DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of a legislative oversight committee says there is an additional problem at Iowa’s new but empty prison in Fort Madison.
There was some headbutting last night at the West Burlington City Council over issues pertaining to yard waste collection in the city.
Mount Pleasant Fire Officials say that a vehicle caught fire in an attached garage early Thursday morning, catching an Ivy Street house on fire and threatened to burn down even more houses.
A Burlington man is facing charges after first allegedly being found drunk in public while carrying weapons, and then attempting to throw feces at a correctional officer once he was in jail.
An employee at a Mount Pleasant Assisted Living Center is in jail after allegedly stealing medication from a resident’s room.
An enormous fire burned 60 acres of corn fields and brush just east of Mediapolis on Tuesday.
A bill that would stall efforts to close the Mental Health Institutes in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda is still alive and well in the Iowa legislature.
Burlington’s Police Chief says that despite contrary public sentiment, the crime rate in Burlington is actually going down, continuing a trend that has lasted for several years.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A public record shows that Iowa’s new prison for male offenders wasn’t expected to be fully operational until fall 2015 even before workers discovered the latest delay-causing problem.
A stolen vehicle was quickly recovered after being stolen from a Burlington home last night.