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Cleanup begins as Midwest flooding continues

(NBC News) – Parts of the Midwest are still hunkered down after days of history-making floods. Creeks and rivers are running at record-breaking levels, leaving many trapped in their homes and inundating miles and miles of cities and farmland. “It’s unbelievable… the …

Iowa police ambushed

Urbandale, Iowa (NBC News) — Iowa police have made an arrest in the shooting deaths of two officers. Scott Michael Green, a 46-year-old from Urbandale, Iowa, turned himself hours after the shootings. The shootings are being called “ambush-style” attacks. According to Des …

Man braves Iowa flood waters to save deer

Waterloo, Iowa (KWWL) — A young deer escaped certain death Saturday when an Iowa man jumped into the flooded Cedar River to pull the animal to safety. People were standing near Waterloo’s 4th Street Bridge Saturday taking pictures of the flooded Cedar …

Iowa toddler found home alone

Des Moines, Iowa (WHO) — An Iowa mother was arrested Monday after her two-year-old son was found home alone, sucking on a frozen chicken breast. Police found the toddler in the backyard wearing nothing but a full and sagging diaper, and a …

Caucus close call

Ted Cruz sailed to an unexpected victory in the Republican caucus. But for the Democrats it was early this morning – after counting all night long – before we had a winner. Early this morning, after counting all night, Hillary Clinton was …

Time to caucus!

(NBC News) The 2016 presidential race has already been a wild ride, and no one has even voted yet. Remember when… Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Midwestern roots and record of conservative reform in a blue state made him an early frontrunner to …

Three dead, 558 sick in cucumber salmonella outbreak

(NBC News) Three people have died and at least 558 have been infected in an outbreak of salmonella linked to imported cucumbers, federal officials said Tuesday. Although the company that distributed the vegetables has recalled them, more infections are being diagnosed by …