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    Bicycle Community Eyeing Northeast Iowa Court Case

    VINTON, Iowa–The number of bicyclists on Iowa roads has been increasing for years, and with that increase comes the unfortunate risk of accidents, “the physics are against us. if we get hit we are going to be killed,” said Dan Baldi, manager of the Des Moines Bicycle Collective. This past march Matt Phippen of Vinton, […]

  • Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, a 32-year veteran of the Fox Lake, Illinois Police Department was shot and killed Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Police and federal officials searched the suburb north of Chicago for three suspects wanted in the shooting.

    Fox Lake Manhunt Closes in One Area, but Wider Search Continues

    Three suspects remain on the lam, and while authorities continue to look for them in connection with a Fox Lake, Illinois, policeman’s death, the search has been called off in the immediate area where Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was slain, police said Wednesday. This, after investigators marked off a 2-square-mile area across tricky terrain and brought […]

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    Des Moines Firefighters Union Launches New Website, Continues Criticism of Fire Chief

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines firefighters union, Des Moines Local 4, launched a new website on Monday and continued their criticism of Fire Chief John TeKippe. The website, “Save Des Moines Fire Department,” is critical of TeKippe’s leadership and faults him for understaffing of the department. It also highlights the results of a […]

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    Ben Carson Ties Donald Trump in New Iowa Poll

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the first time in more than a month, mogul Donald Trump is not leading the field in one of the first four nominating states in the Republican primary, according to a new poll. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson has surged up in the pack to tie Trump in Iowa, Monmouth University found in […]

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    Sanders Closes to 7 Points Behind Clinton in New Iowa Poll

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bernie Sanders continues to cut into Hillary Clinton’s once-commanding lead among Iowa Democrats, closing to just 7 points of the party front-runner in the first-in-the-nation caucus state, a new poll has found. A survey released late Saturday afternoon by the Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics finds that Sanders, the fiery progressive […]

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    Bernie Sanders Says He’s ‘strong’ on Gun Control

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bernie Sanders says he favors gun control measures just as strongly as his Democratic presidential rivals, touting his rural-state roots as key to his chances of enacting “real, constructive” legislation. In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper Sunday on “State of the Union,” the Vermont senator touted his career “D-” rating from […]

  • The Insiders: Robby Mook – Part 1

    Channel 13’s Dave Price sits down with Hillary Clinton’s national campaign manager Robby Mook. The two discuss Joe Biden’s potential run and how it will play into Hillary’s campaign strategy. They also discuss the results of the “Cast Your Kernel”, including the success of one particular candidate. For Part 2 click here.

  • The Insiders: Cast Your Kernel Results – Part 3

    Channel 13’s Dave Price gives an overview of the “Cast Your Kernel” process.   For Part 4 click here.

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    University of Illinois Fires Head Football Coach After Player Complaints

    The University of Illinois has fired its head football coach after allegations that he mistreated players who were injured and threatened to take away their scholarships against school policy. Tim Beckman had been accused by several players, many who recounted to CNN this summer allegations of physical abuse, bullying over injuries and verbal threats. Athletics […]

  • Iowa’s Racial Disparity Gaining Attention at Annual Summit

    ANKENY, Iowa — Iowa is one of the worst states in the nation for African Americans to live in due to racial disparity. The growing concern on this issue attracted larger crowds than ever to the Iowa Summit on Justice and Disparities on Friday. African Americans make up three percent of Iowa’s population. According to […]

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    Iowa DCI Investigating Death of Mapleton Woman

    MAPLETON, Iowa – The Iowa DCI is assisting the Mapleton Police Department in a death investigation. On Monday around 10:30 a.m., the Mapleton Police Department received a report of an unresponsive woman at 702 Montana Street. Upon arrival, authorities utilized Life Flight to transport the female, 53-year-old Brenda Dailey of Mapleton, to Mercy Hospital in […]

  • West Des Moines Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run

    West Des Moines Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The West Des Moines Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run which killed one man early Sunday morning. At approximately 2:15 a.m., officers responded to the 6400 block of Racoon River Drive and found a deceased male lying down on the road. According to the West Des Moines Police Department, the […]