Polk County Newswire (Page 6)

Polk County Newswire (Page 6)

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

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  1. Iowa department investigating officer for anti-Islam postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating one of its officers for social media postings deriding Islam and calling the religion an "evil ideology." The Des Moines Register reports that a graphic on the Facebook page of Sgt.

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  2. Metro family searching for answers in weekend assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... after a brutal assault at Oak Grove Beach on Saylorville Lake left 20-year-old Kevin Seay severely injured. Polk County investigators said they are still talking to people who witnessed the incident before coming to any conclusion, but Seay said he ...

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  3. Latest Homicide Sheds Light on Growing Number of Domestic-Related MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Des Moines man remains in the Polk County Jail after being accused of shooting his wife to death over the weekend. On Saturday, police found Mary Dudley dead inside her home at the Southbrook Apartment complex on the city's south side.

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  4. Yankee Doodle Drive against Hunger kicks-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KCRG

    ... of the Des Moines Symphony, the Food Bank of Iowa, Bank of the West, Casey's General Stores, Hy-Vee, Inc., the Polk County Board of Supervisors and KCCI joined the governor and lieutenant governor for the official launch at the Iowa State Capitol in ...

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  5. Police: Body found days after river searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Weaver, 56. Police said his death remains under investigation by Des Moines Police Department detectives and the Polk County Medical Examiners Office.

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  6. What to expect from joint oversight committee meetingRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | KCRG

    For the first time in 2017, both the Senate and House Oversight Committee members will meet on Monday at the statehouse to discuss issues with the Department of Human Services. Speakers include: DHS employees Wendy Rickman and Vern Armstrong; representatives from the legal process, including Lance Heeren, Assistant Linn County Attorney and Andrea Vitzthum, Assistant Polk County Attorney, District Associate Judge Colin Witt; law enforcement stakeholders like Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman and Spirit Lake Police Chief Jeff Hanson; and homeschooling representative Scott Woodruff from the Home School Legal Defense Association.

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  7. 16th Des Moines homicide victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Polk County woman was killed Saturday morning in a shooting, and authorities say her name was Mary Dudley, 36.

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  8. What to expect from Joint Oversight Committee meeting on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | KCRG

    For the first time in 2017, both the Senate and House Oversight Committee members will meet on Monday at the statehouse to discuss issues with the Department of Human Services. Speakers include: DHS employees Wendy Rickman and Vern Armstrong; representatives from the legal process, including Lance Heeren, Assistant Linn County Attorney and Andrea Vitzthum, Assistant Polk County Attorney, District Associate Judge Colin Witt; law enforcement stakeholders like Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman and Spirit Lake Police Chief Jeff Hanson; and homeschooling representative Scott Woodruff from the Home School Legal Defense Association.

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  9. Des Moines Police ID 16th Homicide VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Mary's husband Harold Dudley, 50, was taken into custody in Ames and transferred into the custody of the Des Moines Police Department, and will soon be transported to the Polk County jail.

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  10. Identifying 1984 Homicide Victim is Game-Changer for InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... NamUS , it's amazing what can happen when these organizations are willing to share information," said Ewing. The Polk County Medical Examiner's Office was able to find next of kin in another state. They have been notified of the death and have ...

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  11. Eddy Apartment Building Did Not Have Sprinkler System, Was Still Up to CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... affordable housing gravitating towards those older buildings," said Eric Burmeister, Executive Director of the Polk County Housing Trust Fund. With those older buildings comes the risk of living without a sprinkler system, but Burmeister says ...

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  12. Former Iowa Democratic chairman files for gubernatorial raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | KCRG

    ... announced her candidacy in April and state Rep. Todd Prichard and state Sen. Nate Boulton are 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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  13. Authorities: Kansas sheriff's deputy arrested in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Kansas sheriff's deputy wanted on charges relating to a domestic violence incident has been arrested in Polk County, Iowa, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a press release. Authorities arrested Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputy David Schmitt, 30, of Meriden, Kansas, around 10:45 a.m. Thursday for alleged offenses including 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.

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  14. More Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa medical examiner's office says new fingerprint technology has led to the identification of a man whose body was found in Des Moines more than 33 years ago. The Polk County Medical Examiner's Office says the Latent Print Unit at the FBI lab in Quantico, Virginia, was able this year to match a thumb print taken from the badly decomposed body.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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