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  • Two Suspects Identified in Drive-By Shootings

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Police say they have identified the suspects in two drive-by shootings that took place in less than 24 hours. Detectives said a duplex apartment was targeted by the gunmen. Channel 13’s Jerad Giottonini visited the home, but nobody answered the door to comment. However, a neighbor recounted what he heard when the gunshots rang out on Thursday night and again Friday morning after the duplex was allegedly targeted by gunmen. Dennis Alcala has lived in a […]

  • Experts Not Concerned About Drought Just Yet

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  This winter, Des Moines and southern Iowa didn’t see much snow pile up. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker said it’s hard to know just yet if the trend will continue. The second day of spring was met by cooler temperatures and a mixture of snow and rain, which caught some people around the metro by surprise. “None of us were prepared for this. We thought it might rain, but this is absolutely not what we expected,” said […]

  • Hit Musical Coming to Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  One of the hottest tickets around is an event still more than a year away: Hamilton, the Broadway musical, is part of the Des Moines Performing Arts 2017-2018 season. The dates of the show and the other musicals in the pipe were announced on Monday afternoon. Hamilton will join the list of other big name musicals like The Color Purple and STOMP. The hit play was recently performed on Broadway in New York, generating nearly $100 million in gross revenue. […]

  • Community Members Meet to Discuss Water Works

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Des Moines Water Works board CEO Bill Stowe is battling the state in a series of court cases that was just lost for the second time. In what appeared to be a last effort to show opposition, Stowe was met Sunday by upset community members. “Our motive here is to provide safe, abundant, and affordable drinking water to you, and nothing more than that,” said Stowe. That is something people at the meeting agreed with. Water Works […]

  • Budget Cuts’ Potential Impact on Meals on Wheels

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The president is proposing a nearly $6 billion budget cut to Health and Human Services that would impact operations at Wesley Life Meals on Wheels. The communications director at Wesley Life, Lisa Ryan, said less money means less food and fewer delivery drivers. In the worst case scenario, the organization would not have enough money to keep the lights on. Jones has been delivering food for Meals on Wheels for almost 10 years, and said the service helps […]