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Airport Employee Arrested in Dry Ice Explosions

(ABC News) – A Los Angeles International Airport employee has been arrested in connection with the dry ice explosions during a two-day span earlier this week at one of the nation’s busiest airports, ...

Parents of Alleged Cyberbully Blame Facebook Hack

(ABC News) – The parents of one of the teenage girls accused of bullying Rebecca Sedwick to suicide said they monitored their daughter’s Facebook activities nightly and saw no signs of bullying, ...

Soldier’s ‘Salute Seen Around the World’ Brought Men to Tears

(ABC News) – U.S. Army Ranger Cpl. Josh Hargis was lying on a hospital bed in Afghanistan, hooked up to a breathing tube with his right hand heavily bandaged when he was awarded a Purple Heart for his valor in ...

Senate Leaders’ Agreement Extends Debt Limit to Feb. 7

(ABC News) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have reached an agreement on a compromise that would fund the government until Jan. 15 and extend the debt limit until Feb. 7. ...

(Courtesy of WOI) - IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Law Enforcement Academy hired an instructor last year even though he’d been demoted from his previous job for harassing a female cadet. The Ankeny ...

(Courtesy of WOI) - WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A joint drug task force in Iowa says it has seized more than 15 pounds of methamphetamine worth more than $1 million. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) today rejected a call for enacting stricter water quality standards for 159 Iowa lakes. The Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) was among the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The wide variety of weather this spring and summer caused stress for many plants — but not pumpkins. Diane Ten Napel, along with her husband, has operated Diane’s Pumpkin Patch in Plymouth ...

(Radio Iowa) – A former Iowa congressman who worked behind the scenes on embassy security issues says moving U.S. embassies out of urban areas may be the best option for security. Former Congressman Neal ...

(Radio Iowa) – Farmers across the region who’ve seen crops and livestock wiped out in recent tornadoes, floods and blizzards can’t get official damage assessments done as Farm Service Agency offices are ...