MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — A Marshalltown public works employee has been charged in federal court with transportation of child pornography.
The Marshalltown ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode.
With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks. ...
Arrest made in hit-and-run death of Des Moines man
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Des Moines say they’ve arrested a suspect in the death of a man at a homeless camp on the city’s north side.
Police said in a news release Friday that 21-year-old Donterius Jamar Bomar, of Des Moines, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of ...
Des Moines spends $10.5M to buy 78 flood-damaged homes
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines has spent about $10.5 million to buy 78 homes damaged by June’s flash flooding, and officials hope the move will prevent future flooding issues.
Most of the residences are situated along Fourmile Creek in northeast Des Moines, the area hardest hit,
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with homicide for driving drunk into oncoming traffic on Interstate 80 in Des Moines and colliding with another vehicle.
Polk County court records say 39-year-old Zlatan Vukasinovic, of Des Moines, is charged with two counts of ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Des Moines are investigating the death of a man at a homeless camp on the city’s north side.
Police say in a news release that officers responded to the camp Thursday morning for a report of a dead person and found the body of 69-year-old Charles Michael ...
Authorities say robbery suspect died when stolen van crashed
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a fatal crash on the west side of Fort Dodge ended the chase of a van stolen in Des Moines.
The van owner told Des Moines officers that he was uninjured when a man with a gun stole his van around 3:30 a.m. Thursday. A Story City officer spotted the ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Appeals Court has overturned the second murder conviction of a man who’s spent more than 10 years in prison.
Juries have twice found Kenneth Heard guilty of murder for fatally shooting of 26-year-old Joshua Hutchinson in December 2007.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say two occupants were hospitalized after a fire at their Des Moines home.
Firetrucks were dispatched around 10 p.m. Wednesday, and firefighters found the two outside the home when they arrived. Their names haven’t been released.
The front of the ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer said Wednesday that he will not run for the White House in 2020 and will instead focus on calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.
Steyer, who has spent $50 million on his Need to Impeach campaign and ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down an Iowa law that made it illegal to get a job at a livestock farm to conduct an animal cruelty undercover investigation, finding the law violated the constitutional right to free speech.
U.S. District Court Judge James ...
Judge frees Palestinian man from 2-year immigration hold
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Palestinian man who was jailed in Iowa for two years while immigration authorities tried to secure permission to deport him has been released after a federal judge ruled he had been held for too long without a reasonable expectation of being repatriated ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plea hearing has been scheduled Friday for two men charged with first-degree murder following the death of a Des Moines resident who was severely beaten in 2013.
Polk County District Court records ...
PELLA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a kayaker died after being pulled from the Des Moines River in south-central Iowa.
He was one of two kayakers who’d capsized late Saturday morning near Red Rock Dam, southwest of Pella.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Timothy ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is introducing herself to influential Iowa Democrats by telling her personal story of economic opportunity, trying to lay claim in the emerging 2020 presidential field as a champion for a middle class she says is withering under ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a second man has died nearly three days after a collision on Interstate 80 in Des Moines.
The Iowa State Patrol says 22-year-old Austin Gainuss died Tuesday. He was a Des Moines resident.
The patrol says the collision occurred about 10 p.m. ...
Des Moines moviegoers say goodbye to single-screen theater
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines’ last single-screen movie theater, which fans said was known for playing movies “that make you think,” has closed after 80 years.
The Varsity Theater was packed during its final screening on Sunday, more than eight decades after the theater opened on ...
Des Moines man arrested in deaths of his mother and uncle
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police have charged a Des Moines man with murder in the deaths of his mother and uncle.
Detectives on Friday night charged 30-year-old Joshua Lee Adams with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his mother, 49-year-old Tracy Linn Adams, and his uncle, ...
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Clinton County officials are reporting a 911 outage affecting cellphone callers.
Clinton County Communications said Friday morning that cellphone calls to 911 around the state are being routed to the Iowa State Patrol office in Des Moines. The problem apparently isn’t ...
In Iowa, Democrats see 2020 as head vs. heart moment
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The romance of Barack Obama’s surprise victory in Iowa hangs like a championship banner in the minds of Democrats in the state more than a decade after they set him on the road to being the nation’s first African- American president.
But as they begin to think about ...
Instead of ticket, Iowa woman gets Christmas shopping spree
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Instead of giving her a ticket, two Iowa sheriff’s deputies treated a woman to a Christmas shopping spree after pulling her over.
Jasper County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputies Rod Eilander and Nathan Popenhagen pulled the woman over for not having license plates on her ...
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines suburb is renting out the light color display on the city water tower.
Des Moines man dies after crashing car reported stolen
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police say a man driving a stolen car has died after crashing on the city’s southside.
Police say an officer tried to stop a stolen car at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday but the vehicle sped away. The officers lost sight of the car but a short time later police ...
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Traffic jams on Adventureland Drive have improved since Altoona replaced a four-way stop at 34th Street with a roundabout earlier this month.
“It’s far quicker leaving and getting home at night,” said Kevin Hecker, a parts manager at Peterbilt of Des Moines. “Not ...
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DENISON, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa town has hired a Des Moines law firm for an investigation related to three top city employees who were put on administrative leave.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Nate Boulton, who quit the Democratic race for Iowa governor over allegations of sexual misconduct, survived an ethics complaint Thursday that alleged he inappropriately touched a woman at a bar a year before he was elected.
The Iowa Senate Committee on Ethics ...
Man told to repay Texas and Iowa clients he fleeced
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A suburban Des Moines man convicted of fleecing clients in Iowa and Texas has been imprisoned and ordered to pay restitution of nearly $935,000.
Prosecutors say 60-year-old Roger Goodwin was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Des Moines to 97 months. A jury ...
Senate ethics committee dismisses complaint against Boulton
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A legislative panel has dismissed an ethics complaint against Sen. Nate Boulton that alleged he inappropriately touched a woman at a bar a year before he was elected.
The Iowa Senate Committee on Ethics says its jurisdiction is limited to legislators’ actions while ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the slaying of a Des Moines man.
Sgt. Paul Parizek (puh-REE’-zihk) said in a news release Thursday that officers sent Wednesday afternoon to check on a resident found the body of 50-year-old Albert Barron III. He’d been ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines massage therapy businesses will need to obtain a license or close under a new city ordinance designed to fight prostitution and human trafficking.
The City Council on Monday unanimously approved the measure, following other Iowa cities that have taken ...
City council approves catch-and-release for wild cats
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Des Moines City Council found a new approach to contain the city’s beloved community cats and address health concerns.
The “trap, neuter, return” ordinance — in effect on March 1, 2019 — aims to help manage cat populations more humanely, the
Des Moines adopts new effort to round up feral cats
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Des Moines City Council has approved a new effort to round up feral cats and then spay or neuter the animals before releasing them back into the city.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is taking legal action to enforce a $14,700 judgment against a business owner accused of using racial slurs to belittle black employees, court records show.
Bruce Smith, of West Des Moines, and his company, AAA Allied Building ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A long-awaited $15.6 million railroad facility is set to be built soon in Des Moines and will aid central Iowa’s economy, according to local officials.
The facility, also known as a railport, will enable materials to be transferred from semitrailers to trains, which ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Des Moines says it’s been cyberscammed out of nearly $46,000.
The diocese says in a news release that a person or a group impersonating a diocese employee requested on Dec. 13 that the money be transferred. The diocese says it expects ...
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With an ugly defeat staring them in the face, the Cyclones finally found their defense and put away pesky Drake.
Michael Jacobson scored 22 points, Marial Shayok had 16 of his 18 in the second half and Iowa State rallied to beat Drake 77-68 on Saturday for its sixth ...
Rescue crews pull body from Des Moines River late Saturday
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Des Moines say rescue crews have pulled the body of a man from the Des Moines River.
Television station KCCI reports that the man’s body was ...
Des Moines man sentenced to 40 years for child porn
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Des Moines man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for child pornography convictions.
Prosecutors say 33-year-ol Raymond Wayne Eugene Hall was sentenced last week in Des Moines’ federal court. He had pleaded guilty in June to ...
Students at Iowa college drop union organizing effort
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Students at an Iowa college said Friday they want to drop their effort to expand a union representing student workers because they fear a federal board appointed by President Donald Trump would reject their request and set back unions at colleges across the ...
Des Moines to vote on local sales tax increase in March
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines voters will have to decide again in March whether to raise the local sales tax by a penny.
Iowa judge selection panel to choose Supreme Court nominee
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa court officials say current members of a state commission that recommends appointees for the Iowa Supreme Court to the governor can remain until July.
That means three members of the commission will not have to leave on Jan. 1 as a Republican attorney had ...
Urbandale police: Man died after accidentally shooting self
URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Police in a suburban Des Moines city say the shooting death of a man inside a home was accidental.
Urbandale police say the shooting happened late Sunday night when 20-year-old Anthony Taylor accidentally shot himself inside a friend’s home. Police believe Taylor was ...
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Woman gets 2 years of probation for infant son’s death
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines woman whose infant son died after she gave him large amounts of an allergy medication has been given two years of probation.
Polk County court records say 34-year-old Latyia Johnson pleaded guilty last week to misdemeanor child endangerment. The judge ...
Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa lawmaker challenged on Monday the accusations of a woman who filed an ethics complaint alleging he touched her inappropriately in bars a year before he became a senator, saying parts of her story “do not ring true.”
The woman, Des Moines attorney Sharon ...
Iowa doulas partner with pregnant teens for birthing support
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Victoria Dicks was an 18-year-old recent high school graduate when she discovered she was pregnant.
It wasn’t something she’d planned, but she knew she wanted to keep her baby.
On the advice of her sister, she contacted the Young Women’s Resource Center, which ...