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Officers Charged for Death Of Freddie Gray

Officers Charged for Death Of Freddie Gray

Leah Doyle, Reporter
May 1, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

According to a statement made by Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby on Friday, May 1st, the death of Freddie Gray was concluded as a homicide. Lieutenant Rice arrested Gray for suspicion after Gray took off running when he made eye contact with Rice. When back up was called, Officers Miller...

Breaking: Suspected That Freddie Gray Was Trying to Hurt Himself

Breaking: Suspected That Freddie Gray Was Trying to Hurt Himself

Leah Doyle, Reporter
April 29, 2015
Filed under NEWS

As of April 29 8:51 pm (Central) A statement from the criminal, who was in the van with Freddie Gray, states that Gray was trying to hurt himself while in custody. He reports hearing Gray banging against the walls of  he vehicle. For more background information on the Gray case and riots go...

Protests in Baltimore

Protests in Baltimore

Leah Doyle, Reporter
April 27, 2015
Filed under NEWS

Several officers have broken bones in Baltimore from being attacked. Riots were instigated after a funeral for a man, Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody. It all started with civilians throwing objects at police officers. Blockades have been put up by police around the area to contain the...

Devastating Earthquake in Nepal Shakes World

Devastating Earthquake in Nepal Shakes World

Leah Doyle, Reporter
April 25, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

An estimated 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the homes of the Nepali people April 25, 2015. The earthquake's death toll continues to rise, mounting to over 3,000 people. More and more citizens are digging through the rubble in hopes of finding their loved ones alive. Survivors seek refuge from the chaos...

ISIS: Not Just in The Middle East

ISIS: Not Just in The Middle East

Leah Doyle and Lauren Biggerstaff
April 23, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Uncategorized

Just this week six Americans, who were accused ISIS supporters, tried to leave to join the terrorist group in Syria. According to CNN, the group of 19-21 year olds attempted to flee the country in pursuit of joining the organization. The arrested Americans all lived in Minnesota, just a hop and a skip...

Waukee’s Second Annual Hunger Banquet

Waukee’s Second Annual Hunger Banquet

Vivian Le, Reporter
April 22, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The second annual Hunger Banquet, on April 22nd,  anticipates a larger number of student participants for the banquet this year than ever before. The organizers of the event, Voices for Hope, host the banquet, aiming to raise awareness about uneven wealth distribution around the world.   Participating students w...

Dysfunctional planes

Dysfunctional planes

Makenzie Lisle, Reporter
April 16, 2015
Filed under Beyond The Kee

Lately most are concerned for safety on planes with all the complications and errors planes have been experiencing lately whether it causes severe injuries or just that an employee falls asleep in the wrong spot at the wrong time. Unfortunately most travelers that want to go out of the country need a...

Deadline for Iowa’s School Budgets; Still No Agreement

Deadline for Iowa’s School Budgets; Still No Agreement

Dillon Waskow, Reporter
April 14, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

A not-so-recent debate in Iowa will (hopefully) come to an end tomorrow, as it is the deadline for the future budgets of Iowa’s schools. While this was supposed to be solved 14 months ago, the legislature has failed to come to a final decision. Even now, it’s still up in the air. The Republican Party,...

Defense or Discrimination

Defense or Discrimination

Lauren Biggerstaff, Reporter
April 14, 2015
Filed under Beyond The Kee

The United States has a rich history of freedom fighting, activists and protests against rights other countries don’t have the luxury of experiencing. It’s something America is extremely proud of, even declaring itself the Land of the Free. As nice as that sounds, it’s only a matter of time...

Dowling Students Stand Up for Former Substitute Teacher’s Rights

Dowling Students Stand Up for Former Substitute Teacher’s Rights

Vivian Le, Reporter
April 8, 2015
Filed under Beyond The Kee, NEWS, Showcase

A sea of maroon, white, and black colored hoodies and polos flooded the lawn of Dowling Catholic High School this afternoon as students walked out in protest due to the recent termination of substitute teacher Tyler McCubbin. Frequently filling in for absent teachers, McCubbin applied for the position...

ACE’d It

ACE’d It

Anna Rhodes, Reporter
March 25, 2015
Filed under NEWS, PHOTOS, Showcase

Waukee engineering prospects completed the 2015 ACE Mentor Program by creating solutions to engineering and design problems for Water Works Park Welcome Center and Pavilion. Matt Mitchell, Mackensie Schuster, Shauna Erickson, Keaton Johnson, Lachlan Adamson, Tristen Salcido, Ryan Malliard presented their...

Tunis Bardo Museum Attack

Tunis Bardo Museum Attack

Leah Doyle, Reporter
March 19, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Showcase

An attack Wednesday night at the Tunis Bardo museum injured over 40 people and took the lives of 23, including 20 tourists and two gun-men. Some of the victims hid from the assailants overnight, in case the shooting continued onto the next day. Nine people were arrested as suspects to the crime. According...

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