Iowa News

Activists push for more guns in Iowa schools following shooting at education center

12 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, IOWA - The Iowa Firearms Coalition - a gun rights group - is again calling on state education officials to arm more staff members in schools to protect from the threat of an armed intruder. The statement came in the wake of a shooting Monday afternoon at an education center in Des Moines that killed two students and injured the center's founder.
"Our prayers are with the families of all those who are grieving and have been hurt by this act of pure evil," said IFC President Dave Funk in a news release, "Current Iowa Code is already on the books that's designed to empower our...
Read more ...

 

Family of Will Keeps release statement after shooting at Starts Right Here

Family of Will Keeps release statement after shooting at Starts Right Here

12 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, IOWA - The family of Will Keeps is releasing their first statement since he was shot and injured on Monday at the education that he founded. Keeps remains hospitalized with serious injuries after he was reportedly shot by 18-year-old Preston Walls. Two teens, Rashad Carr and Gionni Dameron , were killed in the shooting that police say was a targeted, gang-related incident.
The full statement from Keeps' family reads:
We want to thank everyone for their prayers and outpouring of support for Will and the students involved in this tragedy. Will is currently in serious, but stable...
Read more ...

 

Victims' names released in Des Moines education center shooting

Victims' names released in Des Moines education center shooting

13 days ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, IOWA - The names of the two teenagers killed in a shooting at an education center in Des Moines are now being made public. Gionni Dameron, 18, and Rashad Carr, 16, were gunned down inside Starts Right Here just before 1:00 pm on Monday. The center offers alternative education to at-risk teens in Des Moines. Police say the shooting was gang-related.
Preston Walls, 18, is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder, Criminal Gang Participation and Attempted Murder. Walls also shot Will Keeps - the founder of Starts Right Here - at the center. Keeps remains hospitalized in...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Iowa News      News      Looking      Community      Gang Related      Starts Right Here      Starts right here shooting      Metro News  


Kylie Jenner smolders in bedazzled Chanel thong bikini worth $10K

Kylie Jenner smolders in bedazzled Chanel thong bikini worth $10K

The makeup mogul showed off her curves in a tiny - but pricey - blinged-out bikini that's older than she is. Read more ...

Man sentenced to prison time for Kzoo Planned Parenthood arson

Man sentenced to prison time for Kzoo Planned Parenthood arson

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - A man has been sentenced to serve time in prison for setting a Kalamazoo Planned Parenthood on fire. Joshua Brereton was sentenced on Monday to serve five... Read more ...

Cable News Ratings Friday February 3: CNN Just Tops MSNBC in the Demo - Fox...

Cable News Ratings Friday February 3: CNN Just Tops MSNBC in the Demo - Fox Beats Both Combined

CNN just topped MSNBC on Friday in the key 25-54 age demographic. CNN brought in 102,000 average demo viewers for the day, while MSNBC scored 101,000 demo viewers. Fox News led... Read more ...

Pregnant ‘RHOBH' alum Diana Jenkins ‘over the moon' about baby's sex

Pregnant ‘RHOBH' alum Diana Jenkins ‘over the moon' about baby's sex

A source exclusively tells Page Six that Jenkins is "so excited" to give daughter Eliyanah, 2, a "younger sibling, especially one so close in age." Read more ...

Loki Season 2 Footage Reveals Return Of Key Season 1 Character

Loki Season 2 Footage Reveals Return Of Key Season 1 Character

Promotional footage for Disney+'s 2023 releases reveals the return of a key character in Loki season 2. In 2021, Loki established the foundations for the MCU's Multiverse Saga... Read more ...

Ant-Man 3 Trailer Reveals A Lot More of Kang's Army & Quantum Realm War

Ant-Man 3 Trailer Reveals A Lot More of Kang's Army & Quantum Realm War

A new Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania trailer reveals a lot more of Kang the Conqueror's mysterious army - and the group of freedom fighters opposing his reign over the... Read more ...

Reese Witherspoon: ‘There Is No Legally Blonde 3 Without Jennifer Coolidge'

Reese Witherspoon: ‘There Is No Legally Blonde 3 Without Jennifer Coolidge'

Legally Blonde 3 has been in development for several years, and now Reese Witherspoon has confirmed that Jennifer Coolidge will be a part of the project whenever it... Read more ...

Man stabbed at Brann's: ‘I would've been dead'

Man stabbed at Brann's: ‘I would've been dead'

WYOMING, Mich. - A father of three says he's lucky to be alive after being stabbed seven times inside Brann's Steakhouse and Grille in Wyoming. Justin Towns, 34, has gone to... Read more ...

Lance Bass, Michael Turchin, and Their Twins Make Their Red Carpet Debut as...

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin are making the red carpet a family affair. The *NSYNC alum and his actor husband brought their 1-year-old twins, Violet Betty and Alexander... Read more ...

From 50 Cent to DeVon Franklin, All the People Meagan Good Has Dated Over...

Unlike some celebrities whose careers fizzle out after a few years, actor Meagan Good has had a long-lasting acting career that spans over two decades. Good first got her start... Read more ...