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(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa business group is working with the state’s community colleges to boost programs that develop work skills, like welding, that are in short supply.There are manufacturing jobs available ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad suggests federal officials are afraid the State of Iowa’s version of Medicaid expansion will work and that’s one of the reasons the state’s request for waivers to ...

Purported Photos of the iPad 5 Leak Before Apple’s Unveil

The iPhone and iOS 7 craze might be behind us, only to be replaced by new iPad madness. Numerous purported photos of Apple’s thinner and lighter tablet have leaked in the past month, signaling that the ...

Amanda Knox’s Third Trial Starts With Plea for ‘Dignity of Truth’

Amanda Knox’s third murder trial began in an Italian courtroom today with a written appeal from the sister of Meredith Kercher, Knox’s former roommate who was slain in 2007, saying that Kercher ...

Empty Runaway Train Crash Makes Chicago Authorities Suspicious

An empty train rolled down a Chicago el track and slammed into a commuter train that was loading passengers this morning, injuring dozens and bringing the rush hour to a halt. Officials investigating how the train ...

Obamacare Standoff Recalls Pain of 1995 Shutdown

Whether a looming government shutdown lasted hours or months, there could be pain ahead for thousands of federal workers and Americans who will be affected by parts of the federal government’s shuttering its ...

(Radio Iowa) -Republican Congressman Steve King is publicly signaling his support of the embattled leadership of the Iowa GOP.  Local party organizations in Appanoose and Polk Counties have passed resolutions that ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad met with the State Board of Education Thursday to discuss the group’s education goals for the next year.  The state passed a major reform package in the last ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s top fire investigator has resigned. State Fire Marshal Ray Reynolds is being reassigned and he’ll become the new head of the state’s building code and inspection unit. Reynolds has ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Jefferson County Attorney says charges will not be filed in the September 4th shooting of a southeast Iowa man. Authorities say David Bittner, of Lockridge, had been shot in the stomach by ...

(Radio Iowa) – The mother-in-law of a woman found dead in her home in Tama Wednesday has been charged with the woman’s murder. Iowa DCI Special Agent In Charge Bill Keitzman says the body of 32-year-old ...

(Radio Iowa) – The chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa says he has no intention of resigning and he’s striking back at critics who’ve raised concerns about lackluster fundraising for the state party ...

(Radio Iowa) – Another state trooper was pulled over last month for speeding while driving the governor’s SUV. A spokesperson for the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Sergeant Scott Bright, says it happened ...

New Jersey Judge Orders Legalized Gay Marriage Statewide

A New Jersey Superior Court judge has ruled to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, citing the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June that invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act. Mercer County Superior Court judge ...

Woman Speaks Out After Lover Caused Miscarriage with Switched Pills

A Florida woman, who miscarried after her lover deliberately gave her a mislabeled pill that terminated her pregnancy, told ABC News’ “20/20″ that her life life-long goal was to be a mom. “I ...

‘Rambo’ Charged in Plot to Kill DEA Agent

In a plot seemingly ripped from Hollywood, a former Army soldier and alleged contract killer nicknamed “Rambo” stands accused of recruiting four other former soldiers from the U.S. and Europe to murder a Drug ...

President Obama and Iranian President Discuss Nukes by Phone

President Obama spoke by phone today with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about ongoing efforts to reach an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program, the first time the heads of these two countries have had ...

(Radio Iowa) – An apparent homicide victim in Tama has been identified. Police were sent to a home at 104 Harmon Street in Tama at 3 p.m. Wednesday to check on the well-being of a woman. Thirty-two-year-old ...

(Radio Iowa) – A motorcyclist died this morning after a collision with a Des Moines school bus.  It happened just before seven a.m. when a bus carrying about 20 students to Des Moines North High School drove ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Senator Tom Harkin this afternoon ridiculed Republican Ted Cruz, the Texas Senator who staged an all-nighter in the Senate in verbal protest of “ObamaCare,” then voted to allow ...

(Radio Iowa) – The operators of restaurants in Pella and Oskaloosa have avoided prison time, but have been ordered to pay fines for employing illegal immigrants “off the books.” According to prosucutors, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, a Democrat, says now that all the attention has turned away from Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s all-night talk in the Senate against Obamacare, the body will move ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa cities and towns are gearing up for municipal elections in November and Iowa’s Secretary of State wishes the tiniest towns had more options. Matt Schultz, who is also Iowa’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – Organizers of the World Food Prize have established a new award, to be given annually, to honor an Iowan who has provided “significant leadership” in confronting hunger.  The award is named ...

Former Marine’s Murder Exposes Wife’s Affair with Pastor

Family man and former Marine Randy Stone was a pillar in his community of Independence, Mo. Stone owned an insurance business, where his wife of 19 years, Teresa Stone, also worked with him. Randy and Teresa had ...