After Larry Mainor left the armed forces, he spent years getting high on crack and sleeping in cars, under bridges, behind restaurants and even in the woods. Via: Fox News
BP’s 86-day struggle to stop the flow of oil gushing from its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico will be the focus of a trial scheduled to resume Monday in federal court. Via: Fox…
In a rare non-partisan move, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted overwhelmingly in favor of the creation of a special envoy for religious freedom in South Central Asia and the Middle East. Via: Fox…
An investigation into the June deaths of 19 firefighters killed while battling an Arizona blaze has found a litany of problems stemming from inadequate radio communication. Via: Fox News
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is bringing together emergency medical workers and health care providers from rural communities to discuss how to improve emergency medical response.
CHICAGO (AP) — A fifth man has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting at a Chicago park last week that wounded 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy.
TAMA, Iowa (AP) — A judge has set bail for a woman accused of killing her daughter-in-law at $1 million.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cows in 14 herds in eastern Iowa have come down with an illness spread by small flies and more often found in deer.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Starting Tuesday, uninsured Iowa residents can start using the new online marketplaces created under President Barack Obama’s health care law to compare and buy health insurance plans.
IN LOCAL POLITICS, TWO INCUMBENTS AND TWO NEWCOMERS HAVE FILED NOMINATING PETITIONS TO RUN FOR THE WEST BURLINGTON CITY COUNCIL.