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  • Police: Man used McChicken sandwich as weapon

    December 3, 2014 12:23 PM

    DES MOINES, IA - An Iowa man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly used a McDonald's McChicken sandwich as a weapon against his pregnant wife, according to law enforcement. Police said Marivin Tramaine Hill II, 21, told them that he threw the poultry-based sandwich at his wife "because he... more »
  • Powerball jackpot builds to $325M for Saturday

    November 23, 2012 11:57 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The jackpot for Powerball's Saturday drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game's history. A single winner's cash payout would be nearly $213 million before taxes. Powerball organizers say this is the first run-up to a large jackpot that's fallen over a major... more »
  • Nuns start tour protesting Republican positions

    June 18, 2012 10:45 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of Roman Catholic nuns have left Des Moines on a two-week bus tour of nine states to protest Republican federal budget proposals that the group believes hurt the poor and vulnerable. The Nuns on the Bus tour left Monday for Ames. It is scheduled... more »
  • Hungry burglar left the money

    May 24, 2010 8:26 PM

    Police in Des Moines, Iowa are on the hunt for a hungry burglar who broke into a Subway sandwich shop and made off with loads of cold cuts and cookies after he made sandwiches for the journey home. Police say he didn't get any cash because it was hidden. They... more »
  • Children find body during Easter egg hunt

    April 3, 2010 3:00 PM

    Two children found more than just candy-filled eggs during an annual East egg hunt in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines Police say the children came across a man's body in a wooded area of a city park this morning. Police do not suspect foul play, and an autopsy... more »

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