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(Radio Iowa) – Pheasant hunting season opens tomorrow in Iowa, but hunters may not see many birds. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports pheasant numbers could be down 18-percent compared to last ...

  (Radio Iowa) – A University of Iowa student, who became infamous from her Twitter name “Vodka Samm”, is speaking out for the first time after her arrest at an Iowa football game made national ...

(Radio Iowa) – Officials at William Penn University in Oskaloosa have identified a freshman student found dead in his dorm last night.  According to a University Press Release, the student has been identified ...

Arias Files Motion to Fire Main Defense Attorney

(ABC News) – Jodi Arias wants to fire her lead defense attorney. The Arizona Republic reports Arias filed a handwritten motion on Tuesday. In the 12-page document, Arias says attorney Kirk Nurmi hasn’t ...

Giant George’s Owner Thanks Fans For Support

(ABC News) – David Nasser said he couldn’t talk to people three or four days ago about the loss of his beloved Great Dane Giant George. George, verified as the world’s tallest dog by Guinness World ...

Utah Doc’s Daughter Has ‘Planted or Distorted’ Memories of Day Mom Died

(ABC News) – The youngest daughter of a Utah doctor accused of drugging and drowning his wife will be allowed to testify at her father’s murder trial, a judge ruled today. Judge Derek Pullan said Ada ...

(Radio Iowa) – The largest family-owned ice cream producer in the United States is celebrating its centennial. One-hundred years ago today Fred H. Wells started up a dairy operation in Le Mars, Iowa. Wells had ...

ABC5 News Des Moines, IA (ABC 5/WOI-TV) – The Food and Drug Administration is appealing to pet owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets that ate ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A series of online seminars aimed at helping farmers learn about such topics as how to insure an apple orchard, marketing and distributing local food, and the ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa business owners can begin applying for a new property tax credit that was part of a tax reform package approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor ...

JPMorgan Chase May Be Penalized in Madoff Case

(ABC News) – JP Morgan Chase, America’s biggest bank, may face action from federal authorities who suspect that the bank “turned a blind eye” to Bernie Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme, reports The New ...

Grayson Ratchets Up Tea Party-KKK Flap Saying ‘The Truth Hurts’

(ABC News) – Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., is defying criticism from Republicans and fellow Democrats for comparing the Tea Party to the KKK, saying he is “calling them out on their hate” and that it “needs ...

Mass. Teen Went to Movies After Allegedly Killing Teacher

(ABC News) – A 14-year-old went to the movies after he allegedly stabbed a well-liked high school math teacher in Massachusetts, according to police. The suspect, Philip Chism, was charged as an adult ...

Mom of Suicide Teen Rebecca Sedwick May Sue Accused Bullies’ Parents

(ABC News) – The mother of Rebecca Sedwick, the Florida teen who committed suicide after allegedly being bullied online, said today she is exploring all legal options and wants “justice” for her ...

The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the suspension of an Iowa State University Graduate student accused of harassment. Chad Brewbaker was suspended from his graduate studies position in the Department of Electrical ...

(Courtesy ABC 5/WOI-TV) – MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Court documents say a Marshalltown man accused of killing another man put fingers, teeth and patches of tattooed skin in bags set for curbside garbage ...

Iowa Offer on Motor Home Taxes is Ending

(Courtesy ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say they’ve collected more than $100,000 after cracking down on people who have been dodging Iowa taxes on motor homes. A law passed ...

University of Iowa Says TA Regrets “Inappropriate” Email

(Courtesy of ABC 5/WOI-TV) – IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says that a teaching assistant for a math class sent an email with files depicting inappropriate sexual content to her students ...

JonBenet Ramsey Judge Orders Grand Jury Documents Released

(ABC News) – ABC News’ Clayton Sandell and Carol McKinley report: A Colorado judge today ordered the partial release of grand jury documents related to the 1996 unsolved slaying of 6-year-old beauty queen ...

YouTube Drunk Driving Confessor Sentenced to 6.5 Years

(ABC News) – Despite an emotional plea today from the victim’s daughter’s for the maximum punishment, an Ohio judge sentenced a man who confessed on YouTube to killing a man in a drunk driving ...

Calif. Sheriff’s Deputies Shoot, Kill 13-Year-Old

(ABC News) – Northern California sheriff’s deputies have shot and killed a 13-year-old boy after repeatedly telling him to drop what turned out to be a replica assault rifle, sheriff’s officials ...

Teen Accused of Stabbing Teacher, ‘Kept to Himself’

Philip Chism, the Massachusetts teenager who allegedly stabbed his teacher to death, was just starting to make friends at Danvers High School. After a recent move with his family from Tennessee, Chism, 14, joined ...

Florida Escape Investigators Have ‘Pinpointed’ Additional Suspects

(ABC News) – Officials investigating how two convicted murderers used forged documents to walk out of a Florida prison have “pinpointed suspects” who aided in the escapes and said that additional ...

Florida Congressman Compares Tea Party to Ku Klux Klan

(ABC News) – What’s the ‘T’ in tea party stand for? For Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., it represents a Ku Klux Klan’s burning cross. Grayson’s 2014 re-election campaign sent out fundraising email today ...

Gavin McInnes: ‘Feminism has Made Women Less Happy’

(ABC News) – Blogger and publisher Gavin McInnes lashed out at a University of Miami law professor on a HuffPost Live discussion about the meaning of masculinity, saying “people would be happier if women ...