Authorities say a man who drove around a Des Moines suburb and randomly opened fire is charged with attempted murder. Pleasant Hill Public Information Officer Adam Choat says 32-year-old Pete Jason Polson faces several charges stemming from Monday morning's shootings, including two counts of attempted murder.
Star Tribune, Mon, Nov 17 2014 @ 06:42 PM
Many in the immigrant community are happy with the President's executive order... but they are also disappointed because they say it didn't go far enough. I talked with a 'Dreamer' today..
KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 07:10 PM
A report released this week placed Des Moines near the top out of 100 U.S. cities for best locations for the aging, and city officials say that's a reflection of their efforts to make the Metro a more "age-friendly" city. "Des Moines is becoming a very very attractive place for all ages," said Mayor Frank Cownie.
WHO-TV, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 05:59 PM
A new number of "successes" reported Friday from a co-chair of the effort to recruit retiring military to Iowa. Former Congressman Leonard Boswell of HomeBase Iowa says the new number is "almost 6-hundred" potential relocation contacts.
WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 04:56 PM
Authorities say an unarmed 28-year-old man coming out of his girlfriend's Brooklyn apartment was fatally shot by a rookie cop in a darkened stairwell in a likely accident. A rookie police officer with his gun drawn shot to death an unarmed, innocent man in the darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex, New York City police officials said Friday.
KAUZ, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 03:23 PM
President Barack Obama announced an order that will shield millions across the country from deportation. Obama said the move will protect children, families and hard-working immigrants rather than criminals exploiting the country.
WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 01:50 PM
Some downtown businesses are urging city officials to "pump the brakes" and reconsider where the proposed downtown Hy-Vee will be located, citing concerns over a lack of parking options near Court Avenue as is. However, Assistant City Manager Matt Anderson says the city has looked closely at the issue, and believes there will be no negative repercussions as a result of the project.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 11:29 AM
Santa will be at the Brenton Skating Plaza from 5 to 6:30 p.m. You will be able to find him roaming around East Village afterwards. If you don't want to deal with the winter weather, Ballet Des Moines will be performing scenes from the Nutcracker at LifeServe Blood Center throughout the evening.
WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 08:32 AM