- Iowa woman writes letters to prison inmates for decades Updated: May-24-15 11:02 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Jean Basinger writes letters to prison inmates in Iowa. She has done this for 30 years.
- Third woman charged in north Iowa counterfeit check crimes Updated: May-23-15 1:09 pm
MASON CITY, Iowa - A third woman has been charged with cashing counterfeit payroll checks in north Iowa.
- Iowa economic development board OKs investment funding Updated: May-22-15 6:51 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The department that oversees economic development in Iowa says it has approved investment funding that will eventually create more than 1,300 jobs in the state.
- Officials determine murder-suicide in Urbandale deaths Updated: May-22-15 2:12 pm
URBANDALE, Iowa - Officials have ruled the deaths of a former Des Moines police officer and his ex-girlfriend a murder-suicide.
- Census says Des Moines reaches population peak, topping 1960 Updated: May-21-15 2:57 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Pat yourself on the back, Des Moines, you've never been bigger.
- Iowa woman faces charges in alleged abuse at home day care Updated: May-20-15 5:41 pm
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa - A Pleasant Hill woman faces child endangerment charges in connection with alleged abuse at a home day care.
- Audit: $130,000 mismanaged at Iowa drug treatment center Updated: May-20-15 2:38 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The former director of a drug treatment center in Des Moines mismanaged more than $130,000 intended for client benefits, according to a state audit released Wednesday.
- Des Moines puts brakes on bus rapid transit program Updated: May-20-15 2:25 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A long-planned bus rapid transit program in Des Moines has been put on pause after city officials say they must prioritize the replacement and rehabilitation of eight aging bridges.
- Plan made to re-create civil rights era mural in Des Moines Updated: May-20-15 10:36 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - One of the civil rights era murals that has graced the Riverfront YMCA building in Des Moines will be re-created at the new downtown YMCA.
- Des Moines police say death of man doesn't appear suspicious Updated: May-19-15 5:26 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Authorities say the death of a man found near a road in Des Moines doesn't appear suspicious.
- Facing opposition, Iowa police academy director to retire Updated: May-19-15 4:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy will step down amid opposition to his appointment from state senators who questioned his personnel decisions, state officials said Tuesday.
- Female employees file lawsuit against Iowa police chief Updated: May-18-15 5:21 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Three women have filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the West Des Moines police chief, claiming they were fired or overlooked for promotions because of their gender.
- Lottery ticket worth $1 million sold in Des Moines Updated: May-17-15 2:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Someone purchased a Powerball ticket worth $1 million at a Des Moines supermarket before Saturday's drawing.
- Ex-Iowa congressman chairs Iowa Transportation Commission Updated: May-16-15 12:30 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell has been elected chairman of the seven-member Iowa Transportation Commission.
- Body found in "hoarder" house thought to have been abandoned Updated: May-15-15 12:56 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Des Moines police are investigating the discovery of a body found in a home thought long abandoned.
- Des Moines challenging state ruling on traffic cameras Updated: May-15-15 6:21 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Des Moines officials intend to keep operating its traffic cameras along Interstate 235 while the city goes to court, challenging a state ruling that the cameras must be turned off.
- In 1 Des Moines suburb, home is where the ZIP says it is Updated: May-14-15 10:52 am
URBANDALE, Iowa - Urbandale officials say they're trying to straighten out the confusion over who lives where, according to their ZIP codes.
- Judge dismisses murder charge in Des Moines slaying Updated: May-13-15 6:43 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - A judge has dropped a murder charge filed against a man accused of killing a 19-year-old Des Moines woman last year.
- Weather service says Lake City twister peaked at 100 mph Updated: May-11-15 7:07 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - National Weather Service crews were dispatched Monday to assess the damage caused by a tornado that tore through Lake City, uprooting trees, ripping apart the roof of a high school and leaving shreds of pink insulation strewn throughout the streets.
- Authorities find body of Iowa boy underwater in river Updated: May-11-15 5:13 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa authorities have recovered the body of a 12-year-old boy who disappeared while swimming in the Des Moines River.
- Ernst to host 2016 candidates at pig roast, motorcycle ride Updated: May-11-15 10:17 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Sen. Joni Ernst is going to treat Republican presidential hopefuls to a pig roast and a motorcycle ride.
- Severe weather in Iowa prompts reports of tornadoes Updated: May-11-15 6:25 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - A tornado has caused considerable damage in a central Iowa community.
- AP top news in Iowa at 3:58 p.m. CDT Updated: May-10-15 6:02 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Forecasters say severe storms are possible across most of Iowa and eastern Nebraska on Sunday.
- Emerald ash borers detected at 2 spots in Polk County Updated: May-08-15 11:05 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Officials have found emerald ash borders in Polk County, home of the state capitol in Des Moines.
- 3 youths accused of selling drugs at school for 9th-graders Updated: May-08-15 7:05 am
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Three students have been accused of selling prescription drugs at a school for ninth-graders in West Des Moines.