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TRACKING: Stray showers possible Sunday

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Similarly to Saturday, stray showers are possible this afternoon. 

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National Weather Service confirms Marshalltown hit by EF-3 tornado Video included

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that an EF-3 tornado went through Marshlltown, and EF-3 tornado went through Pella, an EF-2 tornado went through Bondurant, and two EF-1 tornadoes were near Keosauqua.

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Fire at Cedar Rapids home

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Police are investigating a fire at a home along 32nd Street in Cedar Rapids.  

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Federal safety officials investigating death at Iowa plant

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Workplace safety officials are investigating the fatal injury of a man at a manufacturing plant in north-central Iowa's Fort Dodge.

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MISSING PERSON: 20-year-old missing in Poweshiek County

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As the search continues for missing 20-year-old, Mollie Tibbetts, KWWL spoke with her mom this afternoon.

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The Latest on an active police situation at a Trader Joe's in Los Angeles

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Bystanders in the area of a Los Angeles Trader Joe's that is surrounded by police and emergency vehicles say someone fired off gunshots outside.

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Iowa work release inmate sought after not returning from job

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Iowa authorities are looking for a work-release inmate who failed to return to a Dubuque center.   

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2 people hurt in Cedar Falls stabbing

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Around 5:10 a.m. Saturday, Cedar Falls police responded to a stabbing at an apartment complex at 108 Balboa Avenue.  

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9 members of one Indiana family among 17 killed in duck boat accident

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The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri

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Governor Reynolds tours Marshalltown after signing disaster proclamation

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There's a lot of clean up left to do and now the state of Iowa is stepping in to lend a hand. 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa opens new office in Chickasaw County

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa has opened a new office to serve the needs of those in Chickasaw County, expanding their one-to-one mentoring program. 

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4 counties receive disaster proclamations from Governor Reynolds Video included

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Lee, Marshall, Polk and Van Buren counties will now receive state resources to help in their recovery efforts.

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The Latest on Missouri Duck Boat tragedy: Captain said life jackets not needed

Amateur video/photo captured before boat capsized - via AP Amateur video/photo captured before boat capsized - via AP
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Survivor Tia Coleman says the captain of the boat told passengers, "Don't worry about grabbing the life jackets -- you won't need them."

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UPDATE: Red Cross emergency shelter moving to Marshalltown YMCA Video included

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The Red Cross emergency shelter, servicing those displaced by the tornado, is moving to the Marshalltown YMCA at 108 Washington Street. 

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Vintage WWII planes training in Dubuque Video included

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Dozens of historic planes from the World War II era are on display in Dubuque this week for training.

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National Weather Service confirms two EF-1 tornadoes near Keosauqua

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that there were two EF-1 tornadoes near Keosauqua Thursday evening. 

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National Weather Service confirms Pella hit by EF-3 tornado Video included

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that the tornado that went through Pella Thursday evening was classified as an EF-3. 

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National Weather Service confirms Bondurant hit by EF-2 tornado

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that the tornado, which went through Bondurant Thursday evening, was classified as an EF-2 tornado.  

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Marshalltown post office opens doors despite tornado damage

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Despite damage to the building and destruction throughout the town, the Marshalltown Post Office remains open during its normal business hours to assist customers.

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Convoy of Hope responds to tornadoes in Iowa

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Convey of Hope has sent a team in response to several tornadoes that tore through Iowa yesterday.  

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City of Marshalltown asking for volunteers Video included

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The City of Marshalltown posted on Facebook this afternoon, asking for volunteers.  

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Marshalltown Hospital damaged by tornado Video included

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The hospital in Marshalltown was damaged by the tornado that hit on Thursday afternoon.

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Tree debris drop off available in Marshalltown Video included

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The City of Marshalltown Compost Facility will be open from morning to 8 p.m. until further notice for people to drop off tree debris after Thursday evening's storm damage. 

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Storm sinks duck boat in Missouri, killing 17 people, including children

Photo of the boat sinking. Photo of the boat sinking.

Seventeen people are dead -- including children -- after Thursday's duck boat sinking in Missouri

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  • Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

    Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-07-21 21:31:48 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:05:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Esteban Felix). Adalicia Montecinos holds her year-old son Johan, who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children, at a restaurant in Yojoa, Honduras, Friday, 20, 2018. Johan arrived in San Pedro Sula...(AP Photo/Esteban Felix). Adalicia Montecinos holds her year-old son Johan, who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children, at a restaurant in Yojoa, Honduras, Friday, 20, 2018. Johan arrived in San Pedro Sula...
    A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months.More >>
    A baby who came to embody the Trump administration's family separation policy is back with his parents in Honduras after five months.More >>
  • Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

    Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

    Saturday, July 21 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-07-22 00:03:38 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:05:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Christina Korp, Buzz Aldrin's business manager, speaks at the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for the non-profit space education...(AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Christina Korp, Buzz Aldrin's business manager, speaks at the commemoration for the upcoming anniversary of the 1969 mission to the moon and a gala for the non-profit space education...
    Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is expected to be noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon-landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor and...More >>
    Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is expected to be noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon-landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.More >>
  • 1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

    1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

    Saturday, July 21 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-07-21 23:58:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:05:07 GMT
    A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots.More >>
    A large number of police and rescue personnel were responding to a Los Angeles supermarket, amid numerous media reports of possible gunshots.More >>
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