Iowa man gets life for killing girlfriend’s daughter
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo man found guilty of killing his girlfriend's daughter has been sentenced to life in prison.
The Courier reports that 35-year-old Chad Allen Little was...
GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa (AP) — A woman accused of faking a kidney transplant has been imprisoned for an unrelated theft in eastern Iowa.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 46-year-old...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Veterans groups around Northeast Iowa are struggling to provide honor guards for veterans' funeral services because of decreasing membership.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The Waterloo Fire Department reports it rescued two people marooned on an island in the Cedar River at Waterloo.
The department says the two were boating on the Cedar...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors added its voice to those calling for a moratorium on new livestock feeding operations.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Waterloo officials are moving ahead with plans for a downtown marina along the Cedar River.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the City Council voted unanimously...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Jill Eilderts was a college student looking to earn some extra money when she began working as a cashier at Adams Grocery Store in 1987.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man has been given 25 years in prison for being intoxicated when his pickup truck struck a minivan in Waterloo, killing a baby inside.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The Cedar Valley's first public dog agility ramp has found its home.
A group of University of Northern Iowa students in a construction resources class, taught by Austin...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a man accused in the 2015 death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter of first-degree murder and child endangerment causing death.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Former first lady of the United States Laura Bush is set to speak at a lecture series at the University of Northern Iowa.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A former college softball player fatally shot while driving in eastern Iowa will be memorialized Friday at a funeral Mass in her Kansas hometown.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who sued a Black Hawk County board has lost his bid to block a planned wind energy project.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that a judge affirmed Monday...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — There's no indication a woman fatally shot while driving over a highway bridge in northeast Iowa was targeted, police said Tuesday as they sought surveillance or trail camera...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Iowa investigators hope tips from the public can help them determine who fatally shot a woman while she was driving.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the victim...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was shot while driving in northeast Iowa.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the shooting happened on...
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Waterloo man kidnapping and trying to kill a woman by intentionally wrecking the car they were in last April.
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska junior college president is taking a similar job in northeast Iowa.
Western Nebraska Community College President Todd Holcomb is scheduled to take...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Some Waterloo residents are asking the Iowa State Auditor's Office to conduct complete or partial audit of the city's financial transactions.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Jerry Schierholz began carving "comfort birds" several years ago. He read in a magazine about a Pennsylvania carver who made them and because there was a pattern included, he...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Waterloo officials have identified parts of three city parks as potential candidates for sale.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that council members broached...
Man charged in brutal 2015 attack of woman on Iowa trail
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors in northeastern Iowa have charged a former Waterloo man with viciously beating and raping a woman he ambushed on a trail in 2015.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man has been convicted of being intoxicated when his pickup truck struck a minivan in Waterloo, killing a baby inside.
In 4th trial, man convicted of killing girl in 1990
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — In his fourth trial, an Iowa jury on Tuesday convicted a man in the 1990 killing of a 9-year-old Illinois girl whose body was found on fire in Davenport.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Jurors will continue deliberating murder charges against a man being tried a fourth time for the 1990 killing of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Closing arguments have been scheduled for Monday in the fourth Iowa trial of an Illinois man accused of killing a 9-year-old girl in 1990.
Board OKs women’s voting rights sculpture at courthouse
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Black Hawk County supervisors have approved placement of a women's voting rights sculpture on the courthouse lawn in Waterloo.
Officials ID woman who died after fire at Waterloo home
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an 85-year-old woman who died after a fire at her Waterloo home.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that firefighters found...
Iowa couple work to revive square dancing in Waterloo
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Jerry and Donna Amfahr have made it back to square one.
The couple assisted in building a vibrant square-dancing community in northeast Iowa in the 1950s. Now they are...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The Waterloo Commission on Human Rights is pushing for an ordinance that would bar employers from including questions about criminal histories on job applications, after a...
Iowa group seeks to add women’s voting rights statue
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa group is hoping to build a sculpture commemorating women's voting rights in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
Democrat wins special election in Waterloo-area district
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Another Democrat has been elected to represent the Waterloo area in the Iowa Senate.
Eric Giddens beat Republican Walt Rogers and Libertarian Fred Perryman for the...
The Latest: Pence views raging river, visits shelter
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):
Vice President Mike Pence took a look at the raging Elkhorn River at the small town of Waterloo,...
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said Saturday that being a white man in a 2020 Democratic field that's so deeply diverse won't be a hindrance because his gender and race have given him...
Volunteers mounting effort to fill Waterloo potholes
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo businessman is mounting another volunteer effort to fill the city's unhappy bounty of potholes.
Scott Jordan is owner of Scott's Electric, and he told the...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his wife and set her body on fire in cemetery last year.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Waterloo police are offering to take online reports about minor matters and crimes.
The program lets residents use an online form to notify police about harassment,...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The city of Waterloo won't fine itself when city vehicles are caught by automated red light and speed cameras.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the issue...
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa judge says she sees no legal problem with testimony from a key witness in a 1990 murder case who has misleadingly told three juries that he didn't receive any...
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Court records say an 18-year-old from Mason City has been accused of sex extortion schemes in three Iowa counties.
The records show Christian Gossweiler already has...
Woman in labor rescued from ambulance stranded in snowdrift
FAIRBANK, Iowa (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a woman in labor from an ambulance stranded in a snowdrift on a rural northeast Iowa highway.
School where roof collapsed closing for rest of school year
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Some Waterloo students won't have classes Friday or Monday because their damaged school will be closing until August's start of the next school year.
School roof collapse creates another snow day for kids
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The partial collapse of a roof has forced classes to be canceled at a Waterloo elementary school.
Waterloo Community Schools Superintendent Jane Lindaman told the...
Waterloo council approves 3-day July window for fireworks
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The Waterloo City Council has poked a small hole in the city's fireworks ban.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the council voted 4-3 on Monday to allow...
Special election set for vacated Iowa Senate seat
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A special election to fill an Iowa Senate seat vacated last week when Sen. Jeff Danielson resigned will be held next month.
Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday issued a proclamation that sets the special election for March 19 for the eastern Iowa district which covers Cedar Falls, Hudson and parts of Waterloo in Black Hawk County.
Iowa woman dies at hospital days after fire in her home
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A 42-year-old Iowa woman who was injured in a fire last week has died.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that Melissa Jensen died Saturday at a hospital in Iowa City. She was injured last Thursday after her home in Cedar Falls, Iowa, caught fire.
The cause of the fire hasn't yet been determined. Police Chief Jeff Olson says there wasn't any indication of suspicious circumstances.
Iowa couple collects donations for veterans in son’s honor
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Falls couple continues to hold a donation drive for residents of the Iowa Veterans Home in memory of their son killed in Afghanistan in 2007.
For more than a decade, Kandie and Brad Vaughn have put on their annual "Shower of Gifts" of toiletries and other necessary items for residents of the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.
Kandie Vaughn, stepmother of U.S. Army Spc. Travis Vaughn, and her husband, Brad, hold the drive to honor the legacy of Travis Vaughn.
Husband of Waterloo woman found dead charged with murder
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The husband of a woman found dead near a Waterloo cemetery more than a year ago has been charged in her slaying.
The Courier reports that 40-year-old Lakisha Owens, of Waterloo, disappeared in January 2018, and her body was found at the Garden of Memories Cemetery later that month. An autopsy showed she died of asphyxiation.
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