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The UIHC is seen on Wednesday, April 7,  2021.

Former UIHC manager sues for gender bias

Rachel Schilke and Caitlin Crome April 8, 2021

A former University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics employee is suing UIHC and the state Board of Regents for gender bias and discrimination under the Iowa Civil Right Act. Courtney Mace Davis, 52,...

Sanda Trestain - University of Iowa Department of Campus Safety Staff, 2017.

Women in police face gender barriers, look to increase numbers

Claire Benson, News Reporter April 6, 2021

Among multiple encounters of civilians disrespecting their authority and being underrepresented within their departments, women in local police departments have seen their gender come into focus inappropriately...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

Federal court of appeals rules against University of Iowa in religious student organization case

Sabine Martin, News Reporter March 22, 2021

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled in favor of the student organization Business Leaders in Christ at the University of Iowa after the group was dismantled in 2017 by the UI’s...

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety is housed in the Old Capitol Mall.

University of Iowa issues crime report for two reports of sexual assault

Drew Sullivan, News Reporter March 8, 2021

The University of Iowa officials have received two reports of sexual assault. On Monday afternoon, the UI Department of Public Safety issued a crime report in a campus-wide email following two reports...

The University of Iowa Police Station is seen on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

University of Iowa reports three separate burglary cases in the residence halls

Marco Oceguera, News Reporter March 4, 2021

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety have received three separate reports of burglaries in the residence halls between Feb. 16 and March 1.  According to a campus-wide email to campus...

The University of Iowa Police Station is seen on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

University of Iowa considers three models to change approach to campus safety

Caleb McCullough and Rachel Schilke February 16, 2021

Born of a summer of racial-justice protests calling for systemic change at the University of Iowa, the university’s Reimagining Campus Safety Action Committee is moving forward on its goal to rework...

File photo of a police cruiser.

Iowa City police investigating homicide in downtown apartment complex

Rylee Wilson, News Editor February 13, 2021

Iowa City Police are investigating a homicide which took place Friday night.  According to a press release from the police department, around 7:54 p.m. Friday evening, officers responded to a report...

Contributed from the Johnson County Sheriff - Roy C. Browning

Trial delayed for fourth time for Roy Browning

Rachel Schilke, News Editor February 12, 2021

The trial for Roy Carl Browning, Jr., who was accused of killing his wife, JoEllen Browning, in 2019, has been delayed for the fourth time to allow Roy Browning’s defense to conduct independent review...

Sexual assault reported at University of Iowa residence hall

Sexual assault reported at University of Iowa residence hall

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor February 9, 2021

The University of Iowa received a report of a sexual assault that occurred last weekend, between Feb. 5 and Feb. 7, at a residence hall. No additional information was provided. UI officials encourage...

University of Iowa Police Officer Alton Poole wears his VIEVU LE2 Body Worn Video Camera as he patrols the Finkbine Golf Course tailgating lot before Iowa's game against Northern Iowa Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 in Iowa City. The University of Iowa has outfitted all 43 of their police officers and 18 members of their security staff with the cameras at a cost of $899 each.

In Focus | Iowa police body camera video sometimes revealing — if the public is allowed to see it

February 1, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article is the first in an occasional series called “In Focus” about public access to police body camera and in-car camera video in Iowa. By Erin Jordan, The Gazette, and...

Cristhian Bahena Rivera appears for an evidence suppression hearing at the Poweshiek County Courthouse on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 in Montezuma. Brian Powers/The Register

Prosecutors in Mollie Tibbetts trial accuse defense of filing illegitimate subpoena for Tibbetts’ banking records

Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor January 27, 2021

State prosecutors in the trial of Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of murdering University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts in 2018, have accused the defense of an illegitimate "fishing expedition"...

Leon Spies, a criminal defense attorney in Iowa City, poses for a portrait in his office. Spies attended the University of Iowa for both his undergraduate degree and for law school. His firm was originally called Mellon & Spies, but is now called Spies & Pavelich law firm. Spies will be covering the upcoming trial Roy Browning, who's accused of murdering his wife, UI employee JoEllen Browning.

‘Loving a challenge:’ Leon Spies lives life on the edge of the seat of the courtroom as Iowa City criminal defense attorney

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor December 15, 2020

Never afraid to face any obstacle, Iowa City Attorney Leon Spies has lived a storied career on the edge of his courtroom seat as a criminal defense attorney. “I have that reputation for loving...

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