Iowa Reporter, Omaha World Herald
Omaha journalist covering Iowa. Former resident of the Deep South. RTs do not equal endorsements.
omaha.com — A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa until 10 p.m. Counties affected in Nebraska include Thayer, Seward, Saline, Richardson, Pawnee, Otoe, Nuckolls, Nemaha, Lancaster, Johnson, Jefferson, Gage, Fillmore and Cass. Severe thunderstorm warnings are also in effect in Otoe, Nemaha, Pawnee, Gage and Johnson Counties.
clarionledger.com — CANYON LAKE, TEXAS - More than a half century after his wife drowned in a Louisiana lake, Mississippi native Felix Vail is now facing a murder charge in her death - making his case the oldest prosecution of a serial killer suspect in U.S. history. Authorities arrested Vail Friday in Canyon Lake, Texas.
omaha.com — A 25-year-old Onawa woman faces a possible 55-year prison sentence after being found guilty in the 2012 bathtub death of her 15-month-old son. Monona County District Court Judge Jeffrey Neary found Ashley Cameron, 25, guilty of involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment resulting in death in the Feb.
omaha.com — DES MOINES (AP) - When Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach served as a dog handler in Afghanistan, he told the explosives-detecting yellow Labrador retriever that was his constant companion that he would look her up when he returned home. "I promised her, if we made it out of alive, I'd do whatever it took to find her," Gundlach said.
radioiowa.com — Using federal money to extend passenger rail service from the Quad Cities to Iowa City is less likely due to votes taken in the Iowa House and Senate Friday. Senator Matt McCoy, a Democrat from Des Moines, has been an advocate of expanding passenger rail service in Iowa.
omaha.com — Iowa legislators have reached a deal to reduce commercial property taxes in the state, which has been a long-time goal of western Iowa business and political leaders. Attempts to do so over the past few years have fallen short. But on Thursday legislative leaders from both parties said they had reached a compromise proposal.
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