Former Vietnam Prisoners of War Share Their Stories on POW/ MIA Recognition Day
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 06:02 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa — There are more than 83,000 American soldiers still unaccounted for, which is one of the reasons POW/ MIA Recognition Day is so important. Thanks to new DNA technology, more troops are identified and returned home every year. Retired Naval Officer Larry Spencer said his al... .. read more..

Newton Bounced Back After Maytag Closed, But Now Needs More Skilled Workers
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:56 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

NEWTON, Iowa — “…when Maytag closed, our unemployment rate shot up to about 15 percent,” said Chaz Allen, Director of the Jasper County Economic Development Corporation. “We have a lot of our people that weren’t working, didn`t have jobs to go get, and that`s a... .. read more..

Susan Christensen sworn-in as Iowa Supreme Court justice
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:41 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

The newest member of the Iowa Supreme Court put on her late father’s official black robe this afternoon after she took the oath to serve as a justice on the state’s highest court. Susan Christensen of Harlan is the daughter of the late Jerry Larson who served longer on the court than ... .. read more..

"Coach 5-0" works to build positive relations with community
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:40 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Police in Oelwein hope to connect with local teens as part of a developing program that places one officer in a bit of a non-traditional role. .. read more..

Adult club loses liquor license after drugs, lap dances purchased with food s...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:38 PM courtesy of Top Stories

A bar in Dayton, Ohio, lost its liquor license after it closed for the night Thursday. .. read more..

Woman falls to her death taking selfies on hiking trail
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:36 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

A California woman slipped and fell to her death while taking selfies at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.                 .. read more..

Help wanted signs aplenty as unemployment rate plummets
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:36 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The state is seeing a shortage of skilled workers. .. read more..

Brightening Marshalltown, One Tree at a Time
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:35 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Amid the devastation caused by the Marshalltown tornado were the trees; uprooted, snapped, or damaged beyond hope of recovery. “You don’t think about them so much when you have them, but when they’re gone…no shade…the downtown looks naked now” said Lin... .. read more..

Susan Christensen Follows in Father’s Footsteps as She Joins Iowa Supreme Court
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:32 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  It was a historic day at the Iowa Judicial Building on Friday as Susan Christensen joined the state’s highest court, following in the footsteps of her father. Christensen was sworn in by Governor Kim Reynolds, becoming the third woman to ever serve on the Supreme ... .. read more..

Photos: Justice Susan Larson Christensen sworn in
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:16 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Susan Larson Christensen sworn in as Iowa's newest Supreme Court Justice.                 .. read more..

2 Iowa farmers sentenced to prison over bank loans
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:13 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Federal prosecutors in eastern Iowa have announced prison sentences for two farmers convicted in separate cases. .. read more..

Delaware County unveils latest in 911 technology
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 05:04 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

When you dial 911 you hope emergency responders can get there in no time, but until recently it was much more complicated than that. .. read more..

Iowa State's president vows to 'prepare our students for the new ec...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:54 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The installation ceremony, attended by Iowa dignitaries and others, provided Wendy Wintersteen an opportunity to share her vision for Iowa State University.                 .. read more..

Woman's body found in car submerged in pond, officials say
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:51 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Witnesses made a gruesome discovery Friday morning. .. read more..

Fugitive accused of threatening to shoot President Trump arrested in Ohio
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:48 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Pennsylvania warrants issued for Christy allege burglary, probation violation and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case. .. read more..

Venice tourists could be hit with $580 fine for sitting down
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:47 PM courtesy of Top Stories

People are actually already prohibited from sitting in tourist hot spots St. Mark's Square or the Rialto Bridge. .. read more..

'One mosquito caused all of this damage': 8-year-old re-learning how to walk ...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:45 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The girl's mother had to carry her to the hospital because she couldn't walk and could barely talk. .. read more..

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:39 PM courtesy of Top Stories

It was a fruitful morning for a pair of prison guards who uncovered some monkey business when they spotted $17.8 million of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas. .. read more..

Anticipated forgivable home improvement loan program launches in Cedar Rapids
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:27 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials this week celebrated the launch of a housing rehabilitation program that will provide homeowners up to $10,000 in forgivable loans to will transform older,... .. read more..

Iowa farmers tighten belts amid trade and tariff uncertainty
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:27 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Most Iowa farmers are weathering the economic hit brought on by international trade and tariff wars, but crop and livestock producers worried at Friday’s Iowa Ideas... .. read more..

The Des Moines metro just grew by nearly 40,000 residents
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:17 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The government has added another county to the Des Moines-West Des Moines metropolitan statistical area.                 .. read more..

Candy corn is Iowa's favorite Halloween treat. Can someone please explain?!
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 04:00 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa, you're embarrassing me.                 .. read more..

School District’s Video About Tight Pants on Girls Doesn’t Sit Well with Parents
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:58 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Out of dress code. This is how the Shamokin Area School District describes tight pants on students. For some parents, the video released earlier this week does not sit well. “I thought it was sexist to tell you the truth I don’t think it is fair for the boy and th... .. read more..

Inconspiguous plant: Mason City meat processor celebrates 40 years at site (w...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:55 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | A lot of things have changed in the 40 years since Smithfield Foods opened in Mason City. .. read more..

University of Iowa no longer a top party school
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:54 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Princeton Review has considered UI to be one of the top 20 party schools in the U.S. Princeton Review considered UI the No. 2 on that list in 2015.                 .. read more..

Family members accused of child abuse after authorities find boy chained, naked
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:54 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Three family members face charges after authorities found a naked 13-year-old boy in chains, according to a sheriff’s office. .. read more..

Three business expansions in Iowa awarded state financial help
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:42 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Board approved millions of dollars in tax benefits and direct financial help Friday to three companies planning expansion projects in the state. IEDA spokesperson Jacque Matsen says the biggest project involves a Hormel Foods plant in Nevada. “... .. read more..

​Athlete told to scale back, banned after eating 100 plates of sushi at buffet
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:37 PM courtesy of Top Stories

There’s all you can eat and then eating all you can. .. read more..

Green crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystem
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:36 PM courtesy of Top Stories

These aggressive crabs claw through nature like Edward Scissorhands, a marine professor says. .. read more..

Iowa City police seek dog after resident reports bite
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:34 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

The Iowa City Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a dog that bit a resident last Saturday. According to a news release, the person reported that the bite from “a small... .. read more..

VIDEO: Cedar Rapids police participate in lip-sync challenge against gun viol...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:24 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Lip Sync videos have been all the rage across the fire and police departments in the United States this summer, with tones ranging from somber to silly, irreverent to serious. The video produced by... .. read more..

Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:18 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Collin Richards struggled with drug and alcohol abuse, mental health problems and homelessness after he got out of prison in June. .. read more..

Masked man raises awareness about veteran suicide with 102-mile journey
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:16 PM courtesy of Top Stories

While his mask might be a hindrance, it's helping a higher cause. .. read more..

Pet tortoise escapes, leading family to plead for help
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:05 PM courtesy of Top Stories

A pet sulcata tortoise escaped from a family's home, wandered into the road and disappeared. .. read more..

State disaster declaration for 14 counties hit by this week’s weather
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:04 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Iowa’s governor has issued a state disaster proclamation for 14 counties to address storm and flood damage that started this past Wednesday. The action triggers the release of state resources to help cities and counties with clean up. The disaster proclamation covers Cherokee, Clay, Dickins... .. read more..

Iowa Policy Project report on new compensation for job-related shoulder injuries
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:01 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

A liberal-leaning think-tank in Iowa City has released a report suggesting Iowans who suffer serious shoulder injuries on the job will receive far less in worker’s compensation benefits today than they would have a couple of years ago. Matthew Glasson of the University of Iowa Labor Center ... .. read more..

'High School Insider': Looking ahead to Week 5 of the prep football...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 03:00 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Your weekly serving of high school sports talk.                 .. read more..

Iowa Ideas: The key to growing rural Iowa, Des Moines Social Club founder say...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:54 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Zachary Mannheimer believes any rural town in America can thrive as long as it has two things: a strong development plan and a leader to execute it. Mannheimer founded the Des... .. read more..

Iowa 14-year-olds can now take learner's permit driving test at school
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:54 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Currently, teens turning 14 must make a trip to the nearest IOWA DOT or local county treasurer's office to take a knowledge to for an instructional permit.                 .. read more..

Iowa authorities search for man missing since last Friday
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:54 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who’s been missing for a week. .. read more..

50 of the strangest superstitions around the world
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:53 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Wait 'til you hear what some women believed about acorns. .. read more..

Cerro Gordo County Treasurer sues Southbridge Mall owner for unpaid taxes
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:45 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County treasurer has filed a civil lawsuit against Southbridge Mall, seeking to recoup some of the unpaid taxes on the property. .. read more..

Life is a box of chocolates for this entrepreneur
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:44 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Erika Jensen has traveled the world to perfect her amazing chocolate creations. .. read more..

Wisconsin offensive line is sizable advantage; how can Iowa defense turn the ...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:38 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Badgers' quintet up front has 146 career starts and manhandled Hawkeyes last year; look for different scenario this time, if Iowa does these 3 things                 .. read more..

National Day of Remembrance for murder victims is Tuesday in Mason City
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:35 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | Crisis Intervention Service will host an event Tuesday for National Day of Remembrance, which honors murder victims. .. read more..

Tariffs would force Walmart to increase prices between 10 and 25 percent, com...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:35 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Items like car seats, cribs, backpacks, pet products and bicycles could be more expensive at the retail giant soon. .. read more..

Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping President Trump
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:23 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. .. read more..

Friday's Google Doodle is a heartwarming tribute to Mister Rogers
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:08 PM courtesy of Top Stories

It's a beautiful day for the legacy of Mister Fred Rogers. .. read more..

Iowa Marine killed in Vietnam War, 2 others to be buried at Arlington
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 02:05 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The remains of three U.S. Marines, including one from Iowa, killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery.                 .. read more..

Iowa State University’s first woman president installed in ceremony on Ames c...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:41 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

A ceremony in Ames today formerly installed the first woman to hold the top leadership position at Iowa State University. Wendy Wintersteen was already the dean of the I.S.U. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences when she was tabbed by the Board of Regents to be the next president almost one y... .. read more..

Iowa farming's $2.2 billion trade loss could ripple through state's...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:39 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

U.S. trade deal could hit Iowa farmers with $2.2 billion in losses, but other industries and workers could suffer too as cuts ripple through economy                 .. read more..

Ankeny police crash video released
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:35 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Dash and body cam footage shows the July 5th crash involving officer Charles Webster, who was disciplined for the chain-reaction distracted driving accident.                 .. read more..

'You've got to keep fighting': Iowa sisters who saw husbands d...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:35 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Two Iowa sisters saw their husbands drown but emerged from the tragedy to start a business in their honor.                 .. read more..

Football Team Plays Season in Memory of Young Fan Who Died of Cancer
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:29 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

JEFFERSON, Iowa –The Greene County Ram football team will take the field undefeated. The team is playing the season in memory of a 12 year-old who died of cancer last month. Landon Martin was diagnosed with brain cancer in March. He died the first day of school, which was August 23rd. He loved to... .. read more..

Why Akron has Iowa State's complete attention
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:20 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

If Iowa State learned anything in 2017, it's to not overlook anyone, including Akron                 .. read more..

Des Moines psychiatrist who ran for Congress surrenders his medical license a...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:20 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

J. Patrick Bertroche, who ran for Congress in 2010, retired from medical practice this month at age 51, citing a health condition.                 .. read more..

Iowa defensive tackle Sam Brincks says Hawkeye line wants to be difference-ma...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:18 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa defensive tackle Sam Brincks says Hawkeye line faces big challenge in Wisconsin, and that's just the way they want it                 .. read more..

Fire engulfs North Iowa library
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:10 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

JOICE - The Joice Public Library caught fire early Friday morning, officials say. .. read more..

Cedar River forecast raised again, now at 17.3 feet on Tuesday
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:05 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

The Cedar River at Cedar Rapids is expected to reach major flood stage on Monday and continue to rise until it crests on Tuesday afternoon at 17.3 feet. This crest is a reforecast from... .. read more..

'I could have lost my life': Former Iowa State basketball player Da...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:02 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Darrell Bowie said he’s "very fortunate" to be alive and has a new perspective on life after he and a teammate were stabbed last week.                 .. read more..

Gone Daddy, Part II: Shot through the heart
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 01:02 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

A jealous ex-husband ended 'Dub' Barron's roguish exploits. But his death was the catalyst that brought his estranged offspring together.                 .. read more..

Gone Daddy, Part I: A cheatin’ heart, murder and binding DNA
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:52 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

'Dub' Barron's life is a story of deception and abandonment. But some of his far-flung children have begun to find one another and unearth his secrets.                 .. read more..

Gone Daddy, Part III: Family revealed, secrets uncovered
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:51 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

'Dub' Barron left behind a bevy of abandoned women and offspring when he died. But his children found a connection they never expected.                 .. read more..

Complete coverage of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena's ...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:49 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Celia Barquin Arozamena, 22, was the Big 12 Conference's 2018 women's golf champion and Iowa State Female Athlete of the Year.                 .. read more..

Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops Again, Still Second Lowest in the Nation
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:33 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Iowa’s unemployment rate is dropping again. On Friday, Iowa Workforce Development announced the state’s unemployment rate dropped in August to 2.5%.  That’s down from 2.6% in July 2018 and 3.0% in August 2017. The US unemployment rate stands at 3.9% Io... .. read more..

Hormel Foods adding 210 jobs, nearly doubling size of its Iowa plant
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Iowa Economic Development Authority board awarded $10.5 million in incentives toward the expansion project.                 .. read more..

Photos: Urbandale prepares for homecoming game
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The parade was held Thursday night.                 .. read more..

Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:17 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press .. read more..

Moody’s blesses Cedar Rapids’ flood spending plan
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:11 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — A leading investor service has given a mostly positive review to a $342 million borrowing package to pay for Cedar Rapids flood protection through bonding and corresponding tax... .. read more..

Watch Replay: Marion Police hold news conference regarding attempted murder a...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:09 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

The Marion Police Department is holding a news conference regarding the arrest of Juny Rodriguez.  Rodriguez was arrested in relation to a shots fired incident in Marion on Thursday. Rodriguez and... .. read more..

Photos: Critters come to the Clive Library
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:08 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Library held a Thursday night Zoo Show and Tell event.                 .. read more..

Futures File: Soybeans swing on hope, fears
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:06 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

A look at futures prices on commodities that impact the Des Moines metro area and greater Iowa.                 .. read more..

Charles City High School announces homecoming court
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:02 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

CHARLES CITY | Charles City High School has announced its 2018 candidates for homecoming king and queen. .. read more..

Iowa City’s cyclocross World Cup races draw top European, American rid...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:55 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — The best of the best international cyclocross racers are expected to ascend Mount Krumpit once again next weekend. For spectators it’s a special opportunity to see world... .. read more..

How the political unrest of 1968 shaped the Iowa Caucuses
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:54 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Political experts explain how a contentious Democratic National Convention in 1968 helped shape the Iowa Caucuses.                 .. read more..

3 Marines killed in Vietnam War to be buried at Arlington
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:36 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery. .. read more..

Department proposes fines over attacks on school workers
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:32 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The Iowa worker safety agency has proposed fining the Iowa Human Services Department, saying the department's school for delinquent juveniles isn't protecting its employees. .. read more..

Uber driver accused of kidnapping after rider jumps from car
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:23 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- An Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and false imprisonment after a passenger told investigators she jumped from the window of a moving vehicle.  .. read more..

State boys' school workers suffer broken bones, concussions, bite wounds...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:14 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Workers' injuries from student assaults "included fractures, bite wounds, concussions and permanent nerve damage."                 .. read more..

Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:11 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law.  .. read more..

Mount Trashmore trails, overlook closed due to vandalism and wet conditions
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:08 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Days after the opening of Mount Trashmore’s new overlook and trail network, which officials spent more than $700,000 to construct, it has been closed because of vandalism... .. read more..

Investors buy steel company assets from bankruptcy court
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:08 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A local investment group has bought an eastern Iowa steel castings company that filed for bankruptcy protection in March. .. read more..

Arrest made after police chase
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:05 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Marion Police say they'll be releasing more information Friday afternoon, after a young man is arrested after a police chase. .. read more..

Peterson: Do your part to honor Celia Barquin Arozamena at Jack Trice
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:03 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Wear yellow. It’s the least you can do to show Celia Barquin Arozamena’s family how much their daughter means to Iowa State, the community — to everyone.                 .. read more..

North Iowa flood warnings continue into the weekend
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY - The National Weather Service in Des Moines extended the flood warning in North Iowa through Monday afternoon. .. read more..

Iowa regulator fines Florida man, citing insurance scheme
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:53 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Covals Douze of Coconut Creek, Florida, has been ordered to pay fines and fees totaling nearly $44,000                 .. read more..

Man Who Naps with Cats While Volunteering at Animal Shelter is Melting Hearts
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:49 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

GREEN BAY, Wis. – There’s nothing like a good-hearted volunteer. One of them is named Terry, who donates a lot of his time to Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary located in Green Bay. In a Facebook post shared Tuesday, Sept. 18 the shelter shared heartwarming photos of the dedicated volunteer who came... .. read more..

Iowa unemployment rate down to 2.5 percent, 2nd lowest in US
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:45 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The number of unemployed people in Iowa dropped to 42,800 in August.                 .. read more..

Letters: Ernst should continue to combat sexual assault
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:39 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

This week's letters to the editor                 .. read more..

3 Infants Among 5 People Stabbed at New York City Daycare
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:38 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – Three infants, all one month or younger, were stabbed in a New York City day care early Friday, police said. Authorities were called at about 3:40 a.m. to a residence serving as a day care on 161st Street between 45th and 43rd Avenues in Flushing. According to police, ... .. read more..

Heavy rains cause flooding, manure discharges in northwest Iowa
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Most of the discharging livestock facilities are in Lyon, Sioux, O'Brien and Clay counties.                 .. read more..

Authorities clear Iowa officers who exchanged gunshots with man
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:14 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

An attorney says the officers were justified in using deadly force because they were confronted with a deadly threat.                 .. read more..

Shots fired in Marion turns into lengthy police chase, man ultimately charged...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:13 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

The Marion Police Department responded to a shots fired incident around 6 p.m. on Thursday. The 9-1-1 caller, who initiated the request for assistance, was reported as the individual who was being... .. read more..

Iowa sheriff's office warns about suspect using Snapchat app to target teens
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:07 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office is asking parents to talk to their kids after recent incidents. .. read more..

ID theft: Use credit freezes to keep your kids, elderly safe from this financ...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 09:56 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Children make up a sliver of identity theft cases but the results are often much worse. Parents and guardians can now freeze their credit for free.                 .. read more..

Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 09:46 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday pointedly questioned the credibility of the woman who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers, contending... .. read more..

Iowa unemployment rate down to 2.5 percent, 2nd lowest in US
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 09:44 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.5 percent in August, giving the state the second-lowest rate in the country. .. read more..

Organic farms get lost in bureaucracy
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 09:36 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Small family-run farms that raise organic foods, without genetically modifying crops or by reducing or eliminating their use of pesticides and antibiotics, are such a small part of the official... .. read more..

Missouri River changes create sinkholes in Iowa community
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 09:28 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The Missouri River's fluctuating water levels are keeping crews busy fixing broken sewer lines and filling sinkholes around Council Bluffs. .. read more..

Ex-IFA leader David Jamison grabbed worker's breasts, showed her porn, i...
Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 at 09:08 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Dave Jamison of the Iowa Finance Authority frequently made lewd comments, drank heavily and referred to female staffers as his “IFA bitches.”                 .. read more..

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