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MIT Officer Given Long Sought City Police Appointment

Before MIT campus police officer Sean Collier was executed, allegedly shot five times by the Boston bombing suspects as they tried to flee an FBI dragnet, the 26-year-old had been striving to become a police officer ...

Governor Branstad “likes” Facebook’s decision to locate a data center in Altoona

Governor Terry Branstad traveled to Altoona today to make the official announcement that social media giant Facebook will be building a $300 million data center in the Des Moines suburb. Altoona Mayor Skip Conkling ...

Oskaloosa man charged with killing young child

(Oskaloosa) – Oskaloosa police and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation have charged an Oskaloosa man in the death of a child. DCI agent, Mike Motsinger, says Oskaloosa police were called to the Mahaska ...

April 27 – Salad Luncheon

  The American Legion Auxilary will be having a salad luncheon on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:00am-1:30pm Cost is $6.00 per person. Public is welcome.

April 27 – Pancake Breakfast

There will be a pancake breakfast sponsored by the three UM churches in Ottumwa on April 27th from 9am-noon at Willard Street UMC. Invite your friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors to help fight malaria. The ...

April 27 – Zachary Casey Memorial Benefit

Saturday April 27th at 5 p.m, there will be a Zachary Casey Memorial benefit held at Best Western Fairfield Inn in Fairfield. It will benefit suicide awareness and prevention. Music by Pat Lanips, The War I ...

April 27 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day; Saturday, April 27, 2013; 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; Keosauqua Senior Center, 801 Front Street, Keosauqua, IA 52565. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Reserve Officers and the DEA ...

April 27 – Zachary Casey Memorial Benefit

Saturday April 27th at 5:00 there will be a Zachary Casey Memorial benefit held at the Best Western Fairfield Inn in Fairfield also discussing suicide prevention and awareness. Music featured by Pat Lanips, The War ...

April 27 – Fairfield’s Shrine Keystone Kop’s Pancake Breakfast

Serving 6am-10am Eagles, 1707 S Main St., Fairfield Adults $6.  Children 10 & under $3

A movement is rising in the U.S. Senate to put the brakes on the push for immigration overhaul, in light of the slowly emerging details about the foreign-born Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., ...

FIRST ON ABC: Diane Sawyer to Speak with George W. Bush and Laura Bush in a Special Interview

The 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush will speak first to “ABC World News” anchor Diane Sawyer as they prepare for the opening and dedication of the George W. ...

Guns, Immigration, Airport Lines: 5 Things You’ll Care About in Politics This Week

It’s trite to say a major crisis or tragedy changed everything. But the Boston Marathon bombing occurred smack in the middle of an extraordinarily active political season. Some big initiatives suffered ...

The Note: Boston’s Unfinished Business

THE LATEST FROM BOSTON: Federal prosecutors say they are expected to file formal criminal charges, possibly today, against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that could lead to the death penalty, a ...

Alleged Bomber’s Neck Wound Missed Vital Arteries

The bullet that sliced through the  neck of Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev likely missed his major arteries and windpipe, experts said. Otherwise, he would have been dead within minutes. “If you ...

Sequester Cuts, Resulting Furloughs Cause Flight Delays

Sunday brought flight delays as long as three hours to at least one airport, the result of staffing issues caused by federal sequester cuts and resulting furloughs. By noon today, the FAA website showed traffic to ...

Boston Bomb Suspect Eyed in Connection to 2011 Triple Murder

In the wake of the revelations about the violent nature of accused marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, investigators in the Boston suburbs tell ABC News they are probing whether he may have been involved in an ...

Manhunt for Boston Bombing Suspect Ended When He Meekly Lifted His Shirt

The final violent hours of the Boston terror spree began when the Tsarnaev brothers realized they were being followed by a Watertown police officer and stopped their car to attack the officer with gun fire and to ...

Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Charged With Using Weapon of Mass Destruction

(Courtesy ABC News) – Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in connection with the blasts that killed three and wounded at least 176 last ...