The district courts in the state’s most heavily populated county are the first to start using a new assessment that helps determine who should be kept locked up and who can be let go after they commit a crime. Teri Sommerlot is the division manager of the Fifth Judicial District in Polk County and says […]
A Dubuque man is facing 50 years in prison after being found guilty in the stabbing death of his girlfriend. A Dubuque County jury on Monday convicted 25-year-old Fontae Buelow of second-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Samantha Link of Peosta. The decision followed roughly 12 hours of deliberations over two days. Police charged […]
State Representative Pat Grassley, the grandson of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, has announced he plans to seek reelection to the Iowa House. The move ends speculation the younger Grassley is hoping the governor named him state ag secretary whenever current Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey leaves for a job in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. […]
Iowa State went scoreless for the final four-minutes and 10 seconds of the second half and Texas pulled away for a 73-57 win in Austin. The Cyclones never led as the fall to 2-6 in the Big 12. Texas center Mo Bamba had 24 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots as the Longhorns held […]
Getting around on the western side of the state today is a challenge as the winter storm moved in brought large amounts of snow with it. The Winter Operations Administrator for the Iowa Department of Transportation, Craig Bargfrede says drivers are facing winter conditions in that area. “Basically from the Sioux City area heading up towards […]