As the 2014 election cycle begins to take shape, the candidates jockeying for position in the crowded GOP Senate primary are all trying to break away from the pack as the best option to take on Democrat Bruce Braley in the fall.
How has the Orlando shooting slaughter affected the politics of gun
control in Congress? A bipartisan House measure barring firearms sales
to some suspected terrorists nicely captures the mix of new and familiar
forces in play.
An Omaha pet store owner says his stolen snakes have been returned.
The Iowa Supreme Court is upholding the search of a high school football
player's equipment bag that uncovered a loaded handgun and drugs.
The U.S. Supreme Court has said death row prisoners must have "rational
understanding" that they are about to be executed and why, but lawyers
for a condemned Alabama inmate say stroke-induced dementia has left
their client unable to pass that test.
The judge explained why he found a police driver not guilty in the
death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose neck was broken on
the way to the station: He didn't see any evidence of a crime.
The remains of a Marine killed in a World War II battle on an isolated
island in the Pacific Ocean have been buried next to his parents in Fort
Two former Air Force psychologists who helped design the CIA's enhanced
interrogation techniques for terrorism suspects acknowledge using
waterboarding and other harsh tactics but deny allegations of torture
and war crimes leveled by a civil liberties group, according to new
A man has been accused of killing a 62-year-old Cedar Rapids woman who died after being found in a burning condominium.
Some neighborhood residents want the City Council in Iowa City to bar
construction of a house that would resemble the University of Iowa's
Violinist Itzhak Perlman, a longtime advocate for the disabled, is still
upset over Donald Trump's derisive behavior toward a disabled reporter
last fall and says he will be supporting Hillary Clinton in November's
Authorities in southeast Iowa are trying to find the mysterious men in
black trench coats who have been spotted in the dark alongside roadways.
In a city where cranes and construction barriers mark a surge in new
downtown apartments, hotels and offices, the sidewalks in Des Moines'
core can be strangely quiet.
Amid singing and prayer, a communitywide memorial service remembering
the victims of the Charleston church shootings got underway Friday in a
sports arena a few blocks from Emanuel AME Church.
A gay bar has been vandalized again in Des Moines' East Village district.
More than 1,000 invited guests celebrated the opening Thursday of Iowa's
newest casino while hundreds of gamblers lined up outside the $110
million center in Davenport, eager to get inside and test their luck.
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