Des Moines Police Clear Cop with History of Violence for Cracking Black Man’s Ribs

A Des Moines cop — who in the recent past has fired a gunshot at a photojournalist, busted a groom's face at his own...

Cruz Drops Out, Leaving Trump as Presumptive GOP Nominee

It sounded like a joke just months ago, but tonight Donald Trump has become the presumptive GOP presidential nominee after cruising past Ted Cruz...
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Finn Bullers, Former Local Journalist, Remembered in Ames

On Saturday afternoon at downtown music venue DG's Tap House, friends and family of Finn Bullers, a longtime newspaper journalist-turned-disability rights advocate, gathered for...
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Joni Ernst Endorses Steve King in 4th District Re-Election Bid

Freshman Sen. Joni Ernst has endorsed Steve King in his latest bid for re-election in Iowa's Fourth Congressional District. "Steve has stood strong for...

Fund Run by Ames Exec Is Main Donor to Defense vs. Water Works Lawsuit

After a request by the Iowa Freedom of Information Council for more information about the private donors to the defense fund that's helped cover...

Moody Discrimination Suit: A Symptom of Broader Diversity Problems at ISU?

So far, much of the reaction to the Associated Press report Monday that former Iowa State Cyclone and women's basketball star Nikki Moody has...

Report: Unnamed Donors Funding Counties’ Defense in Water Works Lawsuit

According to a report published tonight in the Des Moines Register, the majority of the money spent to defend Buena Vista, Calhoun, and Sac...

Appeals Court Denies Stay in NORML ISU Case; Pot T-Shirts Can Be Printed

Iowa State University faced another setback Thursday in its efforts to prevent the university's chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana...

Board of Medicine Member Opposes Conversion Therapy Ban, Compares Practice to Acupuncture

On Friday, the Iowa Board of Medicine denied a request to ban gender conversion therapy — a discredited and harmful practice pushed by anti-gay...

IUB Issues Pipeline Construction Permit to Dakota Access

The Iowa Utilities Board ruled today that Texas crude oil pipeline company Dakota Access LLC has complied with its pre-permitting conditions and has issued...