Q-C Armed Robbery Claims Convenience Store Clerk’s Life

BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) – Police say a clerk died after being shot during a robbery at an eastern Iowa convenience store. The robbery occurred around 5:40 p.m. Saturday at a Big 10 Mart in Bettendorf. The name of the 28-year-old woman who was shot hasn’t been released. No arrests have been reported.read more »

Waterloo Council to Take Up “Ban the Box” Ordinance Tonight

The Waterloo City Council will be asked to vote on the so-called “ban the box,” ordinance tonight(Mon).  If approved, it would prevent private employers from asking job applicants about any criminal history they may have.   (Waterloo Human Rights Commission Executive Director Abraham Funchess has been promoting the ordinance and says it’s been discussed in the…read more »

Late Night Fire Destroys Linn County Barn

Fire destroyed a barn containing livestock feed and farm equipment late last(Sun) night in the 100 block of Anderson Road in Linn County. There were no human or animal injuries from the fire, on the Donald Stickle property, but it took crews from eight different fire departments and other emergency responders…(Anamosa, Prairieburg, Coggon, Monticello and…read more »

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