Live at 1 p.m. Tuesday: New Iowa State Fair foods announced
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:58 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Iowa State Fair's new foods for 2018 will be announced live on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Watch local celebrity judges taste this year's new food entries.                 .. read more..

93-year-old Iowan killed after pickup hits his tractor
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:37 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Carroll Clark Phillips, 93, of Pleasantville, was taken to a hospital in Des Moines, where he was pronounced dead.                 .. read more..

This mobile wine bar is now open for business in an antique Volkswagen bus
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:36 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Husband and wife team open one of the metro's first mobile wine bars in a refurbished 1968 Volkswagen bus.                 .. read more..

Brandon Ellingson drowning: Missouri trooper's license permanently ...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:31 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Missouri has revoked the peace officer license of a former highway patrol trooper involved in the Brandon Ellingson drowning.                 .. read more..

Water test kits promise to tell you if your tap water is safe — but do they w...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:29 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Do at-home water testing kits provide accurate results? .. read more..

Letters: Congress should hold Trump accountable
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:26 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

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

Dem leader: 'I am disappointed by Senator Boulton's decision'
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:23 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Boulton said in a statement on Twitter that he plans to return to the Iowa Senate in January “humble but determined.” .. read more..

Anderson withdraws name from Mason City fire chief position
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:22 AM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | Jon Anderson will not be Mason City's next fire chief. .. read more..

From 2017: The Top Three new foods for the 2017 Iowa State Fair
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:17 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

44 new foods were rolled out for the Iowa From 2017: State Fair by concessionaires. And a panel of celebrity judges narrowed it down to the Top Three to be chosen by you for the People's Choice Awards.                 .. read more..

A woman bought a projector at Goodwill and needs your help finding the family...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:14 AM courtesy of Top Stories

"These pictures are part of their family's story," she said. "They should have these memories to pass down and tell their story." .. read more..

Trooper in Brandon Ellingson drowning case loses license
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:14 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The Missouri state trooper involved in the drowning death of Brandon Ellingson will never have a law enforcement license again. .. read more..

Man walks 20 miles to first day of work, CEO gifts him car as thanks
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:13 AM courtesy of Top Stories

"Seriously?" the stunned young man asked. .. read more..

VIRAL: Colorado mom warns parents after daughter is locked in washing machine
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:12 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Colorado mom Lindsey McIver posted to Facebook, saying that her 3-year-old daughter accidentally locked herself in their washing machine.  .. read more..

Iowa State's Kyle Kempt named to Davey O'Brien Award watch list
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:07 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

It's been a crazy year for Kyle Kempt, who is now one of the most talked about quarterbacks in the nation                 .. read more..

One dead in officer-involved shooting
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:03 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

One person is dead after an officer-involved chase and fatal shooting in Altoona.                 .. read more..

Former Ohio court employee admits to helping drug dealers
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:03 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The former Ohio clerk of courts worker received $1,000 each time she warned drug criminals of search warrants, authorities said. .. read more..

Most expensive ice cream in America costs $1,500
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:59 AM courtesy of Top Stories

But most importantly: Does it taste good? .. read more..

Newton city council discusses fireworks ban
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:58 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

The Newton City Council appears headed towards a vote on a total ban of firework use in the city. Several Council members and Mayor Mike Hanson expressed dissatisfaction with the current ordinance last night. “We’ve had a lot of folks who have obeyed the law and the ordinance that you... .. read more..

Fisherman takes pictures with 14-foot shark he ‘only dreamed’ of catching
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:57 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The group quickly took pictures and started to let the shark back into the water but that was where the issues started to arise. .. read more..

Missouri Trooper Responsible for Brandon Ellingson Drowning Loses Peace Offic...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:53 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

MISSOURI  —  Anthony Piercy will never serve as a law enforcement officer in the state of Missouri again, according to the Kansas City Star. This week the director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety revoked Piercy’s peace officer license, effectively ending his law enforcemen... .. read more..

Man shot to death by Polk County deputy following chase
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:53 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

A man is dead after being shot by a sheriff’s deputy in central Iowa this morning. The shooting followed a traffic stop and chase in Altoona. The Polk County Sheriff’s office reports a deputy pulled over a driver at 3:45 a.m. and as deputies approached the car and asked the man to ste... .. read more..

Former Iowa first lady Mari Culver has breast cancer
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:51 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"Friends, regular self examinations and mammograms save so many lives. Save the life of the ones you love — insist, at a minimum, on regular mammograms," Culver wrote.                 .. read more..

Senator Grassley says President Trump wasn’t tough enough with Russian president
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:50 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says President Trump missed multiple opportunities during the just-concluded talks with Russia to hold that nation responsible for attacks on our democracy. Grassley says Russian President Vladimir Putin “is a liar” and is “no friend to the United Sta... .. read more..

How do you sweet corn? Expand our horizons: We'll try the most popular r...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:43 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Weigh in here, or on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, and we'll take the five most popular recipes to the Register kitchens and report back on the results.                 .. read more..

Church youth leader gets probation for indecent contact
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:42 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

An eastern Iowa volunteer church youth leader accused of molesting children has been given probation and ordered to register as a sex offender for 10 years. .. read more..

'Justice for Raija': Vigil held for 8-month-old killed in Des Moines
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:41 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Over 100 people held balloons and candles near 10th and Clark Street at the vigil for 8-month-old Raija Straight.                 .. read more..

Victim identified in fatal I-80 crash
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:38 AM courtesy of Top Stories

One person has died in a crash on I-80 between Altoona and the East Mixmaster. .. read more..

Tax-exempt status has run amok; Congress should revisit all eligible groups
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:33 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Tax-exempt status in this country does not need tinkering; it needs a complete overhaul.                 .. read more..

Pennsylvania Woman Killed in Monday I-80 Crash
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:32 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa – The name of a woman killed Monday in a crash on I-80 near Altoona has been released. The Iowa State Patrol says 58-year-old Veleta Boswell of West Chester, Pennsylvania died when the vehicle she was a passenger in hit a median and then was hit by a semi. The accident happened a... .. read more..

'If you have a heart or conscience, return it': Louisiana police seeks specia...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:30 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Officials said the bike is worth more than $2,000. .. read more..

Dust devil tears through Kansas City baseball field
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:28 AM courtesy of Top Stories

'It's coming to get you.' .. read more..

Victim identified in deadly I-80 crash
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:27 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Veleta J. Boswell, 58, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, died in the Monday morning crash.                 .. read more..

Amazon Prime Day continues: These are the best deals right now
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:21 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Prime Day is finally here                 .. read more..

Hey glip glops, the 'Rick and Morty' Rickmobile is drooling into Iowa
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:17 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The world's largest Rick from Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty" is rolling into Iowa in August.                 .. read more..

Polk County detective convicted of assault in bar incident
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:10 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A jury has convicted a Polk County sheriff's detective of punching a man in an Ankeny bar. .. read more..

Tractor Rear-Ended by Truck, 93-Year-Old Pleasantville Man Killed
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:05 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

MARION COUNTY, Iowa – A 93-year-old Pleasantville man was killed Monday after the tractor he was driving was hit from behind. The accident happened west of Knoxville on Highway 92, near McGregor Drive. The Iowa State Patrol says Carroll Phillips was driving a tractor eastbound when the tractor wa... .. read more..

Nickelodeon's 'Rugrats' being rebooted for new TV series and movie
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:04 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Reptar returns! .. read more..

Iowa State’s Kyle Kempt on watch list for Davey O’Brien Award
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:03 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Iowa State senior Kyle Kempt is one of 26 quarterbacks named to the 2018 Davey O’Brien Award watch list, announced today by the Davey O’Brien National Selection Committee. The Davey O’Brien Award is given annually to the nation’s best quarterback and is named after the 1938 Heisman Trophy QB from... .. read more..

1 dead after officer-involved shooting following chase
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:58 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened early Tuesday morning in Altoona                 .. read more..

The nation's top private schools are dropping AP courses. But Iowa schoo...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:57 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The nation's top private schools are dropping AP courses. But Iowa schools are expanding them.                 .. read more..

Photos: 1 dead after Police shooting in Altoona
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:45 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

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Things to do: Kids and family events in Des Moines area
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:43 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Family-friendly entertainment for central Iowa.                 .. read more..

Tests ordered for Iowa man accused in Nebraska man's death
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:38 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A judge has ordered mental competency tests for an Iowa resident accused of helping to kill a Nebraska man in Sioux City. .. read more..

Authorities searching for escaped inmate
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:37 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Linn County authorities are looking for an inmate who allegedly escaped custody while he was a patient at a local hospital. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said Jeffery Allen Blozvich was... .. read more..

A Taste of Italy, the Italian grocery and deli in Clive, is perfect for a qui...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:33 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The grocery and deli has options for eating in or selections for take-home meals.                 .. read more..

Witness: Mercedes-Benz SUV driven by valet falls from four-story parking garage
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 09:04 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Good Samaritans rushed to flip the 6,000-pound vehicle upright as the driver screamed for help. .. read more..

Federal development grants awarded to 32 towns
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:59 AM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Thirty-two Iowa towns were awarded federal grants Monday totaling $9.6 million. Brooke Miller is a spokesperson for the Iowa Economic Development Authority, which selected the recipients of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. “The federally-funded grants are awarded for comm... .. read more..

Des Moines will spend $11.5 million to buy 80 flood-damaged homes
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:48 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Des Moines City Council on Monday unanimously approved spending $11.5 million on voluntary buyouts.                 .. read more..

Mom's heartbreaking warning after teen dies from eating Chips Ahoy cookie
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:48 AM courtesy of Top Stories

"I feel lost and angry because she knew her limits and was aware of familiar packaging, she knew what 'safe' was." .. read more..

11-year-old twins watch as mother stabbed to death outside laundromat
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:45 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A criminal background check showed the suspect was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a murder in 1979. .. read more..

Archaeologists find 14,000-year-old flatbread remains in Jordan
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:37 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Researchers exploring an archaeological site in Jordan found charred remains of flatbread made 14,400 years ago, predating the advent of agriculture.                 .. read more..

Terrifying video: Lava bomb crashes through roof of boat, injures tourists
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:29 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The lava bomb, or flying chunk of molten rock, left a large hole in the boat's roof. .. read more..

Mob slaughters 300 crocodiles in revenge killing
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:29 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The incident happened shortly after the funeral of an Indonesian man who was killed by a crocodile. .. read more..

The Latest: Scaramucci says President Trump must 'reverse course' in Helsinki
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:19 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Scaramucci added, "The optics of the situation are a disaster."  .. read more..

Johnson County Master Gardeners celebrate 25 years of demonstration garden
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:10 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — Bending, lifting and spending time in the sunshine has been good for Sharon Jeter’s body, while nurturing plants in the company of other committed gardeners has been good... .. read more..

"Pay Your Age" special today at Hurts Donuts
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:09 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

One eastern Iowa donut shop is taking a tip from Build-a-Bear, with a "pay your age" special today.  .. read more..

Man who walked 20 miles to work gets CEO's car
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:08 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The man wasn't going to let a broken-down car keep him from getting to work ... and now he doesn't have to. .. read more..

Authorities say man shot by officer in Altoona died
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 08:02 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Authorities say a deputy fatally shot a driver after a vehicle chase in the Des Moines suburb of Altoona. .. read more..

Woman Who Survived 7 Days After SUV Tumbled Down 200-foot Cliff Shares Story
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 07:38 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

BIG SUR, Calif. – An Oregon woman who disappeared a week earlier was found alive at the bottom of an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California, where she survived in the wreckage of her SUV by using her radiator hose to siphon water from a nearby creek, authorities said Saturday. Angela Hernandez, 2... .. read more..

Polk County detective convicted of punching firefighter
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 07:14 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A jury has convicted a Polk County sheriff's detective of punching a man in an Ankeny bar. .. read more..

Chase Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Altoona
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 06:05 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

ALTOONA, Iowa – One person is dead in an officer-involved shooting that began with a pursuit early Tuesday morning. Lt. Rich Blaylock with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the incident began around 3:45 a.m. in the 8700 block of NE 62nd Ave., just north of Altoona, when a deputy performed a ... .. read more..

Man sentenced to life in Iowa prison dies
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 05:46 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A man sentenced to life in an Iowa prison has died. .. read more..

West Des Moines Athletes Learn Proper Training in District Conditioning Camp
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 05:16 AM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – West Des Moines Community Schools holds a conditioning camp for students to teach them about the basics when it comes to training. One-hundred and forty middle school students in the district are registered for “Tiger Tough.” Personal Trainer Flynn Heald said for six weeks... .. read more..

TRACKING: Mild today but humid with storms by Wednesday night
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 03:35 AM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A beautiful summer day on the way Tuesday.  .. read more..

'Justice for Raija': Family mourns at vigil for 8-month-old who die...
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 01:20 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Over 100 people held balloons and candles near 10th and Clark Street at the vigil for 8-month-old Raija Straight, who died Saturday from inflicted injuries her father, Jayden Straight, has been charged with.                 .. read more..

Inmate escapes from hospital
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:18 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

An inmate escaped from a hospital in Linn County. .. read more..

Vigil held for 8-month-old who died from inflicted injuries
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:11 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

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Community speaks out after officer's resignation amid sexual misconduct alleg...
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:06 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The East Dubuque City Council held its first meeting since a police officer's resignation and protesters where their to make their voices heard.  .. read more..

Des Moines Historical Society Raising Money to Honor Fallen Officer
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:30 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The Des Moines Historical Society is turning to the public to help honor a fallen police officer. Officer George Mattern joined the department in 1916. Just two years later, he was shot while responding to a robbery and eventually died as a result of his injuries. The c... .. read more..

Warren County Leaders Trying to Gain Support for New Jail and Courthouse Plan
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:29 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

WARREN COUNTY, Iowa  —  Warren County hopes to open a new courthouse and jail, and leaders have started the PR push to get voters to sign off on the plan. The county launched a website in support of the proposal to build a new 80,000 square foot law enforcement center that would be located ... .. read more..

Controversy Over Potential Tracking System For Madrid Police
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:27 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

MADRID, Iowa  — On Monday, a controversial issue returned to the Madrid City Council agenda. Madrid’s interim mayor is considering new technology to improve law enforcement communication, but not everyone is sold on the idea. Residents gathered at the meeting to discuss the possibilit... .. read more..

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:24 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Trump’s meeting with Putin in Helsinki was his first time sharing the international stage with a man he has described as an important U.S. competitor — but whom he has also praised a strong, effective leader. .. read more..

State softball roundup: No. 1 Collins-Maxwell advances with 5-0 win
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 09:35 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Here are the results of Monday's state softball tournament                 .. read more..

Michigan Girl Struck and Killed on Interstate After Surviving Father’s Allege...
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 09:34 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

ROMULUS, Mich. – State police are investigating the death of a girl who was struck and killed on a Michigan interstate while trying to get help for her dad, who had been involved in an accident. Police said 7-year-old DeSandra Thomas was riding in a car with her father, who was drunk at the time,... .. read more..

MORNING UPDATE: Waterloo firefighters still investigating cause of garage fire
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 09:33 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The cause is still under investigation.  .. read more..

Public fervor spells end to Linn County sewage compost idea
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 09:16 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — An inventive approach to converting sewage into compost was halted Monday night by passionate neighbors who said they didn’t want the project — and its potential... .. read more..

Cedar Rapids police hope to arm officers with opioid overdose antidote
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 09:13 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids law enforcement officials are pursuing an initiative to arm their officers with an opioid overdose-reversal drug. The Cedar Rapids Police Department is undergoing a... .. read more..

Trump backs Putin on denying Russia election meddling
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 09:07 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

HELSINKI — Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump refused Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, undercutting the... .. read more..

CV Arboretum & Botanic Gardens hosts Hometown Picnic this Friday
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:58 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Cost is $30 per person.  Proceeds will be used to complete projects at the Arboretum. .. read more..

How hard-hitting D.M. Christian beat Earlham at state softball
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:48 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Patience at the plate let D.M. Christian beat Earlham at state                 .. read more..

San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:38 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality. .. read more..

Colorado Mom Warns Other Parents After 3-Year-Old Locked in Washing Machine
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:36 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

CONIFER, Colo. — A Colorado mom posted a warning to parents after her 3-year-old daughter got locked inside a front-loading washing machine. Lindsey McIver of Conifer posted the warning on Facebook last week and it has since gone viral with over 270,000 shares. McIver said she was hesitant ... .. read more..

UPDATE: Fire destroys Cedar Falls home
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:16 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Flames were so strong during the battle that firefighters had to be evacuated, but crews say no one was hurt in the fire along Nordic Ridge Drive. .. read more..

D.M. Christian survives at state softball
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 08:10 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

D.M. Christian beat Earlham 3-2 at the state softball tournament in Fort Dodge.                 .. read more..

Cedar Rapids schools increasing security in wake of school shootings around U.S.
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 07:48 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids school officials are spending nearly $1.5 million on easy-to-lock classroom doors and considering new intruder drills for students and staff. For many schools in... .. read more..

Former Iowa Rep. Ken Rizer bolts from GOP after Trump's summit with Russ...
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 07:30 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"I will always be a Reagan conservative, but find no place for such views in Trump’s World,' " Rizer said.                 .. read more..

Man dies in Dubuque County ATV crash
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 07:22 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says an 80-year-old man has died in an ATV accident  in the 6900 block of Highway 52 South on Monday. .. read more..

Judge denies immunity in Cedar Rapids stand-your-ground case
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 07:08 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — A judge denied immunity Monday to a Cedar Rapids man who asserted he had shot another armed man in self-defense and therefore shouldn’t be prosecuted under Iowa’s... .. read more..

Embattled Iowa Sen. Nate Boulton won't quit Legislature, cites drinking ...
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 07:01 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

One of the women who accused him of sexual misconduct said Boulton's statement "falls short"                 .. read more..

City of Des Moines Buys Flood-Damaged Homes for $11.5 Million
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 07:00 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The City of Des Moines gave some much-needed relief to flood victims on Monday. “All 80 homes would be bought out at 110% of their assessed value, plus all of the demolition costs at that price. We are hoping to have some partners with that $11.5 million. That was part ... .. read more..

Bishop Pates on finding common ground on wedge issues
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:51 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Opinion: The current status of political activity is polarization. People separate into two basic camps and the common good is sacrificed.                 .. read more..

Portable classroom trailer moved to Cedar Falls High School
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:38 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A trailer, once used by students at an overcrowded elementary school, is getting some bigger students.  .. read more..

Family of Teen Dad Accused of Murdering Daughter Speaks Out
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:31 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The family of a teenage father accused of beating his eight-month-old daughter to death is now speaking out, saying Jayden Straight would never harm his child and instead putting the blame on someone else. “It’s really sad because the baby is gone, Jayden is... .. read more..

Friend Trying to Help Family After Second Grader Dies of E. Coli
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:28 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

ALTOONA, Iowa  —  State investigators will try to figure out how an Altoona second grader contracted E. coli, which eventually claimed her life. Willowbrook Elementary notified parents on Saturday that Natalie Baker had died on Friday. Grace Williamson, who said she is friends with Natalie&... .. read more..

Iowa State women's recruit hits buzzer-beater to give All-Iowa Attack na...
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:27 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Ames-based All-Iowa Attack takes national girls' title on a buzzer-beater, and Kevin Durant approves.                 .. read more..

Boulton not stepping down from Iowa Senate
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:26 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Sen. Nate Boulton said he won't leave the senate months after stories of inappropriate sexual conduct forced him to suspend his gubernatorial campaign.                 .. read more..

Iowa Dem U.S. House challengers raise big, but Republican incumbents have mor...
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:24 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Democratic candidates for Congress Abby Finkenauer and Cindy Axne outraised their Republican rivals in two races that will be hotly contested.                 .. read more..

Iowa man who smothered 2-month-old daughter sentenced to 50 years in prison
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:21 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Calvin White of Nevada admitted to placing pillows over the face of his 2-month-old daughter Salena, killing her.                 .. read more..

Grassley: Trump-Putin summit a missed opportunity
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:13 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

  Iowa’s two Republican senators said Monday that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is no friend of the United States and that they had faith in the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion... .. read more..

Iowa Hospital Celebrates Founder By Encouraging Acts of Kindness
Posted Monday, July 16, 2018 at 06:09 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Blank Children’s Hospital has played a role in thousands of children’s lives since it was founded in 1944. This month, hospital leaders are celebrating its founder, A.H. Blank, in honor of his birthday, and they want people in the community to be like Mr. Bl... .. read more..

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