Polk County Newswire (Page 5)

Polk County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, IA. (Page 5)

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  1. Lawsuit filed after officers accused of planting evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Knoxville man has filed a lawsuit against Polk County, the City of Des Moines and two former Des Moines police officers. Radio station KNIA/KRLS reports Kyle Weldon filed the lawsuit claiming two former Des Moines police officers planted narcotics in an evidence bag following his arrest in 2015.

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  2. Polk County, DMPD face off in - Battle of the Badges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office and Des Moines Police will face off before the Iowa Energy game Saturday for a "Battle of the Badges" basketball game. Saturday is also the Iowa Energy's pro-wrestling night.

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  3. Camera site allows you to peek in on Court Ave. any timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... This is part of enhanced Court District security efforts made possible by funding from the City of Des Moines, Polk County, Historic Court District, Operation Downtown and multiple downtown hotels and housing developments. The feed can be viewed at ...

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  4. Ankeny council opts out of Polk County minimum wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KCRG

    The Des Moines Register reports that the council voted 4-1 Monday to keep the city at the state minimum wage of $7.25. In October county supervisors voted to increase the wage in Polk County to $10.75 an hour by January 2019.

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  5. Polk Co. officials confirm 'Civil Emergency' alert sent by mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A "Civil Emergency" alert message sent to many cell phone users Monday was sent by accident, according to officials in Polk and Johnson counties. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said its dispatch center in Des Moines received multiple calls regarding an emergency alert saying, " Civil Emergency in this area until 8:45 PM EDT.

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  6. Lawsuit Filed Against Two DMPD Officers Accused of Planting EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... of others where defense attorneys have made petitions to the court to have charges dismissed," Parizek says. The Polk County Attorney's office has not filed any charges in the case and would not detail when charges would be expected.

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  7. Fight to preserve Des Moines Water Works continues at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The fight against a bill that would dismantle Des Moines Water Works continued Sunday as community members asked state Sen. Matt McCoy, a Democrat from Polk County, and Bill Stowe, the utility's chief executive officer and general manager, questions about the proposed legislation. Both are against the bill that would create regional water authorities under local government control, calling the legislation revenge for a lawsuit that Des Moines Water Works filed against Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun counties.

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  8. West Des Moines Teacher Arrested After Marijuana Found in CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | WHO-TV

    ... e language arts teacher at Stilwell Junior High and as a student council sponsor. Seiberling was booked into the Polk County Jail and released on Friday after posting a $1,000 bond. She is scheduled to appear in court on March 24th.

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  9. News 11 hour ago 2:27 p.m.Teen who starved to death found in diaper on linoleum floor, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | KIII

    ... child endangerment. Natalie Finn died from emaciation because of the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Both parents have remained in the Polk County Jail since their arrests in December and are awaiting ...

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  10. Iowa teen found dead in diaper; parents chargedRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... three surviving siblings endured before the eldest girl mortally succumbed. Both parents have remained in the Polk County Jail since their arrests in December and are awaiting a trial scheduled for October. Officials did not follow up with physical ...

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  11. Starved teen died wearing nappyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    ... a nearby hospital on October 24. She died from emaciation due to the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Nicole Marie Finn, 42, was later arrested in December on first-degree murder charges for her ...

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  12. Nation-Now 24 mins ago 10:57 a.m.Teen who starved to death found in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... child endangerment. Natalie Finn died from emaciation because of the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Both parents have remained in the Polk County Jail since their arrests in December and are awaiting ...

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  13. Starved teen was found in diaper inside waste-infested house: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | New York Post

    ... at a nearby hospital on Oct. 24. She died from emaciation due to the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Nicole Marie Finn, 42, of West Des Moines, was later arrested in December on first-degree murder ...

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  14. Nation-Now 12 mins ago 9:25 a.m.Teen who starved to death found in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | WHAS11

    ... child endangerment. Natalie Finn died from emaciation because of the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Both parents have remained in the Polk County Jail since their arrests in December and are awaiting ...

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  15. Court: Starved teen found in diaper on floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The York Daily Record

    ... child endangerment. Natalie Finn died from emaciation because of the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Both parents have remained in the Polk County Jail since their arrests in December and are awaiting ...

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  16. Teen who starved to death found in diaper on linoleum floor, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | USA Today

    ... child endangerment. Natalie Finn died from emaciation because of the denial of critical care, according to the Polk County medical examiner's office. Both parents have remained in the Polk County Jail since their arrests in December and are awaiting ...

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  17. Charges filed in crash that damaged iconic DSM sculpture 1 HRRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... police Sgt. Paul Parizek told KCCI that Hollar was booked March 9 on a probation violation and has been held Polk County Jail since that time. According to a police report, Hollar told authorities that he accelerated the engine of his car and went ...

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  18. Arson suspected in large Polk County grassland fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    An official says a fire that burned hundreds of acres of grassland at a Polk County wildlife area appears to have been intentionally set. Doug Romig told The Des Moines Register the fire was reported early Friday at the Chichaqua Wildlife Area, near Maxwell in northeast Polk County.

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  19. Crews Battling Wildfire in Northeast Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Crews from several fire departments have been called out to the 9400 block of NE 118th, which is a Maxwell address. Polk County officials tell Channel 13 there are three sections of an open field area on fire.

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  20. Iowa House Passes Bill That Would Reverse Minimum Wage HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WHO-TV

    ... Johnson, Linn and Wapello Counties already require private employers to pay wages higher than the state level. Polk County also approved a stepped increase in its wage. The first step is scheduled to take place on April 1st. Bondurant and Ankeny are ...

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