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Police: More than 25 arrested in Court Avenue bar district after protests turn violent; many businesses severely damaged


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 13:53:58 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

More than 25 protesters were arrested in the Court Avenue bar district early Sunday as protests. Many businesses on Court were severely damaged, police said.

       

Read more: Police: More than 25 arrested in Court Avenue bar district after protests turn violent; many businesses severely damaged


Watch: Protestors clash with police at State Capitol


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 10:59:11 +0000

Author: Olivia Sun, Des Moines Register

Protestors gathered at the Capitol before rioting at downtown's Court Avenue District. 13 arrests were made as of early morning Sunday.

       

Read more: Watch: Protestors clash with police at State Capitol


Iowa City Mayor leads protesters in singing "Lean on me" at George Floyd rally


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 08:11:08 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Bruce Teague, mayor of Iowa City, sang a chorus of Bill Withers' song "Lean on me" with protesters.

       

Read more: Iowa City Mayor leads protesters in singing "Lean on me" at George Floyd rally


Police slowly push protesters into Court Avenue entertainment district


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 06:06:32 +0000

Author: Brian Powers, bpowers@dmreg.com

Des Moines Police slowly move through the Court Avenue District in an attempt to disperse protesters, who were demonstrating over the death of George Floyd.

       

Read more: Police slowly push protesters into Court Avenue entertainment district


Watch: Des Moines police block off the Court Avenue bridge in Des Moines


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 06:01:50 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Police set up a phalanx to move protesters back on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests for George Floyd turned violent for a second night.

       

Read more: Watch: Des Moines police block off the Court Avenue bridge in Des Moines


Watch: Protesters face police on the steps of the Iowa State Capitol


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 05:02:11 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Protesters face off against police on the steps of the Iowa State Capitol during the second night of protesting over the death of George Floyd.

       

Read more: Watch: Protesters face police on the steps of the Iowa State Capitol


Watch: Protesters face off with police at Polk County Court House in Des Moines


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 04:40:30 +0000

Author: Brian Powers, bpowers@dmreg.com

Police try to move protesters back from the Polk County Court House in Des Moines after windows were broken during a George Floyd protest.

       

Read more: Watch: Protesters face off with police at Polk County Court House in Des Moines


Photos: St. Mark's holds prayer service for racial justice


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 04:29:29 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

See photos of a service hosted by St. Mark's Methodist Church in Iowa City, May 30, in response to the killings of Black people by police officers.

       

Read more: Photos: St. Mark's holds prayer service for racial justice


Watch: Protesters throw tear gas canisters back at police at the Iowa State Capitol


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 04:09:39 +0000

Author: Brian Powers, bpowers@dmreg.com

Protesters throw tear gas canisters back at police who are guarding the Iowa Capitol on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protesters marched through Des Moines for a second night.

       

Read more: Watch: Protesters throw tear gas canisters back at police at the Iowa State Capitol


Watch: Police guard the Iowa Capitol from protesters


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 04:09:47 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Police guard the Iowa Capitol from protesters after they marched through Des Moines on the second night of protests for George Floyd

       

Read more: Watch: Police guard the Iowa Capitol from protesters


Get the latest on what's opening and closing across Des Moines with our new newsletter


Created: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:27:45 +0000

Author: Nicole Derong, The Des Moines Register

Keep up with restaurants and other businesses that are opening and closing in the Des Moines metro.

      

Read more: Get the latest on what's opening and closing across Des Moines with our new newsletter


Photos: George Floyd protests in Des Moines for a second night


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 07:58:47 +0000

Author: Brian Powers and Bryon Houlgrave, Des Moines Register

Protesters faced off with police at the State Capitol, the police department, and the Court Avenue District.

       

Read more: Photos: George Floyd protests in Des Moines for a second night


Watch: Highlights of Saturday George Floyd rally on University Ave.


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 00:50:47 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

The thousand-some member crowd chanted for over 10 blocks, marching from East 14th to 6th Street and back in an hour.

       

Read more: Watch: Highlights of Saturday George Floyd rally on University Ave.


Citizens stand for social change to protest police violence despite state regulations


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 08:10:12 +0000

Author: Isaac Hamlet, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Hundreds appeared in downtown Iowa City on Saturday to protest deaths like that of George Floyd that have occured since the start of 2

       

Read more: Citizens stand for social change to protest police violence despite state regulations


Des Moines man killed in Saturday morning shooting


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 22:42:05 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

Police identified a 19-year-old-man killed during a Saturday morning shooting near the intersection of East 15th Street and Dean Avenue in Des Moines.

       

Read more: Des Moines man killed in Saturday morning shooting


After protests turn violent, Des Moines repairs damage to buildings, community


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 00:46:20 +0000

Author: Andrea May Sahouri and Austin Cannon, Des Moines Register

The violence erupted in the aftermath of what had been a peaceful evening rally outside Des Moines police headquarters.

       

Read more: After protests turn violent, Des Moines repairs damage to buildings, community


Iowa primary: Republicans trying to recapture a formerly red district in Des Moines' suburbs


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 21:48:51 +0000

Author: Austin Cannon, Des Moines Register

The winner of the District 42 primary and go on to face freshman Rep. Kristin Sunde, a Democrat, in the November general election

       

Read more: Iowa primary: Republicans trying to recapture a formerly red district in Des Moines' suburbs


Over 1,000 march peacefully in event by Mothers Against Violence in Des Moines


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 00:10:44 +0000

Author: Andrea May Sahouri and Katie Akin, Des Moines Register

"We're trying to show that we can support each other," said Sylvia Jefferson, an organizer of the march.

       

Read more: Over 1,000 march peacefully in event by Mothers Against Violence in Des Moines


Why you'll see some content marked 'for subscribers,' and why you should become one of them


Created: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:37:28 +0000

Author: Carol Hunter, The Des Moines Register

Subscriptions support the trustworthy local reporting the Register produces. Selected stories will be reserved for people who pay for our journalism.

      

Read more: Why you'll see some content marked 'for subscribers,' and why you should become one of them


'Say Their Names': Hundreds rally in Iowa City after George Floyd's death


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 00:50:34 +0000

Author: Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

See photos of a May 30 rally in Iowa City in response to the killings of Black people, including George Floyd, by police officers.

       

Read more: 'Say Their Names': Hundreds rally in Iowa City after George Floyd's death


Photos: Downtown business owners finish cleaning up after Friday's protests.


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 19:39:12 +0000

Author: Brian Powers, bpowers@dmreg.com

After Friday nights protest turned violent, rioters smashed glass in the U.S. Courthouse, Embassy Suites and Hilltop Tire.

       

Read more: Photos: Downtown business owners finish cleaning up after Friday's protests.


Des Moines braces for more rallies after Friday event devolves into violence, vandalism


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 19:32:09 +0000

Author: Andrea May Sahouri, Des Moines Register

What began as a peaceful rally ended as a night of violence and vandalism.

       

Read more: Des Moines braces for more rallies after Friday event devolves into violence, vandalism


Photos: Hundreds joined Mothers Against Violence's March for Justice for George Floyd on Saturday


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 19:49:25 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Hundreds of central Iowans gathered to march along University Avenue in Des Moines during the March for Justice on Saturday. The event was held to demand justice for George Floyd, the Minneapolis resident who was killed by police.

       

Read more: Photos: Hundreds joined Mothers Against Violence's March for Justice for George Floyd on Saturday


Fire on Adventureland's Tornado burns small section of roller coaster


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 19:17:02 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

A small fire ignited part of the Tornado at Adventureland Saturday morning as workers performed maintenance on the roller coaster.

       

Read more: Fire on Adventureland's Tornado burns small section of roller coaster


Ex-NBA, Iowa State star Royce White leads peaceful protest in hometown of Minneapolis


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 19:04:22 +0000

Author: Travis Hines and Tyler Davis, Des Moines Register

"I'm so happy to see all these people here," White said, "and for us to be able to hold this bridge down and really give you that feeling of Selma back in the '60s."

       

Read more: Ex-NBA, Iowa State star Royce White leads peaceful protest in hometown of Minneapolis


NBA and Iowa State Star Royce White honors Colin Kaepernick as he leads protest in Minneapolis


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 17:57:32 +0000

Author: Zach Boyden-Holmes, DesMoines

'You see a country that's one fire and you lose sight of the fact that we tried a silent protest.' NBA and Iowa State Star Royce White honors Colin Kaepernick as he leads protest in Minneapolis

       

Read more: NBA and Iowa State Star Royce White honors Colin Kaepernick as he leads protest in Minneapolis


Des Moines police give press conference following protests


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 16:38:31 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Des Moines Police Chief Dana Wingert, City Councilman Joe Gatto, and DMPD Sgt. Paul Parizek give a press conference following Friday night's protests that turned violent in Des Moines.

       

Read more: Des Moines police give press conference following protests


Remains of missing Arizona pair found buried in car near Waterloo


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 15:55:39 +0000

Author: Assocated Press, Des Moines Register

Authorities said Friday that they believe they've found the remains of a missing Arizona woman and her stepfather buried in an undeveloped lot.

       

Read more: Remains of missing Arizona pair found buried in car near Waterloo


Iowa reports another 7 COVID-19 deaths, bringing statewide total to 527


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 15:15:53 +0000

Author: Cecelia Hanley, Des Moines Register

Iowa reported its first three COVID-19 cases on March 8. The state's first death was reported March 24.

       

Read more: Iowa reports another 7 COVID-19 deaths, bringing statewide total to 527


Des Moines police arrest protester


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 06:07:56 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Des Moines police arrest protester

       

Read more: Des Moines police arrest protester


Photos: Rally for George Floyd in Des Moines


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 08:38:32 +0000

Author: Bryon Houlgrave, Brian Powers and Olivia Sun, Des Moines Register

The official rally for George Floyd in Des Moines was a peaceful event that saw hundreds of people holding signs and chanting

       

Read more: Photos: Rally for George Floyd in Des Moines


Watch: People clean up Hilltop Tire after protesters broke windows


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 05:33:54 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Watch: People clean up Hilltop Tire after protesters broke windows after a George Floyd rally escalated into violence

       

Read more: Watch: People clean up Hilltop Tire after protesters broke windows


Watch: Protesters raise their hands as they clash with Des Moines police after George Floyd rally


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 05:18:54 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Protesters and police clashed after a rally for George Floyd on Friday, May 29, 2020. Demonstrators broke windows on businesses and police fired tear gas.

       

Read more: Watch: Protesters raise their hands as they clash with Des Moines police after George Floyd rally


Watch: Ako Abdul-Samad asks protesters to disperse after George Floyd rally


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 04:41:32 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Watch: Iowa Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad, D-35, tries to convince protesters to disperse after a George Floyd rally in Des Moines

       

Read more: Watch: Ako Abdul-Samad asks protesters to disperse after George Floyd rally


Watch: Police fire tear gas at protesters in Des Moines after George Floyd rally


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 04:34:50 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Police and protesters clashed after a rally for George Floyd on Friday, May 29, 2020, near the Des Moines Police Station

       

Read more: Watch: Police fire tear gas at protesters in Des Moines after George Floyd rally


Watch: Protestors clash with police after George Floyd rally in Des Moines


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 03:59:47 +0000

Author: Andrea Sahouri, Des Moines Register

Protestors clash with police after George Floyd rally behind the police department in Des Moines

       

Read more: Watch: Protestors clash with police after George Floyd rally in Des Moines


Watch: Protesters break windows, lights at Des Moines Embassy Suites after George Floyd rally


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 03:21:22 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

Protesters throw stones to break windows and lights at Embassy Suites in Des Moines after George Floyd rally

       

Read more: Watch: Protesters break windows, lights at Des Moines Embassy Suites after George Floyd rally


Watch: Protesters clash with police in downtown Des Moines after George Floyd rally


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 03:15:27 +0000

Author: Des Moines Register

After a peaceful rally for George Floyd, protesters clashed with police behind the Des Moines Police Department building.

       

Read more: Watch: Protesters clash with police in downtown Des Moines after George Floyd rally


Photos: Protesters clash with police after George Floyd rally in Des Moines


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 14:07:05 +0000

Author: Bryon Houlgrave, Brian Powers and Olivia Sun, Des Moines Register

The official event to remember George Floyd ended peacefully, but protesters continued to demonstrate, throwing bricks at police

       

Read more: Photos: Protesters clash with police after George Floyd rally in Des Moines


New ICCSD graduates mark an end to high school career with a marathon of graduation ceremonies


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 01:24:39 +0000

Author: Aimee Breaux and Joseph Cress, Iowa City Press-Citizen

Students say the ceremony is not ideal, but then again, neither was their last semester.

       

Read more: New ICCSD graduates mark an end to high school career with a marathon of graduation ceremonies


Rising budget fears may shift suburbanites right, some Republicans contend


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 00:13:45 +0000

Author: Robin Opsahl, Des Moines Register

The benefits of fiscal conservatism will win over voters as Republican-led Iowa weathers the COVID-19 pandemic better than most, GOP candidates say.

       

Read more: Rising budget fears may shift suburbanites right, some Republicans contend


COVID-19 shows need for changes, investments in Iowa education, Republican primary candidates say


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 00:07:36 +0000

Author: Robin Opsahl, Des Moines Register

Alternatives to public schools and the need for quality internet access are among issues the GOP candidates cite.

       

Read more: COVID-19 shows need for changes, investments in Iowa education, Republican primary candidates say


Coronavirus outbreak at Des Moines nursing home wasn't reported by state for weeks


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 23:26:46 +0000

Author: Tony Leys, Des Moines Register

Ramsey Village says it reported its coronavirus cases May 8 to the Iowa Department of Public Health, which as pledged to post nursing home outbreaks.

       

Read more: Coronavirus outbreak at Des Moines nursing home wasn't reported by state for weeks


Iowa expecting $65 million year-over-year drop in revenue due to coronavirus


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 22:57:25 +0000

Author: Stephen Gruber-Miller, Des Moines Register

Iowa lawmakers have been expecting a sharp drop in revenues due to COVID-19, but weren't certain how steep the decline would be.

       

Read more: Iowa expecting $65 million year-over-year drop in revenue due to coronavirus


Gideon Kidd of 'I've Pet That Dog' Twitter fame is releasing a book


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 22:41:58 +0000

Author: Sarah Kay LeBlanc, Des Moines Register

"Pet That Dog! A Handbook for Making Four-Legged Friends" is available for preorder and will be released Oct. 20, 2020.

       

Read more: Gideon Kidd of 'I've Pet That Dog' Twitter fame is releasing a book


Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds calls death of George Floyd 'horrific,' says 'riots and violence serve nobody'


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 22:00:58 +0000

Author: Ian Richardson, Des Moines Register

"Riots and violence serve nobody," she said, and don't "do justice" to Floyd's memory.

       

Read more: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds calls death of George Floyd 'horrific,' says 'riots and violence serve nobody'


Hundreds expected to attend Des Moines rallies in honor of George Floyd


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 21:59:44 +0000

Author: Philip Joens, Des Moines Register

A rally to remember a black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis will be held Friday night at the Des Moines police station

       

Read more: Hundreds expected to attend Des Moines rallies in honor of George Floyd

 
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