OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say they're planning to increase patrols of a downtown pedestrian bridge after a shooting there.
Police say the increased focus on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Police in western Iowa say a fourth person has been charged in the robbery death of a Council Bluffs man.
Council Bluffs police say in a news release that...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died after his bicycle was struck by a vehicle just north of Council Bluffs.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Officials in western Iowa say a man has died after the bicycle he was riding was hit by a vehicle, and investigators are now searching for the driver.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified a driver who died following a three-vehicle chase and shooting in Council Bluffs.
Police say 18-year-old Ethan Edgar, of Hutchinson,...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa State Patrol supervisor received $40,000 in relocation benefits as part of a reassignment to western Iowa last year, even as he began claiming a newly built house...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has secured another win in its fight with Iowa and Nebraska to keep its newly opened casino in western Iowa.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Rev. Raymond Burt Sr. recollected the history of the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church as one that has grieved, but holds on to an optimistic future for the...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The leaders of several Midwest states hit recently by flooding along the Missouri River said Friday they've received assurances from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
Ex-western Iowa teacher accused of sex with student
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former western Iowa high school teacher has been arrested and charged on suspicion of having sex with one of his students.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of killing a 2-year-old boy in western Iowa by sitting on him is scheduled to go on trial next month.
Man gets 50 years for beating to death a 16-month-old
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man has been given 50 years in prison for beating to death the 16-month-old daughter of his girlfriend in western Iowa.
Council Bluffs gains Tree City USA designation
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The western Iowa city of Council Bluffs has received a Tree City USA Award — one of 80 Iowa communities to qualify for the status.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa and Nebraska transportation officials said Thursday that they're hoping to have nearly all roads and bridges that were damaged by last month's flooding repaired by...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa man has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for having child pornography.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former city clerk in southwestern Iowa has been sentenced to five years of probation and six months of home confinement for stealing thousands of dollars from the...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Three Midwestern Republican governors of states ravaged by recent flooding on Wednesday demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River...
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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on governors meeting with federal officials about flooding (all times local):
The governors of three Midwest states ravaged by March...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It will take months to repair major roads that were damaged by spring flooding in western Iowa, transportation officials said.
Iowa murder charge refiled against Nebraska 16-year-old
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa prosecutors have again charged a Nebraska 16-year-old with helping to rob and kill a man.
The adult murder charge against Xavier Smith Catchings, of Omaha, was...
Man seeks new trial in case of child’s death
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man found guilty last month of manslaughter — but acquitted of a more serious murder charge — in the death of a toddler is seeking a new trial.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Pottawattamie County jury has found a man not guilty of the 2015 killing his 68-year-old mother in her rural south-central Iowa home.
Police say 2-year-old boy died after man sat on him
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa police say a 2-year-old boy died after a man sat on the child for allegedly taking his cellphone.
Pottawattamie County court records show 31-year-old Larry...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The father of an Iowa man accused of fatally shooting his mother in 2015 for financial gain testified that his life was forever changed the moment his daughter called...
Floodwaters force closure of several Iowa highways
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Floodwaters have forced Iowa officials to close several highways on the west side of the state.
Interstate 680 near Council Bluffs and a portion of Interstate 29...
Iowa man gets 6-month prison term for counterfeiting
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A southwestern Iowa man has been sentenced to six months in prison for counterfeiting U.S. currency.
Federal prosecutors for Iowa say 26-year-old Alexander...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa charges of murder, robbery and theft filed against a 16-year-old Nebraska boy have been dismissed.
The Omaha boy had been charged in Pottawattamie County...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police say a 20-year-old western Iowa man has been arrested in Des Moines in the January death of a Council Bluffs man.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders reasserted himself on Thursday as the original champion of a progressive agenda many of his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have...
Council Bluffs man gets prison time for bank robbery
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa man is again behind bars for bank robbery.
Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Larry Eugene Burns, of Council Bluffs, was sentenced Wednesday to 2...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 16-year-old Nebraska boy has been charged with murder, accused of killing a man in western Iowa's Council Bluffs.
CARTER LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Some 150 years after suffering the loss of its homeland at the hands of the U.S. government, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is celebrating a triumph with the opening of a...
Western Iowa woman sentenced for Social Security fraud
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 37-year-old western Iowa woman has been sentenced to three months in prison for Social Security fraud.
Prosecutors say Jamie Opalia, of Council Bluffs, was...
Man accused of stealing brass from company pleads not guilty
AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — A southeast Nebraska man has pleaded not guilty to stealing thousands of dollars' worth of brass from his employer.
Nemaha County District Court records say 26-year-old...
2 college students killed in car-semitrailer collision
CONRAD, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two University of Northern Iowa students were killed when their car collided with a semitrailer.
The collision occurred around 12:40 p.m. Sunday, a few miles north of Conrad on Iowa Highway 14. The Grundy County Sheriff's Office says the northbound car went out of control on the snow- and ice-covered roadway and crossed into the path of the southbound semi.
Council Bluffs man convicted of manslaughter in girl’s death
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Council Bluffs man on charges related to the death of a 16-month-old girl but acquitted him of murder.
The Daily Nonpareil reports the jury on Friday found Javon Jennings guilty of involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment resulting in death but not of murder.
Man gets jail time, probation for dead, malnourished dogs
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man has been given probation and jail time for operating a western Iowa dog business where carcasses and dozens of malnourished dogs were found.
Pottawattamie County court records say 36-year-old Dustin Young was sentenced Wednesday in Council Bluffs to two years in jail with all but 30 days suspended. He also was given two years of probation. The judge barred Young from training, caring for or boarding animals while he's on probation and to pay restitution.
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Omaha-area schools install bleeding control kits
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some Omaha-area school districts are installing bleeding control kits inside schools to give staff and students quick access to resources in case of an emergency, including a shooting.
Trial set for man accused of killing 16-month-old girl
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of killing a 16-month-old girl is scheduled to go on trial next week in western Iowa.
Pottawattamie County District Court records say 23-year-old Javon Jennings has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. His trial is set to begin Tuesday in Council Bluffs.
Police say woman left kids in cold car while she shopped
COUNCIL BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have arrested a western Iowa woman who left her 2- and 4-year-old children in a cold car while she went shopping.
Council Bluffs police say in a news release that a passer-by spotted the kids and car around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday in a store parking lot. She put them in her vehicle to warm them up while she called police.