- As Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss arise Updated: Oct-07-15 4:20 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked." Clinton described the president's immigration strategy as "harsh and aggressive." And as Obama tries to rally Democrats around the chief economic proposal of his second term, the party's presidential front-runner stayed conspicuously silent.
- Ex-Iowa prison guards accused of illegal drug use at work Updated: Oct-06-15 8:03 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Four former prison guards at a maximum security penitentiary in eastern Iowa used illegal drugs while armed at work, and one smuggled in cellphones for inmates, a state U.S. attorney said Tuesday in announcing charges.
- Defense keys No. 22 Iowa's resurgence in poll Updated: Oct-06-15 5:54 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - On the surface, it appears as though No. 22 Iowa's resurgence has been fueled by the so-called "New Kirk Ferentz."
- Pressure is on new coach Steve Prohm at Iowa State Updated: Oct-06-15 5:36 pm
AMES, Iowa - Five months ago, Iowa State's Steve Prohm was the coach at mid-major Murray State. Now he's in charge of one of the big favorites in the Big 12.
- Clinton says she'll offer plan for 'Wall Street abuses' Updated: Oct-06-15 4:46 pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she'll offer a plan next week to deal with "Wall Street abuses."
- New York mayor, who worked for Clinton, meets with Sanders Updated: Oct-06-15 4:16 pm
NEW YORK - New York City mayor and former Hillary Clinton campaign manager Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) has met with her rival Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
- Central Iowa firefighter loses home to fire Updated: Oct-06-15 1:14 pm
LEHIGH, Iowa - A central Iowa firefighter has lost his home and everything in it to fire.
- Dubuque asks agency to let city look into hydropower dam Updated: Oct-06-15 12:59 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque officials have asked a federal agency to let the city study the feasibility of putting a hydropower plant on the Mississippi River.
- Iowa legislators to consider tax break for manufacturers Updated: Oct-06-15 11:51 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa state legislators are set to consider a proposal that would expand tax exemptions for manufacturers and lower their tax burden by up to $46 million.
- Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program Updated: Oct-06-15 11:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.
- Hearing reset for man seeking new trial in Waterloo killing Updated: Oct-06-15 10:49 am
WATERLOO, Iowa - A hearing has been pushed to next year for a man seeking a new trial in a 2006 shooting death at a Waterloo nightclub.
- Former Rapid City mayor takes new job in home state of Iowa Updated: Oct-06-15 10:45 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Former Rapid City mayor Sam Kooiker (KWAY'-kur) is taking a new job in his home state of Iowa.
- Ex-Pacific Junction city clerk charged with theft from city Updated: Oct-06-15 10:37 am
GLENWOOD, Iowa - A former Pacific Junction city clerk accused by state auditors of giving herself unauthorized Christmas bonuses and vacation and sick pay has been charged with theft.
- Ex-Iowa prison guard pleads guilty to drug charges Updated: Oct-06-15 8:15 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A 29-year-old man has admitted to using drugs during the time he worked as a guard at Anamosa State Penitentiary.
- Trial in federal lawsuit against Iowa zoo opens Updated: Oct-06-15 7:54 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A California veterinarian says all the animals at a northeast Iowa zoo at the center of a federal lawsuit should be removed and sent to sanctuaries.
- Police: Teen rams patrol car with stolen vehicle in Altoona Updated: Oct-06-15 5:39 am
ALTOONA, Iowa - A 16-year-old Urbandale boy has been charged after police say he rammed a police car with a stolen vehicle in Polk County.
- Clinton draws early support but also ambivalence from voters Updated: Oct-06-15 3:15 am
DERRY, New Hampshire - Inside the arena, the roar was deafening when Hillary Rodham Clinton took the stage at the annual convention of the New Hampshire Democratic Party. Thousands of people jumped to their feet to welcome their party's White House front-runner with cheers and noisemakers emblazoned with her campaign logo.
- Warren's emergence comes at key time for Iowa State Updated: Oct-05-15 8:14 pm
AMES, Iowa - Mike Warren's emergence is coming at the right time for Iowa State.
- Drake hoping to turn corner in 2015-16 Updated: Oct-05-15 7:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Last season was a landmark year for basketball in the state of Iowa, as three Division I teams reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time.
- Iowa Rep. Linda Miller says she won't seek re-election Updated: Oct-05-15 5:54 pm
BETTENDORF, Iowa - Rep. Linda Miller, a Republican lawmaker representing a portion of eastern Iowa, says she won't seek re-election next year.
- Suspect in fight that hurt Iowa principal turns himself in Updated: Oct-05-15 5:17 pm
GLENWOOD, Iowa - Authorities say a former Iowa State basketball standout has turned himself in to police following a fight that injured a high school principal and two others.
- Cubit doubts Illini's Ferguson will play at No. 22 Iowa Updated: Oct-05-15 4:39 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Interim Illinois coach Bill Cubit says he doubts injured running back Josh Ferguson will be able to play Saturday against No. 22 Iowa.
- Authorities in Dubuque investigating shooting death Updated: Oct-05-15 2:28 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Authorities in Dubuque are investigating the death of a man who was found in the rear of a home with gunshot wounds.
- Iowa insurer Wellmark to sell policies on health exchange Updated: Oct-05-15 1:55 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa's dominant health insurer has agreed to start selling policies for 2017 that will qualify for subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, the company announced Monday.
- Patterson proud of No. 2 TCU's resilience Updated: Oct-05-15 1:42 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gary Patterson called No. 2 TCU's four-game stretch before its bye week the most important one of the season.