Des Moines Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Police Searching for Suspects in Potentially-Related String of RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | WHO-TV

    Des Moines police and the Polk County Sheriff's Office are looking for suspects in connection to a string of convenience store robberies. The Des Moines Police Department said detectives from both agencies are investigating nine robberies that have happened since February 25th, seven of which occurred in Des Moines and two within Polk County jurisdiction.

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  2. Celebration About Abortion Restrictions Brings Disappointment from Those Who Want MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | WHO-TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa-Iowa looks set to follow a national trend by approving more restrictions for the state's abortion laws. Hundreds celebrated those efforts Thursday but many wish Republican legislators would have pushed for more.

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  3. Environmental Lobby Day at the State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WHO-TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa- Wednesday was a day for citizens to talk to lawmakers at the Statehouse about the environment. The Iowa Environmental Council and the Iowa REAP Alliance gathered to lobby in two basic areas.

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  4. DHS to Investigate Video of Alleged Child Abuse After Initially Dismissing ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    After a story from Channel 13 brought to light a possible case of child abuse the Iowa Department of Human Services had previously dismissed without investigation , DHS now says they'll look into the case further. The parents of a Des Moines infant brought the alleged abuse to the attention of DHS after a security camera in their home captured video of the babysitter dropping the infant into its crib and then dragging the boy by his foot to get him to lie down.

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  5. Senator McCoy Alleges DHS Dismissed Potential Child Abuse Case Without an InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The alleged abuse took place earlier this year at a home in Des Moines. The infant's parents had a security camera rolling to keep an eye on the babysitter, and the video shows the woman dropping the infant into its crib and then dragging the boy by his foot to get him to lay down.

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  6. Advertising Mix-Up Causes Problems at Princess PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    An advertising mix-up at a West Des Moines coffee shop forced the owner to turn away dozens of customers from a popular event. On Sunday, Mahalo's Coffee and Mini Donuts hosted a princess party.

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  7. Thousands Attend Guns and Hoses Hockey Match to Support Families of Fallen OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    An event to raise money for the Iowa C.O.P.S. Organization--a group that assists the families of fallen officers--brought more than 3,000 people together on Sunday. Members of the Des Moines Police Department and Des Moines Fire Department took to the ice in the Guns and Hoses hockey match.

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  8. Garage Destroyed in Des Moines FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Firefighters were called to the garage on Adams Avenue around 8:30 p.m. The garage is considered a total loss, but flames did not spread to the nearby home.

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  9. Des Moines Register to Highlight Depth of Iowa's Drunk Driving ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    In the last 12 years, the Register says more than 1,000 people have died in alcohol-related crashes in the state. The Register also says approximately 132,000 drivers have been charged with driving while intoxicated-some of them more than once-and at least 222 drivers were accused of killing someone while drunk behind the wheel.

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  10. Des Moines Police Searching for Suspect After Shots Fired OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Officers heard five gunshots coming from an alley near the intersection of 16th Street and Carpenter Avenue and chased after a man they believed to be the shooter, but the suspect got away.

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  11. Des Moines Git-N-Go Robbed on Saturday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Register reports the man entered the store located at 865 42nd Street around 11 p.m. and walked around the store before eventually approaching the counter. He then reportedly passed the clerk a note stating he wanted cash and was carrying a gun, and took out a taser.

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  12. One Year Anniversary of Des Moines Police Officers' DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Sunday marks one year since two Des Moines police officers were killed by a drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 80. Officers Carlos Puente-Morales and Susan Farrell were transporting a prisoner from Council Bluffs to Des Moines overnight when their car was struck head-on. Police say 25-year-old Benjamin Beary was behind the wheel traveling westbound--going the wrong direction--on I-80 near mile marker 117; this is near the Grand Prairie Parkway interchange near Waukee.

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  13. Des Moines Pride Center Holds Open House for CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The Des Moines Pride Center, Formerly the Gay and Lesbian Resource Center, held an open house at their new location in Sherman Hill on Saturday. Leaders there say they want more people to know about the resource and help further equal rights for members of the LGBTQ community.

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  14. West Elm's Downtown Location Will Include Shopping and Apartment UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    West Elm, the home and living retailer, plans to open a Des Moines location at 219 East Grand Avenue. The store will be located on the first floor of the building, and the upper floors will be comprised of 98 apartment units.

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  15. Weed World Van Under Investigation in Iowa after Breaking DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    In early March, a stalled vehicle along I-80 East near the Redfield exit and just west of Des Moines threw them for a loop. The Iowa DOT comically posted a photo on Facebook soon after, showing the lime green van wrapped in advertisements for Weed World Candies.

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  16. Blackbird Investments Gets Recommendation to Develop 5th and Court, Walnut PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    That's what Mandelbaum Properties thought too, working on a plan for over a year that included apartments, a new garage, and a movie theater. However, last Friday a last-minute proposal from rival Blackbird Investments got the city's attention.

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  17. City of Des Moines Make Surprise Endorsement for 5th and Walnut ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A last minute proposal for the soon to be vacant site at 5th and Walnut in downtown Des Moines has won over city leaders. On Friday morning the Des Moines Office of Economic Development recommended that the Des Moines City Council support a plan from developer Blackbird Investments to construct a tower on the site.

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  18. House Oversight Committee Launching DHS ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Iowa House Republicans are launching an investigation into the Department of Human Services in the wake of the death of a West Des Moines teenager despite Governor Branstad's wishes that lawmakers wait on a criminal investigation to be completed. Rep. Bobby Kaufmann announced Thursday that the House Oversight Committee will conduct a review of DHS to answer lingering questions after the death of 16-year old Natalie Finn.

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  19. Polk County Water Projects Featured at the Iowa Water ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    AMES, Iowa- The Iowa Water Conference wrapped up a two-day run here Thursday with a panel on urban, and rural working together to improve water quality. Jonathon Gano, Public Works Director for the City of Des Moines shared a concept on the drawing boards for the metro area to reach out, and build a sort of filter on incoming water from farms.

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  20. Des Moines Home Damaged in Early Morning FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    It happened around 12:15 a.m. at a home in the 1700 block of 7th Street in the River Bend neighborhood. Officials say when they arrived they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the first floor.

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