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  • Insiders 9/22/19: Kamala Harris Gives her Thoughts on ‘Medicare for All,’ Joe Walsh ‘Regrets’ Past Comments About Obama

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic strategist Jeff Link gave his thoughts on who fared best at the Polk County Steak Fry and what to make of the new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll showing Elizabeth Warren leading the field in Iowa. Presidential candidate Kamala Harris sat down with Channel 13 Political Director Dave Price and explained her position on health care. President Donald Trump has dismissed economists’ concerns the economy is slowing down and that recession is possible. But Kamala Harris said […]

  • 85-Year-Old Mitchellville Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Child

    MITCHELLVILLE, Iowa — An 85-year-old Mitchellville man is being held in the Polk County Jail and charged with lascivious acts with a child. Court documents say John Cohoon sexually abused a 10-year-old girl over the course of a year. Documents say the abuse happened between December of 2018 to February of 2019 at his residence. He is being held on $100,000 cash bond.

  • Viral Cy-Hawk Sign Surpasses $1M in Fundraising for Children’s Hospital

    ALTOONA, Iowa — Carson King’s viral fundraiser has now surpassed $1 million in donations for the University of Iowa Stead Children’s Hospital. As of Sunday morning, $313,000 has been donated to King’s Venmo. With matching contributions from Busch Beer and Venmo, the children’s hospital will receive at least $1 million. WE JUST REACHED A MILLION IN TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS @BuschBeer and @venmo Let’s goooo! We’re not done yet! @UIchildrens what do you think!? #ForTheKids — Carson King (@CarsonKing2) September 22, 2019 King’s […]

  • Dowling Rolls Past Centennial 31-10, Greene County Stays Undefeated

    4th ranked Dowling Catholic made a statement Friday night, knocking off 2nd ranked Ankeny Centennial 31-10. 5th ranked Greene County handled Gilbert 28-0 to stay perfect, 4-0.

  • Ankeny Knocks off Roosevelt 28-14 in Big Game

    #10 Ankeny knocks off #9 Roosevelt 28-14 in our Football Friday Big Game.  Ankeny improves to 2-2, Roosevelt falls to 3-1.

  • The Very Best of RVTV 2019

    IOWA — RVTV 2019 provided plenty of hilarious and memorable moments to make it a year to remember. This year’s route made stops in Polk City, Ellsworth, Rockwell City and Humboldt on the way to Ames for the big game. Channel 13’s RVTV team was captained by Sports Director Keith Murphy and co-captained by John Sears, Mark Freund, Today in Iowa anchor Andy Fales and Chief Meteorologist Ed Wilson. “Iowa Nice Guy” Scott Siepker rode along to provide historical insights […]

  • Iowa 4-H Foundation Selling Central Iowa Camp

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa — The Iowa 4-H Foundation is selling one of its camps due to rising costs and declining participation. The cost of operating and maintaining the Clover Woods Camp’s aging infrastructure combined with decreasing use by the Iowa 4-H program, prompted the board`s decision to sell the property. The organization says that over the last decade, only one-percent of statewide 4-H participants attended the camp in Madrid. They say it’s because youth and their families prefer camping options […]

  • More Flooding Fears in Western Iowa as Missouri River Levees Breached

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Western Iowans are preparing for their third round of flooding this year after levees breached along the Missouri River Wednesday. One of the breaches happened near Council Bluffs. A big concern in that area is Interstate-29, which was closed for a significant amount of time this spring. As of right 7:30 a.m. Thursday, it’s still open, but Iowa DOT officials warn it won’t be for long. They may even have to close it later on Thursday. […]

  • Former Creative Visions Employee Sentenced for Enticing Minor

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A former Creative Visions employee convicted of trying to entice a minor was sentenced Wednesday. Akil Jabbar was sentenced to a maximum of 15 years in prison. Jabbar was found guilty of enticing a minor after he planned to meet with an underage girl for sex and provide her with drugs last November. Jabbar worked as a victim advocate at Creative Visions, an organization geared toward helping at-risk youth, despite having a lengthy criminal record. In […]

  • Dead Man Left in Wheelchair at QuikTrip Linked to Man Murdered in August

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police say a deceased man who was left in a wheelchair at a QuikTrip parking lot last week, and the two men who left him there were traveling to a murdered Des Moines man’s funeral when the death occurred. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says the man, identified as 52-year-old Darren Jones of Storm Lake, was wheeled into the parking lot of the QuikTrip at 2300 MLK Parkway Friday morning by two […]

  • City Hears Frustrations Over Noise from Water Works Concerts

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines residents voiced their concerns over outdoor concerts at a special meeting Tuesday night. Nearly a dozen residents, some who live as far away as three miles from the newly built Water Works Park Amphitheater, say recent concerts have made it unbearable to enjoy their own homes. The city’s community development department is considering an update to the code. Zoning enforcement manager SuAnn Donovan led discussions in an attempt to find a compromise between the peace […]

  • Iowa, Iowa State Looking Into Alleged ‘inappropriate actions’ Toward Hawkeye Marching Band During CyHawk Game

    AMES, Iowa – Alleged “inappropriate actions” directed toward the University of Iowa’s marching band during the CyHawk game Saturday are being investigated. University of Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta said the two athletics departments are looking into the allegations. In a release Monday, Barta said both administrations are working to gather additional information. “University of Iowa Athletics has been made aware of inappropriate actions made toward student members and staff of the Hawkeye Marching Band while attending the Iowa State […]

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