council bluffs

Prosecutors no longer pursuing retired priest's case

A defense attorney says Iowa prosecutors have decided not to challenge a court decision overturning the conviction of a retired Catholic priest accused of invading the privacy of students in a bathroom.

Measure would restrict late-term abortions

A Senate proposal would put new restrictions on late-term abortions by requiring that any facility offering them be in "close proximity" to a specialized hospital.

Republican Gingrich to campaign in Iowa next week

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will barnstorm across Iowa next week on his first trip to the leadoff presidential caucus state since announcing his candidacy for the 2012 Republican nomination.