Are fire stations in the right spots, are there enough firefighters? -- Des Moines is looking at how its fire department is set up. First at 10! Staffing..
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 11:19 AM
Sprouts, a weekly radio program, released an interview with Meskwaki writer Ray Young Bear. The interview entitled "Iowa: Off the Beaten Path" is available as an online track via Pacifica Network.
Tama News-Herald, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 02:41 AM
An Indianola man sentenced to 30 years in prison on arson and drug charges is making plans for his release and it's coming after just two years behind bars. Forty-eight-year-old David Brommel's crime spree started in 2011 with meth manufacturing charges.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:37 PM
This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release.
Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday.
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM