Sunday, January 9, 2022

RIVERSIDE, IA (IRN) – Two people are dead after a fire in a Riverside home early Saturday morning. It happened just before 1:00am. 9-1-1 callers alerted first responders to the fire and that there were two people inside.

DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – West Des Moines police are investigating racial slurs targeting black Iowa lawmakers. On Friday, the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, and Progress Iowa hosted a “People’s Condition of the State” event ahead of the 2022 Iowa legislative session. The meeting was hijacked via Zoom. Hijackers said racist slurs and projected racist slurs and images onto the screen.

DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – Iowa’s labor commissioner says the state will not enforce the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses with 100 employees or more. This decision comes as the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments regarding the mandate.

FORT MADISON, IA (IRN) – An inmate assaulted a correctional officer at the maximum security Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison Friday evening. The officer was taken to the hospital. The inmate wasn’t injured.