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2014-04-10

Gilbertville man injured in motorcycle crash

A Gilbertville man was hospitalized after losing control of his motorcycle Wednesday afternoon. The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says 58-year-old Robert Klein was exiting Raymond Road and proceeded down the on-ramp to westbound Interstate 380 when he lost control…

posted 2014-04-10 07:21:51 by KXEL

Iowa State halts VEISHA celebration after student hurt

Iowa State University's president has halted a popular annual celebration after a rowdy crowd caused damage near the school that hurt one student and led to the arrest of two people. University President Steven Leath said at a news conference…

posted 2014-04-10 06:45:13 by KXEL

State cites Ackley care center

Iowa inspectors have cited a care center after incidents in which residents weren't properly supervised. State inspectors cited the Presbyterian Village in Ackley. In one, a resident with dementia left the home during the early hours of Feb. 4 and…

posted 2014-04-10 06:27:14 by KXEL

Man charged in fatal Meskwaki Settlement stabbing

A man has been charged in federal court with murder in connection to a fatal stabbing on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa. The U.S. Attorney's Office for northern Iowa says 20-year-old Jonathan Youngbear made an appearance Wednesday in federal…

posted 2014-04-10 06:25:11 by KXEL

Agent fired after Branstad speeding case opens business

The veteran Iowa investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV is going into business as a private investigator. Former Division of Criminal Investigation agent Larry Hedlund said Wednesday he's obtained his private investigator's license and founded Hedlund Investigations. …

posted 2014-04-10 06:23:40 by KXEL

Des Moines man charged with vehicular homicide

A 21-year-old Des Moines man has been charged with vehicular homicide after the death of a motorcyclist injured in a collision on March 29. Polk County Jail records say Jacob Phipps remained in custody on Thursday, pending $25,000 bail. Authorities…

posted 2014-04-10 06:22:24 by KXEL

2014-04-09

ISU president suspends VEISHA activities

Iowa State University is canceling the rest of this week’s VEISHEA celebration, beginning at 5 p.m., after a riot broke out overnight, seriously injuring one student and leaving another “black eye” on the historic event. ISU President Steven Leath said…

posted 2014-04-09 15:12:39 by KXEL

DNR: Chronic wasting disease found in Iowa deer

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has confirmed Iowa's first case of chronic wasting disease in a wild deer. The DNR says the disease was found in a sample from a deer killed in early December in Allamakee County. DNR…

posted 2014-04-09 15:07:37 by KXEL

UI professor to play house concerts around state

An associate cello professor at the University of Iowa is playing a series of shows at private homes around the state in an effort to get more people into classical music. Anthony Arnone is performing with his instrument at upcoming…

posted 2014-04-09 13:34:05 by KXEL

Branstad confident in interim DAS director

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he's confident his interim Iowa Department of Administrative Services director will protect records and will thoroughly review the staff to ensure the agency functions properly. Branstad says he sent his chief of staff and a…

posted 2014-04-09 13:32:44 by KXEL

Iowa City man says bad belt caused indecent exposure

Authorities in Iowa City say a man accused of dropping his pants in front of two women blamed a faulty belt. Iowa City police say 51-year-old Vincent J. Vogelsang approached two women Tuesday afternoon and dropped his pants.  He is…

posted 2014-04-09 13:31:22 by KXEL

Revised Iowa broadband bill keeps local control

City officials and local governments in Iowa would maintain their control over where cell towers are placed within city limits under a broadband-expansion proposal adopted by a legislative panel. A Senate Appropriations subcommittee unanimously approved changes Wednesday to a bill…

posted 2014-04-09 10:56:08 by KXEL

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