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
Officials say two students are suspected of being involved in the threatening messages posted against their high school in a Des Moines suburb. Southeast Polk Community School District Superintendent Craig Menozzi released the information in a statement Wednesday night.
WKOW-TV, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 12:53 PM
The Food Bank of Iowa and Star 102.5 kicked off their 24th annual Combat Hunger food drive Thursday morning at 5 a.m. The campaign has a quick turn-around: in just two days, volunteers hope to raise as much money and as many non-perishable food items as they can to aid Iowa families this Thanksgiving and winter season. The Combat Hunger drive has an encampment set up at 12th and Locust streets, and are also accepting drop-off donations at their warehouse at 2220 E. 17th Street.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 11:57 AM
Authorities have identified two men who were injured and another who narrowly escaped harm in a shooting in Pleasant Hill. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says Zachary Whitehill and Mark Mitchell both suffered injuries in the incident Monday.
KWWL-TV Waterloo, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 09:42 AM
The man accused of shooting and injuring 2 people and narrowly missing another yesterday morning in Pleasant Hill made his first appearance in front of a judge this morning. KCCI's Kim St. Onge was in the courtroom and joins us live from the newsroom with the latest.
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 04:18 PM
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
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
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