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McDonald’s CEO Responds to 9-Year-Old Girl Who Claims Kids Are Being Tricked

Don Thompson, CEO of McDonald’s Corp., found himself on the grill after a 9-year-old girl accused the fast food giant of trying to “trick kids into eating food that isn’t good for them.” ...

3 Injured After I-5 Bridge Collapse Sends Cars Into Water

Three people were sent to the hospital after a portion of an Interstate 5 highway bridge in Mount Vernon, Wash., collapsed Thursday, dumping two vehicles and a travel trailer into the icy water, authorities said. ...

No ‘Manifesto’ But New Clues to ‘Frustrated’ Boston Suspect: Sources

Just over a month after Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed during a standoff with police, investigators said they have begun to piece together a picture of what he did during a six-month ...

Jodi Arias Jury Foreman: ’18 Days of Testimony Hurt Her’

The man in charge of the jury that convicted Jodi Arias of murder but could not reach agreement on whether her life should be spared described the process as “gut-wrenching” and said he and his fellow ...

Two Davenport men were charged by the Iowa DNR for having 332 fish in excess of their limit. The DNR says Jeremy Nguyen and Chi Hue Tran were fishing the Mississippi in downtown Davenport on May 17th. An informant ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The end of the 2013 legislative session was complicated by a group of 11 Republicans who had hoped to ban all taxpayer-funded abortions in the Medicaid program, including abortions for poor ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The 2013 Iowa legislative session is history, with high-profile actions on education reform and property tax relief. Legislators took other steps that will change the everyday lives of ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Legislators have voted to create a new “Iowa Healthy and Well Plan” that meets the governor’s demand for an “Iowa solution” to providing some sort of insurance coverage to up to ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Governor Terry Branstad made a rare appearance in the Iowa House this morning to watch as legislators took the final votes on a plan supporters say will cut taxes by at least $400 ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Dezirea  Hughes, a seventh-grader from Dayton has identified herself as the girl who escaped an abduction attempt Monday afternoon in which her friend Kathlynn Shepard was taken. Shepard ...

Susan Powell Case: Video of Missing Mom Surfaces as Case is Closed

A newly released, eerie home video made by Susan Powell, the Utah mother who disappeared in 2009 under mysterious circumstances, shows her recording her family’s belongings just in case something ever ...

Jodi Arias Could Get Second Jury if Jurors Deadlock on Death Penalty

The jury in the Jodi Arias murder trial began its third day of deliberations today on whether to sentence  Arias to death, raising the possibility that prosecutors may retry the penalty phase of the case if the ...

Cops Rescue Kidnapped NYC Man After 32 Days of Alleged Torture

A New York City businessman was rescued this week after being held for more than a month in an abandoned warehouse, where his alleged abductors tortured him for weeks in a plot to extort his family for millions in ...

Oklahoma Tornado: Teacher in Storm-Whipped School Records Moment of Impact

  Cellphone video recorded by an Oklahoma teacher at Briarwood Elementary School shows the exact moment an E-F5 tornado tore through the building as she attempted to calm students’ fears by telling them, ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Federal budget cuts are forcing three flood gauges along three Iowa rivers to be switched off, but officials now say two of the gauges are being rescued.  Jeff Zogg, senior hydrologist at ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The former Indianola city employee who was the subject of a recent state audit is now facing formal charges. A state audit report released on May 16 showed former Indianola City Attorney ...

             (Radio Iowa News) – Some items have been found that belong to the two girls who police say were abducted by a registered sex offender in north-central Iowa. But, 15 year old Kathlynn ...

(Radio Iowa News) – A flurry of votes are likely today in the Iowa House and Senate as a key legislator says there is a “very real possibility” the 2013 legislative session may conclude today. House ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Legislators have hammered out a tentative deal on education reform, one that creates a commission to study teacher evaluation methods and grants new independence for home schoolers. ...

Lawmakers at the statehouse are rushing though a slew of bills to try to wrap up the work of the 2013 legislative session today. A bill that just cleared the Iowa House sets aside money in the state surplus to pay ...

Oklahoma Tornado: 2 Devastated Elementary Schools Had No Safe Rooms

There are reinforced tornado shelters in more than 100 schools across Oklahoma, excluding the two that were devastated by a Tornado earlier this week in Moore, Okla., an emergency-management official said. As ...

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Grateful for Support, Privacy in Letter

The three Cleveland women rescued from the kidnappings that kept them in captivity for over a decade say they are “happy and safe” as they continue to recover from the harrowing ordeal. The attorneys for ...

Jodi Arias Feels ‘Betrayed’ By Jury, Waffles on Apology

Hours after Jodi Arias asked a jury to spare her life for killing her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, the convicted killer maintained in a jailhouse interview with ABC News that it would have been ...

Florida Man Shot by FBI Was About to Sign Boston Murder Confession: Officials

The man shot dead by an FBI agent in Orlando, Florida early today was “about to sign a statement” admitting to a role, along with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, in an unsolved triple ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Iowa farmers made up a lot of time planting last week with a stretch of dry weather. The latest crop report from the U.S.D.A. shows 71-percent of the corn is now in the ground — an ...