Month: September 2019

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Grinnell College is showing off its new collection of rare books, acquired from the Salisbury House in Des Moines. It includes some 5,000 first editions, signed books and documents from Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, Queen Elizabeth the First and many other historical figures. Chris Jones, the college’s special collections librarian and archivist, says […]

The president of the Iowa Association of Realtors says home sales across the state were up in August. John Goede says that’s not the only good thing he sees in the numbers. “And just as importantly — year-to-date everything statewide is stable — the sales are up slightly, the closings are up slightly, the listings […] — Police have opened an investigation into a disturbing act of road rage last week after cellphone video showed three women attacking each other with a bat on a busy Chicago highway. Illinois State Police said the incident unfolded during rush hour on Interstate 57 on Chicago’s south side early Thursday morning after a […]

jaminwell/iStock(DELAND, Fla.) — Three people were killed after a small plane crashed in Central Florida. The Cessna 421 crashed in a wooded area off State Road 44 in Deland around 4 p.m., according to a news release from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. First responders discovered the three victims on the scene without a pulse, […]

iStock/Thinkstock(GALLIPOLIS, Ohio) — Ohio authorities are searching for four inmates who escaped a jail after overpowering two female corrections officers. They were armed with at least one homemade weapon when they overpowered the corrections officers and then forced open a secured door at the Gallia County Jail in Gallipolis, Ohio, just after midnight on Sunday, […]

Google(GLYNNFOLIAGE, Georgia) — A hunter has been killed after one of his companions shot him while mistaking him for a deer in Georgia, according to authorities. A group of hunters were in a wooded area near Myers Hill Road in Glynn County, Georgia, on Saturday when the victim, Bobby Lane, was shot by his friend, […]

iStock/rawintanpin(SANTA FE, N.M.) — Search-and-rescue crews are scouring a million acres of New Mexico wilderness for a small private plane with two people aboard that was reported missing after taking off from an airport and vanishing without a trace, officials said. Officer Dusty Francisco of the New Mexico State Police told ABC News on Sunday […]

Carson King(NEW YORK) — It all began with a handmade sign asking for beer money. Then it was discovered that Carson King, the 24-year-old whose sign reading “Busch Light Supply Needs Replenished” went viral after it appeared on ESPN’s “College Game Day,” had written some racist tweets as a teenager. King, who’s vowed to donate […]

iStock/DavidPrahl(LONGVIEW, Washington) — Newly released video shows a school bus full of terrified children shortly before the driver was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated in Washington state. Catherine L. Maccarone, 48, was arrested on Sept. 12 after a Longview Public Schools student called 911 to report that he suspected she was driving drunk, according […]

ABC News(LAS ANGELES) — Police in California deployed a stun gun on a woman after she allegedly entered a police department armed with an 8-inch meat cleaver and threatened a victim. The suspect, 22-year-old Mariel Capulong, allegedly grabbed a woman who had just exited the Salinas Police Department, wrapping her arm around the victim’s neck […]

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