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(Radio Iowa) – The governor has set Tuesday, November 19 as the date for a special election to fill a vacancy in the Iowa Senate. Kent Sorenson of Milo resigned from the Senate last week after a special ...

Delta Reviewing Procedures After Boy Stows Away

(ABC News) – Airport and airline officials are reviewing video and gathering information as they try to figure out how a 9-year-old boy evaded security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas ...

How Malala Yousafzai’s Courage Inspired a Nation

(ABC News) – When the Taliban sent a gunman to kill a 15-year-old girl because she fought publicly for girls’ education, they intended to instill fear in anyone who wanted to educate young Pakistani ...

Christopher Cruz, Biker Charged After SUV Gang Assault, Says He’s Not Responsible

(ABC News) – The 28-year-old biker accused of starting a bloody encounter between a group of bikers and an SUV driver on a New York highway says he does not feel responsible for the attack. Christopher Cruz, ...

Obama Resists Talks With Boehner ‘Under the Threat’ of Default

(ABC News) – With the federal government shutdown dragging into a seventh day, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are no closer to breaking the impasse, much less taking seats across from each ...

(Radio Iowa) – A hospital in Cedar Rapids is bathed in pink lights at night, the Drake University women’s soccer team will host a “Pink Night” at its match tonight, and pink ribbons adorn many Iowans’ ...

(Radio Iowa) – This is October 1st and September wrapped up being much warmer and drier than usual for Iowa. State climatologist Harry Hillaker says it won’t come as a big surprise to Iowans that we were ...

(Radio Iowa) – Thousands of quilt makers and admirers from across the country will be gathering in central Iowa starting today for QuiltWeek, an expo put on by the American Quilter’s Society. Bonnie ...

The executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) took off for Washington, D.C. today and he’s dubbed the journey a “2,000 mile trek to truth for E-15.” Monte Shaw is driving a 2006 ...

(Radio Iowa) – Several groups have started a new initiative to document alleged racial profiling by law enforcement in and around Des Moines. The ACLU, the NAACP, and a religious coalition known as AMOS will ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Senator Tom Harkin — one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act — calls Tuesday’s opening of the state-level health insurance exchanges a success. Critics point to ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Waterloo, says things aren’t moving now with the government shutdown, but there is some hope that will change. “We’re starting to see some ...

Obama Calls 1st Meeting With Congressional Leaders on Shutdown

With much of the federal government paralyzed for a second day, President Obama will meet with congressional leaders today in search of a way to end the government shutdown and increase the debt ceiling. The 5:30 ...

HOME>ENTERTAINMENT Best Selling Author Tom Clancy Has Died

Tom Clancy, a prolific writer famous for his best sellers about espionage and the military, died Oct. 1 at the age of 66, ABC News has confirmed with his publisher, Penguin Group. The cause of death is unknown. ...

Motorcyclist Denies Any Role in Assault on SUV Driver

The motorcyclist accused of causing a collision with an SUV Sunday in Manhattan that led to a high-speed chase and assault on the driver was officially charged in a New York court today with reckless driving. ...

World War II Veterans Prove Unstoppable, Entering Memorial

Another day, another barricade crossed. Following the example set on Tuesday by a group of fellow veterans from Mississippi, World War II “honor flights” from Missouri, Illinois and Michigan entered the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The ”honor flight” of World War II veterans from the Story County area got to see their national memorial today, despite the federal government shutdown. A Stars and Stripes reporter on ...

(Radio Iowa) – An annual survey by State Farm Insurance on deer/vehicle crashes shows a mixed result for Iowa. State Farm spokesperson, Ann Avery, says they survey their claims and accident reports from ...

(Radio Iowa) – Most Iowans are seeing new choices in fuel at their local gas stations. Many pumps will now have ethanol stickers above two handles instead of just one. Due to a national change in how gasolines ...

(Radio Iowa) – For the first time since the mid-1990s, the federal government is essentially closed as Congress wrangles over funding for the federal health care program. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, in his ...

(Radio Iowa) – The exchanges were set up for each state to help individuals and small business owners shop for and buy health insurance coverage. Iowans who got on a computer and logged onto the state exchange ...

(Radio Iowa) – The leaders of Iowa’s two major political parties are engaged in the same war of words as their counterparts in the nation’s capital. Iowa Democratic Party chairman Scott Brennan held a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa farmers have harvested five-percent of the state’s corn and soybean crops, according the latest update from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The mostly dry weather over the last week ...

Government Shutdown Standoff: What Happens Next?

With government departments and agencies officially in shutdown mode this morning, the warring parties on Capitol Hill appear just as entrenched as they did when the standoff started. Senate Majority Leader Harry ...

The Most Surprising Consequences of a Government Shutdown

The government is now in the midst of its first partial government shutdown in almost 18 years and the effects will be felt in some unusual places. From the shuttering of Congress’s barber shop and dry cleaning, ...