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(Radio Iowa) – A convicted sex offender who lists his address as Creston, Iowa, and who had been deported to Mexico recently has been taken into custody near Lincoln, Nebraska. Terry Wagner, the sheriff in ...

In recent years, more than 9,500 Iowans unwittingly paid an annual $60 membership fee to a California-based online company. Now, The Active Network of San Diego has agreed to pay over $237,000 to Iowans who had been ...

Montana Supreme Court Blocks Judge’s Bid to Resentence Teacher in Rape Case

Montana’s Supreme Court blocked a judge today from resentencing a former teacher who was given a 30-day sentence for raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide. The ruling, which was supported by ...

Aaron Hernandez’s Alleged History of Guns, Drugs Key to Trial

When the murder of trial of Aaron Hernandez begins there are likely to be two men portrayed in the courtroom. One: the rising star tight end in the vaunted Patriots organization who caught passes from one of the ...

Search for Missing Michigan Star-Crossed Teens Leaves Families Baffled

The families of two Michigan teenagers who took off together 11 days ago continue to ask why the two youngsters wanted to leave town. Jayden Thomas, 13, of Clare, and Braxton Wood, 14, of Mount Pleasant, have been ...

Obama’s Grassroots Army ‘Missing in Action’ on Syria

As President Obama ramps up efforts to convince the American people of the need for action in Syria, he is doing so without backing from what has been his most valued asset in nearly every other major legislative ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says “stability and predictability” will be restored to the Iowa Department of Public Safety with an immediate change in agency leadership. Brian London became the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The highly publicized public intoxication arrest of a University of Iowa student at Kinnick Stadium last weekend has prompted a release about the dangers of binge drinking from the Iowa ...

(Radio Iowa) – A proposed change in Medicare could mean major cuts in federal funding for about half of Iowa’s hospitals. Seventy Iowa hospitals that are currently classified as a “Critical Access ...

(Radio Iowa) – A survey of business leaders in Iowa and eight other Midwestern states finds Iowa’s economy weakening for the third straight month. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Big changes are coming to health insurance starting October 1st, when millions of uninsured Americans have to start buying policies under the Affordable Care Act. Jon Bailey, at the Center for ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley is “leaning against” a congressional resolution authorizing a U.S. missile strike against Syria. “I’ve been getting feedback as I travel around the ...

Katie Beers’ Captor Found Dead

A man convicted of imprisoning a 10-year-old girl for 17 days in a suburban New York dungeon was found dead in his cell, and she expressed sympathy for his family but not for him. John Esposito was found ...

Obama, Putin Smile, Shake Hands

President Obama and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin greeted each other with smiles and a handshake at the G20 summit today and planned to take up a subject that is not on the group’s agenda ...

Parents, Police Search for Teen Couple Believed to Have Runaway Together

Police in Michigan are looking for a young teen couple who had such an intense relationship, according to their families, that they have apparently run away together. Jayden Thomas, 13, of Clare, Mich., and Braxton ...

President Obama Considers Address to Nation on Syria

President Obama is considering a high-profile address to the nation on the need for military intervention in Syria — a speech that could come as early as this week — according to top lawmakers and ...

(Radio Iowa) – Police arrested 14 people inside Kinnick Stadium as the Iowa Hawkeyes opened their football season Saturday. One of those individuals has gained worldwide attention for her Twitter posts. Police ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources roadside survey shows little change in the number of pheasants found along Iowa roadways. DNR research biologist, Todd Bogenschutz, says the count this ...

(Radio Iowa) – The weekly crop report from the U.S.D.A. shows the extreme heat last week caused stress on the corn and soybean crops and caused their condition to decline. The report shows a total of 22- ...

Next to Fourth of July fireworks, perhaps one of the loudest “sounds of summer” has arrived.  It’s the annual singing of the cicadas. Iowa State University Entomologist Donald Lewis says there are three ...

(Radio Iowa) – A woman who served as chief of staff for Congressman Steve King is now interim chief of staff for Governor Terry Branstad. Brenna Findley left Congressman King’s staff to run as the ...

Two Democrats in the legislature who’re running for governor say Republican Governor Terry Branstad needs to explain why the state’s public safety commissioner has resigned. Brian London resigned Tuesday night ...

(Radio Iowa) – The commissioner of the Iowa Department of Public Safety resigned Tuesday night after a face-to-face meeting with Governor Branstad – and Branstad has asked a former state trooper who led the ...

Controversial Montana Teacher Rape Sentence Appealed

Montana state prosecutors are appealing a controversial ruling in which a judge sentenced a former teacher to only 30 days in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide. Prosecutors are ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Committed Suicide in Prison Cell

Ariel Castro, who was convicted of kidnapping, torturing and imprisoning three young women for over a decade in his Ohio home, committed suicide by hanging in his prison cell. He was characterized as a degenerate ...