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Drake students work to bring bike lanes to neighborhood

Drake University students are using a class project called Safe Lanes Drake to bring bike lanes to a busy neighborhood.

Quadriplegic Iowan gets opportunity to hunt on her own

The woman got the opportunity Saturday to hunt turkey as part of the Wheelin' Sportsman Hunt.

Authorities identify man found dead in lake

Authorities have identified the man who was found dead in Little Wall Lake on Friday.

BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers

BMW says it has been notified of one minor injury linked to the defect. 

City off hook for sewer backup damage to homes

A lawsuit accused the city of failing to address the main sewer system, despite years of complaints.

Man arrested for kidnapping, threatening woman with knife

Authorities said the man held a woman against her will at knifepoint.

2 men killed in separate crashes Friday

Two men have died in separate crashes on northeastern Iowa roads.

Man who triggered Amber Alert: ‘My daughter was in no danger’

The Coralville man who sparked an Amber Alert last month is now speaking out.

Stolen Boys and Girls van located, suspect still at large

Police said the suspect also urinated and defecated on sporting equipment inside the building.

Police shoot, kill dog after reported attacks

Officers shot and killed a dog after it reportedly attacked two people.

Development near ballpark close to completion

A 70,000-square-foot project is close to completion in Des Moines after buildings in the lot on the corner of MLK Jr. Parkway and Southwest Third Street have been empty for years.

Update on Fred Hoiberg's open heart surgery today

The Mayor is doing "well" doctors report.

Mother talks about losing her son in police shooting

The shooting was ruled as justified.  The city paid the family $225,000 in a settlement.

Man walking dog triggers search that ends with body found

Crews found the man dead in a lake Friday afternoon.

Ex-lawmaker testifies he didn't sexually abuse his wife

Henry Rayhons testified in his own defense Friday.

$16 million approved to help 3 companies add jobs

The board also approved an additional $19.8 million in tax refunds for Google.

18 bills just signed into law by Governor Branstad

They will go into effect this year.

Neighbors report 6 shots fired at city park

One witness reported he thought his house had been hit.

Street Painting today kicks off Drake Relays fun

The annual event is set for 4-7 p.m.

You won't believe what Hazmat was called out for today

Crews ran identification tests on the powder.

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