Tyler J. Davis, The Des Moines Register

Tyler J. Davis

The Des Moines Register

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Recent articles by Tyler:

'She feels terrible': Attorney offers tips for parents after woman fined for 4-year-old accidentally shooting himself

The woman, who has a Carlisle address, left her children alone in a car in Des Moines when one of the kids shot himself in the arm. → Read More

Iowa teacher who posted 'sniper rifle' comment about climate activist's visit resigns

"The Waterloo Schools employee put on administrative leave due to a social media post has resigned effective immediately," reads a district statement. → Read More

Iowa teacher who posted 'sniper rifle' comment about Greta Thunberg visit resigns

Science teacher Matt Baish had been placed on administrative leave after posting "Dont have my sniper rifle" on an article about Greta Thunberg. → Read More

DNR officers cleared of wrongdoing in breaking up of Des Moines fight

A video posted in a Facebook group shows parts of the bar-district fight between two women before one officers hits a woman in the face with his elbow. → Read More

Iowa man who recorded female co-workers with hidden cameras gets probation, suspended prison sentence

Investigators believe Brent P. Warren would take the equipment home, download the files, then return them to the work, court documents show. → Read More

Illinois man arrested for murder-for-hire plot in Iowa pleads guilty

An Illinois man was charged in May with solicitation to commit murder after he allegedly wanted the father of his fiancée's child to be killed. → Read More

Trial for suspect in 1979 slaying of Michelle Martinko likely delayed, records show

The defense team for Jerry Lynn Burns filed an unresisted motion for continuance Friday asking a Linn County judge to push back court proceedings. → Read More

Two Waterloo schools on 'soft lockdown' after standoff with police reported near campuses

The "soft lockdown" affects Lou Henry Elementary School and Hoover Middle School on the city's south side. → Read More

Have you seen this Iowa woman? Sheriff's office asks for public's help

A spokesman with the sheriff's office, did not know why relatives waited to report the woman's disappearance. → Read More

1 killed in crash on Interstate 80 near Altoona, official says

The crash happened just before rush hour. → Read More

Police mum about identity of Drake student who was shot in the head

A university spokesman said he could not say whether the victim has been released from a hospital. → Read More

Police: Marshalltown man charged with attempted murder after punching woman repeatedly, then shooting at her

Police did not return a call for comment Thursday. → Read More

MercyOne Des Moines to close transplant program after 3 decades of operations

The staff at Methodist will evaluate MercyOne's list of patients and provide care options, the release states. → Read More

Des Moines man charged after being shot by woman he allegedly hit with liquor bottle

Darnell Campbell Jr. is facing one count of willful injury for his role in a dispute that ended with him taking a bullet to the leg. → Read More

Two Grimes men charged with attempted murder in shooting on Des Moines' south side

Two people were shot in the 1100 block of Army Post Road. Police say they had non-life threatening injuries. → Read More

Man who vandalized 29 headstones at Iowa cemetery burglarized home, damaged a car earlier that day, police say

Malachi C. Montes has a long rap sheet. It got much longer thanks to his alleged actions Aug. 15 and 16. → Read More

Graves, veterans memorial, desecrated as second Iowa cemetery vandalized since Thursday

If you have any knowledge of the events that took place this weekend at the Leon cemetery, please contact city hall at 641-446-6221. → Read More

Person found in South Skunk River identified as missing Iowa woman

The state's medical examiner's office identified the deceased as Ashley Shafer, 24, who was reported missing to Oskaloosa police Monday. → Read More

Body found in South Skunk River near where woman was reported missing, officials say

The body was discovered near the Glendale Access, about 4 miles northeast of Oskaloosa. → Read More

'Dalton wanted to serve': Iowa man drowns during Florida honeymoon

Newlyweds traveled to Florida for a honeymoon. But Dalton Cottrell's life ended near Crescent Beach near Jacksonville. → Read More