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Sandra Gal, left, of Germany, reacts to a missed putt on hole 7, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine) FORT MYERS OUT; TV OUT; MAGAZINES OUT
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This photo shows a home where authorities said a gunman set his house on fire and fatally shot the first deputy who arrived Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Tallahasse, Fla. Authorities say the gunman was killed by police. It was not immediately known whether anyone was in the house when it was set on fire. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)
Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputyAuthorities: Man sets house on fire, then fatally shoots responding officer, wounds another
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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economyEconomists say broader immigration overhaul would drive more growth than Obama's actions
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Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops, left, congratulates Samaje Perine (32) following his touchdown against Kansas in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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Boston bombing victim going home after amputationWoman hurt in Boston Marathon bombing out of Texas rehab facility after part of leg amputated
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Oswald Denis of New York stands in front of the National Action Network Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in New York, after Rev. Al Sharpton spoke about the shooting of Akai Gurley, who was shot by an NYPD officer. Police have described a rookie officer's shooting of  Gurley in a Brooklyn staircase Thursday as an apparent accident. Sharpton called for prosecutors to investigate thoroughly and for police to improve training and procedures.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answersAfter fatal shooting of unarmed man by New York police officer, answers demanded
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  • Iowa man charged in random shootings

    Authorities say a man who drove around a Des Moines suburb and randomly opened fire is charged with attempted murder. Pleasant Hill Public Information Officer Adam Choat says 32-year-old Pete Jason Polson faces several charges stemming from Monday morning's shootings, including two counts of attempted murder. Star Tribune, Mon, Nov 17 2014 @ 06:42 PM
  • Pleasant Hill Police Arrest Three Students after Yik Yak Threats

    Pleasant Hill police, city officials and the Iowa Department of Public Safety announced three arrests in the Southeast Polk Schools threats case Friday. The teens were taken into custody and charged on Friday afternoon. KCRG, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 10:26 PM
  • Man faces more charges in random shooting ...

    COURT RECORDS SHOW 32-YEAR-OLD PETE JASON POLSON NOW FACES SEVERAL DRUG CHARGES, INCLUDING POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER. HE REMAINS AT THE POLK COUNTY JAIL, WHERE HIS CASH BOND WAS INCREASED TO $840,000. WMT-AM Cedar Rapids, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 01:43 PM
  • Father of Pleasant Hill Shooting Suspect Arrested

    The father of the man accused of going on a shooting spree in Pleasant Hill was arrested hours after his son, Monday. Accused shooter, Pete Polson, 32, went before a Polk County judge Tuesday morning. WHO-TV Des Moines, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 01:35 PM
  • Do you know Joseph Haymoff?

    The curious, who were mostly French on this early November day, carefully made their way down through the hedges and brambles and thorny bushes of the steep embankment until the spiky plants opened onto the sand. Everyone stopped to look over the vast beach at low tide. Cityview Online, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 06:57 AM
  • Doing time in Des Moines

    Editor's note: The following includes excerpts from the diary of Steve Clemens, a self-described peace and justice activist from Minneapolis, Minnesota, who was arrested for criminal trespass while condemning the use of drones while with the Des Moines Catholic Worker group this past summer. He chose to be booked into the Polk County Jail for 48 hours rather than pay a $100 fine, only later to learn of the jail's $195 room and board charges. Cityview Online, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 06:57 AM
  • Mary Rutan Hospital welcomes new orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Brennen Smith, DO, is the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the expert team of physicians at Mary Rutan Hospital Orthopedics, located at 2221 Timber Trail, in Bellefontaine. Dr. Smith received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. Peak Of Ohio, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 11:46 AM
  • Robbery case sent to District Court

    Four men charged in connection with a robbery at Iowa Central Community College are expected to make their pleas after their cases were sent to Webster County District Court Friday. Garhoth Dak, 18, of Storm Lake; Joseph Odir, 21, of Des Moines; Juma Deng, 21, of Urbandale; and Molong Deng, 23, of Des Moines, have had their arraignments scheduled for Dec. 1. All four, who identified themselves as Iowa Central students, are each being held on $10,000 bond at the Webster County Jail. The Messenger, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 01:04 AM
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