Judge upholds GOP law making absentee voting harder in Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A judge is refusing to block a new Republican-backed Iowa law that makes it harder for county officials to process absentee ballot applications and more likely that incomplete requests won't be fulfilled. In an opinion dated Frid...

Kenosha unanimously approved body cameras for police in 2017. Years later, no one is wearing them.

City and law enforcement leaders in Kenosha, Wisconsin, unanimously endorsed the use of body cameras in 2017.

Kenosha delayed body cameras for years before Blake shooting

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - City and law enforcement leaders in Kenosha, Wisconsin, unanimously endorsed the use of body cameras in 2017 as a way to increase police accountability and collect evidence at scenes of domestic violence, among other benefits. Bu...

Kenosha delayed body cameras for years before Blake shooting

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — City and law enforcement leaders in Kenosha, Wisconsin, unanimously endorsed the use of body cameras in 2017 as a way to increase police accountability and collect evidence at scenes of domestic violence, among other benefits. Bu...

Iowa confirms first child death from COVID as schools reopen

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A young child died due to complications from coronavirus in June, the first confirmed death of a minor in Iowa during the pandemic, the state health department belatedly announced Sunday evening. The Iowa Department of Public Hea...