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What does video of Iowa Boy Scouts at border show?

A scout taking a picture of an officer triggered the incident, scout leaders say.

Jury announces verdict in newborn left at gas station case

The baby was found after 29 hours outside in freezing temperatures.

Center fined after resident swallows 3 batteries

The incident resulted in a $2,000 fine.

School handing out new laptop to every high schooler

The district says it understands the power of technology to engage students.

Crash backs up traffic at west mixmaster during commute

The problem area was near University Avenue and Hickman Road.

Son now charged in mother's murder

The mother and father were both found dead in their home July 9.

Working to breathe new life into Iowa picnic in California

At one time, the picnic drew more than 100,000 people.

Police: 'Demoted' worker shoots CEO before killing self

The shooting was just reported in a downtown Chicago building.

Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

The crash remains under investigation.

Iowa company just bought for $750 million

The deal is expected to close by mid-September.

Iowa drivers ID top 9 dangerous intersections

In all of Iowa, more than 44 intersections were flagged as dangerous.

New lofts just announced will have killer downtown views

Here's where the new building is planned ...

State wants repeat sex offender committed for treatment

Authorities say the man suffers from sexual sadism and a personality disorder.

No new casinos in Iowa for 3 years commission says

The commission is meeting Thursday in Johnston.

Residents evacuate apartments as bomb squad called in

The squad was called to the scene about 10 p.m.

DNR: Goats munch through acres of weeds

An Iowa government official says the state's plan to use goats to clear away vegetation is an initial success.

Commission wants prosecutor who beat client punished

In March 2013 he pleaded guilty to assaulting the woman.

State urges action to avoid West Nile virus

The Iowa Department of Public Health says there have already been three reported cases of West Nile virus in the state.

Jury deliberations begin in kidnapped-baby case

Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the federal trial of a woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew and abandoning him in freezing temperatures.

Officers remove 46 pet rats from home

Animal control officers removed 46 pet rats from a home but didn't charge the homeowners and let them keep a few of the rodents.

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