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Police are investigating 5-year-old's death

Police say they found thousands of dollars of illegal drugs in the apartment.

Testing underway now inside state office building

The 40-year-old building has been plagued with problems before.

Driver dies Friday in truck vs. semi crash

The crash was reported Friday morning.

New details in Wendy's shooting where 'Cops' TV worker killed

The "Cops" TV crews member was shot and killed while following police.

Des Moines hit with class-action lawsuit over bedbugs

The suit involves 55 current and former residents of an apartment complex.

Apartments sustain $80K in damage during fire

The cause remains under investigation.

Report: Ernst has huge cash advantage over Braley

Both candidates have raised millions and attracted massive outside spending during the competitive race.

After six hours, tactical unit fired tear gas into home

Police arrived at the home just after 9 p.m.

Coffee addicts buzzing over new Starbucks announcement

The company announced its going to take a shot at something new.

West mixmaster lane, ramp closures this weekend

The closures will start Friday about 8 p.m.

Halloween 2014: Beggars' night list

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

Officials waited weeks to announce new prison problem

Here's what Branstad aides said about the delay.

Vehicle slams into, bounces off fire station

The crash remains under investigation.

Crash closes Highway 30 near Ames

Look for updates on this developing story.

Investigation reveals what reported abduction really was

Two 12-year-old's ran home to report what they saw Friday morning.

Changes planned at 400 Kum & Go stores after lawsuit

The settlement impacts 400 stores in 11 states.

Soldier dad able to watch birth live using FaceTime

You have to see the surprise that followed!

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.

Walmart's new free shipping deal could set off holiday war

It's a battle to get your holiday cash and Walmart just fired the first shot.

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