Authorities say officers have fatally shot a driver whose vehicle struck an officer in northeast Iowa. The Bremer County Sheriff's Office says officers were sent Wednesday night to a Floyd truck stop to check reports about a man pointing a gun at his head. He left on U.S. Highway 218 before they arrived, but a Nashua officer soon stopped a speeding vehicle on the highway.

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Authorities say officers have fatally shot a driver whose vehicle struck an officer in northeast Iowa. The Bremer County Sheriff's Office says officers were sent Wednesday night to a Floyd truck stop to check reports about a man pointing a gun at his head. He left on U.S. Highway 218 before they arrived, but a Nashua officer soon stopped a speeding vehicle on the highway.
A Des Moines man remains in critical condition after he was stabbed during a home invasion, police said. The attack happened just after midnight Wednesday at a mobile home park in the 2500 block of County Line Road.1 month ago
A Des Moines man remains in critical condition after he was stabbed during a home invasion, police said. The attack happened just after midnight Wednesday at a mobile home park in the 2500 block of County Line Road.
Authorities say the suspicious death of an 18-year-old woman in Cedar Rapids is being investigated as a homicide
An Iowa humane society said it is dealing with one of the largest animal rescues it has ever seen. Law enforcement is investigating a Vinton home where the Cedar Valley Humane Society is removing hundreds of animals in terrible conditions. The humane society expects it'll take in more than 1,000 animals rescued from the home.1 month ago
An Iowa humane society said it is dealing with one of the largest animal rescues it has ever seen. Law enforcement is investigating a Vinton home where the Cedar Valley Humane Society is removing hundreds of animals in "terrible" conditions. The humane society expects it'll take in more than 1,000 animals rescued from the home.
A juvenile was arrested after police heard gunshots and recovered a stolen gun near 18th Street and 28th Avenue in Council Bluffs. Officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area around 10:15 p.m. Sunday when they heard two gunshots fired nearby. Two males then ran back toward the suspicious vehicle.
Authorities say they’re investigating the suspicious death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found inside a Cedar Rapids apartment. Police say the body of AnnaElise Edgeton was found around 11:20 a.m. Saturday by first responders sent to check on her. Concerns were raised after Edgeton missed time from work
Authorities in northeastern Iowa have released the names of three people from Waterloo killed in a crash that also seriously injured three others. Police say 20-year-old Elijah James Showalter, 21-year-old Daniel James Delagardelle and 16-year-old Brady Hagenstein died in the Friday evening in Cedar Falls.
A mobile home is a total loss after a fire broke out in Mitchellville on Saturday night. Crews were dispatched to the 100 block of Arch Avenue NE at 10 p.m.
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One person is recovering following a crash in Marion, early Saturday morning. It happened just before 3:00 a.m. The Linn County Sheriff's Office says Justin Jindrich was driving north on North Mentzer Road. Authorities said he did not stop at a stop sign at the County Home Road intersection. That's when his car went into the ditch, hit the embankment and then hit a tree
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An investigation is underway into what started a kitchen fire at an Iowa City apartment. It happened on the 1100 block of Hollywood Boulevard. Firefighters found smoke coming from two sides of the building. They quickly put out the kitchen fire inside.
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Long Grove, Iowa shooting at 145th Ave: no casualities
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Authorities say officers have arrested a man after an exchange of gunfire in eastern Iowa's Cedar County. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says state troopers and local officers responded to a 911 call around 2:20 p.m.
Authorities have arrested a man they say opened fire at motorists at a gas station before engaging in a standoff with law enforcement officials, the Iowa Department of Public Safety said in a news release Thursday night.
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Authorities say Des Moines first homicide of 2018 occurred because of a dispute between two men over a gun. Investigators think 45-year-old William Burton II shot Cody Channon because Burton thought Channon had stolen a gun from him. Officers and medics found Channon’s body Tuesday.
Two people are now in custody and charged with First Degree Murder for the shooting death of a Des Moines man. Thirty-nine-year-old Cory Channon was found dead around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday in an apartment  at 1332 21st Street.  Police say he suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.1 month ago
Two people are now in custody and charged with First Degree Murder for the shooting death of a Des Moines man. Thirty-nine-year-old Cory Channon was found dead around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday in an apartment at 1332 21st Street. Police say he suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.
Waukon Police and Allamakee County Sheriff's Office arrested four people yesterday on several drug charges - most of them being in possession of methamphetamine.1 month ago
Waukon Police and Allamakee County Sheriff's Office arrested four people yesterday on several drug charges - most of them being in possession of methamphetamine.
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A 39-year-old man is dead as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest. Des Moines Police responded to 1332 21st St. around 11:28 Tuesday night to investigate reports of a shooting. When police arrived they found a man with a single gunshot wound to the chest, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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A body found inside a vehicle parked at the Flying J truck stop in Davenport on Monday, Jan. 8 was identified as a 47-year-old from Louisiana and police are treating the death as a homicide. According to a release from the Davenport Police Department, officers responded to a call of an unresponsive person in a vehicle around noon at the truck stop on Northwest Boulevard Tuesday Medical personnel pronounced the man, identified today as Chuck Olivier of Denham Springs, Louisiana, dead.
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A pedestrian who was on the side of the road with a broken-down vehicle was hit by another driver. According to a statement from the City of Bettendorf, first responders were called to I-80 at Middle Road around 10:40 p.m. Monday, January 8th.
A car crashed on railroad tracks in Council Bluffs early Monday morning, and police said the passenger ran off. Council Bluffs police were trying to pull over the Monte Carlo near 12th Street and 5th Avenue when the driver said the passenger grabbed the steering wheel and crashed the Chevy on the tracks. The male passenger then ran away, police said.
Cedar Rapids: One person is dead after a single vehicle accident early Monday morning on I-380 Southbound near Highway 30. Cedar Rapids Police were dispatched at 2:38 a.m. on Monday the 8th. Officers saw the accident and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Iowa City authorities are looking for a man they say robbed an adult toy store. Police were sent just after 1 a.m. Sunday to Romantix at 315 Kirkwood Ave. Officials said a white male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a black and yellow striped sweater and beanie, was browsing through the store when he displayed a weapon.
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A house fire in Centralia has caused $70,000 in damages. Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says that multiple fire agencies responded to the call of a fire at 2172 Jericho Road. This was at 3:52 a.m. Saturday.
Early morning fire at the Valley West Inn. Everyone was evacuated. Fire under control now
Firefighters in West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale battled an early morning fire at the Valley West Inn. The 911 call was placed just before 3 a.m. Firefighters reported heavy black smoke and flames coming from the building at 3535 Westown Parkway, which is just north of Interstate 235 and west of Valley West Mall.
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Iowa City police suspect dangerously cold weather played a part in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday. Officers were sent to area around 2 p.m. Tuesday after 24-year-old Paul Biagas was found dead in the snow near the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center. Police say foul play in not suspected.
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An Oakland, Iowa, a woman died in a house fire New Year's Eve. According to an investigator with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office, firefighters received a call about a fire at the home near Highway Route 6 and Oakland Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on New Year's Eve
A former Geneseo teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a student plead not guilty in court Tuesday, January 2nd. Jayme Farrell faces eight counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Investigators Find Body Inside Osceola Home Destroyed by Fire1 month ago
Investigators Find Body Inside Osceola Home Destroyed by Fire
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Fire crews were called to1510 Ridge Top Drive in Swisher for a chimney fire just after 6:00 p.m. New Year’s Day. Jefferson-Monroe (Swisher) Fire Chief, Glen Heims, says everyone was out of the home before crews arrived.