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Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected overnight

Here's the latest forecast update...

Delivery driver's dangerous encounter raises safety concerns

Sean Lundquist  said when he knocked on the door, he first saw the homeowner's hand -- then an assault rifle across his chest.

Automated bomb threats to schools 'send shock waves'

The FBI is investigating bomb threats made at schools across the country Monday, four of which were in Iowa.

This popular downtown bridge is getting a raise

The city will spend $2.5 million to raise the bridge.

Meet U.S. congressional candidate Desmund Adams

Adams is one of three local Democrats vying to take on Congressman David Young in the fall.

Humiliating homework part of 115-year tradition

Pleasantville, Iowa lives up to its name 51 weeks a year, but the Monday before Memorial Day - trouble pulls up to the square at 8:30 a.m. sharp.

Jury selection delayed in coach's sex crime trial

Jury selection in the trial of a former Roosevelt basketball coach was rescheduled Monday due to legal matters.

Police report 280 calls to metro hotel, fire dept. 190 violations

The hotel has been a fixture in the area for decades.

City may convert auto shop into bicyclist hub

Here's a closer look at the plan...

Woman hit by pickup truck, dragged down highway

The driver told police he continued driving because he didn't know he hit someone.

Man dies after jumping out moving car on highway

The driver stopped and starting performing CPR.

NEW hour-by-hour pinpoint storm predictor forecast

Detailed look at timing for storms Monday into Tuesday.

Dairy Queen adding entire new section to its menu

Shawn Johnson is helping the company with this big launch.

'You've got 30 seconds to get out of here before I shoot'

The delivery driver looked up and saw...

Police: Man kicked in front door during home invasion

The man is now being held in the police 

New details in Sunday's shooting in Des Moines

The case remains under investigation.

28-car train derailment reported in Iowa

Cleanup and repairs are already underway.

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