Since 1984, the nationwide legal drinking age has been 21 for good reasons. Young people’s brains are still developing, which affects their judgment and cognitive abilities. That, along with raging hormones, boosts the chances of impulsive decision-making. It’s a dumb idea to add alcohol to an already unstable mix. It makes even less sense to add firearms to that unstable mix. Perhaps it’s ...
From the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board: "Vigilantes carrying rifles in the streets won't make our society safer."
IOWA CITY — A “loophole in the law” that local authorities hope to close has prevented the Johnson County Attorney’s Office from pressing serious charges against the man identified as shooting a projectile into the head of a passing Marine and badly injuring him.
IOWA CITY — A “loophole in the law” that local authorities hope to close has prevented the Johnson County Attorney’s Office from pressing seri…
Authorities say Justyn Wagner, 19, jumped out of the car that evening and fired 10 shots at 18-year-old KorVanta Hill, killing him. Hill had been walking with his stepfather.
"This was undoubtedly a completely, reckless act, and it's truly tragic when good people do bad things," the judge said. "But there was a young man who lost his life here because of your recklessness."
The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.
The cast and crew of 'Rust' are mourning the tragic passing of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was fatally shot after a prop gun used by actor Alec Baldwin was misfired.
During the three-minute pursuit that reached speeds of 110 mph, a handgun was tossed out of the Jeep's window. Eventually, the vehicle came to a stop, and troopers were able to take the occupants into custody.
The jury of eight women and four men reached a verdict mid-morning, rejecting the self-defense argument as well as the state's assertion that it was first-degree murder.
An Iowa man has been arrested for allegedly robbing three children on their way home.
A 32-year-old man was arrested in the alleged robbery a week after the gun was taken from a mobile home, according to police — the first of four arrests linked to the gun that wouldn't end up in LPD's possession for another two weeks.
The homeowner and the boy's mother are now facing charges in his death, police say.
This isn’t the first brush with gun trouble for the Decatur man, whose aliases on his jail booking sheet include the name “Pistol-Pete.”
DES MOINES — Starting Thursday, just in time for a holiday weekend, Iowans can have alcohol delivered to their doorstep by a third-party vendor.
SALT LAKE CITY — The number of people stopped from buying guns through the U.S. background check system hit an all-time high of more than 300,…
WATERLOO – A Waterloo man has been arrested after he allegedly squeezed off shots from a pistol when he was attacked by a woman with bear spra…
An AP investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes.
"There's good momentum for it right now. And next year is an election year. We'll get a really clear up-and-down vote on the Second Amendment," Sen. Tom Brewer said.
A bill that would have allowed permitless concealed carry in nearly every Nebraska county was amended to focus on three, less controversial gun rights measures.
A game-worn Michael Jordan jersey has sold for a record $1.38 million at auction. The jersey was from Jordan’s sophomore season at the Univers…
In one of Elizabeth Heimdal’s favorite pictures, she’s 3 years old, wearing a pink dress, white tights, white shoes and a big pink bow.