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Abandoned dog found with fleas, roach nests in matted fur

Officials said it was one of the worst dog neglect cases they have ever seen.

Man died after boat rolled in Iowa lake

The man and his passenger were thrown from the boat after it rolled over.

Residents concerned bird flu disposal will sicken their animals

Officials said they’re doing everything in their power to ensure mistakes don’t happen with the goal of keeping animals and humans safe.

Man accused of trying to ram police car with forklift

Police say the forklift had been stolen from a lumberyard.

Starbucks included in Campustown renovations

The coffee shop is expected to open sometime this fall.

Iowa flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday

Individuals, businesses and schools are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.

More than 20 train cars derail in Iowa

Investigators are still looking into what caused the train to derail Friday night.

Vietnam veterans reunite at Freedom Rock

For 17 consecutive years, Bubba Sorensen has painted the Freedom Rock in Menlo to thank Veterans for their service.

Home sales increase to historic high

Home sales are at an historic high. Iowa Realty General Manager Brennan Buckley said more homes sold in April than at any point in almost a decade.

Semi passenger killed in fiery Interstate 80 crash

The semi hit an overpass Friday morning.

Vilsack talks about what's next in bird flu outbreak response

The outbreak has hit 63 Iowa farms and many more across the Midwest.

Family member fights for child pulled out window by teen

The attempted abduction was reported about 12:50 a.m.

Vandalism reported last 6 weeks before dead bolt pried open

Investigators were still looking into the burglary.

Historic tea house with amazing story part of CelebrAsian Fest

CelebrAsian 2015 will be held in the Western Gateway Park.

Egg prices surge! -- 95 percent increase in a month

Bird flu was discovered in Iowa one month ago. Iowa is the nation's leading egg producing state.

Update on power outage in Des Moines

This story is developing right now.

Authorities look into playground report of hunter near school

Officers are searching the area as a precaution.

All charges dropped against driver in toddler's death at motel

The man pleaded guilty in January, but a judge set aside the plea.

Big Netflix change ahead, say goodbye to scrolling carousels

The new design is coming for customers in June.

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