DUBUQUE, IA (IRN) – Dubuque Police are investigating a home burglary that happened while a woman inside the home was tied up with string and duct tape. KWWL-TV reports the 53-year-old woman says one male entered he home alone, tied her up, and took cash. She was able to untie herself and call police. She wasn’t hurt, and didn’t require medical attention.
DES MOINES – The driver of a vehicle that crashed in Des Moines Saturday was killed. WHO-TV reports it was a single-vehicle crash involving a sedan that struck a utility pole. The car crossed lanes and hit a utility pole on the other side of the road. The driver of the vehicle, whose name has not been released, died at an area hospital after being transported.
DES MOINES – Drake University has concluded a recent fundraising effort. WOI-TV reports since the fundraising started back in 2010, more than 22,000 alumni and community members donated more than $216 million. That money will now go toward the school’s endowment, and to help make a Drake education more affordable, and also to enhance the learning experience.
WATERLOO, IA (IRN) – Firefighters had to rescue a four-legged family member after a Friday night fire in Waterloo, according to KCRG-TV. All of the home’s occupants and several pets were outside when first responders arrived, but one puppy was still unaccounted for. Firefighters found the missing puppy about 35 minutes after the fire was reported. The puppy was given oxygen and is expected to survive.