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Des Moines Police Identify Woman Found Dead in Wooded Area
DES MOINES, Iowa - In a recent development, Des Moines police have identified the deceased individual found on Thursday in a wooded area. The body was discovered in a ditch near Southwest 42nd Street and Willow Creek Avenue by a Des Moines Public Works team.
Two sentenced to prison after 4-week-old suffers multiple broken bones
DES MOINES, Iowa — Two people have been sentenced to prison on Friday after a 4-week-old child suffered from multiple broken bones last year. In Oct. 2022 Frankie Honeyman, 26, and Cheyenne Swink, 32, took their 4-week-old child to a hospital where it was discovered that the infant was suffering from multiple broken bones in […]
These colfax, IA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near colfax.
Second place does not get first dibs on city council appointment
Regardless of what a past candidate for city council has heard and stated during a recent council meeting, there are only two ways to fill the at-large seat that will be left vacant when Evelyn George is sworn in as mayor: by appointment or by special election. There is no law that says a second place finisher gets first dibs.
Webster leads C-M girls at Williamsburg
WILLIAMSBURG — The Colfax-Mingo girls’ wrestling team competed in a 28-team tournament on Monday and Lily Webster’s second-place finish paced the Tigerhawks. Colfax-Mingo entered 11 wrestlers in the Williamsburg Girls Invitational and scored 61 points in 15th. Webster, who is ranked No. 6 at 100 pounds, was...
Iowa Braces for Weekend Rainfall and Possible Light Snow
Get ready for a wet weekend, Iowa! Meteorologist Jason Sydejko predicts rainfall late Friday night into Saturday, with areas east of the metro expecting close to half an inch. Des Moines may see less than two-tenths. Light snow is also possible in northern Iowa. Stay tuned for the latest forecast updates.
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.
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.
Maytag Dairy Farms: New location at Nostalgia Wine and Spirits
Maytag cheese is among the world’s best blues. You can no longer visit the farm, but there is a new location downtown Newton, IA to visit!
After record need in November, Des Moines food pantries receive 15,000 servings of pork
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Pork Producers Association joined the fight against food insecurity in Iowa, donating nearly 15,000 servings of pork to Des Moines food banks on Friday. The Des Moines Area Religious Council, or DMARC, served record numbers of people last summer — and their all-time...
Merle Hay Mall businesses weigh in on state of mall
DES MOINES, Iowa — Since the COVID-19 pandemic, some Merle Hay Mall business owners say the mall's bustling sound of people hasn't been the same. "We need people to come to Merle Hay Mall," said Vietnam Café owner Brenda Tran. "We want to keep this mall open. Normally throughout the year it's pretty slow, but Christmas time we have a little more."
Watch: Ring camera catches moment that brightens Ankeny delivery driver's day
DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa woman found a heartwarming way to show her appreciation for a delivery driver. KCCI viewer Madison Witzel, of Ankeny, sent in the video through our ulocal page. She started leaving treats and drinks for delivery drivers who deliver packages for her small business.
Adventureland lawsuit over death of 11-year-old moving to Scott County courtroom, cites extensive media coverage
The lawsuit against Adventureland over the death of 11-year-old Michael Jaramillo is being moved to the Iowa District Court for Scott County after Adventureland's attorneys claimed media coverage caused bias in potential jurors in Polk County during a September hearing. Coverage of the July 2021 accident on the Raging River...
Des Moines Trio Assists in Honoring Unclaimed Veterans
A dedicated group in Des Moines is helping to honor forgotten veterans, providing closure for those left unclaimed after their death. Among them, a man who has waited nearly a century for his final salute. Discover the story of this small but mighty group putting the past to rest.
Local Residents Invited to Discuss I-80 Westbound Rest Area Improvements Near Mitchellville
The Iowa Department of Transportation is planning improvements for the westbound Interstate 80 rest area near Mitchellville. The public is invited to a virtual meeting to discuss these plans. The rest area, 1.2 miles west of Polk County Road S-27, will see changes. These include partial removal and replacement of parking to add more stalls. Entrance ramps to the rest area will also be removed, relocated, and replaced.
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...
L-S boys use big run to dispatch Colfax-Mingo
COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo boys’ basketball team started its season 3-0 after winning just one game all of last season. But first-year head coach Michael Hunsberger knew he’d learn a lot about his team this week as the Tigerhawks start a gauntlet of games against the South Iowa Cedar League’s best teams.
We're still waiting for outrage, and leadership, with Iowa's nursing homes
John and Terri Hale own The Hale Group, an Ankeny-based advocacy firm focused on older Iowans. Twenty-seven years ago, the Quad City Times published a six-part series on neglect and abuse in nursing homes. The articles told the stories of residents whose physical and mental health needs were not met, who were subjected to verbal or physical abuse by staff or other residents, and had been injured or had died.
Ankeny Fire Department Taking Donations for Fill Fire Truck with Toys
(Ankeny, IA) -- The Ankeny Fire Department is accepting donation to fill a fire truck with toys in collaboration with the Toys for Tots organization this weekend. On Sunday, December 10th from 3pm-6pm, the Ankeny Fire Department will accept new, unwrapped toys at Fire Department Headquarters located at 120 NW Ash Drive. More information is available on the city of Ankeny's website.
Here's how you can donate to 2023 Des Moines Toys For Tots campaign
DES MOINES, Iowa — Toys for Tots Tuesday at KCCI is Dec. 12, when we partner with the Marine Corps Reserve to collect toys for central Iowa children. If you have a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots, you can do so between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday at these three sites: