Police and Fire


Salem man arrested for murder

The man accused of murder in the death of Falls City resident Earl “Buddy” Jambura reportedly admitted to emergency dispatchers and Polk County deputies that he shot the victim.

June 12, 2018 9:19 p.m. read more..

Independence man sentenced on drug charges

Sean Thomas Kirk, 33, of Independence will serve more than nine years in prison after being convicted of selling more than 350 grams of methamphetamine and heroin in the Dallas and Independence areas during 2017.

May 18, 2018 7:52 p.m. read more..