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Woman says Iowa patrol captain didn't act in harassment case

Jul. 16, 2018 5:24 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A powerful Iowa State Patrol captain failed to act after learning one of his troopers harassed a female state employee, telling the woman to confront the trooper herself, she alleges in emails obtained by The Associated Press. Capt. Mark Logsdon's response angered legislative...

Inexperienced Hawkeyes competing for carries in '18

Jul. 10, 2018 6:39 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa typically asks a ton out of its running backs. The problem is that the Hawkeyes don't have a ton of proven backs these days — which is why the offseason has been so crucial for the youngsters they hope will be ready by September. Iowa has a pair of sophomores atop its...

Police charge Iowa wrestler with lying about shooting

Jun. 29, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wrestler Sam Stoll has been charged with making a false police report for lying to them after being shot in the knee. Stoll first told Iowa City police he shot himself while in his garage on June 19. After police ruled out that possibility, Stoll admitted he was shot while...

At least 1,198 Iowa primary voters didn't show IDs

Jun. 28, 2018 4:45 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 1 percent of voters in Iowa's largest counties did not show identification during the June 5 primary under a new state law, prompting critics to warn that the requirement could disenfranchise some voters in elections beginning next year. At least 1,198 voters signed oaths...

Iowa wrestler leaves hospital after accidental shooting

Jun. 20, 2018 6:37 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wrestler Sam Stoll has been released from the hospital after being accidentally shot in the knee. Iowa coach Tom Brands said Wednesday that Stoll had surgery Tuesday and that he is "doing well." Iowa City police said that a preliminary investigation found that the All-America...

Iowa's Big 4 Classic done after '18

Jun. 14, 2018 3:23 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The annual doubleheader between Iowa, Iowa State, Northern Iowa and Drake will come to an end after next season. The Hawkeyes announced on Thursday that they are pulling out of the Des Moines-based event partly because the Big Ten is moving from an 18- to a 20-game schedule, which...

Another Iowa soil district reports possible misuse of funds

Jun. 13, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have launched a second investigation into the suspected misuse of public money by an employee at an Iowa soil and water conservation district, The Associated Press has learned. The latest investigation centers on the Jasper County Soil and Water Conservation District in...

Iowa TE Noah Fant preps for bigger role in '18

Jun. 12, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Despite setting records last fall, Iowa tight end Noah Fant went largely unnoticed outside of the Big Ten West. That shouldn't be the case in 2018. Fant will return for his junior season with the Hawkeyes as one of the nation's most intriguing pro prospects at his position. The...

Lawyer for ex-Iowa official rips governor over abrupt firing

Jun. 5, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawyer for former Iowa Finance Authority director Dave Jamison blasted Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday for publicly firing and labeling him a sexual harasser without investigating the allegations against him. During an unemployment appeal hearing Tuesday, Jamison attorney Bruce...

McCaffery not surprised Tyler Cook returns to Iowa

May. 31, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — No one was less surprised that Tyler Cook decided to come back to Iowa than coach Fran McCaffery. The biggest question now for the Hawkeyes is whether Cook's return will be enough to get them back on track after a disappointing season. Cook, who will be a junior next season,...