IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The lead investigator in the 2018 death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts expressed confidence Tuesday that the right man was convicted, rejecting defense claims that her abduction could be tied to two other local men.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday rejected new federal government recommendations about wearing masks to help slow the rapid spread of a coronavirus variant in the United States.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A police chase briefly crossed an Iowa bike race’s path Sunday, according to law enforcement.
The chase started after a state trooper tried to pull over a driver in northwestern Iowa’s Buena Vista County, The Des Moines Register reported.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 100 people gathered outside the Iowa state Capitol Saturday to rally against mandates requiring people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, such as the ones some Iowa hospitals have issued.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state board meant to help oversee the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic has not met since May because it does not have enough members.
Seven of the 11 seats on the Iowa State Board of Health are vacant, The Des Moines Register reported.
BLUE GRASS, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa woman who summoned police to her house in Blue Grass on a separate complaint ended up being arrested along with her boyfriend after officers found a marijuana-growing lab and mushrooms there.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Iowa man arrested by Chicago police for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room overlooking a Lake Michigan beach told officers he “didn’t mean to startle anyone" and simply forgot to remove the firearms from a bag while packing for a trip to the city, police video shows.
ALGONA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against Black fans and athletes who kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racial inequality.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of two Iowa prison nurses fired for accidentally giving dozens of inmates large overdoses of the coronavirus vaccine is appealing her termination, arguing she is “blameless" for the mix-up.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top Iowa pork producer is pushing federal lawmakers to allow immigrant workers to stay on the job year-round.
A spokeswoman for Iowa Select Farms — the state's largest pork producer — told U.S.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Abby Finkenauer, a former congresswoman, is running for Republican Chuck Grassley's U.S.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater, a trailblazing Black player who was an All-American tackle a century ago, two people familiar with the proposal said Wednesday.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man has pleaded not guilty to felony vehicular homicide and other counts in the June crash death of a bicyclist.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Emergency responders and a hospital that treated a Cedar Rapids man for a gunshot wound after he allegedly killed his parents and sister must share his medical records with prosecutors, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out.
For a Black player in the 1920s and ‘30s, that was a remarkable achievement.
And now Slater is going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A 15-year-old girl found dead early Tuesday behind the wheel of a vehicle that had crashed in Cedar Rapids appears to have been shot, police there said.
Cedar Rapids police found the car crashed just before 6: 30 a.m.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A father and his young son have been killed in a barn collapse in Cedar Falls, officials said.
The incident happened Friday evening when fire crews were called to a rural Cedar Falls home for a report of traumatic injuries, officials said.
SHENANDOAH, Iowa (AP) — The Pella Windows & Doors company plans to shift more window production to its southwest Iowa factory and hire 120 additional workers in Shenandoah.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Long before the first presidential nomination contest of 2024, most potential Republican candidates are just getting a sense of the political landscape, tiptoeing through early-voting states and trying to make friends in key places.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Family and friends are remembering the joy an 11-year-old boy brought to others before he was critically injured on a ride at an Iowa amusement park earlier this month and died the next day.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The site where the Yonkers department store burned seven years ago may soon become a park in downtown Des Moines.
EMC Insurance, owner of the lot, said Friday that it plans to develop a neighborhood park that will include sports courts, public artwork, flower beds and sitting areas.
EDDYVILLE, Iowa (AP) — A 58-year-old Indiana man is dead after an accident on a southern Iowa highway.
KTVO-TV reports that Randolph Beaty of Amboy, Indiana, died in the crash Friday afternoon near Eddyville in Mahaska County.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two childhood friends named by defense lawyers as alternate suspects in the killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts said Friday they had nothing to do with the crime.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday he believes Afghan forces can secure the country as the U.S. withdraws, but success will depend on whether they have the will to put up a fierce fight against the Taliban.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver to the board of a federal organization that works to ensure rural areas have access to credit.
If confirmed by the Senate, it would be Culver’s second turn serving on the board of the Federal Agriculture Mortgage Corp., commonly referred to as Farmer Mac.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A woman whose family went on an Iowa amusement ride shortly before an accident that killed an 11-year-old boy and critically injured his brother said Friday her boat also had problems floating properly and felt unsafe.
LAKE CITY, Iowa (AP) — Preliminary data shows more than two dozen tornadoes tore across Iowa earlier this week, according to the National Weather Service.
The service said in a tweet Friday that it appears 26 tornadoes touched down in the state on Wednesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose slightly to 4% in June as more resident began looking for work, according to statistics released Friday.
Iowa Workforce Development reports the unemployment rate increased from 3.9% in May.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of abortions performed in Iowa rose significantly in 2020, continuing a big jump that began in 2019 after a long downward trend, according to data released Monday.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — For the second time, an Iowa man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison in the stabbing death of his girlfriend.
Fontae C. Buelow, 29, was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder after a jury found him guilty last month of stabbing Samantha J.
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Two people from Missouri died when a small plane crashed into a cornfield in eastern Iowa's Muscatine County, authorities said.
The single-engine Piper went down Wednesday afternoon about 4 miles north of Muscatine, Sheriff Quinn Riess said.
A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, has been the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes.
LAKE CITY, Iowa (AP) — No deaths or injuries were immediately reported from tornadoes that tore through central and eastern Iowa, but many found damaged buildings, shredded trees and overturned vehicles in the path of the storms, officials said.
CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for an Iowa man arrested in Chicago for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room said Wednesday his client was in the city to propose to his girlfriend, not to launch a mass attack.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Wednesday delayed sentencing for the man convicted of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts after defense lawyers said they needed time to investigate new information pointing to other potential suspects.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have voted to declare two Iowa counties as Second Amendment sanctuaries where any laws hindering gun rights cannot be enforced, joining similar efforts across the country and coming even as Iowa has significantly loosened firearms regulations.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars said Wednesday that coach Urban Meyer and general manager Trent Baalke were subpoenaed as part of a lawsuit filed by lawyers for Black players suing former Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle for discrimination.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A former Cedar Rapids public school therapist has pleaded guilty to a federal count of enticement of a minor after authorities said the woman had sex with a 14-year-old boy who was a student in her care.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Workers used a crane Tuesday to remove a boat from an Iowa amusement park ride as part of the investigation into an accident that killed one boy and critically injured his brother.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors in May dismissed a defendant’s testimony that he was framed by two masked men for the kidnapping and killing of an Iowa college student, calling it a figment of his imagination.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An Armstrong man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for receiving more than $1.3 million in loans in a fraud scheme involving federal programs offering help for coronavirus-related losses.
A federal judge agreed on Tuesday to free an Iowa man from jail more than six months after his videotaped confrontation of a police officer inside the U.S. Capitol became one of the most menacing images of the Jan.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds said Monday that Iowa will cover the cost of troopers sent to Texas to fight crime along the U.S. border with Mexico, confirming the state would fund the mission after the release of agreements showing the effort would come at “no cost to Texas."
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa voting rights activist Deidre DeJear said Monday that she is considering a run for Iowa governor.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A jail inmate died in jail one day after he agreed to plead guilty to child pornography charges.
The Linn County Sheriff's office said Travis Jon Fulton of Parkersburg was found unresponsive in his cell around 4 a.m.
KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Austin Hill survived a Friday night demolition derby on the dirt at Knoxville Raceway for his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the year.
Hill restarted on the inside beside Chandler Smith on the fourth overtime attempt and pulled away in Hattori Racing Enterprises’ No.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government promised Friday to spend $500 million to encourage the construction of smaller meat processing plants located closer to farmers who raise chickens, pigs and cows with the goal of diversifying an industry now largely run by a small number of large corporations.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Davenport woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday in a fatal shooting at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant that was sparked by an argument over a card game.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police in Iowa have arrested a man in connection with a murder in St. Paul earlier this week.
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — In dress shirts and pants, Chuck Grassley and Tom Cotton dropped to their knees on stage at a recent Iowa Republican Party fundraiser and began pumping out pushups. The 87-year-old Iowa senator's were slow and deliberate while his Arkansas colleague's were crisp and level, befitting the 44-year-old former Army captain.