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March 31, 2014

Historic Downtown Des Moines Building Burns Down

Early Saturday morning, the historic Younkers building in downtown Des Moines erupted into a fiery blaze for more than 4.5 hours, damaging the entire structure of […]
March 27, 2014

Train Derailment in Chicago

Early Monday morning, a train jumped the barrier at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The Blue Line train slammed into the platform and the escalators, injuring […]
March 27, 2014

Plan for Severe Weather

Finally it seems as though winter is behind us and spring is on its way. In Iowa, this means we may get our share of severe […]
March 21, 2014

Trooper Escapes Near Disaster with Minor Injuries

This near disaster, caught on film by a Johnson County Sheriff’s squad car camera, is a reminder on why drivers need to slow down when approaching […]
March 14, 2014

Natural Gas Explosion Causes Collapse

A terrible tragedy this week in New York. Two East Harlem apartment buildings collapsed after a large explosion this past Wednesday. The massive explosion and fire […]
March 13, 2014

Stay Safe this St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is known for many things — shamrocks, leprechauns, that pot of gold — but it also carries an unfortunate reputation for being one […]
March 10, 2014

Senior Drivers See Decrease in Accidents

According to a study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, older drivers today are less likely to be involved in car crashes than their previous […]
March 7, 2014

Family of Three Killed in Auto Accident

A family of three was killed in a collision between a car and pickup in southern Iowa Wednesday in Decatur County. Iowa State Troopers say the car was […]
February 27, 2014

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Kills One and Sends 27 to Hospital in Long Island

On Sunday in Long Island, New York, carbon monoxide caused the death of a restaurant manager, and 27 people, including first responders, were treated due to […]
February 20, 2014

Graco Carseat Recall

Graco has recalled nearly 3.8 million car safety seats due a buckling issue. The recall covers 11 of its 18 models made from 2009 through 2013 by Graco. […]
February 19, 2014

Seven Deadliest Distractions While Driving

Distracted driving comes in many shapes and forms. Whether it is texting while driving, changing the radio station, disciplining children in the back seat or daydreaming, […]
February 14, 2014

Iowa Supreme Court Upholds Sudden Emergency Defense

A lengthy, ongoing court case ended last Friday in the Iowa Supreme Court after nearly eight and a half years. The case began in Blackhawk County […]