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(Radio Iowa) – Many new cars on Iowa’s roads are packed with high-tech gadgets that let us make phone calls, change radio stations and even turn on the wipers with voice commands. A new report finds those ...

Much of the country will see severe thunderstorms today and parts could even see a storm called a derecho. But National Weather Service meteorologist, Frank Boksa, says don’t expect to see it here. “It would not ...

Authorities in central Iowa believe a fatal car crash Tuesday involved a horse. Polk County Sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened early Tuesday morning north of Bondurant. The driver of the car, 53-year-old ...

(Radio Iowa) – A retired Republican political consultant from California was in Des Moines today to file an ethics complaint against a national group that helped bankroll campaigns against four Iowa Supreme ...

Edward Snowden Claims NSA Documents Show U.S. Hacks China: Report

Alleged NSA leaker Edward Snowden claimed today to have evidence that the U.S. government has been hacking into Chinese computer networks since at least 2009 – an effort he said is part of the tens of thousands of ...

Girl to Get Lung Transplant From Adult Donor Amid Controversy

The 10-year-old girl whose family fought the so-called Under 12 Rule for the last several weeks will receive a lung transplant today from an adult donor, her aunt told ABC News. Sarah Murnaghan, 10, of Newtown ...

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Was a ‘Hands on Killer,’ Prosecutor Tells Jury

Arthur “Bucky” Barrett was a small-time jewel thief in 1983 when he was lured to a meeting with alleged Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, chained to a chair and tortured for hours, a ...

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Imprisoning Three Women for a Decade

Ariel Castro, the Ohio man accused of keeping three kidnapped women captive in his home for a decade, pleaded not guilty today to 329 counts of rape, torture and murder. A bearded Castro remained silent during his ...

(Radio Iowa) – The latest U.S.D.A. crop report shows a statewide average of less than two suitable days for field work last week due to wet conditions. Corn planting advanced only four percent to 92-percent ...

(Radio Iowa) – More than a quarter of the Iowa business owners who took part in a new survey plan to boost employment between the months of July and September. The third quarter Manpower Employment Outlook ...

A report by Connect Iowa shows broadband access for the state has increased by six-percent in six months beginning in October of last year. Connect Iowa Program Manager, Amy Kuhlers, says 93.7-percent of the state ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad has turned down applications from seven Iowa inmates to commute their prison sentences — including three who are serving life. The governor turned down the request to ...

(Radio Iowa) – The U.S. Senate passed a five-year, 500-billion dollar farm bill last night and forwarded the legislation on to the House. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the wide-ranging bill is “a step in ...

(Radio Iowa) – After nearly four-and-a-half months in the role, the chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party is stepping down and is expected to step forward soon as a candidate for higher office. Tyler Olson ...

Wedding Ring Lost in Chicago, Found in Arkansas

A wedding ring lost in Chicago turned up 600 miles away in Arkansas. Steve Anderson, 63, of North Little Rock, Ark., was unloading packages in the warehouse of Applied Industrial Technologies when he noticed ...

Princeton University Evacuated for Bomb Threat, Suspicious Package

Princeton University was evacuated today after a bomb threat was called into the school and a suspicious package was found on campus. The phone threat was made to the university around 9 a.m. and threatened ...

Hero. Traitor. Whistle-Blower. Spy. What to Call NSA Leaker Ed Snowden?

Before he was labeled a “hero” or a “traitor,” Ed Snowden, the intelligence contractor who leaked the details of a secret domestic data mining program, was called a ...

(Radio Iowa) – The search for a missing north central Iowa teenager is over. A fisherman found her body Friday near Boone and an autopsy this past weekend confirmed Kathlynn Shepherd died of blunt force ...

(Radio Iowa) – Two of Iowa’s oldest highways are enjoying more attention as groups work to preserve their past history. The 100-year-old Lincoln Highway was the nation’s first coast-to-coast roadway. The ...

(Radio Iowa) – Inspecting the inside of a water tower may not sound very exotic, but the procedure is going high tech in an eastern Iowa city. When a water tower’s interior paint is nearing the end of its ...

(Radio Iowa) – Three state-licensed casinos were fined for three different offenses at the recent meeting of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. The largest fine of $20,000 was levied against the Diamond Jo ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad is joining key legislators in promising to review the 1992 sentencing of a man who hung himself after kidnapping two girls in May. “I think it is appropriate that we ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Branstad’s campaign team is touting the 58 percent job approval rating Branstad recorded in the recent Des Moines Register “Iowa Poll.” His campaign sent an email to supporters ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad rejected the idea of sending state tax dollars to the Food Bank of Iowa last year, but Branstad says he is “much more likely” to approve a $1 million state ...

(Radio Iowa) – On Wednesday Governor Terry Branstad will hold a ceremony in Hiawatha to sign into law the package of property tax breaks that cleared the 2013 Iowa legislature, but Branstad’s already ...