Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th ann...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:03 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.              .. read more..

Twins conjoined at the head are separated after 50 hours of surgery
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:03 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A pair of Pakistani conjoined twins are finally living independent lives after a 100-strong team of British medical experts spent 50 hours performing complex surgery to separate them. .. read more..

Work begins on massive project to turn school into entertainment center
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 10:02 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Renovations will begin Tuesday to turn the old Franklin Junior High School building in Beaverdale into a new entertainment complex. .. read more..

Deputies: 72-year-old woman found covered with fleas was forced to live in shed
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:56 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A nurse told authorities the woman was so filthy she needed at least three baths. .. read more..

What this adorable viral dog thread can teach us about our own bodies
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:54 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Blair Braverman's posts about her sled dogs include a valuable lesson about body image. .. read more..

JFK library, Apollo 11 astronauts celebrate the moon mission 50 years later i...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:49 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Through augmented reality, a new generation has the opportunity to witness the historic trip. .. read more..

What we learned from Iowa State's first depth chart
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:46 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

There are still plenty of battles taking place throughout the Iowa State football team. Just look at Iowa State's newest depth chart.              .. read more..

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:26 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week -- forcing a partial shutdown of the site. .. read more..

Blaze Pizza is rolling out a keto-friendly crust and 'Life Mode' pi...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:23 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Blaze Pizza is launching a keto crust with 6 grams of net carbs, substituting flour with high-fat, low-carb ingredients like flaxseeds, cheese and eggs.              .. read more..

Ingersoll to remain closed after crash knocked out power
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 09:13 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Des Moines police have closed off a busy street after a crash knocked down a utility pole. .. read more..

Keeping your cool in the hot days ahead
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 08:41 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The most intense and longest heat wave we've seen yet this summer has hit the state of Iowa. .. read more..

Cory Booker's Iowa senior adviser leaves campaign, citing personal reasons
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 08:22 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Cory Booker's Iowa senior adviser is departing his 2020 presidential campaign, leaving the New Jersey senator without one of his top staffers in a key early voting state.              .. read more..

Eyewitness account of history: Former science editor recalls covering the 196...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:50 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The launch of a Saturn 5 rocket is at once one of the most beautiful and the most terrifying things you can see. .. read more..

TV is over the moon with specials recounting 1969 landing
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:35 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Americans watched Apollo 11 land on the moon in real time back in 1969 and now television is making the anniversary front and center once again. .. read more..

What riders should know: 2019 RAGBRAI information and maps, photos from route
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:27 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

This year's RAGBRAI route, which will take riders 427 miles across Iowa over seven days, begins July 21 in Council Bluffs and finishes July 27 in Keokuk.              .. read more..

Police: Iowa City woman took $650,000 intended for father after mother’...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:22 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — An Iowa City woman took more than $650,000 intended for her father the day her mother died, police said. According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, on Sept. 14, 2016,... .. read more..

Kamala Harris on issues for women of color: 'These are issues that we sh...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:00 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Harris plans to join several women at a roundtable Tuesday in Davenport, where the participants are expected to talk about issues impacting women of color.              .. read more..

Des Moines landmark celebrates 100 years
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:00 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A Des Moines landmark is celebrating 100 years. .. read more..

Energy company provides tips to save money in extreme heat
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 06:54 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Hot weather this week might have you cranking up the air conditioning at home. .. read more..

Excessive heat watch on the way
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 06:51 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The latest KCCI weather forecast. .. read more..

Beer bottles broken, wine saved after car slams into WineStyles
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 06:23 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A metro wine tasting shop is back to business as usual after a car crashed into the building. .. read more..

Firefighters throw surprise party for a boy whose house burned down on his bi...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 05:37 AM courtesy of Top Stories

Erick's family lost almost everything in the fire, including all of his birthday presents. .. read more..

Netflix has cut graphic suicide scene from first season of '13 Reasons Why'
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 05:36 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The scene -- and some other aspects of the series -- drew criticism from mental health experts who have said it might pose a risk for young people struggling with mental health issues. .. read more..

Floyd County intersection public hearing today
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 05:30 AM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

A public hearing on IDOT's proposed U.S. 18-U.S. 218-IA 27 interchange will be held from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Floyd Community Center on Tuesday. .. read more..

Police: Man killed his girlfriend, then shared photos of her dead body on gam...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 05:26 AM courtesy of Top Stories

A recent high school graduate -- who cultivated an online following, particularly among gamers, by posting selfies -- was killed over the weekend. .. read more..

Hiker missing 4 days in forest was chased by man wielding a knife, family says
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 05:08 AM courtesy of Top Stories

The woman disappeared Friday in Inyo National Forest after taking the family dog for a bathroom break. .. read more..

Ahead of Iowa forum, Kamala Harris releases plan she says would reduce prescr...
Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 05:00 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Harris' campaign said the "People Over Profit" plan would task the federal government with setting a fair price on the cost of prescription drugs.              .. read more..

Tickets punched! Ogden, Collins-Maxwell advance to State
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:58 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Regional Finals are underway .. read more..

Joe Biden on 'Medicare for All': 'Adding another 300 million p...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:24 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Des Moines forum, sponsored by AARP and the Des Moines Register, drew four candidates who favor a more gradual shift away from private insurance.              .. read more..

Rep. Seth Moulton speaks with the Register's editorial board
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:03 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., speaks with the Register on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Des Moines City Council backs off proposed restrictions on high-capacity maga...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 09:54 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Five members of the seven-member council sponsored a resolution Monday to “delay” action on gun-attachment restrictions.              .. read more..

Mayor Bill de Blasio makes first Iowa hire of presidential campaign
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 09:30 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

This is the first full-time Iowa employee hired by the New York City mayor since announcing his run for president two months ago.              .. read more..

Biden remarks on gene sequencing, leans on moderator Kay Henderson at AARP Forum
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 09:03 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Regarding sequencing cancer genes, Biden said, "A million, billion calculations per second [are possible] on computers ... It would take 50 Nobel laureates ten years to do it in two days."              .. read more..

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst is top fundraiser in 2nd quarter as she prepares re-elec...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 09:01 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa's candidates for federal office have at least $7 million in the bank for elections that are a year or more away.              .. read more..

Former Vice President Biden speaks at AARP Forum in Des Moines
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:59 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Former Vice President Biden speaks at AARP Forum in Des Moines on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Sen. Klobuchar speaks at AARP Forum in Des Moines
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:56 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Sen. Klobuchar speaks at AARP Forum in Des Moines on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Former Gov. Hickenlooper speaks at AARP Forum in Des Moines
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:50 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during the AARP Presidential Forum at Drake University's Olmsted Center in Des Moines, Iowa on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

'Now it's kind of on his shoulders': Matt Leinart thinks Brock...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:45 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Expectations are higher than they've ever been for Brock Purdy. And for good reasons.              .. read more..

U.S. Sen. Booker speaks at AARP Forum in Des Moines
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:39 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at Drake University's Olmsted Center in Des Moines, Iowa on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Jury decides Terry Branstad discriminated against gay employee as governor, a...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:19 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"After I had been asked to resign twice, after my pay was slashed, I felt obviously personally attacked," Chris Godfrey, a former state director, testified during the trial.              .. read more..

Photos: Des Moines City Council considers new gun restrictions
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:09 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Des Moines City Council hears arguments on proposed restrictions on gun accessories on Monday, July 15, 2019, at City Hall. The seven-member panel eventually decided not to approve any limitations.“              .. read more..

In Iowa, Joe Biden says Trump should 'go home' after what the forme...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:00 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"He said they should go home. He should go home," Biden said of Trump.              .. read more..

Why you'll see some content marked 'for subscribers,' and why ...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 07:37 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Subscriptions support the trustworthy local reporting the Register produces. Selected stories will be reserved for people who pay for our journalism.              .. read more..

Four Democratic candidates vow to keep Social Security solvent during AARP fo...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 07:30 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

DES MOINES — Four Democrats running for president pledged Monday to keep Social Security solvent for senior citizens by raising the income cap so wealthier Americans pay more taxes to support... .. read more..

Time Machine: The day Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Feller came to Cedar Rapids
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 07:22 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

It was a big deal on May 1, 1957, when Iowa native and Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller came to Cedar Rapids as part of a 100-city tour in 42 states to promote baseball to youngsters. Feller arrived... .. read more..

Rural Iowa workers lose in state plan to consolidate workforce regions, local...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 07:22 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

"When (Iowa) Workforce Development makes promises, it's not stood behind them. History tells us we're going to see more cuts in rural areas," says a county supervisor.              .. read more..

Former Gov. Hickenlooper in Des Moines discusses listening, repeating, and co...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 07:03 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper discusses his philosophy on listening, repeating, "collaborating at the speed for trust" in Des Moines on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Sen. Booker discusses Medicare in Des Moines
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 07:02 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, discusses Medicare, private insurance, and preservation of common values on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Sen. Kloubuchar discusses Affordable Care Act and "Silver Surge"
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:57 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Sen. Kloubuchar discusses the Affordable Care Act and "Silver Surge" in Des Moines on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against gay state official, jury finds
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:52 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Then-Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against a state employee — asking for his resignation and then cutting his pay — based on the employee’s sexual orientation, a jury decided... .. read more..

Wayne Eugene Sinclair, convicted in 1999 Indianola hostage situation, dies by...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:46 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

An Iowan man convicted of charges related to a highly publicized 1999 hostage situation has died by suicide at the Anamosa State Penitentiary.              .. read more..

Clinton boy dies after being thrown from off-road vehicle driven by 15-year-old
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:43 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

A 12-year-old Clinton boy was killed over the weekend after the off-road vehicle he was riding in flipped over, officials say.              .. read more..

Where Iowa State, Iowa stand in the race for blue-chip PG Jalen Suggs
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:40 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

After Sunday's game, Suggs broke down the latest in his recruitment with the Register, including thoughts on his top schools and which programs he wants to visit.              .. read more..

TCU coach Gary Patterson a fan of Iowa State's Matt Campbell
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:40 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

TCU coach Gary Patterson praises the job Matt Campbell has done at Iowa State.              .. read more..

Goodwill creating 40 new jobs near Coralville — half for people with d...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:24 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — Last year, the 17 Goodwill retail stores in southeast Iowa and southwest Illinois collected more than 38 million pounds of donations. “Because of our long history and our... .. read more..

Former Vice President Biden discusses his healthcare plan and the "public opt...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:18 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Former Vice President Biden discusses his healthcare plan and the "public option"              .. read more..

2020 Iowa caucuses: Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar stop by Iowa Safe Schools&apos...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:11 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar were the first campaigns to drop by the camp at Grand View University, but they were hardly the only ones helping out.              .. read more..

Closing arguments expected Tuesday in trial of Iowa student accused of attemp...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 06:10 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

DAVENPORT — The trial of 13-year-old Luke Andrews, accused of trying to shoot a North Scott Junior High School teacher in late August, is nearing its final stages. Assistant Scott County... .. read more..

Three-star Illinois DT Willis Singleton commits to Iowa State
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:56 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa State has added a high-level recruiting target to its defensive line.              .. read more..

The game-changing spark Iowa’s solar industry needs could be in Louisa...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:52 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Less than 1 percent of Central Iowa Power Cooperative’s energy comes from the sun, not all that rare in a state with less than 100 megawatts of installed solar. However, all that could change... .. read more..

Officials say ex-boyfriend of Bancroft woman killed her, another victim befor...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:51 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Three bodies were found in a Bancroft residence after authorities say a man killed his ex-girlfriend and a male victim.              .. read more..

LIVE: Track Big Boy's progress on its way to Mason City
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:45 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

After an unplanned hiatus in Nebraska, the "Big Boy" will arrive in Mason City on Tuesday. .. read more..

Bettendorf’s Griffin Liddle reaches finals of 16U freestyle wrestling n...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:43 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Griffin Liddle's wrestling days are likely numbered.              .. read more..

Three found dead in home in Bancroft ID'd by police
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:30 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

Police have identified the three people found dead in and around a home in Bancroft on July 12. .. read more..

Peterson: Mike Gundy admits he didn’t have a clue who Brock Purdy was l...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:29 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Oklahoma State's AJ Green on Brock Purdy's sudden impact: “When he came off the bench, we’re thinking that we’re fixin' to rack up on takeaways. He proved us wrong.”              .. read more..

'The tide has risen': The Iowa State football team is built for lon...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:28 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Iowa State football team could have another big year in 2019. But the Cyclones may also be built for long term success.              .. read more..

Why some Iowa companies are willing to hire former criminals
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 05:07 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Travis Heckenberg did not own any tools when he first came to work for T&D Repair in Burlington a few years ago. The 47-year-old Burlington resident did, however, carry a conviction for... .. read more..

'He seemed pretty calm': Officer recalls arrest of Iowa middle scho...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:52 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Testimony wrapped up Monday in the case of an eastern Iowa boy charged with attempted murder after pointing a gun at his teacher at school.              .. read more..

Finkenauer, Hinson file fundraising reports
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:38 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Candidates in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District have raised more than three-quarters of a million dollars to finance their 2020 campaigns. Democratic U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer reported raising... .. read more..

Victims identified in rollover crash south of UNI campus
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:23 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Two people were killed in rural Black Hawk County after the vehicle they were in rolled multiple times, officials report.              .. read more..

Historic rehab of the Argonne Building, near Des Moines' Sculpture Park,...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:19 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The renovations are expected to be complete in fall 2020.              .. read more..

Bruce Aune will retire after 34 years as KCRG-TV9 anchor
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:09 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Longtime KCRG-TV9 anchor Bruce Aune doesn’t accept that he’s a local celebrity, but how else would you explain the furor that resulted when he shaved off his mustache... .. read more..

Federal officials to host Medicare workshop in Cedar Rapids
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:05 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — A two-and-a-half-day workshop on Medicare is planned in Cedar Rapids this fall. The Kansas City, Mo., regional office of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,... .. read more..

Iowa’s overbearing gaming laws are no fun
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 04:04 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

At long last, Iowa is expected to join the civilized, fun-loving world. Dave and Buster’s, an arcade chain and marketed toward adults, reportedly plans to open its first Iowa location next... .. read more..

'He definitely believes in me': Iowa target Andre Jackson goes in-d...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 03:59 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Jackson spent some time with the Register at the Peach Invitational to go in-depth on his recruitment, his relationship with the Hawkeyes and much more.              .. read more..

Speak for children who can’t speak for themselves
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 03:55 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Court Appointed Special Advocate program, which is staffed by volunteers who are ordinary citizens gives a child in need of assistance a voice and a supportive partner as the case winds its way through the courts.              .. read more..

Find dozens of ideas for things to do, activities and events in Des Moines
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 03:53 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Browse the top events, activities and things to do in Des Moines and Central Iowa - including festivals, music, concerts, theater, arts, and drinks.              .. read more..

Cory Booker tells a joke at Pride Camp
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 03:52 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, tells a "dirty" joke while visiting the Iowa Safe Schools Pride Camp on July 15, 2019.              .. read more..

John Hickenlooper speaks with the Register
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 03:42 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

John Hickenlooper discusses his campaign with the Register's editorial board on July 8.              .. read more..

Celebrate, don't imitate, Apollo 11
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 03:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The real promise of space exploration was realized by those ingenious, tireless, economical and endlessly versatile unmanned spacecraft.              .. read more..

Environmentalists put more pressure on Cargill to slow forest-to-farm movemen...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 02:52 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

MINNEAPOLIS — Pressure is mounting on Cargill to do more for native vegetation in Brazil, South America’s food powerhouse. Environmental groups want the Minnetonka, Minn.-based grain... .. read more..

Brazil’s soybean lead gets boost from new routes
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 02:49 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Brazil, the biggest soybean exporter, is strengthening its lead against the United States after trading giants spent billions of dollars on building new terminals and developing routes to ports in... .. read more..

President Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his ‘racist’ attacks...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 02:36 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

WASHINGTON — Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump’s attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those... .. read more..

Jackson County prosecutor back at work after beer-related incident
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 02:15 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Assistant Jackson County Attorney Amanda Lassance has returned to work and is prosecuting drunken driving cases after having been involved in an alcohol-related incident in April during which police... .. read more..

LIVE: Presidential candidates discuss issues facing older voters in AARP/Regi...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 01:12 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

DES MOINES — In a series of forums this week, nineteen Democratic presidential hopefuls will be asked their views on issues ranging from how they would lower prescription drug costs to the... .. read more..

Cargill hopes for approval for new proposed site for rail yard
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12:40 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Agricultural giant Cargill is proposing a new site on private land to build a rail yard for its corn-milling operation, but neighbors continue to raise concerns about noise,... .. read more..

Three teens face robbery charges in Cedar Rapids armed attack
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three teens faces robbery charges after a man flagged down patrol officers over the weekend to report he’d been confronted at gunpoint. According to a criminal... .. read more..

Ready to Rummage in that Ramp: Annual Iowa City waste-reduction sales event s...
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:30 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Despite a minor relocation, officials with Iowa City’s annual Rummage in the Ramp say they’re prepared for another successful year. The city-sponsored program, which began in 2007 as a... .. read more..

Floyd County Fair recovers from tornado just in time
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:30 AM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

The tornado wiped out numerous buildings in May, but the Floyd County Fair will go on this week. .. read more..

Miller-Meeks exploring bid for Iowa 2nd District seat in 2020
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:23 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — State Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks has confirmed she’s looking at making a run for the Iowa 2nd District U.S. House seat in 2020. It will be an open-seat race because... .. read more..

Motorcyclist flown to UIHC after crash with SUV in Fairfax
Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 at 10:21 AM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

A motorcyclist was flown by helicopter to Iowa City for life-threatening injuries after a teen driver turned an SUV in front of the motorcycle Monday morning in Fairfax. Zachary Taylor, 23, was... .. read more..

For Democrat Steve Bullock, the top issue is ‘dark money’
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 10:24 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — To describe what he would do as president in 2021, Steve Bullock harks back to the Gilded Age of the late 1800s, when the wealthy copper mining barons of Montana wielded... .. read more..

As federal deficit mounts, presidential candidates sweep it under the rug
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 08:32 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

WASHINGTON — In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for president, the word “deficit” was never uttered and the government’s debt was mentioned only once. The... .. read more..

Feds: Iowa couple sexually assaulted Guatemalan girl
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 07:48 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

SIOUX CITY — A Sioux City couple brought an undocumented Guatemalan girl to Sioux City and sexually assaulted her, federal authorities say. According to federal court documents, sometime... .. read more..

So far, so good, Tom Vilsack says of Democrats’ efforts to win rural v...
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 07:28 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

It appears Democrats got the message about needing to reconnect with rural voters, according to a couple of Iowa Democrats who have been pushing for their party’s candidates to get out of the... .. read more..

10 Democratic candidates in NewBo agree on one thing: Get Trump
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 07:16 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — They called for health care for all and better schools, living wages, free community college and job training, retirement security, infrastructure and confronting climate... .. read more..

2 Injured in Accident Involving Semis, U-Haul on Interstate 80
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 07:12 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa — Two people were injured in an accident involving two semi trucks and a U-Haul truck on Interstate 80 Sunday evening. The accident happened just before 5 p.m. near the 191 milemarker outside Malcom on I-80 eastbound. The Iowa State Patrol said one of the semis caught... .. read more..

Presidential politics beats the heat at Progress Iowa Corn Feed
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 07:00 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Ninety-degree heat, layers of sweat, cramps and the absence of his preferred candidate was not going to keep Jacob Poorman from getting the 17th signature on his baseball from a... .. read more..

ICE Has Begun Raids to Round up Undocumented Immigrants, Official Says
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 06:07 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

UNITED STATES — Immigration authorities have begun conducting raids, a senior administration official said Sunday, in an operation expected to target about 2,000 undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country. The raids, which will focus on recent arrivals to the c... .. read more..

Ankeny Doctors Using Innovative Surgery to Treat Bunions
Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 05:35 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

ANKENY, Iowa — Thirty percent of the population has bunions on their feet. In the past, the corrective surgery was invasive and painful, and patients still had bunions reoccur 50 percent of the time. But two surgeons in Ankeny created a procedure that brings the reoccurrence rate down to tw... .. read more..

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