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I'm a Multimedia Producer for WHO-TV. I’m the resident British chap with a dodgy accent. I post stories on our website and keep our social media profiles updated. Get in contact if you have a story for our community pages.

I went to university in Edinburgh, Scotland and London, England. I joined WHO in November, 2012 after a year teaching in South Korea, Jindo Style!

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    Police: Man Who Set His Nevada House on Fire and Slammed into Gas Station Arrested

    NEVADA, Iowa – Officials have arrested a man they believe set his house on fire, crashed into a convenience store and led deputies on a chase early Thursday morning. Authorities first responded to a fire at about 7:20 a.m. on 4th Street and F Street. A house and a detached garage were both fully engulfed when firefighters arrived, which led authorities to believe the incident was suspicious. No one was at home at the time of the fire. Crews from neighboring […]

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    Marshalltown Police Fatally Shoot Armed Suspect Overnight

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — One person was killed after an officer-involved shooting in Marshalltown Wednesday morning. The incident happened just before 4 a.m. in the area of 2nd Avenue and Linn Street. Authorities say two Marshalltown police officers were involved in a shooting with a suspect who was armed with a handgun. “Officers were on routine patrol and encountered this suspect. At some point the suspect produced a handgun and shots were exchanged,” Marshalltown police Chief Michael Tupper told Channel 13. […]

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    5 Iowa Counties Added to Growing List Affected by Emerald Ash Borer

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources have added five counties to the list of areas where the emerald ash borer is present. Infestations have been confirmed in Appanoose, Mahaska, Marion and Monroe counties. It brings the total to 18 in Iowa with Allamakee, Des Moines, Jefferson, Cedar, Union, Black Hawk, Wapello, Bremer, Jasper, Henry, Muscatine, and Story counties also affected. “It is extremely difficult to identify when emerald ash borers are new to an area. Trees may be […]

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    Drug House Charge Against Iowa State Basketball Player Dismissed

    AMES, Iowa – A drug house charge against Iowa State University men’s basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones has been dismissed. Police were called to Bryce Dejean-Jones’ apartment complex at about 3 a.m. Thursday on a noise complaint. When they arrived they smelled marijuana, obtained a warrant and entered the apartment. Inside they found Bryce Dejean-Jones and three or four other people along with a small amount of marijuana. Dejean-Jones was arrested and charged with hosting a drug house, a serious misdemeanor, as […]

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    Study: Iowans Have Second Best Drivers in the Nation

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A study has found Iowa has the second best drivers in the nation. A list of the nation’s worst drivers was compiled by carinsurancecomparison.com factoring fatalities, drunk driving, speeding, careless driving and failure to obey. The data was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Minnesota was ranked the best state while Montana and South Carolina tied for having the worst drivers. The study’s authors say the data is used by insurance companies to determine drivers’ […]

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    Driver Accused of 10th OWI Blames it on Beer Battered Fish

    ADAMS COUNTY, Wisconsin – A Wisconsin man charged with his 10th OWI came up with a fishy excuse when he was pulled over. WJFW reports John Przybyla, 75, was stopped October 12 after an Adams County deputy noticed he crossed the center line and had a broken tail light. When Przybyla was asked how much he had to drink, he denied drinking alcohol but said he had eaten beer battered fish, the criminal complaint states. Przybyla blew a .062 but […]

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    Photo Gallery: Your Snow Pictures

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Several inches of snow fell over central Iowa early Wednesday morning making driving difficult for commuters and holiday travelers. The heaviest snow fell between Fort Dodge and Ames with Gilmore City seeing nearly four inches. Des Moines saw close to two inches. Here’s a selection of your images:

  • Pete Polson, 32, appeared before a judge facing attempted murder charges (WHO-HD)

    Victims of Pleasant Hill Shootings Identified

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The names of the two victims hospitalized by a shooting spree in Pleasant Hill Monday morning have been released. Police say Pete Polson, 32, shot at three men at three different locations during a 12-minute shooting rampage Monday morning. All men just happened to be standing outside at the time. According to Mark Mitchell’s family, he was shot in the stomach outside his home on Ridgewood Boulevard at 6:32 a.m. At 6:36 a.m. Zach Whitehill was […]

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    Threat Made on Yik Yak Against Pleasant Hill Police

    PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – Pleasant Hill police say a threat was made against them on a social media app overnight. The latest threat comes after a similar one was made against Southeast Polk High School, Sunday. On Monday morning, in an unrelated incident, a man went on a random shooting spree in Pleasant Hill that hospitalized two. Police arrested Pete Polson, 32, in relation to that incident. He faces 11 charges including attempted murder. Police say Wednesday’s threat was made […]

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    Police Think Des Moines Man May Have Randomly Targeted Shooting Victims

    PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — A Des Moines man is facing numerous charges, including two counts of attempted murder, following three shootings in Pleasant Hill Monday morning. Pete Polson, 32, is accused of opening fire at three different locations, injuring two people during the shooting spree. WATCH: Press Conference on Monday Morning Shootings Polson has been charged with two counts of attempted murder. According to police, he also faces two counts of willful injury, three counts of intimidation with a dangerous weapon […]

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    Shooting Sends Des Moines Schools on Lockdown

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A shooting in Des Moines’ east-side Monday morning led to lockdowns at three schools. East High, Hiatt Middle and Carver Elementary were put on a partial lockdown after an incident nearby, a school official told Channel 13. Police were called to a shooting at a strip mall parking lot on 1330 East University and York Street at about 8:30 a.m. Monday. Police say it started with a dispute between four people when one them pulled out […]

  • Adump truck box became wedged under a bridge on I-35 near the Huxley exit Thursday (WHO-HD)

    Dump Truck Hits Overpass on I-35 Near Huxley

    HUXLEY, Iowa — Traffic on the northbound lanes of Interstate-35 was backed up after a dump truck hit an overhead bridge between Ankeny and Ames. The Iowa State Patrol says the incident happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. Thursday at the Huxley exit. The driver told police he accidentally pushed the button to lift the box but wasn’t aware of it. The hydraulics made the truck lose power before it hit the overpass. The box then became wedged under the bridge. […]


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