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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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    Girl, 14, Arrested for Stealing Des Moines Police Patrol Car

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A 14-year-old girl is facing felony theft after police say she took off with a patrol car Sunday night. An officer was called to the 1200 block of Stewart Street on a report of a dispute at 9:43 PM. He left the engine running when he went inside. “Once the officer completed the contact inside the house, he came outside and obviously first thing he noticed his car was missing,” said Des Moines Police Sgt. Jason […]

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    Fatal Overnight Stabbing ‘Justifiable Homicide’

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are calling a deadly stabbing on the city’s south side a “justifiable homicide.” Police were called to 1141 Amos Avenue at about 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. Officers say Jahron Parker, 34, was visiting a resident living in the basement of the house. They say Parker went upstairs and pounded on the door of the first floor where another resident lives. Christopher Bear answered the door and Parker attacked him forcing him back into […]

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    Jasper County Courthouse on Lockdown

    NEWTON, Iowa – The Jasper County Courthouse has been put on lockdown after they received a bomb threat Monday morning. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. Officials say the court was evacuated and will remain closed until they get the all clear. Sweeps of the courthouse are currently underway. Check back for updates.

  • The NWS has confirmed this picture was taken by their student volunteer Josh Zeman 4 miles west of Plover and stayed in the field.

    Photo Gallery: 55 Top Images of 2014

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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 […]

  • A map of the worst drivers in the country (Courtesy: carinsurancecomparison.com)

    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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