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  • Man tried to bribe victim into not testifying

    SIOUX CITY — Authorities say a Whiting man tried to bribe his robbery victim into not testifying against him.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • City gets funding to renovate storefronts

    WILTON — The eastern Iowa city of Wilton has received funding to renovate much of its small, historic downtown.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Developer wants to build 29-story high-rise

    DES MOINES — A development group wants to build a 29-story high-rise in downtown Des Moines. Blackbird Investments, a Des Moines-based developer, want ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Cedar Rapids may turn to hunters for help with geese

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids may turn to hunters to help lower the number of geese making a mess of the city.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Omaha man charged in fatal hit-and-run

    COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — An Omaha man is facing charges stemming from a fatal hit-and-run on the Interstate 480 bridge between Iowa and Nebraska. Police ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Struggling hospital explores for-profit status

    MARSHALLTOWN — Marshalltown’s struggling hospital is talking to a Texas company about becoming a for-profit hospital. Central Iowa Healthcare official ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Des Moines bridge to be raised to fit flood regulations

    DES MOINES (AP) — A bridge in downtown Des Moines will close for a year as engineers elevate it to meet updated flood rules.
    May 25, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor’s accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to d ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Flooding from pipe break forces 3-month library closure

    BETTENDORF (AP) — The water pipe break that caused flooding in much of the Bettendorf Public Library will keep it closed for at least three months.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • State Department audit faults Clinton in emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday, ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Use of parasitic wasps to fight ash borer grows to 24 states

    DES MOINES (AP) — Millions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have been released into wooded areas in 24 states as the ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • NPD investigates attempted armed robbery

    Newton Police are investigating a Tuesday night attempted armed robbery at a Newton hotel. Police w ...
    May 25, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • NCSD board approves 3.25 increase for teachers

    Newton teachers will be getting a 3.25 percent raise for 2016-17.The Newton Community School Distric ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • ‘Shooting’ people successful hobby for McKinstry

    “I shoot people” isn’t the typical opening line for most folks, but when it’s followed by a request to take a photo, hobby photographer Jim McKinstry ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:17 am