Emancipation by identity theft

A colleague had his identity stolen. The thief ran up a $500 bill on one of his department store credit cards. He reported the charge. The bank fixed it. I might do things differently. My credit is so bad, if someone stole my identity, my credit score would go up. I pity the thief. I’veContinue reading “Emancipation by identity theft”

After the Capitol siege, I’ll believe anything

From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, friendly neighborhood paragraph stacker, Des Moines, Iowa. So, this is 2021. One week of 52 in the books. Do you really feel better off than you did eight days ago?So far, 2021 feels like a tray of relishes and finger sandwiches left out in the office for aContinue reading “After the Capitol siege, I’ll believe anything”

HOT SHEET: Help Drake student severely injured in crash

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 From the desk of Daniel P. Finney, sergeant of the watch, Drake Neighborhood Station, Des Moines, Iowa. ITEM ONE: Drake University student Morgan Carroll suffered severe injuries in a collision between her car and a semi on Monday evening. The crash occurred on Interstate 80/35 west/southbound lanes between Hickman Road andContinue reading “HOT SHEET: Help Drake student severely injured in crash”