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Deputies chase couple who sped off with snowmobile

Two people were in custody after leading Polk County law enforcement officials on a high-speed chase early Thursday.

Man's best friend saves him from fire

Fire destroyed the entire house.

Semi hitting car set off 7-vehicle pileup

The semitrailer driver was cited in the crash.

Sale finalized on old Des Moines Register Building

Renovation work will start this spring.

Child's cancer is latest twist in murder trial

A Missouri man charged with killing his wife in Iowa is seeking a delay in his January trial so he can care for his 5-year-old daughter while she fights cancer.

Local business owners close stores on Thanksgiving Day

More stores are opening earlier on Thanksgiving Day, but some stores are bucking the trend.

County assessor pleads not guilty to drunken driving charge

John Boedeker entered the plea on Wednesday.

Iowan pleads not guilty in nightclub shooting

An Iowa man has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of another man at a nightclub in August.

Big announcement coming on new Flix Brewhouse

Movies, meals and malt beverages are just days away.

Semi crash blocks Highway 30 near Ogden

The crash was reported about 4:30 p.m.

Caught on video: 2 charged in after 100 mph chase

Police have identified the two men arrested in a Tuesday afternoon chase.

Branstad questioned for hours in discrimination case

Godfrey has filed a lawsuit against Branstad and aides alleging he was singled out because he's openly gay.

More Iowans are letting someone else cook Thanksgiving

A Hy-Vee store director says he's seen a 20 percent increase in orders over last year.

KCCI launches 3rd channel with classic dramas, hit shows

The new channel starts airing on December 1.

Police officer charged with OWI early Wednesday

A trooper says the officer was going more than 20 mph over the speed limit.

Petition calls on you to oppose new Court Avenue Hy-Vee

Some business owners want the proposed store moved to a different location.

New grocery store coming to Ingersoll area

The Business Record reports the grocery will be at Ingersoll and 31st.

Man charged for pointing a banana at deputies

According to an arrest affidavit, the deputies say they feared for their lives even though they saw that the object was yellow.

Iowan killed in fire contained to master bedroom

Authorities have now released the man's name.

Here's how appeals court ruled on UI professor's firing

Officials say he sent hundreds of unprofessional and confrontational emails to numerous colleagues.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

‘Frozen’ tops Barbie as top girls’ holiday pick


The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn't held the No. 1 spot in the annual toy survey.

in Music

One Direction makes Billboard history

FILE - This Nov. 26, 2013 file photo shows One Direction members, from left, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan on ABC's "Good Morning America"in New York. A representative for One Direction says the band’s lawyers are dealing with a video showing two band members smoking what the singers referred to as an “illegal substance.” British tabloid The Daily Mail posted a five-minute clip Tuesday, May 27, 2014, of Zayn Malik smoking and speaking with Louis Tomlinson, who is filming.

The British boy band became the only group to score four consecutive No. 1 debuts on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.