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2014-09-25

Couple buys historic George Wyth House

The Cedar Falls Historical Society has sold a landmark house to a couple who will live upstairs and use the main floor for a business. The historical society sold the George Wyth House to Blake and Laurie Conover after listing…

posted 2014-09-25 22:06:54 by KXEL

Clarksville teen charged with homicide for crash

A 17-year-old faces two counts of homicide by vehicle after investigators say he killed two teenagers in a car crash in western Iowa. Trevor Ray Feauto of Clarksville was taken into custody on Wednesday. Sac County Sheriff Ken McClure said…

posted 2014-09-25 22:04:16 by KXEL

Sheriff: mom let abusive boyfriend back home

An Iowa mother was arrested after allowing her boyfriend back in the home where investigators say he locked her five children in a bedroom for 24 hours at a time. Fayette County Sheriff Marty Fisher said 28-year-old Joshua Steinbronn returned…

posted 2014-09-25 13:33:14 by KXEL

Theft investigation leads to arrest of Waukee man

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says a theft investigation has led to multiple charges against a Waukee man. In the latter part of August and early September, deputies investigated theft and forgery complaints at two businesses in Elk Run…

posted 2014-09-25 08:28:25 by KXEL

$225 million Powerball winner in California

A lucky person in Northern California has won a $225 million Powerball jackpot. The California Lottery says in a tweet that the winner in San Mateo, south of San Francisco, matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing: 7, 14,…

posted 2014-09-25 08:27:16 by KXEL

Iowa City man charged with child endangerment

Iowa City police say an Iowa City man who later reported that he'd been smoking marijuana and drinking dropped his infant child while changing a diaper. Court records say 36-year-old James Caldwell was charged Wednesday with felony child endangerment.  His…

posted 2014-09-25 07:44:38 by KXEL

Iowa Mission of Mercy begins Friday at 6 a.m.

The annual free dental clinic — the Iowa Mission of Mercy — starts tomorrow at 6 a.m. Since 2008, Iowa dentists have treated nearly 8,500 patients and provided more than $5.5 million in free dental care during this annual event. …

posted 2014-09-25 07:22:22 by KXEL

Woman, 2 children flee fire at Waterloo home

A woman and two children have safely escaped from flames that damaged the kitchen of their home in Waterloo.   Waterloo fire battalion chief Marty Freshwater says that the fire broke out at about 10:30 Wednesday night at 736 West…

posted 2014-09-25 06:27:30 by KXEL

Jimmy John's reports data breach at 200 locations

A popular sandwich shop with locations in the Cedar Valley and across the country is the latest to report a data breach. Jimmy John's is reporting a data breach involving customer credit and debit cards at 216 of its shops…

posted 2014-09-25 05:22:30 by KXEL

School bus driver hospitalized after crash

An eastern Iowa school bus driver was sent to the hospital following a crash Monday, with no students aboard. Authorities say 74-year-old Michael James Carey of Fayette was driving a West Central school district bus north on J Avenue seven…

posted 2014-09-25 05:17:30 by KXEL

Lawsuit alleges Templeton Rye misled customers

A Chicago law firm is suing Templeton Rye, alleging that the Iowa company broke consumer protection laws and misled drinkers with stories of its whiskey's origins. The class-action lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court in Illinois on behalf…

posted 2014-09-25 05:01:35 by KXEL

2014-09-24

Supervisors nix proposed loose cattle fine

Black Hawk County has shelved a proposal to crack down on stray livestock. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to postpone the measure indefinitely after hearing concerns from local farmers about possible conflicts with state laws. Sheriff Tony Thompson…

posted 2014-09-24 14:48:59 by KXEL

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