Cory Booker's tech startup failed but industry ties lasted

Cory Booker was the mayor of New Jersey's largest city and considering a run for higher office, but he had a different goal in mind when he appeared on stage at the 2012 Tech Disrupt Conference in San...

Student says Trump backers recruited him for Buttigieg smear

A Michigan college student says pro-Trump agitators recruited him to falsely claim he was raped by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj), then published the smear without hi...

AP: Failures caused toxic gas leak at Iowa police academy

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A series of infrastructure failures in a crumbling state dormitory caused a toxic gas leak at an Iowa police academy that sickened dozens of recruits and could have killed some ...

APNewsBreak: Iowa trooper wrote just 8 tickets as candidate

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa highway patrolman who was recently elected to the Legislature wrote almost no tickets to his future constituents during his successful campaign for a state House seat. ...

Voting can be devastating for Iowa felons, AP review finds

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Grant Ferguson was getting ready for work when a sheriff's deputy arrived at his Iowa home with an arrest warrant to take him to jail. The sales manager was st...

Child's memory could be critical at 1992 Iowa homicide trial

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa grandmother will stand trial Monday in the 1992 killing of her former boyfriend in a case built largely on an alleged confession heard by a child. The ...

Iowa diocese identifies 28 priests accused of abusing minors

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — At least 28 priests are credibly accused of having sexually abused more than 100 boys and girls while working for a Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa, church officials announced Mo...

Accused harasser now working security at Iowa State events

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former state government official who was fired for sexually harassing women now has a job working for the security contractor that helps manage Iowa State University athletic ...

Jury sides with transgender employee in 'historic' Iowa case

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A jury ruled Wednesday that an Iowa prison warden discriminated against a transgender employee by denying him the use of men's restrooms and locker rooms in a verdict that advoc...

Iowa student from China reinstated after cheating admissions

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A University of Iowa student from China expelled for repeated academic misconduct has been re-admitted after the school failed to use his written admissions of wrongdoing agains...

Ex-worker says Iowa job summits were timed to help governor

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A state employee who helped organize conferences for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' signature jobs program resigned days before the November election, saying she felt pressured to shap...

Iowa Supreme Court contender was sued over unjustified case

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa county agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a civil rights lawsuit against its top prosecutor last month, days before he applied for a seat on the Iowa Supreme Court....

Castro vows to champion health care, housing during 2020 bid

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) — Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is introducing himself to Iowa Democrats as a champion of universal health care and affordable housing as he moves toward a presidenti...

APNewsBreak: 4 faced scrutiny before arrest in Tibbetts case

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Before they arrested a farmhand in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, investigators scrutinized four other potential suspects during their five-week search. ...

Missouri farmer charged in $140M organic grain fraud scheme

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Missouri farmer is accused of marketing $140 million worth of non-organic corn, soybeans and wheat as organic over a 7½ year period. The U.S. attorney's offi...