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  1. Lightning strike does this to West Des Moines homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Crews were called to 6219 Dakota Drive, moments after a lightning strike was reported at around 8:50 a.m. The blast blew a massive hole in the side of the home. Fire crews reported some smoke inside the home, but little actual fire damage.

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  2. Iowa's fallen officers honored in somber memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Law enforcement officers and community members from around the state of Iowa gathered Friday to honor Iowa's officers lost in the line of duty. West Des Moines police Sgt.

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  3. Mom of starved teen wants murder trial movedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A West Des Moines woman accused of starving and neglecting her teenage daughter wants a separate trial from her former husband and wants her murder trial moved out of Polk County. Nicole Finn and Joseph Finn II are charged with the October starvation death of 16-year-old Nicole Finn and the suspected abuse of two of Natalie's siblings.

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  4. Iowa Board of Regents elects new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa Board of Regents agreed at a Monday meeting to make Mike Richards its 22nd president. His one-year term as head of the nine-member board begins immediately.

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  5. WDM sex discrimination lawsuit reveals holes in departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Three female employees sued former West Des Moines police Chief Shaun LaDue for sexual discrimination last year. An independent investigation was launched as part of the $1.9 million dollar lawsuit settlement.

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  6. Initial charge dismissed in Cedar Bridge arson 21 MINRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A first-degree arson charged filed against a 17-year-old accused of setting a Madison County bridge on fire has been dismissed, according to court documents. Authorities charged 17-year-old Alexander Hoff, of West Des Moines, with first-degree arson last week after the Cedar Bridge was set on fire.

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  7. Teachers return from NASA experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    WEBVTT I WILL LET YOU KNOW HOW LONG THEQUIET WEATHER LAST, COMING UP.RHEYA: NEW ON 8.FIVE WEST DES MOINES TEACHERSRECENTLY TOOK OFF ON ANADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME.THEY WENT TO THE JOHNSON SPACECENTER IN HOUSTON.KCCI'S TOMMIE CLARK IS LIVE ATTHE NEWSROOM.THEY'RE HELPING NASA SOLVE APROBLEM?>> THAT'S RIGHT, IT'S A MOCKVERSION OF A VERY REAL PROBLEM.THEY HELPED DEVELOP A DESIGN FORA SATELLITE DEPLOYMENT SYSTEMAND ACTUALLY TESTED IT OUT WITHNASA ENGINEERS.THE BEST PART, THEIR STUDENTSHELPED COME UP WITH THE DESIGN.IT'S ALL PART OF A PROGRAM NASACREATED FOR EDUCATORS TO BRINGSTEM INTO THE CLASSROOM.THE TEAM OF TEACHERS FROMSTILWELL AND INDIAN HILLSCREATED A PROPOSAL THAT WAS ONEOF ONLY 12 DESIGNS IN THE NATIONTO BE SELECTED BY NASA FORTESTING.THEY ALONG WITH THEIR STUDENTSDEVELOPED A PROTOTYPE THAT WOULDLAUNCH A MOCK SATELLITE INTO AMICROGRAVITY ENVIRONMENT.WE SPOKE WITH ONE OF THOSETEACHERS ... (more)

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  8. Ex-owners of WDM bar sentenced for tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The former owners of a West Des Moines bar have been given three years of probation for tax fraud. Court records say 66-year-old James Perin and his wife, 62-year-old Mardeen Perin, were sentenced Wednesday.

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  9. House committee reviewing Iowa DHS following Natalie Finn deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A House committee announced Wednesday that it is reviewing the policies of the Iowa Department of Human Services following the starvation death of a West Des Moines teenager in her home. The House Government Oversight Committee announced its investigation in the wake of the death of 16-year-old, Natalie Finn.

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  10. Six years later: Ashley Okland's murder still unsolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Saturday marks the sixth anniversary of real estate agent Ashley Okland's shooting death. Okland, 27, was working as a real estate agent in West Des Moines when she was found shot on April 8, 2011, at 558 Stone Creek Court, a model town home for a new development.

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  11. Iowa native Ashton Kutcher to receive character awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Iowa native Ashton Kutcher is back in his home state this weekend to receive the Robert D. Pillar of Character Award for 2017 for his work with the Native Fund. Kutcher, along with Dallas Clark, started the nonprofit organization to donate to Iowans in need, such as veterans, children and those impacted by natural disaster.

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  12. Iowa native Ashton Kutcher makes surprise visit to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Iowa native Ashton Kutcher returned to his home state Thursday, making a surprise appearance at Oskaloosa High School and Middle School. The Oskaloosa News reported that Kutcher and his wife, Mila Kunis, spoke to students about pursuing their dreams and never letting doubt get in the way.

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  13. Vote looms on changing Des Moines school start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Under the proposal, elementary schools would begin at 7:50 a.m., roughly 30 minutes to an hour earlier. Middle schools would start at 8:35 a.m., 50 minutes later, and high schools would start at 8:30 a.m., also 50 minutes later.

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  14. 4 West Des Moines businesses fail alcohol compliance checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    According to police, four businesses sold alcohol to a minor. Those businesses were Val Lanes, at 100 Ashworth Road, Catoor's on Grand at 1306 Grand Ave., BW's Burgers at 3701 EP True Pkwy and Dino's Bar & Grill at 5962 Ashworth Road.

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  15. Cellphone data helps police catch robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Police have been looking for a suspect in an armed robbery at the Kum and Go at 7265 Vista Drive in West Des Moines since late July. According to police, Brenner was identified by witnesses from the surveillance video.

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  16. Police: Day care worker had .37 BACRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    According to West Des Moines police, Hircock was in charge of student safety and welfare at Lil Scholars Too Day Care Center at 1300 8th Street on March 23. Officers administered an alcohol test and report Hircock had a blood alcohol level of .37, more than four times the legal limit for driving.

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  17. WDM Police: No charges in incident with principal, assistant principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    West Des Moines police released new information in the investigation that led to the Valley Southwoods principal and assistant principal being placed on administrative leave. According to the letter sent out to parents Monday, the two men were placed on leave while the school investigates a "student-staff interaction" that took place last week Wednesday.

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  18. Trial begins for man charged in overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Norwalk man charged with involuntary manslaughter and delivery of a controlled substance in the death of a West Des Moines woman is on trial in Polk County this week. Travis West is accused of giving heroin to Bailey Brady, who died of a drug overdose in June 2015.

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  19. School district's lack of transparency causes frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    About 720 students will head back to school at Valley Southwoods Monday morning after the principal and vice principal were abruptly placed on administrative leave. The move has caused confusion and angst among parents who are questioning the school district's lack of transparency.

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  20. Guns N Hoses event honors fallen officer, firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    For more than a decade, police and firefighters have battled it out on the ice. Each year the proceeds going to a different charity, but this year along with the charity, the game honors five metro police officers who lost their lives in 2016.

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