Erin Jordan wrote a new blog post: Independence MHI probe finds unlocked windows in psychiatric unit
The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals determined an anonymous complaint filed about the Independence Mental Health Institute was founded after unlocked windows were discovered in psychiatric unit.
BHCGA Funding Grant to Help Homeowners Thaw Water Lines
Hundreds of homeowners in the Waterloo area coping with frozen water lines this winter can now apply for financial help.
4 Teens Charged in Independence Armed Robbery
Four teens are facing charges in an armed robbery in Independence earlier this month.
Crews battle Independence fire
Crews are on scene of a fire near the intersection of Highway 150 and Highway 20 in Independence.
Aurora man charged following Buchanan County marijuana bust
The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office says deputies executed a search warrant at 1302 Quonset Avenue, south of Aurora, at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.