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Traffic accident leads to shooting in Des Moines on Thursday

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Police are working to sort out how a traffic accident resulted in one person suffering a gunshot wound on Thursday afternoon. It happened around 3:20pm at the intersection of Hickman Road and 30th Street. Police say it appears one vehicle ran a red light at the intersection and hit […]
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Des Moines man sentenced to 16 years in prison in connection to drug deal

DES MOINES, Iowa — A 22-year-old Des Moines man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his role in a 2021 drug deal that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old boy. According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release, Brett Dobberke was sentenced for discharging a firearm during a drug deal as well as possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.

Winter Weather Advisory

(Des Moines) A broad swath of precipitation will overspread the state this afternoon and evening. Temperatures near to below freezing will favor wintry precipitation types over northern into western Iowa. The bulk of the snowfall accumulations is expected across northern Iowa, where 3 to 5 inches should be common by late Friday morning. The snow will create hazardous travel conditions due to slick and covered roads and visibility reductions. Just to the south, roughly between Highway 3 and Highway 30, a glaze of ice mixed in with the snow is possible. This would lead to slick conditions, particularly on elevated bridges and overpasses.

Two teenagers arrested after assaulting homeless man

DES MOINES, Iowa — A homeless man was violently beaten by two teenagers on Tuesday night in Des Moines. Police told KCCI that it happened at the 3000 block of Merle Hay Road. The teenagers were 13 and 14. Police say the teenagers saw the man and beat and...

Dallas County Sheriff’s Report December 8

To view a log of the calls for service, click here. Collin Nardini of Granger was traveling on Iowa Highway 141 when his vehicle collided with a vehicle, driven by a minor. No injuries were reported. Damage to the minor’s vehicle was estimated at $8,000, and damage to Nardini’s vehicle was estimated at $8,000. Nardini was issued a citation for improper overtaking.

4 Great Burger Places in Iowa

Photo byPhoto by Changyoung Koh on UnsplashonUnsplash. If you live in Iowa and you also happen to love burgers, here is a list of four amazing burger places in Iowa that are known for serving absolutely delicious burgers made with fresh and high quality ingredients only.

How having a plan can keep you safe during a shooting

DES MOINES – Downtown Des Moines has had a series of shootings over the past year at popular nightlife areas. One thing all of these shootings have in common is the moment of panic and confusion people experience when the first shot is fired. Having a plan and being prepared for what to do in […]

Where Does Des Moines Land on the List of the Most Fun US Cities?

Listen to Max & Amy's conversation about the latest WalletHub survey revealing 2022’s most fun cities in America. They compared 182 cities - including 150 of the biggest cities - on 65 metrics in three key areas: Entertainment and Recreation; Nightlife and Parties; and Cost. Based on those, Las...

Des Moines resident narrowly avoids online scam

DES MOINES, Iowa — With the holiday season in full swing, a usual Scrooge is back —holiday scammers. Des Moines resident, Judi Coppock decided to sell her late father's mobility scooter. She posted an ad online, using Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist. After originally having no luck, someone finally reached out, But the would-be buyer set off some red flags, Coppock said.

Teen escaped police weeks before bringing gun to school

DES MOINES, Iowa — We are learning more about the 13-year-old arrested Tuesday atBrody Middle School on an attempted murder charge. The teenager was arrested after shooting another juvenile during a robbery. "On Nov. 20th, there was an arrangement between two juveniles to sell a pair of designer shoes....

Impractical Jokers’s show in Des Moines, IA Jun 16, 2023 – official presale code

The Impractical Jokers presale code that we’ve received so many requests for is available now! For a very limited time you can buy great tickets before the public!!!. You don’t want to miss Impractical Jokers’s show in Des Moines do you? Tickets will probably sell out when they go on sale: during the presale you can get your tickets before they sell out!

Longtime Des Moines business struggles to stay afloat

DES MOINES, Iowa — Eric Frangos was 7 years old when his dad openedJim's Coney Island on Des Moines' south side. "We've been here 51 years. It goes back quite a ways. The recipes are 100 years old," Eric Frangos said. But four decades later, Eric Frangos and his...

Woman who caused deadly motorcycle crash to stay out of prison

JOHNSTON, Iowa — An Iowa woman, who investigators say caused a deadly motorcycle crash last summer, will not go to prison. Makenna Streff's driver's license will be suspended for 180 days and she will pay a $1,000 fine for the crash that killed Landon Crabtree in Johnston in June.

Meet Des Moines' newest (and cutest) mascot

A few weeks ago, we asked you what Des Moines' mascot should be and promised our favorite answer would be brought to life.Driving the news: There were a lot of strong contenders.While many of you suggested a raccoon in honor of Raccoon River, we chose this particular one."An adventurous, active raccoon in overalls or wearing a seed corn hat (Iowa ag connection), with Vans sneakers (skate park), wearing a Raygun/Bozz shirt (it’s like city required), probably riding a bike (trail system) all while waving a Des Moines flag with a Busch Light in hand... or maybe a corn dog (state...

Capitol rioter Doug Jensen to be sentenced

DES MOINES, Iowa — Next week, a Des Moines man will be sentenced for his role in the attack on the Capitol. Doug Jensen was found guilty of all seven counts against him. His sentencing is next Friday. Jensen was caught on camera wearing a Q-Anon shirt, leading the...