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Council Bluffs pedestrian dies after being hit by truck
A southwest Iowa pedestrian has died after being hit by a pickup. Council Bluffs Police early Wednesday afternoon said 42-year-old Sharon Richards, of Council Bluffs, died at a hospital in Omaha. Richards was hit by a full-size pickup as she was crossing against the pedestrian crosswalk signal 10 P.M. Tuesday, at the intersection of 35th […]Full Post...
Fort Dodge man sentenced to prison for sexually abusing his daughter
A Fort Dodge man was sentenced to prison on Wednesday after being convicted of sexually abusing his daughter over several years, starting when she was nine years old. Thirty-nine-year-old Lucas Lankford was sentenced to 65 years in prison for two counts of sexual abuse in the second degree, incest and sexual exploitation. He also admitted […]Full Post...
Auditors find no log for evidence in Decatur County Sheriff’s Office
The State Auditor has issued a report raising questions about operations in the Decatur County Sheriff’s office. The sheriff abruptly resigned in March amid allegations he had created a hostile work environment. The auditor’s review covered the last 21 months Herbert Muir was sheriff in Decatur County and his wife, Tammy, was the office manager. County officials asked for the examination, […]Full Post...
Iowa Supreme Court rules on high-profile felon voting rights case
The Iowa Supreme Court this morning upheld one of the strictest voting laws in the country. The court ruled Kelli Jo Griffin was ineligible to vote in a 2013 city election in Montrose. Griffin had been sentenced to probation in 2008 for a felony drug crime and she’d voted after her probation was over. She was […]Full Post...
Griswold man dies in motorcycle accident
A southwest Iowa man died following a collision between a motorcycle and a crop sprayer early Wednesday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol says 56-year old Michael Douglas Noll, of Griswold, died from injuries he suffered when his 2010 Harley Davidson struck the left front wheel of a 2011 John Deere crop sprayer. The accident occurred […]Full Post...
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