Iowa officials say about 870,000 litres of oil from Alberta spilled in Friday night derailment. 14 of 32 cars compromised; about half the spill contained so far with booms, skimmers, vacuum trucks. No one injured in the derailment, which was likely caused by floods.
Cleanup underway after train from Alberta derails in Iowa, leaking crude oil into floodwaters from rain-swollen river
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Internet Research Agency creation @USA_Really (twitter account of the fake news site by the same name) followed @Garexit prior to being banned.
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Emergency crews were called to a report of fire and explosions in an industrial park in Des Moines Wednesday afternoon. Dispatchers were called to Keck Energy at 1400 Ohio Street, where there were reports of a fire and explosions just after 1 p.m.
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Police investigating a shooting. Someone walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound around 4:15am
One person is in the hospital after being stabbed.
Police say it happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 at Cedar and 6th Street, near Smart Intermediate School. We don’t know the condition of the victim or what led up to the stabbing.
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One person is dead after a one vehicle crash in Pleasant Hill. Police were called to the 4400 block of Vandalia Rd. just before 7am. Authorities say the victim was on a motorcycle when they crashed into the fence of a local business
Authorities in southern Iowa are searching for a fisherman after his boat was found unoccupied and wedged into the riverbank, officials said. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 10:45 a.m. Saturday reporting that a fisherman was unaccounted for on the Des Moines River in Ottumwa.
Authorities say a Storm Lake man has died after the agricultural sprayer he was driving was hit by a train at a rural northwestern Iowa railroad crossing.
Police were called to the area of 15th Street and Fillmore Street in Davenport around midnight Thursday morning for reports of shots fired. There is no word so far if anyone was injured, or if any suspects were arrested.
An Iowa man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in a federal prison for posting threatening Twitter messages directed at U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst
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Council Bluffs police are investigating after officers found a deceased man near the Missouri River on the north side of Ameristar Casino. The call came in around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.