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Following gunfire, people say Ped Mall still feels safe

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The Pedestrian Mall is a popular place for kids to play in Iowa City. If they get too hot on the playground, they can head over to the fountain. Yet, the area was a crime scene early Sunday morning when someone shot a gun in the air. More>>

Spirit of Dubuque crew helps save capsized boat passengers

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Quick thinking by a group of people on the Mississippi River Saturday may have helped save the lives of six people. More>>

Former Iowa inmate convicted in killing dies

A former Iowa inmate who was sentenced to life in prison has died less than a year being granted compassionate release because she was dying. More>>

Shots fired at Cedar Rapids gentlemen's club

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Police in Cedar Rapids are investigating a report of shots fired from early Sunday morning. More>>

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

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Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the... More>>

RAGBRAI is not just about bikes

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RAGBRAI official came to a close Saturday with the tradition of dipping the tires in the Mississippi River in Guttenberg. More>>

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Shots fired at Iowa City pedestrian mall

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According to police, gunshots were heard in Iowa City early this morning. More>>

UPDATE: Name released of motorcycle crash victim

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A 36-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Palo, just northwest of Cedar Rapids, Saturday morning. More>>

Advocates hope for broader medical marijuana law

A narrowly focused medical marijuana law just took effect in Iowa, but advocates are already hoping they can expand access to the drug for the chronically ill. More>>

Plane makes emergency landing in Black Hawk County

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A plane made an emergency landing in Black Hawk county Saturday evening after experiencing engine trouble. More>>

Volunteers clean up wallets, cans and more after RAGBRAI party in Independence Video included

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RAGBRAI riders left their mark in Independence after Friday's overnight stop. More>>

Accepting food stamps to cost some Iowa retailers

The Iowa Department of Human Services is warning that some Iowa businesses will have to pay for equipment and supplies, or pay transaction fees, to accept food stamp payments. More>>

Julien Dubuque Bridge opens ahead of schedule

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The Julien Dubuque Bridge, which connects Dubuque to East Dubuque, Illinois, reopened Saturday at 4 p.m. That's more than four and a half days ahead of schedule, according to the Iowa DOT.
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Spike in heroin deaths alarms Iowa authorities

Authorities in eastern Iowa's Johnson County are reporting a dramatic increase in the number of heroin overdose deaths. More>>

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  • Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

    Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

    Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1.More >>
    Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1.More >>
  • Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

    Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

    Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 08:36:18 GMT
    A Waterloo boxer says he is putting up 100 percent of his own money to promote a big night of professional boxing Saturday night August 2nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers' Convention Center. Brandon Marks is promoting an 11 fight card featuring unbeaten Greg Sykes, Mike Plazola and national golden glove competitor Kevin Cruz in his first professional fight among others.Marks said, "Because I put the card together it's going to be the best you have ever seen in the Cedar Valley-- It's going to...More >>
    A Waterloo boxer says he is putting up 100 percent of his own money to promote a big night of professional boxing Saturday night August 2nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers' Convention Center. Brandon Marks is promoting an 11 fight card featuring unbeaten Greg Sykes, Mike Plazola and national golden glove competitor Kevin Cruz in his first professional fight among others.Marks said, "Because I put the card together it's going to be the best you have ever seen in the Cedar Valley-- It's going to...More >>
  • Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

    Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

    The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.More >>
    The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.More >>
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    You've seen the commercials for a certain As Seen on TV product. But you're wondering, Does It Really Work? KWWL tests out the most popular products to find out.More >>
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    Newsmakers, politicians and community leaders sit down with Ron Steele for The Steele Report, every Sunday at 10 a.m. on KWWL. Find previous episodes here.More >>
    Newsmakers, politicians and community leaders sit down with Ron Steele for The Steele Report, every Sunday at 10 a.m. on KWWL. Find previous episodes here.
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