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  • Oskaloosa woman found guilty of killing daughter

    OSKALOOSA — A jury has found an Oskaloosa woman guilty of killing her young daughter earlier this year. Jurors returned the verdict Wednesday afternoo ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Family of man shot by police sues city of Waterloo

    WATERLOO — The family of a Waterloo man shot and killed by police in 2012 is taking the city and officers to court. The wrongful death lawsuit was bro ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library sending hundreds of students who had been up all night s ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Grassley bids farewell to retiring Harkin

    DES MOINES (AP) — Sen. Chuck Grassley has offered an emotional farewell to longtime colleague Tom Harkin, who is retiring after three decades in the S ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Judge orders trial over US Bank's role in fraud

    IOWA CITY — Jurors will decide whether U.S. Bank mishandled customer funds, enabling the founder of a collapsed Iowa-based brokerage to embezzle $215 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Car hits 9-year-old boy in Council Bluffs

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A 9-year-old boy has suffered minor injuries after being hit by a car in Council Bluffs.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Davenport man charged after mother found dead

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man has been arrested after authorities found his mother’s emaciated body in an apartment. Donald W. Bohling, 46, was charged ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Iowa pharmacy board tables vote on marijuana laws

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Board of Pharmacy will wait until a January meeting to consider recommending changing state law to reclassify marijuana so it co ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Obama's immigration actions do have limits

    WASHINGTON — As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Public Works Director highlights recent road work

    Work accomplished by the Public Works Department in the past year and plans for future projects was presented to city council by Public Works Director ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Man accused of sex abuse found guilty of assault

    A Newton man accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl has been found guilty of assault and sentenced to 15 days in jail.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Service Coordinator position approved for mental health region

    The Jasper County Supervisors approved the creation of a permanent position for a part-time service coordinator for the mental health region on Tuesda ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • ARK gives back in big ways

    ARK or Acts of Random Kindness of The Way at Newton Church of The Way is having a free winter pajamas and clothes give away from 9 a.m. to noon Saturd ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Winning scratch ticket sold in Newton

    A $10,000-winning Iowa Lottery scratch ticket was sold in Newton. Bill Jaekel, of Warsaw, Mo., claimed the 12th of 32 prizes of $10,000 available in t ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Golden 'K' tip night a success

    Recently Golden “K” Kiwanis President Judy Snook presented a check for $200 to Major Mikey Carter of the Salvation Army. The donation came from “Tip N ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:51 am
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