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  • Hawkeyes and Cyclones Both Ranked in AP Top 25 Preseason Football Poll

    IOWA  —  The AP Top 25 Preseason football poll is out and both the Hawkeyes and Cyclones will start the season with a coveted spot on the list. The Hawkeyes start the season ranked 20th in the nation.  The Cyclones are right behind them in the 21st spot. Defending national champion Clemson begins the season ranked as the top team in the nation.  They’re followed by national runner-up Alabama and the Georgia Bulldogs in third. Here are the complete rankings: […]

  • Hy-Vee Warns Customers of Data Breach

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Hy-Vee is warning customers of a data breach that could affect customers who’ve used their credit cards at gas pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants. The company says customers who used credit cards at cash registers or pharmacies are not impacted by the breach.  They haven’t said how many customers may have had their financial data compromised. The company released this statement on the data breach on Wednesday: Hy-Vee takes the security of payment card […]

  • Steve King Says World is Populated Due to Rape and Incest in Defense of Opposition to Abortion Law Exemptions

    URBANDALE, Iowa  —  Congressman Steve King is once again facing bipartisan criticism for a controversial statement, this one coming on Wednesday morning in a speech to Metro conservatives. In a speech to the Westside Conservative Club at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Urbandale, King defended his opposition to exceptions to state and federal abortion laws in cases of rape and incest.  King told the audience that rape and incest are a part of human history, and that none of us […]

  • Missing Girl Found Safe

    UPDATE: Janeisha has been found safe. DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Police are asking for help finding a 10-year-old girl who’s been missing since Wednesday afternoon in Des Moines. Janeisha White was last seen leaving her home in the 1300 block of E. 17th Street around 1:30pm on Wednesday.  Police say she left home voluntarily but they don’t know where she was heading. She was last seen wearing a blue tank top and gray Capri pants.  She has long purple-tinted and […]

  • Woman Killed in Nevada Mobile Home Fire Identified

    NEVADA, Iowa  —  The woman killed in a fire in a mobile fire in Nevada on Tuesday has been identified as Katelyne Pratt. Firefighters were called to her home just after 3:00 am after neighbors saw it engulfed in flames.  Pratt’s dog was killed in the fire, too. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.  Witnesses told authorities that Pratt had a small bonfire burning earlier the evening.  They reported hearing a loud pop before seeing the flames.

  • Steve Bullock Talks Gun Policy Changes from the Perspective of a Gun Owner

    IOWA STATE FAIR  —  Montana Governor Steve Bullock says he has lots of friends in the 2020 presidential race, and he looks forward to defeating them all. On Thursday he sat down with Political Director Dave Price to talk about the changes he, as a gun owner, wants to see in America’s gun laws.

  • J.D. Scholten Wins Big at the State Fair, But He Wants a Bigger Win Next Fall

    IOWA STATE FAIR  —  Former minor league baseball player J.D. Scholten proved he still can light up a radar gun with a fastball at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday.  He’s hoping he can also fill the ballot box next fall when he challenges for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District as a Democrat. He sat down with Political Director Dave Price to talk about running again and the response to his announcement video. The pitching arm is retired. But ⁦@JDScholten⁩ said […]

  • West Des Moines Police Seeking Two Men and a Woman in a Wig in Theft Investigation

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  —  West Des Moines police are looking for three suspects accused of using stolen credit cards across the metro, including one suspect who is disguising herself with wigs. Police say 30-year-old Amanda Breckenridge, 32-year-old Francisco Camacho and an unidentified third suspect are responsible for numerous burglaries.  The trio is allegedly using credit cards stolen in those burglaries.  Police say Breckenridge is wearing various wigs in an attempt to conceal her identity. If you have any information […]

  • Attorneys for Cristhian Rivera Ask Again for Police Confession Be Suppressed

    POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa  —  Attorneys for the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts say he wasn’t properly read his Miranda rights and want his confession to be thrown out. Cristhian Rivera, a 25-year-old illegal immigrant who worked at a Poweshiek County dairy farm, is charged with First Degree Murder for the stabbing death of Tibbetts.  Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, disappeared after going for a jog in her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa on July 18th, 2018.  Her body was […]

  • Police: Deceased Gunman and ‘Hostage’ in Wednesday Shootout in Council Bluffs Accused of Two Murders

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa  —  The woman being held a hostage in a shootout with officers early Wednesday morning in Council Bluffs is actually a suspect in two homicides along with the now-deceased man holding her at gunpoint, police now say. On Thursday morning Council Bluffs Police and the Division of Criminal Investigation laid out the timeline of three seemingly isolated death investigations that they now say are all connected. The complex investigation began on Sunday afternoon when police were called […]

  • Michael Lyke’s Mom Accused of Interfering in Homicide Investigation

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The mother of a man charged with First Degree Murder is accused of lying to police and trying to conceal evidence. 40-year-old Tameeca Lyke was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Preventing Apprehension/Obstructing Justice in the investigation of her son Michael Lyke, Jr.  Lyke, Jr. is accused of the shooting death of Earl Caldwell in July in Des Moines.  Police say his mother tried to hide the vehicle used in the homicide and lied to investigators. […]

  • Body of Missing Oskaloosa Woman Pulled from Skunk River

    MAHASKA COUNTY, Iowa  —  A body pulled from the South Skunk River on Tuesday has been identified as a missing Oskaloosa woman. 24-year-old Ashley Shafer was reported missing to the Oskaloosa Police Department on Monday.  On Tuesday a body was pulled from the South Skunk River near Oskaloosa.  On Wednesday authorities identified the body as Shafer. An autopsy will be conducted by the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office.  The Division of Criminal Investigation, the Oskaloosa Police Department and the Mahaska […]

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