The section of 5th Street between Market and Division streets will be closed to through traffic, starting today.
Maurice Green appeared on video feed before the judge in the Des Moines County Courthouse on Tuesday, his first hearing since being charged for the Wednesday murder of 28 year old Matthew Banks. It was the first thing on the agenda for the 45 year old Green since waiving extradition from Galesburg, Illinois. He fled there shortly after Banks was shot three times at a home on Jefferson Street in Burlington and was captured several hours after the murder. Green’s bond was set at $2 million.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kansas man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to bomb an Army installation for a terrorist group.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state report released Tuesday shows Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped for the third-straight month this year, down to 4.0 percent in March.