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  • Former Iowa Lt. Gov. Joy Corning dies at age 84

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says one of his former Lt. Governors, Joy Corning, has died at the age of 84.
    May 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Man suspected of shooting at officer caught after chase

    WATERLOO — Authorities say a man suspected of shooting at a Waterloo officer has been apprehended after a foot chase.
    May 22, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Former greyhound track falls into disrepair in Waterloo

    WATERLOO — The eyesore that used to be the Waterloo Greyhound Park has fallen into disrepair while two groups with a claim on it battle in court.
    May 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • 2 men sentenced for bilking Iowa woman in IRS scam

    MASON CITY — Men from Texas and Alabama have been sentenced for posing as Internal Revenue Service agents and bilking a northern Iowa woman.
    May 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Man found dead in church parking lot after shooting

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police are investigating after a man was found dead in a church parking lot early Sunday.
    May 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa man carves wooden crosses for people facing hardships

    BURLINGTON (AP) — John Bennett was recently lying in a hospital bed with religious items on a tray in his lap.
    May 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Branstad veto puzzles groups seeking money for repairs

    DES MOINES (AP) — Some advocates for programs that help low-income people are expressing puzzlement over Gov. Terry Branstad’s decision to veto spendi ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa Supreme Court orders new trial in sex abuse case

    DES MOINES — As expected, the Iowa Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man sentenced last year to up to 10 years for sexually abusing a teenag ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa college planning $50M in campus improvements

    DAVENPORT (AP) — A Davenport college is unveiling plans for more than $50 million in campus improvements that includes student housing, building upgra ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa to pay $6.5M to settle landmark sports bias lawsuits

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and ...
    May 22, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Thousands at Water Festival

    Two thousand fifth graders from more than 80 Iowa school districts took part in the day-long 2017 Iowa Children’s Water Festival held on the Des Moine ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Tribes fighting pipeline drop appeal

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — American Indian tribes who are still fighting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in court have dropped an appeal of a federal judge’ ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Man dies after tractor overturns, pinning him

    PRESTON — Authorities say a man was killed after a tractor rolled over on him in eastern Iowa.The ac ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Man sentenced to 10 years for role in heroin overdose

    DES MOINES — A Norwalk man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the heroin overdose death of a West Des Moines woman has been sentenced to 10 year ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • PD destroyed video of officer using force on juvenile

    WATERLOO — The Waterloo Police Department has destroyed surveillance video of a 2010 incident in which an officer used “unnecessary force” against a j ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Service confirms 2 tornadoes caused damage in Iowa

    WASHINGTON — The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes caused some eastern Iowa storm damage. The service says the first tornado t ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Planned Parenthood to close four clinics after funding cut

    DES MOINES (AP) — Planned Parenthood on Thursday announced it will close four of its 12 clinics in Iowa, after the new Republican-led Legislature cut ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • High winds blamed for trucker’s death during storms

    TRIPOLI — Authorities say a trucker has been killed by one of the thunderstorms that raced across Iowa, leaving power outages and damaged buildings in ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Police: 16-year-old girl found dead weighed 56 pounds

    PERRY (AP) — A 16-year-old girl found dead last week in her central Iowa home weighed just 56 pounds and was severely malnourished, investigators said ...
    May 19, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Iowa State National Agri-Marketing Association receives signature award

    AMES — The Iowa State University National Agri-Marketing Association received the fourth place John Deere Signature Award.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Man accused of killing brother set for trial in July

    MARSHALLTOWN — A July trial has been scheduled for a Marshalltown man accused of killing his brother.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Man dies after accident at grain facility

    WINTHROP — Authorities say a worker has been killed in an accident at a grain facility in eastern Iowa.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Disaster proclamation coming for two Iowa counties

    FORT DODGE— Iowa’s governor says he’ll issue a disaster proclamation for two northern counties.Gov. ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Residents take stock after night of tornadoes

    ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what rem ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Woman sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of girl

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A 32-year-old Missouri Valley woman has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in federal prison in a sex abuse case. The U.S. Attorney’s ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Arson cause of deadly central Iowa house fire

    GUTHRIE CENTER — Investigators say arson was the cause of a house fire in central Iowa that killed two girls and severely injured their uncle.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • What’s your past salary? Lawmakers want to ban the question

    NEW YORK (AP) — An awkward job interview question — how much did you make at your last job? — is getting banned in some parts of the country.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Delta Dental of Iowa giving back and spreading smiles

    Delta Dental of Iowa is talking the talk, walking the walk and delivering smiles when it comes to giving back and improving the health of Iowans.
    May 17, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Spring fishing in full swing across Iowa

    Crappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds and lakes across Iowa. Spring panfish fishing is a great opportunity to introduce beginners of all ag ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Hugen receives scholarship from ICIA

    AMES — Emily Hugen, of Monroe, is a recipient of the Iowa Crop Improvement Association scholarship in agriculture and life sciences for the 2017-18 ac ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Former teacher gets 10 years for sex with 2 students

    IDA GROVE — A former substitute teacher and coach has been given 10 years in prison for having sexual relationships with students at two northwest Iow ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Man’s trial in death of wife set for June

    SIOUX CITY — A Nebraska man will stand trial next month for the death in northwestern Iowa of his estranged wife.
    May 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Party chairman, anti-abortion Democratic group plan to meet

    DES MOINES (AP) — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez plans to meet with an anti-abortion Democratic group amid divisions within the part ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Thunderstorms cause home damage, power outages

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Powerful thunderstorms that blew through much of Iowa damaged homes and other buildings and knocked down trees, limbs and power poles ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Police ID teen found dead in Perry home

    PERRY— Police have identified a teen found dead in a central Iowa home.Perry police say 16-year-old ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • 4 things to know from Jasper County Supervisors meeting

    1. The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved Shive-Hattery for $5,200 to assist the county with defining the general scope of replacing the east ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Reporter faces sanctions over ‘Bachelor’court video

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A reporter is facing the threat of jail time after allegedly violating a judge’s order not to take video of “The Bachelor” star Chris ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Three more center workers fired or resigned over abuse

    GLENWOOD — Three more workers at Iowa institutions for people with severe intellectual disabilities have been fired or resigned over allegations of re ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • P.E.O. Chapter celebrates 120 Years

    P.E.O. Chapter BB of Marshalltown will celebrate 120 continuous years of existence at an afternoon tea on May 21 at the Historic Tallcorn Towers Ballr ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Last week saw strong push for planting

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricul ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Vital ICE app could help first responders

    Fredregill Family Funeral Home is investing back into the community to promote the saving of lives by assisting local first responders through an inge ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Second teen charged with murder in boy’s slaying

    DAVENPORT — Authorities have arrested a second teen suspected in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Davenport. The 16-year-old boy is charged ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Reynolds says she’s decided on whether to choose No. 2

    DES MOINES — Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds says she’s decided whether she will appoint a lieutenant governor when she replaces Gov. Terry Branstad, but s ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Iowa faces shortage of English language teachers

    STORM LAKE (AP) — Iowa school districts are struggling to meet the need for more English language teachers amid growing demand from students and stagn ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Special election set following lawmaker’s death

    DES MOINES — A special election has been scheduled to fill the Iowa House seat left open by the death of Rep. Greg Forristall.
    May 16, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Billboard urges Grassley to allow Trump-Russia probe

    DES MOINES (AP) — A group has taken out a billboard ad down the block from Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Des Moines offices calling on the Senate J ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Sex offender at center of court case dies at age 88

    INDEPENDENCE — An 88-year-old sex offender whose attack on an elderly woman led to an Iowa Supreme Court ruling last month has died at a state mental ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Two die, one hurt in house fire

    GUTHRIE CENTER — Two people were killed and another person critically injured in an early morning house fire in the central Iowa city of Guthrie Cente ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Back by popular demand: ‘The Naked Magicians’ return to Temple Theatre in Des Moines

    DES MOINES — “The Naked Magicians,” billed as the naughtiest and funniest magic show in the world, are coming back to The Temple Theater for the secon ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Report sheds light on fruit and vegetable farm finances

    AMES — Just as no two vegetable farms grow the same exact same produce, no two vegetable farmers have the same financial constraints and strategies. A ...
    May 16, 2017 - 10:09 am