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  • Insiders 11/10/19: What Bernie Sanders is Doing to Fight Climate Change; Why it Might be a Good Time to Ask for a Raise

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Channel 13 Political Director Dave Price spoke with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders about what he is personally doing to minimize his harm to the environment. A new survey of Iowa employers shows why it might be time to ask your boss for a raise in 2020. DMACC leaders and the University of Northern Iowa are partnering on a plan to make it easier to get a four-year degree without moving far from home. DMACC President Rob […]

  • Man Shows up at Des Moines Gas Station With Stab Wounds

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are investigating after a man walked into a downtown gas station Saturday night with multiple stab wounds. Police said the man showed up at QuikTrip on E. Grand Avenue just before 10 p.m. He told police he had been stabbed in the torso in the 1400 block of E. Walnut Street. However, police were not able to confirm that. They believe the victim is not sharing what actually happened. The man’s injuries are […]

  • Oklahoma Survives Upset Scare After Big Iowa State Comeback

    NORMAN, Oklahoma — Iowa State scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to nearly pull off the upset win over #9 Oklahoma, falling just short 42-41. With 24 seconds left in the game, Iowa State’s Brock Purdy threw a touchdown pass to Charlie Kolar to make the score 42-41. But instead of kicking the extra point to tie the game, Iowa State attempted the two-point conversion. The gamble did not pay off for the Cyclones. Oklahoma intercepted Purdy’s pass to […]

  • Police: Man Attempted to Kidnap, Sexually Assault Woman at Des Moines Apartment

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police arrested a man who allegedly dragged a woman into an apartment bathroom and attempted to sexually assault her. Thirty-year-old James Edwards is charged with first-degree kidnapping and second-degree sex abuse. Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek said Edwards and the victim met at a mutual friend’s home at 3800 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. The victim lived in that same building, and police said when she went home, Edwards knocked on her door […]

  • Iowa’s Late Comeback Falls Short Against Wisconsin, 24-22

    MADISON, Wisconsin — Iowa’s fourth-quarter rally fell short against Wisconsin, as the Hawkeyes lost 24-22 on the road. Iowa’s offense came alive to score 16 points in the fourth quarter. Iowa QB Nate Stanley connected with Tyrone Tracy Jr. for a 75-yard touchdown with 3:12 left in the game. That made the score 24-22, but Stanley’s run on the two-point conversion attempt fell a yard short. Wisconsin got the ball back and ran out the clock to finish the game. […]

  • Dome Bound: Scores, Highlights, and Interviews from State Football Quarterfinals

    It’s down to just four teams in each high school football class. Friday night, the state quarterfinals were played all across Iowa. Keith Murphy has the highlights and interviews, thanks to John Sears, Mark Freund, and Sam Lozada. It was a cold night, but next weekend, semfinals are all played inside at the UNIdome in Cedar Falls. Here are all the final scores: CLASS 4A: Bettendorf-Morningstar-Rivermont 24, Cedar Falls 14 Cedar Rapids, Kennedy 27, Urbandale 13 Dowling Catholic, West Des […]

  • Top-Ranked Valley and Van Meter on to the Dome

    IOWA — Top-ranked Valley stays undefeated Friday night, beating Waukee 26-10 to advance to the UNI Dome 26-10. Class 4A football semifinals are set. #1 Valley vs #7 Bettendorf#3 Dowling vs #5 Kennedy If Valley and Dowling win next Friday they will meet for the Class 4A championship. — SoundOFF (@SoundOFF13) November 9, 2019 Top-seed Van Meter is on to the 1A semifinals, 10-6 over South Central Calhoun.

  • Dowling Rolls Past Ankeny in to the Semifinals

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Third-ranked Dowling Catholic is on to the semifinals again, rolling over Ankeny 42-14. Future Hawkeye RB Gavin Williams led the Maroons with 4 TDs. Dowling has won six straight state titles. Class 4A football semifinals are set. #1 Valley vs #7 Bettendorf#3 Dowling vs #5 Kennedy If Valley and Dowling win next Friday they will meet for the Class 4A championship. — SoundOFF (@SoundOFF13) November 9, 2019

  • Des Moines Man Who Killed Infant Daughter Gets 100 Years in Prison

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines man who was 17 years old when he violently shook and killed his baby will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars. Jayden Straight was sentenced to a total of 100 years in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder, willful injury and child endangerment. His daughter, 8-month-old Raija Straight, died in the hospital last July. Police said she had multiple skull fractures, broken ribs and internal injuries when […]

  • Body Cam Video Shows Fired Des Moines Officer Lied About Being Hit by Vehicle

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A fired Des Moines police officer has been denied unemployment benefits after lying about being struck by a vehicle while working — a claim her body camera video shows is not true. Former officer Lourdes Hadenfeldt claimed in a police report in February that she was struck on the arm by a car as she tried to flag down a driver. Body camera video shows the car never struck her. Hadenfeldt was attempting to stop a […]

  • Festival of Trees and Lights Opening November 27

    Join Channel 13 at the Festival of Trees and Lights opening Wednesday, November 27th at the Iowa Events Center.

  • Man Arrested for Burning Pride Flag Outside Des Moines Bar

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A man who allegedly tried to set a gay pride flag on fire outside a Des Moines bar early on Wednesday. Surveillance video from ‘The Blazing Saddle’ shows a man lowering a pride flag outside the business and then attempting to light it on fire. Des Moines Police have arrested 32-year-old Daniel Rosemark of Saylor Township.  He’s charged with Criminal Mischief-Hate Crime, Reckless Use of Fire and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  

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