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‘Whitey’ Bulger Potential Witness Poisoned With Cyanide

Stephen Rakes, a potential witness in the James ”Whitey” Bulger murder trial whose body was discarded at the side of a rural road, was poisoned by a man who laced his ice coffee with cyanide, ...

Michelle Knight Returns to Cleveland House of Horrors

Michelle Knight, the petite kidnap survivor who defiantly confronted her tormentor in court, today returned to the Cleveland house of horrors where she was held captive for 11 years. Knight, 32, showed up on ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Des Moines Police Museum has added a one-of-a-kind and controversial new exhibit to the other items that tell the history of the capitol city’s police department. A 100-pound mountain lion ...

(Radio Iowa) – A new report finds policymakers in Iowa used a “cost-benefit analysis” just five times in a recent four-year period to make budget decisions about state government operations. Gary ...

(Radio Iowa) – The latest U.S.D.A. crop report out Monday said cooler weather last week helped the corn and soybeans progress, but even with the help, the condition of the crop can very widely. Riley Lewis ...

(Radio Iowa) – The coast-to-coast fundraising marathon that passed through Iowa earlier this month is nearing the finish line and more Iowans are joining the effort. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’ll ...

(Radio Iowa) – The top Democrat in the Iowa legislature has ruled out running for governor in 2014. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs said this morning he thought “long and hard” ...

Dad Dies After Drinking Poison in Assisted Living

George McAfee, a former running back for the Chicago Bears who developed dementia in his twilight years, died an excruciating and humiliating death in 2009 while in the care of an Atlanta assisted-living facility. ...

Doc Pleads Not Guilty in Wife’s Cyanide Death

A University of Pittsburgh medical researcher who allegedly poisoned his neurologist wife by lacing an energy drink with cyanide pleaded not guilty Tuesday to criminal homicide. Dr. Robert Ferrante, 64, was ...

Anthony Weiner Dodges Question About Whether He’s Still Sexting

In an interview unlikely to lay to rest concerns that his online titillations are behind him, Anthony Weiner evaded a question about whether he is still sexting women in an interview with the New York Daily News ...