6 hrs ago
Bluffs man with dementia found, treated for hypothermia
Hypothermia overtook a 70-year-old man with dementia who wandered away from his Council Bluffs home just after midnight and spent about six hours in the bitter cold.
11 hrs ago
Neighbor finds missing Council Bluffs man
WITH ALZHEIMER'S --- DISAPPEARS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT --- DURING DANGEROUSLY COLD WEATHER.
12 hrs ago
Attorney wants Iowa teen tested before trial
An attorney representing a 17-year-old boy accused of killing his 5-year-old foster brother wants to determine if he is competent to stand trial.
23 hrs ago
Council Bluffs Police Search For Missing Man
Council Bluffs police are searching for an elderly man who went missing from his home around 11:30 p.m. Thursday night.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mattress Firm acquiring 44 stores in two deals
Top 100 retailer Mattress Firm said it has acquired a five-store bedding specialty chain in Nebraska and has agreed to buy a Wisconsin-based franchisee that operates 39 stores.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Suspected killer's mom to stand trial on 3 counts
Authorities said Lori Jenkins helped destroy evidence after her son allegedly killed Jorge Cajiga-Ruiz and Juan Uribe-Pena at Spring Lake Park on Aug. 11. In court Wednesday, Officer Dave Schneider testified that Lori Jenkins learned of the deaths from her daughter, Erica Jenkins, and Christine Bordeaux in a Council Bluffs motel room.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Authorities identify Iowa man shot by trooper
Authorities have released the name of a man who tried to elude arrest in western Iowa and was shot by a trooper.
WOI-TV West Des Moines
Leader of Iowa schools for deaf, blind to retire
Patrick Clancy, superintendent of the Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School, has notified the Board of Regents of his plans to retire effective June 30. Clancy has led the school for the blind in Vinton since August 2008.
'Shocking amount of child porn' found in Iowa doctor's home after he...
Respected pediatrician who acted as expert witness in child molestation cases arrested for sexually abusing girl, 5, after she told her mom: 'He tortures me' Dr Dennis Jones, 68, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, who has been a pediatrician for 19 years was arrested in May after a parent filed a complaint against him The doctor has been used in the past as ... (more)
The Des Moines Register
Obradovich: Strategies for raising voter turnout are worth a look
But state legislators say they'll consider a few ideas in 2014 that could affect the voting process in Iowa.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Judge rules search warrant evidence can be used in doctor's sexual assault trial
A judge ruled Monday evidence retrieved in a home search can be used against a Council Bluffs doctor accused of sexually assaulting a young girl.
The Des Moines Register
Suspect shot in high-speed chase
A car chase in western Iowa led to an Iowa State Patrol trooper shooting a suspect Sunday morning, officials said.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
WHO-TV Des Moines
Shots Fired: Officer On Leave After Shooting
Around 7 a.m. police tried to pull a man over for driving a stolen SUV in Council Bluffs, police said.
New Information: Iowa State Trooper involved in shooting
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Suspect Shoots At Iowa Trooper
It started around 7 a.m. Sunday just south of Veterans Memorial Highway in Council Bluffs near the Piute and Wright Road intersection.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Papillion Times
Chalkboard: Nominate your favorite OPS teacher
Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini in a statement released Saturday night thanked Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst for his support and also apologized for his conduct Friday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Copper siding stolen from museum in Council Bluffs
The siding is valued at $1,000. It apparently was taken early Saturday morning from the Western Historic Trails Center.
Copper Siding Stolen From Council Bluffs Museum
Copper siding has been stolen from a museum in Council Bluffs. The Daily Nonpareil says police reported the theft on Wednesday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Iowa copper theft suspect suffers bad burn
An Iowa man suspected of trying to steal copper is being treated in Omaha, Neb., for a badly burned hand.
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