Polk County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, IA. (Page 6)

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  1. Des Moines area phone scams on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... a Des Moines resident, got a call Friday that put him in a panic. The caller said he was Lt. Willis with the Polk County Sheriff's Office. "(The caller said) that I was caught on a traffic cam, and that I had a fine I had to settle and had to go to ...

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  2. A silent partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... Johnston is a gay man. His lover for more than 35 years was Norman Jesse, a former Iowa state lawmaker and Polk County manager. Jesse died of lung cancer in 2000. And for most of their lives together, the couple kept their relationship a secret. ...

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  3. WDM PD Seek Fitness Center ThievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... atrons to avoid leaving anything of value in plain site. Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400 or the West Des Moines Police Department at 222-3357.

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  4. Police pull woman from SUV at gunpoint after alleged assaultRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... with assault with a dangerous weapon, driving while suspended and not having insurance. She was taken to the Polk County Jail and has since been released. Officers also found several pills believed to be hydrocodone in Jones' car, police reports ...

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  5. West Des Moines police asking for help identifying possible suspects in recent theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... uspected of being involved. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department at 515-222-3357 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at 515-223-1400.

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  6. Legal battle continues over West Des Moines pit bull sentenced to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... Representatives with Companion Animal Trust for the Benefit of Palomo initiated legal action last month after a Polk County district judge ruled in favor of the city's decision to euthanize the animal. No representatives for the dog appeared at the ...

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  7. West Des Moines police: Remove valuables from vehiclesRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... ms to later target a home. Anyone with information on the thefts can call West Des Moines police at 222-3321 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at 223-1400.

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  8. Gatto: I'm ready to get to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... 1,687 votes, and challenger Joe Henry received 1,253 votes, according to unofficial results provided by the Polk County Auditor's Office. "I think voters sent a pretty clear message and I'm ready to get to work for Ward 4," Gatto said. He will ...

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  9. West Des Moines and Area NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... and sits on the Agriculture, Government Oversight and Ways and Means committees. Cownie was born and raised in Polk County and graduated from Dowling Catholic High School. He attended college at the University of Virginia and earned a master's ...

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  10. Police seek man in burglary casesRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Wash on Easton and robbed the Star Gas Station on East University. If you think you know who this man is - call Polk County Crime

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  11. Police release photos of burglary, robbery suspectRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... hree crimes is similar, officials said. Anyone with information can call Des Moines police at (515) 283-4864 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at (515) 223-1400.

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  12. West Des Moines police warn of thefts from carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... later target a home. Anyone with information on the thefts can call West Des Moines police at (515) 222-3321 or Polk County Crime Stoppers at (515) 223-1400.

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  13. Iowa Gun Owners picks winner of AR-15 rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    A Polk County man has won a semi-automatic rifle given away by a gun rights advocacy group.

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  14. 1 more arrested in synthetic pot probeRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    Janice Williams, 48, is the seventh person arrested in the case. She was released from the Polk County Jail on Monday.

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  15. Gatto wins seat on Des Moines City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... or 57 percent of the vote; challenger Joe Henry received 1,253 votes, according to unofficial results from the Polk County Auditor's office. Gatto, 46, of 15 E. Creston Ave., will serve out the last two years of the Ward 4 seat that was vacated in ...

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  16. Iowa judge rules on Secretary of State's election ruleRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... for that election, but Schultz then instituted the rule later in 2013. The ACLU filed suit and Wednesday a Polk County Judge said Schultz does not have authority to create a rule that would cancel a voter's registration based on citizenship ...

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  17. Obradovich: Five factors that could tip Republican race for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... happens if no one gets 35 percent of the vote on June 3. The heated outburst over lists of delegates for the Polk County convention shows how high the stakes are for potential nominees. The loose rules for choosing delegates and the rampant distrust ...

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  18. Ex-boyfriend accused in burglary, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... ficials said. The victim said Serrano had not lived with her for more than three years. Serrano remained in the Polk County Jail late Wednesday on a $26,000 bond.

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  19. Air Force officer to run for eastern Polk County seat in Iowa HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... will seek the Republican nomination for House District 30, which covers Altoona, Bondurant and much of eastern Polk County. The seat is currently held by Democratic Rep. Joe Riding. Nunn was deployed three times as an officer in the Air Force and ...

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  20. Man arrested after allegedly breaking into home, holding ex-girlfriend insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    ... fficials said. The victim said Serrano had not lived with her for more than three years. Serrano remains in the Polk County Jail on a $26,000 bond.

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