Latest Council Bluffs News

Iowa man latest charged in fatal shooting of Nebraska man

Oct. 21, 2020 12:09 PM EDT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A third man has been charged in the shooting death of a Bellevue teenager earlier this month. Rashaun Faison, 21, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was arrested Friday night and charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 12 death of 17-year-old Kalani Zalopany. On Monday, a Sarpy County...

Council Bluffs police announce arrest in 1999 killing

Oct. 16, 2020 10:09 AM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police in the western Iowa town of Council Bluffs believe they've solved a killing that happened more than two decades ago. Council Bluff police on Friday announced the arrest of a 52-year-old Montana man in connection with the 1999 death of Kimberly M. Ratliff. Police are...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump throws hats to supporters after speaking at a campaign rally at Duluth International Airport in Duluth, Minn. Trump’s relentless cheerleading for the stock market, taking full credit for its gains, has been a hallmark of his presidency, through more than 150 tweets and soaring rhetoric at his rallies. Yet behind the bluster is a simple fact of which most voters are unaware: Trump barely has any of his own money in the stock market. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wall Street cheerleader Trump has little invested himself

Oct. 7, 2020 11:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even from the hospital, as his doctors were administering a mixture of drugs to battle the coronavirus, President Donald Trump couldn’t quite help himself. “STOCK MARKET UP BIG,” he blared in one tweet. “The Stock Market is getting ready to break its all time...

Iowa police seek driver of car in fatal motorcycle crash

Oct. 6, 2020 12:23 PM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police in western Iowa are seeking the driver of a car investigators say caused a deadly motorcycle crash, then fled the scene. The crash happened Monday afternoon on Interstate 29 in Council Bluffs, according to a news release from the Council Bluffs Police Department. A...

Nebraska man wanted in officer assault arrested in Missouri

Sep. 24, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been arrested in Missouri for his alleged role in an assault on an Iowa police officer in which the officer fired his gun, according to officials. Ian James Lybarger, 29, of Omaha, Nebraska, was arrested Wednesday night following a police chase that began in...

Iowa warrant issued for Omaha man in officer shooting case

Sep. 23, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police in western Iowa have issued an arrest warrant for a Nebraska man wanted in connection with a scuffle with a police officer last week that led the officer to fire his gun. The warrant was issued for Ian James Lybarger, 29, of Omaha, Nebraska, Council Bluffs police said...

Iowa says unknown substance released into Mosquito Creek

Sep. 11, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerica Energy contacted Iowa environmental regulators Thursday to alert them of a sheen noticed on Mosquito Creek that appeared to be coming from a storm water drain at the Walter Scott Plant. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said in a news release Friday that booms...

Friday's Scores

Aug. 29, 2020 1:20 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= AGWSR, Ackley 72, Clarksville 20 Akron-Westfield 34, Hinton 19 Alburnett 34, North Tama, Traer 6 Ankeny 48, Ankeny Centennial 6 Assumption, Davenport 54, Davenport, West 0 Audubon 55, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 0 Ballard 27, North Polk, Alleman 7 Bellevue 41, Northeast, Goose Lake 0 Benton Community...