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 2021-04-21 22:54 

The Des Moines Register

Will the Iowa Legislature reach a deal to overhaul the bottle bill this year?...

Groups have been trying to overhaul the decades-old law for years, with no success. Lawmakers say they're closer than ever, but questions remain....

 2021-04-21 22:45 

The Des Moines Register

Michael Lang, suspect in Grundy Center killing of Sgt. Jim Smith, in jail with two new charges...

The Iowa Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that Michael Lang faces two new charges, in addition to first-degree murder....

 2021-04-21 22:41 

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines woman who intentionally hit Black, Latino children with her car pleads guilty to federal hate crimes...

Nicole Franklin, who was charged with intentionally hitting children with her SUV in 2019, pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes Wednesday....

 2021-04-21 22:27 

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[ Davenport ]

Ending qualified immunity a sticking point for GOP on police reform...

Following the guilty verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd, Floyd...

 2021-04-21 22:20 

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[ Davenport ]

US House passes No Ban Act to prevent future travel bans...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Wednesday, Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and other Democrats pushed to prevent future bans on Muslims entering the country. "We must pass the no ban act to ensure that this authority is never abused again," Nadl...

 2021-04-21 22:17 

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[ Davenport ]

Man fatally shot 7-year-old niece while making music video, police say...

A 30-year-old North Carolina man faces a murder charge after police say he fired a gun while making a music video and killed his 7-year-old niece....

 2021-04-21 22:17 

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[ Davenport ]

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot Black man while serving warrant...

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina deputy shot and killed a Black man while executing a search warrant Wednesday, authorities said, spurring an outcry from a crowd of dozens that immediately gathered at the scene and demanded law enforceme...

 2021-04-21 22:17 

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[ Davenport ]

Iowa College Vaccination Clinics Continue With Two Dose Options...

IOWA CITY, IOWA — Thousands of University of Iowa students got their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. Its a part of a plan to vaccinate as many students as possible before they head home at the end of the semester. Iowa public health ...

 2021-04-21 22:16 

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[ Davenport ]

Des Moines Police Officer Reportedly Assaulted Tuesday Night...

DES MOINES, IOWA — A Des Moines Police officer was reportedly assaulted overnight following a traffic stop. Authorities say the officer stopped Mafiano Brown for a traffic violation. Brown reportedly fled from the stop on foot. The officer chased af...

 2021-04-21 22:04 

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[ Davenport ]

'Today we did it': Biden celebrates 200-million-doses of COVID-19 vaccine in his first 100 days...

President Biden said Wednesday his goal to return to normalcy by the 4th of July is still on track but only if Americans keep up with vaccinations and other protective actions....

 2021-04-21 21:51 

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[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Johnson Co. organizations form coalition to get aid for immigrants, healthcare workers...

Several Iowa organizations like the League of United Latin American Citizens and SEIU are asking Johnson County municipalities to allocate federal dollars to undocumented immigrants, health care workers and more. The federal is government is allocating $3...

 2021-04-21 21:48 

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[ Davenport ]

Celebrate spring with Earth Day themed events in Rock Island...

Spring is a time to grow, clean up, and get rid of things. And that's exactly what's happening in the City of Rock Island. Dan Gleason from the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department joined Local 4 News at 4 via Zoom to tell us about three sp...

 2021-04-21 21:28 

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[ Davenport ]

Highest volume of travelers pass through Quad Cities Airport since last March...

The Quad Cities International Airport had the highest volume of passengers pass through its gates in March 2021 since March 2020. Airport travel was assisted by airlines restoring routes and additional spring break service to add about 12,000 passengers f...

 2021-04-21 21:24 

The Des Moines Register

'The system worked': Gov. Kim Reynolds reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdicts...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was asked about the Derek Chauvin verdict during her weekly press conference on Wednesday, April 21, 2021....

 2021-04-21 21:24 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds: Jury's verdict on Derek Chauvin 'shows that our legal system worked'...

Jurors on Tuesday found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter....

 2021-04-21 21:10 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Second inmate in deadly Anamosa prison attack pleads not guilty...

The second suspecthas pleaded not guilty in the deadly Anamosa prison attack that left two people dead. Thomas Woodard entered the written not guilty plea on Tuesday. Woodard and Dutcher are both facing two charges of murder, one charge of attempted murde...

 2021-04-21 21:05 

The Des Moines Register

Top high school times, marks entering the 2021 Drake Relays...

Here's a look at the top three times and marks for high school athletes entering the 2021 Drake Relays....

 2021-04-21 20:51 

The Des Moines Register

Police release the identity of a man whose body was found in lagoon near Des Moines River...

Detectives have not found evidence of criminal activity in the death investigation, according to the Des Moines Police Department....

 2021-04-21 20:40 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Kum & Go sliding into the shoe game with 'Ampersand1'...

If you're looking for a way to stand out and up your shoe game, look no further than the Des Moines-based Kum & Go gas station chain. Their latest marketing drop, a white high-top limited-edition sneaker called 'Ampersand1,'; is expected to be ...

 2021-04-21 20:31 

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[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Gov. Reynolds, Iowa DOC denounce call for federal investigation into Anamosa prison attack...

Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Corrections are responding to a call for a federal investigation into the deadly attacks at the Anamosa State Penitentiary last month - and into a rise in violence across all prisons in Iowa. The request co...

 2021-04-21 20:08 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Man accused of killing Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith booked in jail...

Michael Lang, the 41-year-old man accused of shooting and killing Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith has been booked into jail. Lang was released from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Wednesday, April 21 and transported to Grundy County Sheriff&...

 2021-04-21 19:57 

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[ Davenport ]

Fake drug sale, chase, then wreck leads to over four-year prison sentence for firearm charge...

Phillip Darnell Hicks, 38, of the Quad Cities area, was sentenced by United State District Court Judge to 51 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm. Hicks was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release after his prison term and...

 2021-04-21 19:56 

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[ Davenport ]

Man sentenced to federal prison on drug and firearm charges...

A Clinton man was sentenced Tuesday to 17 1/2 years in federal prison on drug, Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal announced Wednesday. United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Johnathon Lawrence Rose, 33, of Clinton, t...

 2021-04-21 19:56 

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[ Davenport ]

Police take several people into custody near Longview Park on Wednesday afternoon...

Neighbors gathered while a heavy police presence was in the 1300 block of 14 1/2 Street, Rock Island, shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Several people were taken into custody. Officers, including Rock Island Police and Rock Island County Sheriff's D...

 2021-04-21 19:42 

The Des Moines Register

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne pushes to include ethanol measures in $2 trillion infrastructure deal...

"We've got to actively show America that Democrats are the party that cares about rural America," Axne said....

 2021-04-21 19:19 

The Des Moines Register

Second man accused in Anamosa prison attack pleads not guilty...

Michael Dutcher, also accused in attack that left prison workers dead, previously pleaded not guilty. Neither defendant waived right to speedy trial....

 2021-04-21 19:15 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

HACAP hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Hiawatha...

HACAP's Family & Community Health Alliance, partnered with Linn County Public Health, is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday, April 24. It will be open to community members who have not received a vaccine yet and locatedat 1515 Hawkeye Drive. H...

 2021-04-21 19:03 

The Des Moines Register

The Slaughterhouse, Des Moines' haunted attraction, opens a horror-themed escape room complete with live actors...

Halloween may be over, but the scares and thrills are never-ending at The Slaughterhouse with a new escape room in which guests must save a victim....

 2021-04-21 18:54 

The Des Moines Register

New Slaughterhouse escape room in downtown Des Moines...

New Slaughterhouse escape room in downtown Des Moines...

 2021-04-21 18:46 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Palisades-Kepler State Park to open Friday, months after derecho hit...

Palisades-Kepler State Park is set to reopen Friday, April 23, several months after the August derecho forced the park to close its doors. It was one of several state parks closed due to extensive derecho damage. Nearly a month after the storm, the Iowa D...

 2021-04-21 18:45 

The Des Moines Register

Kum & Go breaks into the shoe game with first pair of limited-edition sneakers...

The Kum & Go shoes are made alongside Garrixon, a Philadelphia-based shoe company known for collaborating with popular brands making exclusive merch....

 2021-04-21 18:43 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

University of Iowa holds Covid vaccination event...

Students at the University of Iowa had the chance to take part in a mass vaccination event at the Iowa Memorial Union. The doses administered were the Pfizer vaccine. Organizers say this is a great way to help keep the student population healthy. Paul Nat...

 2021-04-21 18:29 

The Des Moines Register

'What are you waiting for?': Gov. Kim Reynolds urges Iowans to get COVID vaccination...

During a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Kim Reynolds implored Iowan's to sign up and receive a vaccine. 2 million Iowans have received at least one shot, she said....

 2021-04-21 18:07 

The Des Moines Register

The Lyrid meteor shower will light up the Iowa sky and peak early Thursday morning. Here's how to watch the shooting stars....

The first major meteor shower since January is coming over the next few nights, with the peak being during the predawn hours of Thursday, April 22....

 2021-04-21 18:00 

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[ Davenport ]

Rock Island Downtown Cleanup set for Saturday morning...

The annual Rock Island Downtown Cleanup will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday starts at the Centennial Bridge Visitors Cente, 201 15th St., Rock Island, at the foot of the Centennial Bridge. The cleanup will last until noon, a news release says. Volunteers wil...

 2021-04-21 17:30 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Reynolds: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy becoming "a real factor" in Iowa and across country...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said on Wednesday, COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is becoming a real factor across the country and here in Iowa. Reynolds said since news of the Johnson and Johnson pause, some Iowans are reconsidering whether to get vaccinated. The...

 2021-04-21 17:28 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cornell College to undergo a nearly $3.6 million renovation to one building...

Cornell College's building, College Hall, is getting a $3. 6 million renovation. Renovations started in late March of 2021. The new name will be McLennan College Hall, thanks to the gifts from Robert McLennan '65 and Rebecca Martin McLennan '6...

 2021-04-21 17:27 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cedar Rapids man sentenced to prison for bank fraud...

A Cedar Rapids man is sentenced to nearly six years in prison after he is found guilty of bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, wire fraud, and misapplication by a bank officer. According to the U. S. Attorney's Office - Southern District of Iowa, Ch...

 2021-04-21 17:08 

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[ Davenport ]

COVID-19 vaccinations available in Clinton County...

Clinton County Emergency Management says they still have openings for its Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday in Clinton. The clinic is being held at the Clinton County Administration Building, located at 1900 North 3rd Street in Clinton, from 1 p...

 2021-04-21 17:08 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

CRPD arrests two for stolen handgun and vehicles...

The Cedar Rapids Police Department have arrested two men accused of stealing a handgun and two vehicles. CRPD says on Tuesday, April 20 at 7:21 a. m. , an officer took a report of a stolen2019 Chevrolet Silverado from the 400 block of Hawkeye Downs Road S...

 2021-04-21 17:04 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during her weekly COVID-19 news conference...

Gov. Kim Reynolds says half of all Iowan's have now received at least one dose of a vaccine during a press conference at Iowa PBS Wednesday, April 21, 2021....

 2021-04-21 17:00 

The Des Moines Register

Here are the best patios in the Des Moines metro for outdoor dining and drinking...

From the best beer garden to the city's best views, here's our unofficial guide to patios around the Des Moines metro....

 2021-04-21 16:52 

The Des Moines Register

Dallas County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 24% people fully vaccinated...

Here's a look at the number of Dallas County residents that have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of April 18....

 2021-04-21 16:50 

The Des Moines Register

Polk County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 25% people fully vaccinated...

Here's a look at the number of Polk County residents that have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of April 21....

 2021-04-21 16:50 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa State's George Conditt will help Puerto Rico's 2021 Summer Olympics qualifying effort...

Iowa State center George Conditt will help Puerto Rico's effort to qualify for the 2021 Summer Olympics basketball competition....

 2021-04-21 16:40 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Rollover accident in Fayette County leads to arrests...

Two people were arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia following a rollover accident Tuesday night just outside of Sumner in Fayette County. The incident occurred around 8:30 p. m. Tuesday night. Fayette County sheriff deputies arrived on the scene...

 2021-04-21 16:30 

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[ Davenport ]

Vera French Community Mental Health Center | Same Day Access...

According to recent research, 77% of people seeking professional help for a mental illness will choose their provider based on the ability to get in right away. Vera French Community Mental Health Center offers same-day access for folks seeking care. If y...

 2021-04-21 16:29 

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[ Davenport ]

Hy-Vee Dietician | 4 Ingredient Recipes...

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, getting groceries and cooking can feel like another chore to add to your growing to-do list. One way to simplify your shopping list and solve the weeknight dinner dilemma is by opting for easy, 4-ingredient recipe...

 2021-04-21 16:29 

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[ Davenport ]

Hy-Vee Dietician | 4 Ingredient Recipes...

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, getting groceries and cooking can feel like another chore to add to your growing to-do list. One way to simplify your shopping list and solve the weeknight dinner dilemma is by opting for easy, 4-ingredient recipe...

 2021-04-21 16:27 

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[ Davenport ]

Pet of the Week | Quad City Animal Welfare Center...

Meet Claritin the cat! Claritin is 3 years old. She is full of curiosity! She is good with other cats, and she...

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