Iowa’s governor signs vistation law inspired by Casey Kasem case
Iowa has passed a groundbreaking law that gives family members a new legal avenue to use if they’re blocked from seeing a relative who is incapacitated. The law is inspired by the case of Casey Kasem, the legendary radio DJ who was host of “America’s Top 40.” Kerri Kasem, his oldest daughter, was at the […]Full Post...
Supreme Court dismisses wrongful imprisonment claim by former Davis County coach
The Iowa Supreme Court says a former coach who had his sexual exploitation charge thrown out was not “wrongfully imprisoned.” Patrick Nicoletto was convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee in 2012 after it was revealed he had a relationship with a 16-year-old student while serving as an assistant high school basketball coach for […]Full Post...
States selling Lottery tickets via mobile devices see ‘incremental’ sales growth
Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets. Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich told legislators the state-run lottery will eventually start to lose money if it doesn’t adapt “to player expectations for convenience and use of technology.” “A mobile device is what most millennials are using now,” Rich said […]Full Post...
Iowa teen surprised at statehouse ceremony when deployed dad appears
A statehouse ceremony honoring military kids in Iowa turned into an emotional reunion for a northern Iowa teenager and her father, who has been deployed overseas. Iowa National Guard Adjutant General Timothy Orr was in on the secret. “Turn around please,” Orr said, and that’s when the surprise was sprung, promoting applause from the crowd […]Full Post...
Escape from Madison County Courthouse costs Earlham man prison time
An Earlham man who took a deputy’s gun and fled during a court appearance is now facing some time in federal prison. Thirty-year-old Cory Lee Daugherty was brought to the Madison County Courthouse in March of 2014 to be sentenced on a felony drug charge. Daugherty was sentenced to 10 years in prison and then […]Full Post...
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