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  1. Iowa man gets 15 years for having sex with minorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Daily Nonpareil reports that 43-year-old David Trejo also must register as a sex offender and be on parole for the rest of his life. He was sentenced Thursday in Council Bluffs.

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  2. Iowa mom whose boyfriend injured baby gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Council Bluffs woman who left her infant with an abusive boyfriend has been given two years of probation. The Daily Nonpareil reports that 20-year-old Kuira Lawton pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts Tuesday and was also sentenced to a suspended prison term of six years.

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  3. Thunderstorm causes flash flooding, power outages in IowaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A thunderstorm carrying strong lightning and heavy rain has caused flash flooding in some areas of north and central Iowa including Des Moines. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning Tuesday for portions of four central Iowa counties until early evening.

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  4. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Des Moines airport officials will have to spend up to $100,000 to build a room for service dogs to relieve themselves inside the terminal. The "service animal relief area" will be built in a boarding area and will require removing about 10 seats.

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  5. Iowa park ranger credited with saving 2 men from lakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa park ranger is being credited for saving two Council Bluffs men whose boat on Lake Manawa filled with water because of high winds. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says in a news release that 72-year-old William Buchholz and 54-year-old James Tanga were fishing on the western Iowa lake around 10 p.m. Monday when winds kicked up.

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  6. 3 charged in roulette cheating conspiracy at Iowa casinoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa casino supervisor, dealer and patron are charged with conspiring to cheat at roulette and split thousands of dollars in illicit winnings. A criminal complaint alleges the trio carried out the scheme on several occasions in February and March at the Horseshoe Casino in Council Bluffs.

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  7. Boating crash near Council Bluffs being investigated by DNRRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A boating collision that resulted in one vessel sinking to the bottom of the Missouri River is being investigated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The collision occurred just after 10 p.m. Friday when a 24-foot boat operated by Corey Fuller, 45, of Omaha, Neb., collided with another boat being operated by Anthony Wilson, 43, of Bellevue, Neb.., on the Missouri River near Council Bluffs.

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    Friday Jul 1 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    They believe the law failed... one reason why their daughter won't be celebrating the 4th of July with them this weekend. Sarah Root -- from Council Bluffs -- was killed in a drunk driving crash.

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  9. Council Bluffs couple accused of using meth around childrenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Daily Nonpareil reports that Craig and Crystal McConnell were arrested Wednesday and charged Thursday with three counts of abandonment of a dependent person. Crystal McConnell is also charged with third-degree burglary and possession of a controlled substance.

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  10. Council Bluffs woman dies after being hit by truckRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Daily Nonpareil reports that 42-year-old Sharon Richards, of Council Bluffs, was hit around 10 p.m. Tuesday as she crossed the intersection of 35th Street and West Broadway on the west end of Council Bluffs. Police say Richards was crossing against the pedestrian crosswalk sign when she was hit.

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  11. Workers deepening Lake Manawa to improve water clarityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Workers are dredging in Council Bluffs' Lake Manawa for the first time in decades as part of an effort to improve its water clarity and eliminate algae blooms. The Daily Nonpareil reports a dredging barge is slowly making its way across the 715-acre lake, removing sand from the lake bottom.

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  12. Running water fountain leaves soggy mess at Iowa courthouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A fourth-floor water fountain apparently ran nonstop over the weekend and damaged floors, walls and equipment in the Pottawattamie County Courthouse in Council Bluffs. The Daily Nonpareil reports the leaky fountain was discovered Sunday morning, but by that time water had seeped through much of the courthouse.

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  13. Des Moines man accused of shooting brother in Clarinda, IowaRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Des Moines man has been arrested after police say he traveled to southwestern Iowa and shot his older brother twice. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that 41-year-old Aaron Kubly was arrested Thursday night after police say he walked uninvited into his brother's house and started shooting.

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  14. 5 injured in firetruck-SUV collision, Omaha authorities sayRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Authorities say the lights were flashing and siren blaring on the northbound firetruck around 10:35 a.m. Wednesday as firefighters responded to an emergency call. But their truck collided with an eastbound SUV at an intersection and ended up crashing into the side of an art gallery building.

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  15. 2 Nebraskans charged with taking stolen vehicles to IowaRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports that 35-year-old Mark Berlett, of Omaha, and 26-year-old Brooke Vacanti, of La Vista, were arrested around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Hitchcock Nature Center in Honey Creek. Berlett is charged with theft and a second offense of operating while intoxicated.

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  16. Iowa faces Nebraska trial on 3 counts of vehicular homicideRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa man is scheduled to go on trial Sept. 22, charged with three counts of vehicular homicide in northeast Nebraska.

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  17. Jury convicts Council Bluffs man of child sex abuseRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Daily Nonpareil reports that 47-year-old Michael Wineinger was found guilty Friday in Pottawattamie County District Court.

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  18. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Cedar Falls Fraternal Order of Eagles is offering $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for vandalizing the Blackhawk County Freedom Rock Memorial. The 175-member, non-profit group says Friday that it would donate the money for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.

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  19. MoreRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Waverly-Shell Rock lost to Lewis Central Council Bluffs 1-0 in a 2A State semifinal round soccer game.

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  20. Third person dies after Nebraska car crashRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Dakota County Sheriff's Office says Jose Lara, of Council Bluffs, died from his injuries Thursday evening at a hospital. Deputies were called Thursday morning to a crash on U.S. Highway 20 near Jackson, Nebraska.

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