Iowa City News - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Iowa City knife attack was due to music playing

Updated:

A man is accused of holding someone at knifepoint -- all over a disagreement about music. More>>

Updated University of Iowa mascot meets mixed reviews

Herky the Hawk at Kinnick Stadium Aug. 30 Herky the Hawk at Kinnick Stadium Aug. 30
Updated:

What do you think of the updated University of Iowa football mascot? More>>

GranGABLE event held for 2nd year

Updated:

A cycling event took on the bike paths across Iowa city, Saturday.  More>>

Hawks win heated battle over Panthers at Kinnick Video included

Updated:

The Hawkeyes got off to an early start with a touchdown within minutes of the game beginning.
More>>

Hawkeye tailgating returns as season kicks off Video included

Updated:

The official football season kicks off and that means tailgating and lots of it. More>>

Hawks lead the Panthers 24-23 in 4th quarter

Updated:

The Hawkeyes got off to an early start with a touchdown within minutes of the game beginning.
More>>

U of I Hawkeyes host UNI Panthers at Kinnick Saturday

Updated:

The threat of rain didn't stop dedicated University of Iowa fans from packing the Kinnick Stadium parking lot early Saturday for the opening season kickoff. More>>

Gameday parking impacted due to weather

Updated:

Rain that's doused eastern Iowa the past few days has hindered parking for Saturday's game at Kinnick Stadium. More>>

Former Iowa Hawkeye serves as honorary captain Saturday

Updated:

Former University of Iowa offensive lineman Dace Richardson serves as honorary captain as the Hawkeyes host the University of Northern Iowa Panthers at Kinnick Stadium Saturday. More>>

Game Day Train: Preseason inspection of the Hawkeye Express Video included

Updated:

Fans can board the Hawkeye Express Saturday as they head to Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City as the U of I Hawkeyes host the UNI Panthers in the season opener.

More>>

FULL INTERVIEW: First Lady of Iowa Football Mary Ferentz Video included

Mary Ferentz, in her interview with KWWL's Teal Jennings Mary Ferentz, in her interview with KWWL's Teal Jennings
Updated:

You could call her the First Lady of Football in Iowa, but many fans would not be able to identify her. It's rare to see her in the spotlight -- but tonight, she gave us an interview.
More>>

Family rescued from Coralville apartment fire

Updated:

One family was rescued and two people hospitalized after a fire in Coralville Friday morning. More>>

"Arrested Development" star speaks at U. of Iowa Thursday

Updated:

"Pop-Pop" is coming to the University of Iowa. Actor Jeffrey Tambor, famous for his role as the embattled patriarch of the TV show "Arrested Development," will kick off the 2014 Lecture Series on Thursday, Aug. 28. More>>

Local bike shops get national recognition

Updated:

Four bicycle shops in eastern Iowa are now known as some of America's best.


More>>

'Million Robot March' targets Hawkeye visitors' pink locker room

Updated:

University of Iowa professor Kembrew McLeod has dressed as a robot to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann. Now he's targeting his own school over its controversial pink visitors' locker room at Kinnick Stadium. More>>

More than 800 drivers cited, warned during 3-day traffic patrols

Updated:

A coalition of law enforcement agencies says more than 800 drivers were cited or warned during a three-day enforcement crackdown near the eastern Iowa border. More>>

Higher accident risk for teen drivers with young passengers

Updated:

For teen drivers the  likelihood of a car crash goes up for each young passenger in the car. More>>

Kalona attorney arrested for harassing juror after trial

Raymond Tinnian, 54, of Kalona Raymond Tinnian, 54, of Kalona
Updated:

An Iowa attorney has been accused of harassing a juror who found him guilty in a trial earlier this year. More>>

Student sex offender assigned placement, district parents won't be notified Video included

Updated:

In a closed session, Iowa City School District board members approved a plan on how to educate a student who is a registered sex offender.  More>>

With tailgate season approaching, good news about UI drinking Video included

Updated:

The University of Iowa knows whether it's students or fans, many people tailgating are drinking. Still, student drinking rates on campus are down significantly. More>>

Learn which wild plants to eat during Iowa City 'Walkabout'

Updated:

The public is invited to attend a free "Edible Forest Walkabout" at Wetherby Park in Iowa City from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 13. More>>

Campfire program set for West Branch

Updated:

The Herbert Hoover National Historic Site will host a evening family campfire program on Saturday, Sept. 6. More>>

UPDATE: 1 injured after I-380 morning crash

Updated:

One person was taken to the hospital following a two vehicle crash Tuesday morning on I-380. More>>

No Hawk Alert for dorm evacuation, UI officials explain Video included

Updated:

The first day of classes is over for students at the University of Iowa, and the school year has already seen three crime-related issues on campus. More>>

Iowa City Police launch Crime Stoppers website

Updated:

The Iowa City Police Department is making a digital push to solve cold cases nationwide. More>>

Investigators find drug manufacturing materials in UI dorm

Updated:

An investigation at the University of Iowa brought the drug task force to a residence hall to see if drugs were being made.
More>>

U. of Iowa student says she was assaulted 1st weekend on campus

Updated:

A female University of Iowa says she has been the victim of sexual assault. More>>

Iowa residence hall emptied over unknown chemical

Updated:

Police say a University of Iowa residence hall was evacuated the night before classes began after an unknown chemical was reported and a student was found unresponsive. More>>

School board to decide where student sex offender will take classes Video included

Updated:

On Tuesday, board members of the Iowa City Community School District will meet to decide where a student sex offender will take classes. More>>

Attempted robbery reported on UI campus

Updated:

Authorities are looking for a man who used a gun in an attempted armed robbery on the University of Iowa campus near the Dental Science Building just before 8:00 p.m., according to a Hawk Alert sent out around 8:30. More>>

Reward offered in Coralville restaurant burglary

Updated:

Police are asking for help finding a man they say broke into Sparti's Gyros in Coralville early Thursday morning. More>>

People call for a look at racial injustice in Iowa Video included

Updated:

More than 150 people came together on the Ped Mall in Iowa City. They were inspired by the violence in Ferguson, Missouri and were hoping to start a dialogue on race here. More>>

Iowa City School Board to discuss sex offender enrollment

Updated:

Tuesday night the Iowa City School Board will be considering enrolling or placing a person who is required by law to register as a sex offender.The board will meet in closed session at 5:30 p.m. to review and discuss the situation. More>>

Hawkeye running back named to offensive award watch list

Updated:

Hawkeye running back Damon Bullock has been added to the 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List. More>>

Herkys will soon come off parade, go up for auction

Updated:

If you haven't made it around to all the Herky on Parade statues yet, time is running out. More>>

Hawkeye Marching Band tries out new $15 million facility

Updated:

The University of Iowa marching band is trying out a new, $15 million indoor facility for the first time after stormy weather blew through Iowa City this week. More>>

UIHC ready to treat Ebola patients if needed Video included

Updated:

.From eastern Iowa, the Ebola outbreak seems far away and highly unlikely, but medical staff at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics say they are taking no chances. More>>

Iowa City street to be permanently converted to two-way traffic

Updated:

Drivers in Iowa City might have to expect delays due to construction. More>>

Ferguson shooting shows why Iowa City Police use body camera Video included

Updated:

A renewed focus is being put on police transparency. With all eyes on Ferguson, the push to have officers wear body cameras is increasing.  More>>

UI Hospitals and Clinics offering free skin cancer screenings

Updated:

Dermatologists from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will be offering a free skin cancer screening Saturday, August 23 in Kalona as part of the 2014 Courage Ride. More>>

Coming home: Former 'SNL' cast member announces Iowa shows

Updated:

Comedian, former SNL cast member, and Iowa native Brooks Wheelan has announced stand-up comedy shows in his home state.
More>>

Taxi owners: More taxi regulations in Iowa City are not 'fare' Video included

Updated:

In response to several sexual assault complaints over the last few months, taxi companies in one eastern Iowa city might have to follow tougher regulations.  More>>

  • Sign Up for Daily Headlines and Breaking News

    Stay up to date with breaking news and daily headlines from KWWL.

    * denotes required fields


    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
  • KWWL News Tip

    News tip or story idea for us? Tell us here:

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thanks! We have received your tip and will pass it along to our KWWL reporters.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KWWL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Sandy Youngblut at 319-291-1259. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.