DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa has received a $15,000 grant from Principal Financial Group to improve a… More »
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Organizers of the 2014 Miss America pageant couldn’t wait until Saturday night’s traditional “show us your shoes” parade to unveil the state-themed footwear the contestants will wear.
Hours before preliminary competition was to
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Burnsville man is charged with taking two employees of a gas station hostage last weekend.
The Dakota County Attorney’s… More »
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Witnesses say a neighbor tried to help someone escape a mobile home fire in Waterloo but had to give up… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, two brash New Yorkers whose careers were shattered by sex scandals, sought political redemption in Tuesday’s primaries after a campaign season that played out at times like a lurid
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting the world’s largest Ferris wheel, dubbed the High Roller. Workers hoisted the final 60-foot piece of the 55-story outer wheel into place Tuesday. Here’s a look at the
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A former Massey Energy mine executive who acknowledged he conspired in an illegal advance-warning scheme at West Virginia coal mines has been ordered to spend 3½ years in prison.
U.S. District Judge Irene Berger
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Johns Hopkins University dean who asked a prominent computer scientist to remove a blog over a post he published about the National Security Agency has apologized for acting in haste.
Hopkins engineering school dean
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys suing Google for enabling its camera-carrying vehicles to collect emails and Internet passwords while photographing neighborhoods for the search giant’s popular “Street View” maps look forward to resuming their case now that
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Mexican court that freed drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero seriously violated criminal procedures by failing to quickly notify the Attorney General’s Office, preventing it from acting to block the release, two of Mexico’s highest-ranking