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Iowa officer who had sex with his boss’ teenage stepdaughter blocks...

An Iowa police officer who admits to having sex with his boss’ teenage stepdaughter has, for now, successfully blocked the state's attempts to decertify...

U.S. gun violence an ‘international embarrassment,’ Biden says in rolling out...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated his call on Congress to pass stalled gun legislation reform but also outlined executive action he’s...

Accused domestic abuser says he now has a gun permit

An eastern Iowa man whose domestic-violence conviction led to his being denied a gun permit says he has now legally obtained that permit. The dispute...

Committee approves $20 million increase for prisons as Reynolds promises Anamosa...

The House Appropriations Committee approved a $34.6 million increase in the proposed budget for state justice systems Wednesday, including what a lawmaker called “possibly...

Prison looms for Iowa man after face-mask fight: ‘If I have...

A Des Moines man is facing a mandatory 10-year prison sentence after being accused of pulling down his COVID-19 face mask and spitting on...

Two weeks after Anamosa attack, lawmakers, union reps spar over prison...

The number of the day was $20 million. That’s how much House Republicans want to increase funding for the state prison system. Rep. Gary Worthan,...

Police officer dead after suspect rams car into barricade outside U.S....

WASHINGTON — One U.S. Capitol Police officer was dead and another injured Friday after a driver slammed a car into a barricade outside the...

Judge dismisses grocers’ lawsuit against DNR on bottle bill

A Polk County judge has dismissed a grocery industry group’s lawsuit over the state's handling of bottle bill rules. The Iowa Grocery Industry Association asked...

Alleged domestic abuser fights sheriff’s decision denying him a gun permit

An eastern Iowa man allegedly convicted of a domestic-violence offense is taking the state to court in an effort to reverse a decision denying...

Alleged environmental violator to stand trial next week in western Iowa

A western Iowa man with a history of environmental violations is scheduled to stand trial next week on charges that he deliberately set fire...
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