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Iowa City Police Department vehicles are seen on July 9, 2019.

Police charge Cedar Rapids man in Ped Mall shooting investigation

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 29, 2021

The Iowa City Police Department has identified and charged the individual who police said fired multiple shots from a handgun in the Iowa City Pedestrian Mall last Sunday. Iowa City Police identified...

The statue of Duke Slater is seen outside the north end zone of Kinnick Stadium during Iowa football media day on Friday, August 9, 2019. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)

Regents approve UI’s request to name field at Kinnick Stadium after Duke Slater

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 28, 2021

The playing field inside Kinnick Stadium has a new name: Duke Slater Field. The state Board of Regents approved by consensus the University of Iowa’s request to name the playing field at Kinnick...

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Iowa’s state unemployment rate rises to 4 percent, first time since October 2020

Meg Doster, News Reporter July 27, 2021

Iowa’s unemployment rate now sits at 4 percent, according to the Iowa Workforce Development, up from the 3.9 percent reported in May. The last time the state’s unemployment rate reached or exceeded...

Cristhian Bahena Rivera stands as the verdict in the trial for the death of Mollie Tibbetts is read on May 28, 2021. Bahena Rivera was found guilty of first-degree murder. (Pool Photo/Associated Press)

Rivera trial: Judge to submit written decision on motion for new trial

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 27, 2021

Judge Joel Yates is set to rule on a motion for a new trial after hearing evidence presented by the defense related to an alleged county-wide trafficking ring involving the murder of Mollie Tibbetts...

Iowa State Sen. Liz Mathis talks with media during Iowa House Rep. Christina Bohannon’s birthday celebration in Iowa City on Friday, July 2, 2021.  (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Democratic State Senator Liz Mathis running for U.S. Congress

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 27, 2021

Iowa Sen. Liz Mathis, D-Hiawatha, is running to represent Iowa’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.  In her announcement video released on Tuesday morning, Mathis...

Old Capital as seen on April 13, 2020.

Tweet of blue tap water at University of Iowa raises concern

Simone Garza, News Reporter July 26, 2021

David Cwiertny, a Civil Engineering Professor at the University of Iowa, turned on the faucet at the Seamans Center and blue water rushed out of the tap. “An energy company took over my university’s...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz answers a question during day two of Big Ten Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Friday, July 23. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa football program’s COVID-19 vaccination rate ‘not quite 70 percent,’ head coach Kirk Ferentz says

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 23, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz said his team’s COVID-19 vaccination rate is “not quite 70 percent" as of Friday, the final day of the 2021 Big Ten Media Days. Ferentz,...

The Big Ten Championship Trophy is shown during day one of Big Ten Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, July 22.

Recap: Kirk Ferentz, six other Big Ten coaches take the stand during Day 2 of Big Ten Media Days

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 23, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The second and final day of the 2021 Big Ten Football Media Days is underway. Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is scheduled to take the podium at 11:30 a.m. (CT). Ferentz, as well as...

University of Iowa student charged with first-degree murder trial set for January 2022, will plead not guilty

University of Iowa student charged with first-degree murder trial set for January 2022, will plead not guilty

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 22, 2021

The trial for University of Iowa student Alexander Jackson, who was charged with three counts of first-degree murder for the alleged killing of his family, will be held on Jan. 25, 2022 at the Linn...

Lucas Oil Stadium is seen in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, July 22, 2021.  (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Recap: 2021 Big Ten Media Days updates, Day 1

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 22, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The first day of the 2021 Big Ten Football Media Days is underway at Lucas Oil Stadium. The event was not held last year because of COVID-19 restrictions. Big Ten Commissioner Kevin...

Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer addresses the audience during Progress Iowa Corn Feed at The Newbo City Market in Cedar Rapids on July 14, 2019. 11 candidates came to speak with supporters and give speeches.

Former U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer announces bid for U.S. Senate

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 22, 2021

Former Democratic U.S. Representative Abby Finkenauer is running for the U.S. Senate.  In an announcement video shared on Thursday, Finkenauer said her parents taught her the value of working hard,...

A statue of former Iowa lineman Duke Slater is seen outside the north end zone of Kinnick Stadium on Sunday, July 5, 2020.

Report: UI plans to name field at Kinnick Stadium after Duke Slater

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 21, 2021

The playing field the Hawkeye football team swarms onto inside Kinnick Stadium may soon honor the first Black athlete at Iowa to earn first-team All-American honors. The University of Iowa reportedly...

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