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  • Justin Timberlake Announces Donation to Midwest Flood Relief

    OMAHA, Nebraska — Iowa and Nebraska flood victims will be getting help with recovery from one of the biggest names in the music industry. This weekend during his show in Omaha, Justin Timberlake announced he was donating part of the ticket sales from the show to flood recovery efforts. Live Nation, the concert promoter, is matching his donation.

  • ACLU Appeals Ruling Denying Full Access to Police Body Camera Video

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is appealing a ruling over police body camera video. It could have far-reaching implications as to what video the public is allowed to see in the future. During a domestic abuse call, Burlington Police Officer Jesse Hill says he meant to fire his weapon at a dog attacking him, but he mistakenly shot the dog’s owner, Autumn Steele, instead. She died from her injuries. Burlington Police Department only released 12 […]

  • 2018 Yield Estimates Released

    The National Agriculture Statistics Service released yield estimates for Iowa’s counties. In 2018, soybean producers across the state averaged 57 bushels per acre, with 31 counties averaging at least 60. Four counties topped 10 million bushels produced. Sioux County had the highest soybean yields, averaging 67 bushel per acre, but Kossuth County had the most production at 12.3 million bushels. 2018 corn production averaged 196 bushels per acre, with 39 counties averaging more than 200 bushels per acre. Nine counties […]

  • Iowa Teen Dies After Accidentally Shooting Herself at Gun Range

    MONTROSE, Iowa — A 15-year-old has died after an accidental shooting at a gun range in eastern Iowa. Officers were called to the Tri-State Gun Club in Montrose Sunday. They found Haley McManus with a single gunshot wound.  She was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals where she died from her injuries. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says this was an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound, and no foul play or negligence is suspected. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

  • FaceOff: Women Rule, Cyclones Exit, Des Moines Impresses, Two Champs

    In this week’s FaceOff segment, Keith Murphy and guest host Scott Siepker discuss several local hot topics.  

  • Everyone OK After Van Crashes into Tree in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Everyone is OK after a nasty accident on Des Moines’ south side Sunday afternoon. Des Moines police say a work van was traveling south on SW 9th Street near MacRae Park when the driver swerved to avoid another vehicle and went off the road. Police say the van went over the sidewalk and down a hill into the park where it collided with a tree. Firefighters had to rescue one man who was trapped inside the car.

  • Insiders March 24, 2019: State Sen. Claire Celsi, Viral Campaign Moments, Property Taxes

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa lawmakers are likely down to their final month or two of this legislative session. They are still considering major changes with education. Democratic State Senator Claire Celsi joins Insiders to discuss fighting those changes, what she still hopes to accomplish this year and what it has been like to be a rookie lawmaker in the minority party. Celsi doesn’t have much time to do it these days, but before her political career, she ran her own […]

  • Police: Marshalltown Man Arrested After Threatening Family with Firearm

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A Marshalltown man faces a number of gun and assault charges after police say he threatened his family with a firearm. Luis Gabriel Guajardo, 42, faces two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, five counts of child endangerment and one count of domestic abuse, among other charges. Police say he pulled a gun on members of his family at his home just after 1 a.m. Sunday. Two of the residents were able to escape the house and […]

  • Luka Garza: Heartbeat of the Hawkeyes

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ask any Hawkeye player about Luka Garza and a common thread emerges. Garza’s coaches and teammates view him as a poster boy for hard work and effort. John Sears has more from Columbus.

  • Iowa’s Spencer Lee Wins Back-to-Back National Championships

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — Spencer Lee emerged as a wrestling star in his first year at Iowa. The charismatic Lee won many fans and the national championship. In his sophomore season, Lee lost three matches and entered the NCAA wrestling championships as a 3-seed. Lee saves his best for the big moments, and he does it again. Lee cruised 5-0 in the final match and repeats as national champion at 125.

  • President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for 56 Iowa Counties

    IOWA — Gov. Kim Reynolds received notification Saturday that President Trump has granted her request for an expedited Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for 56 counties that have been severely impacted by recent flooding along the Missouri River and other parts of the state. The declaration makes assistance available to homeowners, renters, businesses, public entities, and select nonprofit organizations. “Today’s announcement from President Trump approving our emergency declaration will be instrumental to Iowa’s recovery. We are incredibly grateful for the President’s […]

  • Portion of Interstate 29 Reopens in Western Iowa

    IOWA — A portion of Interstate 29 is back open Saturday, after flooding closed the road for more than a week. The Iowa DOT reopened Interstate 29 between the Interstate 80 interchange in Council Bluffs and the Highway 34 interchange in Glenwood. The interstate remains closed in both directions north of Council Bluffs and south of Glenwood.

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