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Amanda Knox’s Third Trial Starts With Plea for ‘Dignity of Truth’

Amanda Knox’s third murder trial began in an Italian courtroom today with a written appeal from the sister of Meredith Kercher, Knox’s former roommate who was slain in 2007, saying that Kercher ...

Empty Runaway Train Crash Makes Chicago Authorities Suspicious

An empty train rolled down a Chicago el track and slammed into a commuter train that was loading passengers this morning, injuring dozens and bringing the rush hour to a halt. Officials investigating how the train ...

Obamacare Standoff Recalls Pain of 1995 Shutdown

Whether a looming government shutdown lasted hours or months, there could be pain ahead for thousands of federal workers and Americans who will be affected by parts of the federal government’s shuttering its ...

(Radio Iowa) -Republican Congressman Steve King is publicly signaling his support of the embattled leadership of the Iowa GOP.  Local party organizations in Appanoose and Polk Counties have passed resolutions that ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad met with the State Board of Education Thursday to discuss the group’s education goals for the next year.  The state passed a major reform package in the last ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s top fire investigator has resigned. State Fire Marshal Ray Reynolds is being reassigned and he’ll become the new head of the state’s building code and inspection unit. Reynolds has ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Jefferson County Attorney says charges will not be filed in the September 4th shooting of a southeast Iowa man. Authorities say David Bittner, of Lockridge, had been shot in the stomach by ...

(Radio Iowa) – The mother-in-law of a woman found dead in her home in Tama Wednesday has been charged with the woman’s murder. Iowa DCI Special Agent In Charge Bill Keitzman says the body of 32-year-old ...

(Radio Iowa) – The chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa says he has no intention of resigning and he’s striking back at critics who’ve raised concerns about lackluster fundraising for the state party ...

(Radio Iowa) – Another state trooper was pulled over last month for speeding while driving the governor’s SUV. A spokesperson for the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Sergeant Scott Bright, says it happened ...