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  • Waukee’s Correll Continues to Defy Odds

    WAUKEE – Waukee Freshman Evan Correll wasn’t given much of a chance as a child, but he continues to proves people wrong everyday. Michael Admire with the story.

  • Perfect Weather Leads to More Fast Times at State Track

    DES MOINES – Day 2 of the state track meet is in the books.  In Class 4A the Waukee Warriors are well on their way to winning their 3rd straight state title. Check out the highlights.

  • Troopers Continue Warning About Speeding After Driver Caught Traveling 111 MPH

    IOWA  —  An eastern Iowa driver, whose name isn’t being released, was caught doing twice the speed limit on Thursday. The Iowa State Patrol shared a photo on Facebook after a trooper stopped a car traveling 111 miles per hour on a county road. Four Iowans were killed in crashes on Thursday, and the State Patrol says driving like this–with excessive speed–is part of the reason why. So far this year, 101 Iowans have died on the roads.

  • Man Hospitalized After Being Stabbed in Head

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A homeless man remains hospitalized on Friday evening after being stabbed in the head during a fight. The incident happened near Central Iowa Shelter and Services on Mulberry Street  at approximately 1 p.m. on Friday. Police say the victim suffered serious injuries, but they do not appear to be life-threatening. No arrests have yet been made in the case.

  • Gas Leak Causes Police to Evacuate Des Moines Homes

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Several homes in Des Moines were evacuated on Friday afternoon because of a gas leak. A contractor accidentally hit a 4-inch gas line near 25th and Center Streets. Both MidAmerican Energy and hazmat crews responded, and police also closed a two-block area around the leak and evacuated the adjacent homes. No one was injured and repairs were expected to take several hours.

  • Channel 13: The Team More Iowans Trust for Weather

    Trust the WHO-HD Weather Team…Iowa’s Weather Authority   From Channel 13 News and Iowa’s Weather Channel…     To WHO Radio, The Bus, KISS-FM and more.   From to 13-Now on your mobile.   Plus, the Des Moines Register and When you add it up, more Iowans get their weather from WHO-HD than from any other source. Chief Meteorologist Ed Wilson Ed grew up in Grundy County where his grandfather was a meteorologist. Ed came to WHO-HD in […]

  • Active Shooter Training Allows Local Law Enforcement, Military to Work Together

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Local law enforcement was busy Thursday morning reacting to an active shooter simulation. That simulation was held on the Iowa Air National Guard Base at the Des Moines Airport. It’ the first time military and local first responders have done training like this together. The exercise involved an active shooter in an office space on the base and helped law enforcement and military personnel figure out a game plan for the real thing. That included securing […]

  • Excessive Speed Blamed in Deadly South Side Crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police say excessive speed was a significant factor in a crash that killed one person on the city’s south side Wednesday night. The accident happened near the intersection of Southwest 9th Street and Bundy, just north of the Blank Park Zoo a little before 9:00 p.m. Police say 43-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was driving a Ford Explorer southbound on Southwest 9th when he lost control. The SUV left the […]

  • US Senate Votes to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules; Here’s What Happens Next

    WASHINGTON, DC  —  The Senate voted Wednesday to pass a measure that would repeal changes to net neutrality rules that were recently adopted by the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission. The measure, which was backed by all 49 Democrats and Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and John Kennedy of Louisiana, will be sent to the GOP-led House, where it’ll likely go nowhere — and President Donald Trump is unlikely to back it. While Collins’ support had been public […]

  • Maddie Poppe Wows Hometown Crowd, Soaks Up Support

    CLARKSVILLE, Iowa — After making it big on the national stage, Iowa native Maddie Poppe visited her home for the first time in months. Poppe has sung her way into the Top 3 of American Idol and Tuesday she came back to Iowa for a special homecoming in Clarksville. Singing to a crowd of thousands at the Butler County Fairgrounds, Maddie took in the signs, familiar faces, and the many new faces right here in her home state — the […]

  • ICE Makes 25 Arrests in Iowa During Latest Enforcement Surge

    IOWA — Another round of immigration raids has ended with multiple arrests in Iowa. Immigration and Customs Enforcement calls the six-day immigration sweep involving Iowa and four other midwestern states an “enforcement surge.” A total of 78 people were arrested this time including some with prior convictions of assault, rape, child prostitution, and drug dealing. Of the 78 arrested, 25 were found in Iowa. ICE did not release information about where the arrests were made. The arrests are in addition […]

  • DMPD Raising Money for Officer Memorial Garden

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Des Moines police want to honor their fallen officers with a special memorial garden. A living memorial was designed to go outside of the Des Moines Police Station. Officers began a GoFundMe page to raise $240,000 to build it, and so far almost $2,500 has been pledged. There is talk of moving the police department, but when asked about this potential issue on social media, police said the memorial structures would be transportable. To make a donation, click here.