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James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Was a ‘Hands on Killer,’ Prosecutor Tells Jury

Arthur “Bucky” Barrett was a small-time jewel thief in 1983 when he was lured to a meeting with alleged Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, chained to a chair and tortured for hours, a ...

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Imprisoning Three Women for a Decade

Ariel Castro, the Ohio man accused of keeping three kidnapped women captive in his home for a decade, pleaded not guilty today to 329 counts of rape, torture and murder. A bearded Castro remained silent during his ...

(Radio Iowa) – The latest U.S.D.A. crop report shows a statewide average of less than two suitable days for field work last week due to wet conditions. Corn planting advanced only four percent to 92-percent ...

(Radio Iowa) – More than a quarter of the Iowa business owners who took part in a new survey plan to boost employment between the months of July and September. The third quarter Manpower Employment Outlook ...

A report by Connect Iowa shows broadband access for the state has increased by six-percent in six months beginning in October of last year. Connect Iowa Program Manager, Amy Kuhlers, says 93.7-percent of the state ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad has turned down applications from seven Iowa inmates to commute their prison sentences — including three who are serving life. The governor turned down the request to ...

(Radio Iowa) – The U.S. Senate passed a five-year, 500-billion dollar farm bill last night and forwarded the legislation on to the House. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the wide-ranging bill is “a step in ...

(Radio Iowa) – After nearly four-and-a-half months in the role, the chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party is stepping down and is expected to step forward soon as a candidate for higher office. Tyler Olson ...

Wedding Ring Lost in Chicago, Found in Arkansas

A wedding ring lost in Chicago turned up 600 miles away in Arkansas. Steve Anderson, 63, of North Little Rock, Ark., was unloading packages in the warehouse of Applied Industrial Technologies when he noticed ...

Princeton University Evacuated for Bomb Threat, Suspicious Package

Princeton University was evacuated today after a bomb threat was called into the school and a suspicious package was found on campus. The phone threat was made to the university around 9 a.m. and threatened ...