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Court upholds $11 million penalty for Iowan’s Facebook attacks on former...

The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld an $11 million jury award in a libel case involving an Iowan who “doggedly and relentlessly” used...

Iowa man gets new trial after admitting he sent texts to...

An Iowa man who made self-incriminating statements on the witness stand before his conviction in a criminal-mischief case is entitled to a new trial...

Iowa’s cities win key court battle with rural districts over water...

Iowa’s cities have scored a pivotal victory in a long-running legal battle between urban and rural interests over the delivery of water to undeveloped...

Law enforcement officials urge action against rising numbers of ‘ghost guns’

WASHINGTON — An exponential increase in so-called "ghost guns" has put extra burdens on law enforcement, officials said during a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday. President...

Iowa Supreme Court upholds new law, but one justice questions the...

The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a new state law limiting the ability of criminal defendants to appeal their convictions. One of the justices, taking...

Court says Iowa driver’s cell-phone use was casual, rather than a...

When does a driver’s cell-phone use amount to a habit of driving while distracted? That was the question considered by the Iowa Supreme Court recently...

How qualified immunity protects police officers accused of wrongdoing

When police officers kill people without apparent justification, those officers may face both criminal charges — as in the case of Derek Chauvin, convicted...

Court battle still rages over eastern Iowa city’s decision to block...

A coalition of eastern Iowa bicyclists and runners are planning to appeal a court ruling favoring one city’s decision to block a connection to...

County prosecutor accused of insulting judges and making sexually charged remarks

Editor's note: This story contains language that may be offensive to some readers. A Wapello County criminal prosecutor is accused of making sexually charged comments...

Iowa Supreme Court backs state auditor’s effort to see records tied...

The Iowa Supreme Court has backed Auditor of State Rob Sand’s authority to subpoena records from the University of Iowa about a billion-dollar utilities...
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