Iowa State Society & Culture

Deaths declining: Iowa DOT notes drop in road fatalities

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Deaths declining: Iowa DOT notes drop in road fatalities


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Officer fatally shoots man who pointed gun at authorities

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Officer fatally shoots man who pointed gun at authorities


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Early morning fire damages Iowa City apartment

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Early morning fire damages Iowa City apartment


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Officer-Involved Shooting in Humboldt County Leaves One Dead

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Officer-Involved Shooting in Humboldt County Leaves One Dead


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Man, 66, dies in Cedar County vehicle accident

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Man, 66, dies in Cedar County vehicle accident


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Man seriously injured after crashing into South Sioux City home

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Man seriously injured after crashing into South Sioux City home


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Tim McGraw, Faith Hill call out the NRA, demand 'common sense' gun control

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Tim McGraw, Faith Hill call out the NRA, demand 'common sense' gun control


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  • Massage therapy ordinance targets prostitution, human trafficking
    Massage therapy ordinance targets prostitution, human trafficking

    , kcci.com

    The proposal follows the Iowa Legislature's removal of a state code that forbid cities from regulating massage businesses. Massage therapy ordinance targets prostitution, human trafficking The proposal follows the Iowa Legislature's removal of a state code that forbid cities from regulating massage businesses. SIOUX CITY, Iowa — City officials in western Iowa are moving forward with an ordinance that would require massage therapy businesses to obtain a license through the city and undergo annual reviews
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Death

  • At least 200 dead in mosque attack in Sinai, Egyptian state news agency says
    At least 200 dead in mosque attack in Sinai, Egyptian state news agency says

    , wcfcourier.com

    EL-ARISH, Egypt — Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, settling off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 200 people in the deadliest ever attack on Egyptian civilians by Islamic extremists. The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, members of Islam's mystical movement, in the north Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. Islamic militants, including the local affiliate of the Islamic State group, consider Sufis heretics because of their less literal interpretations of the faith
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Obituary

  • 'Bachelor' star performed CPR on victim in fatal crash
    'Bachelor' star performed CPR on victim in fatal crash

    , wcfcourier.com

    INDEPENDENCE – Reality TV star Chris Soules performed CPR on an Aurora farmer after rear-ending a tractor, and he continued the procedure until it was clear the effort was futile, according to court records. Soules, 35, of rural Arlington, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash in the April collision that killed 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher, and details of the CPR effort were included in a defense motion that was filed Monday again asking the court to throw out the case
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Disasters & Accidents

  • Early morning fire damages Iowa City apartment
    Early morning fire damages Iowa City apartment

    , kcrg.com

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) The Iowa City Fire Department is investigating a fire at an apartment early Saturday morning. Firefighters responded at 7:35 a.m. to a report of an oven fire with smoke at 427 North Dubuque Street. The arriving crew found a working fire in an apartment on the 4th floor. According to the fire department, 16 firefighters extinguished the fire in approximately 20 minutes
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Accidents

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  • Authorities arrest grandson in slaying of 84-year-old man
    Authorities arrest grandson in slaying of 84-year-old man

    , kcrg.com

    ROCK VALLEY, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a grandson of an 84-year-old man whose body was found by firefighters in northwest Iowa. The Rock Valley Police Department said in a news release Friday that 19-year-old Santos Rodriguez Jr. is charged with first-degree murder and arson in the slaying of Luis Luevanos. The older man's body was found Oct. 29 after firefighters extinguished the blaze at the home he shared with Rodriguez
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Issues

  • Massage therapy ordinance targets prostitution, human trafficking
    Massage therapy ordinance targets prostitution, human trafficking

    , kcci.com

    The proposal follows the Iowa Legislature's removal of a state code that forbid cities from regulating massage businesses. Massage therapy ordinance targets prostitution, human trafficking The proposal follows the Iowa Legislature's removal of a state code that forbid cities from regulating massage businesses. SIOUX CITY, Iowa — City officials in western Iowa are moving forward with an ordinance that would require massage therapy businesses to obtain a license through the city and undergo annual reviews
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Murders

  • Stepdad Facing Murder, Arson Charges is Back in Iowa
    Stepdad Facing Murder, Arson Charges is Back in Iowa

    , whotv.com

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A man facing murder and arson charges in the death of his stepson has been extradited back to Iowa. Forty-one-year-old Randy Miles Jr. was booked into the Polk County Jail late Monday night. He was originally detained in North Dakota back in August in connection with the death of 26-year-old Christopher Lenhart. Lenhart’s body was found in a burning vehicle on August 27th at 1439 Henderson Avenue
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