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‘Whitey’ Bulger Jury Hears From Alleged Victims

On the last morning of her husband’s life, Patricia Donahue kissed him goodbye and they made plans for him to take their 8-year-old son Tommy fishing over Mother’s Day weekend. It was May 11, 1982 and ...

Miss. Police Find $360K in Secret Car Compartment

A Mississippi officer found over $360,000 in cash hidden in a car’s secret compartment during a routine traffic stop, police said. “On Tuesday, July 9, an officer pulled over a driver for a routine traffic ...

Murder Charge to Be Filed in Death of Calif. Boy

The 16-year-old half-brother of an 11-year-old boy found dead earlier this week in Southern California will be charged with one count of murder, prosecutors said Friday. The suspect was expected to make a first ...

George Zimmerman’s Fate Rests With Six Women

The fate of George Zimmerman now rests in the hands of six women, five of them mothers. They range in age from their early 30s to women in their 60s. Four of the women either have experience with guns or relatives ...

(Radio Iowa) – A major producer in central Iowa expects to set a record again this year when it comes to picking sweet corn. Ron Deardorff grows 200 acres of sweet corn near Adel, and says when he begins ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Tom Latham says there is likely to be an effort this week to resurrect the Farm Bill. “I’m optimistic,” Latham said during an interview with Radio Iowa. “We’re ...

(Radio Iowa) – The parents of Kathlynn Shepard are joining with a nonprofit group to push for tougher penalties in Iowa for sex offenders who target children. Kathlynn Shepard, a 15-year-old from Dayton, was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa health officials are monitoring a spike in cases of an intestinal infection caused by a parasite. There have only been 10 cases of cyclospora in the state in the last 20 years, but several ...

(Radio Iowa) – The mother of a 20-year-old from Newton who reported her son missing after not hearing from him during his cross-country trek says she he checked in this weekend. Susanne Landgrebe says she was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Animal conservationists from around the world are gathering in Des Moines today for an international conference on endangered species. Blank Park Zoo is the site for the annual Zoos and ...

(Radio Iowa) – Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds today said she and Governor Branstad have an “ambitious schedule” and the state troopers who drive them around the state sometimes have to speed to make up ...

Asiana Airlines’ Crash Unlikely to Scare Away Customers

Before Saturday’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport and the death of two passengers from China, Asiana Airlines was known mostly to travelers who fly to South Korea to see family or conduct ...

Teresa Heinz Kerry Condition Upgraded to ‘Fair’

Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston updated Teresa Heinz Kerry’s condition from “critical” to “fair” this morning, a family spokesman said. “She is undergoing ...

Asiana Airlines Crash Victim Possibly Hit By Rescue Vehicle

Authorities investigating the Asiana Airlines jet crash at San Francisco International Airport are looking into the possibility that one of the two victims who died may have been hit by a rescue vehicle at the ...

George Zimmerman Friends Insist It’s His Voice Screaming for Help

George Zimmerman’s lawyer started his first full day of presenting his defense today by calling several of Zimmerman’s friends and co-workers to testify that it was Zimmerman’s voice screaming for ...

(Radio Iowa) – State Ag Secretary Bill Northey has been touring the state to survey crop conditions and on Tuesday he made stops in the southwest Iowa communities of Council Bluffs, Hamburg, Shenandoah and ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition says Lance Armstrong will likely get a warm welcome on this year’s RAGBRAI. Armstrong will participate in three or four days of the week-long bicycle ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is questioning the motivations for Tuesday’s decision by the Obama administration to delay a key element in launching the federal health care law. The provision ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa lost woodland acres last year for the first time in nearly four decades, according to an analysis by the U.S.D.A. Forest Service. Paul Tauke, State Forester for the Iowa Department of ...

(Radio Iowa) – Ames police are trying to determine the age of a human skull found Tuesday in the center of the city near the Skunk River. Commander Geoff Huff says the skull was found around eight o’clock. ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Department of Public Health is confirming the first human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. “The person who become ill is a middle-aged male in Linn County,” State ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Tom Latham says he does not support the immigration reform package that cleared the U.S. Senate last week. “The Senate bill — it certainly would not have any ...

Kidnap Suspect Ariel Castro Not Allowed See Girl Fathered With Alleged Victim

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and keeping them locked inside his home for a decade, was denied access today to the 6-year-old daughter he fathered with one of his alleged ...

Mother of Toddler Held Hostage Had ‘Compassion’ for Her Captor

Alicia Keating, the mother of a 2-year-old that was taken hostage in Walmart, says she hasn’t stop thinking about the standoff that turned deadly, but has “compassion” for the man that held her ...

George Zimmerman Got an A in Stand Your Ground Class

George Zimmerman studied self defense, including Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground Law and got an A in the course, his college instructor told a courtroom today, appearing to contradict ...