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Offer of modeling job to teen concealed the real story

The minute he locked the car door I felt like I was kidnapped, she says.

Authorities release identities of 2 men killed last weekend

Four people have been charged in connection with the case.

New bill would impact you at start of any new job

Some lawmakers say the measure would overregulate many honest businesses.

Some ice fishers already pulling shacks off Iowa lakes

On-again off-again winter weather is having a big impact on ice fishing.

We could see a lot more Monarch butterflies this spring

Each year, the butterflies migrate to Mexico for the winter.

250 unaccompanied children seeking to stay in Iowa

Some of the children have traveled thousands of miles to get here.

Check out the Iowa Nice guy's new video

Scott Siepker is back ...

Did you miss this spring concert announcement yesterday?

Here's info on date, time and tickets ...

Police: Boy, 10, stabbed brother, 9, in the back

The boy's mother is also charged in the case.

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped in December

The latest report was just released Tuesday morning.

Doctor provides update on Branstad as he leaves hospital

The governor fell ill during an event in Johnston on Monday.

Twin brothers just sentenced in $2B drug case

Tuesday was their first public appearance since they began to spill their secrets.

Here's why man called 911 three times in two hours

Calls were received at 5:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Plea deal expected for man charged with killing his cousin

Attorneys have proposed a prison sentence of 25 to 35 years.

Traffic crackdown planned Friday morning, here's where

The effort will focus on seat belt enforcement and speeding.

Postmaster pleads guilty to taking this from mail packages

The man faces up to five years in prison.

Faucets turned on by vandals flood high school

The weekend breakin wasn't discovered until Monday.

Prosecutor clears officer in shooting

Prosecutors have cleared a police officer who opened fire at a man who police say tried to run down the officer and another.

Lawmakers question regents' proposed funding model

Iowa lawmakers expressed concern about a proposed performance-based funding model for the state's three public universities.

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