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Man sentenced to state prison for stabbing

July 23, 2014 A Marshalltown man faces four years in prison for allegedly stabbing a man downtown. more »»

Tama supervisors hold meeting with light agenda

July 23, 2014 The Tama County Board of Supervisors had a light agenda this week. The board OK’d the second amended and restated agreement for Tama County Case Management Services. more »»

HHS: 122 immigrant children entered Iowa this year

July 23, 2014 DES MOINES — More than 100 children who entered the country illegally and alone were sent to Iowa in the first half of the year, a spokesman for the U.S. more »»

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

July 23, 2014 JERUSALEM — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel’s main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. more »»

Jailer says he lied about affair with slain woman

July 23, 2014 DAVENPORT — An Iowa man lied about his affair with a pregnant co-worker days after she was killed but had nothing to do with her slaying, according to his testimony Tuesday at the murder trial for... more »»

Iowa 3rd among states in child well-being

July 23, 2014 DES MOINES — A new national report on the well-being of children released Tuesday ranked Iowa third in the nation, up four places from last year, the best showing for the state in 25 years. more »»

Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

July 23, 2014 TUCSON, Ariz. — The U.S. more »»

Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

July 23, 2014 DANVILLE, Pa. — Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd’s skull — to keep her alive. more »»

New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

July 23, 2014 BOSTON — A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt... more »»

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

July 23, 2014 KHARKIV, Ukraine — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash... more »»

NY judge orders 24-7 Argentina debt talks

July 23, 2014 NEW YORK — A federal judge Tuesday ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years, saying a default would hurt “real people.” U.S. more »»

End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

July 23, 2014 CARACAS, Venezuela — The beginning of the end came for the world’s tallest slum Tuesday as officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside the half-built Caracas... more »»

Senate, House on collision course on border money

July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama’s emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded... more »»

To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests

July 23, 2014 CHICAGO — Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea — fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe... more »»

Dangerous heat and humidity blanket much of central Iowa

July 22, 2014 Two familiar summertime visitors have returned to Iowa. more »»

Stuff the Bus campaign starts this weekend

July 22, 2014 School supplies can be a big expense this time of year and many families struggle to find the fund. more »»

Alleged arsonist gets prison time

July 22, 2014 A Marshalltown man was granted his request and has been sentenced to five years in a state prison. Van A. more »»



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