Black Bear Hit And Killed On Iowa HighwayAuthorities say a black bear has been killed by a truck on a highway in northeast Iowa. The Iowa Natural Resources Department said in a news release Monday that the bear was struck Friday evening on Iowa Highway 76 near the Yellow River Forest in southeast Allamakee County.
Shakopee Man To Be Sentenced In 1999 Murder Of Iowa WomanAn August sentencing has been scheduled for a Minnesota man accused of killing a woman in Iowa in 1999. Court records say 37-year-old Deshaun Phillips, of Shakopee, Minnesota, entered an Alford plea to a voluntary manslaughter charge Thursday in Linn County District Court in Cedar Rapids.
Iowa Rep. Seeks To Block Harriet Tubman CurrencyA Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Iowa Man Gets Life In Prison For Fatal Shooting Of MN ManA 37-year-old man has been given life in an Iowa prison for killing a Minnesota man outside a nightclub in Waterloo. Rodolfo Gonzalez was sentenced Monday in Black Hawk County District Court. He'd been convicted of shooting to death 35-year-old Celio Posada, of Minneapolis, in August 2014.
Iowa Authorities Seek Mysterious 'Men In Black'Authorities in southeast Iowa are trying to find the mysterious men in black trench coats who have been spotted in the dark alongside roadways.
Report: Des Moines Gay Bar VandalizedA gay bar has been vandalized again in Des Moines' East Village district. The Blazing Saddle co-owner Chris Bullen says a security recording shows a man tossing rocks and breaking a window a little after 4 a.m. Thursday. No injuries have been reported. The replacement window will cost a little under $200.
Iowa Officials Work To Ban Alcohol At 2 State BeachesThe state has taken another step toward banning alcohol from two Iowa park beaches. The Iowa Natural Resources Commission voted 6-0 Thursday to approve a "notice of intended action" to ban alcohol from beaches at Lake Macbride State Park in Johnson County and Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area in Linn County.
Railroad Tanker Leaks Animal Fat, Leaves 200-Mile TrailAuthorities say a leaking railroad tank car has left a 25,000-gallon trail of animal fat along tracks crossing Iowa.
Fired Iowa State Patrol Supervisor Claims Opioid AddictionAn Iowa State Patrol supervisor fired for misconduct is blaming his actions on an addiction to powerful painkillers. Sgt. Michael Haugen wrote in a letter released late Monday that he became addicted to opioids after battling medical conditions in recent years.
Authorities Arrest 3 In Tri-State Theft RingAuthorities are rounding up suspects in what they say is a burglary ring responsible for stealing tens of thousands of dollars' worth of vehicles, TVs and other items in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.
Teen Killers Will No Longer Get Life Without Parole In IowaA divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday banned judges from imposing life prison sentences without the possibility of parole on juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.
World's 1st Surviving Septuplets Graduate H.S. In IowaThe world's first surviving septuplets have graduated from their Iowa high school.