Police Seeking Chinese Student Find Body In Car Iowa City police say they have found a body in the trunk of a car linked to a missing Iowa State University student from China. Police say they found the car Friday night that they earlier stated was connected with 20-year-old Tong Shao, a junior chemical engineering student from Ames. Investigators then found a body in the trunk.
Skull Found In Iowa More Than 200 Years OldAuthorities say a skull found on a Skunk River sandbar in Ames was that of a woman of American Indian ancestry who died more than 200 years ago. Experts say the woman likely was 25 to 40 years old when she died.
Iowa State Balked At Pawlenty's $25K Speaking FeeIt would've cost big bucks to get Tim Pawlenty to return to Ames, where his presidential campaign ended in 2011 after a poor finish at the Iowa Straw Poll.
Truck Hauling Pudding Cups Burns In IowaAuthorities say no one was injured when a semitrailer hauling pudding cups caught on fire on Interstate 35 in central Iowa.
Iowa State's Royce White To Go ProIowa State sophomore forward Royce White says he's leaving school and declaring for the NBA Draft.
Iowa State's Risky Hire Of Fred Hoiberg Pays Off The debate over Iowa State's decision to hire Fred Hoiberg two years ago included at least one point everyone could agree on. Even if Hoiberg could make the transition from NBA executive to Big 12 coach, it was going to take time.
Bachmann Says She's A Proven LeaderA day after winning a test poll of voters in Iowa, Rep. Michele Bachmann is seeking to distinguish herself from another tea party favorite and GOP presidential hopeful, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.
Bachmann, Perry Flocking To Same Event In IowaIt might be a preview of the months ahead in the GOP presidential race.
Bachmann Gains Steam In Iowa, Pawlenty Loses ItThe Iowa Straw Poll is considered the first big test for the GOP in the 2012 presidential race, and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann beat out her rival Tim Pawlenty Saturday by a hefty margin.
Pawlenty Targets Obama In Sharp Rhetorical AttackRepublican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty isn't holding back on his criticism of President Barack Obama.
GOP Debate: Hitting Hard At Each Other And ObamaMinnesota rivals Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann sparred bitterly Thursday night during an eight-candidate Republican debate, trying to break out of the GOP presidential pack ahead of an Iowa test vote with huge consequences.