WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by Waterloo officers over the weekend was holding a realistic-looking pellet gun during the confrontation, police said Monday.
Michael Ahrens, 32, died at an Iowa City hospital after being shot by police in Waterloo on Saturday afternoon, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation reported.
JANESVILLE, Iowa (AP) — The mayor of a small northeast Iowa town died when a 14-year-old driver's education student collided with another vehicle, authorities said.
Gregory “Mike” Harter, 71, the mayor of Fairbank, died at the scene of the crash Monday morning on U.S.
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of killing an Iowa state patrol trooper last year had plenty of opportunity to surrender before the fatal shooting, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Assistant Iowa Attorney General Douglas Hammerand made the remarks during opening statements in the first-degree murder trial of 42-year-old Michael Thomas Lang.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man died after being shot early Tuesday in a residential Waterloo neighborhood, police there said.
Police were called shortly after 4 a.m. to an address just west of Washington Park, and officers found a 41-year-old man wounded, the Courier reported.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For years Americans have been told autonomous technology was improving and that driverless vehicles were just around the corner.
Finally they’re here, but to catch a glimpse of them, you'll need to go to a farm rather than look along city streets.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Officials have identified a woman killed last month in a house fire in Waterloo.
Authorities identified the woman as Mary Kaye Olsen, 79, who died in a fire that broke out Feb.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether heating equipment caused a large fire at the site of an amusement park being constructed in Waterloo.
Firefighters were called to the Lost Island Theme Park site, near the Isle Hotel and Casino, just before 8 p.m.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of killing a Cedar Falls man inside a downtown apartment in 2019.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that jurors on Friday found 20-year-old Keyon Roby guilty of first-degree murder in the Dec.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — One person has died in a house fire in Waterloo, officials there said.
The fire broke out Wednesday in a duplex between the Cedar River and Rooff Park, the Courier reported.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who said he shot another Waterloo man last year in self-defense was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Firefighters found deadly levels of carbon monoxide inside a Waterloo event complex that was hosting a monster truck rally where dozens of people were sickened over the weekend, officials said.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Three people who were attending a monster truck rally in Waterloo were taken to a hospital Saturday night with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Waterloo Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Petersen told the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier that truck exhaust was assumed to be the source of the carbon monoxide that sickened the spectators.
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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — One person died and another was in critical condition Sunday after a shooting in Cedar Falls.
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WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo man was convicted on Monday of killing his wife and burning her body near a cemetery.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old man in a deadly Waterloo shooting.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that the suspect was arrested Thursday on a charge of intimidation with a weapon.
JESUP, Iowa (AP) — A northeastern Iowa weekly newspaper has ended publication after being unable to find a suitable buyer.
The Jesup Citizen Herald printed its final edition on Dec. 29, ending its 122-year existence, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported.
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.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been arrested after hundreds of pigs died at his farm last month after they went without adequate food and were kept in conditions so cold that some of their ears froze off.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — One person died Saturday after a shooting at a Waterloo convenience store.
Waterloo Police said officers found the victim with several gunshot wounds around 10 p.m. Saturday at the Prime Mart at 508 Broadway Street.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A national Muslim civil rights group is calling for state and federal hate crime investigations into the vandalism last week of a northeastern Iowa mosque captured on the building’s security cameras.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Waterloo Democratic Rep. Ras Smith announced Wednesday he was suspending his campaign for Iowa governor.
Smith, who in June 2021 became the first person to announce his run for governor, cited a “drastic disconnect between the current political system and the people" in explaining his decision to drop his campaign.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A woman was sentenced Monday to two life sentences for starting a fire that killed a 9-year-old boy and his mother in Waterloo.
Denise Susanna O’Brien, 45, was convicted in November of two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Ashely Smith, 32, and her son, Jaykwon Sallis, on April 22, 2018.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that Tyson Foods can't claim it was operating under the direction of the federal government when it tried to keep its processing plants open as the coronavirus spread rapidly within them during the early days of the pandemic.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — One person died Saturday at a Waterloo home, fire officials said.
The victim was an adult male but fire officials did not release his name.
The cause of the fire at the two-story single-family home hasn’t been determined by the city fire marshal, said Chief Pat Treloar with Waterloo Fire Rescue.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A woman is alive after being pulled from an icy Iowa river by a rappelling firefighter.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that it isn't yet known how the woman ended up in the Cedar River in Waterloo.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa anticipates spending $9.2 million to shore up health care staffing at strained hospitals amid the latest COVID-19 surge.
The Des Moines Register reports that 100 out-of-state nurses and respiratory therapists began arriving in Iowa earlier this month.
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand, who is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, announced Tuesday he would run for re-election in 2022 and not for governor as some supporters had been urging.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A former Waterloo man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for selling heroin to a woman who died of an overdose.
Eric DeAngelo Griggs, 40, was sentenced for the death of a Cedar Falls woman in 2018, the Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier reported.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A jury convicted a woman of two counts of first-degree murder for the 2018 arson deaths of another woman and her 9-year-old son.
Denise Susanna O’Brien, 45, was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of 32-year-old Ashley Smith and her son, 9-year-old Jaykwon Sallis, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo, Iowa man last week pleaded not guilty to federal child porn charges connected to an international investigation.
A federal grand jury charged 31-year-old Mychal Paul Olson with receipt and possession of child pornography, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A man and woman face charges for allegedly restraining a man while striking and burning him in Cedar Falls.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 46-year-old Donovan James Danielson and 32-year-old Nicole Elise Sage could face life in prison if convicted.