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  • Officer testifies man admitted killing woman

    OSAGE — A police officer testified that when he arrived at a deadly shooting of a woman in Hampton last December, the victim’s boyfriend was hunched a ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Heavy overnight rains swamp northeast Iowa

    NEW HAMPTON — The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for several northeast Iowa counties following heavy overnight rains.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Two companies managing Medicaid report millions in losses

    DES MOINES (AP) — Two of the three private companies that manage Iowa’s Medicaid program say they have lost tens of millions of dollars since taking o ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Case goes to jury in man’s second trial in slaying

    WATERLOO — Jurors are scheduled to resume deliberations Wednesday in the second homicide trial of a Waterloo man who previously was convicted of fatal ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Lawsuit claims police were duped in jury tampering case

    IOWA CITY (AP) — After Iowa lawyer Raymond Tinnian was found guilty of disorderly conduct, investigators had an obvious suspect when jurors and witnes ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Illinois law will tackle gun trafficking

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Firearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in prison under legislation Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Two bodies found in Polk County home, authorities say

    DES MOINES — Authorities say the bodies of a man and woman have been found in a Polk County home on the south side of Saylorville.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Davenport man convicted of sexually assaulting woman

    DAVENPORT — A Scott County jury has found a Davenport man guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in December. Caleb Dormire, 20, faces up to 25 years i ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Research Farm Fall Field Day scheduled for Sept. 8

    KANAWHA — Cover crops, corn rootworms and water quality topics will highlight the fall field day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Iowa State Unive ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • More than 80 percent crops in good or excellent condition

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Drop in State Fair attendance blamed on weather

    DES MOINES (AP) — Weather is being blamed for a drop in attendance at this year’s Iowa State Fair.So ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • City clerk get probation after theft conviction

    ORANGE CITY — The former city clerk of Boyden in northwest Iowa has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to stealing money from the city.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Pence doubles down on call for Clinton to end foundation

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on Monday told a crowd in eastern Iowa that Hillary Clinton must shut down her c ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • John Deere says it’s laying off 145 in eastern Iowa

    WATERLOO — John Deere has announced more layoffs at two eastern Iowa plants. Company spokesman Ken Golden said Monday that 115 workers in Waterloo wil ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Judge denies landowners’ request to halt pipeline work

    DES MOINES (AP) — A district court judge on Monday denied a request by Iowa landowners to immediately halt construction of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Concern arises over maintenance of Des Moines Asian gardens

    DES MOINES (AP) — Concern has risen about the maintenance of the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens in downtown Des Moines.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Hate crimes forum planned

    WATERLOO (AP) — A forum scheduled for Tuesday in Waterloo will address hate crimes and bias incidents.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Police identify man pulled from Missouri River

    SIOUX CITY — Sioux City police have identified a man who was pulled from the Missouri River and died later at a hospital.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • School board president dies in tractor accident

    MISSOURI VALLEY — Authorities say a Missouri Valley man has died in a tractor accident.The Harrison ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Wright County approves deal for pork processing plant

    CLARION — Wright County supervisors have approved a development agreement with a North Carolina-based company that plans to build a $240 million pork ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Fewer Iowa drivers punished for passing stopped school buses

    DES MOINES (AP) — Fewer drivers are receiving the tough penalties Iowa lawmakers approved in 2012 for illegally passing school buses when they are sto ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Few drivers in Sioux City are receiving tickets for texting

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — Iowa law prohibits texting and driving, but few people in Sioux City are receiving tickets for the offense.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Family pays $500 for home that now must be moved

    DUBUQUE — A southeast Iowa family found a new home for $500. The catch is the home has to be moved to a new site to make room for a highway project.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • River searched for man who was swept under barge

    HAMBURG — Authorities have been searching the Missouri River in southwest Iowa for a man who disappeared after he was swept under a moored barge. Iowa ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • DHS waives sanctions at start of Iowa’s new Medicaid system

    DES MOINES — The state agency overseeing Iowa’s transition to a privatized Medicaid program waived any possible sanctions against three insurance comp ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Sioux City council set to vote on rezoning for housing units

    SIOUX CITY — A proposed development could add approximately 55 more housing units to Sioux City’s growing Sunnybrook area, pending council approval.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Carcasses, neglected cattle found in Madison County

    WINTERSET — Authorities have seized 36 head of neglected cattle from a farm near Winterset in Madison County.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Fairgrounds stabbing mars last night of Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — Authorities say an 18-year-old was stabbed at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on the fair’s last night.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Justices will again review ISU whistleblower’s case

    AMES — For a second time, the Iowa Supreme Court will review the case of an Iowa State University whistleblower who was viciously mistreated by his su ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Former pastor charged with sexual exploitation

    SPENCER — Authorities have charged a former Spencer pastor with five counts of sexual exploitation by a counselor.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Principal getting $50,000 settlement as he leaves post

    BETTENDORF — A Bettendorf school administrator who’s been under scrutiny since a state report cited a potential conflict of interest will be paid $50, ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Des Moines police release name of homicide victim

    DES MOINES — Authorities have released the name of a 25-year-old man who was shot to death in Des Moines.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Iowa’s bullying prevention office has no direct funds

    DES MOINES (AP) — Nearly one year after Gov. Terry Branstad announced the creation of a bullying prevention office, the program has no designated doll ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Man injured after crashing into pickup during police chase

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Authorities say a 19-year-old man has been hospitalized after crashing into a pickup during a chase by officers in Council Bluffs. Th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • University of Iowa drops plans for bias response team

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa has dropped plans to create a team to assess claims of bias.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • DOT officials see big jump in Iowa traffic fatalities

    DES MOINES (AP) — Transportation officials say there’s a spike in traffic fatalities in Iowa this year, and there’s no driving force behind the jump.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Man pleads not guilty in lottery scratch ticket fraud

    STORM LAKE — A Sioux Rapids man is scheduled for trial next month for what prosecutors say was his role in an Iowa lottery ticket fraud.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Company to clean up old ash ponds

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — An energy company says it plans to start cleaning up four of the ash ponds underneath an interstate in Cedar Rapids ahead of a pla ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Catholic Worker house opens in Iowa City, provides shelter

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Officials say a Catholic homeless shelter in Iowa City has filled up a month after opening.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Branstad named to advisory committee for Trump

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has been named to an agricultural advisory committee that will advise GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The Tr ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Man whose body was found in river drowned

    PLEASANT HILL — An autopsy shows a man whose body was pulled from the Des Moines River drowned. The body was recovered Monday after a driver on U.S. H ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Man arrested in Des Moines slaying, police say

    DES MOINES — Authorities have charged a 25-year-old with murder in Des Moines.Police say Alex Marcel ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Several steeples to be illuminated in Burlington

    BURLINGTON — Burlington has been preparing to light the steeples of several churches and other buildings as part of project to illuminate the city.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Iowa reports year’s first human cases of West Nile

    DES MOINES (AP) — Authorities have reported 2016’s first confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Iowa.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • Court: Food supplier’s contracts can be kept secret

    IOWA CITY (AP) — An appeals court says a food distributor’s contracts with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics contain trade secrets that should ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • 10-year-old Iowa boy died in gun range accident

    GARNER (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy at a gun range in northern Iowa.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:46 am