(Radio Iowa) – Three luxury hotels in Iowa are being recognized with top designations by the continent’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization. Gail Weinholzer, at Triple-A-Iowa, says the three ...

(Radio Iowa) – The deadline is approaching for Iowa high school students who want to apply for a seat on the State Board of Education. The department’s Mike Cormack says the student must be a 10th or 11th ...

(Radio Iowa) – If you can’t devote a full week of your life to riding a bicycle across Iowa on RAGBRAI, you can get a taste of the long-distance biking festival — and more than a taste of bacon — during ...

(Radio Iowa) – Curiosity may have killed the cat, but curiosity could also lead to an expensive cellular phone bill. Iowans are being warned about a new scam that targets cell phone users. Jim Hegarty, at the ...

Deadly Batch of Heroin Has Already Killed 17

(ABC News) – A tainted batch of deadly heroin is suspected of causing more than a dozen overdoses in central Pennsylvania and has officials begging drug users to be extra cautious. The Allegheny County, Pa., ...

To Anguished Husband of World Traveler Who Vanished Near Home, ‘Feels Like 1,000 Years’

They had just fulfilled a dream, traveling the world together for two years from Egypt to Cambodia. Now, Leanne Hecht Bearden’s husband Josh is living a nightmare. “It’s been nine nights and feels ...

Colorado High School Student Sets Self on Fire in Cafeteria

(ABC News) – A student at a suburban Denver high school set himself on fire in the school’s cafeteria today and is in critical condition, authorities said. A female teacher was treated for minor cuts ...

Why Norovirus Is So Nasty and Terrifying to Travelers

(ABC News) – A nasty sickness has struck again aboard a cruise ship, sending more than 600 passengers and crew on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas to their sick beds with vomiting and diarrhea. The ...

(Radio Iowa) – Supporters of ethanol are encouraging Iowans to speak out in the final week of the comment period on the proposed new EPA rule that would drastically cut the amount of the corn-based product ...

(Radio Iowa) – Home sales and prices rose in Iowa last year compared to 2012, according to a report released Tuesday by the Iowa Association of Realtors. IAR president Kathy Miller says the number of homes ...