Ryan J. Foley, The Associated Press

Ryan J. Foley

The Associated Press

Iowa City, IA, United States

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Past articles by Ryan:

Suspected gunman's motive in Iowa park killings a mystery

The question at the center of an investigation into the killings of three family members -- including a 6-year-old girl -- at an eastern Iowa state park campground is: Why? → Read More

6-Year-Old Girl Among 3 Family Members Shot In Tent At Iowa State Park

The family was camping when a man from Nebraska fatally shot them in their tent. → Read More

Girl, 6, among 3 fatally shot in tent at Iowa state park

Police say 6-year-old girl was among three Iowa family members fatally shot while camping in a state park, apparently killed by a man from Nebraska who later turned the gun on himself → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot at Iowa state park; gunman also dead

Police say three family members were shot to death while camping in a state park in eastern Iowa, and the suspected gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot at Iowa state park; gunman also dead

Three family members were shot to death while camping in a state park in eastern Iowa Friday, and the suspected gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot at Iowa state park; gunman also dead

Officers responded to reports of the shooting at the the Maquoketa Caves State Park Campground before 6:30 a.m. Friday, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said in a statement. → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot at Iowa state park; gunman also dead

Three family members were shot to death while camping in a state park in eastern Iowa Friday, and the suspected gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot at Iowa state park; gunman also dead

Three family members were shot to death while camping in a state park in eastern Iowa Friday, and the suspected gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. → Read More

Police: 3 fatally shot at Iowa state park; gunman also dead

Police say three family members were shot to death while camping in a state park in eastern Iowa, and the suspected gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound → Read More

Students protest at Coe College after Black trustee resigns

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alumni and students are protesting Coe College’s treatment of a prominent Black trustee who resigned after criticizing the school's recent presidential selection process as lacking → Read More

Iowa judge won't lead selection panel after favoritism claim by Gov. Kim Reynolds

Gov. Kim Reynolds said in a letter that it is only the second time in Iowa history that a governor has taken such a step. → Read More

Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports

A growing number of school districts in the U.S. are using federal pandemic funding on athletics projects → Read More

Flush With COVID-19 Aid, Schools Steer Funding to Sports

A growing number of school districts in the U.S. are using federal pandemic funding on athletics projects. → Read More

Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports

One Wisconsin school district built a new football field. In Iowa, a high school weight room is getting a renovation. Another in Kentucky is replacing two outdoor tracks - all of this funded by the billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief Congress sent to schools this year. → Read More

Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change

Numerous changes soon followed: banning chokeholds, outlawing racial profiling, requiring officers to intervene if they see excessive force, and investigating all complaints of misconduct. → Read More

Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change

A Black police chief in Iowa says his 15-month tenure leading a small city is a “case study” for what leaders face as they make overdue changes to improve policing and community relations → Read More

Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change

The first Black police chief in Waterloo, Iowa, is facing intense opposition from some current and former officers as he works with city leaders to reform the department, including the removal of its longtime insignia that resembles a Ku Klux Klan dragon. → Read More

Parents of Disabled Kids Sue Over Iowa Ban on Mask Mandates

A group of parents of disabled students has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to strike down Iowa’s law banning schools from requiring masks, arguing it endangers their health and denies equal access to education. → Read More

Parents of disabled kids sue over Iowa ban on mask mandates

A group of parents of disabled students has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to strike down Iowa’s law banning schools from requiring masks, arguing it endangers their health and denies equal access to education → Read More

Jan. 6 Riot Defendant Returned to Jail for Using Internet

A federal judge is ordering a prominent participant in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to return to jail, saying he violated his pretrial release conditions by accessing the internet to watch false conspiracies about the election → Read More