Tokyo Olympics Day 9: BMX freestyle, gymnastics and more
Posted Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 02:00 AM courtesy of Top Stories


BMX freestyle put on quite a show in its Olympic debut. Here's what to watch on the ninth day of the Olympic Games in Tokyo....read more..

Action continues during knockout round opener of beach volleyball
Posted Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 02:00 AM courtesy of Top Stories


Americans Sarah Sponcil and Kelly Claes entered the Tokyo Games as the hottest team in the world....read more..

'Overwhelming demand': US gun sales continue to soar
Posted Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 01:22 AM courtesy of Top Stories


The pandemic, social unrest and a rise in violent crime have prompted millions to buy guns for protection or to take up shooting for sport....read more..

Olympic Swimming: Today's events cap 9 days of swimming competition at the T...
Posted Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 12:19 AM courtesy of Top Stories


Caeleb Dressel hopes to make history at this year's Olympics....read more..

BMX freestyle makes its Olympic debut
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:39 PM courtesy of Top Stories


BMX freestyle has the eye appeal to be a big hit with riders flipping, twisting and spinning their handlebars....read more..

Simone Biles pulls out of individual floor exercise at Tokyo Olympics
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:57 PM courtesy of Top Stories


This comes after the American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday's all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being....read more..

Back to school event aims to support refugees in Iowa
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:39 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Organizers said this year's event for refugees was the biggest they've had....read more..

Iowa National Guard troops welcomed home after yearlong deployment in Afghani...
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:37 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


250 soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery are greeted at ceremonies in Des Moines, Fort Dodge and Alexandria, Minnesota.           ...read more..

Lawmakers push for eviction moratorium extension as midnight approaches
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:37 PM courtesy of Top Stories


On Saturday night the CDC's eviction moratorium expires....read more..

RAGBRAI 2021: Day 7 photos, 31.6 miles from Dewitt to Clinton
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:34 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Day 7 of RAGBRAI 2021 took riders 31.6 miles from Dewitt to Clinton           ...read more..

Picture perfect weekend
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:28 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Meteorologist Metinka Slater brings the latest in KCCI weather....read more..

Bacon may disappear in California as pig rules take effect
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:15 PM courtesy of Top Stories


At the beginning of next year, California will begin enforcing an animal welfare proposition approved overwhelmingly by voters in 2018 that requires more space for breeding pigs, egg-laying chickens and veal calves....read more..

RAGBRAI 2021: See all of our photos, videos, stories from the bike ride acros...
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 10:13 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Even if you're not on the route you can still take in the sights and sounds of RAGBRAI XLVIII.           ...read more..

Des Moines Menace defeats NC Fusion U23 to win USL League Two National Final
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 09:57 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Des Moines has a championship soccer team.           ...read more..

'Until we see him again': State Rep. John Landon dies at 71
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 08:36 PM courtesy of Top Stories


John Landon was a current member of the House of Representatives for District 37. The Republican initially entered office in 2013....read more..

Medals rolling in for track & field at Olympic Stadium
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 08:12 PM courtesy of Top Stories


The American lineup for the 4x400 mixed relay was rather unexpected — no Allyson Felix....read more..

Iowa state baseball: Pleasant Valley denies Johnston's repeat bid in Class 4A...
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 07:12 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


The Class 4A title game featured the defending champion against the No. 1 seed. Johnston and Pleasant Valley delivered a thriller.           ...read more..

Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID-19 cases
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 06:57 PM courtesy of Top Stories


The state has become the new national epicenter for the virus....read more..

Windsor Heights PD says one person was injured in overnight shooting
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 06:21 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Police said initial reports indicated a man was shot after a fight ensued....read more..

Ames PD investigates body found in dilapidated shack
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 06:20 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Police responded to S. Duff Avenue after a citizen reported a decomposing body found in the shack....read more..

Joy and tears as Iowa Army National Guard soldiers return home
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 06:19 PM courtesy of Top Stories


About 250 soldiers returned to Iowa Saturday. They had been deployed for a full year....read more..

Even with no fans in Olympic soccer stadium, pressure causes best to miss
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 04:43 PM courtesy of Top Stories


"I think we’ve obviously practiced for those moments and everybody was really big stepping up," Rose Lavelle said....read more..

Perfectly impossible: Olympic gymnasts wrestle with the imperfect
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 04:15 PM courtesy of Top Stories


No elite gymnast — not even American star and six-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles — has received a perfect score since the sport moved off the “10” system to a new Code of Points in 2006....read more..

Record-breaking jackpot: Man wins over $690K on $1 slot machine
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 03:37 PM courtesy of Top Stories


A $1 bet just made one lucky player the biggest jackpot winner at a casino...read more..

'An incredible place to ride a bicycle:' New director looks back on a success...
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 03:25 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


RAGBRAI Director Dieter Drake is already planning for coming rides, including 2023's RAGBRAI L — the 50th anniversary.           ...read more..

One dead, five injured in Arizona bee swarm attack
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 03:08 PM courtesy of Top Stories


Workers found an open hive weighing about 100 pounds in a nearby tree....read more..

Rekha Basu: Women the world over fight for survival, environment and equality...
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 02:55 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Register columnist: Despite women's gains globally, authoritarian governments, political movements and religious fundamentalism generate backlash.           ...read more..

Birch: It's a painful week for Iowa Cubs fans, who knew Bryant, Baez and Rizz...
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 02:37 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and Javier Baez weren't just fan favorites in Chicago. First, they became popular players for the Iowa Cubs in Des Moines.           ...read more..

Minnesota racetrack promoter sorry for backing announcer's racist rant
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 02:26 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


McCorkell initially defended Oelke and said he would support him at Fairmont. But now he says he's learned a lot about the issues behind the protest.           ...read more..

Son of Drake women's basketball assistant coach has rare birth defect
Posted Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:43 AM courtesy of Des Moines - Home


Kayla and Rick Karius turned to support on social media, coaching circles and their faith after their son was born with a rare birth defect.           ...read more..

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