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  • Trivia night set for Saturday at McCann Center

    A trivia night will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the McCann Center in Newton.The entry fee is $1 ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • April hearing set in open records dispute on police shooting

    BURLINGTON (AP) — A judge could hear arguments from an Iowa newspaper in April as it seeks records related to a fatal 2015 police shooting in Burlingt ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Woman charged in shooting death of husband

    DAVENPORT — Police have charged a Davenport woman with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of her husband while he slept.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • One person dies in early morning house fire Sunday

    IOWA CITY — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire that killed one person in Iowa City.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Man gets life for girlfriend kidnapping, attack

    BURLINGTON— A Burlington man accused of refusing to let his 16-year-old girlfriend leave then using a machete and skateboard to attack her has been se ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Trials for brothers charged in Iowa lottery scandal delayed until July

    DES MOINES (AP) — Trials for brothers charged with ongoing criminal conduct in Iowa for allegedly fixing lottery games to collect jackpots have been d ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • One man killed during home invasion in northeast Iowa

    SUMNER — Authorities have identified the man killed during a weekend home invasion in northeast Iowa.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • GOP could make sweeping changes in Iowa Legislature

    DES MOINES — Following an election that gave them strong majorities in the state Senate and House, Republicans will take charge of the next session of ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:58 am
  • Autopsies planned on bodies found in home

    FORT DODGE — Autopsies are planned on the bodies of a man and woman found in a Fort Dodge home.The b ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Special election set for Iowa House seat

    DES MOINES (AP) — A special election has been scheduled for a House seat that was vacated by an incoming state senator.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • 17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist

    PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 17 people Monday in connection with the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashia ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Streep, Trump trade barbs amid actress’ Globes speech

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes turned out to be the o ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Community stakeholders continue budget requests for city

    As the city of Newton looks to begin work on the 2017-2018 budget, community stakeholders took their turn submitting requests for funding. 
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • ‘Healing Touch’ secured as community sculpture

    After working for more than a year and a half, a major sculpture has been secured for the Newton community.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Berg Middle School loses student to suicide

    Following an attempted suicide last weekend, Berg Middle School eighth-grade student Sean Ryan was pronounced dead Wednesday night.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:37 am