• Will Mike Pence announce presidential run during Iowa visit?

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Former Vice President Mike Pence is coming back to Iowa as he mulls a run for president. Pence will attend a meet and greet hosted by Polk County Republicans Tuesday night. Wednesday afternoon, he'll participate in what's described as a fireside chat at Des Moines Christian School. Pence’s plans also include []

  • LeBron James hints at possible retirement in postgame remarks

    James began Monday’s game with the highest-scoring postseason half of his matchless NBA career. He ended the night by questioning his future with “the game of basketball.”

  • Arrest made in Pleasant Hill toddler’s 2021 death

    Police have arrested a man in connection with the 2021 death of a Pleasant Hill toddler.

  • Big Bike Give raising money for bicycle advocacy

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Tuesday is the Big Bike Give, an online fundraiser put together by the Iowa Bicycle Coalition partnering with more than 20 organizations to raise money for bicycle advocacy. Will Oelschlaeger, the Cultivation and Outreach Manager at the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, said that the Big Bike Give is the only fundraiser that []

  • Des Moines drivers adjust to new downtown traffic pattern

    DES MOINES, IOWA -- Drivers in downtown Des Moines may have been a little confused on Monday, as the city converted a stretch of road from one-way to two-way traffic. The change is between 3rd & Grand Avenue to 5th Street. The several-block stretch was repaved and reworked for two directions of traffic over the []

  • Where is Indira Sheumaker? Controversial council member absent since March 6th

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Des Moines City Council’s youngest and most controversial member has now missed six straight council meetings. Indira Sheumaker’s seat has been empty since March 6th and in that time she has missed all committee meetings as well. The Ward One representative has made no attempt to reach other council members []

  • 19-year-old charged with threatening a president after crash near White House

    The driver of a box truck is facing multiple charges, including threatening to kill, kidnap or inflict harm on a president, after a crash near the White House late Monday, authorities said.

  • Nikki Haley bets on retail politics in Iowa

    It’s Thursday lunchtime in Iowa and, upstairs in a boathouse on the banks of the Cedar River, Nikki Haley is making her case to be president. The modestly sized venue is packed. The crowd is polite and receptive, and also notably upscale. These aren’t country club Republicans as such but they are clearly more prosperous []

  • Two Moons heading to state as Comets

    Alleman - The state tennis tournament takes place Tuesday in Eastern Iowa. North Polk has 2 chances to bring home a state title. Brothers Ethan and Easton Moon each qualified for state. Ethan, a Junior, is the 3-seed in the Class 1A tournament, Easton just a Freshman. The duo each has just 1 loss on []

  • Tale of Two Cities: Des Moines, Grimes look to the future

    DES MOINES/GRIMES, Iowa — Des Moines is Iowa's largest city, and Grimes is a suburb growing at a torrid pace in the new millennium. Both cities hope to attract thousands of new residents, but they have two different strategies of growth. The cities are roughly fifteen miles apart, but can feel vastly different. Downtown Des []

  • Motorcycle season off to a dangerous start in Iowa

    DES MOINES, IOWA -- The Memorial Day holiday weekend arrives in five days. With beautiful weather forecast, we're likely to see a rush of motorcycles on the roads. The Iowa State Patrol is warning Iowans to remember they'll be sharing the road with more bikes in hopes of eliminating fatal accidents. The warning comes after []

  • Another Iowa town turns on speed cameras on Tuesday

    MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA -- The city of Marshalltown is turning its two automated speed cameras on beginning Tuesday - but drivers will get a warning before the fines start going out. Marshalltown leaders approved the addition of the two new cameras earlier this year. They'll be activated on Tuesday, but for the first 30-days will only []