Congress preps to skip recess as shutdown drags on, next federal worker payday looms

CONGRESS PREPS TO SKIP RECESS AS SHUTDOWN DRAGS ON, NEXT FEDERAL WORKER PAYDAY LOOMS

"We're going to stay out for a long time, if we have to," President Donald Trump said of the shutdown.

Hoover slows down Ames, 58-44

HOOVER SLOWS DOWN AMES, 58-44

Huskies show defensive muscle

 
 
 
Sun peeks through Wednesday, temps remain chilly

SUN PEEKS THROUGH WEDNESDAY, TEMPS REMAIN CHILLY

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz has the latest forecast.

St. Kilda expanding to second location in former Starbucks space

ST. KILDA EXPANDING TO SECOND LOCATION IN FORMER STARBUCKS SPACE

St. Kilda is opening a new location at 1013 Locust St. in the old Starbucks space.

 
 
 
Newborn puppies tossed over bridge recovering at Iowa rescue

NEWBORN PUPPIES TOSSED OVER BRIDGE RECOVERING AT IOWA RESCUE

A Central Iowa pet rescue is doing everything it can to help 14 puppies recover after they were thrown off a bridge and into an icy...

Ambitious $1.5M project putting spring in former theater's steps

AMBITIOUS $1.5M PROJECT PUTTING SPRING IN FORMER THEATER'S STEPS

A $1.5 million project is bouncing into Ankeny.

 
 
 
No paycheck, sinking morale hits Des Moines' air traffic controllers

NO PAYCHECK, SINKING MORALE HITS DES MOINES' AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS

Air traffic controllers at the Des Moines International Airport are working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week without pay as the government...

Patchy fog returns, refeeze likely

PATCHY FOG RETURNS, REFEEZE LIKELY

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz has the latest forecast.

 
 
 
Iowans in Rep. King's district keeping close eye on Washington D.C

IOWANS IN REP. KING'S DISTRICT KEEPING CLOSE EYE ON WASHINGTON D.C

Iowans in the 4th Congressional District say they are keeping a close eye on Washington D.C. as U.S. Rep. Steve King faces mounting...

'I'm here to wrestle'; Push being made for all-girls wrestling team

'I'M HERE TO WRESTLE'; PUSH BEING MADE FOR ALL-GIRLS WRESTLING TEAM

Three freshman girls tried out for the boys wrestling team this year.

 
 
 
Gillette's new ad receiving backlash for challenging toxic masculinity

GILLETTE'S NEW AD RECEIVING BACKLASH FOR CHALLENGING TOXIC MASCULINITY

The ad is asking men to hold other men accountable for their actions.

Following crash allegedly involving DUI driver, 5 surgeries, deputy returns to work

FOLLOWING CRASH ALLEGEDLY INVOLVING DUI DRIVER, 5 SURGERIES, DEPUTY RETURNS TO WORK

After a crash in November 2017 severely injured a deputy, his rehabilitation continues after reaching an important milestone: going...

 
 
 
30 fun things to do by yourself in your lifetime

30 FUN THINGS TO DO BY YOURSELF IN YOUR LIFETIME

Why not take your next vacation solo?

WY Rep. Liz Cheney on King: 'I think he should find another line of work'

WY REP. LIZ CHENEY ON KING: 'I THINK HE SHOULD FIND ANOTHER LINE OF WORK'

The No. 3 House Republican is suggesting that Rep. Steve King leave Congress over his remarks about white supremacy.

 
 
 
'All I can think about is her': 911 dispatcher recalls moment Jayme Closs escaped capture

'ALL I CAN THINK ABOUT IS HER': 911 DISPATCHER RECALLS MOMENT JAYME CLOSS ESCAPED CAPTURE

“I remember looking at my partner that day, and she said, ‘Is this legitimate?' And I said, 'I think it is.' You have that gut feeling,...

Nebraska State Patrol nabs drunk driver at 5X legal limit

NEBRASKA STATE PATROL NABS DRUNK DRIVER AT 5X LEGAL LIMIT

A driver was arrested early Tuesday morning after testing five times the legal limit, officials said.

 
 
 
Gov. Reynolds to announce priorities in Condition of the State Address

GOV. REYNOLDS TO ANNOUNCE PRIORITIES IN CONDITION OF THE STATE ADDRESS

Today, Gov. Reynolds will announce her top priorities for 2019 in her Condition of the State Address.

Man accused of shooting pellet gun at bus sentenced

MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING PELLET GUN AT BUS SENTENCED

A pellet shattered one of the bus windows.

 
 
 
Public works employee appears in federal court on child porn charges

PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE APPEARS IN FEDERAL COURT ON CHILD PORN CHARGES

Jeff Roads appeared in federal court Monday in Des Moines.

Fog, freezing mist could cause slick commute

FOG, FREEZING MIST COULD CAUSE SLICK COMMUTE

Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz has the latest forecast.

 
 
 



Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the 2020 presidential race Tuesday by announcing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” that she's forming an exploratory committee for the... Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors rout Nuggets after NBA-record 51 in first quarter

Warriors rout Nuggets after NBA-record 51 in first quarter

DENVER - Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, propelled by an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter, regained the top spot in the... Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

The lawsuit alleges that Netflix did not have permission to use the trademarked phrase "choose your own adventure." Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...