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Wisconsin man accused of fatal shooting arrested in Iowa

Jan. 19, 2022 13:42 PM EST

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of killing his girlfriend and trying to kill his teenage daughter in a double shooting in Milwaukee has been arrested following an hourslong standoff in northeastern Iowa. Simone Hughes, 47, of Milwaukee, was arrested Wednesday morning...

Iowa COVID hospitalizations top 1,000 amid high virus spread

Jan. 19, 2022 11:01 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hospitalizations of people being treated for coronavirus infections in Iowa surpassed 1,000 this week as COVID-19 cases grow at the fastest rate since the beginning of the pandemic nearly two years ago. State data updated Wednesday shows Iowa surpassed...

Iowa man sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatal crash

Jan. 19, 2022 10:55 AM EST

ELDORA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for causing a 2020 crash that killed three people by driving drunk and the wrong way on a rural highway. Spencer Bultman, 27, of Hampton, was sentenced Tuesday after he had pleaded guilty to three counts of...

No. 18 Texas Tech's strong 2nd half beats No. 15 Iowa State

Jan. 19, 2022 00:41 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor and No. 18 Texas Tech got physical with No. 15 Iowa State. The Red Raiders had some reinforcements this time. Two weeks after the Red Raiders lost at Iowa State with only seven healthy players, Obanor scored 13 of his 15 points with several...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jan. 18, 2022 17:42 PM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Jan. 16, 2022. Editorial: Supporting Nebraska tourism is good for everyone The Nebraska Legislature and Gov. Pete Ricketts have lots of ideas for spending money in a state that is flush with cash. Thanks in part to more than $1...

Authorities identify man shot by Woodbury County deputy

Jan. 18, 2022 16:52 PM EST

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday identified the man who was shot and killed by a Woodbury County Sheriff's deputy during a confrontation last week. Michael Scott Meredith, 35, of Sergeant Bluff, died Wednesday after he was shot at a mobile home park in Sergeant...

Perfect Game will add softball to baseball scouting camps

Jan. 18, 2022 16:16 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Perfect Game, which sets up youth baseball scouting camps, is expanding into softball. The company, founded in 1995, said Tuesday that it had hired former Arizona softball coach Mike Candrea as an adviser for on-field programming and athlete recognition...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jan. 18, 2022 14:54 PM EST

Des Moines Register. Jan. 15, 2022. Editorial: What is the Republicans’ vision for Iowa beyond lower taxes? In the Iowa that elected Republicans indicate they want to shape, you’ll likely pay less in income taxes to the state than you do now. And...

Girl Scouts hoping to save Iowa cabin from wrecking ball

Jan. 18, 2022 13:59 PM EST

CRESTON, Iowa (AP) — A group of Girl Scouts tied to a southwestern Iowa cabin since it was built nearly 100 years ago is hoping to save the building from being demolished. Creston’s Parks and Recreation Board is threatening to raze the cabin that sits in the city’s McKinley...

Grand jury: No indictment in shooting death by Iowa deputy

Jan. 18, 2022 12:39 PM EST

CHELSEA, Iowa (AP) — A Tama County grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing by law enforcement in the fatal shooting of a man by a sheriff’s deputy during an armed confrontation last October. The grand jury declined to return an indictment in the shooting that killed...