Saturday, October 12

Today is Saturday, October 12, the 285th day of 2013. There are 80 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1492 – Christo…

Cedar Rapids warns of cooking fires

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Cedar Rapids is stressing cooking fires during Fire Prevention Week. City fire department spokesman Greg Buelow no…

Newton man dies in salvage yard accident

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says a 42-year-old Newton man died in an accident at a salvage yard. The Des Moines R…