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Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An insurance company for the City of Cedar Rapids will pay $8 million to a Black motorist who was paralyzed after a white police officer shot him during a 2016 traffic stop, bot...

Suspect in Iowa trooper's fatal shooting had run for sheriff

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The candidate for sheriff in rural Iowa had an unusual background: a record of alcohol-related crimes that landed him in the same county jail he would run if elected. ...

Biden faces long odds in push for more state 'red flag' laws

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — President Joe Biden faces an uphill battle as he tries to revive a push for more state laws that would allow authorities to temporarily disarm people who are considered a danger...

Inmate charged in Iowa prison deaths had threatened before

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An inmate charged with beating two Iowa prison employees to death with a hammer had threatened to assault staff at another prison a year earlier using a different maintenance to...

Industry foe charged under Iowa's new food trespassing law

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An animal rights activist whose investigations and pranks have made him a leading foe of the livestock industry has been charged with trespassing at a pig facility, in the first...

EXPLAINER: Witnesses relive trauma, guilt over Floyd's death

The first days of testimony at the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death have been dominated by witnesses to his arrest and countless videos that forced them to ...

US judge orders detention of gun enthusiast arrested in Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge Wednesday ordered the detention of a Colorado firearms enthusiast who raised alarm at an Iowa gun store last week when he said he was surprised people didn't suspect he ...

Police: Remains found in rural Iowa are missing girl, 10

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Human remains discovered in rural eastern Iowa have been identified as a 10-year-old girl who was reported missing last summer, police said Wednesday. Davenpor...

US arrests Bosnian fugitive wanted for 1994 military killing

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former Bosnian soldier who fled custody while awaiting trial for murder in the 1994 killing of a fellow military officer has been arrested and jailed in Iowa after living in t...

Feds arrest armed Colorado man after remark about Boulder

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man who said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mas...

Police: Inmates killed 2 Iowa prison staff in escape attempt

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Inmates used hammers to attack prison staff members during a failed attempt to escape an Iowa prison, killing a nurse and correctional officer, kidnapping a third employee and s...

Capitol riot clouds Democrats' look at contested Iowa race

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iowa Democrat’s quest for Congress to overturn her state-certified defeat for a House seat is prompting awkward divisions within her party, months after its members reacted with u...

Nurse, officer dead after inmate attack at Iowa prison

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A nurse and a correctional officer at a prison housing some of Iowa's most dangerous offenders died Tuesday after an inmate carried out an attack on staff members and other inma...

Iowa City to reboot racial truth commission after infighting

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A groundbreaking effort to document and dismantle institutional racism in Iowa’s most liberal city will be paused and relaunched after weeks of conflict among leaders derailed i...

Prosecutor defends failed effort to convict Iowa journalist

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa prosecutor defended his unsuccessful pursuit of charges against a journalist who was arrested while covering a protest, saying Thursday that he believed the evidence was...