Iowa

Iowa teen overdoses on pills he bought on Snapchat, thinking it was Oxycontin

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"It was $30, it cost him $30 for this pill, and that is the value of his life for someone pushing these pills on kids," the mother told KTVB.Read more

Dash cam captures extremely close call for Iowa trooper and driver

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Dash cam video caught a near tragedy unfolding in western Iowa as a pick-up truck careened off the interstate - right toward a trooper and another driver.Read more

Over 1,700 piglets run loose from overturned truck in Iowa

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State troopers said, in the initial investigation, the semi was traveling too fast as it entered the ramp on I-35.Read more


VERIFY: Fact-checking the 7th Democratic presidential debate

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Our VERIFY team fact-checked what the candidates said during the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses.Read more

Man asks judge's leave for sword battle with ex-wife, lawyer

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A Kansas man has asked an Iowa judge to let him engage in a sword fight with his ex-wife and her attorney so that he can “rend their souls” from their bodies.Read more

4-year-old Iowa girl loses eyesight, nearly dies from flu

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A 4-year-old may be permanently blind from catching the flu.Read more

Iowa hospital worker reads to little girl fighting for her life

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Born at 23 weeks, baby Parker has spent more than 200 days in the NICU and one employee has made a lasting impact on her family with his simple gesture of kindness.Read more

Actor Kevin Costner returns to Iowa to support Buttigieg

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“Field of Dreams” actor Kevin Costner returned to Iowa to go to bat for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.Read more

Police: Iowa woman said she ran over girl in racist attack

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A Des Moines woman was charged with attempted murder after she told police that she intentionally ran over a 14-year-old girl because she believed the teenager was...Read more


Hayden Fry, Texan who turned around Iowa, dies at 90

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Hayden Fry, the Texan who revived Iowa football and became a Hawkeye State institution over two decades as a Big Ten coach, has died.Read more

Teacher's moldy bread experiment shows importance of washing hands

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Idaho teacher Jaralee Annice Metcalf showed her students what happens to bread that's been touched with dirty hands.Read more