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Two Des Moines police officers resign amid investigation
Two Des Moines policemen have resigned over an allegation of “planted” evidence. Officers Joshua Judge and Tyson Teut both joined the Des Moines Police Department in August of 2013. An internal investigation was launched last Friday after a tip that the two had planted drugs on a suspect in January of 2015. Officials say all […]Full Post...
Event remembers Iowans who died at Pearl Harbor
A special event to honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor will be held tonight in Charles City. Local resident Christopher Anthony explains what motivated him to organize the event. “I thought it fitting since Charles City had three men who died on the Arizona that morning to have a ceremony to […]Full Post...
Grand jury clears Cedar Rapids police officer in shooting
A Cedar Rapids Police officer has been cleared in the shooting of man during a traffic stop on November 1st. Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden announced Tuesday afternoon that a Linn County grand jury will not indict Officer Lucas Jones in the shooting of Jerime Mitchell, who was left paralyzed. Jones told DCI agents […]Full Post...
Governor’s spokesman: China ambassadorship reports ‘premature…not confirmed’
Several national media organizations, including Bloomberg and CBS News, are reporting this morning that President-elect Trump has asked Iowa’s governor to be his ambassador to China — but Branstad’s spokesman this morning those reports “are confirmed.” Branstad and his wife, Chris, met with Trump in New York City yesterday. Branstad emerged from the meeting saying he had […]Full Post...
Three missing Osceola teens found dead in wrecked car
After being missing more than three days, three teenagers from Osceola have been found dead in rural Clarke County. Local law enforcement reports that the teens, 16-year-old Elaina Critz, 16-year-old Lauren Barker and 19-year-old Jesse Robinson were found dead Tuesday morning inside a car that had gone off a road and into a creek. The […]Full Post...
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