During the commute Thursday morning, a driver died in a crash on the Highway 65/6 bypass around the metro.
It's spring cleaning season. While it's great to clean, get rid of unnecessary items and de-clutter your home, it's also a great time to check that your safety plans are in place and that your equipment is in working order.
Another tragedy has happened across the world. A ferry carrying 459 people - of mostly high school students - sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite hours-long rescue. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
Tuesday, a Texas A&M professor, Guan Zhu managed to capture video of a cement truck as it ran a red light and veered across traffic. The truck turned over to one side and came careening in Zhu's direction. The video stops right before the cement truck hits Zhu's vehicle.
Dyson and Wal-Mart are both making big product recalls this month.
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 the building. The 115-year-old building was a historic landmark for many Iowans and is said to not be salvageable.
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 about 30 people.
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 spring weather.
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 accident scenes.
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 leveled two five-story apartment buildings, killing 7 people and injuring at least 63 people. Nine more people remain missing.