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Linn County Sherriff's Deputies arrived to the 1400 block of Maxson Road Friday evening, where they found the man complaining of pain after being involved in a car crash,

High temperatures peaked in the 90s for many locations earlier this afternoon. This is the 20th day this year for 90°+ in Waterloo. The beat goes on tomorrow.

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The driver was identified as Kasper John Heiken, of Wyoming, Iowa. He was transported to an area hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

HOT & MUGGY: Temperatures in the 80s & 90s with dew points into the lower and middle 70s combine to make it feel like the 90s to 100s. We will get a break from the high humidity tomorrow, but it will still be hot.

More haze from western wildfires will move in later tonight, which means the moon will likely have an orange hue to it once again. Hazy conditions stick with us through at least early next week.

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"Keep your head up, keep smiling and keep being happy": Deputy William Halverson thanked the community and his fellow first responders for the support they have shown him as he recovers from his injury.

Tomorrow won't feel like 100° thanks to lower humidity, but humidity ramps up again next week. Heat Index by Tuesday could be more than 100°. Stay safe in this heat.

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Team USA has won their first gold and silver medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games!

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says she has rejected a federal request to accept migrant children into the state, saying the need to find homes for them "is the president's problem."

BREAKING: Authorities have announced the arrest of a 17-year-old from Antioch, Illinois in connection to a deadly shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin overnight. Antioch is about 15 miles southwest of Kenosha. Click on the article for more details:

JUST IN: The Justice Department is suing Georgia over the state's voting laws, two weeks after AG Merrick Garland said the Department would scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules.

Pareen Mhatre has lived in the U.S. nearly her whole life. Her parents, both with masters degrees from the U of I, applied for a green card in 2012 and haven’t heard back. U.S. lawmakers are trying to make the residency process easier for people like her.

BREAKING: Iowa's coronavirus website has made the pandemic look less severe than it is because of a software error that artificially lowers the number of new confirmed cases.

PLEASE SHARE: North Liberty Police are looking for help finding 11-year-old Emani King Lashmit, who was last seen by himself in Penn Meadows Park in North Liberty with a bike on April 3, around 6 p.m.

Ashley Hinson, Second Lady of the United States, Karen Pence and Lieutenant Governor, Adam Gregg just arrived in Cedar Rapids to tour the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program Facility to see how they've faired during the pandemic.

Without it, people who recovered from COVID-19 and tried to purchase an individual health insurance policy could be turned down, charged higher premiums or have follow-up care excluded from coverage.

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