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(Radio Iowa) – U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said today farmers should not accept another one-year extension of the Farm Bill. Congress was unable to pass a new Farm Bill last year and the legislation’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is introducing legislation designed to stop pharmaceutical companies from blocking cheaper, generic forms of popular prescription drugs from reaching the market. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Rain fell in parts of Iowa this weekend providing some much needed moisture to Iowa corn and soybean fields, but the showers were isolated, for soil that has been drying back out. Iowa State ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa students who will be starting seventh grade next month have to be vaccinated for whooping cough, or pertussis. Dr. Patty Quinlisk, the state’s chief epidemiologist, says it’s a new ...

(Radio Iowa) – The USDA is enrolling another 1.7 million acres in the Conservation Reserve Program, including just over 47,000 acres in Iowa. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says about 12-million acres has been ...

(Radio Iowa) – A climatologist with Iowa State University Extension says regional weather patterns have entered an erratic period, but farmers can reap high rewards if they play the markets right. ...

Amanda Bynes Detained for Mental Evaluation

After being involved in a disturbance last night in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Amanda Bynes is being detained for a mental health evaluation, a Ventura County Sheriff’s Office spokesman has confirmed to ABC ...

Jury Deliberates Fate of Woman Accused of Killing Fiancé With Antifreeze

A jury might decide the fate later today of an Ohio woman on trial for allegedly killing her fiancé by poisoning his iced tea with antifreeze in 2006. Holly McFeeture, 35, of Cleveland, Ohio, is accused of slowly ...

‘Whitey’ Bulger Witness Delivered Stepdaughter to Be Murdered

The jury in the murder trial of James “Whitey” Bulger listened today to some of the grisliest testimony yet as a witness described how he took his stepdaughter shopping before delivering her to Bulger ...

Prince William and Kate Middleton Leave Hospital With Baby Boy

The world has gotten its much-anticipated first glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s new royal baby boy. In line with royal tradition, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out of the doors of ...

(Radio Iowa) – U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers are working to solve a swine disease that has a major negative effect on the pork industry. USDA scientist Dr. Joan Lunney says Porcine Reproductive ...

(Radio Iowa) – Investigators are looking into the cause of a weekend electrical explosion at a factory in northwest Iowa that left five men injured. Lieutenant Seth Hoffman, of the Osceola County sheriff’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – About 284,000 Iowa drivers will be able to renew their driver’s license online, starting today. Iowa Department of Transportation director Paul Trombino cautions drivers to beware of imposter ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says the additional $25 million in tax credits just awarded an Egyptian company building a new fertilizer plant in southeast Iowa were part of the “original” ...

(Radio Iowa) – A poll released today shows Iowa voters remain narrowly divided over the 2009 State Supreme Court decision which allowed same-sex couples to marry. The Quinnipiac University poll shows ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says “appropriate, correction action” has been taken to abandon the practice of holding teenage girls at the state-run home for juveniles in what amounted to solitary ...

(Radio Iowa) – High temperatures are hitting the mid-90s this afternoon in parts of Iowa and thousands of visitors in the state for the big bicycle ride aren’t used to the heat and humidity. Dr. William ...

Prince William and Kate Middleton Welcome Baby

Kate Middleton and Prince William welcomed a baby boy today. The birth of the new heir was announced by Kensington Palace. “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 4.24 ...

George Zimmerman Emerged From Hiding for Truck Crash Rescue

George Zimmerman, who has been in hiding since he was acquitted of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, emerged to help rescue a family who was trapped in an overturned vehicle, police said today. Zimmerman was ...

Alleged Ohio Serial Killer’s Bond Set at $6 Million, One Victim Identified

An alleged serial killer in East Cleveland, Ohio, was ordered held on $6 million bond today as authorities identified one of three women he is accused of killing dumping in plastic bags. Authorities also asked for ...

‘Whitey’ Bulger Trial Hears Apology to Brother of Murdered Woman

A man who confessed to helping strangle his girlfriend apologized to her brother in court today, triggering the latest foul mouthed eruption at the trial of accused Boston mob boss James “Whitey” ...

(Radio Iowa) – The project to restore a historic southeast Iowa building is less than half a million dollars within its fundraising goal. The three-story Union Block Building in Mount Pleasant was built ...

(Radio Iowa) – Boaters and others who use Iowa’s waterways have had to take a little more time this summer to clean their equipment once the fun on the water is done. A new state law designed to help prevent ...

(Radio Iowa) – Two men from Arizona are behind bars in Des Moines after what is believed to be the largest heroin bust in the city’s history. Des Moines Police Sergeant Jason Halifax says narcotics officers ...

(Radio Iowa) – On the heels of a study released Monday that found the U.S. military does a poor job of investigating sexual assault cases, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is unveiling legislation today that would ...