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Storm slams into Eastern US with wet snow, strong gales

January 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — A storm that arrived postcard-pretty in the nation’s capital Friday was morphing into a painful, even paralyzing blizzard with gale-force winds pushing heavy snow and coastal flooding. more »»

Marijuana group wins free speech lawsuit against ISU

January 23, 2016 DES MOINES — A federal judge ruled Friday that Iowa State University administrators violated the constitutional free speech rights of student members of a pro-marijuana group by barring them from... more »»

Iowa receives $97M grant for water quality, flood reduction

January 23, 2016 DES MOINES — Iowa has received a nearly $97 million federal grant to address the state’s water quality and flood challenges, officials announced Friday. Gov. more »»

Air Force: Human error damaged nuclear-armed missile in silo

January 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — Errors by three airmen troubleshooting a nuclear missile in its launch silo in 2014 triggered a “mishap” that damaged the missile, prompting the Air Force to strip the airmen of their... more »»

Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

January 23, 2016 Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city’s lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 millio. more »»

2 Chicago police officers involved in McDonald case now off street

January 23, 2016 CHICAGO — Two Chicago police officers whose official accounts of a 2014 fatal shooting of a black teenager by white Officer Jason Van Dyke contradict parts of a squad-car video have been put on desk... more »»

Lost amid the US-Iran news, $1.7B deal now raising questions

January 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s $1. more »»

4 dead after shootings in northern Saskatchewan

January 23, 2016 TORONTO — A gunman opened fire at a high school and a second location in an aboriginal community in northern Saskatchewan on Friday, leaving four dead and at least two injured, officials said. more »»

Europe’s migration crisis claims another 46 lives in Aegean

January 23, 2016 ATHENS, Greece — The death toll in Europe’s migration crisis rose Friday when two overcrowded smuggling boats foundered off Greece and at least 46 people drowned — more than a third of them children... more »»

Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid growing unrest

January 23, 2016 KASSERINE, Tunisia — Tunisia’s president vowed Friday to end the cycle of unrest that has pummeled towns across the country as authorities imposed a nationwide curfew — five years after the nation,... more »»

15 countries in arrears to UN including Venezuela lose vote

January 23, 2016 UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the General Assembly that 15 countries including oil producer Venezuela are in arrears in paying their annual contribution to the U.N. more »»

Creating a space to belong

January 22, 2016 STATE CENTER — No topic was left untouched at a West Marshall High School assembly Thursday. more »»

Local In & Out BP Travel Plaza a welcoming oasis

January 22, 2016 The electric-red “open” sign shines beacon bright even on a sunny day from the local In & Out BP Travel Plaza. more »»

Ninth annual Daddy Daughter Dance slated for Jan 29

January 22, 2016 Little girls ages pre-school through third grade will get to don their best outfits for an evening on fun and dancing with their fathers or other special male role model in their lives. more »»

2015 Central Iowa Fair photos available online

January 22, 2016 All 1,200 plus photos taken at the 2015 Central Iowa Fair by official fair photographer Chuck Friend are available for viewing online by using the link www.eventproofs.com/index. more »»

Iowa House panel OKs bill over gun rights in emergency

January 22, 2016 DES MOINES — State officials would lose their legal authority to restrict gun owners’ lawful use of weapons during emergencies under a measure an Iowa House panel advanced Thursday, one of several... more »»

UK judge: Putin ‘probably approved’ killing of ex-KGB agent

January 22, 2016 LONDON — Almost a decade after former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko lay dying in a London hospital bed, a British judge has concluded who poisoned him: two Russian men, acting at the behest of... more »»

Leader of armed group at refuge is speaking to FBI

January 22, 2016 PORTLAND, Ore. — The leader of an armed group that for nearly three weeks has occupied a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon has begun speaking with the FBI. more »»

 
 
 

 

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