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2 small children removed from home where 2 found dead

This story is developing right now.

Freezing rain, snow to continue across Iowa tonight

Some areas will see up to 7 inches of snow.

NEW hour-by-hour overnight and Tuesday storm forecast

Detailed look at timing for rain, snow and mixed precip across Iowa.

New ISU football coach holds first news conference

Matt Campbell was named the new coach on Sunday.

4 earthquakes rumble into Midwest today

The strongest quake was magnitude 4.7.

Two dozen firefighters fight warehouse fire

A plume of smoke was reported over the city.

Man solves mystery of Santa's disappearing reindeer

This is the second year of the deer have disappeared.

15-year-old charged in Facebook school threats case

The arrest was reported Monday.

Chance for white Christmas increases with El Nino, experts say

Part of Iowa has a 75 percent chance this year.

Branstad says no delay needed for Medicaid privatization

Iowa is set to shift the $4.2 billion Medicaid program to private management starting Jan. 1. 

After Thanksgiving family finds home ransacked, car stolen

The burglary happened sometime between Nov. 25 and Nov. 29.

Man found in front yard was shot during attempted robbery

Two men were seen running from the scene.

Deere and Co. to lay off 220

The company said employees were informed of the layoff in meetings at the facility Monday.  

Tribe interested in growing marijuana

The tribe said they need to research whether or not growing and selling pot would be profitable.

Sheriffs preparing for wave of gun permit renewals

Nearly five years after Iowa residents flocked to sheriff's offices in a rush to obtain firearm permits, sheriffs are bracing for a wave of renewals.

Dissolved Iowa school district to begin settling liabilities

An Iowa school district that was dissolved now has to close its books.

Police discover rolling meth lab, 2 arrested

Police have charged two men who were arrested after riding in a vehicle that contained a methamphetamine lab.

Court Avenue shooting raises questions on police patrolling

Two men were shot near Third Street and Court Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday.

67-year-old woman hospitalized after being hit by truck

A 67-year-old woman is in the hospital after she was hit by a truck around 2 p.m. Sunday. 

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