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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Figures compiled by the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency put damage statewide from recent flooding at more than $640 million. NEMA says on its website that current county estimates are of damage to public property of $553 million and private property of $89 million.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A woman who admitted stealing thousands of dollars from a Des Moines soccer club has been sentenced. Polk County District Court records say 34-year-old Brandi Preul pleaded guilty last week to felony theft. She was given a suspended prison term of five years, three years of probation and fined $750. She also was ordered to pay an undetermined amount of restitution.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Another former Winnebago Tribal Council member has pleaded guilty to his role in stealing from the Nebraska-based tribe's casino in Iowa. The Sioux City (Iowa) Journal reports that 41-year-old Travis Mallory entered the plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Omaha.
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have charged a burglary suspect shot by a police officer in a Des Moines suburb. County records don't list an attorney for 27-year-old Myles Regenold, who's charged with burglary and other crimes. Regenold was shot Tuesday after Ankeny officers were dispatched to a car wash to check a burglary call. Police say a masked man found there and later identified as Regenold didn't comply with police commands and was shot in an elbow when he advanced on officers. Regenold wasn't armed.
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