A Semi-Truck Full of Baby Pigs Was Found Abandoned on an Iowa Highway. Two Weeks Later, The Driver is Still Missing.The Messenger1 DAY AGO
Alleman mayor reelected, incumbent ousted on Altoona City Council in Tuesday's electionThe Des Moines Register2 DAYS AGO
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Relief in Des Moines: Missing Iowa Man Found SafeAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Des Moines man sentenced to more than 13 years after car chase, evasion, and pointing gun at policeThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Ticket Purchased in Clinton Wins $2 Million Powerball PrizeSayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
Police investigating after woman's body found in woods on Des Moines' south side
Police investigating after woman's body found in woods on Des Moines' south side.
Survivor of violent kidnapping incident speaks out for first time, details how she fought for her life
DES MOINES, Iowa — Content warning: Readers may find the information in this article and the above video disturbing. The survivor of Saturday's violent kidnapping incident is speaking out for the first time about what she endured. Police said early Saturday morning, a 32-year-old woman, who wanted to be...
Moose Drowns in Iowa Lake
A moose that had been spotted several times this week in Iowa has apparently drowned in an area lake. KUOO Radio in Spirit Lake is reporting that the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that there is evidence of a bull moose drowning on East Okoboji Lake. Authorities believe...
Witnesses to alleged armed robbery say fugitive developer's account doesn't add up
The armed robbery that developer Daniel Pettit described to Johnston police back in September sounded like a scene out of “The Sopranos,” except there were details that didn't jibe. Moustapha Moustapha, Pettit told police, barged into his Johnston mansion, brandished a gun, and demanding money he said Pettit...
These Are The “Murder Capitals” Of Iowa For 2023
A few Iowa towns have a worse reputation than others. Bigger cities will likely have more crime. That's just how it is. Unfortunately, we see stories all of the time about a homicide or something terrible that's happened near us. Using statistics, RoadSnacks came up with the "Murder Capitals of...
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Ames You Must Visit
In this article, we explore three remarkable Italian restaurants in Ames. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
'He never made it': Search continues for Iowa truck driver who went missing hauling pigs
David Schultz disappeared Nov. 21. His red semi was found along a highway in Sac City, Iowa, its trailer still filled with pigs he was transporting.
Iowa man allegedly kidnapped ex, slashed her throat, and ran her over with his car
DES MOINES, Iowa (TCD) -- A 40-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, bound her with tape, tortured her, then left her outside a hospital. On Saturday, Dec. 2, at 9 p.m., the Osceola Police Department contacted Des Moines Police to report a situation at Clark County Hospital regarding a female who said she had been kidnapped. She told police her ex-boyfriend, Jordan Mangum, went to her home at approximately 2:30 a.m., tied her up with duct tape, and took her against her will.
Four Iowa Nursing Care Facilities Added To Nation's Worst List
(Des Moines, IA) -- Four Iowa nursing homes have been added to a federal list of the worst care facilities in the country. Harmony in West Des Moines, and Ivy in Davenport, along with facilities in Sergeant Bluff, and Sioux City join six other state facilities already on the list including Genesis Senior Living in Des Moines, and Iowa City Rehab.
Norfolk Police Searching for Two Missing Native American Teens
"Norfolk police are urgently searching for two missing Native American teens, last seen in September and November respectively. With the investigation ongoing, any information that could assist in locating these teens is being sought. Tune in for more details."
Filmmaker Working on Movie About Harrowing Des Moines River Rescue
One of the most harrowing river rescues in history, let alone Iowa history, is going to be getting the big-screen treatment from a Missouri filmmaker. Filmmaker Colin LaVaute, whose most notable credit is probably the 2011 horror film You're Next, is set to start principal photography on his film, tentatively titled Hero, this month, per The Des Moines Register. The film is set to tell the story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of a construction worker named Jason Oglesbee rescuing a woman named Patti Ralph Neely from the powerful currents of the Des Moines River in 2009.
Best holiday lights mapped, from public displays to neighborhood hot spots in Des Moines
As central Iowa slips closer to winter, one of the area’s favorite traditions lights up the skies at night — festive lights festooning houses decorated with inflatables, holiday-themed décor, and trees. Clark Griswold would be proud. While you could randomly drive around the metro to find the...
Hidden Ornaments To Be Placed In Des Moines
(Des Moines, IA) -- A local holiday tradition starts Friday in Des Moines. The Greater Des Moines Partnership Announced this week that their 4th annual "Hide and Seek Ornaments You Keep" pop-up activation will soon begin. From Friday, December 8th through Sunday the 17th, artists will be placing handmade ornaments...
Nevada 16-year-old plans holiday surprise for Iowa Veterans Home
NEVADA, Iowa — Residents at the state veteran home are in for a holiday surprise from a Nevada 16-year-old this season. High school sophomore Dakota Davis is collecting donations to build 400 gift kits, one for every person living at the Iowa Veterans Home. Davis is requesting the following...
Kidnapping Survivor Shares Her Harrowing Tale of Survival and Fight for Her Son
In an exclusive interview, a survivor of a brutal kidnapping incident shares her harrowing story for the first time. Detailing the torture endured and her fight for survival, the focus remains on her determination to live for her young son.
DeSantis under pressure to make 'closing argument' in Iowa post-debate
Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is hoping his solid performance in the fourth Republican Party-sanctioned debate will propel his campaign in Iowa.
Iowa deer are experiencing the state's 2nd worst outbreak of EHD
DES MOINES COUNTY, Iowa — You might have heard of Chronic Wasting Disease infecting and killing deer, but how about Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease?. Iowa is currently experiencing its second-worst outbreak of EHD. It's been reported in 74 counties so far and is particularly bad in southeastern Iowa. 2023 has seen the highest number of counties to report EHD in one year.
Des Moines Man Pleads Alford in Voluntary Manslaughter Case for 2020 Shooting
Discover the latest development in the 2020 shooting case of F Kaydee Bobbitt. Antonio Hodges, already serving time for intimidation with a deadly weapon, enters an Alford plea for voluntary manslaughter, extending his prison sentence to a total of 10 years.
IA des moines's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around des moines..
Des Moines settles lawsuit with woman pepper-sprayed by police during George Floyd protests
DES MOINES, Iowa — A woman whosued after being pepper-sprayed by Des Moines police during 2020 protests over the death of George Floyd has settled with the city. Essence Welch says she was protesting peacefully outside the Polk County Criminal Courthouse days after Floyd’s death when a DMPD officer pepper-sprayed her in the face.