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IOWA - According to the police officials, a 17-year-old girl was found around 9:10 p.m. Monday unconscious on the ground of the facility in rural Swea City. Her name is Victoria Marie Parra Lerdo, of Rockwell City. According to the police officials, the teen was helping to clean and power wash the facility when she was found by someone who was also working in the area. She was taken to a hospital in Algona, where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy has been ordered to determine her cause of death. This story will be updated when new information is available.

Local resident faces a felony charge after he led police on a high-speed chase following a incident in East Moline

Davenport, IA - According to the police officials, his name is Isaiah Devontez Robinson and he was booked into the Scott County Jail on one...

Genesis Health System reports higher hospitalizations in patients under 49

Davenport, IA - According to the health officials, that’s because older patients were prioritized in vaccine rollouts, so less of them are being hospitalized. While...

Starting on Monday, April 12th, FEMA is helping to pay for funeral costs of people who have died from COVID-19

IOWA - According to the statement, families can apply for up $9,000. It covers COVID deaths dating back to January 20th of last year. Teahen Funeral...

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Gov. Reynolds rejected a federal request to accept migrant children into the state

Davenport, IA - According to the statement, Gov. Reynolds said that the need to find homes for them is the president’s problem. She also added...

The Eastern Iowa Airport is working on a new $21 million construction project that will make way for more flights

IOWA - According to the statement, the construction project focuses on widening the airport’s terminal area. We all know that 2020 is one of the...

A Forest City man is dead after a crash in northern Iowa

IOWA - According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident happened around 10:10 p.m. Monday just west of Forest City. According to the police report, the...

Individual tax filers in the state of Iowa will have a little extra time to do so following a state order

Davenport, IA - According to the statement, the state’s director of revenue issued an order extending the 2020 income tax deadline to June 1, 2021,...

The Iowa House passed a bill that would ban combined fire and police departments

Davenport, IA - According to the statement, the House File 683, allows cities, townships and counties to establish emergency response districts for fire protection. A city...

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A former Texas detective accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife, daughter and his daughter’s boyfriend

A former Texas sheriff's deputy was booked on a capital murder charge after police say he shot and killed his ex-wife, teenage stepdaughter and...

A former Des Moines Public Schools janitor convicted of sexually abusing a young child has been sentenced to 20 years in prison

IOWA - According to the court documents, his name is Jesse Allen McIntosh and he was sentenced last week. He pleaded guilty earlier this month to...

Local resident was arrested after police say he led them on a two-state, high-speed vehicle chase

Davenport, IA - According to the police officials, his name is Queshan Terrell Harris and he was booked into the Scott County Jail on charges...

Moline man was sentenced to serve 18 years in prison for distributing heroin that led to an overdose death

IOWA - According to the court documents, his name is Ajayi Marcel McIntyre and he was sentenced to 18 years in prison. McIntyre distributed heroin...

An Alabama mother was shot and killed and her 4-year-old son shot in the head by the woman’s boyfriend, who later died by suicide...

The 21-year-old boyfriend opened fire on his girlfriend and her 4-year-old son after breaking into her mobile home. She’d suffered multiple gunshot and stab wounds....

Girl, 4, found wandering the streets alone at night days ago is still waiting for her family to come take her home

Some people are just not ready to have kids, but due to unfortunate and unforseen situations, they end up becoming parents. While most people...

Together We Achieve is calling for volunteers for its 12k in 2021 program

IOWA - According to the statement, the food box giveaway will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 27 at Hawkeye Downs,...

The University of Iowa Police Department is warning dorm residents to be vigilant after reports of recent burglaries

IOWA - According to the statement, the University Police has announced that they are investigating burglaries at three different resident halls between February 16th and...

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Starting on Monday, April 12th, both UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital and Mercy Medical Center will allow hospitalized and ER patients to have up to...

IOWA - According to the statement, these two Cedar Rapids hospitals will be lifting some visitor restrictions. Visitors will have to follow screening procedures and cannot have any respiratory symptoms...

Gov. Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Naig were part of a tree-planting ceremony at Kirkwood Community College

IOWA - According to the statement, this event is part of Re-Tree Iowa’s recovery project for this spring. The effort follows the estimated loss of half...

Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% in January as more residents joined the workforce

Davenport, IA - According to the statement, the state’s Workforce Development department reported the rate was down from a revised 3.7% rate for December. Compared...

The City of Davenport Economic Development staff is awarding additional assistance to qualified small businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19

Davenport, IA - According to the statement, the Small Business Resiliency Project opened up a second round of funding on March 15 with the...