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Wife of slain Texas deputy speaks out

The wife of a Texas deputy shot to death at a gas station described her husband as a "blend of toughness and gentility" as she mourned the fallen officer. Deputy Darren H. Goforth died Friday night when a gunman came up behind him and shot him in the...

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:46:36 GMT

Keen Ice takes down Triple Crown winner

The Iowa-owned horse saved its best for last.

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:24:05 GMT

Teen shot in side, recovering at local hospital

A Des Moines teen is in the hospital Friday night being treated for a gun-shot wound to the side. 

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:58:07 GMT

10 years later, Katrina survivor yearns to return to Big Easy

Ten years ago Saturday, Jacquelyn Clark’s home of 46 years became unrecognizable due to Hurricane Katrina’s devastating blow to her beloved city of New Orleans. 

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:51:49 GMT

Gym owner who attempted burpee world record falls short

His body gave out after burpee number 8,115.

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:25:49 GMT

One police department to have open prescription drug drop-off

People in this city looking to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs no longer have to wait for scheduled collection events.

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:26:55 GMT

HAPPENING RIGHT NOW: Ingersoll Live event

The annual Ingersoll Live event, a “Don’t Want to Miss It Event,” is happening Saturday night at the Des Moines West Side Chamber booth.

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:14:13 GMT

“High-risk” dog law headed to court, city appeals

The city of Des Moines’ high-risk-dog ordinance is going to court.

Published: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:08:03 GMT

Florida, South Carolina, Georgia prepare as storm nears

Officials in at least three states are making preparations for Tropical Storm Erika.

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:04:59 GMT

Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

Law enforcement officials are turning over every rock this morning in an intense manhunt for the man they say gunned down a sheriff's deputy in suburban Houston.

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:51:18 GMT

Football Friday Night Week One scores and highlights

Grab your umbrellas and ponchos - it's Week One!

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:58:14 GMT

Expect dryer conditions the rest of the weekend

A system of low pressure is slowly working its way to the east, while dry air conditions are moving into the state, making for a warmer and dryer weekend. 

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:39:37 GMT

Once-thought abandoned house to be sorted, revitalized

Neighbors said they are happy to see activity in a house everyone assumed had been long abandoned. 

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:33:49 GMT

Rainfall, flooding puts a damper on football season kickoff

Excessive amounts of rainfall Friday put a damper on the kickoff of football season. 

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 03:25:48 GMT

Law enforcement paying extra attention to interstates

Iowa State Patrol, along with law enforcement officers in 16 states, are paying extra attention to Interstates 80 and 35 this weekend. 

Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:55:51 GMT