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  • Nevada Woman Killed in Sunday Morning Accident

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa  —  A Nevada woman was killed early Sunday morning in a crash the Iowa State Patrol says was caused by a driver ignoring a stop sign. The crash happened right around midnight on Sunday at the intersection of Highway 169 and 280th Street just South of Ogden. According to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, 24-year-old Jordan Ihel of Polk City was eastbound on 280th Street and missed a stop sign at the intersection with Highway 169.  […]

  • Pizza Worker Accused of Putting Rat Poison in Cheese

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Customers at a North Carolina pizzeria may have dodged a close one last week. The News & Observer reports an employee at Fayetteville’s Primo Pizza was arrested Wednesday and accused of mixing what cops believe was rat poison in with the shredded cheese. Per a Fayetteville Police release, a sharp-eyed manager was prepping a pizza pie last Friday when he noticed “an unknown substance” in the pizza topping and went to check out the restaurant’s surveillance footage. He says the […]

  • Missing Ankeny Teen Found Safe

    ANKENY, Iowa  —  A teenager reported missing last week in Ankeny is safe tonight. 16-year-old Jasmine Rowe was reported missing on May 30th.  On Wednesday police asked for help locating her.  On Thursday afternoon she was found safe. Ankeny Police thank everyone who helped them locate Rowe.

  • Iowa Man Facing Charges For Allegedly Keeping Endangered Rattlesnake in his Home

    NEW HAMPTON, Iowa  —  An eastern Iowa man surrendered to authorities today after an endangered reptile was found in his home. 50-year-old Brian Anderson was found in possession of a massasauga rattlesnake in his New Hampton home.  The Department of Natural Resources says anonymous tips lead them to Anderson’s home.  He is charged with Illegal Possession of an Endangered Species. Authorities reportedly found narcotics and other contraband in his home.  He could face more state and federal charges as the […]

  • Ankeny Police Say Deaths of Two Residents Were “Consensual”

    ANKENY, Iowa  —  Ankeny Police have identified two bodies that were found on Monday morning in a home at Autumn Ridge Mobile Home Park. Police say Lonnie Perry and Karen Edsinga both died of gunshot wounds.  Edsinga’s gunshot wound was self-inflicted.  Police don’t know if she shot Perry or if he shot himself.  However they say the actions of both Edsinga and Perry were “consensual” as suggested by evidence at the scene.

  • Republican Secretary of Agriculture Race Heading For Convention

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Current Secretary of Agricultural Mike Naig fell a few hundred votes short of clinching the Republican nomination on Tuesday and party insiders will now choose a candidate at a nominating convention. With all precincts reporting, Naig had 34.74% of the vote.  That’s just shy of the 35% threshold necessary to clinch the nomination.  Instead a winner will be selected at a special convention on June 16th. Dan Zumbach finished the evening in second place with 21% […]

  • Deidre DeJear Wins Close Primary in Secretary of State Race

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Deidre DeJear will challenge Paul Pate in the Secretary of State race in November after winning a close primary race on Tuesday evening. DeJear defeated fellow Democrat Jim Mowrer 51% to 48% on Tuesday, winning by just over 3,000 votes.  

  • John Norris Concedes Race to Fred Hubbell

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  John Norris ended his campaign gracefully on Tuesday night after Fred Hubbell was declared winner in the Democratic gubernatorial campaign. Hubbell will take on Governor Kim Reynolds in the November general election.

  • Finkenauer Wins Primary in First District Congressional Race

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Abby Finkenauer will challenge Congressman Rod Blum in Iowa’s First Congressional District in November. Channel 13 Insider Jerry Crawford called the race for Finkenauer.

  • Primary Day Could Set the Stage for a Historic Election for Women in November

    Four years ago Iowa elected Joni Ernst to the US Senate, the first woman to ever represent our state in Congress.  In November Kim Reynolds will try to become the first woman elected governor in Iowa.  There are women running in all four U.S. House races in Iowa, as well. Political Director Dave Price joined Dr. Dianne Bystrom with the Carrie Chapman Catt Center and Dr. Kelly Winfrey with the Iowa State University School of Journalism to talk about the […]

  • Auditor Says Voter Names Missing from Log Won’t Affect Primary Vote

    STORY COUNTY, Iowa  —  The electronic voter logs in Story County can’t find the names of voters whose last names start with “A” or “M” but the county auditor says everything is fine. Auditor Lucy Martin says her staff and volunteers learned of the glitch early Tuesday morning.  Voters names aren’t lost.  All precincts also have a paper printout of the voter roll.  Voters whose names aren’t in the electronic book will simply have to fill out their name on […]

  • Secretary of State Says Erroneous Texts Came From a Campaign, Weren’t Malicious

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office says texts sent to Iowa voters early Tuesday that directed them to incorrect polling places were sent by a campaign and weren’t malicious. Paul Pate’s office reported early Tuesday that they’d received calls from four counties complaining about the texts.  Pate said on Twitter that the texts came from a campaign and were created in error. Update on erroneous text messages about polling places sent to Iowa voters. To find […]