William Morris, The Hawk Eye

William Morris

The Hawk Eye

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Des Moines Register
  • IC Press-Citizen
  • The Hawk Eye
Past:
  • Ames Trib News
  • Finance & Commerce

Recent articles by William:

Iowa Supreme Court overturns Dubuque child sex abuse verdict, orders new trial

Jake Skahill was sentenced to 25 years after the 2019 verdict, which the Supreme Court overturned Friday over improperly admitted video evidence → Read More

Iowa Supreme Court overturns Dubuque child sex abuse verdict, orders new trial

Jake Skahill was sentenced to 25 years after the 2019 verdict, which the Supreme Court overturned Friday over improperly admitted video evidence → Read More

Iowa Supreme Court overturns Dubuque child sex abuse verdict, orders new trial

Jake Skahill was sentenced to 25 years after the 2019 verdict, which the Supreme Court overturned Friday over improperly admitted video evidence → Read More

Des Moines, other cities saw record homicide surge in 2020, a year marked by protest and COVID

Des Moines and other cities had high homicide totals in 2020, which saw the largest recorded yearly increase in on record in the U.S. → Read More

West Des Moines man gets 65-year sentence for kidnapping, drug, domestic abuse convictions

Police say Joseph Hansen held his ex-girlfriend prisoner and repeatedly assaulted her, then assaulted officers after she escaped and contacted police. → Read More

Parents get probation after Dyersville toddler gets gun, shoots mother

Police say the 2-year-old boy found a loaded pistol on a bedside table. Both his parents pleaded guilty to child endangerment. → Read More

Watch live: Cristhian Bahena Rivera faces sentencing for 2018 murder of Mollie Tibbetts

Cristhian Bahena Rivera was convicted of murder on May 28 after a two-week trial for killing Mollie Tibbetts and faces a mandatory life sentence. → Read More

Cristhian Bahena Rivera faces sentencing for 2018 murder of Mollie Tibbetts

Cristhian Bahena Rivera was convicted of murder on May 28 after a two-week trial for killing Mollie Tibbetts and faces a mandatory life sentence. → Read More

Cristhian Bahena Rivera faces sentencing for 2018 murder of Mollie Tibbetts

Cristhian Bahena Rivera was convicted of murder on May 28 after a two-week trial for killing Mollie Tibbetts and faces a mandatory life sentence. → Read More

Watch live: Cristhian Bahena Rivera faces sentencing for 2018 murder of Mollie Tibbetts

Cristhian Bahena Rivera was convicted of murder on May 28 after a two-week trial for killing Mollie Tibbetts and faces a mandatory life sentence. → Read More

Five men convicted in March shooting that targeted 16-year-old; two found guilty for stray shot that critically injured toddler

Police say the five men opened fire on a 16-year-old girl outside a home, striking the house and hitting 2-year-old Malcolm Mai inside in the head. → Read More

Judge to file written decision after contentious hearing seeking new trial for Cristhian Bahena Rivera

Defense attorneys sought to "connect the dots" of wide-ranging sex trafficking conspiracy in bid for a new trial in Mollie Tibbetts' murder. → Read More

Judge to file written decision after contentious hearing seeking new trial for Cristhian Bahena Rivera

Defense attorneys sought to "connect the dots" of wide-ranging sex trafficking conspiracy in bid for a new trial in Mollie Tibbetts' murder. → Read More

Judge to file written decision after contentious hearing seeking new trial for Cristhian Bahena Rivera

Defense attorneys sought to "connect the dots" of wide-ranging sex trafficking conspiracy in bid for a new trial in Mollie Tibbetts' murder. → Read More

Judge to file written decision after contentious hearing seeking new trial for Cristhian Bahena Rivera

Defense attorneys sought to "connect the dots" of wide-ranging sex trafficking conspiracy in bid for a new trial in Mollie Tibbetts' murder. → Read More

Ankeny woman sentenced to three years in prison over infant's 2018 death at home day care

Police had warned Jennifer Brungardt she was caring for too many children just weeks before 3-month-old Samuel Mann was fatally injured at her home. → Read More

First defendant of five found not guilty in 2019 shooting death in Des Moines

Jackson Calaway was acquitted of murder and robbery in the death of Rashid Ibrahim. Four other defendants remain scheduled to stand trial. → Read More

'She loved everybody and everybody loved her': Family remembers Connie Simmons after husband sentenced for her murder

Connie Simmons, 50, was found dead near her home in September, and her husband Datron Simmons, 33, was charged with first-degree murder. He was convicted of second-degree murder on June 1. → Read More

Ankeny man gets suspended sentence in 2018 day care death involving since-recalled crib

Michael Coffman was caring for twice as many children as the law permits when an unsupervised, 2-month-old infant was fatally injured, prosecutors said. → Read More

24 face federal drug charges after Wednesday arrests in Des Moines, court records show

14 have been arrested and 10 more are charged, court records show. Multiple agencies served search warrants at 13 Des Moines addresses early Wednesday. → Read More