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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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    ATTEMPTED ROBBERY: Fort Dodge Store Clerk Pulls Gun

    Fort Dodge police say they are thankful a store clerk was unharmed during an attempted robbery. Officers say a 50-to-60-year-old man approached the clerk at the Discount Text Book store shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday demanding money. The man allegedly threatened the clerk with a can of mace. But instead of complying, police say the clerk pulled out a handgun and told the man to leave. Officers say the 5’05” tall suspect fled the store without any money. Fort Dodge […]

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    MUSIC VIDEO: Ames Song Going Viral For The Wrong Reasons

    A video profiling the city of Ames is getting reaction on the internet. The catchy “Hooray for Ames” song was produced by Water Rocks for the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost of Iowa State University. The video was made as a fun recruiting tool to attract new faculty to ISU. Some are mocking the attempt. With lyrics like, “Ames is a safe place, the crime rate is low” and “The water’s so great it won awards, many cultures […]

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    SPRING STORM: Viewer Hail & Flooding Pictures

    Hail and heavy downpours descended over central Iowa Tuesday causing flash flooding. Take a look at these pictures sent in by Channel 13 viewers...

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    YEARBOOK PRANK: Teen’s Hidden Message Jeopardizes Graduation

    A Georgia teenager’s tongue-in-cheek yearbook message nearly prevented her from graduating. According to WSB-TV, Paris Gray, who is the senior class vice president and a member of SADD, received an in-school suspension after a hidden meaning was discovered in the quote next to her picture in the yearbook. Gray used elements from the periodic chart. The message was: “When the going gets tough just remember to Barium, Carbon, Potassium, Thorium, Astatine, Arsenic, Sulfur, Uranium, Phosphorus.” However, it’s the abbreviation for […]

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    ARKANSAS STING: Grimes Teen Charged In Girl’s Rape

    A Grimes teenager is in custody in Arkansas accused of raping a young girl he met online. Adam Webb was arrested and charged Monday on suspicion of rape. Authorities say the 18-year-old drove to Arkansas in April and had sex with a 12-year-old girl he met online. The sheriff’s office was notified of the incident. When Webb returned to the girl’s home this week, police were waiting for him. He has been arrested on suspicion of rape and distributing, possessing […]

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    MANHUNT ENDS: Carroll Stabbing Suspect Arrested

    The man at the center of a day-long manhunt in Carroll has been found and arrested. Police say 25-year-old Christine Burtnett was stabbed by her boyfriend, 27-year-old Mark Lee at about 7 a.m. Friday at 1308 North Main Street. A neighbor told Channel 13 a woman covered in blood came to her house and pounded on the door asking for help. “She was bloodied, had dried blood all over her face. She was very hard to understand. She could hardly […]

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    NASCAR VISIT: Drivers Surprise Patients In Hospital

    Young patients at Mercy Medical Center got a special treat Thursday morning when NASCAR drivers made a pit stop at their rooms. The racers got to hang out with the children of all ages and sign posters. They are in town for the NASCAR Nationwide Series at the Iowa Speedway this weekend. One of the drivers said it was their first time volunteering at a hospital. “It’s just so awesome to make these kids day. I mean they are going […]

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    STUDENT ARRESTED: Woman, 31, Posed As High School Sophomore

    A woman is behind bars after allegedly pretending to be half her age so she could attend a high school. Teachers and students at the east Texas high school were stunned to find a student enrolled since October, 2013 was actually 31-years-old. According to KLTV, police say Charity Johnson posed as 15-year-old high school sophomore Charity Stevens. Police arrested Johnson for failure to identify/giving false, fictitious information. KLTV reported that a family took in Charity after she claimed she came […]

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    EVANSDALE MURDERS: Police Rule Out Klunder

    Police in eastern Iowa have ruled out a suspect in the case of two girls killed in 2012. Evansdale cousins Lyric Cook and Elizabeth Collins went missing in July of that year. Their bodies were found by a hunter that December 20 miles from where they were last seen. In May of 2013, Michael Klunder abducted two girls near Dayton. One of the girls was able to escape, but he killed the other before taking his own life. Despite not […]

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    IMMIGRATION REFORM: King Blamed For Bill’s Delay

    A fight over illegal immigration has some lawmakers blaming an Iowa congressman. Last year the US Senate approved an immigration reform bill allowing a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. The House is yet to take it up and without action by August it is unlikely to make it to President Obama’s desk. “If nothing happens during this window it is clear that this has occurred because Steve King calls the shots and he has won the immigration debate in […]

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    STORMY SUNDAY: Three Tornadoes Confirmed

    The National Weather Service has found evidence of three tornadoes in central Iowa from Sunday night’s storms. The largest of the tornadoes destroyed several condos as it tracked over 25 miles from near Guthrie Center to Yale at wind speeds of about 120 miles per hour. At its peak over Lake Panorama it reached a low EF-2 intensity. Storm photo gallery A second tornado also trailed over Lake Panorama dispelling the myth that tornadoes don’t form over bodies of water. […]

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    RARE BIRTH: Twin Sisters Born Holding Hands

    The birth of Ohio twins is gaining international attention. Jenna and Jillian were born Friday to Sarah and Bill Thistlethwaite, of Orville, at Akron General Medical Center. They are considered ‘mono mono’ twins — where the babies shared an amniotic sack. Their birth was rare enough in itself; mono mono twins happen in about 1 in 10,000 twin pregnancies. Because of complications, some never survive to birth. But on top of that, seconds after nurses held the babies up to […]


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