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Task force makes felony drug bust in Keokuk > PenCityCurrent.com

Lindsay Riddle, 32, of Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on September 20, 2018 on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. Riddle is charged with the following:

PEN CITY CURRENT - 2018-09-20 21:59:16

Teens accused of attempted break-in lead police on pursuit, crash into pasture in Mercer County

ALEXIS, Illinois — Two teens accused of trying to break into a home were captured after leading police on a chase and crashing into a pasture, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

WQAD - 2018-09-21 16:48:02

Can you identify this person? CrimeStoppers wants your help

Anyone with any any information about this crime or any person(s) involved, are urged to call CrimeStoppers at 309-762-9500 or submit a Web Tip. You do not have to give your name. CRIMESTOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 and you can remain anonymous.

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-09-21 10:44:00

Man found dead in Alexandria identified

The person found deceased just north of the levee in Alexandria, Mo., on Tuesday has been identified as Jared Matlock, 34, of Montrose.Matlock’s body was spotted by boaters in the flood water north of the levee on Tuesday. The Keokuk Volunteer Emergency Corps was asked to assist the Clark County She


Mount Pleasant bank robbery suspect spotted again PHOTO | WHO Radio

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa - The suspsect in a Mount Pleasant bank robbery last week has been spotted in a second location.Police say they found security camera footage that captured the man in the downtown area of Cedar Rapids at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.The U.S. Bank in Mount Pleasant was robbed earlier

IHEART.COM - 2018-09-20 16:03:00

Small earthquake shakes southern Illinois

This large region borders the much more seismically active New Madrid seismic zone on the seismic zone’s north and west. The Illinois basin – Ozark dome region covers parts of Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas and stretches from Indianapolis and St. Louis to Memphis. Moderately fre

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-09-20 14:12:20

Iowa's veteran d-line has developed into one of nation's best

The group gathers in redshirt senior defensive tackle Sam Brincks’ place, and they watch a movie while chowing down on what redshirt senior defensive endParker Hessecalled a “snack.” Lately that has been nothing but the same Chinese takeout. The Hawkeyes are a superstitious bunch, and their food cho

247SPORTS - 2018-09-21 17:21:35

Flooding causing wastewater, manure discharges in northwest Iowa

“About 18 communities from Alton to Sioux Center have reported discharges from their wastewater treatment plants due to intense rains,” said Lois Benson, an environmental specialist at DNR’s Spencer field office.

SIOUXLANDPROUD.COM - 2018-09-21 19:59:36

Burlington woman taken to hospital after rollover crash

LORAINE, Ill. -- A Burlington, Iowa, woman was taken by ambulance Tuesday afternoon to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., after a vehicle she was driving rolled over while swerving to avoid striking an animal.


Task force gets two in drug house bust > PenCityCurrent.com

Dakota Cheyanne Mercer, age 25, of Keokuk, Iowa was arrested on September 18th, 2018 on the following charges: possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine, child endangerment and maintaining a drug house all misdemeanors charges. If convicted, Mercer faces up to 4 years and 60 da


Body found near Alexandria, MO Tuesday night

Clark County Sheriff Shawn Webster confirmed a body was found on the north side of Alexandria, MO, Tuesday night. He said crews arrived on scene shortly before 7:00 p.m.


Iowa State star from Spain found slain on golf course; man arrested

The Associated PressAMES, Iowa (AP) — A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was working toward joining the pro tour while finishing her degree at


Attorneys spar over evidence as second trial in Kedarie Johnson killing draws near

MOUNT PLEASANT, Ia. — Attorneys debated over evidence Monday as they prepare for next week's trial of the second man accused of killing a gender-fluid Burlington, Iowa, teenager.


Nauvoo man facing DUI charge after crash

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department said Preston C. Grow, 19, was taken to the Hancock County Jail where he posted bond and released with a scheduled court appearance.


Wyaconda woman arrested on Clark County charges including rape, sodomy

Patricia J. Gordy, 39 of Wyaconda, Missouri, was apprehended Monday by the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.


This Scenic Byway In Iowa Is One Of The Most Unique Drives In The Country

Iowa’s rolling countryside is stunning year round, but in the fall, it becomes something truly magical. Along the Grant Woods Scenic Byway, some of the best preserved, old-fashioned scenery in the state is on display. When you’re looking for a spot to go leaf peeping, do yourself a favor and plan a


Slain Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena remembered as competitive, caring

Celia Barquin Arozamena was a feisty competitor. She was thoughtful too. The kind of player who bought flowers for teammates on Valentine's Day and left inspirational quotes on the bulletin board. Iowa State coach Christie Martens choked back tears on the phone as she talked about the special relati


Police: Suspect in Iowa State golf star's slaying had urge to 'rape and kill'

The man accused of killing an Iowa State University golf star Monday will remain in jail on a $5 million cash bond, a judge said Tuesday morning. The victim, Celia Barquin Arozamena, suffered "several stab wounds to the upper torso, head and neck," Ames, Iowa, police said in a criminal complaint. Co


Police action changes middle school bus pick-up

“We were told he was not in the house,” Police Chief Tom McAndrew told local media in an interview at the scene. “We were going to execute a search warrant, but when we arrived here we found that he was in the house. That’s why we had to call out our tac team.”


Burlington man accused of possessing 50 ecstasy pills

Authorities have accused a Burlington, Iowa, man of possessing more than 50 Ecstasy pills and domestic abuse.