- Iowa Supreme Court ends suit over former floating casino Updated: May-24-16 12:09 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court has ended a long legal battle between the owners of the former Argosy Sioux City riverboat casino and state regulators.
- Man convicted of killing Iowa lawmaker's 2 sisters Updated: May-23-16 4:43 pm
PITTSBURGH - A jury in Pennsylvania convicted a man Monday in the slayings of two neighbors - sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker - and now must decide whether his punishment should be death or to spend the rest of his life in prison.
- Interstate 29 ramp in Sioux City to permanently close Updated: May-21-16 11:02 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The southbound Interstate 29 off-ramp to Nebraska Street in Sioux City is set to close permanently.
- Court upholds conviction despite bogus FBI bullet testimony Updated: May-20-16 1:04 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An inmate convicted of murder in 1984 will not get a new trial even though the prosecution relied on discredited FBI bullet-matching science, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.
- Iowa politicians criticize EPA proposal on renewable fuels Updated: May-18-16 8:22 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The latest federal proposal to increase the levels of renewable fuels blended into the U.S. gasoline supply must be increased or it will stifle economic growth, Iowa politicians and industry groups said Wednesday in response to the plan.
- Ex-Iowa lawmaker confirmed to help lead international bank Updated: May-18-16 1:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Iowa lawmaker has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to help lead an international bank.
- Branstad signs law ending petroleum tank cleanup program Updated: May-16-16 5:53 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A penny-per-gallon gas tax that for more than a quarter-century has funded efforts to clean up underground petroleum tanks near gas stations will end later this year under a measure Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law Monday.
- Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers Updated: May-16-16 10:01 am
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- Trial again postponed for Iowa man charged in 2013 fatality Updated: May-14-16 2:05 pm
KALONA, Iowa - The trial of a Kalona man charged with vehicular homicide for the 2013 traffic death of teenager has been postponed for a third time.
- 3 hurt in crash that blocks I-35 south of Des Moines Updated: May-13-16 8:28 pm
BEVINGTON, Iowa - A head-on crash has injured three people and blocked the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 south of Des Moines.
- Branstad signs bill into law reducing some prison sentencing Updated: May-12-16 4:50 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa inmates convicted of certain drug offenses and serving mandatory minimum sentences may get less time in prison under a bill signed into law Thursday that advocates say will also reduce the disproportionate number of minorities in the state's criminal justice system.
- Iowa court rules against attempt to reclassify marijuana Updated: May-11-16 2:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Court of Appeals has shot down an activist's attempt to reclassify marijuana in the state.
- DHS director defends decision over money for disabled people Updated: May-10-16 3:42 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The head of a state department on Tuesday said he didn't spend $750,000 on a disability program as intended by some Iowa lawmakers because his agency received unclear language in a budget bill about how to use the money.
- Branstad: GOP leaders must come together and support Trump Updated: May-09-16 6:22 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says the Republican Party must come together and support Donald Trump's candidacy for president.
- Iowa law requires background checks for Uber, Lyft drivers Updated: May-09-16 12:16 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill into law that creates new statewide rules for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to do business in Iowa.
- 2 killed in Greene County crash, Iowa State Patrol says Updated: May-09-16 6:18 am
GRAND JUNCTION, Iowa - Authorities say two men have been killed in a Greene County car crash.
- Governor appoints new member to Iowa Board of Regents Updated: May-06-16 5:57 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad has appointed a physician and business executive to the Iowa Board of Regents, replacing a board member who abruptly resigned last week.
- Court: Slipknot bassist's child born after he died can sue Updated: May-06-16 5:13 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The daughter of the late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray can sue a doctor for the loss of her father's companionship, even though she was still a fetus when he died, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.
- Courtside seats at Iowa State games are a perk for lawmakers Updated: May-06-16 3:20 pm
Tickets to Iowa State men's basketball games were hard to land for Cyclones' fans this year, but they were easier for one group: legislators being entertained by University President Steven Leath.
- Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations Updated: May-05-16 3:38 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul were convicted Thursday in a federal case alleging they conspired to cover up the campaign's payments to a former Iowa state senator who had agreed to endorse their boss.
- Iowan interrupts jury selection by changing plea to guilty Updated: May-05-16 7:49 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - A man charged with vehicular homicide changed his mind and decided to plead guilty, interrupting jury selection for what would have been his trial in Des Moines.
- Branstad, Democrats criticize each other on water quality Updated: May-02-16 12:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic lawmakers are blaming each other for failing to pass legislation on water quality initiatives.
- Branstad says he supports budget language on agency salaries Updated: May-02-16 12:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he supports new language in a budget bill requiring state agencies to be more transparent about using infrastructure money on employee salaries.
- Lawmakers agree budget; Planned Parenthood funding survives Updated: Apr-29-16 8:25 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Legislature on Friday adjourned its 2016 session with agreement over a roughly $7.35 billion budget, following days of private meetings that ultimately stopped an attempt by GOP lawmakers to remove state funding for Planned Parenthood.
- Court tosses Iowa City robbery conviction on unlawful search Updated: Apr-29-16 3:43 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A divided Iowa Supreme Court overturned the robbery conviction of an Iowa City man on Friday, establishing in a 4-3 decision that police can't search someone's personal belongings without a warrant even when the items are in the home of another person who consents to a search.