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A teenager was killed while trying to climb aboard a slow-moving train in Des Moines.
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Lawn Doctor, one of the nation's largest providers of lawn-care services, is now part of the Fort Dodge marketplace.
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Authorities are investigating a body that was found lying next to a burning vehicle in West Des Moines.
Dennis Ray "Butch" Gwinnup went home to our Heavenly Father surrounded by friends and family at his home the morning of Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Gov. Terry Branstad, right, speaks with Polk Coutny Supervisor Angela Connolly, West Des Moines mayor Steve Gaer and Gretchen Tegeler of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa before a news conference Friday, April 18, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa.
An Iowa mother appointed as the guardian of her intellectually disabled son should not have arranged a vasectomy for him without prior court approval, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Overnight tonight south winds will be steady and keep temperatures from dropping to the chilly levels we've seen the last few nights.
Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old.
One of Shakespeare's darkest tragedies, the Scottish play "Macbeth," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through April 26 on the St. John Auditorium stage at Indian Hills Community College.
A Des Moines native will appear on the ABC TV show "Shark Tank" tonight, pitching her company to business executives, in hopes of winning their support and financial backing.
Earlier this month, Sgt. James Yates was preparing to be honored for his service overseas, but just hours before the ceremony, he performed another act of heroism much closer to home.
Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing in a burglary case.
Terry Branstad is a GOP kingmaker who could lose his bid for a sixth term thanks to scandal upon scandal.
Saint Francis of Assisi in West Des Moines is Iowa's largest Catholic parish. Its main church can seat around a thousand people.
A lawyer for a Des Moines doctor accused of prescribing large amounts of narcotic painkillers was denied a mistrial request in the case.
Glance at the ten super PACs that raised the most money in the first three months of 2014 and one stands out: the National Draft Ben Carson Committee raised nearly $2.4 million -- more than a half million dollars more than Ready for Hillary, a far higher profile group, collected over the same time period.