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
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
Des Moines police say two men have been charged in connection with the death of an infant who died after he was run over by an SUV back in August. Police say four-month-old Breland Garrett was in a child car seat in the driveway at 2523 E. Walnut on August 30th when an SUV rolled over him.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:43 PM
A homeless advocate tells us some of the homeless have made their way to West Des Moines. And they are panhandling at the entrance and exit ramps from the freeways.
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 08:45 PM
Drake University first-year Michael Crisp was arrested and charged with first-degree harassment after posting threatening messages on Yik Yak Thursday afternoon. Crisp posted bond after his arrest at approximately 3 a.m. Friday morning by the Des Moines Police Department.
The Times-Delphic, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:46 PM
Porter's been leading an effort to get the City of Des Moines to designate the downtown YMCA building as a landmark. That would make tax credits available for preservation, something Porter thinks the city should do with the structure.
WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:47 PM
The football game that was forfeited after threats to the school will not be considered a "win" for Ames or a "loss" for East on their records. The "no contest" ruling by the Iowa's High School Association means the canceled game will not be considered a loss for East High School or a win for Ames High School.
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:58 PM