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NEW DETAILS: Iowa DCI identifies man killed in officer-involved shooting along Hwy 218 Video included

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One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Bremer County Wednesday night. 

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The Latest: Government shutting down amid partisan standoff

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The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending.

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Hollywood shines light on local family's story Video included

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Small town Iowa is lit up in lights for the world premiere of a Hollywood movie, filmed in eastern Iowa and based on the true story of one local family.

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US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other Video included

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A bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. More>>

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys

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Facebook is announcing its second major tweak to its algorithm this month, saying it will prioritize news based on users' votes. More>>

TRACKING: Rain and snow for Sunday/Monday

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Warm air continues through the weekend. Rain begins Sunday and changes to snow Monday.

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Women will march again with aim to become a political force

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Activists are returning to the streets a year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump. More>>

Breaking: Parole for Manson follower from Waterloo blocked by California governor

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Friday night, Governor Jerry Brown said Van Houten still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago at age 83.

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UNI Women's Basketball fall to Drake

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UNI Women's Basketball fall to Drake

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Legacy of Chris Street still strong 25 years later Video included

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25 years ago today, the state of Iowa was stunned to hear about the sudden death of Hawkeye star, Chris Street.

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Family says Tom Petty died of accidental overdose

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Tom Petty's death is being attributed to an accidental overdose, says the Petty family.  

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UI Dance Marathon gifts children hospital $2 million

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An University of Iowa student-run organization, known for its work to help pediatric patients, has made another big financial commitment.

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Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

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An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year.

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Iowa City Zombie Burger to close

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Zombie Burger will be closing its Iowa City location on Saturday, February 3, according to the location's Facebook page.

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Eastern Iowa claims the "ugliest" building in the state

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A new list online sets out to name the ugliest buildings in all 50 states and Iowa's entry hits close to home.

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Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

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Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.   

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Buchanan County working to raise $50,000 for AED Video included

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EMS crews say the  response time is approximately 8 minutes for a paid service, for volunteer ambulance services it take around 15 minutes to respond.

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No verdict reached yet in Fontae Buelow trial Video included

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During the first day of deliberations, the jury of a murder trial did not reach a verdict. 

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Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa awards over $400k in grants

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The CFNEIA held its Fall 2017 grant cycle awards ceremony Friday, awarding $413,882 to 33 non-profit and government entity projects in Black Hawk County.

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Iowa mom of 7 pleads not guilty in squalor case

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A trial has been scheduled for a Dubuque woman accused of letting her seven children live amid what police say was garbage, rotted food and feces on their home's floor.    

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Iowa Basketball player remembered, 25 years after death

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Friday marks 25 years since Hawkeye Basketball player Chris Street was killed.

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Iowa legislature's Chip Baltimore arrested on OWI, weapons charges

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Francis "Chip" Baltimore,51, is facing charges of OWI first offense and possession of a firearm while under the influence. 

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2 dogs save 80-year-old woman from freezing outside

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 A pair of labradoodles has saved an elderly Michigan woman from freezing to death outside. 

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After 911 prank, boy vows to call only in an 'emerginsy'

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A Massachusetts police department has received a handwritten apology for a series of prank 911 calls from a young boy who promised not to call again except in an "emerginsy."   

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President Trump scraps Florida plans today with possible govt. shutdown

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The deadline for Congress to come up with a budget compromise is midnight tonight.

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Cops: Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test

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Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test.   

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Friday morning fire at John Deere Engine Works in Waterloo

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Friday morning fire at John Deere Engine Works in Waterloo.

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Iowa woman accused of having sex with teen boy staying at Omaha shelter

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Authorities say a woman who worked for the Child Saving Institute in Omaha has been accused of having sex with a teenage boy who was staying at the institute's shelter.

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Feds say man accused in Bosnian killings lied to be refugee

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Federal authorities say a man suspected of killing three people while fighting in Bosnia's war lied to get into the U.S. as a refugee and has been quietly operating a trucking company in Iowa. 

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Jason Aldean coming to Des Moines

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Country star Jason Aldean is coming to Des Moines this spring. 

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Inmate attacks officer at Iowa State Penitentiary

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The incident happened Thursday afternoon in Fort Madison.
 

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'How dare you': Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor Video included

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U.S. Olympian McKayla Maroney says being sexually assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts scarred her mind in ways that may never heal. More>>

Cedar Falls 14-year-old girl gets perfect ACT score Video included

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Getting a perfect score on the ACT is not easy, but an eastern Iowa 14-year-old recently did that. For the ACT, students have to prepare for four or five different subjects. 

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National popcorn day

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Today is the day to indulge in lots of popcorn, it's National Popcorn Day.

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"We make it out no matter what." Dubuque area group keeps bicycling all year round, despite frigid temps. Video included

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While cold temperatures and even colder wind chills drive most of us inside, there's one group heading out to face it head on. 

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Unity Point-Allen Hospital in Waterloo wins key accreditation

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Allen Hospital wins key chest pain accreditation.

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