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  • Carlisle teacher charged with drug possession

    A long-time Carlisle Middle School teacher and high school coach has been charged with crack cocaine possession after police found drugs on him during a traffic stop. Polk County Jail records show Jim Alden Flaws of Carlisle has been charged with possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 05:38 PM
  • Carlisle Softball Coach Arrested on Drugs Charges

    Des Moines police arrested Jim Flaws, 55, for possessing crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia and was booked into the Polk County Jail. The Carlisle softball coach of 29 years was one of eight finalists for national softball coach of the year over the summer. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 11:56 AM
  • Dozen agents involved in effort at home care offices

    Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa Peter Deegan, Jr. released a statement to KCCI on Tuesday afternoon, saying "Government personnel were at 2500 University Ave. in West Des Moines earlier today on official business. No additional information is available at this time." KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Oct 28 2014 @ 07:01 PM
  • Des Moines Reporter Pleads Guilty to OWI

    Sonya Heitshusen , reporter and anchor for WHO in Des Moines, Iowa, has pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, The Des Moines Register reports . She originally entered a plea of not-guilty to the charge. TVSPY, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 05:04 PM
  • U-I Prof Offers Better Ways To Teach Kids To Drive

    New study from the University of Iowa contains tested methods on how best to improve driver safety when you teach your kids to drive. Professor Corinne Peek-Asa of the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center is the lead scientist on the study. WHO-AM Des Moines, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 04:49 PM
  • Ban On Black Cat Adoption No Longer In Place

    It used to be you wouldn't be allowed to adopt a black cat---or a white dog, who knew?---from the animal shelters in the days leading up to Halloween. But, Stephanie Filer of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa says this is the fourth year since they suspended that ban. WHO-AM Des Moines, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 04:48 PM
  • Police Capture Suspected Counterfeiter

    Police in West Des Moines are crediting tips from the public for the arrest of a man accused of floating counterfeit checks at businesses. WHO-AM Des Moines, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 02:43 PM
  • Cub Scout's Trailer Stolen

    DES MOINES, Iowa-Over the weekend, Cub Scout Pack 193 had its trailer stolen from a North Des Moines neighbor Cubmaster, Tim Peak says over the weekend, the pack's $1500 trailer disappeared. It's similar to the one featured in this picture. WHO-TV, Tue, Oct 28 2014 @ 10:22 PM
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