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Iowa braces for flooding with more rain on the way

Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Volunteers filled sandbags and homeowners began moving things out of their basements on Saturday, and one small town evacuated about 100 homes in preparation for flooding along the Cedar River in Iowa.

  • Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Volunteers filled sandbags and homeowners began moving things out of their basements on Saturday, and one small town evacuated about 100 homes in preparation for flooding along the Cedar River in Iowa.

  • Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University strongly supports the right of students to peacefully demonstrate about issues that are important to them, the school’s president said Saturday, a day after students took to the field after a football game to protest racist graffiti that showed up on campus earlier in the week.

  • | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened Saturday with emotional but joyful words from the country’s first black president, who said he hoped the stories contained inside will help everyone “walk away that much more in love” with their country.

  • | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    BURLINGTON, Wash. — The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead and sparked an intensive, nearly 24-hour manhunt is in custody, authorities said Saturday.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2016 - 12:05am

    MARBLEHEAD, Mass. — One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face that may help unite a deeply divided Republican Party months after the fiery Texas conservative called Trump a “pathological liar” and “utterly amoral.”

  • Posted: Sep 23 2016 - 7:28pm

    BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington State say four people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle and that at least one suspect remains at large.

  • | Posted: Sep 23 2016 - 12:05am

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors filed first-degree manslaughter charges against a white Oklahoma police officer Thursday, less than a week after she fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street and just days after police released videos of the shooting, saying in court documents that the officer “reacted unreasonably.”

  • | Posted: Sep 23 2016 - 12:05am

    LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Investigators haven’t been able to question a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey because he’s too severely injured from his shootout with police, a law enforcement official said Thursday as the man’s father said he’d warned federal authorities about the man’s interest in jihadist material.

  • | Posted: Sep 22 2016 - 12:05am

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that says magistrates with religious objections can refuse to marry same-sex couples.

  • Posted: Sep 22 2016 - 12:05am

    Boat capsizes, at least 42 dead

  • | Posted: Sep 21 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Sugar has become the nutritional villain du jour, but just how bad is our addiction? The answer is tricky.

  • | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    State and federal lawmakers are promising to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in the U.S. commercial fleet in Hawaii, and at least one company already stopped buying fish from the boats following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections.

  • | Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    State and federal lawmakers are promising to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in the U.S. commercial fleet in Hawaii, and at least one company already stopped buying fish from the boats following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections.

  • Posted: Sep 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Immigrant wanted in NY-area bombings captured in shootout