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Iowa Amber Alert just issued involving 12-year-old girl

This story is developing right now.

Google now offering unlimited free photo, video storage

The service, called Google Photos, will be available as an app on Android and Apple devices, and on a website.

Person found dead inside burning car at airport

Investigators think they know the identity of the person.

Elevated E. coli levels reported at Gray's Lake

The city announced the finding Thursday.

Man pays $30,000 for new driveway already falling apart

The driveway was just paved a month ago.

Do you recognize this woman?

Police want your help with this case...

Man charged in 2010 child endangerment case just arrested

The man was arrested in Mississippi and returned to Iowa.

New rules for West Des Moines Spring Cleanup

This year the annual cleanup is June 1-5.

Can those annoying robocalls, spam texts be blocked?

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler writes in a blog post on the commission website that authorities are "giving the green light" for robocall-blocking technology.

Driver runs away after crash with blue pickup

Police are searching for the driver who witnesses said appeared to be hurt.

New information released in 3-year-old's death investigation

A 911 call reported that the girl was not breathing.

Developers hope to build luxury units at site of downtown garage

Three companies are vying to transform an outdated parking garage in downtown Des Moines.

Mom, grandma accused of lying about 4-year-old's shooting

Authorities have said a mother and grandmother lied about the shooting of a 4-year-old by his 8-year-old brother.

Police: Woman poured bleach on wife in argument

A Des Moines woman has been arrested on suspicion of pouring bleach on her wife after an argument over air freshener.

These special gowns help families heal when babies die

One wedding dress can make about 12 angel gowns.

A mountain of pipe is piling up in an Iowa field near Newton

The pipes are being stacked up in a field near Newton.

City dives into solving lifeguard shortage

There's a shortage of lifeguards in Iowa towns this year.

Family travels from North Carolina to lobby Iowa lawmakers

The bill is expected to be brought before lawmakers on June 1.

You have never seen Des Moines parks like this before...

Check out Gray's Lake Park, the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, the Principal Riverwalk and more.

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