Iowa's Great Outdoors with Chance Patrick
Iowa's Great Outdoors with Chance Patrick
Animal Rescue League with Carrie Spain
Animal Rescue League with Carrie Spain
Salisbury House Holly & Ivy
Fork in the Road - December 1, 2016
Buy A Tree Change A Life
Willy Wonka at the DSM Community Playhouse
Larry Cotlar - December 1, 2016
Great Music Local Showcase - December 1, 2016
Des Moines' outlet mall gets some construction action on Saturday
DES MOINES - The future home for Des Moines' outlet mall saw some action Saturday afternoon.
Changes appear to be working for the Court Avenue District
DES MOINES - Just over a year ago, downtown Des Moines was in a state of flux.
A Christmas market European style
DES MOINES - 'Tis the season for a cup of cheer and holiday gear. It's a Christmas market European style.
18 year old killed after car crashes into tree
LEE COUNTY - An 18 year old was killed after he crashed his car into a tree.
30 horses run loose during barn fire
MADISON COUNTY - 30 horse ran loose after Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center in Madison County caught on fire Friday night.
Des Moines police arrest multiple suspects in drive-by shooting
DES MOINES - Several people were arrested Saturday after a drive-by shooting in Des Moines.
Pella community joins together to mourn the loss of crash victims
PELLA - The community of Pella is mourning, after learning the names of the victims killed in Thursday's crash at the local Walmart.
Witness To Pella Crash Recounts Harrowing Scene
PELLA - Ryan Ferrell was on his way into the Wal-mart Thursday morning when he stopped short of the doors.
US Army Corp of Engineers: Dakota Pipeline to be re-routed
The Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army's assistant secretary for civil works announced Sunday.
Jo-Ellen Darcy said she based her decision on a need to explore alternate routes for the pipeline crossing. This comes three weeks after a November 14 announcement from her office that delayed the decision after protests from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their supporters.
Veterans arriving to support Dakota pipeline protesters
Throngs of veterans from the group "Veterans Stand for Standing Rock" were arriving at the freezing Dakota Access Pipeline protest site on Sunday, one day before authorities are expected to remove protesters.
On its Facebook page, the group said more than 2,000 veterans had signed up to join members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their supporters. CNN could not independently verify that figure.
Fidel Castro laid to rest in private funeral
Fidel Castro's ashes were placed in a granite mausoleum Sunday morning during a private ceremony attended by Castro's little-seen family and a handful of Latin American and African leaders, Cuban state media reported.
The three-minute ceremony at Santiago de Cuba's Santa Ifigenia Cemetery ended nine days of public mourning for the charismatic but polarizing revolutionary who led Cuba for half a century.
Austria: Far-right nationalist Hofer concedes defeat
Austria's far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer has conceded defeat in an election rerun after exit polls showed an apparent win for his left-leaning rival.
Hofer's announcement puts Alexander Van der Bellen in the clear to assume the presidency. Official results are not expected until late Sunday or early Monday, but exit polls announced by state broadcaster ORF showed Van der Bellen with 53.6% of the vote.
Oakland fire: 33 bodies found in warehouse
At least 33 people have been confirmed dead, including teenagers and a deputy's son, in a massive blaze that gutted a converted warehouse over the weekend during an electronic dance party.
The death toll is expected to rise as crews search the wreckage of the two-story building, which burst into flames late Friday night. Roughly 30% of the building had been searched as of Sunday afternoon, Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt. Ray Kelly said in a news conference Sunday.
China: 20,000 stranded at Chengdu airport in smog
More than 20,000 people are stranded at an airport in Chengdu, China, as flights were grounded by heavy smog and fog, Chinese state-run media reported.
Multiple flights to and from the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in central China were canceled or delayed, while many were forced to land at other airports, China's Xinhua news agency reported, calling it "the worst fog to hit the ... city in years."
Finland shooting: 2 journalists, councilwoman killed
The leader of a town council and two journalists have been shot dead in an attack outside a restaurant in southeastern Finland, police said.
A 23-year-old Finnish man is believed to have killed the three women with a hunting rifle in the town of Imatra, Southeastern Finland police Sgt. Heli Jämsén-Turkki said. The suspect has been arrested.
Two of the women were in their 30s and the third was in her 50s, according to police, who did not immediately identify the victims.
Syrian war: CNN goes inside Aleppo under airstrikes
Syrian regime forces have shelled rebel-held Aleppo for the past 24 hours straight, gaining more ground in a bloody bid to seize control of the whole city.
Airstrikes and mortar rounds have pounded rebel positions in eastern Aleppo non-stop, said CNN Senior International Correspondent Frederik Pleitgen on the ground, reducing more buildings to rubble in a city already decimated in parts.
Muslim comic sits next to Trump son on flight
Mo Amer, an Arab American stand-up comedian, received an unbelievable gift of comic material when he found himself seated next to Eric Trump on a flight to Scotland on Thursday.
Amer, on his way to a leg of a comedy tour, shared a picture he took with Trump on Instagram, and described their conversation.
"Hey guys heading to Scotland to start the U.K. Tour and I am 'randomly' chosen to sit next to none other than Eric Trump," he wrote.
Luke Bryan hits concert-goer
A concert-goer in the front row of a Nashville, Tennessee, show got more than good seats while Luke Bryan was performing Wednesday.
The country star was performing at the Charlie Daniels' all-star Volunteer Jam when, according to the singer's spokesperson, a man in the front row began "making crude hand gestures toward Luke during his performance."
Bryan reached down and appeared to slap the man in the face, all of which was captured on video.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome a baby boy
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are new parents again.
Dimitri Portwood Kutcher was born at 1:21 a.m. on November 30, weighing 8 pounds and 15 ounces, according to a statement posted on Kutcher's website.
This is the couple's second child. Together they also have a 2-year-old daughter, Wyatt Isabelle.
Kutcher revealed the sex of their baby in October on the "Today Show."
Harry Potter is coming to Broadway
Broadway, get ready for some magic. Harry Potter is coming to town.
The creators of the hit play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' are in exclusive talks with the Ambassador Theatre Group to bring the show to The Lyric Theater in New York.
The group is planning to spend millions of dollars preparing the Lyric for the show, the play's producers said. The renovation would bring the number of seats down to 1,500 from 1,900 to create "a more intimate playhouse."
Jennifer Aniston dashes 'Friends' reunion hopes
How many times are the "Friends" stars going to have to say it?
Jennifer Aniston has once again broken hearts by shooting down the possibility of a "Friends" reunion.
In an interview with ITV, the actress talked about looking back with fondness on working on the beloved, hit NBC series.
Amanda Seyfried is pregnant
"Mama Mia!" Amanda Seyfried is having a baby.
The star of "Mean Girls" and "Big Love" debuted her baby bump Tuesday at the launch of Givenchy's new Live Irrésistible fragrance.
It was announced in September that Seyfried was engaged to actor Thomas Sadoski.
The pair performed together last year in the off-Broadway show "The Way We Get."
They will also be seen in the forthcoming film "The Last Word."
It's the first child for Seyfried and Sadoski.
Hillary Clinton surprises Katy Perry
Katy Perry stumped for Hillary Clinton during the presidential election and on Tuesday night, Clinton showed herself to be a big Perry fan also.
The former Democratic presidential candidate showed up at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball in New York to present Perry with the the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award.
Netflix now lets you watch your favorite shows offline
It just got even easier to binge on Netflix.
Netflix announced on Wednesday members now have the option to download movies and shows to watch offline later. This means you can finally watch the new season of Stranger Things and Bloodline while on a flight or stuck in the subway.
The feature comes free of cost with all Netflix memberships. Members will want to make sure they have the most recent Netflix app on their Android or iOS devices to access the new "download" button.
Pilot's route spells 'Hello' on radar map
A pilot with a history of plotting routes that show up as patterns on flight-tracking websites has completed his most ambitious yet.
The unnamed pilot of the Robin DR400/180 Régent aircraft charted a complex course that spelled "hello" on Flightradar 24.
The message was drawn during a 37-minute flight over the Niedersachsen region of Germany.
The pilot appears to have some artistic flair when it comes to flying.
How a parrot ended up in this mugshot
So yeah, this is a mugshot of a guy with a parrot on his shoulder. But there's more to this photo than meets the eye.
So let's start at the beginning ...
Craig Buckner, an Oregon resident, went to court Monday for violating a release order. He'd failed to appear in court on drug and theft charges, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said.
His companion parrot, Bird, came along with him.
Man won't stop whistling 'Closing Time,' woman calls cops
A woman in Oregon became enraged enough to contact authorities after a man near her home wouldn't stop whistling Semisonic's "Closing Time."
Time reports the woman told the man to "shut up," which prompted a verbal altercation to break out.
"It's not clear if the caller would have been more or less upset if it was a different genre or whether it was just the talent lacking in the whistling," Grove Police Department Captain Mark Herb said.
India court orders national anthem played before films
Movie theaters across India must play the national anthem before every film, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
The anthem -- "Jana Gana Mana" -- will be accompanied by an image of the Indian flag.
"All present in the (cinema) hall are obliged to stand up to show respect to the national anthem," Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy wrote.
Welsh Christmas tree promise comes up short
Many Welsh people quite literally overestimated the size of their local Christmas celebrations this year.
After erroneously promising a 40 meter tree -- that's 131 feet -- would go up in front of Cardiff Castle last week, Cardiff Council has apologized for its mistake.
According to Wales Online, the tree is 40 feet tall and cost £30,000 to hire for three years from UK-based company MK Illuminations.
Iceland is suing a supermarket that's using its name
Iceland is a country. But in Britain, Iceland is also a supermarket chain.
Iceland (the country) has grown weary of this arrangement, and on Friday took legal action against Iceland (the retailer), saying its enforcement of a trademark has prevented local firms from marketing their products using the name.
Iceland Foods holds a Europe-wide trademark for the name Iceland, which it has been trading under for 46 years.
Mexican volcano spews ash
Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano surprised observers with a startling sight Friday: a massive column of ash billowing in the air.
An explosion sent steam, gas and ash 5 km (3.1 miles) above the volcano's crater, officials said. Luis Felipe Puente, Mexico's director of civil protection, shared photos and videos on social media of the plume spreading through the sky.
Man finds gold worth $3.7 million in house he inherited
A Frenchman who inherited a large house from a relative found a stash of gold weighing approximately 220 pounds hidden in various places throughout the house.
The gold is worth an estimated $3.7 million, according to auctioneer Nicolas Fierfort.
One of the most unique hiding places was a box of whiskey.
According to certificates found on the, the gold – which has already been sold – was legally purchased in the 1950s and 1960s.