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Renisha McBride Family Demands Conviction

(ABC News) – The family of a Michigan woman who was shot to death outside a home after a car accident isdemanding a conviction for the shooter, who has been neither arrested nor charged, as the woman’s ...

Mysterious ‘Mr. X’ Refuses to Take Stand in Dramatic Court Twist

(ABC News) – The mysterious mustachioed man called Bobby Thompson, accused of a $100 million charity swindle, refused today to take the stand in his own defense, in what was the latest twist in a bizarre ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state report says Iowa’s tobacco tax revenue has dropped more than 9 percent since 2008. Iowa Department of Public Health spokeswoman Polly Carver-Kimm ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) — A petition with several hundred signatures has been sent to organizers of a new Fort Madison holiday program in an attempt to save the annual parade. ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor is defending his decision to wait for additional testing before deciding whether to bring murder charges against a northwest Iowa daycare provider ...

(Radio Iowa) – You could pay a little more for steak or hamburger this winter.  Iowa State University livestock economist Lee Schulz says the cattle market is rebounding from years of drought, and along with ...

NJ Man, Ex-Girlfriend in Court Over $338M Powerball Win

(ABC News) – A New Jersey man who won a $338 million Powerball jackpot, among the largest lottery winnings, is embroiled in a court fight with his former girlfriend over the money. Pedro Quezada of Passaic was ...

Kidnapped Louisiana Mom Knew Her Family Would Save Her

(ABC News) – A Louisiana mother whose family rescued her from an alleged stabbing attack at the hand of a man suspected of holding her prisoner knew that her family would come for her, her uncle said. Bethany ...

American Teen Survived Typhoon Haiyan’s Fury, Saw City ‘Decimated’

Americans who survived in the bull’s eye of Typhoon Haiyan — including a stunned teenager — described a storm that demolished concrete, drowned children and tossed large freighters onto land. ...

Obama Honors Oldest Living WWII Veteran

(ABC News) – President Obama today paid special tribute to an American treasure: the oldest known surviving veteran of World War II, Richard Overton. At a mid-morning Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans who are planning to fly off to visit far-flung friends or family for Thanksgiving need to get their travel dates lined up in the next week or so — if not sooner.  Rose White, at ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa State University professor was among the 11 people arrested this week in a prostitution sting.  Ankeny Police made the arrests at a hotel on Wednesday after posting an ad on an adult ...

(Radio Iowa) – An organization which advocates for students’ first amendment rights is warning against the kind of anti-bullying law which state lawmakers failed to pass earlier this year. The bill would let ...

The Weighty Issue That’s Still a Drag on Chris Christie

(ABC News) – The day after his landslide re-election as governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie was swamped with questions about the next race he might run. “It’s complimentary. It’s ...

Bike Recovered in Wis. Teen’s Disappearance

(ABC News) – A Wisconsin teenager’s mysterious disappearance is frustrating local investigators, who say they have recovered the missing girl’s bicycle, but have developed no significant leads to push the ...

Utah Doctor ‘Left a Number of Clues’ Proving He’s Guilty of Murder, Prosecutor Says

(ABC News) – As the trial of Dr. Martin MacNeill comes to a close today, prosecutors told the jury the case was “dripping with motive” and urged them to find the Utah doctor guilty of drugging ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa State University sociology professor says it would be a mistake to reduce federal prison populations as a cost-savings measure. Matt DeLisi was in Washington, D.C. today to testify ...

Inmate: Utah Doctor Said He Held Wife’s Head Under Water to ‘Help Her Out’

(ABC News) – An inmate who befriended Dr. Martin MacNeill testified today that while in federal prison, the Utah doctor confessed to doping up his wife and then holding her head under water to “help ...

IVF Surprise for Ind. Couple Expecting 2nd Set of Triplets

(ABC News) – An Indiana couple is expecting their second set of triplets – an IVF surprise they’re still trying to wrap their heads around because they only had two embryos implanted. Sarah ...

Arizona Cop Resigns After Alleged Affair With Drug Dealer

(ABC News) – An undercover Arizona police officer has resigned and is under investigation following allegations that she had an affair with a suspected drug dealer whom she was investigating, allegedly ...

Kidnap Survivor Michelle Knight Forced to Prepare Torture Room

Michelle Knight, one of three Cleveland women who survived a decade of imprisonment and torture, was forced to help captor Ariel Castro prepare a torture chamber for his third victim, she told Dr. Phil McGraw. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa State University police say shots were fired near the campus in Ames this morning during a chase involving Ames police. The suspect is in custody and police say no one was injured. Students ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is calling on lawmakers to restrict the sale of electronic cigarettes in Iowa. “The most important thing that the state legislature needs to do is prohibit the ...

Kidnap Survivor Michelle Knight Was Hung Like ‘Ornament on the Wall’

(ABC News) – Michelle Knight, of one three Cleveland women who survived a decade of imprisonment and torture, was tied by her hands, feet and neck and hung on the wall by her captor, she told Dr. Phil McGraw ...

Masterpieces Looted by Nazis Found Among Tins of Food

(ABC News) – A “loner” who allegedly hid hundreds of masterpieces believed looted by the Nazis during World War II may have sold some of the paintings, officials believe. German police have recovered 1,500 ...