DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – A high-speed pursuit through metro Des Moines on Saturday ended with a driver facing multiple charges. A trooper clocked a vehicle on Interstate 235 at 94 mph in a 60 mph zone. The vehicle left the interstate, and at one point was clocked at 114 mph in a 35 mph zone. The driver was taken into custody and identified as 30-year-old Jesse Nicholas Joseph Lalli, of Des Moines. Lalli has been charged with driving while barred three times in the last month.
BEDFORD, IA (IRN) – A Bedford man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his mother. Cristian Andrew May, 32, allegedly killed 62-year-old Penny Sue Godfirnon with a knife.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (IRN) – A 20-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Cedar Rapids Saturday night. KCRG-TV reports Dondre’ Davon Lee, 20, was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with five counts of attempted murder among other charges. He shot at five people, injuring one. Earlier in the day his mother allegedly stabbed him in the head.
DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – A spike in new cases of COVID-19 was reported in Iowa on Sunday, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. As of 10:00am Sunday, 25,865 positive cases of the coronavirus have been identified in Iowa. That’s an increase of 441 cases over a 24-hour period. Four additional deaths were reported. 685 Iowans have died from COVID-19 in the last three months.
DUBUQUE, IA (IRN) – The Dubuque County Fair will continue this year, according to officials, despite many summer cancellations due to COVID-19 concerns. Details are being finalized.