Polk County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Des Moines Store Fined $50K for Selling Synthetic DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Des Moines store has been barred from selling synthetic marijuana and the owners have been ordered to pay a $50,000 penalty by a Polk County judge. Shop N Save, owned by Sarbpreet Singh and Sandeep Kaur located at 4685 NW 2nd Street, was accused of violating the Iowa Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act and the Iowa Consumer Fraud Act.

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  2. Police Request Help Identifying Burglary SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... e card was also used at a second ATM. If you recognize the suspects, contact detectives at (515) 283-4865 or the Polk County Crime Stoppers anonymously at (515) 223-1400.

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  3. Synthetic Pot Sellers BarredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... which found a Des Moines convenience store had been selling synthetic substances, to be used as drugs. A Polk County Judge this week, issued a permanent injunction against "Shop-N-Save" at 4685 NW 2nd Street in Des Moines, and it's owners, Sarbpreet ...

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  4. A closer look at 4 finalists for Des Moines police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... of 1996, Police Lieutenant in January of 2005; and Police Captain on July 8, 2013. Mr. Tunks was loaned to the Polk County Sheriff's Office from 2009 to 2013 where he worked as a Division Chief commanding the Law Enforcement Operations Division and ...

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  5. Des Moines Cop's Termination ReversedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Des Moines police officer, fired over domestic abuse charges, will be back on the job in the next few weeks. Grimes ultimately struck a deal with the Polk County Prosecutor's Office who allowed him to plead guilty to a lesser charge of mischief.

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  6. Seven 'magnificent' reasons to live in IndianolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    ... and once they're here their hearts are following. Sixty percent of Warren County residents actually work in Polk County. That's no secret, but lets take a different look. That percentage of people may work in Polk County but they chose to live in ...

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  7. Creditors Get 12 Cents on Every Dollar Tirrell OwesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... July of last year, saying he owed around $45,000 in back taxes for 2010, 2011 and 2012. There's no indication in Polk County records that the liens have been lifted, but they are not mentioned in the bankruptcy proceeding. The creditors won't even ...

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  8. Indianola's Magnificent SevenRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    ... and once they're here their hearts are following. Sixty percent of Warren County residents actually work in Polk County. That's no secret, but lets take a different look. That percentage of people may work in Polk County but they chose to live in ...

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  9. Iowans with conceal, carry gun permits up 400 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... 2011 that you actually had to show a proficiency in the use of a firearm," said Sgt. Brandon Bracelin, with the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Bracelin said that while the number of permits issued from last year to this year actually declined, the ...

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  10. Convenience store robbery prompts temporary school lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... say Hancock handed the teller a note claiming she had a gun... And demanded cash. She's still in custody at the Polk County Jail. One week earlier police arrested 38-year-old Angel Anderson for a very similar crime. Police say she held up the ...

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  11. Polk County medical examiner reports at least 12 flu deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Polk County's medical examiner says he's seen four times more flu-related deaths so far this season than he saw last winter. Dr. Gregory Schmunk said Friday he's received 12 death certificates since November citing flu as a main or contributing cause of death.

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  12. Flu turning deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... o not visit patients, to keep patients and visitors safe. Mercy says it's only temporary. And in Des Moines, the Polk County medical examiner confirms 12 deaths due to the flu already. Last year there were only three in the area.

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  13. SE Polk leader discusses one of Iowa's first HS field turf projectsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Vinton Today

    ... Hill, SE Polk is a growing district with nearly 7,000 students from suburban Des Moines and rural areas of Polk County. Turf representatives told the VS school board that the SE Polk turf replacement cost around $450,000. We asked administrators at ...

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  14. Norwalk man charged in Hot Lotto mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KCRG

    ... utter, pass or redeem a lottery ticket” in violation of Iowa law, according to a complaint filed in Polk County by Assistant Attorney General Robert Sand. Tipton, according to the Iowa Lottery, worked as the director of security for the ...

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  15. Man charged in Hot Lotto ticket mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Tipton, 51, is charged with two counts of fraud. Tipton was arrested Thursday afternoon and was taken to the Polk County Jail. Authorities said Tipton works with the Multi-State Lottery Association, which is why he was not qualified to redeem the ...

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  16. Across the Region: Jan. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Minnesota Lawyer

    ... a divided state court ruled Wednesday. A majority of a three-member Iowa Court of Appeals panel agreed with a Polk County judge, who in October 2013 concluded that since the citizens of Des Moines would "be called upon to pay themselves the refunds ...

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  17. Hallgren named Executive Director at Bridge View CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Osky News

    ... Iowa where he served for 10 years as General Manager. Prior to joining VenuWorks, he held positions at the Polk County Convention Complex and the Renaissance Savery Hotel in Des Moines. Hallgren graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and ...

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  18. P Hill couple one number away from jackpotRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Des Moines Register

    Polk County couple was one number away from winning a large Mega Millions jackpot last week, and ended up claiming a $25,000 prize. Mitch and Jenny Monroe of Pleasant Hill matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in the Jan. 9 ...

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  19. Court upholds $7M lawyer fee in D.M. class-action caseRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Messenger

    A team of lawyers who won a class-action lawsuit against the city of Des Moines for charging improper franchise fees should be paid $7 million instead of the requested $15 million, a divided state court ruled Wednesday. A majority of a three-member Iowa Court of Appeals panel agreed with a Polk County judge, who in October 2013 concluded that since the citizens of Des Moines would "be called upon to pay themselves the refunds to which they are entitled," the $15 million fee sought by the three attorneys who won the case was too high.

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  20. Court upholds $7 million lawyer fee in Des Moines class-action caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A split Iowa Court of Appeals panel has upheld a $7 million fee for three attorneys who won a class-action lawsuit against the city of Des Moines for charging improper franchise fees. The attorneys appealed a Polk County judge's decision awarding them less than half of the $15 million they sought from the $40 million the city must refund citizens for charging unlawful fees on utility bills.

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