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What Justice Scalia's death means moving forward

 Law experts say Justice Scalia’s legacy is undeniable. 

UPDATE: Fatal officer-involved shooting at Urbandale hotel

One man is dead after early morning scuffle.

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79.

Blue cheese recalled due to food safety concerns

Maytag Dairy Farms has issued a voluntary recall of blue cheese due to food safety concerns.

Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes

Six former students recently told The Associated Press about abuse they say they suffered while attending Midwest Academy in Keokuk. 

21 signs you’re a true Iowan

Here are 21 signs you might be a true Iowan... 

5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in northwest Oklahoma. 

Police arrest man who fired gunshots outside barbershop

The man was taken into custody shortly after the incident. 

Flower shop owner memorializes with more than just flowers

One Des Moines flower shop takes pride in much more than holiday arrangements. 

Hawkeye athletic dept. faces federal civil rights investigation

Investigators will visit Iowa in April.

Attendees say Clinton's highly paid speeches friendly, light

Attendees describe Hillary Clinton’s highly paid speeches "light" and "friendly."  

Blowing snow, wind chill to cause main concern this weekend

Chances of snow into Sunday morning will be near 100 percent.  

Fourth-graders raise money for district's first therapy dog

Fourth-graders at Clive Learning Academy say they are going to like having a new classmate around. 

Iowa winter wrecks automobiles, helps mechanics

Four snowfalls in two weeks meant a steady stream of bent fenders, broken bumpers and dented doors. 

Clive prepping new flood response plan, public meeting planned

The changes come after flooding last summer.

Should Iowa cut its public intox laws? Some attorneys say yes

Should being drunk in public be considered a crime?

Vehicles going in ditches after hitting blowing snow ice patches

Roads in many areas remain partially snow covered right now.

Woman killed in crash that left vehicle wedged between 2 trees

A child was flown by air ambulance to a metro hospital.

Weekend snowstorm updated timing and totals, Arctic air punch

That Arctic air will punch into Iowa today...

Here's what happened to rare orange lobster found in Iowa

Hy-Vee provides an update on the lobster.

Recent Headlines

16 hours ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79


Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

2 days ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

2 days ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule


Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

2 days ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas


With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.