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Owners of cars that run solely on electricity would no longer get a big break on their registration fees under a proposal that’s been revived at the statehouse. Currently there’s a flat, $25 annual registration ...

Jodi Arias Found Guilty of First Degree Murder, Would Rather ‘Get Death Than Life’

Shortly after Jodi Arias was found guilty today of the first-degree murder of her ex-boyfriend, she told a local TV station that she would “rather get death than life” in prison. “I said years ago ...

Body of Boston Bombing Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried

The body of Boston marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during a standoff with police on April 19, has been buried after an unnamed individual came forward to assist police. Worcester Police ...

FBI Under Fire, Didn’t Tell Boston PD About Marathon Bombing Suspects

The FBI never told the Boston police or the Massachusetts State Police about possible Russian terror connections of the suspected Marathon bombers until three and half days after the attack, law enforcement ...

Ariel Castro’s Bond Set at $8M in Cleveland Kidnapping

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of abducting three young women and keeping them as sex slaves in his home for a decade, appeared in court today charged with rape and kidnapping. Castro was charged with four ...

Jodi Arias Found Guilty of First Degree Murder, Will Face Death Penalty

Jodi Arias was found guilty today of first-degree premeditated murder, leaving open the possibility that she could be sentenced to death. Defendant Jodi Arias listens to prosecutor Juan Martinez makes his closing ...

The Iowa Speedway in Newton would get $8 million in state taxpayer support over the next four years under a proposal approved by the Iowa Senate tonight. Senator Bill Dotzler, a Democrat from Waterloo, said the ...

The area of Iowa where last year’s drought was most severe has gotten welcome moisture in recent weeks. Iowa State University’s spring survey in northwest Iowa found subsoil moisture levels rose five inches ...

A southwest Iowa woman, who was the subject of a regional “Attempt to Locate” search on Tuesday, turned herself in to authorities early this morning. The Council Bluffs Police Department says through a joint ...

Picketers are marching around construction sites in Iowa’s second-largest city, which is still recovering from the devastating flood of 2008. On Tuesday, a carpenter’s union in Cedar Rapids voted down a wage ...