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Applications for new housing in the Des Moines area are up 20 percent for the year, according to a report released Tuesday from the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines.
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A Polk County District Court jury deliberated less than three hours today before finding a Des Moines man guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Richard Daughenbaugh.
A man who frightened a west Des Moines neighborhood on an October afternoon after claiming to have a gun inside Merrill Middle School will enter a plea on Wednesday, according to court records.
In case you were wondering whether Gov. Terry Branstad's prospects for re-election were dampened by negative headlines about his lead-footed drivers or the Iowa Juvenile Home, the Iowa Poll results today should answer the question.
A woman picks her Mega Millions lottery numbers at a shop in New York's Penn Station on Tuesday.
The Iowa Attorney Generals office has dropped all criminal charges against Grady Marx, 60, a Sioux City businessman who had been accused of involvement in the alleged theft of more than $500,000 from the Iowa Department of Transportation.
State Representative Tyler Olson will drop out of the race for governor, according to Iowa Democratic sources.
A Des Moines woman is telling her story in hopes it will save the Iowa Juvenile Home.
Two men were arrested Sunday night for spray-painting gang signs at North High School, according to a Des Moines police report.
A man reportedly robbed a West Des Moines bank Monday afternoon, police said. The suspect allegedly walked into Great Western Bank, 120 S. 68th St., around 4 p.m. Monday, and demanded money.
Lolo will be doing work with her foundation in Des Moines on Tuesday. It all starts in the morning with the distribution of 400 pairs of shoes at Findley Elementary.
Sac County officials say a Des Moines man stole property worth at least $50,000 during burglaries in Sac, Crawford, and Ida counties.
A woman having her hair cut at a salon on the east side of Des Moines and her stylist were robbed Sunday evening by a man with a handgun, according to a Des Moines Police report.
Renovating the outside of the historic Polk County Courthouse to preserve its stone exterior is one of the first priorities of officials as design and construction begin on a four-phase project to centralize the county's court services.