Des Moines, Iowa



  • Justice System Leniency May Have Freed Celia Barquin Arozamena’s Alleged Killer Early
      DES MOINES, Iowa -- With criminal activity dating back to 2014, 22 year old Collin Richards has a history with the police but also with second, third and fourth chances.  Aside from Monday’s alleged murder in Ames, Richards’ charges were primarily in Guthrie county.  In fact over fifty pages worth... Read more »
  • Newton Seeks Grant to Turn Vacant Building to a Restaurant
    NEWTON, Iowa- The Newton Main Street Organization has been given the okay by the City Council to apply for a challenge grant to help fund renovation of a downtown building. A developer Goldfinch Growth has plans to turn the building into a small restaurant/bar. The building at 115W Second South was... Read more »
  • ISU Students On High Alert
    AMES,Iowa-- Celia Barquin Arozamena is the second young college student police say was attacked and murdered this year. Mollie Tibbetts lost her life while jogging in Brooklyn, Iowa back in July. On Monday, Barquin Arozamena lost her life while playing golf. Barquin Arozamena was a student at Iowa State University, a day after... Read more »
  • Iowa State Athletic Director Says Celia Barquin Arozamena Embraced Being a Cyclone More Than Anyone
    AMES, Iowa -- On Tuesday, Jamie Pollard, the Director of Athletics at Iowa State University, became emotional and got choked up several times, when talking about the death of Celia Barquin Arozamena. Pollard said there’s no manual that you can turn to that tells you how you can deal with a situation like... Read more »
  • Man Charged with ISU Student’s Murder Arrested Ten Times in Four Years
    GUTHRIE COUNTY, Iowa -- Collin Richards has been arrested ten times over the past four years before he was arrested and charged with the first degree murder of Celia Barquin Arozamena. “Criminal mischief, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, harassment, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, trespassing, minor in possession, possession of alcohol by... Read more »

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