One man was arrested Monday morning after his SUV hit a retaining wall outside a Council Bluffs home. Police said Joseph Hrbeck, 30, tried to run from the crash on Glen Avenue around 2:30 a.m., but was arrested nearby. Paramedics took him to the hospital with minor injuries.

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23 May 2018
6 month ago
Cedar Rapids, Iowa shooting at 2nd Ave SE and 15th St SE: 1 injured
One man was arrested Monday morning after his SUV hit a retaining wall outside a Council Bluffs home. Police said Joseph Hrbeck, 30, tried to run from the crash on Glen Avenue around 2:30 a.m., but was arrested nearby. Paramedics took him to the hospital with minor injuries.
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Police have identified a 21-year-old Ames man who died after two masked men burst into his apartment. Ames police say Xavier Jordan Shepley was killed early Saturday morning when he was shot during an apparent robbery.
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Davenport, Iowa shooting at 400 block of 12th St: 2 injured
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Fremont: An Emerson, Iowa man was killed in a one-vehicle crash west of Randolph Friday. He's identified as Chad Billings, 46. The Fremont County, Iowa Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to the crash at 120th Street and 310th Avenue around 5 p.m.
Iowa authorities arrested an armed fugitive Saturday afternoon wanted on several felony warrants out of Colorado. Council Bluffs Police, Pottawattamie County Deputies and FBI agents worked together to take 23-year-old Blake Newton into custody.
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Ames, Iowa shooting at 1311 Mayfield Dr: 1 killed
Two people have been charged after a shooting in Cedar Rapids on November 16. At 6:15 p.m. police responded to a person that had been shot at 2925 Johnson Ave NW
Des Moines: Polk County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a stabbing overnight outside the local gentleman's club, The Lumberyard. Deputies were called to 1504 NE 54th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. They said two patrons had an altercation in the parking lot. One man was stabbed in the arm. They said it was a minor injury.6 month ago
Des Moines: Polk County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a stabbing overnight outside the local gentleman's club, The Lumberyard. Deputies were called to 1504 NE 54th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. They said two patrons had an altercation in the parking lot. One man was stabbed in the arm. They said it was a minor injury.
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A driver is dead after a crash on Highway 20 in Dubuque County Wednesday evening, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies said a car crashed into the back of a truck at the Farley exit, after failing to slow down at about 5:43 p.m.
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Milford: Police have identified the man whose body was discovered in a burned down northern Iowa storage unit. Milford police identify the victim as 53-year old Francis Petska, of Spirit Lake, Iowa.
Council Bluffs: A New York man sits in the Pottawattamie County jail the last stop on a trail of alleged paper hustles that ended on the run from a Council Bluffs bank.
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Mason City: A man wanted in Nebraska for parole violations has been arrested in Iowa after leading state troopers there on a chase.
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Des Moines, Iowa shooting at 815 E 13th St: no casualities
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Dubuque: Fire Department responded to a special operation on November 14 at 7:57 a.m. Seven companies of the department responded and found a vehicle that collided with a building at 442 West 5th Street.
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Highway 30 westbound from County Road W24 to County Road W26 (near Atkins) is blocked due to a crash.
Cedar Falls: Police in northeastern Iowa are investigating an overnight shooting that killed one man and left another injured. Cedar Falls police say officers were called to the College Hill area for a report of a shooting around 12:45 a.m. Saturday. Arriving officers found 18-year-old Alex Michael Bullerman, of Waterloo, in a backyard suffering from a gunshot wound. Bullerman was taken to a local hospital, where he died.
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Cedar Falls, Iowa shooting at 2303 Olive St: 1 killed, 1 injured
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Dakota City, Iowa shooting at N/A: 1 killed
The Iowa parents of a 4-month-old baby whose maggot-infested body was found in a swing in his family's home have pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The Courier reported Thursday that 28-year-old Zachary Paul Koehn and 20-year-old Cheyanne Renae Harris, both of Alta Vista, filed written entered a plea of not guilty earlier this week.6 month ago
The Iowa parents of a 4-month-old baby whose maggot-infested body was found in a swing in his family's home have pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The Courier reported Thursday that 28-year-old Zachary Paul Koehn and 20-year-old Cheyanne Renae Harris, both of Alta Vista, filed written entered a plea of not guilty earlier this week.
Des Moines: Police are looking for a gunman following a shooting in the Mondamin neighborhood Thursday morning. The shooting happened around 10:30.  Police say one person was shot in the chest in the 1300 block of College Avenue. The victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening and at last report the victim was in stable condition at a metro hospital. His name isn’t being released.6 month ago
Des Moines: Police are looking for a gunman following a shooting in the Mondamin neighborhood Thursday morning. The shooting happened around 10:30. Police say one person was shot in the chest in the 1300 block of College Avenue. The victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening and at last report the victim was in stable condition at a metro hospital. His name isn’t being released.
A nurse's assistant in Pella is charged with stealing from her elderly patients. Court records show 25-year-old Melissa Mason worked at a 24-hour skilled nursing facility for the past three months.6 month ago
A nurse's assistant in Pella is charged with stealing from her elderly patients. Court records show 25-year-old Melissa Mason worked at a 24-hour skilled nursing facility for the past three months.
Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slayings of two people in northern Iowa. Mason City police say the bodies were found during a welfare check at the home around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The victims' names haven't been released.6 month ago
Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder in the slayings of two people in northern Iowa. Mason City police say the bodies were found during a welfare check at the home around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The victims' names haven't been released.
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Oelwein: Authorities in eastern Iowa are investigating the shooting death of a zebra. The incident happened at a property in Oelwein. The animal's owner has reportedly told police it was killed as part of an ongoing conflict with another party.
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Des Moines: Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the shoulder early Wednesday morning, but they say the victim isn’t cooperating. Emergency medical crews were called to the Quick Trip at 2945 E. University at 3:05 a.m. on a report of a woman suffering from a gunshot wound.
Mason City Police are investigating a double homicide. Police were called to a home on 27th Street SW around 7:45 on Tuesday morning to conduct a welfare check. Inside the home, officers found two bodies. The names of the victims and their cause of death have not been released.6 month ago
Mason City Police are investigating a double homicide. Police were called to a home on 27th Street SW around 7:45 on Tuesday morning to conduct a welfare check. Inside the home, officers found two bodies. The names of the victims and their cause of death have not been released.
Man wanted after 2 bodies found in southwest Mason City, Iowa6 month ago
Man wanted after 2 bodies found in southwest Mason City, Iowa
The Lyon County sheriff confirms a helicopter crashed on Monday afternoon in northwest Iowa. The helicopter clipped a power line while conducting an aerial search for cattle. Two people inside the aircraft suffered serious injuries and were taken to a Sioux Falls hospital.
Marshall County: One person is dead after a car crashed into a tractor in Marshall County. Early Sunday morning, 32-year-old Jorge Cervantes of Marshalltown was traveling north on Highway 330 when he crossed the center line and entered the southbound lane. He then stuck a tractor driven by 56-year-old Mark Puls of Gladbrook.
One person is hospitalized after a fire that destroyed an RV. The incident happened just after 9 pm at the Walmart on SE 14th Street in Des Moines. Police did not release the victim's condition, only saying they suffered burns.6 month ago
One person is hospitalized after a fire that destroyed an RV. The incident happened just after 9 pm at the Walmart on SE 14th Street in Des Moines. Police did not release the victim's condition, only saying they suffered burns.
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