Twisters Born of Storms Hit Central, Eastern Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Storms that spawned tornadoes have rumbled over much of central and eastern Iowa, toppling trees, cutting power and flooding streets. The National Weather Service says a tornado hit and damaged buildings northwest of Lacona this(Tues) morning, and another was reported 6 miles southeast of De Soto. It’s not clear whether…read more »

Chas. City Woman Convicted of Trying to Kill Her Mother

A Charles City woman accused of injecting her mother with insulin in order to kill her has been found guilty. Floyd County District Court records say 44-year-old Jennifer Bean was convicted yesterday(Mon) of attempted murder. The trial began Aug. 12. Bean is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 30. A court document says Bean injected her…read more »

BHCo Supervisors Turn Thumbs Down on Shooting Range Expansion

The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors said “no,” this(Tues) morning to Sheriff Tony Thompson’s proposal to buy 22 more acres of property adjacent to the Raymond shooting range for an expansion of the facility. Board Chairman Tom Little says supervisors listened to 10 to 12 neighbors’ concerns about additional noise in the former rock…read more »

Waterloo Duo Caught on Video, Accused of College Hill Brawl

Two of the people arrested in connection with a brawl on College Hill two weekends ago have already been convicted of weapons charges. This past Saturday, Cedar Falls police charged 20-year old Davion Madlock of Waterloo with rioting.  19-year old Demond Rollins of Waterloo was arrested yesterday(Sun). The August 10th melee involved more than a…read more »

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