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Iowa inmates to perform at New York City opera

Inmates from an eastern Iowa prison have spent weeks learning German and perfecting inflections to make their New York City opera debut in a broadcast performance of Beethoven's "Fidelio."


Investigators say missing Iowa family found dead in Mexico

Investigators say the bodies of an Iowa couple and their two children have been found in a rented condo in Mexico.


Missing elderly couple found dead in vehicle

Authorities say an elderly couple from central Minnesota reported missing along with a man who lived with them has been found dead in their vehicle.


No charges against Minnesota officers in fatal shooting

A Minnesota prosecutor says no charges will be filed against seven law officers in the fatal shooting of a North Carolina man last year.


Analysis of skeletal remains leads to suspected homicide

Sheriff's officials in northwestern Wisconsin suspect homicide in the case of skeletal remains found last December.


Sparta Middle School Teacher Charged Video included

Prosecutors in Monroe County filed charges against a Sparta Middle School teacher.  She's accused of sexual contact with a 17 year old male student at the high school. 27 year old Alexis Mashak is charged in a criminal complaint with child enticement, sexual assault of a child by a person who works with children and two counts of exposure. 


Eau Claire woman accused of letting men assault kids in exchange for money, drugs

Police said the assaults were orchestrated by Michelle Mayer, and started when the boy and girl were six and nine-years-old. A confidential informant estimated the children were assaulted every-other day for nine years.


How police finally found the Austin bomber


The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas' capital city for three weeks. More>>

Bill aims to limit camera use in Minnesota courts

House lawmakers are proposing steep restrictions on the use of cameras in Minnesota courtrooms.


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