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Cellphone Falls Into Icy Chicago River, Deadly End as 3 Go in After It

(ABC News) – One young man is dead, and a woman is missing  and presumed dead after both fell into the freezing Chicago River trying to find a dropped cellphone early this morning. A third man, who also ended ...

Texting Triggers Movie Theater Shooting by Retired Cop

(ABC News) – An argument between a retired police officer and a couple who was texting inside of a Florida movie theater erupted into gunfire today that left one man dead and a woman wounded. Police said that ...

  (Radio Iowa) – A 25-year-old man who spent time in prison for an escape has walked away from his work release program. Derrick Dejuan Hoover was sent to the Fort Des Moines Work Release Center as a ...

(Radio Iowa) – In the past few days, Iowa’s had the coldest weather since February of 1996 and many of our furnaces have been working overtime to hold off the deep freeze outside. Natural gas usage across ...

(Radio Iowa) – Cedar Rapids mayor, Ron Corbett, led the delegation as supporters of a new casino in the city spoke to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission today.  Corbett called Cedar Rapids the state’s ...

Chris Christie Fires Top Aide, Apologizes for Bridge Scandal

(ABC News) – One day after bombshell revelations implicated his top aides in a political revenge plot, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fired a top aide and apologized for his staffers’ part in ...

‘White Knuckle Time’ for Radiation Hurtling From the Sun

(ABC News) – ABC News’ Gina Sunseri reports: Hold on, our communications devices and airline flights aren’t quite safe yet. Just as we Earthlings were trying to adjust to the polar vortex, now comes a CME ...

Scourge of Heroin Abuse in Vermont Mirrors National Epidemic

(ABC News) – The governor of Vermont devoted his entire State of the State speech on Wednesday to address the scourge of heroin abuse, a problem he described as a “full blown… crisis” in his state, but ...

Mystery Bodies, Explosives Discovered Near Winter Olympics Site

(ABC News) – Russian security forces launched an aggressive “anti-terrorism sweep” today after coming across multiple unexplained deaths and explosive devices in a region near Sochi, where the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Something farmers often called “trash” could be a new cash crop in 2014 as ethanol plants near Nevada and in Emmetsburg that use the leaves, stalks and cobs of the corn plant will begin ...