Stories tagged: iowa
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
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
Meteorologists say warmer weather has brought unusual November weather to Iowa and Nebraska: tornadoes.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Police say a freight train car that derailed in northern Iowa rolled into and damaged a trackside tavern called DeRailed.
Wed., July 6, 2016
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
Authorities say an eastern Iowa woman was killed when a homemade cannon exploded at a backyard gathering.
Fri., May 27, 2016
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
The world’s first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school.
Thu., May 19, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
The Spokane Empire went from scoring 60 and 66 points in their first two games to 22 in the third.
Tue., March 29, 2016
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
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
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
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016
Four years after the Iowa Republican Party was criticized for mishandling an extremely close caucus, Democratic Party leaders faced similar scrutiny Tuesday over how they and their volunteers handled the …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015
L.J. Scott’s late lunge did more than put the ball across the goal line – it all but certainly put No. 5 Michigan State in the College Football Playoff.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015
Mark Dantonio and Kirk Ferentz kept the discussion on point Friday. The Michigan State and Iowa coaches are in Indianapolis to win a Big Ten championship. Nothing more.
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Sometimes this fall, it feels as if the contours of a familiar world for Republicans are under assault. They worry that immigrants here illegally are gobbling …