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George Zimmerman Jury Hears Key 911 Tapes in Start of Trial

The George Zimmerman murder trial began with a prosecutor telling the jury that Zimmerman killed teenager Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” while Zimmerman’s lawyer told the court it was a ...

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Ran Crime Ring With Help of FBI, Investigator Says

To the FBI he was known as informant BS 1544-OC, the OC designating “organized crime.” He was later upgraded to BS 1544-TE, designating “top echelon informant.” That role as FBI informant as ...

(Radio Iowa) – Hundreds of people were on hand today to greet 50 soldiers with the Iowa Army National Guard as they returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. The soldiers are with the 2-211th General ...

(Radio Iowa) – A former state legislator and candidate for governor says he’s considering a run for the U.S. Senate. Fifty-five-year-old Rod Roberts served 10 years in the Iowa House, representing the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Ag Secretary, Bill Northey, just returned from a trade trip to Turkey which he calls eye opening. “I didn’t realize how significant Turkey was as they compare themselves to the European ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King is among a group holding a six-hour-long press conference today in Washington, D.C. to insist on securing the southern border before any reform of the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s wildlife experts say the state’s pheasant numbers will likely be down this year compared to 2012. Todd Bogenschutz, a wildlife biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Congressman, Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Waterloo, says the Farm Bill was supposed to be voted on by the full House this week, but there is talk that vote may be delayed. “We are ...

‘Letters to Jackie’ Documentary Shows Snapshot of 1960s America’s Grief Over Kennedy’s Assassination

A new documentary is aiming to put a fresh perspective on President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, by retracing it through the moments when the American public reacted to his assassination. “Letters to ...

Aaron Hernandez’s Rental Car to Be Searched in Murder Probe

Investigators plan to execute a search warrant on an Enterprise rental car registered to New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez today, ABC News has learned. The car was near the body of a man who was found ...

Documentary Alleges TWA Flight 800 Cover-Up

In a new documentary, former investigators who looked into the mysterious crash of TWA Flight 800, which killed 230, are breaking their silence to claim that the explosion that brought down the plane in 1996 was ...

“Whitey” Bulger Implicated in 13 Murders by Confessed Hitman

Hitman John Martorano admitted on the stand today that he lied to his best friend before he shot him in the back of the head. “I couldn’t tell him I was going to shoot him,” Martorano told the ...

(Radio Iowa) – With the numbers complete for May, the Iowa Lottery is already well over its projection for income in this fiscal year that ends June 30th. Lottery CEO, Terry Rich, says their budget projected a ...

(Radio Iowa) – A Marshalltown man was killed in a motorcycle crash late last night north of Marshalltown. The Iowa State Patrol identifies the victim as 33-year-old Matthew Allen Lavender. A passenger, ...

(Radio Iowa) – The conservative group “Americans for Prosperity” is urging members of the U.S. House to vote against the Farm Bill when it comes up for a vote, perhaps later today. Christine Harbin is ...

(Radio Iowa) – One of the Republicans who’s running for the U.S. Senate calls Bruce Braley – the likely U.S. Senate nominee for Iowa Democrats — a “vulnerable” opponent. David Young recently quit ...

(Radio Iowa) – Sumner Police Dennis Cain faced the man who shot him during a bank robbery and police chase in October of 2012 for the first time Monday. Chief Cain delivered a victim impact statement during ...

(Radio Iowa) – Opinions are mixed on whether charges should be filed against the man who leaked top-secret documents about the U.S. government’s anti-terrorism program, which included spying on millions of ...

(Radio Iowa) – An update from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows 94-percent of Iowa’s corn crop is planted, while about three-quarters of the intended soybean acreage is in the ground. Iowa Agriculture ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican State Auditor Mary Mosiman has been on the job for exactly one month and one day. “I am very honored to be serving in this capacity and I would like to continue to serve in this ...

Woman ‘Intoxicated by Fear’ Fakes Her Own Kidnapping

A woman faked her own kidnapping because she was “intoxicated by fear” of getting caught driving under the influence, police told ABC News. The Beverly Police Department in Massachusetts charged Maria Brayfield, ...

Warm Weather Stirs Up Amoeba Warning

Florida health officials are urging swimmers to steer clear of stagnant water, which could be home to millions of microscopic killers. Naegleria fowleri, an amoeba invisible to the naked eye, loves to lurk in ...

NSA: ‘Over 50′ Terror Plots Foiled by Data Dragnets

The director of the National Security Administration today told Congress that more than 50 potential terrorist attacks have been thwarted by two controversial programs tracking more than a billion phone calls and ...

Amanda Knox Court Cites Abandoned Theory of Sex Game Gone Wrong

The Italian Supreme Court handling Amanda Knox’s murder case released its reasoning today and cited prosecutors’ early theory that her roommate Meredith Kercher died in an “erotic game” that ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended the licenses of two attorneys from Keota who were found to be overcharging a client.  Attorney Donald Laing was appointed the conservator for Vietnam ...