DES MOINES (AP) — It's no surprise for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes to rake the state of Iowa during summer. But it is surprising not to have warning of such weather at least several hours in advance.
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DES MOINES (AP) — Charges have been dismissed for a man who unsuccessfully argued that Iowa's "stand your ground" law should protect him from prosecution following a Cedar Rapids gunbattle.
DES MOINES (AP) — A judge won't provide immunity for a man who says Iowa's "stand your ground" law should protect him from prosecution following a Cedar Rapids gunbattle.
WASHINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers are joining an effort to create a habitat statewide to save monarch butterflies from extinction.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A towering oak tree has been cut down in western Illinois after a huge branch fell and killed two men watching a fireworks show.
SPRAGUEVILLE (AP) — In August 1842, just 10 years after today’s Eastern Iowa opened to European settlement, a family with seven children in a covered wagon pulled by oxen was nearing the Wapsipinicon River when the mother became violently ill and died.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa's state police agency fired a trooper on Tuesday for alleged misconduct, days after acknowledging the employee had quietly been on paid leave for 10 months.
WATERLOO (AP) — A special prosecutor will be appointed to handle the case against a television reporter accused of violating an order not to take courtroom video of "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules.
DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds signed more than 170 bills during and after the legislative session and most of those laws took effect Sunday, the start of Iowa's new budget year.
DES MOINES (AP) — A longtime Iowa sportscaster has died in flash flooding in Des Moines amid heavy rain that forced the evacuation of some homes and businesses.
IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa's dental college plans to turn away new patients covered by Iowa's Medicaid program, citing low payments and confusing rules.
DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court struck down a law on Friday that requires a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, ruling that the restriction was an unconstitutional burden on women.
DUBUQUE (AP) — Dubuque would have to pay at least $30 million in the first year to start a city-run internet service that would guarantee equal access to all residents.
DES MOINES (AP) — Since winning control of both legislative chambers two years ago, Iowa Republicans have moved aggressively to block city and county government actions, leaving local officials frustrated but matching a trend seen in other states with single-party control.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s upcoming primary will mark the first statewide test of a new law that requires voters to show identification at the polls, and both state officials and voting advocacy groups say they’re keeping a close watch on its rollout.
OTTUMWA — Sarah Reinecke loves when people underestimate her at competitive eating events. She’s also a competitive bodybuilder. She doesn’t look like she could possibly pack away huge amounts of food.
DES MOINES (AP) — A judge agreed Friday to temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country from taking effect in Iowa next month under an agreement between lawyers for the state and abortion rights groups.
DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa-based utility is proposing a massive wind turbine project that would be the nation's first investor-owned electric utility to generate all of its customer demand from wind energy.
IOWA CITY (AP) — The Iowa agency that promotes affordable housing has suspended the use of credit cards that were issued to employees outside the state's normal program.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A 7-week-old baby is being treated for skull fractures and brain bleeds after she was hit in the head by a softball while watching her father play in northeastern Iowa.
DUBUQUE (AP) — Officials say it will likely take days to retrieve several barges that broke free on the Mississippi River and hit a dam at Dubuque.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature adjourned Saturday after using their majorities to push through a conservative agenda that included the nation's strictest abortion restriction and a large tax cut. Some bill still await Gov. Kim Reynolds' signature.
DES MOINES (AP) — As the Iowa legislative session inches toward adjournment with Republican leaders focused on tax cuts and the state budget, some lawmakers and advocacy groups are still pushing for other bills that have received less attention.
DUBUQUE (AP) — The Dubuque City Council is supporting plans to turn a crumbling 120-year-old brewery complex into apartments and retail space.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa House Republicans got the ball rolling this week on the budget process as lawmakers hit an unofficial target for adjournment.
DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa House has approved an expansive immigration enforcement bill that would withhold state funding from local governments that don't comply with immigration laws.
DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Senate wants to require Iowa grocers in a supplemental food program to offer conventional eggs if they sell eggs from chickens housed in cage-free, free-range or enriched colony cage environments.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A large storm brought freezing rain, heavy snow and strong winds to a large swath of the Midwest on Monday, snarling traffic and forcing the closure of some schools and government offices.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Additional voting sites are opening across Illinois for people who want to cast an early ballot for the March 20 primary.
DES MOINES (AP) — A federal judge has denied the state's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a 2012 law that made it illegal to get a job at a livestock farm through misrepresentation to conduct an animal cruelty undercover investigation.
DAVENPORT (AP) — An eastern Iowa nurse who'd been convicted in a 2015 morphine theft case has been given probation in a second case involving the theft of painkillers.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A documentary about a former comptroller who admitted to stealing nearly $54 million from a northern Illinois city will be shown several more times next month.
DES MOINES — A push to add language to the Iowa Constitution that ensures the rights of crime victims is moving through the Legislature despite opposition from a crime victims group and prosecutors as well as problems in other states that have enacted similar laws.
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