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Body found behind business, near recreational trail

A body was found Saturday morning behind a Clive business.

Murder charges now filed after 3-year-old dies

After being sent to the local hospital, the child was then flown to a Des Moines hospital.

Police say investigation shows child did not have cancer

Police say the child was found to not be suffering from any life-threatening illness.

Fire investigators head to Casey day after big fire

The building housing all the city's records burns down on the day auditors were planning to visit.

Inmate remains on run after jail escape through vent

Two jail inmates escaped late Thursday night.

After man in coma dies, first-degree murder charges filed

The man suffered severe injuries after police said he was hit with a baseball bat.

Making plans for a hot new Walnut Street in downtown

The Younkers fire stalled development, but that's about to change.

Driver ejected from car during rollover I-80 crash

Crash investigators say the driver was not wearing her seat belt.

Expanded metro bike trail to link two popular trails

You can't miss the work going on now along 56th Street.

House fire was intentionally set, investigators say

The fire started on the first floor and spread to the rest of the house.

New sensors would trigger emergency traffic signal changes

The city council has approved the traffic signal system at these three intersections.

Deere announced 460 more layoffs

Last week, the company announced more than 600 employees would be laid off.

School board to discuss student sex offender

The board is scheduled next week to discuss where to place a student who's required to register as a sex offender.

Farm Rescue nonprofit nears another milestone

The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone.

DART: More people opted to ride bus to state fair

Attendance at the Iowa State Fair was down but more people rode buses to reach the fairgrounds.

New suspect information released in murder of cousins

Police in Evansdale have released possible new suspect information in the murder investigation of two cousins.

Trooper: 14-year-old driver loses control, 2 injured

The Iowa State Patrol says two teenagers have been injured in a rollover after a 14-year-old driver lost control of her pickup truck.

Popular national trend rolls onto ISU campus

This year, there will be five trucks stationed around the campus.

Local protesters plan trip to Ferguson Saturday

Police and protesters have clashed for more than a week in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri. Local filmmaker Justin Norman captured dozens of images and video of the conflict to document the tense situation.

The grass is still greener

Cooler temperatures and several timely rains in the past month have made a difference in grass staying greener throughout August.

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