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County attorney says officer justified in shooting

April 14, 2014

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — The Jackson County Attorney's Office has found a Maquoketa police officer was justified in using deadly force after a motorists fired repeatedly at him. more »»

Council Bluffs man gets 20 years in woman's death

April 14, 2014

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Council Bluffs man to 20 years in prison for the death of a Glenwood woman.

The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports (http://bit. more »»

Iowa man arrested in school bathroom camera case

April 14, 2014

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have arrested an eastern Iowa man accused of placing hidden video recording devices in a girls' school bathroom.

The U.S. more »»

Branstad awards funds to 2 renewable fuel sites

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has awarded grants to two fueling sites in an effort to expand access higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel. more »»

Officials: Iowa law may void some absentee ballots

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers have been unable to change a state law on postmarked absentee ballots that may accidentally void some valid ballots. more »»

Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Longtime Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad finds himself in the unfamiliar position of juggling mini-scandals as he prepares to seek a sixth term. more »»

Iowa identifies 9 wrongly disenfranchised voters

April 14, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Secretary of State's Office has identified nine voters from eight counties whose ballots were wrongly rejected in 2012 because of mistakes on its database of... more »»

Branstad: Partisan politics behind investigations

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. more »»

Police release name of Des Moines homicide victim

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 57-year-old Des Moines homicide victim.

The Des Moines Police Department identified her as Juanita Lagrone, of Des Moines. more »»

79-year-old player joins Dubuque elementary band

April 14, 2014

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing.

That's because Tony Boland is a 79-year-old flute player. more »»

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

April 14, 2014

Mason City Globe Gazette. April 13, 2014. more »»

Sioux City council to consider pit bull proposal

April 14, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Sioux City Council is expected to again consider changing the city ordinance that bars pit bulls from inside city limits.

The Sioux City Journal says (http://bit. more »»

2 Iowans die after car collides with ag sprayer

April 14, 2014

VAN HORNE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two Iowa City residents have died after their car collided with an agricultural sprayer in east-central Iowa. more »»

2 Iowans held in abduction of man found in trunk

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Des Moines residents have been arrested in the kidnapping and beating of a man found in the trunk of a car. more »»

State fines Spirit Lake assisted living center

April 14, 2014

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The state has fined an assisted living center in Spirit Lake, saying it presents an "imminent danger" to residents. more »»

Government Oversight calls in 2 state officials

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Senate Government Oversight Committee has set another hearing to ask more questions about government payments to former workers for secrecy and other issues they... more »»

Strong storms cross Plains; 1 tornado reported

April 14, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Strong thunderstorms are bringing rain and hail from the southwestern U.S. and Plains states to the upper Midwest, and at least one tornado has been reported. more »»

Police investigate apparent killing in Des Moines

April 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police are investigating the apparent killing of a 57-year-old woman on the city's eastside.

Police say officers were called to a home at 2:14 p.m. more »»

Several new hog feeding operations planned in Iowa

April 13, 2014

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The number of hog feeding businesses in southeast Iowa could grow quickly if Des Moines County officials approve all the proposed projects. more »»



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