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Reward offered in school bomb threat investigation

A bomb threat was made against Waukee schools on Monday.

Man arrested for threatening school employee

An Altoona man is behind bars after making threats against a school employee.

If you have a mobile phone, you may have nomophobia

ISU researchers have developed a test to check how bad you have it.

Schools implement new lighting in classrooms to help students

The Des Moines School District has implemented a new lighting system in hopes of helping students preform better in school.

21st century USS Iowa to be built

The USS Iowa was de-commissioned in 1990, but now a 21st century version of the ship is about to be built.

Crime wave hits 25 metro homes in same week

Police are planning a crime prevention meeting.

Iowa TV station being sold for $100 million

The sale is effective in October.

Your heart is older than your actual age, study shows

CDC officials released the report Tuesday.

Here's how the new ARL TheraPets program works

You and your pet can be part of the new program.

Did you notice? Google just unveiled new logo

Google last tweaked its logo in 2013.

Warnings issued to powdered caffeine distributors

One teaspoon of powdered caffeine equals 28 cups of coffee.

Budget for new children's hospital balloons to $360M

The hospital is now expected to open in December 2016.

As couple takes wedding photos, 3,000 naked bikers buzz by

The couple's reaction might surprise you.

Man sentenced to life with no parole walks free

The law has since been changed.

Kent Sorenson back in court Tuesday morning

He is also currently awaiting sentencing in federal court.

Iowans to be held without bail for 4 months in threats case

The judge says the two men pose a danger to society.

Iowan pleads not guilty to knowingly spreading HIV again

A 34-year-old Iowa man accused of knowingly spreading HIV has pleaded not guilty.

Downtown now open for business since parking ban lifted

City leaders call it a big change that's part of a walkability experiment.

Loved ones remember man killed in grain bin accident

A central Iowa family is mourning the loss of a man who was a father of two, husband, son and brother after he was killed in a grain bin accident Thursday.

Third sexual assault reported at university in 2 weeks

Police are investigating the third report of sexual assault in two weeks at the University of Iowa.

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