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  1. Des Moines teen charged with 8-month-old daughter's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Des Moines police were sent at approximately 4:25 p.m. Friday to Mercy Medical Center to investigate a report of an 8-month-old girl with serious inflicted injuries. Des Moines Police Department detectives consulted with the Polk County Attorney's Office, and criminal charges were approved in this investigation.

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  2. Oelwein Kmart and Des Moines Sears to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    Sears Headquarters say they informed the Kmart store associates in Oelwein and the Sears store associates on Merle Hay Road in Des Moines on July 12 that their stores will be closing. Their headquarters location said the number of associates that work at the stores isn't available.

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  3. Iowans to pay respects to Former Gov. Ray during funeral FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | KCRG

    The service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Des Moines. The ceremony will be streamed online.

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  4. Family of man killed in metro burglary attempt speaks outRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | KCRG

    Family members of a man slain in an apparent burglary attempt said he should never have been shot and killed, admitting wrongdoing by both parties involved. The fatal shooting happened just after 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at Kraft Imports and 5 Star Muffler in the 1400 block of Army Post Road on Des Moines' south side.

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  5. After long week of flood recovery in Des Moines, neighbors look on bright sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | KCRG

    One week later, the number of flood-impacted homes in Polk County has now surpassed 2,300, and while the future is uncertain for some victims, many are approaching it with a new outlook. There were finally smiles instead of tears on East 35th Street, one of the hardest-hit areas, where Des Moines City Councilwoman Linda Westergaard continued her tour through flood-damaged parts of town Sunday.

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  6. 2 wounded by bullet fragments after handgun goes off in Des MoinesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 9 | KCRG

    Authorities say bullet fragments struck two people after a handgun went off in one of a man's pockets at the Animal Rescue League in Des Moines. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the 27-year-old man was pulling something from the pocket when the gun fired.

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  7. Flood hit more than 1,500 Des Moines-area propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | KCRG

    An unofficial tally shows that more than 1,500 properties in the Des Moines area were affected by weekend flooding, and authorities expect that number to increase. The Des Moines Register reports that officials still need to inspect many of the properties.

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  8. Firework "bomb" defused in Des Moines parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | KCRG

    Polk County deputies said they were called to the area around 11 p.m. following reports of a suspicious device. Workers told deputies that they found the device while closing the area for the night.

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  9. Iowa shelters seek help after floodwaters wash away homeless campsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 4 | KCRG

    Severe flooding Saturday washed out homeless camps in Des Moines, leaving dozens of men and women with nowhere to go. Just as the rivers are overflowing, so is the Central Iowa Shelter and Services with more people than it can handle.

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  10. 3 to 8 inches of rain fuels Des Moines floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | KCRG

    Flooding in Des Moines was fueled by 3 to 8 inches of rain that fell across the area Saturday night. In the suburb of Urbandale, residents of a duplex escaped shortly before an explosion from a ruptured gas line leveled their home after the basement flooded.

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  11. The latest updates on record-setting Des Moines flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | KCRG

    After a night of torrential rains, there is still major flooding happening around the Des Moines metro. Most rivers and creeks in the metro have crested as of Sunday morning, and are not expected to rise.

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  12. Sportscaster dies after Iowa floodwaters sweep him awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | KCRG

    A longtime Iowa sportscaster has died in flash flooding in Des Moines amid heavy rain that forced the evacuation of some homes and businesses. Police say 66-year-old Larry Cotlar died Saturday when he was swept away in floodwater after his van stalled on a flooded north Des Moines street.

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  13. Fire official: 1 person swept away by floodwaters in DSMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | KCRG

    Des Moines fire officials say flood waters swept 3 people away near 51st St. and Twana Dr. Two people have been found. Authorities are still looking for one person.

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  14. Ex-insurance claims rep in Iowa sentenced for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | KCRG

    Authorities say a former insurance claims representative in West Des Moines, Iowa, has been sentenced to two years' probation in a fraud case. The Iowa Insurance Division said Thursday that Cora Harrington pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree fraudulent practices, a felony.

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  15. Judge rules for trooper suing to get job back after drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | KCRG

    A judge has found that the head of the Missouri State Highway Patrol went too far in firing a trooper after he was convicted of a misdemeanor in the drowning death of a handcuffed Iowa man. The Kansas City Star reports that Cole County Judge Patricia Joyce ruled Wednesday that the patrol's superintendent can't go beyond the recommendation of a disciplinary review board that found Anthony Piercy should be reinstated as a trooper and relocated.

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  16. Des Moines man sentenced for stealing 24 guns, selling 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | KCRG

    A 23-year-old Des Moines man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for stealing two dozen guns from Iowa gun dealers and selling one of them. Federal prosecutors say David Marken Aikoriegie was sentenced Wednesday in Des Moines' federal courthouse for three counts of stealing a firearm from a federal firearm licensee and unlawful sale of a stolen firearm.

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  17. Hamilton coming to Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KCRG

    The smash-hit Broadway musical Hamilton is coming to Des Moines next week, and KCCI got a sneak peek at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, where its been running for about two years, to find out what all the excitement is about. The smash-hit Broadway musical Hamilton is coming to Des Moines next week, and KCCI got a sneak peek at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, where its been running for about two years, to find out what all the excitement is about.

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  18. Agriculture Talk with Libertarian Candidate for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KCRG

    The smash-hit Broadway musical Hamilton is coming to Des Moines next week, and KCCI got a sneak peek at the CIBC Theatre in Chicago, where its been running for about two years, to find out what all the excitement is about. A road construction project in Dubuque is currently underway, and it is a partnership between the school district and city officials to make an intersection safer.

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  19. Saylorville Lake peak forecast drops despite rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KCRG

    The latest Army Corps of Engineers figures say the reservoir that protects Des Moines from Des Moines River flooding is expected to peak at around 75 percent of capacity next week. But the Saylorville Lake manager also says those figures could change - and alarmingly so - with heavy upstream rainfall on already saturated ground.

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  20. Toddler pulled from central Iowa lake dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | KCRG

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the 2-year-old girl died Tuesday morning at a Des Moines hospital.

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