Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, IA. (Page 3)

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  1. Minnesota mail carrier accused of having sex with dog pleads guilty to burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 31 | TwinCities

    A bestiality charge against a former Polk County mail carrier accused of having sex with a dog has been dismissed, and he'll avoid jail time for the burglary charge if he abides by his probation terms. Brian Chapman, 22, was ordered Thursday in Polk County District Court to complete a number of supervised probation requirements, including attending a sex offender program and avoiding unsupervised contact with animals.

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  2. Suspicious Death Investigation Underway in Des MoinesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 31 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... Police have not yet identified a suspect and the death has not been labeled a homicide at this time. However, Polk County attorney John Sarcone was called to the scene. The investigation into this incident is ongoing and police are still ...

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  3. Bestiality charge dismissed after defendant pleads guilty to burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    A bestiality charge against a former Polk County mailman accused of having sex with a dog has been dismissed, and he'll avoid jail time for the burglary charge if he abides by his probation terms. Brian Louis George L. Chapman, 22, was ordered Thursday, March 29, in Polk County District Court to complete a number of supervised probation requirements, including attending a sex offender program and avoiding unsupervised contact with animals, as a result of signing a plea agreement.

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  4. Ballot appeal could cause delays for auditor for early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | KCRG

    ... short of making in on the Republican Governor primary ballot in June. Now Corbett has filed an appeal in Polk County District Court. But the deadline for counties to get out early voting ballots is fast approaching April 21st. Linn County auditor ...

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  5. Caligiuri's primary petition rejected; Peters to be on GOP ballot aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... with them. Zierke said Tuesday she did not know when a complaint would be filed with the district court in Polk County, but that Caligiuri would continue seeking the nomination and is moving forward with plans for an April tour of the district. The ...

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  6. Iowa man sentenced to life for killing girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | KIMT

    A Polk County man has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in the Des Moines suburb of Johnston. Television station KCCI reports that 39-year-old Abraham Roberts was sentenced Tuesday to the mandatory life term.

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  7. Severe Weather Season is Right Around the CornerRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 27 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... to educate the public on how to spot and report severe weather. The free class is from 7 P.M. to 9 P.M. at the Polk County Emergency Operations Center in Des Moines. "You can learn about identifying different types of storm features and severe ...

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  8. Sentencing set for ex-teacher accused of groping studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | KCRG

    ... last year Mead pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation by a school employee. A Polk County court document says that during the 2015-2016 school year, Mead gave one girl grades she didn't earn, made sexual comments and ...

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  9. Iowa's Small Farms Are a Treasure. Why Won't Regulators Leave Them Alone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Reason Magazine

    "It seemed like every time we had a conversation with our county we had to spend thousands of more dollars to stay in compliance with their regulations." Earlier this week, members of the Polk County, Iowa, Board of Adjustments decided not to force the lone for-profit farm in Des Moines, the county's largest city, out of business.

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  10. Downtown Des Moines skateboard park is coming to fruitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Des Moines City Council is set to vote Monday on a deal that would allow the city and Polk County to work together to finally build the skateboard park. It's been in the planning and fundraising stages for nearly two decades.

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  11. First guests welcomed to Hilton Des Moines DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Plans for the $100 million hotel at Fifth Avenue and Park Street, started when Wells Fargo Arena opened in 2005. "We opened in 2005, that's when we kicked off the arena with the Paul McCartney concert, and I'll never forget as long as I live," said Angela Connolly, with the Polk County Board of Supervisors.

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  12. Judge nixes ex-sheriff's sergeant's appeal for reinstatementRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2018 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A judge has denied the appeal for reinstatement of a former Polk County sheriff sergeant fired for insubordination and gender bias. The Des Moines Register reports says Polk County District Judge Paul Scott ruled Friday that former Sgt.

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  13. Man Wanted by Police Considered Armed and DangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Police say a man involved in a shooting with a bail bondsman last week is still on the loose and should be considered armed and dangerous. Joshua Green is wanted for probation violations in Warren County and for possession of meth in Polk County.

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  14. Des Moines Fire Victim's Name ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... es. The cause of the fire is still being investigated and an autopsy on Emmitt Johnson is being conducted by the Polk County Medical Examiner.

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  15. Police: Man Started Home on Fire, Threatened to Kill WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Des Moines man is being held in the Polk County Jail after police say he threatened to kill a woman and tried to burn down a home. Thirty-eight-year-old Antonio Starks faces several charges for the incident including first degree arson, assault causing bodily injury, assault domestic abuse, and violation of a no contact order.

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  16. Wanted Illinois man arrested in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Washington Evening Journal

    An Illinois man wanted on a Washington County warrant was arrested in Des Moines Friday morning and extradition arrangements are being made with Polk County. According to the Washington County call log, David Alexander Letterer, 28, of Villa Park, Illinois, was arrested at 1:26 a.m. today at 6023 NE 14th St. in Des Moines on a Washington County warrant for second-degree theft.

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  17. Chase Involving Polk County Deputies Ends in Des Moines CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Three people were injured when a stolen car smashed into another vehicle while trying to flee from Polk County Sheriff's deputies Thursday morning. The accident happened just before 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of Euclid Ave. and North Union St. Des Moines police say deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office were chasing a blue car that had been reported stolen.

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  18. Police: Deputy pursuit ends in crash when suspect runs stop signRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Des Moines police said a pursuit from a Polk County Deputy ended in a crash that has closed an intersection. Police said a driver in a stolen vehicle was fleeing Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies and crashed after running a stop sign and striking a westbound vehicle.

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  19. Plea Deal for Bondurant Man Accused of Killing His FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Twenty-one-year-old Chase Nicholson is charged with three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Mark, Charla, and Tawni Nicholson in April of 2017. Polk County Sheriff's deputies discovered their bodies at the family's Bondurant home after being called to perform a welfare check.

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  20. West Des Moines Mayor Frustrated by Results of Local Option Sales Tax VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    "I don`t trust them to manage it properly," said Stacie Didier, who works at Atomic Garage in West Des Moines's Valley Junction. Didier is skeptical of the ability of city leaders to use the revenue the tax would have generated properly and she's glad voters in most Polk County cities rejected a one percent sales tax increase.

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