Iowa peace officers honored

DES MOINES — Dozens of law officers from around Iowa gathered Friday to be honored and to be present when the names of four fallen comrades were added to the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial on the state Capitol grounds.

Gov. Terry Bransta [...]

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Herky on Parade statue in Iowa City vandalized

Less than five days after it was unveiled, one of the 83 Herky on Parade statues was damaged over night.

Josh Schamberger, president of the Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau, said University of Iowa police discovered the [...]

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Building destroyed in Iowa City fire valued at just under $1 million

The building destroyed in the Tuesday afternoon fire in Iowa City was valued at just under $1 million, but the total cost of that fire will likely be much more.

“Building contents will greatly increase that estimate for a total loss a [...]

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Iowa State’s VEISHEA task force takes shape

Iowa State University President Steven Leath has named 20 community and school leaders to a task force commissioned to study VEISHEA and assess its future after the annual weeklong celebration turned ugly this month with a riot that seriously inju [...]

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Waterloo police find stolen gun during traffic stop

Waterloo police recovered a stolen handgun during a traffic stop Friday morning.

According to police, officers with department’s Violent Crime Apprehension Team made a traffic stop in the 500 block of Broadway Street for an equipment [...]

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Teens charged with assault in Waterloo mall incident

Seven teenagers have been charged in connection with a Waterloo mall assault that left one man hospitalized.

According to the Waterloo Police Department, police and fire officials were called to the Crossroads Mall at 7:11 p.m. March 12 for [...]

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Suspect in Maquoketa officer's shooting died of self-inflicted wound, authorities say

The Wyoming man involved in a shooting with a Maquoketa police officer Tuesday morning killed himself, police said Thursday.

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Police investigate after officer shot in Maquoketa

UPDATE: The suspect involved in an early morning officer-involved shooting was found dead in his pickup after a rollover crash, according to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

According to DCI special agent-in-charge Bill Kietzman, [...]

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Masonville city clerk indicted for mail fraud

The Masonville city clerk pleaded not guilty Thursday during her initial appearance in federal court on charges related to embezzling more than $80,000 from the city by inflating payroll and expense reimbursement checks for about nine years.

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Waterloo police investigate shooting, mall assault

Waterloo police are investigating an assault and a shooting that appear to be related.

Waterloo police and fire officials responded to Crossroads Mall, 2600 Crossroads Blvd., at 7:11 p.m. Wednesday for a report of an assault. Responding offi [...]

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Judge finds probable cause for murder charge against Gordon Lasley Jr.

A federal magistrate said Thursday during a probable cause and detention hearing there was "strong evidence" that Gordon Lasley Jr. killed his parents and the murder charge should go to a grand jury.

U.S. Magistrate Jon Scoles said Lasley, 2 [...]

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Former Iowa County treasurer pleads guilty to theft

The former Iowa County treasurer and supervisor has pleaded guilty to first-degree theft.

According to court docume [...]

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Violence erupts at pandit property near Fairfield

Law enforcement officials and leaders within the pandit community near Fairfield were able to restore peace on the campus after a morning incident on and near the grounds.

According to leaders of the project, an estimated 60 to 70 pandits gr [...]

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Grand jury will be convened in case against man accused in Meskwaki double homicide

A man accused of killing his parents with a machete on the Meskwaki Settlement last month appeared in court Monday on a federal murder charge and asked a magistrate for preliminary and detention hearing.

The U.S. Attorney's Office filed a fe [...]

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One person dies in Jackson County mobile home fire

One person has died following a mobile home fire Friday night.

The Andrew Fire Department was called to a report of a mobile home fire at 13 N. Franklin St. at about 11:50 p.m. Friday. When crews arrived on the scene, the home was fully engu [...]

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