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Hi-Tech ‘Toy’ Helps Police Slow Down High-Speed Chases

Technology is helping law enforcement reduce the risk of a high-speed chase. The new tool, from Star Chase, allows officers to track a fleeing vehicle with a GPS device, rather than pursuing the suspect in a squad car. High-speed chases are not just dangerous situations for officers and suspects. Innocent bystanders and drivers are also at risk. May 12, 2011 started like any other day for architect Tom Blanck. “I was just going to meet a client with drawings and stuff, and talk about a project,” Blanck said.

11/11/2013

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2 Children Die In Crash At Iowa Train Crossing

Two children have died in a collision at a train crossing in southeast Iowa.

04/02/2013

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Solutions To A Driving Nightmare: A Stuck Accelerator

Dramatic video of a woman unable to stop her speeding car had us wondering: What do you do in the same situation?

08/28/2012

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Truck Hauling Pudding Cups Burns In Iowa

Authorities say no one was injured when a semitrailer hauling pudding cups caught on fire on Interstate 35 in central Iowa.

05/08/2012

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Minn. Man Hit, Killed On I-80 Ramp In Iowa

The Iowa State Patrol says a Minnesota man has been killed in a hit-and-run near Shelby.

07/08/2011