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Updated: 5/10/2021 12:05:00 PM
Wet weather returns late this week
Updated: 5:29 AM CDT May 11, 2021
One of out of every 6 American adults loses money every year from phone scams, costing victims a total of $10 billion, according to Hiya State of the Calls Report.
Updated: 5:26 PM CDT May 7, 2021
The accident happened at E 14th Street and Aurora Avenue in Des Moines. The area is closed off.
Published: 10:22 PM CDT May 10, 2021
So far this year, 18 billion robocalls have been recorded by the YouMail Robocall Tracking Index. Iowans received 102 million of those calls.
Published: 10:13 PM CDT May 10, 2021
Monday, the Iowa State Education Association held a meeting encouraging teachers to discuss how American Rescue Plan funds are distributed within their districts.
Published: 10:09 PM CDT May 10, 2021
The Polk County Sheriff's Office told Local 5 the area is closed due to a car versus pedestrian crash.
Published: 10:03 PM CDT May 10, 2021
The building at the corner of 1st and School used to be the former Great Western Bank.
Published: 9:23 PM CDT May 10, 2021
City Council member Josh Mandelbaum was the lone 'no' vote.
Published: 9:21 PM CDT May 10, 2021
The Treasury Department says governments can use the money for local public health costs, address the pandemic's economic impacts, and replace lost tax revenue.
Published: 9:19 PM CDT May 10, 2021
"Everyone's favorite dad" will be in Des Moines on November 7. Tickets go on sale on May 14.
Published: 7:28 PM CDT May 10, 2021
The Biden administration has said it was prepared to ship doses to 20,000 pharmacies around the country and directly to pediatricians.
Published: 5:02 PM CDT May 10, 2021
Pfizer and BioNTech said they are starting the process to request full FDA approval for their COVID-19 vaccine.
Published: 12:25 PM CDT May 7, 2021
Pfizer released early study results in March on individuals 12 to 15 years old, with side effects reported that are similar to those experienced by adults.
Published: 5:36 PM CDT May 6, 2021
"This is being studied, looked at from a safety standpoint and scrutinized more than any other vaccine I've ever seen," Dr. Stephen Rinderknecht said.
Published: 4:13 PM CDT May 6, 2021
Millions of Americans who filed their 2020 taxes before the COVID relief bill was passed are due money if they collected unemployment last year.
Published: 1:57 PM CDT May 6, 2021
Wednesday's payments mark the eighth batch of checks to go out since the COVID relief bill was signed by President Joe Biden in March.
Published: 1:52 PM CDT May 6, 2021
The CDC told Kaiser Health News that the losses were to be expected with this size of a vaccination campaign.
Published: 3:44 PM CDT May 4, 2021
Two individuals in Jefferson County have been diagnosed with the B.1.617 variant, which originated in India.
Published: 11:16 AM CDT May 4, 2021
Penny Cutler-Bermudez, the Iowa Veterans Home Division Administrator, is serving as acting commandant.
Published: 6:28 PM CDT May 10, 2021
Democratic Congresswoman Cindy Axne said if passed, the bill will improve childcare, roads and bridges, energy grids, and more.
Published: 6:48 PM CDT May 7, 2021
The Interfaith Alliance of Iowa held a press conference Thursday about the governor's push to limit trans girls' participation in sports.
Published: 6:44 PM CDT May 6, 2021
When asked if she consulted with legal counsel on that, Reynolds said governors have been doing things like it for years.
Published: 12:51 PM CDT May 5, 2021
Gov. Kim Reynolds didn't say if there's a specific example as to why she is pushing for legislators to get a bill to her desk.
Published: 12:47 PM CDT May 5, 2021
According to Gov. Kim Reynolds, the compromise proposal she presented would rebuild the mental health levy and cut property taxes statewide by $100 million.
Published: 12:41 PM CDT May 5, 2021
Rolly Hoyt with THV11 in Little Rock discusses Arkansas' trans athlete bill. Iowa legislators are looking to pass their own.
Published: 5:46 PM CDT May 4, 2021
Iowa Department of Public Safety officials say the cost of the fence to be installed soon around the Terrace Hill property will come from the DPS budget.
Published: 11:30 PM CDT April 29, 2021
It's proclaimed “The Most Beautiful Small Town in America.” But just under the surface, there’s something darker in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Published: 12:01 PM CST January 12, 2021
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: 4:34 PM CST January 22, 2021
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: 7:13 PM CST February 9, 2021
Paul John Knowles is the “Casanova Killer.” His devilish smirk, charming demeanor and flowing whiskey-colored hair helped mask his deadly secret.
Published: 2:12 PM CST February 2, 2021
A young girl from Exeter, Ca. was murdered in 1975. The jury convicted a local handyman, but did the real killer get away?
Published: 4:27 PM CST January 22, 2021
A year after the Austin bombings, investigators open up about how they retraced the bomber's steps to find him.
Published: 11:04 AM CST January 25, 2021
Brittany Zamora was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with her 13-year-old student.
Published: 4:17 PM CST January 25, 2021
In 1991, four teenage girls were murdered in a North Austin yogurt shop. Decades later, investigators continue to work to solve the crimes.
Published: 4:36 PM CST February 3, 2021
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: 1:22 PM CST February 2, 2021
Years after Adrienne Salinas's body was found, her murder remains unsolved.
Published: 10:32 AM CST January 15, 2021
Tammy Grogan's 2006 dream cruise turned into a nightmare when the single mother never returned.
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: 8:25 AM CST January 26, 2021
Robert Reyes is an army veteran, a father, and a Des Moines native.
Published: 3:34 PM CDT May 5, 2021
May 4 is Star Wars Day, and one of the most iconic lines in the franchise’s history is often misquoted in pop culture references.
Published: 9:23 AM CDT May 4, 2021
We introduce you to Patty Graziano's daughter's service dog Boba.
Published: 5:51 AM CDT April 29, 2021
Iowa's newest distillery has opened up just south of the metro.
Published: 7:05 AM CDT April 28, 2021
You can join 'Super Colt' in his mission to give back to Mercy Hospital.
Published: 5:31 AM CDT April 28, 2021
The Wagner Summer Theater is offering a Harry Potter summer camp.
Published: 5:23 AM CDT April 28, 2021
There's more than just tulips to see during the Dutch heritage festival— the folks behind the scenes bring out even more color to flaunt.
Published: 9:25 PM CDT April 27, 2021
"I know finding someone who wants a chucky doll in a dogs body is hard, but I have to try," Tyfanee Fortuna wrote on Facebook about her foster dog, Prancer.
Published: 5:34 PM CDT April 27, 2021
Meet the people making positive change in their communities in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Published: 3:38 PM CDT April 30, 2021
The story of the Walker Sisters who continued living in the Great Smoky Mountains after it became a national park still fascinates visitors.
Published: 9:50 AM CST January 26, 2021
American moms are dying from childbirth. Black women are up to four times more at risk. This series examines why.
Published: 2:27 PM CST January 25, 2021
Over the course of a year, this documentary follows a charismatic principal as she sets out to undo history.
Published: 12:43 PM CST February 2, 2021
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: 2:53 PM CST January 26, 2021
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: 3:28 PM CST January 23, 2021
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: 10:03 AM CST January 28, 2021
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: 11:00 AM CST January 28, 2021
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: 11:42 AM CST January 25, 2021
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: 11:10 AM CST January 27, 2021
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: 11:00 AM CST January 26, 2021
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: 3:18 PM CST January 26, 2021
The SRX Series may be new, but they're hitting tracks that carry plenty of history. Monday, they tested their new car at Knoxville Raceway
Published: 11:03 PM CDT May 10, 2021
Iowa State has picked up six transfers from the portal this offseason making them a formidable Big 12 team in Otzelberger's first season as Head Coach.
Published: 10:46 PM CDT May 7, 2021
Brockington spent the last three seasons at Penn State after playing his freshman year at St. Bonaventure.
Published: 10:31 PM CDT May 6, 2021
It's the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Gala and just because they are virtual again doesn't mean the fight against cancer slows down.
Published: 10:15 PM CDT May 6, 2021
Ainsley Erzin made history in the Drake Relays and is setting the standard for Carlisle soccer as well.
Published: 10:13 PM CDT May 6, 2021
Aaron Smith decommitted from Yale football and is hoping to boost his college track attention with a strong finish his senior year at Waukee.
Published: 10:39 PM CDT May 5, 2021
CJ Fredrick is going to join the Kentucky Wildcats after transferring from Iowa
Published: 10:12 PM CDT May 5, 2021
The Iowa Cubs fall in their opener 3-0 to Indianapolis. Still, fans were happy to be back at the ballpark.
Published: 10:56 PM CDT May 4, 2021
Iowa Almanac: Arthur J. Hartman of Burlington made the first flight of heavier-than-air craft in Iowa! Professor Jeff Stein has the story.
Published: 1:29 PM CDT May 10, 2021
Loren Merkle discusses some the the things that need to be considered when talking about retirement plans with your older parents or relatives | PAID CONTENT
Published: 12:38 PM CDT May 10, 2021
ChildServe's Bubble Ball 2021 is Saturday May 8th at 7pm and will be a virtual gala with a LIVE component downtown prior to the event! | PAID CONTENT
Published: 12:32 PM CDT May 7, 2021
Megan Davies from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa teaches you the proper thing to do if you find baby bunnies in your yard. Also, meet bonded buddies Penny & Paulie
Published: 12:43 PM CDT May 7, 2021
TEDxDesMoines-An Independently Organized TED Event is happening both in person and virtually next Tuesday, May 11th, in Des Moines!
Published: 12:39 PM CDT May 6, 2021
Dr. Vince Hassel visits with Chelle Clark, another satisfied client, who lost 21 pounds using his incredible weight loss program. | PAID CONTENT
Published: 12:29 PM CDT May 6, 2021
Wild Art 2.0 is the Blank Park Zoo's take on the local art faire supporting local artists and finding the perfect gift for Mom...Saturday from 10a-2p!
Published: 12:45 PM CDT May 5, 2021
Dr. Ole Olson has a different approach to treating Peripheral Neuropathy and is offering a FREE Seminar & FREE copy of his book "Reversing Neuropathy" | PAID CONTENT
Published: 12:31 PM CDT May 5, 2021
VERIFY investigator Gabe Cohen explains whether or not the COVID vaccine doses for kids are the same as the shots adults are getting.
Published: 2:18 PM CDT May 7, 2021
"There are no migrant children being housed at the Polk County Jail," Lt. Ryan Evans told Local 5 in a statement.
Published: 5:11 PM CDT May 3, 2021
The Yeezys are the most expensive pair of sneakers ever sold at auction after being purchased in a private sale for $1.8 million.
Published: 3:03 PM CDT April 30, 2021
The much larger Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association is footing the bill, not the local Minneapolis police union.
Published: 4:32 PM CDT April 5, 2021
The IRS warned people of the scam and said they will never ask for sensitive information over email.
Published: 6:34 PM CDT April 2, 2021
The Verify team has received numerous questions about whether the debit cards sent by the IRS are safe and secure. Here's what the experts had to say.
Published: 7:24 PM CDT April 1, 2021
The Verify team spoke with medical experts about whether one can become infected with COVID-19 if they are fully vaccinated.
Published: 5:28 PM CDT March 30, 2021
Both infectious disease doctors the VERIFY team spoke with agree the chances of this happening are low.
Published: 5:52 PM CDT March 26, 2021
The urge to go on vacation is strong, but so are the concerns about traveling.
Published: 5:32 PM CDT May 10, 2021
The Colonial Pipeline transports gasoline and other fuel through 10 states between Texas and New Jersey, delivering roughly 45% of fuel consumed on the East Coast.
From low interest rates to battling competing offers, right now can be a very hectic time to buy a home.
Published: 12:56 PM CDT May 7, 2021
The Mars Perseverance rover detected the low hum of the Ingenuity helicopter flying over the Red Planet.
Published: 5:10 PM CDT May 7, 2021
Most economists expect job growth to strengthen as more vaccinations are administered and trillions in government aid spreads through the economy.
Published: 12:30 PM CDT May 7, 2021
The FAA announced a total of more than $67,000 in new fines against some passengers, including three who didn't follow mask mandates and other rules.
Published: 5:27 PM CDT May 6, 2021