Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa's first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party's causes. But then, his alli...

Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa's first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party's causes. But then, his all...

Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who will serve at least temporarily as the nation's top law enforcement official is a relatively inexperienced Republican Party loyalist from Iowa who has called for lim...

Apologizing for cover-up, diocese vows to ID accused priests

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese issued an apology Tuesday for covering up an Iowa priest's sexual abuse of boys for decades and promised to identify all priests who have faced credible...

Lawyer removes post calling his client a 'terrible criminal'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawyer representing a notorious Iowa murder suspect removed a Facebook post Friday in which he called another client an "idiot" and "terrible criminal" who deserved to be jail...

Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison

Police in an Iowa college town had repeated interactions with a troubled drifter in the weeks between his departure from prison and his alleged killing of a star golfer from Spain, records show. ...

Report details sexual misconduct by ex-ally of Iowa governor

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An agency director who was a top ally of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds committed a range of sexual misconduct, harassment and inappropriate behavior that went on for years, an independ...

Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Celia Barquin Arozamena was a top amateur golfer from Spain who was finishing her degree at Iowa State University. Collin Daniel Richards was a former inmate from small-town Iowa wit...

APNewsBreak: Iowa governor flew to game on vendor's plane

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Associated Press review has found that Iowa Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds received approval from a state regulator to fly for free to Iowa State's bowl game on a jet owned by ...

Agents at dairy farm that employed suspect in Iowa slaying

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — Federal, state and local agents are at the Iowa dairy farm that employed and housed the man charged with killing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts. Agents fr...

Immigrant charged in Iowa student's death was known by alias

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Mexican man charged with abducting and killing an Iowa college student was known for years on the dairy farm where he worked by another name: John Budd. Th...

GOP fundraiser tied to land where Iowa murder suspect lived

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top Republican fundraiser whose firm works for several prominent immigration hardliners is the partial owner of the land where the Mexican man accused of killing Iowa college ...

Medical examiner says Iowa student died from stab wounds

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — A medical examiner says the Iowa college student who was allegedly abducted by a stranger last month died from stab wounds. Authorities announced Thursday that ...

Suspect in Iowa woman's slaying was a hardworking farmhand

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — For years, his employer said the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal U.S. resident and reliable worker at a family dairy farm in small town Iowa. ...

Woman says Iowa patrol captain didn't act in harassment case

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A powerful Iowa State Patrol captain failed to act after learning one of his troopers harassed a female state employee, telling the woman to confront the trooper herself, she al...