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  • Ex-wrestling coach who assaulted man sentenced

    NEVADA — A former central Iowa high school wrestling coach has been sentenced for breaking into another man’s home and assaulting him. Former Webster ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Ron Paul to testify at trial of 2012 campaign aides

    DES MOINES (AP) — Three top officials with Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Des Moines man sentenced in overdose death of girl

    DES MOINES — A Des Moines man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for his part in the death of a 5-year-old girl, who overdosed on morphine.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Woman run down by car in Iowa City dies at hospital

    IOWA CITY — The wife of a couple hit by a car late last month near Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City has died.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Central Iowa firefighter loses home to fire

    LEHIGH — A central Iowa firefighter has lost his home and everything in it to fire.The Lehigh house ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Man gets probation in Storm Lake apartment fire

    STORM LAKE — A man accused of setting fire to an apartment complex in Storm Lake has been placed on probation.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Who killed Leota Camp?

    It was a typical summer day in 1967. Leota Camp kissed a goodbye to her husband, Ray, as he went off to his job at the Iowa Employment Security Commis ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Chinese soybean buyers agree to multi-billion dollar purchase during Iowa visit

    More than a dozen Chinese soybean buyers agreed to purchase $5.3 billion worth of U.S. soybeans last week in Des Moines.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Nearly one-third soybeans harvested, 13 percent corn

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Ex-Iowa prison guard pleads guilty to drug charges

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A 29-year-old man has admitted to using drugs during the time he worked as a guard at Anamosa State Penitentiary. Ethan Darrow pleaded ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Branstad reiterates he can’t cut Planned Parenthood funding

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has reiterated he does not have the legal authority to stop a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Iowa from receiving sta ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Iowa insurer Wellmark to sell policies on health exchange

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s dominant health insurer has agreed to start selling policies for 2017 that will qualify for subsidies under the Affordable Ca ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Court will decide whether Dakota Access has power of eminent domain

    A Thursday court hearing will establish whether an Iowa court has an immediate right to hear arguments about whether Dakota Access will have the power ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Authorities: Motorcycle rider killed in Davenport crash

    DAVENPORT — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was thrown from his motorcycle after hitting a curb in Davenport.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Attorney seeks ‘intoxication defense’ in shooting

    PLEASANT HILL — A man accused of randomly shooting at people in Pleasant Hill last year plans to argue at his trial next week that he was too intoxica ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Iowa Rep. Linda Miller says she won’t seek re-election

    BETTENDORF — Rep. Linda Miller, a Republican lawmaker representing a portion of eastern Iowa, says she won’t seek re-election next year.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Branstad announces plan to increase skilled labor in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced an initiative to increase skilled labor in Iowa, but it’s unclear how m ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Iowa growers say rain hasn’t dented their pumpkin crop

    WATERLOO (AP) — Some Iowa growers say heavy rains haven’t cut into their pumpkin crop.Tammy Stotts, ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Two men charged with shooting trumpeter swans

    DAVENPORT — Wildlife officials say two Iowa men are facing charges after shooting protected trumpeter swans. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Branstad’s new anti-bullying office raises questions

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad’s recent executive order to create an office for bullying prevention in Iowa schools bypasses years of failed legisla ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Suspect in fight that injured Iowa principal turns himself

    GLENWOOD — Authorities say a former Iowa State basketball standout has turned himself in to police after a high school principal and two others were i ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Police say Iowa man stabbed his brother during dispute

    SIOUX CITY — A northwest Iowa man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing and injuring his brother.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Woman faces arson, domestic abuse charges

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport woman faces first-degree arson and domestic abuse charges after she was accused of starting a fire in the apartment she shared ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Iowan fined after boa snake escapes

    THORNTON — A boa constrictor that escaped its cage and slithered down the block has cost its owner $50 in northern Iowa. Kevin Becker, 38, pleaded gui ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • School bus with 32 students rolls over after being struck

    MANCHESTER — Authorities say 32 students were on a school bus when it was struck by an SUV and rolled over in Delaware County. Iowa State Patrol Sgt. ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • UI has 60 percent of state’s mumps cases

    IOWA CITY — The bulk of Iowa’s jump in mumps cases has been reported at the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. The state Public Health Department ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Man, daughter team up to save neighbors from fire

    DUBUQUE — Authorities say a Dubuque man and his 11-year-old daughter combined to save two neighbors from a fire. Joshua Hentges and his family were wa ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Officials: Iowa trooper shoots at vehicle that hit squad car

    CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a trooper shot at a vehicle that struc ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Davenport man pleads not guilty in overdose death

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man has pleaded not guilty in the overdose death of a woman earlier this year.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Iowa couple sentenced for enticing 15-year-old into sex

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A Marion woman and her husband have been sentenced to prison for enticing a 15-year-old girl into sexual activity. The two were sentenc ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Council Bluffs officials to consider lifting pit bull ban

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A woman who was forced to find a new home for her dog is leading an effort to end Council Bluff’s 10-year-old ban on pit bulls. An an ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Man pleads not guilty to Cedar Rapids slayings

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A 44-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he killed two other homeless people in Cedar Rapids in separate crimes ear ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Iowa school bus driver quits midway through route

    WAUKEE — An Iowa school district had to dispatch a second bus and driver to pick up students because the first driver quit midway through her morning ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
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