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Leaders clash over undocumented immigrant children

The debate on how to curb illegal immigration has made its way to Iowa.

Number of heroin overdose deaths rising in Iowa

Parents are speaking out about this growing problem even in the suburbs.

Police: 1-year-old fell out second story window

The crew was just dispatched to the scene.

Local theater's play 'Children of Eden' will blow you away

Shows continue Friday, Saturday and Sunday ...

Jury announces verdict for husband accused of killing wife

The verdict was just announced Friday afternoon.

Mom of Evansdale girl sentenced to 10 years in prison

Morrissey is the mother of Lyric Cook, who disappeared with her cousin, Elizabeth Collins, in Evansdale in July 2012.

Council opposes mayor in immigrant children debate

The mayor is looking for temporary shelters for the children.

Major commuter road closing Monday for two weeks

Here's a look at the detour starting at 5 a.m. Monday.

10-month-old foster child dies in hot car

Police say the girl was left in the car for about two hours.

Check out the cool car this police chief is driving

The chief has always had old police car toys in his office, but now he owns the real thing.

Do you recognize this man?

Police are asking for the public's help with this case.

Preacher sues to get back into Iowa State Fair

He was kicked out of the fairgrounds last year.

76-year-old receives 10 year child porn sentence

The judge says the victim impact statements were the most difficult he's had to read in his time on the bench.

Woman missing for days found trapped in her bathtub

Police don't know how many days she was trapped.

Stun gun owner gets prison time in $5M violin theft

Police say the stun gun was used to shock the concertmaster and steal the Stradivarius.

Police: Naked runner spotted again!

Police are trying to determine if there are at least two men doing this in the city.

More coyote sightings this time in Metro Des Moines

Police report they're getting more and more calls about sightings.

Jury foreman calls Techel verdict a 'slam dunk'

The juror says the shotgun used in the killing was very important to the jury.

Thieves raid Habitat for Humanity job site

The tools are worth more than $3,800.

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