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Stories with place: Newton
  • Mason Mitchell wins ARCA Racing Series event in Iowa 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 1:07 am

    NEWTON, Iowa - Mason Mitchell won the ARCA Racing Series event Friday night on his home track, passing Kyle Weatherman in a one-lap overtime sprint to the finish at Iowa Speedway.

  • Blacks torn between anger, mercy for Charleston shooter 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 4:16 am

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black church's members, including the pastor.