Gov. Pritzker signs bill capping insulin costs

Springfield, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker put pen to paper on Friday to help stop the rising costs of

Iowa’s unemployment rate up slightly to 2.7% in December

Des Moines, Ia (AP)-  Iowa’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 2.7% in December. Iowa Workforce Development reported Friday the unemployment rate rose as both the number of people with

Company closing electric bus body plant in central Iowa

Newton, Ia (AP)-  Company officials say a central Iowa plant that produces bodies for electric buses is closing. TPI Composites announced Thursday that production at the Newton plant will be

Illinois State Police warn residents of ‘spoofing’ scam that mimics legitimate phone numbers on caller ID

Illinois (WQAD)-   Illinois residents are being warned of a “spoofing” scam, where callers will pretend to be calling from a specific agency when in reality they’re trying to get your

Nurses have tentative contract deal with Sioux City hospital

Sioux City, Ia (AP)-  A deal has been struck that could avert a strike by unionized nurses at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City. Nurses represented by the United Food &

Man gets 5 years for slamming pregnant girlfriend into wall

Cedar Rapids, Ia (AP)-  A Cedar Rapids man has been given five years in prison for slamming his pregnant girlfriend into a wall. The Gazette reports that 29-year-old Randelle Brown was sentenced

DEA: 21 arrested in Iowa drug trafficking ring; $2 million worth of drugs off the streets

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – DEA agents in Iowa say they have taken more than $2 million worth of drugs off the streets.

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Arrests- 1/23

23-year-old Quincy Coleman of Iowa City was arrested by Burlington Police Wednesday evening at 421 South Garfield Street.  He was arrested for Violation of Parole and a Sex Offender Registry Violation.  He was taken to […]

Burlington House Fire

Burlington, Ia-  At approximately 2:10 AM Wednesday the Burlington Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 2304 Gordon Street. Firefighters arrived at 2:17 to find light smoke coming from the 2-story wood-frame house. […]

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