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(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad has signed an executive order which calls for new training for staff at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, as well as “the same standards for restraint and seclusion” ...

(Radio Iowa) – Attendance at the 2013 Iowa State Fair was down compared to the previous two years, despite nearly ideal temperatures and no rain during the fair’s open hours. Fair CEO Gary Slater ...

Ga. Widow to Serve About 4 Years in Prison

A judge has sentenced the Georgia woman convicted of lying to investigators about the shooting death of her husband outside a preschool to spend the next four years in prison. The judge handed down a five-year ...

Man Committed Suicide at Olivia Newton-John’s House, Police Say

(ABC News) – The middle-aged man found dead at Olivia Newton-John’s home in Jupiter, Fla., committed suicide, police said. “Subsequent to an autopsy this morning, conducted by the Palm Beach County ...

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Was Shot in Face, Say Doctors

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev received multiple life-threatening injuries, including a gunshot to the face before his capture, doctors revealed in grisly detail in newly unsealed court documents. ...

Suspect in Custody at Ga. School; Reports of Shots

A suspect was in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school Tuesday, the school chief said, with television footage showing young students running out the school being escorted by teachers ...

(Radio Iowa) – Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar became the first of a likely parade of potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidates to visit Iowa, but she downplayed the speculation during her speech ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission this week approved a $20,000 fine for a violation at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona. Commission administrator, Brian Ohorilko, explains ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa student won first place in her age division at this summer’s National Braille Challenge. Fourteen-year-old Lauren Thomson of Adel was one of over a thousand students who participated ...

(Radio Iowa) – Many of us spend long hours staring at computer screens, tablets, TVs and our tiny telephones. It can lead to vision problems, headaches and worse. Iowa optometrist Dr. Beth Triebel calls it ...