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Woman charged in deadly hit-and-run: ‘I am truly sorry’

The woman charged in a deadly hit-and-run over the weekend is speaking out, saying she’s sorry she left the scene.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:39:14 GMT

Firefighters brought kittens back to life after fire

West Des Moines firefighters and medics successfully revived four cats Monday after rescuing the pets from a house fire.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:39:08 GMT

Man faces charges after racing wife to the hospital

A man who refused to pull over for police while driving his wife to the hospital is now facing charges for speeding and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:38:44 GMT

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The man -- often described as the "sultan of suave" -- not only dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy, but ...

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:38:22 GMT

Branstad going for sixth term to lead a state he loves

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has never lost an election, and he plans on winning his sixth term next month in the race against Sen. Jack Hatch.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:38:21 GMT

Police investigate allegations made against school employee

Des Moines police began an investigation Friday into allegations made against a Des Moines Public Schools employee.

Published: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:46:41 GMT

12-year-old's memory lives on in El Salvador

One family is building a long-lasting tribute to a 12-year-old who was taken way too soon.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:52:52 GMT

School board member: 'Game should have been played'

East High School forfeited its football game Friday night after threats of gun violence spread across social media.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:49:51 GMT

Iowa toy collector features world-class toys

A man in Woodward is quite the collector.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:12:12 GMT

Residents at ease after juvenile suspect arrested

With a stabbing suspect in custody, Fort Dodge residents say they're feeling safer.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:35:39 GMT

Reports disclose gubernatorial candidates' finances

There are just 15 days until Nov. 4 elections, so how much money do the Branstad and Hatch campaigns have?

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:30:59 GMT

Iowa teen's death still unsolved 2 years later

Police say some knowledge about the crime have been "relatively uncooperative."

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:42:54 GMT

3 Iowa companies receive USDA research grants

Three Iowa companies have received U.S. Department of Agriculture grants for research projects officials hope will lead to new technologies that advance agriculture.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:24:27 GMT

Teen charged with attempted murder in trail stabbing

Police said the 15-year-old charged in Saturday's stabbing was involved in an identical incident in August.

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:15:51 GMT

University responds to racist comments on Yik Yak

The university urged those posting the comments to "understand the impact of your actions and stop."

Published: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:12:43 GMT