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The discovery of three missing women in Cleveland, Ohio Monday is giving hope to family and friends of missing persons from Iowa. Erin Pospisil of Cedar Rapids was 15 when she disappeared in June 2001. Twelve years ...

Groups offer critique of governor’s “Healthy Iowa Plan”

Three groups that have been lobbying for Iowa Democrats’ plan to expand Medicaid to cover up to 150,000 more uninsured Iowans are re-focusing their message. The groups released a map today showing how much Iowans ...

Jodi Arias Jury Reaches Verdict in Murder Case

The jury deliberating in the murder trial of Jodi Arias has reached a verdict, court officials said. The verdict will be announced in court at 4:30 p.m. EST. Arias, 32, is charged with first-degree murder for ...

Tsarnaev Family Fears Russia Would Even Reject Boston Suspect’s Ashes

If burying the dead Boston bombing suspect in the United States is proving difficult, his family is finding it might be impossible in their native Russia. That is because, according to legal experts here, Russia has ...

The stock market continued a remarkable four-year run with the Dow Jones Index leaping over 15,000 for the first time on Tuesday. The Dow has gained 130 percent since March, 2009. But the recovery has come at a time ...

New Terrorist Magazine Targets Obama, Drones

President Barack Obama appears with a bull’s-eye on his head in a new English-language magazine published online apparently by Islamist militants, who also urge Muslims around the world to try to hack and ...

Cleveland Kidnapping House Had Chains, Ropes, Locks

Chains, locks and lengths of rope were discovered inside the Cleveland home where three kidnapped woman were held in captivity for 10 years, as police indicated for the first time today that the women were sexually ...

Kidnapped Woman Amanda Berry, Daughter Return Home to Sister’s Residence

Cheers greeted a motorcade that escorted Amanda Berry and her daughter today as the woman returned to home after enduring a decade of captivity in a Cleveland house. Berry and her 6-year-old daughter, Jocelyn, were ...

The head of a national advocacy group for foster children is urging Iowa legislators to consider extending the foster care program from age 18 to 21. Gary Stangler, director of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News – Dar Danielson) – Monday’s U.S.D.A. crop report showed only eight-percent of the corn crop has been planted in Iowa, the slowest start to the planting season since 1995. The ...