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Cleveland Kidnap Victim Michelle Knight Leaves Hospital for Seclusion

Cleveland kidnap victim Michelle Knight, who may have had the most harrowing ordeal in Ariel Castro’s house, quietly slipped away today from the hospital where she has been staying since being freed from a ...

Kidnap Suspect Ariel Castro is Father of Girl, DNA Confirms

A DNA analysis of Cleveland kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro confirmed today that he is the father of a 6-year-old girl born in captivity at his home, police said today. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation ...

‘Mounting Evidence’ Boston Bombers Involved in 2011 Triple Murder

Massachusetts investigators have developed what they call “mounting evidence,” bolstered by “forensic hits,” that point to the possible involvement of both Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger ...

Work is set to begin on a new farm bill in both chambers of Congress next week. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, who serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee, says they’ll take up the legislation on Tuesday. Harkin, a ...

The University of Iowa’s top research administrator predicts the automatic federal budget cuts known as “sequestration” will affect health research projects most severely. U-I Vice President for Research, ...

A newly drafted bill on the fast track in the Iowa House would provide new liability protection to Iowa farmers. It’s in response to a February Iowa Supreme Court ruling that said a woman injured during a ...

Most folks know Iowa is tops in the country in hogs, corn and soybeans, but the Hawkeye State is also the nation’s leader in eggs. Lois White, spokeswoman for the Iowa Egg Council, says the state has about ...

Governor Terry Branstad issued another disaster proclamation Tuesday, adding 15 more counties in southern and southeast Iowa to the disaster list for the severe weather and flooding in April. The latest proclamation ...

Up to 3.5 inches of rain has fallen in some parts of Iowa since Wednesday morning. National Weather Service Meteorologist Miles Schumacher says areas to the west and just north of Des Moines received the heaviest ...

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 ...