Danielle Gehr, The Des Moines Register

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Recent articles by Danielle:

Fort Dodge police investigating homicide after man dies of multiples gunshot wounds Friday

Police found the male victim unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds.The man was pronounced dead at the scene. → Read More

Intoxicated driver causes serious injury after crashing while eluding police in Des Moines

The defendant drove through a red light at an intersection and collided with another vehicle. The other driver fractured their pelvis and lower spine. → Read More

Bettendorf Middle School student assaults fellow student, 2 adults

The student assaulted a student and a staff member at about 9:45 a.m. When a school resource officer tried to intervene, he was assaulted as well. → Read More

Criminal complaint reveals suspect stole pastor's phone after fatal assault

While reviewing church surveillance, multiple officers were able to identify Pendleton from past encounters. → Read More

14-year-old charged with threat of terrorism over job posting for 'school shooter'

Fort Dodge police were made aware of the "concerning online job" on Indeed.com, a search engine for job postings. → Read More

'Once a Scarlet, always a Scarlet': East High athlete identified as person killed in weekend crash

A GoFundMe page has been launched to support Dominic Reidburn's family and help pay for funeral expenses. → Read More

Des Moines police identify 62-year-old man killed after being hit by car

Witnesses told police he was sitting in the road Friday night before he was hit by a vehicle and later died. → Read More

Driver trapped after vehicle rolls on its top during fiery Des Moines crash

One vehicle was westbound on Northeast 46th Avenue when the driver lost control and entered a ditch, striking a concrete barrier. → Read More

'Lived experiences' turn into activism with mental illness awareness organization

Outside of raising money, the event held at Terra Lake Park in Johnston Saturday was meant to breakdown stigmas surrounding mental illness. → Read More

Sioux City natives charged with California murder when robbery set-up leads to shooting

Tyrel Truss, 20, of California, drove to meet the woman when she introduced him to her friends. Police later determined this was a robbery set-up. → Read More

Fayette County Sheriff's Office discovers hidden bathroom camera during assault call

While at the residence, deputies discovered a hidden camera to capture videos of women using the shower or toilet. → Read More

Man shot in Des Moines after confrontation at laundromat near University Avenue

Lt. Daniel Blom of the Des Moines police said the victim and the shooter had a confrontation at Laundry Center on University Avenue and 21st Street. → Read More

85-year-old man accused of lascivious acts with a 10-year-old

John Richard Cohoon, of Mitchellville, is charged with lascivious acts with a child for incidents said to have occurred at his residence. → Read More

Unknown for 77 years, WWII soldier's remains will return to Iowa

New technology helped identify Laurel W. Ebert, a WWII private who was deemed missing-in-action in 1942. → Read More

Man threatened Des Moines officer with weapon over warrant for $30 theft before shot by officer

The theft in question amounted to $29.99 from a Hy-Vee. He attempted to steal a bottle of Jim Beam Bourbon. → Read More

12-year-old struck by vehicle after 'unexpectedly' running into road

Witnesses told police the boy was walking on the west sidewalk of Southwest Ninth Street when he ran into the road at about 4:05 p.m. → Read More

How an organization founded by 7 Iowa women in 1869 still impacts today's women

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, P.E.O will hold its biannual conference in Des Moines for the first time since 1969. → Read More

52-year-old eastern Iowa man dies after driving his motorcycle into an embankment

John Cole Jr., 52, of Sabula, exited the roadway at about 6:29 p.m. at the insection of 114th Street and Highway 52 in Jackson County. → Read More

Woman stabbed in Des Moines residence Sunday morning

Polk County deputies responded to a residence at Northeast 43rd Court where they received reports of a stabbing at 5:56 a.m. → Read More

Early morning Burlington shooting leaves 28-year-old man dead

The Burlington Police Department received reports of multiple shots fired on the 800 block of Columbia Street at about 1:41 a.m. Sunday. → Read More