(Radio Iowa) – An incident late last week in Des Moines is serving as a reminder of a nearly undetectable killer that can surface in a home, especially in the winter. Eight people — three adults and five ...

Groom Killed While Helping Motorist in Snow

(ABC News) – A man married less than seven hours was killed along with a stranded motorist he stopped to help in the snow when they were struck by several vehicles, authorities say. The man was on the way back ...

Colo. School Shooting Victim Claire Davis in a Coma

(ABC News) – Claire Davis, the 17-year-old Colorado girl shot critically injured in the shooting at her high school, is in a coma, her family said tonight. In a statement posted on the Littleton Adventist ...

Navy Vet Scammer ‘Bobby Thompson’ Gets 28 Years

(ABC News) – An Ohio judge today sentenced the mastermind of a $100 million charity scam, who had become a major Republican campaign donor, to 28 years in prison. John Donald Cody, who operated under the ...

Man Shot and Killed in Front of Wife in Luxury Mall Carjacking

(ABC News) – Authorities are searching for two suspects wanted in the deadly shooting of a man who had just finished holiday shopping with his wife at an upscale mall in northern New Jersey. Acting Essex ...

Brisk Sales Raise Mega Millions Jackpot to $425M

(ABC News) – Superstition didn’t deter players hoping that Friday the 13th would bring them good luck in the recently revamped Mega Millions game, as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the ...

Family of American Held In Iran, Says He Was Spying for the CIA

(ABC News) – After years of secrecy, the family of the former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran seven years ago, Robert Levinson, acknowledged today he was working as a “spy” for a rogue CIA ...

(Radio Iowa) – NASCAR, which was unveiled as the purchaser of the Iowa Speedway in Newton late last month, has hired a new president of the auto racing facility. Jimmy Small, a 28-year-old suburban Detroit ...

(Radio Iowa) – As more Iowa cities compete to land a new state casino license, an economist from Creighton University says gambling can be like a “neutron bomb”  that kills other businesses in the ...

The annual Iowa State University survey of farmland values found the fourth straight record high average for one acre in 2013. Economics professor Mike Duffy who conducts the survey says the average value of $8,716 ...

(Radio Iowa) – Friday night’s drawing for the Mega Millions lottery game will be for an estimated $400 million. Mary Neubauer is spokesperson for the Iowa Lottery. “It’s the second largest jackpot in the ...

(Radio Iowa) – A Chinese national who became a resident of the U.S. through a work visa has been arrested for stealing trade secrets of bioengineered corn from two seed manufacturing companies in Iowa and ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says Iowa’s public pension system remains in strong fiscal health. The analysis from the Iowa Policy Project was released Thursday. The report ...

Interpreter at Mandela Event Was Hallucinating, Saw Angels

(ABC News) – The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that ...

Danish PM Defends Obama Selfie

(ABC News) – Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt says she was just having a “bit of fun” when she snapped the now famous selfie alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack ...

Accused Cliff-Push Bride Agrees to Plead Guilty

(ABC News) – A newlywed bride accused of deliberately pushing her husband to his death in Montana’s Glacier National Park agreed Thursday to plead guilty to second-degree murder. News of the plea deal ...

Republicans and Tea Party Activists in ‘Full Scale Civil War’

(ABC News) – Years of growing friction between the Republican Party leaders and its Tea Party faction has erupted into what one conservative said today was “full-scale civil war.” House ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – AMES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say the body of a dead man has been found in a residence hall at Iowa State University, but no foul play is suspected. The Iowa State University Police ...

(Radio Iowa) – Executives with the Ankeny-based Casey’s General Stores chain of convenience stores say company earnings were up 24 percent in August, September and October. “The results reflect the strong ...

(Radio Iowa) – A new report indicates Iowa employers plan to hire at a “steady pace” over the first quarter of 2014. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows 71-percent of the Iowa companies surveyed ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Transportation Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to proposed rules for red light and speed cameras that require cities to prove the devices are needed to improve safety on ...

Colorado 6 Year Old Suspended for Kissing a Girl

(ABC News) – The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment. The boy’s mother said officials at Lincoln ...

President Obama Poses for Selfie at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

(ABC News) – What do President Obama and a bunch of teenagers have in common? It turns out they like to appear in selfies at memorial services. Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt appeared to ...

(ABC News) – Relatives of a recently deceased 66-year-old woman discovered the skeletal remains of two infants in a footlocker at her northeast Ohio home, police said Tuesday. A man contacted investigators ...

Missing Couple, Kids Found Alive in Frigid Nevada Wilderness

(ABC News) – A member of a search team on Tuesday found a couple and four young members of their families who had been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada since Sunday, authorities said. The ...