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BREAKING: Priority OL Brandon Henderson commits to Iowa State

Iowa State held their second official visit weekend with the 2023 class within the last two weeks, and out of it came some very positive news for the Cyclones. ISU landed a commitment from one of their top overall offensive line targets, East St. Louis tackle Brandon Henderson. Henderson is...
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Police: Des Moines woman helped scam elderly woman out of almost $3,000

DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines woman faces dependent adult abuse charges after police say she scammed an elderly victim out of money. Court records show Keisha Harvey would get checks from the victim, cash the checks and then buy gift cards for a scammer. Records say Harvey also took some of the money for herself.
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Des Moines victim's family offers forgiveness as drunk driver sentenced in 2020 fatal crash

The Vander Hart family has spent the past 18 months struggling to find forgiveness in their hearts. Linda Vander Hart, 71, of Des Moines was killed by a drunk driver on Dec. 17, 2020. The crash came just hours after the death of 46-year-old Jim Bartels of Altoona, her former son-in-law, in a separate crash. She and her husband Dan were on their way to console their daughter, Bartels' ex-wife, when they were rear-ended at a stoplight...

Iowa woman undergoes IORT surgery at MercyOne

DES MOINES, Iowa — Sheree Wolf's bright hair perfectly matches her sunny disposition; an outlook she's earned after a hard journey. The Nevada woman said she was diagnosed with rectal cancer. "The cancer was the size of a grapefruit," Wolf said. After rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, her doctors...

Galesburg woman wanted for vehicle theft after taking van, leaving it in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Galesburg Police on Thursday, June 23rd, responded to a reported vehicle theft in the 100 block of South West Street. The alleged theft occurred on Monday, June 20th. Officers met with a 32-year-old female victim who said she was at an apartment with a female friend on the 20th and the female friend wanted a ride from the victim. The victim declined to give her friend a ride, and when the victim returned from using the restroom her friend and her car keys were gone. The victim told police she waited three days to file the report because she was in constant contact via Facebook messenger with her friend – identified as 22-year-old Delaney Sorenson of Galesburg. When Sorenson eventually blocked the victim, she called police. According to police reports, Sorenson eventually told her mother that she left the stolen vehicle at a Walmart parking lot in West Des Moines, Iowa. Sorenson messaged that she left the van in Iowa because she “wasn’t going to jail for a stolen car.” The 2004 Honda Odyssey was listed as stolen and Delaney Sorenson was added to the Galesburg Police pending arrest list facing charges of Vehicle Theft.

New Iowa law limits city, county restrictions on fireworks

DES MOINES, Iowa — It’s that time of year again when people want to celebrate the holiday weekend with fireworks. While some will go to watch displays, others want to create the displays themselves by buying fireworks. “Growing up in a rural community, it just seems like you gotta get some fireworks no matter what,” […]

2023 SG Hamilton chooses ISU

(Ames) -- Class of 2023 shooting guard Jelani Hamilton has committed to Iowa State. Hamilton -- a prospect from Austell, Georgia -- chose the Cyclones over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Georgia State and Georgia Tech. Hamilton plays high school basketball at Cumberland Christian Academy.

Donna Johnson, 82, of Waukee Formerly of Spencer

A Celebration of Life for 82-year-old Donna Johnson of Waukee, formerly of Spencer, will be Wednesday, July 6th, at 11 a.m. at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel in West Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. McLaren’s Funeral...

Elderly driver seriously injured in I-235 exit ramp crash

DES MOINES, Iowa – An elderly woman was seriously injured in an accident on an exit ramp of I-235 Thursday morning. It happened at 5:05 a.m. on the exit ramp to 3rd Street and 7th Street north. It was a one-vehicle accident and the driver suffered serious injuries, according to Sgt. Paul Parizek with the […]

Iowa becomes first state in Midwest to launch Rail Explorers

BOONE, Iowa — By the end of July, Boone will be the first midwestern town to launch Rail Explorers. The custom-built explorers highlight new pedal-powered rail technology and provide a new way to experience the railroad. The Rail Explorers feature a custom-built electric motor, aimed at making the activity...

A FLIP FOR JOY: Hawks rally past rival Centennial, clinch Iowa Conference title

The Ankeny Centennial baseball team was one out away from taking control of the CIML Iowa Conference race. Ankeny batter Carson Agan had other ideas. The junior third baseman blasted a three-run double to cap a four-run rally in the seventh inning, giving the visiting Hawks a 7-5 victory at fifth-ranked Centennial in the nightcap of Thursday’s doubleheader. The win allowed Ankeny to clinch its second straight league crown.

Iowa Man Claims He Recorded a UFO in Middle of Major City [VIDEO]

Within the last several years, the United States government finally confirmed to the public that they have knowledge of Unidentified Flying Objects -- not aliens -- just UFOs. If you ask me, the timing of the confirmation of UFOs in American skies was definitely strategic. Amid the pandemic, social justice upheaval, and a pending election, it was the right time for the government to tell us that they definitely have had videos of the flying vehicles.