The disappearance and death of Mollie Tibbetts

THE DISAPPEARANCE AND DEATH OF MOLLIE TIBBETTS

On May 17, Cristhian Bahena Rivera will be placed on trial for charges connected to the 2018 death of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts.

Downtown DSM to block off streets for entertainment district

DOWNTOWN DSM TO BLOCK OFF STREETS FOR ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

Between May 21 and Sept. 4, each Friday and Saturday parts of Court Avenue will be closed to traffic. This will allow for outdoor seating,...

 
 
 
DART unveils new artwork on bus shelter

DART UNVEILS NEW ARTWORK ON BUS SHELTER

This is a pilot project by DART that will one day expand to other bus shelters around the metro.

Iowa GOP leaders work on bill banning transgender athletes from girls' sports

IOWA GOP LEADERS WORK ON BILL BANNING TRANSGENDER ATHLETES FROM GIRLS' SPORTS

Gov. Kim Reynolds said banning transgender youth in sports is a fairness issue to other girls, but opponents argue all children should...

 
 
 
Movie Review: 'Spiral: From the Book of Saw'

MOVIE REVIEW: 'SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW'

With a new premise and an old director, can this franchise rise from the dead?

Movie Review: 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

MOVIE REVIEW: 'THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD'

A smokejumper, a child and a pair of assassins walk into a forest fire

 
 
 
Budget negotiations continue at the Statehouse

BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE AT THE STATEHOUSE

Leaders at the Statehouse said Friday that progress is being made on the state budget two weeks after the legislature was set to adjourn.

Principal Park eases restrictions for Iowa Cubs games

PRINCIPAL PARK EASES RESTRICTIONS FOR IOWA CUBS GAMES

The Iowa Cubs “highly encourage” continued mask use for non-vaccinated fans, but masks will not be required at Principal Park.

 
 
 
Woman says she lost $26 million winning lottery ticket by accidentally putting it through the wash

WOMAN SAYS SHE LOST $26 MILLION WINNING LOTTERY TICKET BY ACCIDENTALLY PUTTING IT THROUGH THE WASH

The winner of a $26 million California Lottery prize may have literally washed the chance of a fortune down the drain.

Authorities identify man killed in three-vehicle crash

AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY MAN KILLED IN THREE-VEHICLE CRASH

A woman has been charged with the crash that killed a Des Moines man.

 
 
 
Following CDC guidance, Des Moines drops mask requirement

FOLLOWING CDC GUIDANCE, DES MOINES DROPS MASK REQUIREMENT

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie on Friday removed the city's COVID-19 mandatory face-covering requirement

Remembering Mollie Tibbetts

REMEMBERING MOLLIE TIBBETTS

As the trial in connection with her death approaches, we remember Mollie Tibbetts' life and legacy.

 
 
 
Carole Baskin is offering a $5,000 reward for the tiger missing in Houston

CAROLE BASKIN IS OFFERING A $5,000 REWARD FOR THE TIGER MISSING IN HOUSTON

"Tiger King" star Carole Baskin is offering a $5,000 reward in connection with the tiger that has been missing in Houston since Sunday.

Developing: Explosion reported at Jefferson grain elevator

DEVELOPING: EXPLOSION REPORTED AT JEFFERSON GRAIN ELEVATOR

Authorities have confirmed an explosion at a grain elevator in Jefferson Friday morning.

 
 
 
How to tell if your sunscreen has expired

HOW TO TELL IF YOUR SUNSCREEN HAS EXPIRED

Read this before you use last year's bottle.

'There's no middle ground': Parents suing school district over mask mandate

'THERE'S NO MIDDLE GROUND': PARENTS SUING SCHOOL DISTRICT OVER MASK MANDATE

Parents in Iowa are suing their school district over its mask mandate.

 
 
 
Des Moines woman faces multiple charges in deadly 3-vehicle crash

DES MOINES WOMAN FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES IN DEADLY 3-VEHICLE CRASH

The Des Moines Police Department said a woman faces multiple charges in a fatal crash near Guthrie and Hubbell avenues on Thursday...

Headed to State! Area athletes shine in Thursday's qualifiers

HEADED TO STATE! AREA ATHLETES SHINE IN THURSDAY'S QUALIFIERS

Highlights from the State Qualifying meet in Urbandale

 
 
 
Tax Day is Monday. Here's what you need to know after a year of pandemic stimulus checks

TAX DAY IS MONDAY. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AFTER A YEAR OF PANDEMIC STIMULUS CHECKS

"Do I need to include my stimulus checks in my taxes this year?" Do your taxes in confidence this year with the biggest questions looming...

Police: Person in serious condition after three-vehicle crash

POLICE: PERSON IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER THREE-VEHICLE CRASH

The intersection is closed for the time being.

 
 
 



Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday's lineup... Read more ...

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

The former Yankee has scored a home run and sold off his Tampa mansion, which he once rented out to Tom Brady, for $22.5 million after eight months on the market. Read more ...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction?...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction? Biden revokes more Trump executive orders

US President Joe Biden has revoked a number of executive orders by his predecessor Donald Trump, including those seeking to protect monuments and combat online censorship, and... Read more ...

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Amid a growing southern border crisis, President Biden on Friday met privately with six people brought to the US illegally as children and repealed a long-stalled Trump... Read more ...

Abreu, Dozier collide, Royals snap 11-game skid, beat Chisox

Abreu, Dozier collide, Royals snap 11-game skid, beat Chisox

CHICAGO - White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Kansas City batter Hunter Dozier were forced to leave after a frightening collision on a popup, and the Royals ended an 11-game... Read more ...

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use a sliver of the state's massive budget surplus to give poor people money each month with no rules on how they spend it. Read more ...

A rain chance for a part of the weekend

A rain chance for a part of the weekend

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NH hopes to encourage hospitals, nursing homes to make mental health beds...

NH hopes to encourage hospitals, nursing homes to make mental health beds available

New Hampshire is offering a $12 million incentive program to end the crisis of boarding mental health patients in hospital emergency rooms. Read more ...

Medina Spirit cleared to run Preakness after passing drug tests

Medina Spirit cleared to run Preakness after passing drug tests

BALTIMORE - Medina Spirit has passed three rounds of prerace drug testing and been cleared to run in the Preakness on Saturday. Maryland racing officials said Friday tests on... Read more ...

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

A contentious nomination process kept Neera Tanden out of President Joe Biden's Cabinet, but she still landed in the White House. The White House confirmed on Friday that Biden... Read more ...