Stories tagged: Iowa
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Iowa lawmakers pass the state’s most expansive gun rights bill
With one stroke of a pen, Gov. Terry Branstad is poised to make Iowa one of the friendliest states for gun owners.
Mon., March 27, 2017, midnight
Huckleberries: Whoa there Pilgrim … Take ’er easy on the squash
It’s not every day that you feel betrayed by butternut squash. But David Townsend, communications director of the Coeur d’Alene Library, feels bamboozled after grazing at the swell salad bar …
Thu., March 23, 2017, midnight
Huckleberries: St Patrick’s tie inspires memories of S&H Green Stamps gone by
She avoided the term “whippersnapper” because KXLY’s Kris Crocker is too gracious for that. But she did provide context for youthful colleague Casey Lund Friday. Casey triggered the lesson in …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Iowa bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions
Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
Truck smashes into Iowa Wal-Mart store killing 3 people
A pickup truck smashed through the front doors of an Iowa Wal-Mart store on Thursday, killing three people and scattering merchandise on the floor before it came to a stop …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Odd pattern brings rare November tornadoes to Iowa, Nebraska
Meteorologists say warmer weather has brought unusual November weather to Iowa and Nebraska: tornadoes.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Police find gun believed used in Iowa officers’ deaths
A gun found by a search dog in a wooded area is believed to be the weapon used in the fatal ambush shootings of two Iowa police officers, police said …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
Suspect in Iowa police officer deaths has history of racial provocations
A white man with a history of racial provocations and confrontations with police ambushed and fatally shot two white officers Wednesday in separate attacks as they sat in their patrol …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Trump jokes about people who are not conservative Christians: ‘Should we keep them?’
Donald Trump singled out people who were not Christian conservatives at a campaign rally in Iowa on Wednesday afternoon, jokingly asking the audience, “should we keep them in the room?”
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:48 p.m.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriers
Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding
Residents are leaving low-lying areas of Cedar Rapids, adhering to a request by authorities to clear out by 8 p.m. Sunday due to the risk of flooding from the rising …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
More Iowa cities mobilizing for flooding along Cedar River
Authorities in several Iowa cities were mobilizing resources Friday to handle flooding from a rain-swollen river that has forced evacuations in several communities upstream, while a Wisconsin town was recovering …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
Top 25: North Dakota State stuns No. 13 Iowa
With the biggest win in school history less than 3 yards away, North Dakota State went for two and failed. The Bison earned the ball back though – and they …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Digest: Kaiden Dinh hits walk-off single, Iowa beats Rhode Island in LLWS
Kaiden Dinh hit a walk-off single and Johnston, Iowa rallied past Warwick, Rhode Island 3-2 on Tuesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Lawsuits show tense relations between police, blacks in Iowa
The city with Iowa’s highest African-American population has settled lawsuits against white police officers who roughed up three black residents, including a 13-year-old girl who was handcuffed after yelling at …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Train car derails in Iowa, hits bar called DeRailed
Police say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Court backs jail time for egg executives in salmonella case
A federal appeals court has upheld jail sentences for two egg industry executives whose Iowa company caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Iowa woman dies when homemade cannon explodes at house party
Authorities say an eastern Iowa woman was killed when a homemade cannon exploded at a backyard gathering.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
Iowa Supreme Court bans life without parole for teen killers
A divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday banned judges from imposing life prison sentences without the possibility of parole on juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
World’s first surviving septuplets graduate high school
The world’s first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
Naked chimney man rescued at Iowa business
Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper “get out of here” while he was sorting cans at his Iowa …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
Sentence prohibiting woman who shook baby from getting pregnant thrown out
The Iowa Court of Appeals has thrown out the sentence for a Mason City woman which prohibited her from becoming pregnant while on probation for a child endangerment conviction.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations
A federal jury in Iowa has convicted campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul on charges they conspired to cover up campaign payments to a former state senator.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Principal won’t punish ninth-graders who hired male stripper
A Des Moines, Iowa, principal has decided not to punish the ninth-grade girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their high school’s synchronized swimming club banquet.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
Girls swim team members hire male stripper as a joke; school unamused
A Des Moines school district spokesman has confirmed that ninth-grade girls hired a male stripper to perform at their school’s synchronized swimming club’s annual banquet.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Empire put emphasis on eliminating turnovers for Iowa game
The Spokane Empire went from scoring 60 and 66 points in their first two games to 22 in the third.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Spokane Empire say bye-bye to bye weeks
The last thing a football team wants to do is lose a game before entering a bye week. Players and coaches get a week respite and all they can think …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Obama said to be considering Iowa judge for Supreme Court
President Barack Obama is considering a federal judge in Iowa to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a person familiar with the matter said.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Iowa caucuses: Is a voting audit on the way?
Iowa Democrats are facing increased pressure to re-examine Monday’s incredibly close and uncomfortably messy vote, especially after the Des Moines Register called for “a complete audit of results.”
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
Trump wants Iowa election do-over
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.