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Liberal Supreme Court justices challenge abortion restrictions in high-stakes case

WASHINGTON — The liberal wing of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared highly skeptical of a Louisiana law that restricts abortion access as the justices...

Major abortion case heads to U.S. Supreme Court this week

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in a high-profile abortion case that’s rooted in Louisiana but could have major...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds praises Trump, Pence for ‘pro-life’ stances

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds praised President Donald Trump Monday for taking “bold steps” in the pro-life movement. During an anti-abortion rally at the State Capitol,...

State auditor proposes bill to jail public employees who embezzle

A bill pushed by Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand, a former prosecutor, would require jail terms for most public employees convicted of taking large...

Christensen named chief justice of Iowa Supreme Court

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Susan Christensen has been named chief justice of the state’s highest court, making her the second woman ever to serve...

Alive or dead?  An update on Iowa legislation after the first...

This week marked a key committee deadline in the Iowa Legislature known as the “funnel.” Most policy bills needed approval by a committee in either...

Judge: Lawyer ‘made up’ testimony and undermined landmark pollution case

Two of Iowa’s most well-known attorneys are embroiled in a bitter fight over legal fees and client poaching in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against one...

Conversion therapy is happening underground in Iowa, LGBT advocates say. Some...

When Peter Nunn was 14 years old, his parents found a men’s workout magazine he owned and came to their own conclusions about his...

Ombudsman: Natalie Finn’s death followed ‘a tragedy of errors’ by state...

The death of teenager Natalie Finn followed a series of errors and missed opportunities within Iowa’s child-protection system, according to the state Office of...

Iowa employers, religious leaders clash over religious freedom bill

Representatives of some of Iowa’s major employers squared off against religious conservative advocates for the third straight year over legislation to replicate federal religious...
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