Tom Beener wasn't a prisoner on Alcatraz, but he made his escape all the same. More>>
Some big changes have taken place in the Clayton County Sheriff's Office, right in the middle of two of the busiest weeks of the summer for the county. More>>
To help residents learn how to create beautiful, yet low-maintenance yards that benefit the environment, Backyard Abundance is hosting a free yard tour Saturday, Aug. 2 in Iowa City. More>>
Registration for the twelfth annual Fish-O-Rama begins Wednesday at noon at Manhattan Pavilion of Robbins Lake in Cedar Rapids. More>>
Five current University of Iowa students who purchase their 2014 Iowa football student season ticket will be rewarded with something that won't just put a smile on their face, but on their parents' as well: free tuition for the 2014 Fall and 2015 Spring semester of classes at the UI.
Dr. Lee Nelson, Wartburg College director of choral activities, has been selected to conduct the 68th annual Iowa All-State Choir in November.According to the Wartburg Marketing and Communications, the associate professor of music will conduct the 600 selected singers during their Iowa Music Festival performance at Iowa State University’s Hilton Coliseum, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m.More than 3,000 students will audition this fall for the annual concert that dates back to 1946.“It is the most presti... More>>
A U.S. Marine from Cedar Falls and his dog, are making it safer for their fellow soldiers. Taylor Cross, 21, is a Marine corporal and graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 2012. He is the caretaker and trainer for Vito, an explosive detector. They both are currently serving with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines in Afghanistan.
A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the... More>>
The U.S. Surgeon General is calling for people to stop tanning and sunbathing.
Strap on your running shoes and get ready to party at The Rave Run 5K in Cedar Rapids. It's a neon 5K. More>>
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. More>>
In just one week, the Linn County Sheriff's Office was involved in two high-speed pursuits across multiple counties and the latest involved a carjacking. More>>
Canadian Pacific Railway is declining to say exactly when it might re-open one of its bridges in Dubuque County that was heavily damaged Monday in a fire. More>>
Lawmakers are hammering out a $17 billion deal that would allow veterans to see local doctors and specialists if they live more than 40 miles from the nearest VA Hospital, or if the wait time for an appointment is more than 30 days. More>>
Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks.... More>>
An Elkport man was arrested Saturday after a hit-and-run accident in Clayton County. More>>
Iowa farmers are jumping at the opportunity to test new conservation practices. More>>
Authorities say a 17-year-old boy fell about 80 feet from a cliff at an eastern Iowa park. More>>
Police say a Davenport man was found passed out in front of a convenience store with a stolen cheeseburger from the business in his pocket. More>>
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