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Experts confront multiple explanations for surge of killings

July 29, 2016 NEW YORK — The relentless series of mass killings across the globe poses a challenge for experts trying to analyze them without lapsing into faulty generalizations. more »»

Man convicted in Chandra Levy’s death will not be retried

July 29, 2016 Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust... more »»


July 28, 2016 Privacy and space. A renovation project three years in the making was celebrated at the Iowa Veterans Home this week during an open house in the Dack Buildin. more »»

MHS chosen for secure internet pilot program

July 28, 2016 Safe and secure access. more »»

Bobcat Academy prepares for little learners

July 28, 2016 Part child care, part preschool, all educational. That’s the plan for Bobcat Academy, a program over two years in the making for co-directors and teachers Ashley Johnson and Amber Youn. more »»

Obama boosts Clinton; Kaine mocks Trump

July 28, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that fuels... more »»

Prosecutors abandon case against police in Gray’s death

July 28, 2016 BALTIMORE — More than a year after a black man suffered a broken neck in a police van, the effort to hold six officers criminally responsible for his death collapsed Wednesday when the city dropped... more »»

Iowa crime lab analyst fired after anti-black Facebook rant

July 28, 2016 IOWA CITY — An Iowa state crime laboratory analyst has been terminated after posting a rant on Facebook that said she no longer feels safe around black people, her agency said Wednesday. more »»

Appeals court upholds man’s conviction in slaying of pregnant wife

July 28, 2016 IOWA CITY — A volunteer firefighter’s conviction in the death of his pregnant wife will stand even though there is no direct proof of his guilt, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. more »»

Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails

July 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and... more »»

Would-be Reagan assassin only days away from freedom

July 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg,... more »»

Clinton wins historic nomination

July 27, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that... more »»

Sheriff: Hard work solved case

July 27, 2016 Deputies from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office were in force at this week’s re-sentencing of twin brothers Burt and Derek Smith and accomplice Jayson Speaks for the Rebecca Hauser murder. more »»

A fundraising fashion statement

July 27, 2016 Consider it a fashion statement for those who support the Marshalltown Police Department. more »»

Board hears concerns over road closure

July 27, 2016 A public hearing about a proposed closure of a segment of Underwood Avenue was held during the Marshall County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning. more »»

Happy days

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Summer safety tips

July 27, 2016 Summer is the season of camping, hiking and taking family vacations, but it is also a time when plants, insects and the elements can interfere with your plans. more »»



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