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Muscatine woman, juvenile face meth charges after Johnson County traffic stop

JOHNSON COUNTY — A Muscatine woman and a juvenile face meth charges after their vehicle broke down on Interstate 80.

According to an I ... »

Newstrack: Defense in Hogan case asks for new venue


Shaun Hogan, 36, charged with first-degree murder, was accused of killing his girlfriend Crystal Gaffney, 29, who was found dead o ... »

Sunset the 2001 AUMF

To the editor:

Recently, President Barack Obama sent his proposal to Congress for military force against the group known as ISIL. The proposa ... »

Time Machine: The Commonwealth Apartments

CEDAR RAPIDS — A fairground with a horse racetrack and a baseball park, near the intersection of Second Avenue and 14th Street East, gave wa ... »

Move privacy bill forward

There is now just under a week until the start of the “First Funnel” of this legislative session. With the exception of appropriation ... »

Lawmakers looking to repeal unattended vehicle law

DES MOINES — A century-old law in Iowa says law officers can ticket motorists for a $20 fine if they leave a vehicle unattended with its eng ... »

Aaron White’s 3-game run among Big Ten’s 2015 best

Iowa senior Aaron White had his career week last week. Of that, there is no denying.

In games at Nebraska last Sunday, at home against ... »

Prohibit teens from using tanning beds

To the editor:

I traveled to Des Moines recently as part of a group of volunteers for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to m ... »

Trial begins today in death of 5-year-old Evelyn Miller

WEBSTER COUNTY — The man accused of abusing and killing 5-year-old Evelyn Miller nearly a decade ago will go to trial Monday.

Casey Fr ... »

Lawmakers urged to vote against SF 213

To the editor:

Each year we have (on average) 400 driving deaths per year in Iowa and every day new drivers approach the road with intermedia ... »

Tuesday’s state-tournament capsules

DES MOINES — Tuesday’s games at the girls’ state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena:


Homers and Gomers


MANAGED CARE: State Department of Human Services leaders say their plan to switch payments for Medicaid ser ... »

Educators step lightly around political points as state considers new science standard

A proposed new standard for science instruction in Iowa schools for kindergarten through grade 12 would provide more real-world applications to les ... »

3 Takeaways: Seniors’ night, numbers game, schedule

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Josh Oglesby stood outside his Iowa’s locker room with a left eye so blazing red it made observers wince. ... »

Heartfelt Thank-You's
Heartfelt Thank-You's I would like to thank the Mercy hospital staff who cared for me the week of January 25. Your dedicated service and at ... »
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