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Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break — any break — in the weather that will allow them to ...

Mom Charged with Murder After Daughter, 5, Shoots Self

A New Orleans mother has been charged with murder after her 5-year-old daughter shot herself in the head while home alone in a locked bedroom. Laderika Smith, 28, was booked Sunday on charges of second-degree ...

George Zimmerman Jury Hears Key 911 Tapes in Start of Trial

The George Zimmerman murder trial began with a prosecutor telling the jury that Zimmerman killed teenager Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” while Zimmerman’s lawyer told the court it was a ...

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Ran Crime Ring With Help of FBI, Investigator Says

To the FBI he was known as informant BS 1544-OC, the OC designating “organized crime.” He was later upgraded to BS 1544-TE, designating “top echelon informant.” That role as FBI informant as ...

(Radio Iowa) – Hundreds of people were on hand today to greet 50 soldiers with the Iowa Army National Guard as they returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. The soldiers are with the 2-211th General ...

(Radio Iowa) – A former state legislator and candidate for governor says he’s considering a run for the U.S. Senate. Fifty-five-year-old Rod Roberts served 10 years in the Iowa House, representing the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Ag Secretary, Bill Northey, just returned from a trade trip to Turkey which he calls eye opening. “I didn’t realize how significant Turkey was as they compare themselves to the European ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King is among a group holding a six-hour-long press conference today in Washington, D.C. to insist on securing the southern border before any reform of the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s wildlife experts say the state’s pheasant numbers will likely be down this year compared to 2012. Todd Bogenschutz, a wildlife biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Congressman, Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Waterloo, says the Farm Bill was supposed to be voted on by the full House this week, but there is talk that vote may be delayed. “We are ...