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2014-10-01

Announcement planned in fatal Council Bluffs fight

Officials in western Iowa have scheduled a news conference to announce developments in the case of a Council Bluffs school fight that left a 17-year-old student dead. Pottawattamie County Attorney Matt Wilber and Council Bluffs Police Chief Tim Carmody will…

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

Report: Midwest economic index drops in September

A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states suggests economic growth in the region will slow down in the months ahead. A survey report issued Wednesday says the overall September index dropped nearly three points to 54.3,…

posted 2014-10-01 08:08:43 by KXEL

Deadly crash postpones Sioux Central homecoming

High school officials in northwestern Iowa have postponed homecoming as the community mourns the death of two students in a crash this week. Sioux Central High School's homecoming, which has been set to begin Friday, has been rescheduled for the…

posted 2014-10-01 06:51:15 by KXEL

2014-09-30

Judge bars company from marketing to Iowans

An Iowa judge has permanently barred a Las Vegas company from marketing to state residents following allegations of false advertising. Polk County District Court Judge Eliza Ovrom issued the injunction Tuesday against Au Naturale Health Solutions.  It also requires that…

posted 2014-09-30 20:43:24 by KXEL

Chris Christie to campaign in Iowa this week

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will appear in Iowa this week at a campaign event with Gov. Terry Branstad and congressional candidate Rod Blum. Branstad's campaign says Christie will speak at a rally in Cedar Rapids on Friday. Branstad is…

posted 2014-09-30 15:00:23 by KXEL

Portion of I-35 reopens after semitrailer crash

A portion of Interstate 35 in central Iowa has reopened after a crash involving a semitrailer closed it for several hours. West Des Moines police say the crash happened Tuesday morning after a northbound semitrailer struck construction barriers just south…

posted 2014-09-30 13:31:02 by KXEL

Man pleads not guilty in Sioux City stabbing case

A 24-year-old North Carolina man has pleaded not guilty to stabbing four other men outside a downtown Sioux City strip club. Carnie Brayboy, of Rowland, North Carolina, entered his written plea Monday in Woodbury County District Court to four counts…

posted 2014-09-30 11:34:56 by KXEL

Sioux City wants to recruit vets to fill jobs

Leaders in Sioux City are encouraging businesses to hire veterans so it can become the first city to gain a Home Base Iowa designation. Home Base Iowa is a new private-public partnership seeking to make Iowa a job destination for…

posted 2014-09-30 10:04:55 by KXEL

Lab returns tests on capsules found at Iowa prison

Lab results show hundreds of capsules found at a northern Iowa prison tested negative for any controlled substances. The Iowa Department of Public Safety made the announcement Monday about the 300 to 400 capsules found earlier this month at the…

posted 2014-09-30 05:59:31 by KXEL

Davenport man charged with vehicular homicide in wreck

A Davenport man has been charged with vehicular homicide following a car wreck that killed two Illinois men. Twenty-four-year-old Kai Miller is charged with homicide by vehicle, operating while intoxicated and two counts of serious injury by vehicle in connection…

posted 2014-09-30 05:58:18 by KXEL

EPA: Pipe company had violations at Council Bluffs facility

Environmental officials say a pipe company must pay $950,000 for air and water violations at its former Council Bluffs facility. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 7 says Griffin Pipe Products must pay the civil penalty after multiple violations. The…

posted 2014-09-30 05:53:50 by KXEL

Officials: 2 teens killed in Storm Lake car wreck

Authorities say two teenagers have been killed and several people hospitalized following a car wreck in Storm Lake. The Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department says a pickup truck collided head-on with another car Monday morning on a gravel road. A…

posted 2014-09-30 05:52:56 by KXEL

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