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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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    Traffic Enforcement Project Focusing on I-235

    POLK COUNTY, Iowa – Drivers breaking the traffic rules will be the target of a special enforcement project Friday morning. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says several central Iowa law enforcement agencies will be increasing their presence on I-235. The effort is due to a partnership between the Central Iowa Traffic Safety Task Force and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau. The special focus for officers will be catching drivers who are speeding and not wearing their seatbelts, but all traffic […]

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    Des Moines Police Release Homicide Victim’s Name

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have released the name of a man killed in a shooting Tuesday night. Twenty-year-old Augustin Kouh was found dead in the 800 block of Shawnee Avenue around 6:40 p.m. Police say they were called to the area on a report of a shooting. Another shooting victim, 18-year-old Nelson Atary, drove himself to Mercy Hospital while officers were investigating the first crime scene, and they quickly determined the two shootings were related. Atary suffered a gunshot […]

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    Iowa Road Conditions

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    ‘Person of Interest’ in Des Moines Murder Taken Into Custody

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A person wanted by police in connection with a Des Moines murder has been arrested and is in the Polk County Jail. Police say 33-year-old Ricco Riley was taken into custody Monday in Cedar Rapids. He was wanted on a material witness warrant and a first degree robbery warrant in connection with the murder of Michael Huckleberry. Police are calling Riley a person of interest in the case. Huckleberry’s body was discovered January 29th in an […]

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    Police: Man Set Fire to Ex’s Des Moines Home

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have one person in custody after witnesses say a man set fire to his ex’s home Tuesday morning. Fire crews were called to 6030 Urbandale around 7:20 a.m. after neighbors called them about a man breaking out windows and setting a fire. Police were able to locate the suspect near Merle Hay and Ovid. He was taken into custody without incident. His name has not been released and no charges have been filed yet in […]

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    Credit Card Skimmer Found at Des Moines Kum & Go

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines police are investigating after a credit card skimmer was found at a gas station on the city’s south side. Officers were called to the Kum & Go at 3200 SE 14th St. around 4:00 p.m. Monday after employees called about a possible credit card skimmer at the gas pumps. Employees opened up the gas pump and found a small skimmer attached to the credit card reader. Officials aren’t sure how long the skimmer was […]

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    Arrest Made in Urbandale Bank Break-In

    URBANDALE, Iowa – An Urbandale man is in the Polk County Jail after police say he broke into a bank last Friday. Police say they were called to the West Bank at 3255 99th St. on an alarm around 9:20 p.m. on Feb. 3rd. When they arrived they found a glass door had been shattered. Officers found 45-year-old Samir Rakovic inside the bank, hiding under a desk. Rakovic is charged with third degree burglary and is being held on a […]

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    Oldest Iowan Dies at Age of 111

    CARLISLE, Iowa – The oldest person in Iowa passed away over the weekend. The family of supercentenarian Tressa Bartholomew tells Channel 13 she died Sunday morning in Carlisle. According to the Gerontology Research Group, before her death the 111-year-old was the oldest Iowan and the 44th-oldest person in the world. Channel 13 had the chance to celebrate Tressa’s 110th birthday with her. She told us then she didn’t have a secret to a long life, but she offered this advice […]

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    Police: Father Injured by Son in Stabbing Incident

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police say an argument between a father and son ended with the father in the hospital early Monday morning. It happened in the 6000 block of Southwest 14th just before 2:00 a.m. Police tell us a father and son got into a fight and the father ended up with a minor stab wound on his chest. He was transported to the hospital for treatment. No charges have been filed yet in the case.

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    DCI Completes Pella Walmart Crash Investigation

    PELLA, Iowa – The investigation into a deadly crash at the Pella Walmart is progressing but the Marion County attorney says he is still waiting on more information before deciding whether charges will be filed in the case. County attorney Ed Bull says the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation completed its report on the case earlier this week and passed it on to his office. He is still waiting for the Iowa State Patrol’s technical investigation into the crash to […]


    Congressman Who Introduced National Parks Drilling Bill Got $250K from Big Energy

    A January 2016 national survey shows that support for the National Park system remains high and bipartisan: 77 percent of registered voters say that the United States benefits from the system, and 55 percent say that they personally benefit.