Fired Iowa State Patrol Supervisor Claims Opioid AddictionAn Iowa State Patrol supervisor fired for misconduct is blaming his actions on an addiction to powerful painkillers. Sgt. Michael Haugen wrote in a letter released late Monday that he became addicted to opioids after battling medical conditions in recent years.
3 Iowa Cities Among Nation's 'Most Hipster' ... And None From MNThink the Twin Cities are a hotbed for hipsters? Think again. Iowa's the next new thing, according to a new analysis. The website FindTheBest just pulled numbers on American cities to see which ones were the most amenable to the hipster lifestyle.
Police Seeking Chinese Student Find Body In Car Iowa City police say they have found a body in the trunk of a car linked to a missing Iowa State University student from China. Police say they found the car Friday night that they earlier stated was connected with 20-year-old Tong Shao, a junior chemical engineering student from Ames. Investigators then found a body in the trunk.
Minnesota Man Charged In Iowa Slaying Has CancerA Minnesota man charged with killing his wife in Iowa in 1997 is suffering from prostate cancer and other illnesses and may only have months to live, his defense attorney said Thursday. John Bloomfield's attorney revealed the cancer diagnosis in asking a judge to let the 73-year-old be released from custody and live at home in St. Paul, Minn.
Man Won't Fight Return To Face Iowa Slaying Charge A Minnesota resident says he won't fight extradition to Iowa to face charges that he killed his wife in Iowa City more than 16 years ago. John Bloomfield waived his right Thursday in Ramsey County District Court in St. Paul. The 73-year-old has been jailed since his arrest last week at his St. Paul home.
No Decision On Extradition In Iowa Slaying ArrestAn attorney for a man charged in the 1997 slaying of his wife in Iowa City says he hasn't decided whether to challenge his extradition from Minnesota. John Bloomfield is expected to appear in court Thursday in St. Paul. The 73-year-old has been jailed since his arrest last week at his St. Paul home.
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2 Children Die In Crash At Iowa Train Crossing Two children have died in a collision at a train crossing in southeast Iowa.
Iowa Man's 50-Year Term For Spreading HIV UpholdsA federal judge has upheld a 50-year prison term for an Iowa City man convicted of having unprotected sex with women while knowing he carried the virus that causes AIDS.
Iowa City Man Burned, Then ChargedA 34-year-old Iowa City man who was burned in an accident has been charged with a misdemeanor: reckless use of fire. Iowa City police say Daryl Goolsby was burned on Jan. 3 and hospitalized.
Naked Iowan Said He Was Forced To Hold NukeA naked 41-year-old Iowa City man told deputies that he'd been forced by four men to handle a nuclear bomb at his home in Iowa City.
Iowa Tops Minnesota 63-59For about 37 minutes, Iowa and Minnesota played a weird game that leaned slightly toward the Gophers. Then Devyn Marble took over, providing an emphatic finish to a game that wasn't clear until the final seconds.
Occupy Hecklers Drown Out Bachmann At Iowa DinerThe Hamburg Inn in Iowa City has long been a popular stop for presidential candidates, but it probably won't be high on Rep. Michele Bachmann's list anymore.
3 Hospitalized Iowa Players Quit The TeamA University of Iowa report says three of the 13 football players hospitalized after intense weight-lifting workouts in January have quit the team.
Iowa Man Gets Jail For Giving Vodka To PuppyAn Iowa City man accused of giving vodka to a puppy and nearly killing it has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for animal abuse.