Iowa Democrats warn that Kamala Harris’ ‘star is fading’

2022 Campaign 06/07/19, 15:53

Tim Bottaro was ready to endorse Kamala Harris. He planned an event for the California senator in Sioux City, Iowa, buying balloons to match her campaign's colors. But the morning before Harris was due to arrive, her campaign called the former Democratic Party chairman in Woodbury County to cancel, blaming a ...

Iowa diocese identifies 28 priests accused of abusing minors

U.S. 02/25/19, 15:49

At least 28 priests are credibly accused of having sexually abused more than 100 boys and girls while working for a Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa, church officials announced Monday.The Diocese of Sioux City identified those 28 priests as it published a long-awaited list of those who have been the ...

De Blasio tells Iowans he’s considering a presidential run

New York 02/23/19, 22:14

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling Democrats in Iowa that he has not ruled out a run for president. The Sioux City Journal reports that de Blasio told voters at a Sioux City bar on Saturday that the Democratic Party must return to its progressive roots. He said working ...

Developer to renovate 3 historic buildings in Sioux City

Business 02/23/19, 11:30

An Omaha developer is breathing new life into three historic buildings in Sioux City.J. Development plans to pump an estimated $34 million into the Commerce Building, the former Hatch Building and the former Methodist Hospital to create modern residential and commercial space. By 2020, a total of 176 units are ...

Real estate company to restore historic Sioux City hotel

Business 02/05/19, 13:23

After decades of failed attempts, work has begun on a $73 million project to restore a once elegant but long abandoned hotel in Sioux City.Developer Lew Weinberg and real estate company Restoration St. Louis are working to restore the Warrior Hotel. The hotel was built in 1930 and closed in ...

Diocese says Iowa priest who threatened rape has recovered

Europe 11/28/18, 15:37

A Roman Catholic diocese on Wednesday defended its decision to continue employing a priest who told police he was trying to rape a woman when he was arrested naked in an Iowa mall in 2013.The Diocese of Sioux City issued a statement for the first time acknowledging the 5-year-old incident ...

Update: Iowa attorney general opens clergy abuse inquiry

U.S. 11/01/18, 16:02

The Latest on abuse and cover-up by Roman Catholic clergy in Iowa (all times local):3 p.m.Iowa's attorney general says he's opening an inquiry into the handling of clergy abuse by the Roman Catholic Church.In a statement Thursday, Attorney General Tom Miller says he's appalled by cases of abuse and cover-up ...

Update: Diocese kept quiet about priest’s 1986 admission

U.S. 10/31/18, 13:32

The Latest on a priest who admitted to having sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys in 1986 (all times local):12:30 p.m.A Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa is acknowledging that it kept quiet for 32 years about a priest's admission to having sexually abused dozens of boys.The Diocese of Sioux City ...

APNewsBreak: Church covered up priest’s abuse of 50 boys

U.S. 10/31/18, 12:40

A Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa has hidden for decades a priest's admission that he sexually abused dozens of boys, a silence that may have put other children in danger.The Associated Press has learned that the Rev. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the 1980s ...

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