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Arrest Outside Des Moines Shelter Could Be Traced To America's Homeless Crisis

DES MOINES, Iowa -- What could be seen as an isolated incident sparked from an argument is much deeper within Des Moines' homeless community. "There's some behavior issues. A lot of substance abuse that contributes to some of the conflicts we see," said Des Moines Police Sergeant Paul Parizek. An af

WHO-TV - 2017-09-22 03:28:04

UPS hiring more than 300 workers in Des Moines

UPS announced Thursday it will hire more than 300 workers in Des Moines during the approaching holiday season. Nationally, the company plans to hire about 95,000 between November and January. In Des Moines, the company wants to hire 200 driver helpers, 80 package handlers and 35 delivery and tractor

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-21 14:56:57

Here's the hot, new place to dine in West Des Moines

Salt of the Hearth is the latest restaurant addition to West Glen in West Des Moines. Chef Kevin Cahill brings years of experience working with many successful restaurants in New York. Bryon Houlgrave/The Register The gleaming new sign is unmistakable from Mills Civic Parkway. Major construction is

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-22 16:25:29

Hy-Vee changes grocery delivery fees for Des Moines metro customers

Hy-Vee Inc. is increasing what it charges Des Moines-area customers for online grocery pickup and delivery. The West Des Moines-based company said as of last week, orders over $100 delivered within a 4-hour time period will get free delivery. Shoppers wanting their orders within a 2-hour window will

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-21 22:50:41

Gusto Pizza to open fourth Des Moines area store in November

Gusto Pizza Co. is expanding its pie empire. The locally grown, made-from-scratch pizza restaurant that opened its first location on Ingersoll Avenue near downtown Des Moines will add a fourth store this fall when it opens at Clocktower Square, 2900 University Ave., in West Des Moines. Owners Joe Mc

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-21 21:06:27

Des Moines remodelers host home tour this weekend

The Remodelers Council of Greater Des Moines hosts its 17th annual Tour of Remodeled Homes this weekend. Sixteen homes featuring the handiwork of 12 remodelers will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. One Johnston property was recently transformed from a 2,800-square-foot two-story t

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-21 18:29:01

Des Moines risks losing prestige if air travel options don't improve

Des Moines airport officials are leaning toward building a proposed $500 million terminal on the east side of the airport. Before they can break ground, they need to secure more than $200 million from state and local sources. The success of the esteemed Solheim Cup is a wonderful attribute to our

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-22 12:42:06

Judge orders Titan, Dico pay $11 million fine to EPA over Des Moines site

A federal judge in Des Moines ordered Titan Tire Corp. and Dico Inc. to pay almost $11 million in fines to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly selling contaminated buildings to avoid cleanup. The order issued earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pratt is the late

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-22 17:27:12

Gunfire damages car as Des Moines woman drives home

A Des Moines woman's car was struck by gunfire as she drove home Thursday morning, police said. At about 11:10 a.m., A 51-year-old woman was driving east on Easton Boulevard, and as she was about to turn onto East 37th Court, she heard "three blasts" and heard something hit her car, according to a D

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-22 15:05:10

Des Moines Roosevelt Educator Awarded Golden Apple

Brent Wooters, Golden Apple recipient. (WHO-HD) DES MOINES, Iowa - At a school assembly at the beginning the school year, Des Moines Roosevelt Principal, Kevin Biggs, urged his students to build relationships with their teachers and to invest in their education. Students say 27 - year teaching veter

WHO-TV - 2017-09-22 10:33:37

From the archives: Ozzy Osbourne leaves Des Moines with 'bat taste' in mouth

Editor's note: This story by Register reporter Nick Lamberto originally ran Jan. 22, 1982, two days after Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat during a concert at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines. Rock Singer Ozzy Osbourne left Des Moines Thursday with a $39,000 haul from a concert at Vete

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-21 19:32:03

East Village In Des Moines Is New Home To West Elm Store Featuring Local Artistans' Work

West Elm, a branch of the Williams Sonoma family, will become the newest retail business in Des Moines' East Village neighborhood next week. The store will showcase products from seven Iowa-based designers and makers, along with fall furnishings and decor in the Williams Sonoma brand. West Elm, loca

PATCH - 2017-09-21 11:30:00

West Des Moines Man Awaits Sentencing On Lascivious Acts With A Child

WEST DES MOINES, IA. -- A West Des Moines man remains in Dallas County Jail awaiting sentencing after he pleaded guilty to lascivious acts with a child under an agreement with Dallas County prosecutors. Jesse Donavon Taggart, 22, originally had faced a felony charge of second-degree sexual abuse and

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:27:16

Is it summer or fall right now in Iowa? Either way, there's a heat warning

Friday will be hot and sunny, with the high of 92 degrees feeling more like 100. It'll be in the 90s through Sunday, with the next chance for rainfall Monday. WHO-HD TV Friday marks the first official day of autumn, when Iowans are usually seen wearing sweaters, leaves on trees are changing and tem

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-09-22 16:41:51

Aaron Carter 911 call: 'He's a really heavy drug user, and he's inhaling computer duster'

In a series of 911 calls placed September 5, friends of Aaron Carter express concern to police over his drug use and beg them to stop him, according to audio obtained by The Blaze. First, a woman, reaching out to the St. Petersburg police: "He's a really heavy drug user, and he's inhaling computer

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-21 19:13:53

Ellen DeGeneres says she wouldn't let President Trump appear on her show

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres revealed she wouldn't allow President Trump on her show during an interview with NBC host Megyn Kelly. Kelly was a guest on "Ellen" to preview her new talk show debuting on Monday. DeGeneres asked her about whether Trump could

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-21 17:21:17

Victoria's Secret model facing $10 million lawsuit over failed sportswear line

Erin Heatherton is being sued over a failed clothing line, according to The Blast. A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles alleges the supermodel abandoned the project without any explanation. Clare Byrne claims she swung a deal with Heatherton for a 40 percent interest in the company, but things didn't end

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-21 14:45:02

Hundreds of Citations Issued for Texting While Driving

CLIVE, Iowa -- The state law that bans texting while driving and makes it a primary offense has been in effect since July 1st, but apparently, not everyone got the memo. Marnie Combe says she tries not to hold her phone up to where it's visible when she texts while behind the wheel. And, she says sh

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-22 09:29:23

QUIZ: How much do you know about Rosh Hashanah?

Incredible images have emerged showing the rotting remains of a huge art deco-style Jewish synagogue as the Jewish festival of Hanukkah begins. The stunning shots show the large worship space with many rows of wooden pews, which once sat hundreds of worshippers before it was abandoned in 2008. Other

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-21 16:24:52

Glitches in New System to Blame For Slow Amber Alert in Iowa

WINTERSET, Iowa -- The idea behind an Amber Alert is a simple one: "The sooner we can get those alerts out, that means the sooner we can find the children that are missing," said Trooper Alex Dinkla with the Iowa State Patrol. In the spring, a new system was installed to issue Amber Alerts faster fo

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-21 09:33:15