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  • Dick Vitale, Tom Izzo and Fran McCaffery Join Forces To Fight Childhood Cancer

    POLK CITY, Iowa  —  The Tournament Club of Iowa featured a trio of basketball royalty on Wednesday for a good cause. The three came together to raise money for the 380 Foundation benefiting the V Foundation.  Today’s event was the 7th annual tournament.  Channel 13’s Josh Nguyen caught up with all three of them after their round.

  • Oklahoma Couple’s ‘Noodling’ Gender Reveal Video Goes Viral

    MANNFORD, Okla. – An Oklahoma couple’s very unique gender reveal video is going viral. The art of noodling is ingrained in Oklahoma’s culture, and Shelby and Colt Moore decided to use that form of art to reveal the gender of their baby. Video of the reveal shows Colt going under the water and grabbing a flathead catfish. When he surfaces, the catfish has a pink tag in its mouth. The couple’s friends and family then scream with joy. “It’s a girl!!! […]

  • George W. Bush Returning to Iowa in October

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  In 1999 Iowa gave George W. Bush his first victory on the path to the White House.  This fall he’ll come back where it all began. The 43rd President of the United States will speak at a dinner at the Iowa Events Center for the group Trailhead International Builders.  The charity builds churches and community centers in developing countries.  They are based in Ankeny. “We are tremendously honored that President Bush has chosen to help us […]

  • Workout of the Week: Sisu Strength Academy

    WAUKEE, Iowa  —  This workout looks a lot like a lot of others we’ve tried. Participants rotate through stations made up of various strength and cardio moves, and all of them are hard. What makes this workout different is the coaches. Brandyn Ambrosy, Trent Steffes, Jeff Coder and Nick Hargens all have degrees in exercise science or kinesiology. “What we do is all science based,” says Ambrosy, “we use philosophies that are proven to work. That’s the basis of our […]

  • Iowa Supreme Court Bans Weapons in All Iowa Court Rooms

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  72 Iowa courthouses already have rules banning guns from courtrooms.  Now all 99 do thanks to the Iowa Supreme Court. On Monday Chief Justice Mark Cady issued a Supervisory Order immediately banning guns from all courtrooms, court-controlled spaces and public areas inside courthouses and other justice centers.  The order does not ban peace officers from carrying weapons while on duty inside a courthouse. Cady says the ban is necessary to ensure that Iowans know they are […]

  • Woman Arrested for Pouring Sand into Her Daughter’s Eyes and Mouth During Exorcism

    Centerville, Calif. – A Northern California woman was arrested after allegedly “viciously” attacking her 11-year-old daughter while attempting to perform an exorcism on the child at a beach near Ferndale as roughly a dozen people watched, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Around 9 a.m. Friday, a caller dialed 911 to report a child being attacked by the mother at Centerville Beach, a sheriff’s news release stated. The mother, identified as 45-year-old Kimberly Felder, had allegedly stripped the girl […]

  • Teen Killed by Bear During Race Texted His Mother to Say he Was Being Chased

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – An annual Father’s Day mountain trail race took a tragic turn for an Alaska family when their teenage son was mauled and killed by a large black bear. The 16-year-old was one of dozens of teens competing in the 1.5-mile race through heavily-wooded terrain along Bird Creek Trail. While running, the teen got separated from the group and sent a text to his mother, who was also participating in the race, saying that he was being chased […]

  • Video Shows Moment Woman Picks Up Rattlesnake, Not Dog Toy

    CALABASAS, Calif. — A Southern California woman was literally rattled when she picked up what she thought was a dog toy – only to find out it was a venomous snake. Carla Portocarerro Rosso and her husband Ariel had just finished soaking in the jacuzzi  at their Calabasas home when the terrifying encounter was captured on surveillance video. Carla, dressed in a robe and flip-flops, was on her way inside when her husband asked her to bring the dog. “She wouldn’t come, […]

  • Five Iowa Counties Now Under Burn Ban

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The State Fire Marshal Division has outlawed burning in five counties due to drought conditions. Decatur, Lee, Muscatine, Van Buren and Wapello counties were put under burn bans on Monday.  Despite rainfall last week portions of southern Iowa remain in drought conditions. The bans were each requested by local authorities.    

  • Alarm Clock Stuck Inside Wall for 13 Years Goes Off Every Day

    PITTSBURGH — Every day. The alarm clock stuck inside the wall continues to ring. Since September 2004, an alarm clock hidden inside the wall of a home near Pittsburgh goes off every evening. But why? Well, the homeowner has himself to blame. Jerry Lynn told KDKA he tied the clock to a string, set it to go off 10 minutes later and lowered it down an air vent to help him find the spot to drill for a television wire. Soon after he lowered the clock, the string broke […]

  • Group Wants to Ban Sale of Cell Phones for Kids Under 13

    DENVER — A group has started a  grass-roots effort to stop the sale of smartphones for use by children younger than 13 years old in Colorado. Parents Against Underage Smartphones is collecting signatures to get Initiative 29 on the 2018 ballot in the state. Colorado officials have cleared the language of the proposed ballot measure, the Associated Press reported Sunday. Supporters need about 300,000 signatures. “Initiative 29 prohibits retailers from selling or permitting the sale of a smartphone to a person […]

  • No Crying: Milk Spill Being Cleaned Up in Adair County

    FONTANELLE, Iowa  —  A tanker truck filled with milk left the road this weekend in Adair County. The Fontanelle Police Department says the truck crashed around 7:15pm on Sunday.  The driver was not injured.  The cause of the crash hasn’t been determined. Some of the spilled milk ran into stream near the crash site.