Iowa

A gambler prepares to put her money in a slot machine. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court: Iowa Casino Doesn’t Have To Pay $41M Jackpot Error

When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she’d hit it big. The screen said: “The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award – $41797550.16.”

04/26/2015

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Man Shot While Attending Party For Shooting Victim

A Burlington man was shot this week while in attendance at a party being thrown in memory of a shooting victim.

04/25/2015

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SIU Officials Approve 5 Percent Tuition Increase

Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.

04/17/2015

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Burglars Steal Barn From Family’s Farm

Thieves stole a barn from an Iowa’s family farm.

04/06/2015

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Iowa Woman’s Stomach Pains Led To Surprise Birth In Shower

A Des Moines woman stepped into the shower this week to help ease the discomfort of stomach pains. She emerged holding a newborn.

03/16/2015

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Dog Sniffs Way To Find Iowa Hospital Where Owner Was

A family says a dog who ran away from home turned up at an Iowa hospital, where her owner was recovering from surgery.

02/17/2015

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Police: Kindergarten Teacher Intoxicated at School Valentine’s Day Party

Police arrested an Iowa kindergarten teacher after a parent reported her for having beer at an East Elementary School Valentine’s Day party.

02/17/2015

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UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

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Iowa Woman Arrested After She Was Locked Out Of Her Apartment

Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside.

11/24/2014

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Iowa Residents Create Halloween Hay Bale Art

Residents in a southern Iowa county have been creating works of art from hay bales for Halloween.

10/29/2014

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