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Georgia Teen Abducted From Home by Two Armed Men

Police in Georgia are searching for a teenage girl who they said was taken from her home early this morning by two armed intruders and is believed to be in “extreme danger.” Ayvani Hope Perez, 14, was ...

Costa Concordia Pulled Upright in Salvage Effort

The wreckage of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has been pulled upright after a 19-hour, first-of-its-kind engineering feat to salvage the ship that slammed into a reef near Giglio Island 20 months ago. ...

Navy Yard Shooter Blamed 9/11 PTSD for Problems

Chilling details in a police report made public today suggest that Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis may have been losing touch with reality just weeks before he went on a shooting rampage in Washington, D.C. Alexis ...

(Radio Iowa) – Vice President Joe Biden headlined Democratic Senator Tom Harkin’s annual “Steak Fry” fundraiser this afternoon, offering a defense of President Obama’s foreign policy. “We are ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s governor, secretary of agriculture and the state’s top economic development official say there are “tremendous opportunities” for business with Indian companies. Governor Terry ...

(Radio Iowa) – Starting October 1, uninsured Iowans and small businesses should be able to shop for health care coverage on an “insurance exchange” run jointly by the State of Iowa and the federal ...

(Radio Iowa) – After months of what he called an “exploratory phase”, Democratic State Senator Jack Hatch of Des Moines announced today he is running for governor. Hatch made the announcement across from ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s on the verge of setting a new record for fewest tornadoes in the calendar year. Jeff Johnson, the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service, says Iowa’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa State University officials are investigating the theft of cell phones and cash from the locker room used by the visiting Iowa Hawkeyes this past Saturday night. A few minutes after the ...

Mother Forgives Police Officer Who Shot Her Unarmed Son

The mother of a former Florida A&M University football player shot and killed by a police officerwhile apparently looking for help after a crashing his car said that she forgives the officer and wishes him the ...

Navy Yard Survivor Saw Gun Barrel

Before Terry Durham could even see the gunman’s face, she could see the barrel of his rifle aimed straight at her. “He was far enough down the hall, that we couldn’t see his face,” Durham ...

Amanda Knox Haunted by Prison

Amanda Knox is no longer sleeping in a prison cell, but she is haunted by her 1,400 nights in an Italian jail. Panic attacks and symptoms of PTSD plague her and often leave her in shambles. Knox says physical ...

Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Identified

(ABC News) – The gunman who killed 12 people at the Navy Yard in Washington before being shot and killed was identified today as Aaron Alexis, a former sailor. The death of Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, Texas, ...

(Radio Iowa) – A cave that was likely someone’s home several centuries before Iowa became a state is being scoured for ancient artifacts. Located a few miles from the eastern Iowa town of Monticello, the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s lieutenant governor says the Branstad Administration hasn’t yet decided whether to back a plan that would freeze tuition for in-state students at Iowa, Iowa State and UNI again next ...

(Radio Iowa) – Dry conditions are not only having an impact on the crops again this year, they are also starting to impact deer. DNR State Deer Biologist, Tom Litchfield, says they are starting to see what are ...

(Radio Iowa) – The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party is insisting on holding the GOP’s state convention a month later than normal. Iowa GOP chairman A.J. Spiker sent a letter to members of the party’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – Drought conditions are worsening across Iowa with 98-percent of the state now in some form of drought and 42-percent in severe drought. Joel De Jong, an agronomist with the Iowa State University ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Ankeny-based Casey’s General Stores convenience store chain is pushing to expand into southern states, increase the hours of operation at its already existing stores and grow its pizza ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s Republican Secretary of State is disputing statements the chairman of the Iowa GOP has been making about Iowa election law. Iowa GOP chairman A.J. Spiker says the party must hold its ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack of Iowa City says congress may be unable to pass a Farm Bill or even pass legislation that would keep the government operating. “I’ll tell you I’m not ...

Kerry Spars With Russia in Syria Talks

Negotiations over how to rid Syria of its chemical weapons continued for a second day here in Geneva. It remains unclear if the American and Russian delegations have narrowed their differences. Secretary of State ...

Obama Hopeful Syria Talks Will ‘Bear Fruit’

President Obama said today he hopes negotiations between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on how to neutralize Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles will “bear fruit,” but ...

Ex-Mayor May Be Blocked From Her Daughter’s Graduation

More than three years after being charged with third-degree child molestation and having to register as a level one sex offender, Linda Lusk has a new battle to face: going to her daughter’s high school ...

Colorado Residents, Rescuers Battle Epic Floods

Residents in northern Colorado continued to struggle today, as flash floods consumed whole neighborhoods and forecasts warned of more rain to come this weekend. In Estes Park, trapped residents had to zip-line to ...