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Deadly Batch of Heroin Has Already Killed 17

(ABC News) – A tainted batch of deadly heroin is suspected of causing more than a dozen overdoses in central Pennsylvania and has officials begging drug users to be extra cautious. The Allegheny County, Pa., ...

To Anguished Husband of World Traveler Who Vanished Near Home, ‘Feels Like 1,000 Years’

They had just fulfilled a dream, traveling the world together for two years from Egypt to Cambodia. Now, Leanne Hecht Bearden’s husband Josh is living a nightmare. “It’s been nine nights and feels ...

Colorado High School Student Sets Self on Fire in Cafeteria

(ABC News) – A student at a suburban Denver high school set himself on fire in the school’s cafeteria today and is in critical condition, authorities said. A female teacher was treated for minor cuts ...

Why Norovirus Is So Nasty and Terrifying to Travelers

(ABC News) – A nasty sickness has struck again aboard a cruise ship, sending more than 600 passengers and crew on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas to their sick beds with vomiting and diarrhea. The ...

   James Edward Deevers    Daniel Vandello (Ottumwa) – During the week of December 30, 2013, officers from the Ottumwa Police Department executed 2 search warrants which resulted in the recovery of stolen ...

(Oskaloosa) – The Oskaloosa Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are working a death investigation regarding an 18 month old girl in Oskaloosa, Iowa. On Friday, January 24, 2014, at ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa National Guard armory in Centerville in south-central Iowa’s Appanoose County ended its tour of duty on Friday. Iowa Guard spokesman, Colonel Greg Hapgood, says the closing is part of an ...

(Radio Iowa) – Supporters of ethanol are encouraging Iowans to speak out in the final week of the comment period on the proposed new EPA rule that would drastically cut the amount of the corn-based product ...

(Radio Iowa) – Home sales and prices rose in Iowa last year compared to 2012, according to a report released Tuesday by the Iowa Association of Realtors. IAR president Kathy Miller says the number of homes ...

(Radio Iowa) – The director of the Iowa Department of Education has appointed a new 21-member commission to help schools with what are called the “core” academic standards. Department spokesperson, Staci ...