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MLB: Chicago Cubs 8, New York Mets 2

CHICAGO, May 18 (UPI) — Scott Feldman fired 6 2/3 shutout innings and delivered a two-run double Saturday, carrying the Chicago Cubs over the New York Mets 8-2. Feldman (4-3)…

Plane crash-lands without landing gear in N.J.

NEWARK, N.J., May 18 (UPI) — A US Airways plane with 31 passengers aboard crash-landed at the Newark, N.J., airport early Saturday after its landing gear failed to deploy, officials…

Clear Lake man awaiting kidnapping trial picked up on warrants

Clear Lake man awaiting kidnapping trial picked up on warrants

MASON CITY -Mason City police apprehended a wanted man Thursday on the city’s North End. Chad Ryan Tannahill, 44, of Clear Lake, was arrested at the Casey’s gas station on…

UI Baseball: Hawkeye Finish Off 3-Game Sweep of Purdue

UI Baseball: Hawkeye Finish Off 3-Game Sweep of Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Eight innings of two-hit ball by sophomore Taylor Kaufman and the will to withstand a ninth-inning Purdue rally propelled the University of Iowa baseball team to…

NIACC moves to North Plains title game

NIACC moves to North Plains title game

GLENDIVE, Mont. – The NIACC baseball team is one win away from playing in its first NJCAA Division II World Series. NIACC picked up two wins Saturday over Miles Community…

NIACC baseball wins opener

GLENDIVE, Mont. – Tim Black tossed a two-hitter to lead NIACC to a 3-1 win over Miles Community College in the opening round of the North Plains district tournament Saturday…

D.C. CIrcuit Caseload, Nominees Srinivasan, Chen, Dorsey

Grassley Judiciary Committee Executive Committee Statement Prepared Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee Judiciary Committee Executive Meeting Nominations of Srikanth Srinivasan, to be United…

Judge denies defense request to photograph Tsarnaev

BOSTON, May 18 (UPI) — A federal magistrate in Boston declined a request by lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to take photographs of their client. Tsarnaev’s attorneys…

Ragan: “Time to remember the fallen soldiers”

Ragan: “Time to remember the fallen soldiers”

From Sen. Amanda Ragan – Monday, May 27, is Memorial Day. It is a time to remember the fallen soldiers who bravely served our country and the veterans among us…

Toronto mayor urged to speak out on crack cocaine allegation

TORONTO, May 18 (UPI) — A Toronto City Council member said Mayor Rob Ford must clear up questions on alleged crack cocaine use or “it will be a massive distraction”…

Mason City boys’ 4×800 places 7th at state

DES MOINES – The Mason City boy’s 4×800 relay placed 7th at the 4A state track meet in Des Moines. The quartet of Andrew Sloan, John Enright, Brad Petersen, and…

MLB: Boston 3, Minnesota 2 (10 inn.)

MLB: Boston 3, Minnesota 2 (10 inn.)

MINNEAPOLIS, May 18 (UPI) — Jonny Gomes lifted a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning that delivered Dustin Pedroia and gave Boston a 3-2 decision over Minnesota. The Red Sox…

Mason City issues RFP for relocation of historic houses

Mason City issues RFP for relocation of historic houses

MASON CITY – The City of Mason City has issued a request for proposals for the relocation of historic houses. The homes are located in flood zones mostly devastated in…

Iowa man arrested for hiring another to intimidate, shoot at peace officers

Iowa man arrested for hiring another to intimidate, shoot at peace officers

Ft. Madison, Iowa — On May 17, 2013, 18 year old Dillen Eaves from Ft. Madison, Iowa, was arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism, a class B felony,…

NIACC baseball preview

NIACC baseball preview

GLENDIVE, Mont. – The NIACC baseball team is three wins away from reaching the NJCAA Division II World Series for the first time in school history. NIACC (26-16), Miles Community…

Obama: Middle-class wages need to grow

Obama: Middle-class wages need to grow

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday the U.S. economy needs to create more “good, middle-class jobs, and we need to do it faster.” In his…

North Korea launches three short-range missiles

North Korea launches three short-range missiles

SEOUL, May 18 (UPI) — North Korea launched three short-range missiles into the sea Saturday off the country’s east coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry said. Kim Min-seok, a ministry…

Two dead, 13 injured in Afghanistan roadside bombs

KHOST CITY, Afghanistan, May 18 (UPI) — Two people died and at least 13 were injured Saturday in two separate roadside bomb explosions in Afghanistan, police said. An explosion in…

UI Baseball: Iowa Wins 2nd-Straight Series; Downs Purdue in Extras

UI Baseball: Iowa Wins 2nd-Straight Series; Downs Purdue in Extras

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Four runs scored following sophomore Nick Day’s two-out, 10th inning double to lift the University of Iowa baseball team to a 9-5 extra inning victory over…

GM returns to IPO levels

DETROIT, May 18 (UPI) — Shares of U.S. automaker General Motors Co. closed above their original purchase price on Friday for the first time in more than a year. Shares…

Human Rights Watch finds evidence of torture in Syrian prisons

RAQQA, Syria, May 18 (UPI) — Two Syrian security centers captured by rebel fighters showed evidence of arbitrary detentions and torture by the government, Human Rights Watch said. The group…

Emails could be key in Michael Jackson wrongful death suit

LOS ANGELES, May 18 (UPI) — A lawyer representing the estate of Michael Jackson’s manager has emails the pop star’s lawyers said could be key in the wrongful death trial…

Judge: ‘Dark Knight Rises’ didn’t infringe on trademark

HOLLYWOOD, May 18 (UPI) — An federal judge in Indiana ruled Warner Bros.’ “The Dark Knight Rises” did not infringe on the trademark name of a computer security program. In…

DirectTV mulls purchase of Hulu

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) — U.S. satellite service DirectTV is considering an investment in digital entertainment site Hulu, a source close to the talks told The Wall Street Journal.…

Northwood man injured in I-35 crash Saturday

Northwood man injured in I-35 crash Saturday

NORTHWOOD – A Northwood man was injured Saturday morning when a semi-truck struck his vehicle while he was traveling on Interstate 35. According to a report, Thoman Toye, 54, of…

U.S. Representative questions IRS involvement with ObamaCare

U.S. Representative questions IRS involvement with ObamaCare

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) — Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., said given the IRS’ recent scandal, the agency should not be in charge of enforcing ObamaCare regulations. Harris, in the weekly…

Trump says woman, 87, playing ‘age card’ in suit against him

CHICAGO, May 18 (UPI) — Real estate developer Donald Trump says an 87-year-old woman is “playing the age card” in a lawsuit she has filed against him in Chicago federal…

10-year-old gets three-year sentence in murder conspiracy plot

COLVILLE, Wash., May 18 (UPI) — A 10-year-old in Colville, Wash., was sentenced to three years in a juvenile detention facility for conspiring to kill a school classmate, court records…

Investigators Release Names of Involved Parties in Waterloo Officer Involved Shooting

Waterloo, IOWA — On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at approximately 1:06 AM, Waterloo Police responded to a 911 call regarding a man with a knife near E 4th Street and…

Defense: Dad killed boys so they wouldn’t grow up like he did

DALLAS, May 16 (UPI) — A Texas man drowned his two young sons because he didn’t want them to grow up abandoned and neglected as he did, his attorney says.…