- Ex-pizza store manager charged with stealing thousands Updated: Aug-01-15 6:58 pm
CORALVILLE, Iowa - A Coralville man has been arrested and charged with stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a pizza restaurant he managed.
- Iowa employee went to work for handgun vendor Updated: Jul-31-15 1:49 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Iowa Department of Public Safety employee who helped draft a proposal to buy handguns for officers tipped off Smith & Wesson about the timing of the bidding process and was exploring a job with the gun company at the same time, emails obtained by The Associated Press show.
- Interim U. Iowa president hopes for short, smooth transition Updated: Jul-30-15 5:20 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Veteran University of Iowa administrator Jean Robillard said Thursday that he hopes his term as interim school president will be short and free of controversy.
- Reports: Iowa universities' savings may take longer, be less Updated: Jul-29-15 2:55 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Parts of a highly touted cost-savings push at Iowa's three public universities may not save as much money or happen as fast as initially projected, according to consultants' reports released this week.
- UI plans to upgrade Kinnick, add student housing Updated: Jul-28-15 4:02 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa says it wants to spend up to $45 million on improvements to Kinnick Stadium and about $85 million on a student-housing project.
- Weeks after escape, inmates at Iowa prison still on lockdown Updated: Jul-28-15 3:53 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Three weeks after a convicted armed robber managed to escape from a top security cell, inmates at an Iowa prison are still under a lockdown.
- 3 percent Iowa tuition hike proposed for spring semester Updated: Jul-28-15 1:56 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Tens of thousands of students at Iowa's three public universities would pay $100 more for tuition next spring under a proposal released Tuesday.
- Official: Johnson County minimum wage hike would be unlawful Updated: Jul-28-15 12:27 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa's labor commissioner said Johnson County's plan to raise the minimum wage to more than $10 an hour would be unlawful.
- Ex-Iowa field hockey coach files state civil rights action Updated: Jul-28-15 8:55 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A former field hockey coach who was fired at the University of Iowa last year has filed a state civil rights complaint.
- Iowa man accused of torturing cat gets probation Updated: Jul-27-15 6:33 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An eastern Iowa man accused of torturing his roommate's cat last year has been given probation.
- Dedication ceremony held for new University of Iowa dorm Updated: Jul-22-15 2:32 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Students and leaders of the University of Iowa gathered this week to mark the opening of the school's first new dormitory in nearly 50 years.
- Iowa universities report hikes in external research funding Updated: Jul-21-15 9:53 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa's two public research universities have reported increases in external funding for the past fiscal year.
- Iowa county to begin issuing new local IDs to residents Updated: Jul-17-15 3:01 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Johnson County is issuing local identification cards to the public starting this week as part of efforts to help ensure immigrants and others can get access to local services.
- Iowa college to pay outside consultant $20K monthly Updated: Jul-16-15 3:05 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Iowa university will spend up to $145,000 to hire an outside consultant to oversee its strategic communications after its employee who handled the work recently announced that he was leaving for a similar post at a New York college.
- Iowa City includes e-cigarettes in public smoking ban Updated: Jul-16-15 11:10 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Those places where smoking is banned in Iowa City are now off limits to e-cigarettes, too.
- Deal requires deep pollution cuts at Iowa coal-fired plants Updated: Jul-15-15 5:21 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa's second largest power company agreed Wednesday to drastically cut pollution at several coal-fired power plants under a Clean Air Act settlement that's expected to make the air safer and easier to breathe around the state.
- Norway agrees to take ownership of beloved ballpark Updated: Jul-15-15 1:32 pm
NORWAY, Iowa - The eastern Iowa city of Norway, which was long known for its high school baseball teams before the school closed years ago, has agreed to take ownership of a beloved ballpark this week.
- Trial set for man accused of fatal shooting at Iowa mall Updated: Jul-15-15 6:46 am
CORALVILLE, Iowa - Trial has been set for a North Liberty man accused of shooting and killing a woman inside a busy Iowa mall.
- Iowa public universities could see mid-year tuition hike Updated: Jul-11-15 5:29 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Students at Iowa's three public universities could see an unusual mid-year tuition hike if the Iowa Board of Regents approves an increase for the upcoming spring semester.
- Judge: Apartment rental firm's lease provisions were illegal Updated: Jul-09-15 2:35 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Iowa judge has ruled this week that an apartment rental company's lease provisions were illegal, and has granted class action to the lawsuit that was filed by a tenant rights group.
- Audit: Doctor improperly billed insurers, diverted payments Updated: Jul-09-15 12:38 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A former doctor for University of Iowa Health Care improperly billed insurers and diverted nearly $1.9 million in collections into his personal bank accounts, according to a new report by the state auditor that has been forwarded to prosecutors.
- University of Iowa faculty get tips on Chinese pronunciation Updated: Jul-09-15 8:04 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa has implemented a new program to help the increasing number of Chinese students feel like a part of the university community by teaching professors how to pronounce their names.
- Ex-Iowa student leaves prison after rape conviction vacated Updated: Jul-08-15 5:17 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A former University of Iowa student is out of prison days after a judge overturned his conviction in a high-profile sexual assault case.
- Sheriff: Escaped Iowa inmate stole car that had keys inside Updated: Jul-07-15 11:44 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - After escaping from an Iowa prison, an inmate walked along railroad tracks for miles before stealing an unlocked car that had its keys inside.
- Iowa inmate escaped maximum-security cell through piping Updated: Jul-06-15 5:46 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A convicted armed robber managed to escape from one of Iowa's most highly secure prison cells by sneaking through the building's piping onto the roof and guiding himself to the ground with a makeshift rope, authorities said Monday.