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    No Major Injuries in Crash That Closed Ingersoll Avenue

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Police say it appears no one was seriously injured in a crash that shut down Ingersoll Avenue Monday night. It happened around 10:00 p.m. right outside the Channel 13 studios, near 19th and Ingersoll. First responders had to pull victims from the smashed vehicles. The crash happened when a when a westbound car swerved into the opposite lane and hit another vehicle, flipping it onto its side. Police haven’t said how many people were involved, but there […]

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    Iowa State Offensive Lineman Jake Campos Out Indefinitely

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State was already thin on the offensive line. Now, the Cyclones will be without their leader and most experienced lineman. Junior Jake Campos is out indefinitely and will likely miss the entire season with a leg injury. “Jake Campos suffered a lower leg injury yesterday in practice. He is out indefinitely and there is no timeline on his return,” said Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell. Campos has 23 starts in his career at Iowa […]

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    Grimes Boy, Mother Died of Drug Overdose Last Month

    The Polk County Sherriff’s Office has released more details on the deaths of a 2-year-old boy and his mother last month in Grimes. On July 22, police responded to the scene of a Grimes home where officials found 2-year-old Mason Wyckoff dead and Mason’s mother, 33-year-old Stephenie Erickson, unresponsive. Erickson later died in the hospital. On July 25, the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office completed the autopsy of Mason and ruled his cause of death as acute oxycodone toxicity. Mason’s […]

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    Body Pulled from Des Moines River in Pleasant Hill

    PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — A body was pulled from the Des Moines River Monday afternoon. A passerby called 9-1-1 after spotting the body in the water near the Vandalia Boat Ramp in Pleasant Hill. Police say it was a body of a man, but they do not know the identity of the person. The medical examiner will perform an autopsy. The case will be referred to Des Moines Police.

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    Inmates Grow Produce For Community

    At the Newton Correctional Facility, a program lets minimum security inmates work to get food on the tables of Iowa’s food insecure. Rich Machin with the Newton Correctional Facility says, “A lot of people have enjoyed it. Inmates have learned something, I’ve learned something. You know, there’s a lot of teamwork that goes into doing this.” For seven years, the Newton Correctional Facility has sent fresh produce to the Food Bank of Iowa, there’s 1,200 acres of farmland around the […]

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    Family Business at Iowa State Fair Continues Decades-Long Run

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A family business hasn’t missed the Iowa State Fair in seven decades. Carl Cardaman began serving food near the administration building in 1946. Several years later, he concocted the sandwich he’s known for to this day. It’s called “Carl’s Gizmo Sandwich” and it’s made of Italian sausage, ground beef, mozzarella cheese, and a special sauce on an Italian roll. Cardaman’s daughter has since taken over the reins and says she’s put her own twist on that sauce. […]

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    ‘Over the Top’ at the State Fair

    DES MOINES, Iowa – One of the longest traditions at the Iowa State fair is the Monster Arm Wrestling Championships.  This year marks the 39th annual tournament. This year marks the 39th annual tournament. The competition was fierce for men and women. 16 champions were crowned, many entrants won numerous titles with right and left hand. John Sears brings us the sights and sounds from the fairgrounds. For more information on Monster Arm Wrestling, click here.

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    Suspicious Death in Des Moines Ruled a Homicide by Police

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Police Department is investigating a homicide after finding a deceased male inside a Des Moines home on Sunday. At approximately 11:20 a.m., patrol officers with the Des Moines Police Department responded to 632 E. Euclid Avenue to investigate a report of a suspicious death. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male inside the residence. Des Moines Police Department detectives are officially investigating this incident as a homicide after initially classifying it as a […]

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    Police Investigating Fatal High-Speed Crash Involving Convicted Felon

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Police in Des Moines are investigating a fatal high-speed crash involving a convicted felon Sunday morning. The incident happened just before 1 a.m. when Des Moines Police Officers initiated a traffic stop at the 3300 block of MLK Parkway. The vehicle had no license plates and pulled into the Hy-Vee parking lot near the area and then suddenly sped off to escape the officers. Just north of Douglas Avenue, the suspect’s vehicle crossed into the southbound […]

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    Windsor Heights to Propose New Plan for Adding More Sidewalks

    WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa — Windsor Heights will soon pitch a new plan to add more sidewalks throughout the city. The city council wanted to spend $3 million on the sidewalks for 13 streets. However, they sent the plan back to the drawing board after multiple tense meetings with neighbors. The new plan will be presented at the city council meeting Monday night. The meeting at the community center at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

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    Iowa Children’s Museum Dedicates Exhibit to Employee Killed While on Job

    CORALVILLE, Iowa — A Coralville museum has dedicated an exhibit to an employee who was killed on the job. The Iowa Children’s Museum at Coral Ridge Mall opened the exhibit Saturday, which is dedicated to Andrea Farrington. Farrington was shot to death by Alexander Kozak last June inside the mall. Kozak worked security at the mall and had a relationship with Farrington. The exhibit is turquoise — Farrington’s favorite color — and houses a turtle and some fish. Farrington cared for […]

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    Kids Day at Kinnick Stadium

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Almost 12,000 fans traveled to Kinnick Stadium to get a glimpse of the Iowa Hawkeyes on the annual kids day. The Hawkeyes practiced for a little over two hours Saturday. C.J. Beathard put to rest all of the internet rumors about being injured.  Beathard practiced but did have a knee brace on. Beathard says the brace is just precautionary, as he got his knee rolled up on earlier in the week. The Hawkeyes open up the season […]

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