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Big changes ahead for an old downtown property

The city of Des Moines is zeroing in on the 700 block of Grand Avenue.

Details about how metro manhunt ended

Kenny Bevard was found hiding under a porch Friday afternoon.

4 big Branstad priorities remain on lawmakers desks

The session could end next week.

Man wore bullet-proof vest during standoff, officials say

The man came out of his house wearing the vest and carrying several weapons.

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Easter, 420 pot holiday collide this year

Some churches are using marijuana messages to draw new people to their pews.

Plea just entered in roommate buried in basement case

Skeletal remains were found in the basement when a new homeowner moved in.

Man charged with 22nd driving offense

An officer spotted him behind the wheel again on Friday.

Manager stole $80,000 from business, police say

The manager was responsible for making all deposits for the business.

Police holding $48,000 from traffic stop

The driver says police wrongfully seized the money.

Police: Pair set fire to bar to collect insurance money

A bar and bowling alley owner and one of her employees have been accused of setting a fire to collect insurance money.

Investigators: Teen used gasoline to start house fire

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy is linked to a house fire earlier this month.

New outdoor field at UI to open this year

A new outdoor field for the University of Iowa's marching band and other programs is scheduled to open this year.

Plan your holiday weekend around this forecast

We have two chances for storms that may impact your outdoor plans this weekend.

Prosecutor says 6 felon voting cases will proceed

A prosecutor pursuing several cases against felons charged with voting illegally says an Iowa Supreme Court ruling shouldn't impact them.

Democrats consider expanding caucus access

Democrats are looking to expand access to Iowa's presidential caucuses to people who are typically unable to attend them.

Board president says he felt like he had a gun to his head

The chair of PERB says aids to the governor pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration.

Attorney calls for mistrial after witness says this ...

Dr. Daniel Baldi is charged with nine counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Man from speeding car throws knife at people on porch

They yelled at the driver to slow down ...

More arrests reported in VEISHEA disturbance

Three more people were charged with criminal mischief.

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