Tyler J. Davis, The Des Moines Register

Tyler J. Davis

The Des Moines Register

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Recent articles by Tyler:

89 inmates, 9 staff members at Polk County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 cases at the Polk County Jail continued to rise this week. → Read More

Des Moines City Council approves $75,000 settlement after lawsuit alleges police used excessive force

Video showed police deploying mace before bringing the girl to the ground. → Read More

Polk County Jail reports a spike in coronavirus cases

The jail has implemented social-distancing measures and has enough isolation areas for those who have tested positive, officials said Monday. → Read More

Chiropractor accused of abusing a half-dozen minors facing several new charges, police say

Four new victims say they were inappropriately touched by the chiropractor. → Read More

'So many questions': 'Abdi' Sharif's family left wondering how the 18-year-old died

Questions linger about what led up to Abdullahi 'Abdi' Sharif's death and why a young man afraid of water would be found in one of Iowa's largest rivers. → Read More

Iowa man arrested for 1991 Spring Hill murders of woman, unborn child

An Iowa man suspected in the 1991 murder of a woman and her unborn baby in Spring Hill has been arrested and extradited to Tennessee. → Read More

Man breaks Quad Cities TV station's camera; police looking for suspect, station says

The unidentified man took the employee's hat then camera before smashing the piece of equipment on the ground, WQAD reports. → Read More

Body of missing Des Moines teen found in river, police say

The boy was missing since Jan. 17. → Read More

Authorities identify 5-year-old and 10-year-old killed in Dallas County car crash

Two young children were killed Tuesday in a central Iowa car crash in which six other minors were identified. → Read More

2 minors dead, 5 others injured in central Iowa minivan crash, state patrol says

A minor motorist about 11:35 a.m. lost control of a minivan carrying six other juveniles in Jamaica, Iowa, according to the Iowa State Patrol. → Read More

Six more inmates at Polk County Jail test positive for the coronavirus

Seven inmates have now tested positive at the Polk County holding facility, which is the state's largest jail. → Read More

Central Iowa woman charged with murder after man found dead in her home, officials say

Mahaksa County Sheriff's Office was alerted about 10 a.m. to a possible homicide in a rural part of the county, the release states. Hours later, a body was found. → Read More

Still shuttered: Lawsuit reveals Science Center of Iowa's ongoing battle to repair IMAX theater

The Science Center of Iowa has filed a lawsuit against an insurance company alleging it acted in "bad faith" about storm damage repair payments. → Read More

Thousands of masks produced for Iowa prisons after DOC sees first case of COVID-19

The person reported his condition to a health care provider who directed them to take a test for COVID-19. The DOC was informed of the test Friday. → Read More

Authorities identify eastern Iowa officer involved in fatal shooting

Clinton police officer Ryan L. Livesay is on paid administrative leave after Matthew Jacob Dau, 38, was shot and killed April 7. → Read More

Des Moines police investigating shots fired call on city's north side

No injuries were reported but shell casings were found by Des Moines police investigators. → Read More

Police: Two seriously injured in south-side crash

A woman, 56, and a man, 42, suffered serious injures in the crash. → Read More

Miracle cures and other scams are coming, local authorities warn

Heed these tips to avoid fraud. → Read More

Des Moines man fatally beat his mother with crowbar, stayed with body for 5 days before reporting death, court records show

He also killed his mom's cat, by hitting it with the same crowbar, and dumped its body in a garbage can, court records show. → Read More

Despite coronavirus restrictions, Iowa man with disability still stops by his mom's nursing home to say hi

"We really need to focus on what's positive and what's important, and that's family." → Read More