and go to prison. A judge's ...

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  18. Iowa parents accused of injuring, neglecting 6-week-old babyRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Ankeny police say in a news release that 23-year-old Anthony Weber and 20-year-old Jennifer Stoddard are charged with two felonies each: neglect or abandonment of a dependent person and child endangerment causing serious injury. Both remained in Polk County Jail on Friday.

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  19. Judge: No speed camera citations during appealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Polk County judge has ruled that cities cannot issue citations from automated speed cameras while they appeal the order to remove the devices.

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  20. Crowded Race Adds Another Name as Fifth Democrat Declares Candidacy for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... house, of losing their security in the middle class." Prichard joins Des Moines State Senator Nate Boulton, Polk County Board of Conservation Chair Rich Leopold, former Iowa Democratic Party Chair Andy McGuire, and former State Auditor candidate Jon ...

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