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Iowa State University Police have made an arrest in a sexual assault case. ISU deputy police Chief Aaron DeLashmutt says the investigation was launched two-and-a-half weeks ago when officers were sent to an apartment building leased by the university. “At approximately 1 p.m. on August 11, ISU Police received a 911 call reporting a sexual assault,” […]
Law enforcement officers in 16 states are paying extra attention to Interstates 80 and 35 this weekend. Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Nate Ludwig says the “Border-to-Border Traffic Safety Challenge” runs today through Sunday. “There will be a significant presence of law enforcement because the idea is to have us out there to get people to […]
Governor Branstad announced today has formed a new “working group” to address inequities in Iowa’s criminal justice system. Branstad spoke at a day-long symposium in Ankeny that’s focused on the over-representation of African-Americans in Iowa prisons and Branstad promises his working group will review the racial make-up of juries in Iowa and even how much prison phone […]
A federal judge in North Dakota has indefinitely delayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial “Waters of the U.S.” rule that was to go into effect today, but the delay applies only in the 13 states that filed a lawsuit challenging the rule. Iowa is not one of those 13 states. Senator Chuck Grassley says congress […]
A northern Iowa man who’s running for office has run into legal trouble. Charles City School Board candidate — and convicted sex offender — Doug Lindaman was arrested Thursday and charged with third-degree sexual abuse. According to the criminal complaint filed Thursday, Lindaman is accused of unlawfully and willfully sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy by […]
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