University of Iowa
Farm laborer convicted in 2018 stabbing death of Iowa runner
By Ryan J. Foley May. 28, 2021 03:44 PM EDT
Prosecutor says trial in Iowa student's death won't be easy
By Ryan J. Foley May. 17, 2021 01:18 AM EDT
Judge OKs broadcast, limits attendance at Iowa murder trial
By Ryan J. Foley May. 11, 2021 12:19 PM EDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The public will be able to watch the trial of the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts — but not in...
U. of Illinois official to be next U. of Iowa president
By Ryan J. Foley Apr. 30, 2021 05:36 PM EDT
Lawyer hired by Democratic AG defends Iowa's GOP governor
By Ryan J. Foley Feb. 24, 2021 12:16 PM EST
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Democratic attorney general has installed the Republican governor’s lawyer into a high-level job in which he is aggressively...
'Historic moment' as 1st Iowa health workers get vaccinated
By Ryan J. Foley Dec. 14, 2020 02:37 PM EST
Iowa hospitals prepare for first staff virus vaccinations
By David Pitt Dec. 09, 2020 11:28 AM EST
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa Health Care officials said Wednesday that the group's hospitals expect to get their first shipment of a coronavirus...
Iowa prison inmate with COVID-19 dies at hospital
Dec. 06, 2020 06:25 PM EST
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa prison inmate with COVID-19 and other medical conditions has died at a hospital. The Iowa Department of...
Mail-in ballot mix-ups: How much should we worry?
By Frank Bajak Oct. 07, 2020 07:07 PM EDT
Iowa governor allows college bars to reopen with distancing
Oct. 02, 2020 11:42 AM EDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bars in Iowa's two largest college towns can reopen next week after a five-week closure helped stop coronavirus outbreaks among young...
U of Iowa president to retire as school faces challenges
By Ryan J. Foley Oct. 01, 2020 09:30 AM EDT
Iowa reports over 600 confirmed coronavirus cases, 2 deaths
Sep. 28, 2020 12:32 PM EDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa on Monday reported more than 600 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and two additional deaths. ...
Backers pledge $1.65M in push to save Iowa sports programs
Sep. 22, 2020 12:30 PM EDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Supporters lobbying to reinstate four recently-eliminated University of Iowa sports programs say they have obtained $1.65 million and...
Iowa virus cases surge by over 1,200 and deaths rise by 10
Sep. 18, 2020 05:35 PM EDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coronavirus infections grew by 1,259 confirmed cases on Friday with 10 additional deaths. The state now has...
Reynolds: Bars in 4 counties can open, not in college towns
Sep. 15, 2020 05:49 PM EDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds said Tuesday she'll let bars, breweries and taverns in four counties reopen, less than three weeks after she order...
College towns growing alarmed over outbreaks among students
By Bryan Anderson, Jim Salter And Lindsay Whitehurst Aug. 28, 2020 04:12 PM EDT
Iowa seeing troubling virus trends as students return
By David Pitt Aug. 26, 2020 02:41 PM EDT
As K-12 and college students and staff return to classrooms across Iowa, the pace of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations has accelerated, prompting alarm...
University of Iowa pushes ahead with plan to reopen for fall
By Ryan J. Foley Aug. 10, 2020 01:51 PM EDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa administrators pushed ahead Monday with plans to resume in-person classes and on-campus housing, even as student...
Defying governor, Iowa City mayor mandates masks in public
By Ryan J. Foley Jul. 21, 2020 02:37 PM EDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa City’s mayor on Tuesday ordered people to wear masks in public to stop the spread of the coronavirus, defying Gov. Kim Reynolds’...
COVID-19 outbreak infects 61 inmates, 5 staff at Iowa prison
Jul. 07, 2020 05:29 PM EDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A coronavirus virus outbreak that has infected 61 inmates and five staff members at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility has claimed the...