{FD} Mollie Tibbetts’ mom opens up home to son of Mexican immigrants after his parents fled slain student’s town

Laura Calderwood, the mother of slain University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, opened up her home to Ulises Felix, the son of Mexican immigrants, who fled the town after a suspect was arrested in connection with her daughter’s murder.

{FD} Iowa father sentenced after leaving his maggot-infested to die in hot apartment

An Iowa father will spend the rest of his life behind bars for leaving his infant son alone in an apartment bedroom for nine days while maggots crawled over the boy and E. coli infected his bloodstream before he ultimately died, The Des Moines Register reported.

{FD} Midwest snowstorm cancels hundreds of flights as holiday weekend winds down

A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow Sunday, canceling hundreds of flights at airports in Chicago and Kansas City and forcing parts of some major highways to shut down as the Thanksgiving holiday weekend drew to a close.