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(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 ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley was invited on the FOX News show “Fox & Friends” this morning to talk about his bill that would force the federal government to buy American-made U.S. ...

(Radio Iowa) – With the Fourth of July coming up this week, Iowans are being reminded that most fireworks are illegal in the state. Dave Linkletter, with the State Fire Marshal’s office, says there’s a ...

(Radio Iowa) – A southwest Iowa woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving her infant granddaughter in a hot car. Red Oak police responded to a call that an infant was inside a black Chevy Caprice with ...

(Radio Iowa) – Local growers from across the state will soon have the opportunity to sell their onions, radishes, sweet corn, and other fresh home-grown produce at their local farmers markets. Iowa Secretary ...

(Radio Iowa) – The State of Iowa and a dozen Iowa cities have split the $50,000 cost of an 18-month-long “rolling billboard” campaign to promote tourism within the state. State-owned trucks making ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says he hopes the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners forbids so-called “tele-med” or “web-cam” abortions. Last Friday, the board voted overwhelmingly to draft a rule ...

(Radio Iowa) – A barn that was more than century old was reduced to rubble in less than an hour this morning near Atlantic and may have been started by a flaming raccoon. Firefighters from Atlantic and Marne ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s governor says it’s up to Iowans to “make their own judgement” about last week’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage. Republican Governor Terry Branstad was asked ...

‘Hilarious’ Airline Complaint Letter Catches Eye of CEO

Most airline complaint letters are so filled with rage and tales of woe, it’s hard to see any humor in the situation. But that’s not the case with a letter written to LIAT, a small airline serving 21 ...

Video of Deadly Hostage Standoff in Walmart Released

Police have released surveillance video from an Oklahoma Walmart of a man who allegedly took a 2-year-old girl from a mother’s shopping cart and held a knife to the child’s throat. Surveillance cameras at the ...

19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona Wildfire

An elite team of 19 firefighters died Sunday while trying to protect themselves under fire-resistant shields from a fast-moving wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz., according to officials. Authorities believe the wildfire ...

Dirty Ex-FBI Agent Tears Up at ‘Whitey’ Bulger Trial

Corrupt former FBI supervisor John Morris teared up today as he addressed the widow and two sons of a man who was killed because he allowed an informant’s name to be leaked to accused Boston mobster James ...

(Radio Iowa) – This morning Governor Terry Branstad toured areas of eastern Iowa that have been hit by the strong storms that have swept through the state — and the governor told reporters the damage is ...

(Radio Iowa) – An eastern Iowa legislator who turns 52 today is announcing his campaign for congress today with stops in five cities in the second congressional district. Mark Lofgren, a Republican from ...

(Radio Iowa) – Last year at this time, many Iowans were enjoying locally grown sweet corn. That’s not the case this year. Terry Basol is a field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension. “This is ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Court of Appeals has waded into the question of how a leap year impacts legal filing deadlines. Martha Lane filed a lawsuit against the Spencer Municipal Hospital on February 29th of ...

(Radio Iowa) – A man who has led the opposition to same-sex marriage in Iowa sees “good news” in today’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings. Bob Vander Plaats says the court ruled the federal government must ...

(Radio Iowa) – Heavy rain in the past several days is pushing many waterways out of their banks in northeast Iowa. Many communities are seeing flooding and Independence is the latest city at risk. Rick ...

(Radio Iowa) – A spokesperson for Iowa’s prison system insists a break in at the construction site of the new Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison will not jeopardize security at the new facility. The ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa native who flew to Iowa today with his gay partner plans to marry here this afternoon. Todd Ruopp — a native of Marshalltown who now lives in Orlando, Florida — landed in Des Moines ...