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...

Complaint about banana toy started turmoil at Iowa agency

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A complaint alleging that employees at Iowa's workplace safety agency used a toy banana to make sexual jokes triggered the investigation that led to the removal of two top offic...

Diocese says Iowa priest who threatened rape has recovered

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese on Wednesday defended its decision to continue employing a priest who told police he was trying to rape a woman when he was arrested naked in an Iowa ma...

Inspections show concerns at Whitaker's former Iowa daycare

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Inspectors found some violations at a large Iowa daycare center when it was owned by Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, including deficiencies in 2007 that prompted a downgr...

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 ...