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Authorities name man fatally shot by Iowa deputy this week

Authorities in the Des Moines suburb of Altoona have identified a man fatally shot by a deputy earlier this week.

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Law enforcement officials near Omaha have seized about 20 pounds of marijuana, cocaine and hash from a car heading to Iowa. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says deputies discovered the drugs in a car they pulled...

2 Iowans arrested after drugs found in Nebraska traffic stop

Law enforcement officials near Omaha have seized about 20 pounds of marijuana, cocaine and hash from a car heading to Iowa.

Iowa couple accused of locking boy in enclosure for months

A north-central Iowa man and his girlfriend have been charged with kidnapping after police say the couple tortured the man's 8-year-old son for months by locking him in a basement enclosure for hours every day,...

Governor backs agencies' actions in trooper harassment case

Gov. Kim Reynolds is defending a harassment investigation that ended with a state trooper being fired after a 10-month paid leave and examined whether a powerful captain responded appropriately to concerns.

Hy-Vee recalls spring pasta salad tied to salmonella cases

Midwest grocery store chain Hy-Vee Inc. has recalled its store-brand spring pasta salad after 20 people got salmonella in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa.

2 charged in fatal stabbing of man in St. Louis County

Two people are charged in relation to the fatal stabbing of a man whose body was found in a wooded area behind a Walmart store in suburban St. Louis.

Northwest Iowa officials say person stuck in grain bin died

Authorities say a person trapped inside a grain bin has died in northwest Iowa.

Officials fear algae toxin has tainted city water supply

Officials have urged people not to drink tap water in a southern Iowa community because they suspect an algae toxin has tainted the supply.

Deputies recover man's body from river in downtown Iowa City

Authorities have recovered a man's body from the Iowa River in downtown Iowa City.

Judge rejects 'stand your ground' immunity in gunbattle case

A judge won't provide immunity for a man who says Iowa's "stand your ground" law should protect him from prosecution following a Cedar Rapids gunbattle.

Ex-Iowa first lady Mari Culver diagnosed with breast cancer

Former Iowa first lady Mari Culver has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will start treatment Thursday.

Democrats outraise GOP incumbents in Iowa races for Congress

New data shows Democrats recently outraised Republicans in two closely watched Iowa congressional races, though those GOP incumbents have more available cash to spend.

Prosecutor: Panora officer justified in shooting man

An Iowa prosecutor says a west-central Iowa police officer was justified in killing a man who charged him holding a knife in an apartment complex hallway.

Iowa candidates can't use campaign funds for child care

An Iowa board that oversees campaign ethics has issued a ruling that keeps Iowa candidates from using campaign money to pay for child care.

Officials ID woman found dead last month in western Iowa

Iowa law enforcement officials have identified a woman whose body was found in western Iowa last month.

Ex-Missouri trooper loses legal license in Iowa man's death

The state of Missouri has revoked the peace officer license of a former highway patrol trooper who was driving a patrol boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned.

Church youth leader gets probation for indecent contact

An eastern Iowa volunteer church youth leader accused of molesting children has been given probation and ordered to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

Tests ordered for Iowa man accused in Nebraska man's death

A judge has ordered mental competency tests for an Iowa resident accused of helping to kill a Nebraska man in Sioux City.

Authorities say man shot by officer in Altoona died

Authorities say a deputy fatally shot a driver after a vehicle chase in the Des Moines suburb of Altoona.

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