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The Chicago Sun-Times has laid off its entire full-time photography staff. Sun-Times Media released a statement Thursday to The Associated Press confirming “the very difficult decision” to do away with ...

Ex-Cop Who Wanted ‘Suicide By Cop’ Killed By Police Barrage

Heavily-armed U.S. Marshals and Pennsylvania state police opened fire on a wanted ex-cop on the run for attempted murder, breaking open a hotel room door and firing 52 shots as the man stood in the corner holding a ...

Teen Allegedly Killed by Kidnapper Seeking to Be a Hero in Her ‘Rescue’

A man’s bizarre plot to be a hero by kidnapping and then “rescuing” a teenage girl who had rebuffed his advances resulted in her death, according to an indictment charging him with murder. Kyle ...

Inside One of the Country’s Most Dangerous Schools, There Are Fights, Threats and Hope

School police officers at Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia begin every morning with a prayer. “We must save the children,” one of them said, head bowed. The officers then take their posts ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Many tall office buildings have “lightning protection equipment” — but the state capitol doesn’t — yet. “It is common for the capitol building to get struck during a lightning ...

(Radio Iowa News) – A state senator from central Iowa has set the goal of raising a million dollars by year’s end for a run for governor. However, State Senator Jack Hatch, a Democrat from Des Moines, said ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The Iowa Democratic Party’s chairman is embarking on a three-day tour of the state to tout the compromises Democrats and Republicans struck to end the 2013 legislative session. Party ...

(Radio Iowa News) – With more rain in the forecast — flooding or the potential for flooding — continues to be an issue across the state. In eastern Iowa, the University of Iowa is taking some of the most ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The weather has impacted the search for Kathlynn Shepard, the 15-year-old north-central Iowa girl who’s been missing since last Monday. Part of the search for Shepard had involved patrols ...

(Radio Iowa News) – As many Iowans are seeing flooded streets, wet basements and farmland underwater, more heavy rain is expected to fall on much of Iowa later today and into Thursday. Meteorologist Jim Lee, ...