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Sioux City man charged with impersonating a police officer in attempted abductions

A Sioux City man has been arrested in connection with three attempted abductions over the past year-and-a-half. Joey Miguel Alberts, 29, is accused of pretending to be a police officer to try to lure children into his car. He's charged with three counts of impersonating a police officer, three counts of enticing a child away and two counts of indecent contact with a child.

Sioux City man sentenced to prison for hit and run incident

A man who ran into his girlfriend with his car in the Lakeport Commons parking lot in December is going to prison. Anthony Barton, 23, pleaded guilty to going armed with intent and assault causing serious injury. In exchange, two other charges were dropped. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a $1,500 fine. Barton's then-girlfriend, Karilynn Schroeder, 22, was injured in the incident outside the PetSmart store.

Military memorabilia helps Siouxland veterans open up, heal

The Cherokee County Veterans Affairs Office is more than just a place for vets to get the help they need. It's also a mini museum of sorts. The small corner office is packed with military memorabilia. Many of the items are from office director Dana Evans' personal collection, but the rest come from families of Siouxland soldiers. Evans has three reasons for displaying the collection, the veterans who visit feel at home, it preserves the military artifacts and it tells the story of the U.S. military.

Traveling 'Fallen Soldiers' display honors Siouxland veterans

There's a new 'Fallen Soldiers' display at the Veteran's Affairs Office in Cherokee, Iowa. Two flags, a pair of boots, an M-16 rifle and a helmet sit on a wooden base which is made to look like a foot locker. The emblems of each branch of the U.S. military mark the display. Anyone can borrow it for services, funerals and events. The display is help everyone remember the veterans who served.

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