An Iowa man is under arrest after police say he threatened to kill a woman and tried to burn down a Des Moines residence.
Antonio Starks, 38, is being held at the Polk County Jail and is facing several charges for the incident including first degree arson, assault causing bodily injury, assault domestic abuse, and violation of a no contact order.
Police were called to 701 35th Street around 1:15 a.m. Monday on a report that Starks was assaulting a woman. While officers were still on the way, they learned Starks was pouring gasoline in the kitchen and threatening to burn the house down. When officers arrived, Starks was pouring gas in a children’s bedroom. Starks then threw the gas can at officers and lit a bed in the room on fire. Continue reading
Police have arrested Nyagai Neyail, the Iowa mother connected to a deadly crash Sunday night where a pedestrian was killed in Des Moines.
Officials say Neyail, 21,was operating an SUV when she struck and killed a 33-year-old man who was walking westbound on the 2800 block of Urbandale Ave.
Police say evidence shows Neyail’s 3-day-old and 6-year-old children were in the vehicle during the crash. Continue reading
Scott Michael Greene is the Urbandale, Iowa man accused of ambushing two police officers, killing them both about 20 minutes apart, Wednesday morning. Greene has since been captured. The officers’ cruisers were later located riddled with bullets.
Greene, 46, was arrested in Dallas County, Iowa, hours after slaying both cops. The murdered officers have been identified as Officer Justin Martin, 24, and Des Moines Sergeant Anthony “Tony” Beminio, age 38.
Here are some fast facts via heavy:
1. Scott Greene Clashed With Cops Last Month After Being Kicked Out of a Football Game for Flying a Confederate Flag During the National Anthem. Continue reading
Des Moines, Iowa, mother, Hallie Amick, was arrested after police say her 2-year-old son was found home alone, trying to eat a frozen chicken breast.
Amick, 30, is facing charges of child endangerment after police say they went to a home in the 100 block of East Emma Ave. around 10:15 a.m. Monday after someone called 911 reporting a toddler left home alone.
When officers arrived, they found a 2-year-old male in the backyard, wearing nothing but a full and sagging diaper. Continue reading
Braden Joplin, a Ben Carson campaign staffer, was killed after being involved in a serious van crash on Tuesday.
Joplin, 25, died in a nearby hospital as a result of injuries he sustained in the accident. Two other staffers aboard the vehicle were seriously injured.
Joplin was in a van with other Carson campaign volunteers when a van hit an ice patch and flipped on its side. Another vehicle also crashed into the van. Continue reading
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Although clouded by the attacks in Paris, the second Democratic debate will take place tonight at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 14.
It will air from 9pm to 11pm ET on CBS. Pre-debate coverage will begin at 8pm ET.
Time: 9pm to 11pm EST
Where to watch/listen:
On TV: CBS television affiliates or on CBSN streaming on Apple TV,Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Xbox One Continue reading
In a newly released poll from the Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump clocks in at a hefty 23 percent support with a favorability rating of +26 points.
Just 3 short months ago, Trump polled at a mere 4 percent with his favorability at a dismal -36.
Trump, meanwhile, has seen a remarkable reversal in both his support and popularity in the state since May. Continue reading
An Iowa man is under arrest after using a McDonald’s McChicken sandwich to assault his pregnant wife, police said.
Marvin Tramaine Hill II, 21, allegedly threw the McDonald’s sandwich at the woman Tuesday “because he doesn’t like them,” according to a police report obtained by the Des Moines Register.
Hill’s wife told police the man forcefully smashed the McChicken bun into her face. Police noted her nose was swollen and she had mayonnaise on her shirt and face. Continue reading