Author Archives: Mark Morris

Man Found Under Iowa City Bridge Died of Natural Causes

Authorities say a man whose body was found under a bridge in Iowa City died of natural causes. The body of 45-year-old Eric Riskedahl was found July 1 at a homeless camp under a U.S. Highway 6 bridge. The Johnson County medical examiner’s office says Riskedahl died of a condition related to his diabetes. The…Read more »

State Panel Tables Sports Gambling Rule regarding Debt Payment

A legislative committee has delayed a portion of new sports gambling rules that would allow the state to collect some of the winnings of those who owe child support, back taxes or criminal debt. The Iowa Administrative Rules Review Committee on Monday approved a request by the state’s casinos to delay that portion of the…Read more »

Waterloo Police Investigate Rash of Early Sunday Morning Shootings

WATERLOO – Two people sustained minor injuries during early morning shootings in Waterloo yesterday( Sun). It wasn’t clear if the shootings, which happened shortly after 1 a.m., were related, and no arrests have been made. Police say 28-year old Montavious Keller was driving through a parking lot at 726 Logan Ave. around 1:05 a.m. Sunday…Read more »

No One Hurt when Plane Goes Down South of Marion Airport

Authorities say a two people were uninjured when their plane went down in a cornfield in Linn County. Deputies were sent to the area Saturday afternoon after receiving a report that the plane was down about a mile east of Iowa Highway 13, around a mile south of the Marion Airport. They couldn’t find the…Read more »

Iowa City, Davenport Bank Robber Gets Federal Prison

A man has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in federal prison for robbing a bank in Iowa City and another in Davenport. 35-year-old Tyson Hathaway was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court in Davenport. He must serve three years of supervised release after he leaves custody.  He also was ordered to pay more…Read more »