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Public defender disciplined for ‘explicit’ jailhouse conversations

A state public defender has received a public reprimand for misusing his status as an attorney to engage in intimate conversations with a jail...

Zoo attorney argues a finding of guilt would warrant no more...

The attorney representing the operators of eastern Iowa’s Cricket Hollow Zoo said his clients never violated a court order pertaining to their animals, but...

House panels advance constitutional amendments on abortion, gun rights

Proposals to amend Iowa’s constitution to restrict state courts’ authority over abortion and firearms cases are advancing in the Iowa House. In back-to-back meetings with...

Is impeaching President Trump ‘pointless revenge’? Not if it sends a...

A House majority, including 10 Republicans, voted on Jan. 13 to impeach President Trump for “incitement of insurrection.” The vote will initiate a trial...

Reynolds’ ‘Back the Blue’ bill already faces opposition from Black Lives...

Gov. Kim Reynolds' proposed bill to increase penalties for those who attack the police has yet to be introduced at the Statehouse, but it's...

Iowa Senate panel advances death penalty legislation

Several crime victims and their advocates joined more than a dozen other Iowans who spoke Thursday against a legislative proposal to reinstate the death...

Chief justice highlights child welfare priorities in first Condition of the...

In her first Condition of the Judiciary message, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Susan Christensen introduced herself as “Suzy,” disclosed that she used to...

Former Trump chief of staff: Feds beefing up security at statehouses,...

Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Tuesday said federal officials are amassing the kind of “just in case” police force they...

Zoo owner lashes out in court at ‘animal rights terrorist group’

The operator of eastern Iowa’s shuttered Cricket Hollow Zoo, facing a charge of contempt of court, lashed out Tuesday at what she has called...

Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of...

The attack on the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 was shocking, but no one following right-wing activity on social media should have been...
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