Iowa

This may be the wildest Black History Month headline ever. According to authorities in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Robert Noye, a black man, kidnapped a white woman over the weekend and forced her to watch “Roots,” Alex Haley‘s 1977 miniseries regarding the history of slavery in America and threatened to kill her and chop off her […]

Two Iowa police officers were shot and killed while sitting in their cars on Wednesday in two separate shootings that took place 20 minutes apart in different locations.

Black Iowa teens received college scholarships for keeping their promise to graduate high school. The scholarship offer and promise to graduate came a decade ago.

An Iowa man is facing hate crime charges after he was arrested on Sunday for fighting with a Black man. Andy Benavidez of Iowa City was wearing a surgical mask when police discovered him fighting the other man, and told police he wore the mask because he was “allergic to Black people,” local outlet KGAN reports. […]

A van carrying Ben Carson's presidential campaign team "hit a patch of ice and flipped on its side," striking another vehicle.

Donald Trump disavowed a group's robocalls that urge voters to vote for Trump because "we don't need Muslims," but understands their anger.

Iowa fourth grader Maddy Douglas recently refused to answer a math problem in her Common Core homework because it broke “girl code.”

A woman who believed she was 12 weeks pregnant turned out to be six months pregnant when she gave birth to her fourth child in…