IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When cops pulled over Marquis Jones for loud music one sunny afternoon in October 2017, the 27-year-old Black man got out of his car and ran.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Republican governor prevented Democratic Attorney General Tom Miller from joining a brief Thursday that opposes the Texas legal challenge to the 2020 presidential...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's longtime Democratic attorney general said Thursday that he has hired Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds' senior legal counsel to work as one of his...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials are rolling out a new system to test sexual assault evidence collection kits more quickly as they work to clear a backlog that once numbered in the...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Republican governor has rejected two-thirds of the Democratic state attorney general's requests to join multistate lawsuits, under an unusual compromise that has...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases identified in Iowa increased by 389 on Friday, bringing the state’s total known positive cases to nearly 30,500, state...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Those who operated an alleged national puppy-laundering ring masquerading as pet rescues have agreed to dissolve the organizations and pay the state $60,000 as part of a...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state of Iowa has agreed to pay $130,000 in legal bills for two eastern Iowa anti-abortion rights protesters who successfully challenged a portion of the state’s...
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the fourth Democratic presidential debate (all times local):
The final question at the fourth Democratic presidential debate...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced the endorsement of one of Iowa's last two uncommitted Democratic elected officials, state Treasurer Michael...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, a supporter of clean energy policies reducing greenhouse gases as a way to battle global climate change, said Wednesday he was blocked by...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Florida man accused of operating a pyramid scheme that cost 17 Iowans about $51,000 has agreed to repay the money and is prohibited from participating in any business...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is asking Roman Catholic officials in Iowa to provide records on clergy sexual abuse so his office can launch a third-party...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a measure Wednesday intended to stop the state's Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa is joining four other states in suing a drug company and its former president over actions related to the marketing of the drug OxyContin.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is announcing he's been endorsed in the 2020 Democratic presidential race by Iowa's attorney general.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in the Iowa Legislature have passed a bill limiting the powers of the state's attorney general, citing frustration that the Democrat joined lawsuits opposing...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Iowa want to limit the powers of the state's attorney general, citing frustration that the Democrat joined lawsuits opposing the actions of...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Attorney General's Office is suing to shut down what it describes as a national puppy-laundering ring that sells dogs from illegal breeding operations at inflated...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Twenty Senate Republicans have signed on to a bill that would reinstate a death penalty in Iowa, a state that hasn't put anyone to death in more than 50 years.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state of Iowa is appealing a federal judge's ruling last month that found unconstitutional a 2012 law that made it illegal to get a job at a livestock farm to conduct...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is traveling to Iowa this week, his fifth trip to the Hawkeye State since he began exploring a possible 2020 presidential run last year.
At least 11 Democrats are running for president or have formed exploratory committees, but Bullock has repeatedly deflected questions about his plans.
He says he's focused on his state's legislative session, which lasts until the end of April.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Chicago-area for-profit college has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forego collecting about $493 million in student debt owed by 179,529 students.
Career Education Corp., of Schaumburg, Illinois, agreed to a settlement with attorneys general from 48 states and the District of Columbia to close an investigation that began in 2014.
New York reached an earlier agreement. California is considering joining the settlement.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A settlement between Wells Fargo and attorneys general from all 50 states will mean more than $6 million for Iowa.
Wells Fargo and the attorneys generals announced the settlement Friday following an investigation into fake accounts opened without the knowledge of customers and other questionable practices.
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A retired priest who lived for months next to a Roman Catholic school in Iowa moved out Thursday, hours after his history of sexually abusing boys became public knowledge following a 32-year cover-up.
The Rev. Jerome Coyle left the Marian Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, according to a spokeswoman for the Diocese of Sioux City, who said an acquaintance had agreed to take him in.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is planning his third trip of the year to Iowa just weeks after traveling to the Hawkeye State as he explores a possible 2020 presidential campaign.
The Democrat is heading to the Iowa State Fair later this month. The fair typically draws presidential hopefuls because of Iowa's first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa state officials say they won't challenge Polk County's spending of nearly $845,000 in public money to help parochial schools.
MITCHELLVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says the federal government should stop separating children from their parents when they enter the country illegally.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have approved using a conservative law firm to defend the state in a lawsuit challenging a law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
The Executive Council of Iowa voted unanimously Monday to allow the Thomas More Society to represent the state in the lawsuit filed last week in state district court. The Chicago firm agreed to do the work at no cost to the state after Attorney General Tom Miller disqualified his office from defending the law.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children.
The announcement from Juul (JOO'-uhl) Labs comes one day after the Food and Drug Administration questioned the design and marketing of the company's small, sleek vaping devices.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock wrapped up a two-day tour of Iowa on Friday to campaign for that state's Democratic attorney general and test the waters for a possible 2020 presidential run.
Bullock headlined a fundraiser for Attorney General Tom Miller's re-election campaign on Thursday and on Friday was to speak to Polk County Democrats in the state's largest county.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says Democrat Theresa Greenfield doesn't legally qualify to be on the June 5 primary ballot for the state's 3rd Congressional District.
Miller offered his legal analysis Wednesday, shortly before Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate released a certified primary candidate list that didn't include Greenfield.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says he's concerned about a report showing Latinos seeking home loans in Iowa City were far more likely to be denied than whites.
Miller says the findings by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting seem consistent with an earlier University of Iowa study that documented home loan denial rates for Latinos.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa assistant attorney general plans to challenge the Republican state auditor in next year's midterm elections.
Rob Sand, a Democrat who served with Attorney General Tom Miller between 2010 and earlier this year, announced his candidacy for state auditor Monday against incumbent Mary Mosiman.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says he will seek a 10th term next year.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds says she's decided whether she will appoint a lieutenant governor when she replaces Gov. Terry Branstad, but she won't disclose those details yet.
Reynolds told reporters Monday her transition team has a plan in place, but the public will need to wait until Branstad is confirmed as U.S. ambassador to China and resigns as governor.
PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man who made death threats against Iowa's governor and other state officials has been arrested.
The Tampa Bay Times (https://goo.gl/iz5kQ4) reports that Pasco County deputies arrested 59-year-old Richard Gillow on Monday and charged him with making written threats to kill.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's attorney general has concluded that Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will not have the power to appoint a lieutenant governor when she replaces Gov. Terry Branstad, a surprise reversal that infuriated Republicans and set up a potential constitutional showdown.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state of Iowa has spent $55,000 so far defending itself against a lawsuit challenging a new collective bargaining law.
An invoice reviewed this week by a state council shows the Belin McCormick law firm in Des Moines charged the amount on behalf of four lawyers and a paralegal. They worked more than 175 hours between Feb. 20 and March 30 on a lawsuit filed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Iowa Council 61.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's top attorney wants an outside lawyer to defend a new law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public sector workers, saying in a letter released Tuesday that he wants to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa lawmaker has asked the state's top lawyer to review the legislative procedures surrounding Gov. Terry Branstad's plans to resign and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynold's expected ascension to governor.
Sen. David Johnson, an independent from Ocheyedan, sent a letter Wednesday to Attorney General Tom Miller seeking an opinion on language in the Iowa Constitution that explains what happens when a governor steps down.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has appointed a former high-ranking state government lawyer, a former Polk County supervisor and a retired newspaper publisher to the Iowa Public Information Board.
Branstad announced Friday that former deputy attorney general Julie Pottorff will fill a term on the board that expires in 2020.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A state prosecutor dropped an inquiry into Iowa State University President Steven Leath's damage of a school airplane after the Iowa Board of Regents' top lawyer contacted the attorney general's office about the probe, state officials confirmed Wednesday.