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I'm a graduate of Buena Vista University but grew up in northeast Iowa and spent my summers in northern Minnesota. I love spending time outdoors and playing for the Des Moines Women's Rugby Club.

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    Vehicular Homicide Charge Filed After Adel Woman Killed in Crash

    ADEL, Iowa — A Dexter man is charged with vehicular homicide after officials say he crashed into another car, killing a woman over the weekend. Thirty-eight-year-old Justin Krutsinger is being held in the Dallas County Jail on a bond of $25,000. He is also charged with OWI. A spokesman with the Iowa State Patrol says Krutsinger was driving west on Highway 6 and had just crossed the Raccoon River when he rear-ended another vehicle shortly after midnight Saturday. Krutsinger’s vehicle, […]

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    Ankeny Woman Arrested in Connection with Another Adoption Scam

    ANKENY, Iowa — Police say an Ankeny woman is in trouble with the law again in connection with an adoption scam. Twenty-nine-year-old Tracy Bess was arrested last Friday on a 4th degree theft charge for allegedly accepting $200 from a DeWitt couple hoping to adopt a baby. Police say Bess was not pregnant when she conducted the scam. This isn’t Bess’ first time tricking prospective adoptive parents into providing financial and emotional support in hopes of adopting a baby. Ankeny […]

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    Name of Victim in Deadly Shooting Released

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police have released the name of a man shot to death on Des Moines’ south side Sunday. Thirty-five-year-old Mark Hruska was found dead at 321 East Diehl Avenue. Police say he died from gunshot wounds. Police were called to address around 5:00 p.m. after they say a neighbor, 30-year-old Patrick Kirwan, called his girlfriend to confess to the shooting. The girlfriend then contacted police. Kirwan is charged with first degree murder and is being […]

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    Change in Domestic Violence Laws Proposed

    Urge your legislator to vote for Senate File: 23   Soaring Hearts Foundation

  • Body of Missing Oskaloosa Woman Found Near Grimes

    POLK COUNTY, Iowa — Officials located the body of a missing Oskaloosa woman near Grimes on Friday. Family members confirm to Channel 13 News the body of Sallie West, 45, of Oskaloosa, was located while searching an area of Beaver Creek, north of Grimes. West’s car was found in the creek Friday morning.  She had been reported missing earlier this week. Sgt. Brandon Bracelin with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy was searching the area at 9:24 a.m. in connection with West’s disappearance and […]

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    Car Theft Suspect Arrested Following Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Dallas County authorities say a Grimes man escaped the custody of a Woodward police officer only to end up in custody in Des Moines Thursday night. 28 year old Anthony McGilvrey of Grimes was pulled over by Woodward Police shortly after 6 PM Thursday for driving while barred. An officer placed him in handcuffs and put him in the back of a squad car. It turns out McGilvrey’s crime spree was only beginning. “I know he […]

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    Watch This Much Needed Reminder of Summer

    DES MOINES, Iowa — This is the winter that doesn’t seem like it will ever end. Snow, cold, more snow, extreme cold — it’s enough to make anyone a little depressed. Our friends Brian and Wil Abeling of West Des Moines are hoping to help snap people out of the winter funk and remind everyone of the things to look forward to this summer. Wil created an amazing video from photos taken by his dad during 2014’s summer. Enjoy the […]

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    Iowa State Fair Snags Carrie Underwood for Grandstand Performance

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa State Fair is adding another country superstar to the Grandstand lineup for 2015. According to the fair’s Facebook page, former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will perform on August 17th. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. and the opening act will be Michael Ray. Underwood joins other announced Granstand acts Reba McEntire, Def Leppard, Justin Moore, Casting Crowns, and Alabama. The Iowa State Fair runs August 13th through the 23rd.


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