UN chief: Somalia could still fail

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, warning that Somalia could slide back into being a failed state, called Tuesday on coun…

Austin city leaders discuss levy

Austin city officials are re-evaluating their levy decrease after a change to the levy limit law in place for 2014.

One north Iowa veteran’s take on Syria

The President is seeking congressional approval for a military strike, and now congress is holding its first public hearing on it. And now, …

Cedar Rapids bans feeding of wildlife

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Wildlife in Cedar Rapids may have to work a little harder for their meals as the city posts signs publicizing an o…

Man arrested for weapon on school grounds

GARNER, Iowa – A man who was found asleep in his truck on school grounds Tuesday morning is in jail, after police find a weapon in his vehic…