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  • Man convicted of killing Iowa lawmaker’s two sisters

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury in Pennsylvania convicted a man Monday in the slayings of two neighbors — sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker — and now must de ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Man dies after jumping from moving car

    DENMARK — A southeast Iowa man has died after jumping from a moving car.Drake Knotts, 32 of Wever, w ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Woman hit by pickup, dragged for 600 feet

    SPIRIT LAKE — A Spirit Lake pedestrian was seriously injured after she was struck by a pickup truck and dragged for over 600 feet. Kathryn Kline, 39, ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • 28 rail cars derailed in eastern Iowa

    SABULA — Authorities say 28 full coal cars have derailed in eastern Iowa.Canadian Pacific says the a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Governor to sign renewable fuel bill in Newton

    Gov. Terry Branstad will make a Newton stop Tuesday for a public bill signing in Newton.Branstad wil ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Eastern Iowa attraction renovated to meet disability standards

    DAVENPORT (AP) — The Ferris wheel in Davenport has been renovated to allow people with disabilities to enjoy a ride.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Newton native receives UNL degree

    LINCOLN, Neb. — Kendra L. Haack, of Newton, was among nearly 2,800 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in historic ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Mount Mercy University students share academic work at Scholarship Fest

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Mount Mercy University students displayed academic work and research at the university’s annual Scholarship Festival held April 27. Thi ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Kirkwood honors outstanding students

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College honored more than 151 top-performing students in its annual Outstanding Student Recognition program.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Des Moines Community Playhouse presents ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the Pulitzer Prize winning comedy, “You Can’t Take It With You,” June 3-19.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Sanders: Democratic convention could be ‘messy’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be “messy” as he pushed the party to ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

    CHICAGO (AP) — The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China’s growing influence in the ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • New Mexico joining effort to rehabilitate historic theaters

    RATON, N.M. (AP) — For years, the Shuler Theater in this once-booming New Mexico mining town sat empty in a desolate downtown. It had long passed its ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Are Iowa school bomb threats linked to nationwide hoaxes?

    DES MOINES (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine whether bomb threats at four Iowa schools are linked to threats reported nationwide.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:32 am