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TRACKING: Scattered Storms Tonight

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Heavy rain is likely with the storms. Rainfall rates could be as high as 3" per hour. 

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Rescues Underway due to Flash Flooding

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One rescue is south of Cedar Creek near Country Rd. and others on Miners Creek Rd.  

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Emergency shelter for those without power in Sumner

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An EMERGENCY SHELTER has been opened at the Chapel at the Hillcrest Home for displaced residents. Please use the Chapel entrance.

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Deputies investigating armed robbery in Raymond

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Black Hawk County Deputies are investigating an armed robbery in Raymond.

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Community rallies around baby Knox Video included

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The community coming out in droves to show their unwavering support for a local family who lost their young son.

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UPDATE: Truck pulled from Wapsipinicon River, driver still missing Video included

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HWY 20 westbound, between Winthrop and Independence, is closed while crews recover truck from river. 

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2017 Waterloo Open First Round Video included

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The 84th annual Waterloo Open is underway in three locations throughout the Cedar Valley.  A hot first round for the pros at Irv Warren. Fourteen golfers shot 65 or better led by Barrett Kelpin with an 11 under 61 to lead by two shots.

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Man accused of destroying property at eastern Iowa building

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An eastern Iowa man has been accused of destroying property at a University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics building. 

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Drone video of Sumner flash flooding

Drone video of Sumner flash flooding

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Drone video of Friday's flash flooding in Sumner.

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Heavy rains pummel Sumner Video included

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Heavy rains have been hitting the town of Sumner since Friday morning, making it difficult for people to keep up with the flash flooding. 

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Waukon man pinned under barn during Wednesday's storm Video included

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The Waukon fire chief says Deal was able to 911 from the spot where he was pinned, but lost connection. His son ended up calling a few minutes later.

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Minneapolis chief resigns after deadly shooting

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The Minneapolis police chief has resigned following the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a police officer.  

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UPDATE: Man dies after tractor rolls while cleaning up storm damage Video included

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According to the Clayton County Sheriff, a tractor ran over a man this morning in rural McGregor. 

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2700 people without power in Linn County

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Alliant Energy tweeted saying they are working as safely as they can to get the power back on. 

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Sheriff: 3 injuries in McGregor

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At least three people have been reported injured in the McGregor area following this week's EF-1 tornado.

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Motorcyclist thrown from bike in Grundy County crash

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A motorcyclist is thrown from his bike after a crash on the highway.  

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Farming may improve the mental health of war veterans

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Five foreign veterans participated in a farming program that teaches landscaping and agricultural skills.

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Some KWWL Newscasts on CW 7.2 this weekend

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Here is the schedule for this weekend. 

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Body pulled from river identified as missing 19-year-old

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The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says they've identified a body pulled from the Mississippi River on July 9th. 

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Iowa officials consider upgrading Mississippi River island

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Officials in a city in eastern Iowa are considering an ambitious plan for a city-owned island in the Mississippi River that includes an elevated boardwalk, tower and amphitheater.

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Iowa County man pleads not guilty in slaying of 2-year-old

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The charge: first-degree murder. A criminal complaint says Stevenson struck the daughter of his live-in girlfriend three or four times in the abdomen on June 30 at a Williamsburg apartment.

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Two years after Cecil the lion's death, son Xanda killed by game hunter

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The killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist in Africa back in 2015 brought about an international outcry. Now, his son named "Xanda" has been killed in the same area.  

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More than 350 without power in Waterloo

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According to MidAmerican Energy, 376 people are without power in Waterloo. 

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Calmar man accused of breaking into house, assaulting woman

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The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office says William Mack is facing charges of Felony Burglary and Domestic Abuse Assault 2nd Offense.

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Scaramucci under consideration for top White House job

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Scaramucci is a frequent defender of the president on television and was a fixture at Trump Tower during Trump's transition.

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Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

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Sean Spicer has resigned from President Donald Trump's administration this morning.

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Acting Lt. Gov touring storm damage in McGregor

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Adam Gregg was given a full tour of the town, including stopping to look at the two buildings that sustained the worst damage from the tornado.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Light-up fidget spinners catching fire

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A popular toy is drawing concern after reports of fires.

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Tropickles: the new fruit punch pickle at Walmart

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A new type of backyard BBQ favorite is set to hit shelves this month.

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Iowa DNR rescues raccoon from peanut butter jar

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The Iowa DNR posted on Twitter one of their officers helped out a raccoon.  

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Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

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Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network. 

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Power restored, certain trails open at Effigy Mounds National Monument

Many trails at Effigy Mounds National Monument remain closed after sustaining heavy storm damage. (Courtesy: Effigy Mounds National Monument) Many trails at Effigy Mounds National Monument remain closed after sustaining heavy storm damage. (Courtesy: Effigy Mounds National Monument)
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Power has been restored, and certain trails are reopened at Effigy Mounds National Monument after storms Wednesday night left the park heavily damaged. 

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Man to display 820-pound hog shot in yard

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"Cruiser had this huge hog confused with all of the barking and movement.  It was not a good situation."

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A look at plans for new rides and more at Disney parks

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Disney is modernizing its amusement parks with the help of blockbuster movie franchises.

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"Make room for others," Iowa DOT's message to Waterloo drivers Video included

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The Iowa DOT reached out to KWWL, after noticing a problem along the construction zone on U.S. 63 in Waterloo. 

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10 Things to Know for Today

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 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Mother charged in 1-year-old's hot car death

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A South Carolina woman has been charged after authorities ruled her 1-year-old son died from being left in a hot car.

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Late 'Batman' actor Adam West honored at Comic-Con

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There are typically a lot of Batmen at Comic-Con, but only one was the subject of a star-filled tribute.

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Groups plan to train volunteers to film police interactions

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Civil rights groups are planning to train volunteers around the country on the best ways to use cell phones to record law enforcement.

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Restore McGregor Tornado Relief Fund established Video included

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A fund to help the town of McGregor, hit hard by an EF-1 tornado Wednesday night, has been established by the Clayton County Foundation for the Future. 

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