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(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 ...

(Radio Iowa) – The emerald ash borer has been found in another Iowa county. State Ag Department entomologist, Robin Pruisner, confirmed the find today during a conference call with reporters. “A concerned ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Branstad arrived back in Iowa early this morning after a 10-day “trade mission” to Europe. Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham joined the governor on the trip ...

Edward Snowden Makes No-Leak Promise in Asylum Bid: Lawyer

Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden today applied for asylum in Russia and, as a condition, agreed to stop harming the U.S., according to a Russian lawyer who is advising him, but that doesn’t necessarily mean ...

Jodi Arias Attorneys Told To Prepare for September Sentencing

The murder trial of Jodi Arias will stretch on until at least September, when Arias will get another chance to convince a jury not to sentence her to death, a judge ruled today. Arias was found guilty in ...

Zimmerman Protests Heat Up Days After Verdict

Demonstrations against George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict turned violent in several cities Monday night, prompting police to warn against any further outbreaks as they brace for more demonstrations this ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Senator Tom Harkin is laughing off an assertion White House spokesman Jay Carney made Wednesday about critics of the Obama Administration’s decision to delay the requirement that ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republicans in the U.S. House have passed their own, scaled back version of the Farm Bill today, without any of the nutrition programs that have been included in the legislation for 30 years. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Saturday marks one year since cousins Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey vanished while riding their bicycles in the northeast Iowa town of Evansdale. Twelve months later, the case ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of the Des Moines Water Works has issued what he calls a “very unusual” request for voluntary water conservation. Des Moines residents are being asked to cut back on watering lawns ...

(Radio Iowa) – A University of Iowa law professor is among those wondering why the Iowa Supreme Court agreed to rehear the case of a fired dental hygienist who was let go because she was “too attractive” ...

(Radio Iowa) – Authorities have identified the remains of a man found in a roadside ditch, about five miles south of Fort Dodge, late Wednesday afternoon. The Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office has ...