News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. CST
News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. CST

Police in a suburban Des Moines city say the shooting death of a man inside a home was accidental. Urbandale police say the shooting happened late Sunday night when 20-year-old Anthony Taylor accidentally shot himself...

Senate confirms South Dakota judge for 8th Circuit Court
Senate confirms South Dakota judge for 8th Circuit Court

The U.S. Senate has confirmed a South Dakota lawyer to serve as a judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

13 hrs 8 mins ago
Iowa teen arrested in stabbing death of grandmother
Iowa teen arrested in stabbing death of grandmother

A 19-year-old Iowa man has been arrested hours after police say he stabbed his grandmother to death on her birthday.

14 hrs 13 mins ago
Iowa authorities searching for missing work-release inmate
Iowa authorities searching for missing work-release inmate

Authorities are searching for an eastern Iowa work-release inmate who has gone missing.

14 hrs 41 mins ago
Eastern Iowa man killed in van crash on Highway 20
Eastern Iowa man killed in van crash on Highway 20

An eastern Iowa man has died in a crash on U.S. Highway 20.

18 hrs 41 mins ago
Iowa county wants custody of animals taken from 'puppy mill'
Iowa county wants custody of animals taken from 'puppy mill'

County officials in northern Iowa are trying to maintain custody of nine dogs and four cats that were taken from a commercial breeder accused of neglecting the animals.

19 hrs 37 mins ago
Body found in rubble of eastern Iowa house fire
Body found in rubble of eastern Iowa house fire

Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in the rubble of a house fire.

December 11th, 4:45 PM CST
Iowa governor names consultant Sara Gongol chief of staff
Iowa governor names consultant Sara Gongol chief of staff

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has named a new chief of staff as she assembles an administrative team to run the office after winning election in November.

December 11th, 3:41 PM CST
Police: Man played role in street race that led to 2 deaths
Police: Man played role in street race that led to 2 deaths

Ankeny police have arrested a man suspected of engaging in a drag race that ended when one of the vehicles crashed, killing its two occupants.

December 11th, 11:57 AM CST
Man gets 3 month behind bars and an order to pay back banks
Man gets 3 month behind bars and an order to pay back banks

A northeast Nebraska man has been sentenced for defrauding banks in Iowa and Nebraska.

December 11th, 11:37 AM CST
March trial set for Iowa man accused of killing girlfriend
March trial set for Iowa man accused of killing girlfriend

A March trial has been scheduled for a man accused of killing his girlfriend in central Iowa.

December 11th, 9:37 AM CST
Plans to remove 2 dams in Fort Dodge delayed
Plans to remove 2 dams in Fort Dodge delayed

Concerns raised by the State Historic Preservation Office have delayed plans for removing two dams spanning the Des Moines River in Fort Dodge.

December 11th, 8:49 AM CST
Authorities: Wisconsin man died in Iowa plant accident
Authorities: Wisconsin man died in Iowa plant accident

Authorities say a Wisconsin man died in an accident at his job in Dubuque.

December 11th, 7:25 AM CST
Woman gets 2 years of probation for infant son's death
Woman gets 2 years of probation for infant son's death

A Des Moines woman whose infant son died after she gave him large amounts of an allergy medication has been given two years of probation.

December 11th, 5:33 AM CST
Iowa prisons chief says he'll retire after 36-year career
Iowa prisons chief says he'll retire after 36-year career

The director of the Iowa Department of Corrections is retiring after a 36-year career with the agency.

December 10th, 4:00 PM CST
Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint
Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint

An Iowa lawmaker is challenging the accusations of a woman who filed an ethics complaint alleging he touched her inappropriately in 2015.

December 10th, 2:32 PM CST
Authorities: Wisconsin man died in Iowa plant accident
Authorities: Wisconsin man died in Iowa plant accident

Authorities say a Wisconsin man died in an accident at his job in Dubuque.

December 11th, 7:25 AM CST
Woman gets 2 years of probation for infant son's death
Woman gets 2 years of probation for infant son's death

A Des Moines woman whose infant son died after she gave him large amounts of an allergy medication has been given two years of probation.

December 11th, 5:33 AM CST
Iowa prisons chief says he'll retire after 36-year career
Iowa prisons chief says he'll retire after 36-year career

The director of the Iowa Department of Corrections is retiring after a 36-year career with the agency.

December 10th, 4:00 PM CST
Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint
Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint

An Iowa lawmaker is challenging the accusations of a woman who filed an ethics complaint alleging he touched her inappropriately in 2015.

December 10th, 2:32 PM CST
FEMA denies individual disaster aid to Iowa storm victims
FEMA denies individual disaster aid to Iowa storm victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has again denied Gov. Kim Reynolds' request for disaster assistance to flood victims in four Iowa counties.

December 10th, 2:08 PM CST

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Woman accused of stealing painkillers takes plea deal
Woman accused of stealing painkillers takes plea deal

A woman accused of stealing narcotic pain pills while working for a Council Bluffs assisted living facility has taken a plea deal.

December 10th, 11:19 AM CST
Tribes seek to challenge Corps' Dakota Access pipeline study
Tribes seek to challenge Corps' Dakota Access pipeline study

The four Native American tribes in the Dakotas that are fighting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in court are seeking to challenge the recent conclusion of federal officials that a spill would not greatly impact tribal...

December 10th, 9:42 AM CST
Patrol: 2 fatally injured in northwest Iowa collision
Patrol: 2 fatally injured in northwest Iowa collision

The Iowa State Patrol says two people were fatally injured in a collision at a northwest Iowa intersection.

December 10th, 9:38 AM CST
Authorities: Man found pinned under tractor tire died
Authorities: Man found pinned under tractor tire died

Authorities say a man found pinned under a tractor has died in northeast Iowa.

December 10th, 7:02 AM CST
Fatal hunting accident reported in south-central Iowa
Fatal hunting accident reported in south-central Iowa

Authorities are investigating a fatal hunting accident in south-central Iowa.

December 10th, 5:34 AM CST
Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil
Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

Kansas' new Democratic governor promised voters not to raise taxes to meet her goals of boosting spending on public schools and social services.

December 9th, 8:41 AM CST
Nebraska health officials: 2 flu deaths reported this season
Nebraska health officials: 2 flu deaths reported this season

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has reported the state's first flu-related deaths of the current flu season.

December 8th, 12:51 PM CST
Man who killed woman in Iowa garage sentenced to life
Man who killed woman in Iowa garage sentenced to life

A man convicted of killing a woman in her Cedar Rapids garage and setting it on fire has been sentenced to life in prison.

December 8th, 11:59 AM CST
Ernst says she'll seek re-election to US Senate in 2020
Ernst says she'll seek re-election to US Senate in 2020

Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she will run for a second term in 2020.

December 8th, 11:27 AM CST
Michigan concert featuring songs written at WWII death camps
Michigan concert featuring songs written at WWII death camps

Songs composed by imprisoned musicians in a World War II concentration camp will be performed by University of Iowa professors at Michigan's Holocaust Memorial Center .

December 8th, 8:19 AM CST
Police: Dropped wallet near shooting scene led to arrest
Police: Dropped wallet near shooting scene led to arrest

Des Moines police earlier this week announced an arrest in the September shooting death of a man. Now, they say the suspect's dropped wallet near the scene led them to his doorstep.

December 7th, 4:15 PM CST
Iowa public safety commissioner will step down next month
Iowa public safety commissioner will step down next month

Iowa's top public safety official says she's informed Gov. Kim Reynolds that she will be leaving her job next month.

December 7th, 1:07 PM CST
Iowa official with 3 public jobs rips 'goofy' disclosure law
Iowa official with 3 public jobs rips 'goofy' disclosure law

A political appointee who works for three Iowa agencies is blasting an ethics law that requires him and others with multiple state jobs to disclose them on a specific form.

December 7th, 12:39 PM CST
Report: Iowa pension fund has $6.8B in unfunded liabilities
Report: Iowa pension fund has $6.8B in unfunded liabilities

A report shows Iowa's largest public employee pension fund has stabilized thanks to solid investment returns but still has $6.8 billion in unfunded liabilities.

December 7th, 10:23 AM CST
Judge hears arguments on motion to toss fetal heartbeat law
Judge hears arguments on motion to toss fetal heartbeat law

A state court judge will hear arguments in a legal challenge to Iowa's fetal heartbeat law, an abortion bill considered one of the strictest in the country.

December 7th, 9:31 AM CST

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