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Chris King, 40, was arrested after a lengthy investigation into him having illegal sexual contact with several teenage girls. King served on the Burlington City Council from 2002-2005.

According to the Burlington Police Department, "On Feb. 7, Burlington detectives were notified by multiple concerned parents that their daughters had been sexually abused."

An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal shooting early Wednesday morning in Burlington. 

The Burlington Police Department announced late Wednesday evening that Maurice Green, 43, of Burlington was taken into custody in Galesburg and charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of Matthew Banks, 28, also of Burlington.

Burlington Police Officer Jesse Hill will not face criminal charges after fatally shooting a woman on Jan. 6, 2015.  Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers made the announcement Friday afternoon after a roughly two-week review of evidence related to the shooting.

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A dog connected to an officer-involved shooting in Burlington will be returned to its owner. This comes after the city's Animal Hearing Board voted unanimously that Sammy, a 7-year-old German Shepard/Collie mix was not vicious.

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The Burlington Police Department has released the identity of a man who was fatally shot Monday afternoon.

Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers expects to decide within the next 30 days whether to file charges in connection with a fatal shooting by a Burlington police officer.

The Burlington Police Department identified the body found in a wooded area near a local grocery store three weeks ago.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) needs a little more information before it can release the results of its investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting in Burlington this month.

An anonymous donation to the Burlington Police Department could lead to more officers on the streets.

The Burlington Police Department won't release further information about the recent investigation into an officer who has now resigned from the department.

The Burlington Police Department placed Officer Dale Wyatt on paid administrative leave on Monday, Nov. 17, following an altercation with a citizen this month.

One man is dead and another is behind bars following a shooting in Burlington.

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The Burlington City Council has voted down a proposal that would have required the use of carrying cases to transport realistic-looking guns in public.

The head of the Burlington Police Department believes there is a misconception among residents about crime and public safety.

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Burlington wants to make sure there is no confusion when police are called to potentially deadly situations.

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