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17-year-old arrested in shooting death of 18-year-old

Nov. 24, 2021 09:35 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 17-year-old suspect is now charged with first-degree murder and other crimes in the shooting death of an 18-year-old in Des Moines. Authorities on Tuesday announced the charges against Quarian Deonte Moore. He was arrested Thursday on several...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:57 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= ADM, Adel 50, Van Meter 31 AGWSR, Ackley 40, Hudson 34 Alta-Aurelia 46, South O'Brien, Paullina 36 Ankeny Centennial 44, Des Moines, North 30 BCLUW, Conrad 46,...

2 Iowa teens charged with teacher's murder seek lower bond

Nov. 23, 2021 17:07 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two southeast Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher asked a state court judge Tuesday to lower their bond so they could be released from jail, while prosecutors asked it be...

Person killed after Centerville officers called to assault

Nov. 22, 2021 13:34 PM EST

CENTERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — A person was killed Sunday after authorities were called to a Centerville area home to check on a reported assault, state officials said Monday. Centerville officers and an Appanoose County deputy responded to the report about 3:45 p.m. at a...

Dinner on the patio? First, hold the stench

Nov. 21, 2021 10:29 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Parts of downtown Des Moines have been so transformed in the past decade by new apartments, trendy shops and microbreweries, it’s sometimes hard to reconcile the present with the not-so-distant past. But one strong reminder of the city's...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 02:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 77, Unity Christian 70 Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 61, Davenport, Central 58 Creston 49, Des Moines Christian 33 Dallas Center-Grimes 54, Ballard 37 ...

Ernst challenger Greenfield named to USDA post in Iowa

Nov. 18, 2021 17:34 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced the appointment of former U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield to serve in a top agriculture position in Iowa. Greenfield, the Democratic nominee who lost to Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst last...

Des Moines police say suspects kicked in door, killed dog

Nov. 17, 2021 13:59 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Des Moines are seeking two people suspected in the fatal shooting a dog that was protecting its owner during a home invasion early Wednesday. Police said the incident happened around 12:30 a.m. as a woman and her dog returned home from...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 17, 2021 10:29 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 14 The Des Moines (Iowa) Register on threats against election workers and democracy: Bizarre threats toward public officials, and even violent acts, have been...

Des Moines firefighters say woman killed in house fire

Nov. 15, 2021 14:55 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A woman died in a house fire in north Des Moines, and officials are looking into whether a space heater caused the blaze. The fire was reported Sunday evening by a neighbor in a residential area between the city’s Union Park and Fairmont Park...