Des Moines, Iowa



  • Family Law Expert Says Finn Case May Open Door for Others
    DES MOINES, Iowa  --  On Thursday, a West Des Moines mother was found guilty of murdering her 16-year-old adopted daughter. Now, prosecutors hope this trial paves the way for other similar cases. Nicole Finn faces mandatory life in prison for the death of her adopted daughter, Natalie Finn. Natalie died last year... Read more »
  • Oldest Polar Bear in Captivity in U.S. Turns 37
    PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania  --  The oldest polar bear in captivity in the U.S. celebrated her 37th birthday this week. The polar bear's name is Coldilocks, and she lives at the Philadelphia Zoo where she's been since 1981. The zoo celebrated her big day with the birthday song and a cake only a polar... Read more »
  • Helping the Community Through Clothing, Made4Mankind Opens Retail Store
    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Sometimes a piece of clothing can be much more than cloth or fabric--sometimes it can carry a message.  That’s what one West Des Moines couple wants to do with their brand. Maria Mendoza and Aaron Sarmiento came to America from the Philippines when they were children. ... Read more »
  • Two Vehicles Catch Fire in Fatal Friday Morning Crash
    PALO ALTO COUNTY, Iowa  --  An accident in Palo Alto County caused two vehicles to burst into flames on Friday morning. Investigators say a Chevy Cobalt crossed the center line on Highway 18 near Emmetsburg and hit a semi truck head-on. The impact of the crash caused both vehicles to catch fire. Both drivers... Read more »
  • BLUE Program Encourages Drake Teaching Grads to Stay in Des Moines
    DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Drake University was also a monumental day for the Des Moines Public School District. Nearly 70 Des Moines teachers were the first to graduate with a free Drake masters degree within the Building Leaders in Urban Education (BLUE) program. Blue and gold cords made it... Read more »

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