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Man charged with murder in southwest Iowa shooting - Des Moines Register

Man charged with murder in southwest Iowa shooting  Des Moines Register

Authorities have arrested a man accused of a fatal shooting in southwest Iowa.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:05 pm


Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand campaigns with drag queens at Des Moines oldest LGBT bar - GOPUSA

Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand campaigns with drag queens at Des Moines oldest LGBT bar  GOPUSA

Kirsten Gillibrand wants to be president, but for one night, she was hanging with queens. The New York senator and Democratic hopeful stopped by a gay bar in ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:43 am


Des Moines Man Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Woman at Metro QuikTrip - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Man Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Woman at Metro QuikTrip  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Des Moines man will spend up to 30 years in prison and the rest of his life on the sex offender registry. A jury found 25-year-old Gerald ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:51 am


Photos: 2019 Drake Beautiful Bulldog is crowned - DesMoinesRegister.com

Photos: 2019 Drake Beautiful Bulldog is crowned  DesMoinesRegister.com

Beau, of Urbandale, is crowned the 40th Beautiful Bulldog during Drake University's annual contest marking the start of Drake Relays week on Monday, April 22, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:22 am


50 gallons of diesel spilled near Iowa Falls reach Iowa River - Des Moines Register

50 gallons of diesel spilled near Iowa Falls reach Iowa River  Des Moines Register

Almost 50 gallons of spilled diesel fuel are being cleaned up from the Iowa River, Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials said Monday. The fuel spill ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:22 am


Des Moines bans idling in median at 200 city intersections - KCCI Des Moines

Des Moines bans idling in median at 200 city intersections  KCCI Des Moines

Des Moines city leaders voted unanimously Monday to put the brakes on panhandling at nearly 200 intersections after the city dropped its longstanding ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:42 am


Latest Iowa Lottery winner carried winning numbers in purse for years - Des Moines Register

Latest Iowa Lottery winner carried winning numbers in purse for years  Des Moines Register

A Sioux City woman was awarded $1 million after she played Mega Millions for the first time, and won, Iowa Lottery announced Monday.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:02 am


Iowa lawmakers approve sports betting and fantasy sports sites; bill heads to Reynolds - Des Moines Register

Iowa lawmakers approve sports betting and fantasy sports sites; bill heads to Reynolds  Des Moines Register

Iowans now must wait for the governor to sign the bill into law before they can start betting on sports league games at casinos and online.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:01 am


Sen. Joni Ernst says Mueller testimony may not be necessary, CNN reports - Des Moines Register

Sen. Joni Ernst says Mueller testimony may not be necessary, CNN reports  Des Moines Register

Sen. Joni Ernst, a Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she believes testimony by Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not be ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:46 am


Northeast Iowa woman gets life term in death of infant daughter - Des Moines Register

Northeast Iowa woman gets life term in death of infant daughter  Des Moines Register

WEST UNION, Ia. — A northeast Iowa woman has entered a plea in the 2018 death of her infant daughter and will spend the rest of her life in prison.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:15 am


Des Moines Water Works Launches ‘Revolutionary’ Nitrate Removal Station - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Water Works Launches ‘Revolutionary’ Nitrate Removal Station  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Monday is Earth Day, and to celebrate, Des Moines Water Works made some history. The facility along the Raccoon River now has what ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:44 pm


Cameron Lard enters NBA draft - Des Moines Register

Cameron Lard enters NBA draft  Des Moines Register

Cameron Lard left Iowa State in March but announced Monday he plans to enter the NBA draft.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:29 pm


Arcade games, pinball and adult slushies are coming to a new Ankeny barcade - Des Moines Register

Arcade games, pinball and adult slushies are coming to a new Ankeny barcade  Des Moines Register

The Operating Room is expanding into Ankeny and its bringing new games along with it.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:26 pm


West Des Moines Gearing Up for Road Construction, Resident Concerned - WHO TV Des Moines

West Des Moines Gearing Up for Road Construction, Resident Concerned  WHO TV Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The City of West Des Moines is gearing up for several major road construction projects including Booneville Road from 88th Street ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:14 pm


How two generals from Iowa and Kosovo shot cupid's arrow in Norwalk - Des Moines Register

How two generals from Iowa and Kosovo shot cupid's arrow in Norwalk  Des Moines Register

Retired Kosovo Consul General Zhavit Gashi and Iowa National Guard Major General Timothy Orr unite two Iowans with the Kosovo bug.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:30 pm


'No reason we can't have more people here': Iowa has just 4 lawmakers of color at Capitol - Des Moines Register

'No reason we can't have more people here': Iowa has just 4 lawmakers of color at Capitol  Des Moines Register

There are just four lawmakers of color at the Iowa Capitol. They want their predominately white colleagues to consider how bills could impact minorities.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:27 pm


Dine at 19 restaurants across the west side during Eat Week in West Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Dine at 19 restaurants across the west side during Eat Week in West Des Moines  Des Moines Register

19 restaurants in West Des Moines will participate during Eat Week, a restaurant showcase featuring a wide range of dining choices and cuisines.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:47 pm


LandJet's Luxury Mobile Office Vehicles Expand to Des Moines - PRNewswire

LandJet's Luxury Mobile Office Vehicles Expand to Des Moines  PRNewswire

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LandJet, LLC (LandJet) executive mobile office services just opened a new location in the Des Moines area ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:12 pm


'School of Rock' comes to Civic Center April 30-May 5 - Des Moines Register

'School of Rock' comes to Civic Center April 30-May 5  Des Moines Register

Singer Gabriella Uhl can't wait for the "School of Rock" touring production to hit the Civic Center stage. She's two years into her role as Sophie, and ready to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:33 pm


Storylines to watch at the 2019 Drake Relays - Des Moines Register

Storylines to watch at the 2019 Drake Relays  Des Moines Register

The Blue Oval will be again the center of the track and field world this week, as the Drake Relays are here for the 110th time. Events run from April 24-27 at ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:06 pm


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand trades dress with Des Moines drag queen before show - Des Moines Register

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand trades dress with Des Moines drag queen before show  Des Moines Register

The New York Democrat running for president helped Des Moines drag queen Vana slay in a new dress Friday night.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:16 pm


After OK'ing panhandling, Des Moines bans standing in medians of some 200 intersections - Des Moines Register

After OK'ing panhandling, Des Moines bans standing in medians of some 200 intersections  Des Moines Register

The Des Moines City Council decided Monday to ban standing in the medians at about 200 intersections in the capital city. The panel's vote came six months ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:11 pm


Boyz II Men is coming to the Des Moines Civic Center - Des Moines Register

Boyz II Men is coming to the Des Moines Civic Center  Des Moines Register

The popular boy band is coming to town in October.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:10 pm


Round 2: ACLU of Iowa says state's new ag-gag law violates free speech protections - Des Moines Register

Round 2: ACLU of Iowa says state's new ag-gag law violates free speech protections  Des Moines Register

"The Ag Gag 2.0 law aims to silence critics of worker rights abuses, animal cruelty, unsafe food safety practices, and environmental hazards in agricultural ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:54 pm


Stand-up comedian Bert Kreischer bringing Body Shots World Tour to Des Moines Civic Center - Des Moines Register

Stand-up comedian Bert Kreischer bringing Body Shots World Tour to Des Moines Civic Center  Des Moines Register

Known for performing his comedy shirtless, Kreischer has released the comedy specials "Secret Time," "The Machine" and "Comfortably Dumb."

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:44 pm


Police: Convicted sex offender broke into West Des Moines apartment, sexually abused woman - Des Moines Register

Police: Convicted sex offender broke into West Des Moines apartment, sexually abused woman  Des Moines Register

A convicted sex offender who authorities say has failed to update the registry on multiple occasions was charged Saturday with breaking into an apartment and ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:09 pm


A new sushi restaurant is moving into the former space of Goldfinch on Court Avenue - Des Moines Register

A new sushi restaurant is moving into the former space of Goldfinch on Court Avenue  Des Moines Register

This restaurant coming to Court Avenue in Des Moines is known for its sushi, of course, and its modern Japanese atmosphere with luminous blue accents.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:01 pm


The Des Moines Report: Iowa Wild dominate, take early series lead against Milwaukee Admirals - Hockey Wilderness

The Des Moines Report: Iowa Wild dominate, take early series lead against Milwaukee Admirals  Hockey Wilderness

For the first time in franchise history, the Iowa Wild have made the Calder Cup Playoffs. Their series with Milwaukee finally got underway Sunday afternoon in ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:00 pm


Comedian Brian Regan bringing stand-up act to Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Comedian Brian Regan bringing stand-up act to Des Moines  Des Moines Register

Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday at the Hoyt Sherman Place Box Office and online.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:22 pm


‘He had dreams and aspirations': Des Moines family remembers March shooting victim, as police announce arrest - Des Moines Register

‘He had dreams and aspirations': Des Moines family remembers March shooting victim, as police announce arrest  Des Moines Register

Darryn Boles-Brooks recently got a new job, a new car and was going to be the best man in a friend's wedding. In March, he was shot dead.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:42 pm


BWW Review: TREASURE ISLAND at Des Moines Young Artist Theatre: No Longer Just an Adventure for Boys - Broadway World

BWW Review: TREASURE ISLAND at Des Moines Young Artist Theatre: No Longer Just an Adventure for Boys  Broadway World

One of the things I love about theatre is how it asks us to look at societal norms and challenge them. One of the ways theatre does that is by the people we see ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:36 pm


Ankeny to Des Moines Route Closing Monday until Late Fall - WHO TV Des Moines

Ankeny to Des Moines Route Closing Monday until Late Fall  WHO TV Des Moines

POLK COUNTY, Iowa – A major project ten years in the making begins Monday morning near Saylor Township and Ankeny. Iowa DOT is demolishing the bridge ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:38 pm


News & Notes For Tonight's WWE RAW From Des Moines - 24Wrestling

News & Notes For Tonight's WWE RAW From Des Moines  24Wrestling

Tonight's WWE RAW will take place from the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa with fallout from last week's Superstar Shakeup roster changes.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:16 am


Academic All-State 2019: Regional standouts from Southeast Iowa - Des Moines Register

Academic All-State 2019: Regional standouts from Southeast Iowa  Des Moines Register

We profiled some of Iowa's best and brightest before they head out form high school.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 11:25 am


Academic All-State 2019: Regional standouts from Central Iowa - Des Moines Register

Academic All-State 2019: Regional standouts from Central Iowa  Des Moines Register

We profiled some of Iowa's best and brightest before they head out form high school.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 11:25 am


Academic All-State 2019: Regional standouts from Northwest Iowa - Des Moines Register

Academic All-State 2019: Regional standouts from Northwest Iowa  Des Moines Register

We profiled some of Iowa's best and brightest before they head out form high school.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 11:25 am


Police: Des Moines man threatened to crash into gas station, 'kill everybody,' in call to 911 - Des Moines Register

Police: Des Moines man threatened to crash into gas station, 'kill everybody,' in call to 911  Des Moines Register

A Des Moines man threatened to kill multiple people inside a gas station, including his girlfriend, during a call to 911 on Saturday morning, according to court ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:42 pm


Iowa Cubs pitcher Trevor Clifton finds peace, quiet and affordability in his tiny house - Des Moines Register

Iowa Cubs pitcher Trevor Clifton finds peace, quiet and affordability in his tiny house  Des Moines Register

Iowa Cubs pitcher Trevor Clifton wanted to save some money this season when it came to housing. So he made a tiny house with the help of his dad.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:06 pm


WATCH: Des Moines rhino calf enjoys bath for the first time - kwwl.com

WATCH: Des Moines rhino calf enjoys bath for the first time  kwwl.com

It's bath time for one adorable baby! Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines shared fun video on their Facebook Page.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:53 pm


'She's ripped': Presidential candidate Gillibrand arm-wrestles young Democrat on campaign trail - Des Moines Register

'She's ripped': Presidential candidate Gillibrand arm-wrestles young Democrat on campaign trail  Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Area Community College student leveled the challenge earlier in week on Twitter.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:16 am


No work done after vandal damages pagoda at Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens in Des Moines - KCCI Des Moines

No work done after vandal damages pagoda at Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens in Des Moines  KCCI Des Moines

It's been more than two years since a vandal damaged the riverside pagoda in the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens in downtown Des Moines, but no work has ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:20 pm


So you want to be a landlord? Sure, you've got rights under Iowa law. So do tenants. - Des Moines Register

So you want to be a landlord? Sure, you've got rights under Iowa law. So do tenants.  Des Moines Register

An Urbandale landlord questions why it's so difficult to evict tenants. But her renter has sued, alleging violation of tenant rights.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:51 pm


Des Moines set to deny liquor license for East Village bar - Des Moines Register

Des Moines set to deny liquor license for East Village bar  Des Moines Register

Des Moines leaders in two weeks will consider a motion to deny the liquor license application for an East Village bar that was the site of two shootings in ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:07 pm


Des Moines is falling behind in youth soccer facilities ‘arms race’ - Des Moines Register

Des Moines is falling behind in youth soccer facilities ‘arms race’  Des Moines Register

Des Moines could generate millions of dollars from out-of-state visitors by expanding the James W. Cownie Soccer Park to attract the Midwest's biggest youth ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:27 pm


View All Photos Worshipers carry the cross through downtown Des Moines 2 days ago - DesMoinesRegister.com

View All Photos Worshipers carry the cross through downtown Des Moines 2 days ago  DesMoinesRegister.com

Worshipers take part in the downtown way of the cross procession as it moves though Des Moines.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:50 pm


West Des Moines dentist accused of sexually harassing patients agrees to pay $1,000 fine - Des Moines Register

West Des Moines dentist accused of sexually harassing patients agrees to pay $1,000 fine  Des Moines Register

Dentist Phelan Thomas denied wrongdoing, but agreed to settle the case by paying a fine and serving professional probation.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:42 pm


Police: Johnston teen was stomped, shot in drug deal turned robbery - Des Moines Register

Police: Johnston teen was stomped, shot in drug deal turned robbery  Des Moines Register

A 19-year-old central Iowa man was shot, dragged out of a car and robbed after attempting to buy drugs, court records show. The Johnston man met Tyron Cratty ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:01 pm


Iowa bartenders will battle at Smash Park for the title of top mixologist - Des Moines Register

Iowa bartenders will battle at Smash Park for the title of top mixologist  Des Moines Register

Bartenders from across the state will come together at Smash Park to battle and find out who has what it takes to be named the best in Iowa.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:56 pm


Money magazine names Des Moines fourth-best city in America for eating out affordably - Des Moines Register

Money magazine names Des Moines fourth-best city in America for eating out affordably  Des Moines Register

Money magazine named Des Moines one of the best cities in America for catching a meal out on a budget.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:17 pm


Des Moines Chosen As Potential Ironman Host City - KDSM

Des Moines Chosen As Potential Ironman Host City  KDSM

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Few things compare to hearing your name as you cross an Ironman finish line, except perhaps, hosting an Ironman race. "This is huge," ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:12 pm


Ironman competition could be coming to Des Moines in 2020 - KCCI Des Moines

Ironman competition could be coming to Des Moines in 2020  KCCI Des Moines

Des Moines has been announced as a finalist to host a new Ironman triathlon in 2020, which could rake in millions of dollars for the area. The route -- which ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:27 am


17-year-old Des Moines resident pleads not guilty in Sakira Bonner's shooting death - KCCI Des Moines

17-year-old Des Moines resident pleads not guilty in Sakira Bonner's shooting death  KCCI Des Moines

A 17-year-old has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of a woman whose body was dumped in the middle of a West Des Moines road.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:13 am


Republican lawmakers may restrict Democrat Iowa AG Tom Miller's power to join lawsuits against Trump - Des Moines Register

Republican lawmakers may restrict Democrat Iowa AG Tom Miller's power to join lawsuits against Trump  Des Moines Register

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is fighting a last-minute effort by some Republican lawmakers to restrict his powers to participate in out-of-state lawsuits.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:52 pm


This is Iowa's fastest growing county. And it's among the fastest growing in the country too. - Des Moines Register

This is Iowa's fastest growing county. And it's among the fastest growing in the country too.  Des Moines Register

Dallas County remains the fastest growing county in Iowa, according to population estimates from U.S. Census Bureau. And it also ranks among the nation's ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:05 pm


Man vs. beast: The toughest sport on dirt returns to Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Man vs. beast: The toughest sport on dirt returns to Des Moines  Des Moines Register

Thirty-five bull riders will make their way to Wells Fargo Arena for some thrilling bull riding action on Saturday night.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:19 pm


2 Des Moines schools evacuated Thursday because of odor coming from science classroom, officials say - Des Moines Register

2 Des Moines schools evacuated Thursday because of odor coming from science classroom, officials say  Des Moines Register

Two Des Moines schools were evacuated late Thursday morning because of an odor, school officials said.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:08 pm


St. Kilda has three new and unique restaurants in the works right now in Des Moines - Des Moines Register

St. Kilda has three new and unique restaurants in the works right now in Des Moines  Des Moines Register

Here's a peek at the three new restaurants from the team of St. Kilda Cafe & Bakery that will open in the months ahead in the Des Moines metro.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:05 pm


Ballet Des Moines Takes You Under the Sea for Their Season Finale - WHO TV Des Moines

Ballet Des Moines Takes You Under the Sea for Their Season Finale  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ballet Des Moines has their final show of the season this Saturday. It's called The Princess Mermaid Ballet and it is similar to Disney's The ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 3:57 pm


Man stabbed Monday dies in Des Moines' 5th homicide in 2019 - Des Moines Register

Man stabbed Monday dies in Des Moines' 5th homicide in 2019  Des Moines Register

The man had been hospitalized since being stabbed Monday, but has died of his injuries.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:42 am


'Bill was interested in making a difference': Stowe, water works CEO, honored at funeral Wednesday - Des Moines Register

'Bill was interested in making a difference': Stowe, water works CEO, honored at funeral Wednesday  Des Moines Register

Bill Stowe was remembered Wednesday for the legacy he wanted to bestow on the world: His work. His work fighting for clean water in Iowa. His work honoring ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:35 pm


Jury convicts man who fatally stabbed brother in Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Jury convicts man who fatally stabbed brother in Des Moines  Des Moines Register

A jury has convicted a man of fatally stabbing his brother in Des Moines.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:38 pm


Before, Pete Buttigieg drew polite interest from Iowans. Now, he has masses of fans. - Des Moines Register

Before, Pete Buttigieg drew polite interest from Iowans. Now, he has masses of fans.  Des Moines Register

Pete Buttigieg looked out into the Iowa crowd, stretching several rows deep. “What a meet-and-greet,” he said to laughter from the Des Moines audience of more ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:50 am


Friend Remembers Donzell Martin, the Latest Des Moines Homicide Victim - WHO TV Des Moines

Friend Remembers Donzell Martin, the Latest Des Moines Homicide Victim  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Des Moines man accused of killing a 17-year-old made his first court appearance Tuesday. Javell Williams, 28, is charged with ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 2:16 am


Des Moines University's move creates rare opportunity for Iowa's capital city - Des Moines Register

Des Moines University's move creates rare opportunity for Iowa's capital city  Des Moines Register

Des Moines University's planned move to the suburbs creates a rare opportunity for Iowa's capital city: a large piece of developable, taxable land. Just what may ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 11:29 pm


'First relatively widespread weather threat' to blow through central, southern Iowa on Wednesday - Des Moines Register

'First relatively widespread weather threat' to blow through central, southern Iowa on Wednesday  Des Moines Register

Central, southern and southeast Iowa can expect a wet Wednesday as a strong thunderstorm rolls through the bottom half of the state.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 11:17 pm


'Pick a Bale of Cotton' dropped from Iowa school concert after criticism - Des Moines Register

'Pick a Bale of Cotton' dropped from Iowa school concert after criticism  Des Moines Register

A West Des Moines junior high school dropped the song "Pick a Bale of Cotton" after a parent complained that the song's lyrics are racist. Students at Indian Hills ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 10:02 pm


Des Moines Man Found Guilty of Murdering his Girlfriend - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Man Found Guilty of Murdering his Girlfriend  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Des Moines man will spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering his girlfriend. Nineteen-year-old Katelynn Gould was beaten to ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 8:55 pm


Enjoy food and drink specials inspired by 'Game of Thrones' at these Des Moines eateries - Des Moines Register

Enjoy food and drink specials inspired by 'Game of Thrones' at these Des Moines eateries  Des Moines Register

Here are places you can go in the Des Moines metro featuring food and drink specials inspired by the hit book and TV series.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


QuikTrip closing Des Moines store; 4 more metro locations being sold - Des Moines Register

QuikTrip closing Des Moines store; 4 more metro locations being sold  Des Moines Register

QuikTrip, a popular convenience store chain, is saying goodbye to five of its Des Moines metro locations.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 6:43 pm


WATCH: Surveillance video shows dozens of shots being fired as vehicles zoom off in Des Moines - Des Moines Register

WATCH: Surveillance video shows dozens of shots being fired as vehicles zoom off in Des Moines  Des Moines Register

Des Moines police have seen the footage but have not released where the shooting started or if anyone was injured because the investigation is ongoing.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 12:47 am


Police arrest Des Moines man in 17-year-old's shooting death - KCCI Des Moines

Police arrest Des Moines man in 17-year-old's shooting death  KCCI Des Moines

Police have arrested a Des Moines man in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year-old high school student, the city's fourth homicide so far this year.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 12:02 am


Outlets of Des Moines hosts 2nd annual Brews and Bites Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival - Des Moines Register

Outlets of Des Moines hosts 2nd annual Brews and Bites Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival  Des Moines Register

Over a dozen local food trucks will join area craft breweries to offer a wide range of food and beer at Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona on April 27.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:49 pm


Construction on major link between Ankeny and Des Moines could cause headaches for months - Des Moines Register

Construction on major link between Ankeny and Des Moines could cause headaches for months  Des Moines Register

Starting Monday, drivers who regularly use Second Street between Des Moines and Ankeny may want to find a new route.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 5:42 pm


Des Moines Police Investigating Homicide Sunday Night - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Police Investigating Homicide Sunday Night  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- One person is dead from a homicide Sunday night, according to Des Moines police. Around 8:39 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 4:00 am


Police: Des Moines man identified as motorcyclist killed in Ames crash; other driver may be cited - Des Moines Register

Police: Des Moines man identified as motorcyclist killed in Ames crash; other driver may be cited  Des Moines Register

Police in Ames have identified two men involved Sunday in a fatal crash between a car and a motorcycle. Kyle W. Crozier of Des Moines was the motorcyclist ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 1:55 am


Des Moines Airport Sees Record Passengers and Increased Sales at New Restaurants - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Airport Sees Record Passengers and Increased Sales at New Restaurants  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- In March the Des Moines International Airport had the highest number of passengers ever traveling through its terminal. Despite future ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 10:32 pm


Man charged with murder, robbery in killing of 17-year-old in Des Moines; more arrests expected - Des Moines Register

Man charged with murder, robbery in killing of 17-year-old in Des Moines; more arrests expected  Des Moines Register

A 17-year-old has been identified as the fourth homicide victim of 2019 in Des Moines.

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


'We're all lucky to have been able to know him': Bill Stowe, Water Works CEO, has died - Des Moines Register

'We're all lucky to have been able to know him': Bill Stowe, Water Works CEO, has died  Des Moines Register

Bill Stowe led Des Moines' water utility for seven years before pancreatic cancer forced him to retire in earlier this month.

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Man beheads 4 chickens, smashes 6 windows, steals chaps and overturns motorcycle in costly east Des Moines rampage, police say - Des Moines Register

Man beheads 4 chickens, smashes 6 windows, steals chaps and overturns motorcycle in costly east Des Moines rampage, police say  Des Moines Register

Four decapitated chickens, six smashed windows, an overturned Harley and one stolen pair of chaps later, a man who wreaked havoc on east Des Moines on ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 10:02 pm


Des Moines vegans, rejoice! 3rd annual VeganFest sprouts April 27 - Des Moines Register

Des Moines vegans, rejoice! 3rd annual VeganFest sprouts April 27  Des Moines Register

Kick off the Iowa growing season with this fun Des Moines foodie event featuring over 50 vendors of vegan food, gifts, services, books and more.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 3:44 pm


2 arrested early Saturday after male found in Johnston with gunshot wound - Des Moines Register

2 arrested early Saturday after male found in Johnston with gunshot wound  Des Moines Register

Two people have been arrested after a male was shot in the neck and left in a Johnston parking lot Friday, authorities said.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Using 'extreme caution,' pork leaders cancel Des Moines expo to prevent disease from U.S. entry - Des Moines Register

Using 'extreme caution,' pork leaders cancel Des Moines expo to prevent disease from U.S. entry  Des Moines Register

Using "extreme caution," a national pork board on Wednesday said it has canceled its annual June conference in Des Moines, wanting to prevent a highly ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to announce exclusive Hy-Vee partnership at event in Des Moines - Des Moines Register

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to announce exclusive Hy-Vee partnership at event in Des Moines  Des Moines Register

The West Des Moines-based grocer will announce an exclusive partnership with the NFL MVP at a character-focused event in Des Moines.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 4:57 pm


After high-speed chase, Des Moines woman charged with 15 crimes including felony gun possession - Des Moines Register

After high-speed chase, Des Moines woman charged with 15 crimes including felony gun possession  Des Moines Register

After being pulled over for driving the wrong direction on a one-way street early Sunday morning, a woman allegedly reversed her car rapidly toward an Iowa ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: Juveniles in stolen-car crash that left a teen with critical injuries were 15, 12 years old - Des Moines Register

Police: Juveniles in stolen-car crash that left a teen with critical injuries were 15, 12 years old  Des Moines Register

The SUV they were driving had been reported stolen, and when police attempted to stop it, the kids took off. A police spokesman said officers stopped their ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


West Des Moines police charge teen with murder following Friday homicide - Des Moines Register

West Des Moines police charge teen with murder following Friday homicide  Des Moines Register

A Des Moines teen has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery in the killing of Sakira Bonner.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Central Iowa man facing sexual abuse charge arrested after missing pretrial release meeting - Des Moines Register

Central Iowa man facing sexual abuse charge arrested after missing pretrial release meeting  Des Moines Register

The 33-year-old was seen, the complaint states, with his pants at his ankles, forcing the woman against the structure.

Published on 7 April 2019 | 7:00 am


'She wanted to really have an impact': West Des Moines homicide victim remembered by local rapper - Des Moines Register

'She wanted to really have an impact': West Des Moines homicide victim remembered by local rapper  Des Moines Register

Sakira Bonner wanted to personally thank the governor for visiting her Des Moines high school, so she got on Facebook. "We don't get this in Chicago, so I ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines' Gray's Lake Park to reopen this weekend - Des Moines Register

Des Moines' Gray's Lake Park to reopen this weekend  Des Moines Register

Des Moines' Gray's Lake Park will reopen this weekend after flooding left it closed for more than three weeks. The city's Parks and Recreation Department ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Police charge 2 men in connection to the stabbing of a Des Moines McDonald's employee - Des Moines Register

Police charge 2 men in connection to the stabbing of a Des Moines McDonald's employee  Des Moines Register

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection to the Tuesday night stabbingof a Des Moines McDonald's employee.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Diocese of Des Moines, following Sioux City's lead, names 9 priests accused of abusing minors - Des Moines Register

Diocese of Des Moines, following Sioux City's lead, names 9 priests accused of abusing minors  Des Moines Register

The Diocese of Des Moines on Thursday publicly named nine priests it said are credibly accused of sexually abusing minors while serving the diocese.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines police ask for public's help in finding 2 wanted as part of federal gang, drug sweep - Des Moines Register

Des Moines police ask for public's help in finding 2 wanted as part of federal gang, drug sweep  Des Moines Register

Des Moines police and the FBI want any information the public may have about two fugitives charged in last week's drug and gang sweep by federal law ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


The 41 bygone Des Moines restaurants diners miss the most - Des Moines Register

The 41 bygone Des Moines restaurants diners miss the most  Des Moines Register

After receiving more than 100 suggestions from readers, these 41 closed restaurants have been identified as the most iconic in Des Moines' rich culinary history.

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Reconstruction of Des Moines' Fleur Drive begins this week - Des Moines Register

Reconstruction of Des Moines' Fleur Drive begins this week  Des Moines Register

Starting Monday, weather permitting, crews will close the inside lanes in both directions to begin work on the median.

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this Des Moines taco tour - Des Moines Register

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this Des Moines taco tour  Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Taco Tour begins at La Michoacána Mexican Grocery in West Des Moines and then to several taco restaurants all over the city.

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


DART and Des Moines Police Work Together to Prevent Teen Fights at Downtown Hub - WHO TV Des Moines

DART and Des Moines Police Work Together to Prevent Teen Fights at Downtown Hub  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines Police and DART officials say they are going to reevaluate security around the downtown hub after another fight involving a ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines Valet Assaulted by Teens in Swarm Attack - WHO TV Des Moines

Des Moines Valet Assaulted by Teens in Swarm Attack  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA -- An Iowa man was trying to make a living as a downtown Des Moines valet when a group of teens made him fear for his life. "The valet for ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Des Moines' East Village is getting a new eatery and gourmet food market - Des Moines Register

Des Moines' East Village is getting a new eatery and gourmet food market  Des Moines Register

A gourmet food and wine shop with an in-house restaurant is expected to open by July 4 in Des Moines' East Village.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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