DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – Two Des Moines residents were killed and one was injured in a crash yesterday on the city’s south side. KCCI-TV reports the driver of one vehicle is facing two counts of vehicular homicide by reckless driving.
CHARITON, IA (IRN) – A woman has died after she was hit by a vehicle while carrying a child across the street in Chariton yesterday. WHO-TV reports 62-year-old Bette Lawson and a child were crossing the street when the crash happened. Lawson was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries. The child is hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
CEDAR COUNTY, IA (IRN) – Cedar County Sheriff’s Deputies took the rare step of accusing their County Attorney, Jeffrey Renander, of being too soft on sex crimes. KCRG-TV reports all 13 deputies signed the letter.
WEBSTER CITY, IA (IRN) – A former Webster City Chamber of Commerce administrative assistant has been accused of stealing more than $149,000 from the organization. The Iowa Department of Public Safety reports 40-year-old Leah Mulholland is charged with ongoing criminal conduct, theft, forgery and unauthorized use of a credit card. A state audit last year discovered improper payments for hotels, restaurants, and a hair salon.