Lengthy federal role in civil rights cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was pronounced “not guilty” in a Florida courtroom, the cry went up. The U.S. governmen…

Train kills 37 pilgrims in eastern India

PATNA, India (AP) — A lawmaker says a speeding train has run over a group of pilgrims, killing at least 20 people in eastern India. Parliame…

Shave's Sports Spotlight: Pro Wrestling

Shave’s Sports Spotlight: Tennis

A few dedicated Mason City Parks and Rec tennis instructors, including a former college coach, are passing down their passion to people of a…

Conn. police: Cable outage not 911-worthy

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department wants people to know that missing your favorite show isn’t an emergency. Fairfield p…

Today in History

Today is Monday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2013. There are 134 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 19, 1848, the …