Disruptive jetliner passenger sentenced to prison

A Brazilian man who caused a jetliner flight to be diverted to Cedar Rapids has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison
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Police say Cedar Rapids shooting victim died in hospital

Police say they're investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old man in Cedar Rapids as a homicide
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Ready to fight: Cory Booker shows his tough side to voters

Cory Booker is known as the sunny candidate in the crowded Democratic presidential primary, but he's also trying to play the fighter
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The Latest: Harris won't comment again on Smollett probe

California Sen. Kamala Harris says she won't comment again on the investigation into a reported attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett until an investigation
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Democratic candidates spend holiday in New Hampshire, Iowa

Several Democratic presidential candidates are closing out the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, with stops planned across states key to securing thei
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Warren takes on Trump, says he may not be 'free' in 2020

Democrat Elizabeth Warren is taking aim at President Donald Trump, saying he "may not even be a free person" by next year's election
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Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice call

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker takes his call for social justice to Iowa, where he is visiting with African-American leaders
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Iowan sentenced for birthday bank heist

A Monticello man has been sentenced to prison for robbing an eastern Iowa bank on his birthday
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Landlords file suit against Iowa officer for false arrest

Two Iowa landlords who were charged with felonies after they say they were falsely accused of stealing a tenant's washer and dryer are suing the detective and p
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Man acquitted of punching 2-year-old girl to death

A jury has acquitted a 31-year-old man accused of punching to death a 2-year-old girl in Iowa County
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Iowa How They Fared

Iowa How They Fared
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Midwest awaits spring-like thaw just days after bitter cold

Midwest awaits spring-like thaw just days after bitter cold; temperatures could climb by 80 degrees
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Dubuque woman tied to 2 drug overdose deaths gets 27 months

A Dubuque woman tied to two drug overdose deaths has been imprisoned
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Long johns to short sleeves: Rapid thaw follows polar blast

Long johns to short sleeves: Rapid thaw to follow polar blast; temperatures could climb by 80 degrees
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The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm

At least three deaths in western New York are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches of snow and inflicted subzero wind chills
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Latest: Deep freeze, fast thaw punishes Detroit water mains

As much of the Midwest begins a quick thaw from the deep freeze that dropped wind chill temperatures below minus 50, crews are preparing to clean up the mess ex
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Latest: More than 4K Chicago flights cancelled since Tuesday

More than 4,000 flights have been canceled at Chicago's two international airports amid a deep freeze that brought record cold temperatures to Illinois
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Latest: Health agency tallies Illinois casualties in cold

The Illinois Department of Public Health says at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits and one person has died due to cold-related injuries since
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Dramatic temperature swings heading to Midwest

Historic deep freeze expected to ease, but disruptions and record-breaking lows still hit the Midwest
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The Latest: Utility eases conservation plea ahead of warmup

Xcel Energy has lifted a request to its Minnesota natural gas customers to lower their thermostats, as concerns about conserving gas eased with the warmup in th
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The Latest: Some Illinois low temperature records shattered

Authorities say two all-time low temperature records have been broken in Illinois
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The Latest: Woman found dead in unheated Milwaukee home

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says it's investigating the death of a woman found frozen in her unheated apartment
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The Latest: Severe cold disrupts Detroit's light rail system

Detroit's light rail system suspended service due for a few hours due to the extreme cold after streetcar batteries struggled to remain charged
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The Latest: Amtrak restores Chicago service

Amtrak is beginning to restore service out of Chicago after cancelling dozens of trains this week because of the extreme cold
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