$8.5M-Plus Wagered In Iowa's First Month Of Sports BettingMore than $8.5 million was wagered at 13 participating casinos in Iowa's first month of sports betting. Ames station WOI reports that figures release by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission show the state reaped nearly $146,000 in tax revenue from the wagers on sports events.
Iowa Becomes 11th State In US To Allow Sports GamblingIowa is the only Midwestern state with legalized sports betting. Indiana is set to start next month, and Illinois has approved it but could be several months away from startup because rules are still being drafted.
Iowa Pastor Accused Of Abusing 2 Girls Arrested In Minnesota Authorities in Minnesota have arrested an Iowa pastor on charges that he sexually assaulted two girls at a home in Omaha, Nebraska.
Elizabeth Warren Wows In Iowa As Candidates' Sprint To Caucuses Begins The chant — "2 cents, 2 cents, 2 cents" — started in the back of a crowd that packed sidewalks at the Iowa State Fair. Elizabeth Warren, basking in the spontaneous adulation of her proposed wealth tax, prompted roars with her call for the ultra-wealthy to "pitch in 2 cents so everybody gets a chance to make it."
Democratic Presidential Candidates Blame Trump, NRA For Inaction On GunsDemocratic presidential candidates on Saturday placed responsibility for inaction on gun violence in the hands of President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association.
Iowa Includes Chronic Pain As Condition For Legal MarijuanaA state board has approved a measure that expands the number of medical conditions that can legally be treated by medical marijuana in Iowa, but rejected several other conditions. The Des Moines Register reports that the Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Board voted Friday to allow those with chronic pain to have legal access to medical marijuana.
Authorities ID Iowa Teen Killed After Lawn Mower OverturnsAuthorities say 17-year-old Alexander Wade Prochaska, of Cedar Rapids, died in the accident.
Judge Dismisses Iowa Gender Reassignment Surgery LawsuitThe court ruled in March in a different case that the Iowa DHS cannot block Medicaid-paid gender reassignment surgeries.
New Pig Inspection Rules At This Year's Iowa State FairBiosecurity concerns led organizers to cancel the World Pork Expo scheduled for last month at the fairgrounds.
Former Iowa State Official Wins $1.5M In Discrimination CaseA jury has awarded a former state workers' compensation commissioner $1.5 million, concluding the state and former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against him because he's gay and that a pay cut was retaliation for refusing to quit. Jurors in the civil trial found Monday that Chris Godfrey proved Branstad's attempts to get him to quit and cut his pay in 2011 were discriminatory and deprived him of his rights.
'I Am Blunt': Klobuchar Slams Trump On Putin, Climate Change In Iowa StumpOn the campaign trail in Iowa Saturday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar talked about President Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin, and his disbelief in climate change as Tropical Storm Barry wreaks havoc on the Gulf coast.
3 Found Dead In Northern Iowa HomeOfficials say the names of the victims and more details will be released following notification of the victims' family members and the completion of autopsies.
Former Grinnell College Student Lawsuit To Go To Jury TrialA federal judge will let a jury decide a lawsuit against Grinnell College that challenges the way the Iowa school handles sexual misconduct complaints.
Driver Fired After 6-Year-Old Left On Bus At Iowa Bus YardThe fired driver for Durham School Services failed to check the bus Tuesday and left a 6-year-old boy alone for nearly two hours inside the vehicle at the bus yard.
8-Year Fugitive Michael Strain Arrested On Montana RanchAn Iowa man who eluded authorities for almost eight years after his indictment on federal firearms charges has been apprehended in Montana.