- Clarification: Potato Cartel-Settlement story Updated: Jun-23-15 4:26 pm
BOISE, Idaho - In a story June 19, The Associated Press reported that a federal judge signed off on a $25 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit between Associated Wholesale Grocers, United Potato Growers of America and United Potato Growers of Idaho. The story should have included that Associated Wholesale Grocers is still pursuing a separate antitrust lawsuit against United Potato Growers of Idaho.
- Ex-Iowa police officer gets prison in excessive force case Updated: Jun-22-15 5:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Des Moines police officer convicted in March of using excessive force has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.
- Boone exceeds EPA nitrate limit; it could persist into July Updated: Jun-20-15 10:16 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - A central Iowa water supplier, which had to notify its customers that it exceeded the federal limit for nitrate last week, said it could be weeks before water is safe for babies to drink.
- More states comply with federal rules to stop prison rape Updated: Jun-15-15 7:13 pm
BOISE, Idaho - All but four states have either met or are working toward meeting federal guidelines intended to prevent prison rape, the U.S. Department of Justice says.
- Motorcycles and puppies: GOP contenders face off in Iowa Updated: Jun-06-15 7:22 pm
BOONE, Iowa - The attack ads and debates will come later. On Saturday, several Republican presidential contenders fought for an edge among motorcycles, puppies, war heroes and roasted pork, having swapped dark suits for blue jeans to meet Iowans eight months before they cast the first votes of the 2016 presidential primary.
- 2016 GOP hopefuls to 'roast and ride' in Iowa Updated: Jun-05-15 3:28 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - It's time for Republican presidential contenders to "roast and ride," a new twist on Iowa's down-home style of politicking.