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The Chattanoogan
Man Wanted For 2 Polk County Murders Is Added To TBI's Most Wanted ListBureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Ah
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 minutes ago
Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Ahren Presley who is wanted for two murders in Polk County. Presley, 20, is wanted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the TBI to face charges in connection to two... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Deputies ruled justified in shooting teen carjacking suspect armed with knife on Hwy 18A grand jury has ruled that two Polk County deputies were justified in shooting
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 38 minutes ago
A grand jury has ruled that two Polk County deputies were justified in shooting a 17-year-old carjacking suspect armed with a knife on Highway 18. The case began at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 28 when Salem officers saw a 2002 Ford Explorer speeding and driving... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Woman arrested in Texas on Polk County, Tenn., homicide chargesA suspect in the March homicides of two Polk County, Tenn., men has been arrest
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted an hour ago
A suspect in the March homicides of two Polk County, Tenn., men has been arrested in Texas, a 10th Judicial District prosecutor confirmed today. Valrie Ann Hart, 36, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday afternoon in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Polk deputies justified in shooting death of Silverton teenA Polk County grand jury unanimously found that two Polk County deputies were j
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 hours ago
A Polk County grand jury unanimously found that two Polk County deputies were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed a Silverton teen following a carjacking and high speed chase. According to the Polk County District Attorney's... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Hunters find dead body in Polk CountyPolk County (Press Release) - On Tuesday November 21, at 10:39 a.m. the Polk Co
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 3 hours ago
Polk County (Press Release) - On Tuesday November 21, at 10:39 a.m. the Polk County Sheriff’s Department received a call of what appeared to be a deceased person near the St. Croix River bottoms of the Interstate State Park off of County Road S,... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Assistant Polk County Attorney Facing Child Endangerment ChargeWEST DES MOINES, Iowa — An assistant Polk County prosecutor is facing felony ch
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 hours ago
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — An assistant Polk County prosecutor is facing felony child endangerment charges but remains employed by the county. Thirty-five-year-old Joseph Crisp of West Des Moines is accused of abusing a child, leaving bruises on the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Polk County prosecutor charged with child endangermentADEL, Iowa (AP) - A Polk County prosecutor has been charged with child endanger
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 hours ago
ADEL, Iowa (AP) - A Polk County prosecutor has been charged with child endangerment, accused of striking a child. Court records say 35-year-old Joseph Crisp pleaded not guilty Monday in Dallas County Court in Adel. His attorney didn't immediately... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Polk County prosecutor charged with child endangermentADEL, Iowa (AP) - A Polk County prosecutor has been charged with child endanger
KTTC Rochester / Posted 4 hours ago
ADEL, Iowa (AP) - A Polk County prosecutor has been charged with child endangerment, accused of striking a child. Court records say 35-year-old Joseph Crisp pleaded not guilty Monday in Dallas County Court in Adel. His attorney didn't immediately... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Help for the HomelessMethodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E. in the church basement. Residents over
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
Methodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E. in the church basement. Residents over the age of 60 years old can also receive Polk County Commodities, after filling out an application and receiving a letter of acceptance. Applications available at The... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Police: Drunk and Belligerent Woman Had to be Removed from Planea plane. She refused to get off the plane and police had to remove her. Lamb w
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 hours ago
a plane. She refused to get off the plane and police had to remove her. Lamb was arrested and charged with trespassing and interference with official acts. She has bonded out of the Polk County Jail. The flight was able to leave after a short del... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CCS Sweeps Polk Co. In Thanksgiving Round RobinTuesday night, but it looks like he will have plenty of talent to choose from a
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 hours ago
Tuesday night, but it looks like he will have plenty of talent to choose from as the season progresses. Facing the Polk County Wildcats in the fourth game on Tuesday, the Wildcats took the lead before the game began as Josh Laughlin... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Deputies found justified in fatally shooting teen suspected in carjackingA Polk County grand jury on Tuesday found two county sheriff's deputies justifi
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 hours ago
A Polk County grand jury on Tuesday found two county sheriff's deputies justified in fatally shooting a 17-year-old Silverton boy along Oregon 18 near Grand Ronde in October. Polk County Sgt. Kevin Haynes and Deputy Kelly Lorence each fired twice at... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Takata airbags may be causing more injuries, deaths than previously thoughtcase the aggressive deployment cost her her life. She died last year from her i
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 17 hours ago
case the aggressive deployment cost her her life. She died last year from her injuries. Takata settled with the family. In Polk County an airbag punch damaged multiple vertebrae in Cheri Money's back and left her permanently injured. According to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Lakeland charity organization, charity founder's bank accounts robbedA local charity organization, Polk County Christmas Angels, has been providing
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 hours ago
A local charity organization, Polk County Christmas Angels, has been providing gifts for foster children for 48 years straight, but just over a month before Christmas their bank account is empty. Charity's $27,000 balance stolen Charity founder... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Thieves steal thousands from Polk charity for kidsPOLK COUNTY, Fla. — The director for a Polk County charity says thieves targete
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 20 hours ago
POLK COUNTY, Fla. — The director for a Polk County charity says thieves targeted their bank account taking nearly $30,000. "What kind of Grinch would steal from children who don't even have parents?" Sandy Toledo, Director of Polk County Christmas... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Polk County Removing Traffic CamerasPOLK COUNTY, Iowa -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is voluntarily pulling it
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 23 hours ago
POLK COUNTY, Iowa -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is voluntarily pulling its mobile speed units off of the roads. The office announced on Tuesday that the cameras will stop operating on December 18th. In a press release, the office says that the... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Nicole Finn Files Motion to Keep Some Evidence Out of Murder TrialPOLK COUNTY, Iowa – A West Des Moines mother accused of killing her 16-year-old
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
POLK COUNTY, Iowa – A West Des Moines mother accused of killing her 16-year-old adopted daughter is asking a judge to keep some evidence from being used during her murder trial. Nicole Finn faces several charges related to the death of Natalie Finn... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Decorah police officer spends spare time chasing paranormalthe paranormal. Smutzler serves as the assistant police chief in Decorah. But
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
the paranormal. Smutzler serves as the assistant police chief in Decorah. But recently, he took a trip to a tiny town in Polk County called Farrar. There sits an old-school building, built in 1921 and closed in 2002. Not long after it closed,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Taking Action for You: Polk Co. railroad to be fixed after drivers complainLAKE ALFRED, Fla. - A Polk County railroad crossing is in shambles. ABC Action
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. - A Polk County railroad crossing is in shambles. ABC Action News first told you about this particular crossing a few weeks ago, when reporter Andrea Lyon addressed the issue with CSX, a company that owns the crossing... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Examiner says baby likely died of 'positional asphyxia'with child endangerment died after becoming wedged between her bed and a wall.
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
with child endangerment died after becoming wedged between her bed and a wall. The Des Moines Register reports that the Polk County medical examiner says the 7-month-old from Ankeny likely died of "positional asphyxia" last August and that the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Examiner says baby likely died of 'positional asphyxia'with child endangerment died after becoming wedged between her bed and a wall.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
with child endangerment died after becoming wedged between her bed and a wall. The Des Moines Register reports that the Polk County medical examiner says the 7-month-old from Ankeny likely died of "positional asphyxia" last August and that the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Polk Waste and Recycling says "no" to many items with new recycling processBARTOW, Fla. - New recycling restrictions in Polk County have thousands upset a
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
BARTOW, Fla. - New recycling restrictions in Polk County have thousands upset and confused. Water bottles, glass and other times are no longer being accepted. “Every Sunday you know you took them up there and we got better at it and better at it,”... Read more
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The Star
High School Football PlayoffsCentral 0 Class 1AA West= Second Round= Bessemer City 26, Swain County 21 E
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Central 0 Class 1AA West= Second Round= Bessemer City 26, Swain County 21 East Surry 49, East Wilkes 36 Mt. Airy 42, Polk County 20 Murphy 49, North Stanly 35 Class 2A East= Second Round= East Bladen 68, Greene Central 28 Elizabeth City... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Friday's ScoresCentral 0 Class 1AA West= Second Round= Bessemer City 26, Swain County 21 E
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
Central 0 Class 1AA West= Second Round= Bessemer City 26, Swain County 21 East Surry 49, East Wilkes 36 Mt. Airy 42, Polk County 20 Murphy 49, North Stanly 35 Class 2A East= Second Round= East Bladen 68, Greene Central 28 Elizabeth City... Read more
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KXXV Waco
At least 1 person airlifted from scene of 2-vehicle wreck near Angelina-Polk county lineA medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehi
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
A medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehicle wreck that occurred near the Angelina-Polk county line on U.S. Highway 59 South Friday afternoon. Both southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 59 are now open. The two... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
ABC Action News Dives Deeper into the Drug Problem facing Tampa Baydeaths are up 55 percent there. Heroin deaths are up 45 percent in Hillsboroug
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
deaths are up 55 percent there. Heroin deaths are up 45 percent in Hillsborough and hitting an all time high in Polk County at 11 percent. The newly released medical examiner’s report details a diary of deaths from drug overdoses all... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
At least 1 person airlifted from scene of 2-vehicle wreck near Angelina-Polk county lineA medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehi
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
A medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehicle wreck that occurred near the Angelina-Polk county line on U.S. Highway 59 South Friday afternoon. Both southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 59 are now open. The two... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
At least 1 person airlifted from scene of 2-vehicle wreck near Angelina-Polk county lineA medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehi
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
A medical helicopter airlifted at least one person from the scene of a two-vehicle wreck that occurred near the Angelina-Polk county line on U.S. Highway 59 South Friday afternoon. One southbound lane of U.S. Highway 59 is open. The other one is... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
For the Record for November 17, 2017to East 13th and Court streets Thursday afternoon after a deputy located a subj
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
to East 13th and Court streets Thursday afternoon after a deputy located a subject that was listed as missing person from Polk County. Polk County was advised and the subject was removed from the system as a missing person. A report was... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Polk County Fire Rescue responds to natural gas leakBARTOW, Fla. – Polk County Fire Rescue is on the scene of a natural gas leak on
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
BARTOW, Fla. – Polk County Fire Rescue is on the scene of a natural gas leak on Friday morning. Area businesses are asked to stay inside. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is assisting, and helping close roads in the area. There are no residential... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Local little league asking for help replacing baseball equipmentLAKE WALES, Fla. -- A Polk County Little League Baseball league that has been a
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
LAKE WALES, Fla. -- A Polk County Little League Baseball league that has been around for more than sixty years needs help fixing up its field and replacing equipment damaged during Hurricane Irma. The storm left behind sagging ceiling tiles from... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Why a study ranked Houston as the most dangerous city to travel in during ThanksgivingDUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided t
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
DUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided to ride a horse on a busy road, according to Polk County deputies. Unfortunately, drunk driving isn't just a Bayou City issue, it's a statewide problem. The study found... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Judge Again Nixes Moving Nicole Finn Murder Trial; Jury Survey Begins Fridaythe change of venue motion for a West Des Moines woman accused of killing her a
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
the change of venue motion for a West Des Moines woman accused of killing her adoptive daughter. At a hearing Thursday in Polk County the judge in Nicole Finn’s murder trial denied the motion, but did not close the door entirely on the case being... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Bidwell Riverside Center Helping Families with Thanksgiving Mealside of Des Moines will distribute nearly 700 turkeys and meal packages Thursda
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
side of Des Moines will distribute nearly 700 turkeys and meal packages Thursday through Saturday for those in need. The Polk County Board of Supervisors worked with Hy-Vee to supply 600 turkeys, with 44 more being donated from the Christ... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida parents use Google in attempt to treat meth-positive baby, police saythere was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors,"
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
there was a substantial risk of death from the infection, as noted by doctors," the affidavit reads. Finley is in the Polk County Jail while police seek to arrest Nowlen. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Download... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UT-Austin student who allegedly said 'I’m a UT student! You can’t arrest me!' is arrestedDUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
DUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided to ride a horse on a busy road, according to Polk County deputies. At one point, University of Texas police said they informed Shim that the Austin Police Department... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Longhorn who allegedly said 'I’m a UT student! You can’t arrest me!' is arrestedDUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided t
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
DUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided to ride a horse on a busy road, according to Polk County deputies. At one point, University of Texas police said they informed Shim that the Austin Police Department... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
West Salem man convicted of kidnapping, raping woman for 44 daysconvicted of kidnapping, sexually abusing and raping a woman for 44 days follow
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
convicted of kidnapping, sexually abusing and raping a woman for 44 days following a two-day trial that ended Wednesday. Polk County Judge Norman Hill found Ronnie Lee Jr., 48, guilty of 29 counts, which ranged from methamphetamine charges to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
HPD arrested 38 on felony DWI charges in OctoberDUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided t
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
DUI while riding a horse. That's what happened to a Florida woman who decided to ride a horse on a busy road, according to Polk County deputies. While most of the felony cases in the two-month period were the result of a third DWI charge, seven... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Fred Hubbell Talks Mental Health During Statewide Tourfrom mental health workers about the issues the state faces. On Wednesday Hubb
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
from mental health workers about the issues the state faces. On Wednesday Hubbell sat down with representatives from the Polk County Sheriff's Department as well as Polk County health workers. Issues discussed included inmate suicide at Polk... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Post-Irma debris attracting rats, snakes in Polk Countydying right here,” Rick Langston, a Davenport resident said. The brush piles h
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
dying right here,” Rick Langston, a Davenport resident said. The brush piles have been out and sitting on the lawns across Polk County since Hurricane Irma hit on September 11. “Nobody is picking it up, this ain’t the only neighborhood like this... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Woman held captive at Salem home recounts 44 days of 'torture'jail.” After more than two years of hearings and motions, her alleged attacker
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 7 days ago
jail.” After more than two years of hearings and motions, her alleged attacker, Ronnie Lee Jr., 48, stood trial inside the Polk County Courthouse Tuesday. In her opening arguments, prosecutor Jayme Kimberly detailed how the victim, now 31, began... Read more
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