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Special Report: What will stop habitual OWI offenders in Iowa?

They drink, drive, crash and go to jail -- not once, not twice but three times or more.

U.S. attorneys concerned about potential voter fraud

The Iowa U.S. Senate race is one of the close races election officials plan to keep an eye on.

Caught on video: Man breaks into repair shop, takes his truck

A surveillance camera shows the man inside the business for hours.

Halloween 2014: Beggars' night list

Times for trick-or-treat beggars' nights and other Halloween events.

Another celebrity sighting at the 'Killer Zone'

This sandwich shop has people coming to Des Moines from across the U.S.

Puppy left alone in kennel for weeks somehow survives

Scarlet was found weighing just half of what she should have weighed.

Judge announces sentence for teen in brutal carjacking case

The sentencing hearing started at 9 a.m. and continued for almost seven hours.

Hospital using robots to clean patient rooms

The robot is the latest in the battle against infections and superbugs.

Police: Godfather's Pizza manager stole $18,000

The man was arrested and charged Wednesday.

Hawkeye administrator, ex-coach confirm relationship

The two say the relationship was not a conflict of interest.

Collision with deer starts chain-reaction crash

Authorities say a motorcycle crash involving a deer injured three people.

Police: Man still missing from work release center

The man has been missing since Saturday.

Man stuck on tracks tries to wave down train

The train vs. tractor crash was reported south of Highway 30.

Man who was rescued last week has now died

A MidAmerican Energy grew was working nearby and mounted a rescue to save him.

Police planning live tweets during trick-or-treating

You can follow the Trick-or-Tweet-Along on Twitter @ISUPD.

Police: Man accidentally shot himself in the face

He told authorities he thought the weapon was unloaded.

Dentist offers annual Halloween candy for cash deal

The treats will be shipped to our troops overseas so they can enjoy Halloween. 

Driver killed in highway crash with semi

The woman's name has now been released.

Business Record: Developer pulls out of new shopping center

The 47-acre development was proposed along Interstate 35.

New flood sensors being installed in Des Moines

It's part of a larger project adding 50 new sensors across Iowa.

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