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Jury announces verdict in carjacking trial

Three men are charged in the severe beating of Mike Wasike.

Officials: Driver in wrong lane realized it too late

A northbound vehicle broadsided the car.

Worker told undercover officer to also buy this ...

The state attorney general and law enforcement officials just held a news conference.

Top 20 Iowa schools

U.S. News and World Report has published a list of the best high schools in Iowa based on college readiness.

Emails show little work by official for 7 months

The man's annual salary was $126,000.

First public VEISHEA task force meeting planned Friday

The annual ISU event was cancelled after a student was seriously hurt during a riot.

New faster security screening lane coming to Des Moines

Here's what travelers need to know ...

Here's what students found inside time capsule

They used hammers to crack open the cornerstone.

Senate debating medical marijuana bill today

The bill passed a committee vote on Wednesday.

Clerk accused of stealing $60K from township

A former clerk accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a township in Iowa has been charged with theft.

Classic car show organizers say event is changing locations

Changes are coming for one of Des Moines' most popular classic car shows.

Funding increase should allow tuition freeze

The Iowa House and Senate have approved an education budget that should let higher education officials freeze tuition for a second-straight year.

Hearing set on $2.45 million bedbug settlement

A judge has scheduled a three-day hearing to hear any objections to the proposed $2.45 million settlement of a lawsuit over bedbugs.

Students suspended for violent song lyrics

A principal says two middle school students were suspended for writing song lyrics in class that included references to gangs and killing people.

Man accused of torturing, killing bald eagle

An Iowa man has been charged with torturing and killing a bald eagle.

Authorities investigate shooting death

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man.

Grieving father turns tragedy into something sweet

A grieving father in Newton has turned a tragedy into something sweet.

Couple hoped to adopt baby before his death

A teenage father was in police custody Wednesday and charged with neglect in connection with the death of a 4-month-old boy.

Update: ISU officials warn nearly 50K students of data breach

Iowa State University officials are warning people over a data breach that may have compromised the personal information of thousands.

Expert calls Baldi's treatment 'reckless, extreme'

Testimony continues Wednesday in the trial of Dr. Daniel Baldi of Des Moines.

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