Trucker charged in serial killings faces scrutiny across US

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators from multiple states were looking Thursday into whether a long-haul trucker from Iowa who's implicated in at least three women's slayings in the 1990s could be res...

Coronavirus cuts 'deep scars' through meatpacking cities

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the coronavirus spread from the nation’s meatpacking plants to the broader communities where they are located, it burned through a modest duplex in Waterloo, Iowa. ...

Coronavirus sweeps through Iowa firefighter's family

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — His mother first fell sick a month ago with an illness she believes she caught at the Iowa egg factory where she works. His younger sister, 22, was next — a ne...

Stimulus aid for 'small business' will go to some big chains

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some...

Judge: Key evidence can be used in Mollie Tibbetts' slaying

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a victory for prosecutors, a judge ruled Monday that they can use key evidence at trial against the migrant worker charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibb...

University of Iowa picks French companies for utility lease

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa's board on Tuesday awarded a consortium of French companies with a 50-year contract to operate its utility system in exchange for a $1.165 billion upfront...

AP Exclusive: Therapist broke rules with Iowa sex predator

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A psychologist in charge of treating Iowa’s most dangerous sex offenders violated policies by developing an improperly close relationship with a violent predator who became obse...

Hearing to consider key evidence in Iowa student's death

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — Lawyers for the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts are asking a judge to throw out evidence discovered during a faulty interrogation, including ...

Press freedom advocates troubled by suit against Iowa paper

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The former administrator for Iowa's third-largest city is suing the area's biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alar...

Board of Iowa insurance pool travels far for public meetings

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Board members of an obscure Iowa government insurance program have spent tens of thousands of dollars in public money traveling to out-of-state resorts for meetings. ...

Iowa officer resigns after video shows him striking biker

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa police officer facing growing claims of misconduct has resigned, two weeks after the release of a video that showed him striking a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic sto...

Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute

CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University is dropping claims of wrongdoing against a former employee and paying her $225,000 to resolve a legal dispute over its popular outdoor sculptures made fro...

Emails show Iowa official's Tupac fixation before his ouster

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Emails show that the director of the Iowa Department of Human Services had an obsession with the late rapper Tupac Shakur during a 2-year tenure before the governor requested hi...

Rich father-in-law has helped, complicated O'Rourke's career

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke was running for the El Paso City Council in 2005 when he asked to meet with the illustrious real estate investor William Sanders. Sanders had earn...

Seeking gun rights back, Iowa farmer gets arrested instead

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Retired farmer Allan Phillips had been out of legal trouble for 40 years when he asked Iowa's governor to restore the gun rights he lost in 1978. Phillips, 76,...