LOCAL NEWS

Sentencing Set For Man Accused of Stealing From Ailing Dad

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An April sentencing has been scheduled for an Altoona man accused of stealing nearly $41,000 from his ailing father. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2lvKEa6 ) that 40-year-old Jeffrey Kass pleaded…
0

Man Takes Plea Deal in Des Moines Chase Crash Death Case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An April sentencing hearing is scheduled for a Des Moines man charged with the crash death of another man during a police chase. Online court records say 35-year-old Darnell Browder…
0

Psychiatrist Gets 2-Month Sentence for Health Care Fraud

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Grinnell psychiatrist has been given two months in prison for health care fraud. Prosecutors say Dr. Richard Hauser was sentenced Tuesday in Des Moines. He'd pleaded guilty in October.…
0

Iowa Group Launches Plan to Help Save Monarch Butterflies

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa group has devised a strategy to keep monarch butterflies off the national endangered species list. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2luarvn ) that the 135-page plan issued Monday is…
0

Bills in Iowa Legislature Session Look To Enforce Federal Immigration Laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bills in the Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature this session purport to enforce federal immigration laws, but academics say some proposals are redundant and could face legal challenges. Republicans dispute any suggestion…
0

Iowa Man Sentenced For Lying to Cold Case Investigators

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been sentenced for lying during the investigation of the 1985 killing of his estranged wife's paramour. Anthony Burtch of Iowa City initially was charged with murder…
0

Treasurer Accused of Stealing From High School Booster Club

MANLY, Iowa (AP) — A woman has been accused of stealing more than $9,300 from a northern Iowa high school athletics booster club when she was treasurer. Online court records say 37-year-old Autumn Dillavou is…
0

Arrest Made in Foxhole Firearm Theft

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 10:45 a.m., the Ottumwa Police Department responded to Foxhole Firearms, located at 2603 Roemer, Ottumwa, on a report that a theft of a firearm had just occurred. At…
0

Arrest Made In Cooper Street Shooting

On Friday, February 17, 2017, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Ottumwa Police Department responded to 126 S. Cooper on a report that someone had been shot.  Police arrived and determined that Ryan Richard Reed, age…
0

Vehicle Runs Into River After Driver Swerves To Avoid Deer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two people were rescued after the van they were in ran into the Des Moines River after swerving to avoid a deer. Des Moines television station KCCI reports…
0

NEWSLETTER

Stay updated, sign up for our newsletter.