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Police: Des Moines man threatened to kill witness in human trafficking case
A Des Moines accused of attempting to force a woman into prostitution faces additional charges after he threatened to kill a subpoenaed witness, authorities said. Michael AJ Nelson, 33, was charged with harassment and tampering with a witness after he threatened the woman — who he believed was going
Strange gatekeeping in first Des Moines Register/CNN Iowa caucus poll
A little more than a year before Iowa Democrats will start the process of selecting a challenger to face President Donald Trump, Selzer & Co has polled likely Democratic caucus-goers for the Des Moines Register, CNN, and Mediacom. Brianne Pfannenstiel wrote up the key findings from the survey of 455
Update: Body Recovered from the Des Moines River
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The body of an adult male was recovered from the Des Moines River, confirmed Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek. At 12:45 p.m. Saturday, witnesses saw a man wading in the water underneath the Grand Avenue Bridge in Des Moines.
Des Moines: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
DES MOINES, IA — Looking for a new house nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Not to worry! To save you some time, we've got an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
Iowa Poll: Iowa Republicans agree with Michael Cohen — Trump should lay off Twitter
© Copyright 2018, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co. Most Iowa Republicans like President Donald Trump’s policy decisions, but most also wish he would stop tweeting. A new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll finds that more than half of registered Republicans support Trump’s actions, from “i
Man arrested for attemped murder in Waukee
Bobby Litterell, Jr. was arrested on Dec. 7 for attempted murder in Waukee. The attempted murder occured on Nov. 28. Litterell stabbed the victim in the chest. He was picked up on warrant by the Ankeny Police Department.
Jury Selection Begins Monday in Case of Anti-Violence Activist Charged With Hurting a Child
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the case of a Des Moines anti-violence activist who is charged with hurting a child. 46-year-old Calvetta Williams is charged with child endangerment causing physical injury. Police arrested Williams, an in-home daycare provider, las
Police searching for person in Des Moines River near Grand Avenue bridge
Police are searching Saturday for a man who is believed to be in the Des Moines River. Des Moines police spokesman Sgt. Paul Parizek said a witness reported at 12:50 p.m. seeing a person in the water just north of the Grand Avenue bridge. The witness said the person was wading in the water and then
Iowa Poll: A guide to Democrats who may run in 2020; what likely caucusgoers think of them
© Copyright 2018, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co. It's still more than a year until Iowa Democrats meet to decide their choice to face President Donald Trump, but the field of potential caucus candidates is already packed.
Iowa State Men's Basketball: Cyclones strong late to beat Drake
DES MOINES -- The final meeting of all four of the state's Division I basketball programs under one roof - at least for the foreseeable future - won't be a memorable one for Iowa State.
Rescue crews pull body from Des Moines River late Saturday
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Des Moines say rescue crews have pulled the body of a man from the Des Moines River. Television station KCCI reports that the man’s body was found late Saturday afternoon after an hours-long search.
Police: Officer injured after scuffle with Iowa man who has history of harassment, eluding
A central Iowa man with a history of eluding and harassment led police on another chase, leaving the responding officer with minor facial injuries. Jason Calder Ogletree, 33, was jailed Thursday after leading Urbandale police on a chase that eventually ended with a scuffle in a backyard in the 7000
Crews recover body of man who went missing in Des Moines River
Police have recovered the body of a man who went missing in the Des Moines River on Saturday. Around 1:00pm Saturday, people on a bike trail near the Grand Avenue bridge in downtown Des Moines say they saw a man wading in the water of the Des Moines River before going under. He did not come back up.
Iowa Poll: Likely Democratic caucusgoers already like Beto O'Rourke
© Copyright 2018, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co. Iowans are ready for Beto O'Rourke, a new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll shows. O'Rourke, the retiring U.S. representative from Texas who narrowly lost a U.S. Senate race to sitting Republican Ted Cruz, came in third place in a head-t
WATCH LIVE: Ames at Ankeny Centennial basketball
The Des Moines Register and the Central Iowa Sports Network are partnering through the high school athletic year to give you access to select events from the region. Ames and Ankeny Centennial will face off in an early-season basketball showdown. A varsity doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 6:15
UNI enters final Hy-Vee Classic as double-digit underdog to Iowa
CEDAR FALLS — Struggling on both ends of the floor and without forward Austin Phyfe, Northern Iowa heads to Des Moines to take on No. 19 Iowa in the final Hy-Vee Classic at Wells Fargo Arena. Tipoff is 6 p.m. (BTN).
Des Moines man given 40-year prison term for producing child pornography
A Des Moines man will spend four decades in prison after he pleaded guilty to manufacturing and possessing child pornography. The U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday that Raymond Wayne Eugene Hall, 33, was sentenced on federal child pornography charges to 40 years in prison and a life term o
In the end, Waukee mom gets 30 years after avoiding prison several times for stealing from her bosses
A Waukee mother of three teared up quietly Friday as a Polk County judge sentenced her to 30 years behind bars after she stole from several employers in the Des Moines metro. In a plea agreement, Priscilla Heronemus, 30, of Waukee, pleaded guilty to seven felonies, including three counts of forgery,
Iowa man charged in connection with accidental gunshot death
URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have charged a Johnston man in connection with the accidental gunshot death of another man. The Des Moines Register reports that Urbandale police arrested 19-year-old Kyle Edward McGhghy Thursday on charges of carrying weapons, possession of marijuana and providing
Videos shows Iowa State Trooper running from semi that hit patrol car
JASPER COUNTY, Iowa - The Iowa State Patrol has released dash cam video that shows a trooper running to get out of the way as a semi bears down on his parked patrol car. The incident happened on October 29th in Jasper County east of Des Moines. The trooper was conducting traffic on a state highway f