Iowa Basketball Beats No. 14 Purdue Behind Strong Second Half

The shooters went cold, the turnovers piled up and the Hawkeyes warmed up on offense after being a dismal 7 of 30 from the field in the first half. The Boilermaker legend led Purdue to a 56-20 overall record during his career. He scored 16 firs... More..

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by | Monday, January 04, 2016

Key things to know about the militia standoff in Oregon

Critics of the push for more local control have said the federal government should administer the public lands for the widest possible uses, including environmental and recreation. Malheur National Wildlife Ref...More..

by | Monday, January 04, 2016

Alabama-Clemson showdown makes for epic national title game

Dabo Swinney was dancing in the locker room again. He returned to the sideline in the second half in street clothes, with a bag of ice wrapped around his knee. Two resurgent football teams met at the Buffalo Wi...More..

by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

This Is What Major Flooding From The Mississippi River Looks Like

Parts of the South were also in the flood's path. Moderate Mississippi River flooding is expected in Memphis. The National Weather Service warned that a flash flood watch in affected areas would remain in p...More..

Cole Peyton, Oklahoma teen, shot in the back while 'ding-dong-ditching'
by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Cole Peyton, Oklahoma teen, shot in the back while 'ding-dong-ditching'

The outcome, she said, should have been different. After ringing the bell at one house, one homeowner stepped out of his door and shot the teen once in the back and again in the arm as the honor student told hi...More..

Stanford runs roughshod over Hawkeyes in Rose Bowl
by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Stanford runs roughshod over Hawkeyes in Rose Bowl

Three-time RoseBowl starter Kevin Hogan passed for 223 yards and three TDs in his final game for the Cardinal (12-2), as they won the Granddaddy of Them All for the second time in three trips over the past ...More..

Paul George, Pistons' Marcus Morris scuffle in Pacers' victory
by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Paul George, Pistons' Marcus Morris scuffle in Pacers' victory

Solo had five rebounds and a pair of blocks on a single possession to lead the way for In early In the fourth, coming up with the final two non-Paul George points of the night, driving In for a layup as part of...More..

by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Bundy family members, militia take over Oregon wildlife refuge headquarters

A spokesman for the group told CNN they are accusing officials of unfairly punishing ranchers who refused to sell their land. 'This is not a decision we've made at the last minute, ' he added, calling on othe...More..

by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Las Vegas Crash: Suspect Lakeisha Holloway 'Heartbroken,' Lawyers Say in Court

Holloway, who police said had her three-year-old daughter with her in the vehicle at the time, has been charged with one count of murder through use of a deadly weapon in the death of a 32-year-old Arizona ...More..

Peaceful protest followed by Oregon wildlife refuge action
by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Peaceful protest followed by Oregon wildlife refuge action

The Hammonds are supposed to return to prison Monday. The Hammonds said they lit the fire to reduce the growth of invasive plants and protect their property from wildfires, CNN affiliate KTVZ reported . "T...More..

by | Sunday, January 03, 2016

Clemson, Alabama set to battle for college football national title

On the flip side, Mayfield made some plays, but the Clemson defense intercepted him twice. Oklahoma has everybody else back in the secondary, as well as run-stopping linebackers Evans and Dom Alexander. Ala...More..

Jeb Bush Blames Obama for Rise of Trump
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Jeb Bush Blames Obama for Rise of Trump

Supporters cheered the former Florida governor's remarks at a Cuban restaurant near Miami. Bush sought to cast himself as a battle-tested leader with specific policy ideas as he struggles to overtake higher-p...More..

Man's charred body found on NIU campus ID'd as ex-student
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Man's charred body found on NIU campus ID'd as ex-student

He said Gill was last enrolled as a student at NIU in the fall of 2015. Gill was looking forward to graduating next spring with a degree in psychology, he said, calling his nephew a "very balanced kid" who "n...More..

by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Trump Declares 'War' on Hillary and Bill Clinton, Jeb Bush

Trump then brought up the former president: "They don't want to run against Trump... Is that the  best  you guys can do?'". Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Republican Jewish Coali...More..

Searchers find body of Seattle philanthropist
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Searchers find body of Seattle philanthropist

Officials say they believe he may have been caught up in an avalanche - because he was found in a debris field consistent with an avalanche having occurred. He took many people into the mountains for the first ...More..

Family: Former Minnesotan Killed In Alaska Plane Crash Killed Himself
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Family: Former Minnesotan Killed In Alaska Plane Crash Killed Himself

The tower is only open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. during winter months, and Demarest is believed to have known that and capitalized on the fact that no one was there. The commercial building appeared to be un...More..

Ted Cruz ends the year with big fundraising spike
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Ted Cruz ends the year with big fundraising spike

National Review's Tim Alberta and Eliana Johnson report a potentially important development: The emergence of an Anybody-But-Cruz-(Except-Trump ) movement from the soon-to-be ashes of the Iowa campaigns of Mik...More..

'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch and Mom Had Gun With Them
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch and Mom Had Gun With Them

Marshals Service and was taken in handcuffs through the terminal to an unmarked Dodge Charger early Thursday morning. She was charged last night with hindering the  apprehension  of a felon. She is being held w...More..

Death Toll From Floods in Missouri, Illinois Rises to 23
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Death Toll From Floods in Missouri, Illinois Rises to 23

And even though the river is dropping, "it will leave behind a mess", the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The Meramec's water level climbed to an all-time high in Valley Park, but has dropped about 6 feet s...More..

Alabama vs. Clemson: Championship Game Prediction
by | Saturday, January 02, 2016

Alabama vs. Clemson: Championship Game Prediction

Quarterback and Heisman finalist Deshaun Watson sparked the Tigers offense with a total of 332 yards and two touchdowns. The Clemson Tigers defeated the Oklahoma Sooners 37-17 Thursday afternoon to win the 20...More..