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(Radio Iowa) – An incident late last week in Des Moines is serving as a reminder of a nearly undetectable killer that can surface in a home, especially in the winter. Eight people — three adults and five ...

Groom Killed While Helping Motorist in Snow

(ABC News) – A man married less than seven hours was killed along with a stranded motorist he stopped to help in the snow when they were struck by several vehicles, authorities say. The man was on the way back ...

Colo. School Shooting Victim Claire Davis in a Coma

(ABC News) – Claire Davis, the 17-year-old Colorado girl shot critically injured in the shooting at her high school, is in a coma, her family said tonight. In a statement posted on the Littleton Adventist ...

Navy Vet Scammer ‘Bobby Thompson’ Gets 28 Years

(ABC News) – An Ohio judge today sentenced the mastermind of a $100 million charity scam, who had become a major Republican campaign donor, to 28 years in prison. John Donald Cody, who operated under the ...

Man Shot and Killed in Front of Wife in Luxury Mall Carjacking

(ABC News) – Authorities are searching for two suspects wanted in the deadly shooting of a man who had just finished holiday shopping with his wife at an upscale mall in northern New Jersey. Acting Essex ...

Brisk Sales Raise Mega Millions Jackpot to $425M

(ABC News) – Superstition didn’t deter players hoping that Friday the 13th would bring them good luck in the recently revamped Mega Millions game, as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the ...

Family of American Held In Iran, Says He Was Spying for the CIA

(ABC News) – After years of secrecy, the family of the former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran seven years ago, Robert Levinson, acknowledged today he was working as a “spy” for a rogue CIA ...

(Radio Iowa) – NASCAR, which was unveiled as the purchaser of the Iowa Speedway in Newton late last month, has hired a new president of the auto racing facility. Jimmy Small, a 28-year-old suburban Detroit ...

(Radio Iowa) – As more Iowa cities compete to land a new state casino license, an economist from Creighton University says gambling can be like a “neutron bomb”  that kills other businesses in the ...

The annual Iowa State University survey of farmland values found the fourth straight record high average for one acre in 2013. Economics professor Mike Duffy who conducts the survey says the average value of $8,716 ...