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  • Case goes to jury in man’s second trial in slaying

    WATERLOO — Jurors are scheduled to resume deliberations Wednesday in the second homicide trial of a Waterloo man who previously was convicted of fatal ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Lawsuit claims police were duped in jury tampering case

    IOWA CITY (AP) — After Iowa lawyer Raymond Tinnian was found guilty of disorderly conduct, investigators had an obvious suspect when jurors and witnes ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Illinois law will tackle gun trafficking

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Firearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in prison under legislation Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Two bodies found in Polk County home, authorities say

    DES MOINES — Authorities say the bodies of a man and woman have been found in a Polk County home on the south side of Saylorville.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Davenport man convicted of sexually assaulting woman

    DAVENPORT — A Scott County jury has found a Davenport man guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in December. Caleb Dormire, 20, faces up to 25 years i ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • City Administrator announces retirement plans

    Newton City Administrator Bob Knabel has announced his plans for retirement. Knabel notified Mayor Mike Hansen and city council by letter of his inten ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Daycare providers want solution to bus route issue

    Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting began with a mention of transportation issues. 
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Moo’s BBQ closing downtown location

    Two and a half years after opening Moo’s BBQ in downtown Newton, Jeremy and Nicole Biondi will be closing the West Second Street location. The move co ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Ring the bell — school’s back in

    Newton Community School District students began the 2016-17 school year Tuesday. Aurora Heights Elementary School students and their parents were most ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Award-worthy whiskers

    Men from across the state entered their prized whiskers in the Beard Growing contest on Aug. 16 at the 2016 Iowa State Fair. Don Larkin, 55, of Newton ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • One last show

    When Austin Sneller talks about the logistics of raising pigs and the things he enjoys about bringing animals to the state fair and showing them, he h ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Bill Riley Talent Search

    Emma Noel, 10, of Reasnor, and Rylinn Peterson, 9, of Newton, perform a hip hop dance in the Bill Riley Talent Search at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 1 ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Newton man sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse

    After nearly two years of court appearances, a Newton man, charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl who became pregnant, pleaded guilty to sex ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Mingo man sentenced to 20 years for abusing two children

    A Mingo man accused of inappropriately touching two children on multiple occasions between 2009 and 2015 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Research Farm Fall Field Day scheduled for Sept. 8

    KANAWHA — Cover crops, corn rootworms and water quality topics will highlight the fall field day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Iowa State Unive ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:00 am