Month: August 2018

Two Waterloo teenagers are charged with murder and robbery in connection with a shooting death in the city last year. Police arrested 17-year-old Quintarius Brown and 15-year-old Terrion Gamblin on Thursday. Records show that Brown is charged in adult court with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery. He’s being held in the Black Hawk County Jail. […]

The Iowa Department of Human Services says a baby has been turned over to the state under the Safe Haven law. DHS reports the baby boy was born on August 19th at an Iowa hospital. The law allows parents to give up children who are 14 days or younger without facing prosecution for abandonment. The […]

Children of divorce are less likely to earn a four-year college degree or beyond, according to an Iowa State University study co-authored by ISU sociology professor Susan Stewart. “We tracked young adults into their 20s and 30s and we looked at the families that they were from,” Stewart says. “We found that children with divorced […]

The chief of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau, Patrick Hoye, is hoping this holiday weekend is a lot safer for motorists in Iowa than it was in 2017. “Last Labor Day (weekend), we saw 10 traffic fatalities, which was the highest Labor Day count we’ve had since 1995,” Hoye said. “So, coming off of last […]

A rural sociologist with Iowa State University is studying the potential impact the new Prestage Farms pork processing plant will have on the nearby town of Eagle Grove when it opens in a few months. ISU’s David Peters did surveys in the Wright County community and the surrounding area as the massive $240 million facility […]

More details have been released on a fatal crash in western Iowa’s Adair County. A caller to 911 at around 2 p.m. Wednesday, reported a vehicle was on its top about six-miles northwest of Greenfield. The caller said a person was still inside of the vehicle, but their injuries were unknown. When rescue crews and […]

Information courtesy of press release from Keokuk High School Activities Director Zach Summers: On Friday, August 24th at our football game vs Davis County, Keokuk had a kid play that fell under the scholarship rule by failing a class the 2nd semester of last year. The Iowa High School Athletic Association penalty for the use […]

MidAmerican Energy Company has filed a plan with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on how it will try to minimize the number of eagles and bats which are killed by its wind turbines across the state. MidAmerican spokesman, Geoff Greenwood, says began studying the issue back in 2014 along with federal officials and the […]

ABC/Kelsey McNeal(LOS ANGELES) — Jaleel White is headed back to prime time in a guest role. According to Variety, White will guest-star in an upcoming fifth season episode of ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat. White will join the cast to play Calvin, a, “sarcastic and under-appreciated general manager of a car dealership.” Randall Park, who plays […]

ABC/Kevin Mazur(LOS ANGELES) — Halle Berry apparently had a royal fan and didn’t even know it. In a newly resurfaced photo, which was initially taken in 2003, an image of Berry can be seen on Prince Harry’s dorm room wall while he was Eton College in England. In the pic, which Berry reposted and also […]

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