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18-year-old accused of fatal stabbing in Burlington

18-year-old accused of fatal stabbing in Burlington

Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old suspected of stabbing to death a Burlington resident.

Democrat J.D. Scholten starting Iowa anti-poverty nonprofit

Democrat J.D. Scholten starting Iowa anti-poverty nonprofit

Democrat J.D. Scholten, a former minor league baseball player who narrowly lost his bid to defeat Republican Rep. Steve King in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, says he's keeping his political options open but...

Woman gets probation for stealing from dependent adults

Woman gets probation for stealing from dependent adults

An Ottumwa woman has been given five years of probation for stealing from dependent adults.

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CST

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CST

Less than two weeks after Congress repudiated his comments, Rep. Steve King will hold the first of his promised 39 Iowa town hall meetings. King announced Wednesday he would hold an event Saturday morning in northwest...

Iowa Rep. King returns to district after uproar over comment

Iowa Rep. King returns to district after uproar over comment

Less than two weeks after Congress repudiated his comments, Rep. Steve King will hold the first of his promised 39 Iowa town hall meetings.

Bremer County project clears initial fundraising hurdle

Bremer County project clears initial fundraising hurdle

Backers have cleared a key fundraising hurdle for a project that would provide new fairgrounds and sports fields in a northeast Iowa community.

Iowa, Nebraska residents dig out from midwinter storm

Iowa, Nebraska residents dig out from midwinter storm

More wind-whipped snow is expected to hamper travel in eastern Iowa as Iowa and Nebraska residents dig out from a midwinter storm.

2 hotel workers accused of credit card scam

2 hotel workers accused of credit card scam

Two people who worked for a Sioux City hotel have been accused of a scam using guests' credit cards.

House panel chairman promises no changes to state pensions

House panel chairman promises no changes to state pensions

The chairman of a House committee that would consider any changes to the public worker pension program says no legislation will pass this year or next that would change the system.

Man charged in hit-and-run fatality now faces murder charge

Man charged in hit-and-run fatality now faces murder charge

Authorities say a Des Moines resident suspected of fatally injuring a pedestrian while driving a stolen car has been charged with first-degree murder.

Reynolds releases bill to restore felon voting rights

Reynolds releases bill to restore felon voting rights

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is releasing her proposed bill that would restore voting rights for felons through an amendment to the Iowa Constitution.

Woman accused of setting fire to another woman in apartment

Woman accused of setting fire to another woman in apartment

Authorities say a woman was set on fire by another woman at the apartment they shared in Burlington.

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down chance to be Trump's VP

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down chance to be Trump's VP

Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she turned down Donald Trump's request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns.

Money secured to repair creek bridge along nature trail

Money secured to repair creek bridge along nature trail

A Black Hawk County official says enough money has been secured to fix a long-closed bridge on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail in La Porte City.

Winter storm tracking east across Nebraska into Iowa

Winter storm tracking east across Nebraska into Iowa

A winter storm dropping freezing rain and snow is tracking east across Nebraska into Iowa, prompting schools and businesses to remain closed for the day.

Officials say injured firefighter making strides in recovery

Officials say injured firefighter making strides in recovery

Officials say an eastern Iowa firefighter injured in a fiery explosion that killed a colleague is making strides in his recovery.

Former employee accused of stealing from Iowa City church

Former employee accused of stealing from Iowa City church

A 23-year-old woman has been accused of stealing from an Iowa City church.

Lawyers seek to depose lottery fraud mastermind in prison

Lawyers seek to depose lottery fraud mastermind in prison

Lawyers pursuing a class-action lawsuit on behalf of lottery customers nationwide are seeking to interview the jailed insider who allegedly rigged jackpots for himself and others for years.

Authorities: Man, child died after vehicle broke through ice

Authorities: Man, child died after vehicle broke through ice

Authorities say a man and child died after the vehicle there were in broke through lake ice in northwest Iowa.

Ex-Iowa school official who took nearly $217K gets probation

Ex-Iowa school official who took nearly $217K gets probation

A former Iowa school district official has been given three years of probation for embezzling nearly $217,000 over the course of several years.

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