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A secret grand jury is not appropriate for police shootings.

Today, the Des Moines Register reported on the decision by the grand jury in Polk County to not indict the Des Moines police officer who shot an unarmed man.   249 more words

Common Pool Problems: When to Call in the Pros

As a pool owner, you know that little issues occasionally come up, and they don’t always warrant a call to your pool maintenance crew.  However, some problems require attention from the professionals, and in some cases, your pool may need emergency help.   392 more words

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Renewed Effort to Locate Teen Missing Since 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals service are asking for help to locate a teen that has been missing for two years now. 89 more words


Bull Riding at the Polk County Fair

The Polk County Fair and Rodeo – not only did it produce more good barrel racing images than the bronc events – but the bull riding images were some of the best from the night.  26 more words


No More Visitors

This sign along Hwy 176 in Tryon, NC just south of Pearson’s Falls is the only thing that remains of the Valley Courts Motel. Tryon in the past was a popular vacation spot and many places such as this once existed to house the large groups of visitors coming to enjoy the NC mountains.


Ex-Con Thinks He's Gonna Out Smart The Cops By Giving His Brothers Name, Turns Out There Was A Warrant For His Arrest.

Listen, you can clown on Darius Devonte McClain all you want but I’m 100% impressed by what he did. Sure I bet he wishes the info didn’t come back saying he’s either an old white guy or a black dude with a warrant out for his arrest. 271 more words

Burglary Suspect Mocks Sheriff's Department on Its Own Facebook Page

A wanted Florida man has been mocking the cops that are looking for them—on their own Facebook page.

Logan Hale of Polk County Florida is wanted for his alleged involvement in an armed burglary, but the fugitive has been making fun of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office via their… 133 more words