Weather Update March 4, 2021
Published: 3/4/2021 4:12:05 PM
As of Wednesday morning, 349,744 individuals have started their vaccine series and 186,759 individuals have completed the series in Iowa.
Published: 3/3/2021 2:30:28 PM
If residents sign up for the voluntary program, they will be indicating to the police department where they live and what direction their camera faces.
Published: 3/4/2021 11:36:34 AM
Events like this are possible because of the Future Ready Iowa Initiative, guiding students to degrees and profitable careers in the state
Published: 3/4/2021 7:19:34 AM
The Iowa Department of Transportation said there has been about 8,600 crashes so far this year.
Published: 3/3/2021 10:14:41 PM
Published: 3/3/2021 9:40:21 PM
52-year-old Darrell Merriwether of Clive was found shot on Friday night, according to police.
Published: 3/3/2021 6:09:00 PM
Many people who applied for unemployment during 2020 were likely first-time filers who didn't know they'd have to pay taxes on the benefits.
Published: 3/3/2021 5:55:11 PM
The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners says it found probable cause Dr. Thomas Ahart broke the law by not submitting or implementing a lawful return-to-learn plan.
Published: 3/3/2021 11:20:10 AM
Despite the pandemic, and because of community support, Variety gave out a record number of specialized mobility devices last year
Published: 3/3/2021 7:38:52 AM
Des Moines Public Schools told Local 5 Thursday that Ahart's response to an Iowa Board of Educational Examiners complaint is not public record.
Published: 3/4/2021 3:19:11 PM
The Des Moines Airport Authority has partnered with Exemplar Care to provide travelers the convenience of on-site COVID-19 testing.
Published: 3/4/2021 12:30:04 PM
Dr. Thomas Ahart must either surrender his administrator license or accept a lesser sanction.
Published: 3/3/2021 6:05:24 PM
While two doses for both Pfizer and Moderna are needed, Johnson & Johnson only requires one shot.
Published: 3/3/2021 5:40:00 PM
Gov. Kim Reynolds received the single-dose vaccine Wednesday. The rest of the vaccine will go to food processing and manufacturing companies across Iowa.
Published: 3/3/2021 5:02:56 PM
The CDC recommends grocery store workers and mail carriers be vaccinated in Phase 1B. But Iowa's vaccine plan does not include those two groups of people.
Published: 3/3/2021 4:42:52 PM
Gov. Kim Reynolds, First Gentleman Kevin Reynolds and IDPH Director Kelly Garcia all received the single-dose vaccine on March 3, 2021.
Published: 3/3/2021 11:53:17 AM
Special elections were held across central Iowa on Tuesday.
Published: 3/2/2021 10:26:48 PM
Only five schools in the state have these plans: Des Moines, Waterloo, Davenport, West Liberty and Potsville.
Published: 3/2/2021 5:32:32 PM
Monday marked the beginning of "funnel week" when Iowa lawmakers make their final pushes to get their bills through the legislative process.
Published: 3/1/2021 6:22:07 PM
The bill passed 57-37 Wednesday evening with Republican support.
Published: 2/24/2021 9:25:49 PM
A similar bill in the Iowa House held a public comment hearing Monday, where more than 1,000 Iowans voiced their opposition.
Published: 2/23/2021 9:18:57 PM
Hundreds of families still don't have answers as to why their loved one disappeared— or was murdered. An Iowa bill hopes to create a task force to solve those cases.
Published: 2/22/2021 10:18:46 PM
Most comments are overwhelmingly against the legislature.
Published: 2/22/2021 10:11:46 PM
The Iowa House bill aims to shorten the time frame for early voting, strengthen ballot rules and add the ability to criminally charge county auditors.
Published: 2/22/2021 6:14:39 PM
DNA evidence in the JonBenet Ramsey case doesn't support a controversial development: a former prosecutor's decision to clear the girl's family from all suspicion.
Published: 2/9/2021 7:13:51 PM
Paul John Knowles is the “Casanova Killer.” His devilish smirk, charming demeanor and flowing whiskey-colored hair helped mask his deadly secret.
Published: 2/2/2021 2:12:27 PM
It's proclaimed “The Most Beautiful Small Town in America.” But just under the surface, there’s something darker in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Published: 1/12/2021 12:01:29 PM
A young girl from Exeter, Ca. was murdered in 1975. The jury convicted a local handyman, but did the real killer get away?
Published: 1/22/2021 4:27:01 PM
Bizarre behavior and stories don’t add up after a toddler vanishes on a family camping trip. This is the relentless search to find out what happened.
Published: 1/22/2021 4:34:00 PM
A year after the Austin bombings, investigators open up about how they retraced the bomber's steps to find him.
Published: 1/25/2021 11:04:12 AM
Brittany Zamora was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with her 13-year-old student.
Published: 1/25/2021 4:17:11 PM
In 1991, four teenage girls were murdered in a North Austin yogurt shop. Decades later, investigators continue to work to solve the crimes.
Published: 2/3/2021 4:36:06 PM
Two years after Nanette was found in her burned home with a gunshot wound to her head, her family hopes new information will cause a break in the case.
Published: 2/2/2021 1:22:19 PM
Years after Adrienne Salinas's body was found, her murder remains unsolved.
Published: 1/15/2021 10:32:34 AM
Tammy Grogan's 2006 dream cruise turned into a nightmare when the single mother never returned.
Published: 2/3/2021 4:36:36 PM
On June 28, 2018, 5 employees of the Annapolis Capital Gazette were killed in a mass shooting. We detail how survivors spent the past year navigating their grief.
Published: 1/26/2021 8:25:32 AM
After subzero temperatures in the Quad Cities, the snow pack and ice at Duck Creek is melting in this Midwest heat wave.
Published: 2/26/2021 4:59:21 PM
The knee bone's connected to the... pothole? Well, that's the case for these dis-jointed skeletons bringing attention to the City's roads.
Published: 2/24/2021 6:44:16 PM
Kara Swanson with Life Well Lived shared three simple heart-healthy habits you should incorporate into your day.
Published: 2/19/2021 7:01:26 AM
The Downtown Farmers' Market will return as a limited in-person event beginning on May 1, 2021.
Published: 2/19/2021 5:49:30 AM
Boiling water to make snow in Polk City
Credit: Neil Klosterman
Published: 2/16/2021 9:00:26 AM
Kara Swanson with Life Well Lived shared three fun, kid-friendly Valentine's Day recipes you'll want to try.
Published: 2/12/2021 6:25:54 AM
The big game is just a few days way, Kara Swanson with Life Well Lived shared three healthier versions of your favorite snacks.
Published: 2/5/2021 6:56:13 AM
Sights and sounds from the 41st U of O Winter Games at Lake Okoboji
Published: 2/4/2021 4:42:03 AM
Over the course of a year, this documentary follows a charismatic principal as she sets out to undo history.
Published: 2/2/2021 12:43:36 PM
Sex trafficking is a billion-dollar-a-year industry in the U.S. And traffickers are preying on young girls across the nation — our daughters, sisters and friends — r
Published: 1/26/2021 2:53:59 PM
We follow a Seattle man’s decision to die with dignity following a cancer diagnosis.
Bob Fuller, 75, shares his journey over the last few months of his life.
Published: 1/23/2021 3:28:52 PM
American moms are dying from childbirth. Black women are up to four times more at risk. This series examines why.
Published: 1/25/2021 2:27:34 PM
With California’s wildfires growing deadlier and bigger than ever, ABC10 examines the connection between wildfires, PG&E and its influence on California politics.
Published: 1/28/2021 10:03:27 AM
With California’s wildfires growing deadlier and bigger than ever, the state’s largest power company admitted to the largest corporate homicide in American history.
Published: 1/28/2021 11:00:24 AM
The story of the Walker Sisters who continued living in the Great Smoky Mountains after it became a national park still fascinates visitors.
Published: 1/26/2021 9:50:23 AM
As the nation grapples with difficult conversations about race, equity and social justice, we might all be well served to listen to the teachers at Woodlawn Elem.
Published: 1/25/2021 11:42:48 AM
Charlie Foxtrot exposes the trauma of war as soldiers once driven to the brink of suicide open up emotionally and share videos, photos and memories from the warzone.
Published: 1/27/2021 11:10:12 AM
It started a tumultuous time for the town that led to even tougher racial tensions in the area and poverty like no one had ever seen.
Published: 1/26/2021 11:00:03 AM
In the affluent Atlanta suburbs, there's a deadly secret. Young people are dying from heroin. There are some people who don't want you to know about it.
Published: 1/26/2021 3:18:55 PM
Young people are still dying, and not just in our wealthy suburbs
Published: 1/26/2021 3:41:27 PM
Big wins for Exira-EHK, Newell-Fonda, Montezuma in class 1A quarterfinals
Published: 3/3/2021 10:37:41 PM
DC-G will take on Ballard in the Class 4A semifinals, while Nodaway Valley will face Maquoketa Valley in Class 2A.
Published: 3/2/2021 10:50:47 PM
Day one included a controversial buzzer beater and high-octane offenses.
Published: 3/1/2021 7:07:24 PM
Local 5 Sports Director, Jon Schaeffer takes a look at the Hawkeyes and Drake Bulldogs as they chase bids in the big dance.
Published: 3/1/2021 4:04:33 PM
The Hawkeyes have won five of six with two games remaining in their regular season.
Published: 3/1/2021 11:36:45 AM
With Roman Penn and Tank Hemphill both out for the Bulldogs, sophomore guard Joseph Yesufu has stepped up in a big way.
Published: 2/27/2021 10:47:44 AM
The Iowa Hawkeyes suffered a 20 point loss to No. 3 Michigan, but more importantly, they lost a key piece of the team.
Published: 2/26/2021 10:46:18 PM
Luka Garza led the Hawkeyes with 16 points, but he shot 6 of 19 from the field.
Published: 2/25/2021 10:38:15 PM
Find out what is going on in Des Moines this weekend in addition to the Girls State High School Basketball Tournament!
Published: 3/4/2021 2:51:36 PM
Moe Kauzlarich has completed her second round of Dr. Vince Hassel's Weight Loss Program and now, she's down more than 80lbs! | PAID CONTENT
Published: 3/4/2021 2:45:19 PM
This year’s DMACC Celebrate! Innovation (ciLive! 12) will be held virtually March 10-11 featuring "Rock Star" guests! www.ci.Live | PAID CONTENT
Published: 3/3/2021 1:03:30 PM
Nebraska Furniture Mart is looking for your new or gently used books for their book drive to benefit the Clive Learning Academy | PAID CONTENT
Published: 3/3/2021 12:39:35 PM
Vision To Learn Iowa Program provides exams and glasses to low income kids that need them...another organization who partners w/ Variety-The Children's Charity
Published: 3/2/2021 12:48:10 PM
Spend St Patrick's Day at the Blank Park Zoo with a LIMITED TICKET event for adults including live music & the Wild Lights Festival in April & May
Published: 3/2/2021 12:39:20 PM
Michael Swanger, Publisher of the Iowa History Journal gives us a peek of what is inside the latest issue.
Published: 3/1/2021 1:04:31 PM
Loren Merkle outlines some of the things you can do to determine the type of retirement income you'll be able to generate | PAID CONTENT
Published: 3/1/2021 12:30:07 PM
Flu activity is at its lowest in 25 years. Experts believe that could be in large part because of efforts to stop COVID spread and increased vaccinations.
Published: 3/3/2021 5:00:42 PM
Local 5 is separating fact from fiction about your rights as a tenant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: 2/26/2021 9:39:50 PM
This week the VERIFY team tackled misinformation about the vaccine and false claims about the rebrand of a toy line.
Published: 2/26/2021 6:22:09 PM
Misinformation around the COVID-19 vaccines has claimed they're not real vaccines and that they can alter your DNA. That's false.
Published: 2/25/2021 6:05:02 PM
A vaccine with a 95% efficacy rate still has rare cases where people contract the disease after getting a vaccination.
Published: 2/23/2021 5:10:48 PM
Here’s a summary of the VERIFY claims of the week regarding the South Central United States winter storms.
Published: 2/19/2021 4:42:51 PM
Viral videos and social media posts say the Almanac's predictions got the exact dates, but they're a little off.
Published: 2/18/2021 7:14:52 PM
All sources of electricity in Texas are having problems, and in fact there is a greater loss of thermal power like natural gas and coal.
Published: 2/17/2021 6:35:24 PM
This is the FBI director's first public appearance before Congress since the deadly Capitol attack two months. Wray also addressed Breonna Taylor's shooting death.
Published: 3/2/2021 12:30:23 PM
More fallout from that winter storm that hit Texas, it could raise grocery prices. Let’s connect the dots.
Published: 3/2/2021 6:39:32 PM
Dr. Seuss Enterprises says the decision to cease publication of Seuss books including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” follows months of deliberation.
Published: 3/2/2021 6:31:17 PM
California Highway Patrol reports 13 people died after a crash in Imperial County, located near the Mexico border.
Published: 3/2/2021 6:27:10 PM
The White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and accelerate the nation’s plans to reach “herd immunity."
Published: 3/2/2021 6:22:01 PM
The president said that it is estimated that U.S. is on track to possibly have enough vaccine supply "for every adult in America by the end of May."
Published: 3/2/2021 4:09:54 PM
FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorism” Tuesday as he defended the bureau’s handling of intelligence.
Published: 3/2/2021 12:27:11 PM
A huge iceberg, larger than New York City, has broken off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
Published: 3/1/2021 6:47:32 PM