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‘Sliders’ Snatching Valuables From Cars Across US

In a new wave of crime that occurs in an instant, thieves are cagily sliding into victim’s cars and snatching valuables from open windows, in what police are calling “sliding.” From Corbin, Ky., to Tampa, ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro’s ‘House of Horrors’ Demolished

Michelle Knight was on-hand today to see the Cleveland “house of horrors” where she was held captive for 11 years by Ariel Castro demolished. A smiling Knight, 32, greeted crowds and handed out yellow ...

Lottery Fever Fatigue: Powerball Soars to $425 Million

If it seems as though lottery fever has become a near-constant ailment, that’s because it has. Tonight’s Powerball jackpot, worth a cool $425 million, is just the latest in a string of history-making ...

California Missing Kids’ Dad Begs Suspect to ‘Let My Daughter Go’

While authorities in San Diego wait on DNA test results to determine if remains found in a scorched California home belong to one of two children for which an Amber Alert was issued, the childrens’ father ...

(Radio Iowa) – Not far from Iowa City, Johnson County officials are trying to preserve a 19th century farm that was once a home for the poor and mentally ill by placing it on the National Register of Historic ...

          (Radio Iowa) – Modern wind turbines are now a common site across the Iowa countryside, while old fashioned windmills are rusting away on abandoned farmsteads. But, a central Iowa man is working ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans who love the taste of farm-fresh sweet corn, tomatoes and other just-picked veggies already know where to go — as this is Iowa Farmers Market Week. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill ...

(Radio Iowa) – Congress left Washington for its August recess Friday without passing a new farm bill and the current farm bill extension will expire just weeks after lawmakers are scheduled to return. While ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad is regrouping and hopes to come up with a new alternative that would prevent Iowa school districts from starting early in mid-August. “It is an important issue to a lot ...

(Radio Iowa) – State Auditor Mary Mosiman gives the state budget plan the governor and legislators agreed upon high marks overall, but she is raising a few concerns. Mosiman, a Republican, says about $129 ...