Polk County Newswire (Page 9)

Polk County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, IA. (Page 9)

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  1. Tablets let inmates go online at Polk County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KCRG

    Polk County Jail inmates are exploring the internet, watching movies and contacting loved ones through a pilot project that gives them access to tablet computers. The Des Moines Register reports that Telmate, a Fruitland, Idaho-based company, is providing 97 tablets free to the jail.

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  2. 6 lanes between Ankney and Ames? DOT wants your feedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking input from the public on proposed improvements to Interstate 35 between Ankeny and Ames. The stretch of road in question is I-35 from 1 mile south of Northeast 36th Street in Ankeny, in Polk County, to 1 mile north of 13th Street in Ames, in Story County.

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  3. Judge moves trial of Iowa man charged with killing officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KSFY

    An Iowa judge has moved the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of two police officers to another part of the state. Judge Karen Romano granted a change of venue to Scott Greene, ordering Tuesday that his trial be moved from central Iowa's Polk County to Dubuque County, in the east of the state.

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  4. Judge Moves Trial Of Iowa Man Charged WithaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    An Iowa judge has moved the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of two police officers to another part of the state. Judge Karen Romano granted a change of venue to Scott Greene, ordering Tuesday that his trial be moved from central Iowa's Polk County to Dubuque County, in the east of the state.

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  5. Accused Des Moines Police Shooter is Granted Change of VenueRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | KAAL-TV Austin

    An Iowa judge has moved the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of two police officers to another part of the state. Judge Karen Romano granted a change of venue to Scott Greene, ordering Tuesday that his trial be moved from central Iowa's Polk County to Dubuque County, in the east of the state.

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  6. Alleged cop killer's trial moved to Dubuque CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The trial for a man accused of killing two Des Moines area Police Officers is moved to Dubuque County, according to our affiliate WHO-TV. According to WHO, a Polk County judge ruled Tuesday Greene's trial will be moved and will begin in September.

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  7. Trial begins for man charged in overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Norwalk man charged with involuntary manslaughter and delivery of a controlled substance in the death of a West Des Moines woman is on trial in Polk County this week. Travis West is accused of giving heroin to Bailey Brady, who died of a drug overdose in June 2015.

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  8. Once-struggling public hospital in Iowa opens $22M additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Leaders of a Des Moines public hospital are celebrating the opening of a four-story addition that is part of a $60 million plan to rebuild and expand the facility. Broadlawns Medical Center, which is owned by Polk County taxpayers, has thrived in recent years after nearing financial collapse more than a decade ag.

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  9. Court Avenue District cameras available for livestreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... It's 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. But some people think it's an ...

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  10. Once-struggling public hospital in Iowa opens $22M additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Leaders of a Des Moines public hospital are celebrating the opening of a four-story addition that is part of a $60 million plan to rebuild and expand the facility. The Des Moines Register reports that Broadlawns Medical Center, which is owned by Polk County taxpayers, has thrived in recent years after nearing financial collapse more than a decade ago.

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  11. Polk County Water Projects Featured at the Iowa Water ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    AMES, Iowa- The Iowa Water Conference wrapped up a two-day run here Thursday with a panel on urban, and rural working together to improve water quality. Jonathon Gano, Public Works Director for the City of Des Moines shared a concept on the drawing boards for the metro area to reach out, and build a sort of filter on incoming water from farms.

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  12. Iowa Senate Rejects Ban On Traffic Cameras, Backs New RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    ... in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Muscatine, Davenport, Windsor Heights, Fort Dodge and Polk County. The new rules would require officials to justify use of the cameras, and money generated from tickets would only go toward ...

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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