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ISU student found dead in apartment on campus

An Iowa State University student has been found dead in her apartment on campus, but authorities say no foul play is suspected. University police say the woman was found unresponsive Tuesday night in a University Village apartment on the Ames…

posted 2014-10-02 06:00:01 by KXEL

Group seeks to operate dog racing track in Dubuque

The Iowa Greyhound Association has formally requested a license to operate a dog racing track in Dubuque next year. An official from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission says the license application was received Wednesday, the final day an application…

posted 2014-10-02 05:55:56 by KXEL

Iowa regents to consider restructuring IT, HR

A consultant is expected to release plans detailing how Iowa's three public universities could cut costs by restructuring how employees perform routine administrative functions. Deloitte Consulting LLP is expected to tell the Iowa Board of Regents about potential changes to…

posted 2014-10-02 05:53:26 by KXEL

Washington day care owner gets 4 days in jail

An Iowa woman charged with restraining children in car seats at her in-home day care has been sentenced to four days in jail. A Washington County judge sentenced 48-year-old Debra Crawford to the jail time and two years of supervised…

posted 2014-10-02 05:51:12 by KXEL

Two charged in Manchester meth investigation

Suspicious activity led Manchester police to arrest two people on a variety of drug charges. Officers investigated a car in the 200 block of South Franklin Street Wednesday morning.  Evidence gathered there led investigators to search an apartment at 222…

posted 2014-10-02 05:49:31 by KXEL


Uncovered video delays trial in Waterloo shooting

The discovery of surveillance video that might hold clues in a June grocery store parking lot shooting in Waterloo has postponed the trial of the man charged in the case. Antonio Deshawn Hutchins, 33, will now face trial on Jan.…

posted 2014-10-01 10:28:51 by KXEL

Charges dropped in HIV transmission case

Prosecutors are dropping criminal transmission of HIV charges against an Iowa man saying they cannot proceed with prosecution after the Iowa Supreme Court in June threw out his conviction. Court records show the Black Hawk County attorney's office filed a…

posted 2014-10-01 10:05:36 by KXEL

Group wants investigation of UI research rabbit deaths

An animal welfare group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the death of four rabbits used for research at the University of Iowa. A USDA routine inspection report from August found four rabbits died in June during…

posted 2014-10-01 08:38:02 by KXEL

Resentencing date pushed back for Concepcion

The resentencing of a Floyd County man convicted of killing his cousin as a teenager has been postponed. Sentencing for Edgar Concepcion Jr., which had been set for Wednesday, has been pushed back to Monday at the Floyd County District…

posted 2014-10-01 06:53:33 by KXEL

Iowa City school diversion program up and running

A new juvenile justice diversion program for students in the Iowa City Community School District is now up and running. The program was implemented about a month ago. Students in the school district facing a first-time disorderly conduct charge on…

posted 2014-10-01 06:52:24 by KXEL

Man accused of threatening children has trial set

Trial has been set for a 48-year-old Charles City man accused of making threatening statements against schoolchildren. Loren Todd Saxon will stand trial on Oct. 16 in Floyd County District Court for allegedly threatening to shoot children. Saxon pleaded not…

posted 2014-10-01 05:52:21 by KXEL


Man pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide

An eastern Iowa man has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including vehicular homicide in connection to a crash that killed four teenagers in August. Joseph Connolly of Holy Cross submitted a written plea to Dubuque District Court on Friday.…

posted 2014-09-30 20:40:28 by KXEL