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Des Moines-area reaches record high Saturday, high temperatures to continue into next week
Milo Hedgman, 5, of Cedar Rapids keeps cool by splashing through the water at a splash pad at Cleveland Park in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, May 26, 2018.Bryon Houlgrave/The RegisterFullscreen
Pleasantville, Ottumwa women killed in separate traffic crashes in southern Iowa
The first fatality occurred on Iowa Highway 92 in Marion County at about 7:10 a.m., according to the Iowa State Patrol. The victim was identified as Malloree Beth Murphy, 22, of Pleasantville.
Police: Wrong-way driver causes fatal crash on Highway 92
An officer saw a white minivan headed east in the westbound lane, according to the news release. The officer attempted to stop the driver, but the driver continued without slowing.
A stranger with $100 bills: How an Iowa man tried to kidnap at least 19 kids across the state
“It was seriously less than a minute,” said Brandy Nelson, a mom whose 6-year-old daughter was preyed on. “It just happened too quick.”
Wind turbine fire could be seen for miles
BEAVER, Iowa —A massive wind turbine caught fire Thursday night near Beaver in Boone county.AdvertisementAn emergency manager told us he could see the flames in Woodward, about 25 miles away.It's a MidAmerican Energy turbine. The company told The Perry News they are investigating and no one was hurt
Des Moines Family Fed Up With Local Cemetery Issues; Owners Respond
“If you drive around, over in the north end of the cemetery, I’d say northeast end of the cemetery, there’s a lot of new plots out there that are sinking in, a lot of dead grass. The oxford one where you could climb underneath the headstone, like I said, it was 2017, and in the middle of the cemeter
House District 31: Rick Olson faces two challengers in Democratic primary
Incumbent Democrat Rick Olson is running for re-election in Iowa House District 38, which includes parts of Des Moines' east side, Pleasant Hill, and Delaware and Four Mile townships.
Bar owners cited after police respond to brawl inside
DES MOINES, Iowa —The owners of an East Village Bar have been cited after Des Moines police were called to a large fight inside the business this week.AdvertisementOfficers arrived at the Lime Lounge at 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, and saw bar employees trying to break up a fight involving about 20 p
Des Moines man convicted of lascivious acts with a child
Douang Viphongxai, 61, initially faced sexual abuse charges after police said he committed a sex act on a 12-year-old girl against her will or by force on June 1, 2017, according to the criminal complaint. A sex assault kit positively identified Viphongxai's DNA.
Single Vehicle Rollover Accident in Knoxville
A pickup truck was traveling northbound on S Attica Rd, when the trailer it was towing came loose and went over the side of the bridge over Competine Creek and pulled the truck with it, where it rolled into the ditch. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Knoxville Police Department, Knoxville Fire De
New Attractions at Adventureland this Season
“The name is very special to us, Doc and Leone are our maternal grandparents, the owners of Adventureland and it kind of brings back a lot of our memories of our family from previous years,” Adventureland Spokesperson and Part Owner Molly Vincent said.
Homeowners outraged with landscaper who was ordered to shut down
DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) —The owner of a Des Moines landscaping company was found guilty Thursday of "intentionally and purposefully" operating his business after being ordered to shut down.William Bishop, who owns Bob Lenc Landscaping, Inc. was supposed to close down the business on April 26, accord
Marshalltown baseball splits with No. 6 Waukee
The Warriors took game one off the Bobcats, 11-1 in six innings, but MHS got revenge in game two with a 6-0 shutout.
Man accused of knocking out victim in parking lot
Messenger photo by Peter KaspariFirst responders attend to James Crouch after he was knocked unconscious near the Liquor and Tobacco Outlet, 902 First Ave. N., Wednesday morning. Another man has been arrested and charged with assault.
Bondurant man accused of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl
Authorities said a 12-year-old girl told investigators that Fothergill engaged in sex acts with her at her home in Marion."Investigators corroborated substantial portions of her account though an interview with the defendant and social media contacts between the two," according to the complaint.A pr
2 charged in fatal shooting of Des Moines high school student expected to enter pleas
Daniel Antonio Lamay, 19, and Crystal Michelle Lee, 29, are charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 19-year-old Noah Campbell, who was shot Aug. 22, 2017, outside a gas station in the city's Gray's Woods neighborhood on the far northeast side.
New video shows neglected horses receiving proper care
DES MOINES, Iowa —New video shows veterinarians caring for one of those neglected horses rescued from a property in Earlham last week.AdvertisementThe hooves on this horse had grown so much, they were curling.Vets were able to give the horse a trim, no doubt giving the animal some much-needed relief
The trial of a man accused in a Iowa gang rape begins in June. Rape kit evidence still at crime lab.
Buy Photo(Photo: Bryon Houlgrave/The Register)Story HighlightsHundreds of sexual assault evidence kits continue to sit unprocessed at Iowa's crime lab.One woman who told police she was gang raped, has waited nearly eight months for results from her kit.The delay in processing the evidence could disc
Police: Man with Sledgehammer Chased Neighbor During Argument
Police were called to the 6100 block of Pleasant Drive Tuesday night after receiving a call about the incident. A man told officers he heard his neighbor, 26-year-old Ryan Pastorik, screaming at their property line and went outside to check what was wrong.
Iowa cheerleader who took a knee during national anthem wins ACLU award
Davonte Johnson, a football player for Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, talks about the thinking behind his choice to take a knee at the Sept. 30 homecoming game, and what it felt like to participate in the protest.Kyle Munson/The Register