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  • Davenport man killed after exiting moving vehicle in Le Claire.

    Eastern Iowa Man Killed After Exiting Moving Vehicle

    LE CLAIRE, Iowa — A Davenport man is dead following an accident in eastern Iowa. It happened in Le Claire along 8th Street around 5:00 Thursday night. The Iowa State Patrol says 22-year-old Nicole Trujillo was driving northbound when 21-year-old Zackary Westerhof exited the moving car for an unknown reason. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. The accident remains under investigation.

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    Gas Spill Cleaned Up on I-235 in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Crews spent several hours cleaning up a gas spill along Interstate 235 overnight. It happened in the northbound lanes near the Easton Boulevard exit late Thursday night. Police say a delivery truck started spilling gas on the side of the road. Police re-routed traffic off of the interstate to allow lean-up crews to put down sand to soak up the gas. The interstate is now back open.

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    Man Dies in Farnhamville Grain Bin Accident

    CALHOUN COUNTY, Iowa — An employee at the FC-Farnhamville coop died Thursday in a grain bin accident. The cooperative is located at 105 Garfield in Farnhamville. According to the coop, Bret Steck entered a grain bin at approximately 9 a.m. with proper supervision for routine cleaning and became engulfed in soybeans. At 10:45 a.m., emergency crews completed the recovery. The proper authorities have been notified and a full investigation will ensue. “Today at Farmers Cooperative Company, we are saddened that we lost […]

  • Kevin Campbell

    Arrest Made Following High-Speed Crash in Clive

    CLIVE, Iowa — A high-speed crash in Clive resulted with an arrest Wednesday night. Police say Kevin Campbell is facing several charges in connection with the chase including OWI and interference with official acts. “We had an initial call of a reckless driver… going at around 100 mph… in the area of University and 60th St. in West Des Moines. One of our patrol officers then saw the car coming down University clocking him at about 110 mph. And then…you see […]

  • Republican Scott Walker campaigns in Onawa. (WHO-HD)

    Scott Walker Continues Iowa Campaigning

    ONAWA, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker is on the campaign trail in Iowa. He will visit a coffee shop in Greenfield Thursday morning. This comes after a stop at a diner in Onawa Wednesday. While there, Walker re-stated concerns about China’s cyber attacks against the U.S. government in terms of intellectual property theft. He has also joined other GOP candidates to call on President Obama to cancel next month’s state dinner for the Chinese president. “It seems rather […]

  • Cattle Gears For Expansion

    Cattle industry analysts are looking for a herd expansion, pointing to the recent USDA cattle inventory reports. A growing cattle inventory offers an opportunity for beef producers in increasing average incomes and high quality beef demand.   John Paterson with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says, “Because of the drought, I think we got rid of our low end of the cow herd, we got rid of the less productive cows. I think we’ve got a pretty young cow herd […]

  • Marvin Krislov

    Oberlin College President Interviewing for Univ. of Iowa Position

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The first of four candidates hoping to become the next president of the University of Iowa president is visiting the campus Thursday. Fifty-five-year-old Marvin Krislov is currently the president of Oberlin College in Ohio. He has also served as the vice president of the University of Michigan and the acting solicitor for the U.S. Department of Labor. Krislov will take part in a public forum at 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Second Floor Ballroom […]

  • Wade Franck

    Memorial Ride Wednesday for Beloved Bicyclist

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa — A member of the local cycling community that was killed by a drunk driver  earlier this month is being honored by a memorial ride Wednesday. On August 16th, Wade Franck was hit by a car while riding in the Urban Assault Ride in Des Moines. Franck died two days later from his injuries. Police say Jonathan Leyva was drunk when he hit Franck with his car. He is charged with homicide by OWI and other traffic […]

  • Shirley Carter

    Investigation in Lacona Murder Case Continues

    MARION COUNTY, Iowa — Authorities in Marion County are continuing their investigation into a two month old murder. Sixty-eight-year-old Shirley Carter was found shot to death at her home in Lacona on June 19th. Since then, officers have interviewed about 100 people as part of the investigation.

  • Rains Help Dry Iowa North

    There was more than enough rain last week to help out the dry north parts of Iowa, bumping up subsoil moisture levels up 10 points to 89 percent adequate to surplus according to the Iowa Crop Progress report. Eighty-nine percent of the corn crop is at the dough stage with 34 percent of that in the dent stage or beyond. A few reports of corn reaching maturity were sent in. Corn condition in Iowa is rated 82 percent good to […]

  • Home invasion in 800 block of East 21st Street in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Investigation Into Des Moines Home Invasion

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are investigating an early morning home invasion on the city’s east side. It happened in 800 block of East 21st Street just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police say two men broke into a home with a revolver and a baseball bat. They say the men were able to escape before officers arrived at the scene. Officials say no one inside the home was hurt. There is no word if anything was taken from […]

  • Two People Taken to Hospital After Car Crash Near Pella

    Two People Taken to Hospital After Car Crash Near Pella

    MARION COUNTY, Iowa – A car crash near Pella on Tuesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital. The accident occurred on the corner of North Highway T15 and Idaho Road in Marion County. Police believe a car with two occupants ran through a stop sign and was hit by an SUV.  The first car then flipped on to its top and came to rest by a power pole. Rescue crews on the scene had to use the Jaws of […]

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