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  • Woman who tried to vote twice for Trump gets probation

    DES MOINES — An Iowa woman charged with attempting to vote twice for Donald Trump last fall has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $750 fi ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Powerball jackpot climbs to $510M, 8th largest

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Student who faced harassment allowed to switch schools

    DES MOINES — A western Iowa teenager who faced harassment at school has been allowed to enroll in another district after his local school board denied ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • 14-year-old bicyclist struck and killed in eastern Iowa

    MUSCATINE — Authorities say a 14-year-old bicyclist died after she was struck by a car in eastern Iowa.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Iowa patrol recruits needed treatment for heat at academy

    JOHNSTON — The Iowa Department of Public Safety is confirming that recruits at its basic training academy were treated last month for heat-related ill ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Discovery of bat colony to delay start of Iowa school

    GEORGE — The start of the school year at one northwestern Iowa school district has been delayed after a colony of bats was discovered in a second-floo ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Parent company of former Iowa casino owner added to lawsuit

    SIOUX CITY — The parent company of a former Iowa riverboat casino has been added to a lawsuit seeking nearly $2 million in unpaid revenue-sharing fund ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Dubuque officials pitch ideas for new look for the city

    DUBUQUE — City officials in Dubuque are pitching ideas to improve life for residents. The list, presented at a public gathering Wednesday, includes in ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Former teen singing sensation Tiffany bringing hits to Iowa State Fair

    For anyone around in the 1980s it was hard to miss teased bangs, acid washed jeans and lots of great music. Those wanting to revisit the decade of exc ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Masterful Minis compete for Iowa State Fair honors

    DES MOINES — Mini masterpieces took the stage in the Doll Houses and Miniature Rooms competition judged prior to the start of the 2017 Iowa State Fair ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Home brewers square off for state fair honors

    DES MOINES — Amateur brewers from across the state competed for top honors in the Iowa State Fair Oenology – Beer competition, judged on Aug. 3, prior ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Vintners win top honors

    DES MOINES — Wine makers from across the state competed for top honors in the Iowa State Fair Oenology – Wine competition, judged on August 3, prior t ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Couple wins $3.25M after adopted son was killed

    DES MOINES — An Iowa couple whose adopted baby was killed after his birth parents regained custody in 2014 has won a $3.25 million judgment in a lawsu ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Iowa’s last statewide exchange insurer seeks higher hike

    DES MOINES — The last health care insurance company to sell policies to individuals in Iowa through the Affordable Care Act says proposed increases to ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Black Hawk Co board rejects wind farm moratorium plan

    WATERLOO — Black Hawk County supervisors have rejected calls for a temporary ban on wind farms. None of the supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting made a mo ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • City officials approve new bridge to memorial island in Iowa

    EVANSDALE (AP) — Officials of city in northeast Iowa have approved plans for a bridge to a memorial park that’s dedicated to homicide victims, includi ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • The Iowa State Fair is on: Time to visit the Butter Cow

    DES MOINES (AP) — More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair each year, and sometimes it seems like every one of them is clustered ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Woman dies weeks after bonfire accident in Waterloo

    WATERLOO — A Waterloo woman has died weeks after receiving serious burns in a bonfire accident. Forty-three-year-old Mary Ann Blow died last week at t ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Ex-mayor criticized for Confederate flag, heated posts

    DAVENPORT (AP) — A former Davenport mayor whose posting of a Confederate flag on his Facebook page sparked a social media outcry says he wishes the up ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Small patch of Iowa ground to be in path of total eclipse

    HAMBURG — Big crowds are expected in parts of Nebraska and other states that will experience a total solar eclipse next week, but officials are making ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Police ID man stabbed at state fair, announce arrest

    DES MOINES — Authorities have identified a man stabbed at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines and announced an arrest in the case. The Iowa Public Safet ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Volunteers needed for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program

    DES MOINES — AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Approaching its 50th year, Tax-Aide off ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Trial set for reporter who recorded ‘Bachelor’ hearing

    WATERLOO — A judge has scheduled trial for a television reporter accused of violating an order not to take courtroom video of “The Bachelor” star Chri ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Superintendent pleads not guilty in drunken driving case

    SERGEANT BLUFF — A northwest Iowa school superintendent is facing an October trial on accusations of drunken driving.
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Iowa Gov. Reynolds criticizes planned tuition increases

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds criticized proposed tuition increases at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University but didn’t commit t ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Activists oppose rule mandating $1M insurance for rallies

    DES MOINES (AP) — Some activists are pushing to change rules that require groups to obtain $1 million in liability insurance before holding a protest ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Judge tosses murder conviction, orders new trial

    DES MOINES — A state district court judge has thrown out the murder conviction of a Tama man concluding there wasn’t enough evidence to prove the man ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Iowa authorities release name of 17-year-old killed by train

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Authorities have released the name of a 17-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a train on the east side of Cedar Rapids. The Lin ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Rep. Todd Prichard suspends campaign for governor

    DES MOINES — Democratic Rep. Todd Prichard has suspended his campaign for Iowa governor.Prichard ind ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Man sentenced to life in prison for deadly Iowa jail escape

    COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to murder and 11 other counts for killing a western Iowa sheriff’s deputy and wounding another during a ...
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Iowa woman gets life sentence in cold case killing

    OMAHA, Neb. — A 42-year-old Iowa woman who was convicted of killing her romantic rival has been sent to a Nebraska prison for life.
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Make your claim at the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth

    DES MOINES — State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald is rolling out a change to the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth at the Iowa State Fair. New this year ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Sioux City man pleads not guilty in Nebraska man’s death

    SIOUX CITY — A Sioux City man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Nebraska man.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Authorities: Woman walking on tracks killed by train

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Authorities say a woman was struck and killed by a train while she was walking on tracks on the east side of Cedar Rapids.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • U. of Iowa proposing annual 7 percent tuition increases

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa is proposing a 7 percent increase in tuition annually for five years.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • 2 held in Indiana, face murder charge in woman’s death

    CLARE — Two people have been charged with murder following the identification of a body found Saturday near the small central Iowa community of Clare.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Iowa city officials review data for traffic camera locations

    WATERLOO (AP) — Officials from northeast Iowa are reviewing traffic crash data to decide where to install automated traffic cameras.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • 2nd man convicted in eastern Iowa trailer park slaying

    DAVENPORT — A second defendant has been convicted in the robbery-slaying of a man at an eastern Iowa trailer park. A Scott County jury found 21-year-o ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Mom whose baby died on changing table resentenced

    DES MOINES — A Des Moines mother whose baby died on a changing table has been ordered to undergo substance abuse and mental health treatments as part ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Lag in Trump’s condemnation frustrates Iowa GOP Sen. Ernst

    FORT DODGE (AP) — Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst expressed frustration Monday that it took President Donald Trump two days to specifically condemn white suprema ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Hot weather taking its toll on fish

    The end of summer is the worst time for underwater dwellers. When temperatures are high and oxygen levels are low, fish and other water critters are p ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Trial date set for teacher accused of not reporting abuse

    MARION — A November trial has been scheduled for a Marion kindergarten teacher accused of not reporting that a 15-year-old classroom volunteer sexuall ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Johnston school district scrambling to hire teachers

    JOHNSTON — With only days to go until the new school year starts, the Johnston Community School District says it’s still scrambling to hire enough ele ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Reynolds’ campaign declines to release more info on schedule

    DES MOINES (AP) — The gubernatorial campaign for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is declining to provide more information about blocks of time in her day-to-da ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Some University of Iowa student employees make $8.20 an hour

    IOWA CITY — Data from the University of Iowa shows that more than half of undergraduate student workers at the university were paid less than $10.10 p ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Authorities investigate inmate death in Clinton County jail

    CLINTON — Iowa authorities are investigating the death of an inmate in the Clinton County jail.The C ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Iowa school superintendent accused of drunken driving

    SERGEANT BLUFF — A northwest Iowa school superintendent has been accused of drunken driving.Court re ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Iowa man to have his quilts displayed in Kalona quilt museum

    MUSCATINE (AP) — When Don Zaehringer walks into a quilting store with his wife, store attendants usually ask his wife if she needs help.
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Powerball jackpot expected to be $430 million Wednesday

    DES MOINES — The Powerball jackpot will continue to grow above $400 million this week because no one matched all the numbers in Saturday’s drawing. Lo ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:10 am