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Police & Fire
Stacy J. Levell, 40, and Melissa K. Levell, 38, have each been charged with first-degree theft, a class C felony.
Alfonso Reid Jr. has been charged with felony domestic abuse. He has three previous conviction in the past five years.
Nationally, the number of suicides has increased, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The victim told police he was stabbed near the railroad tracks in the 200 block of 1st Street at about 2:30 p.m. on Friday. CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of the person responsible.
The Rape Victim Advocacy Program had a display on Thursday on the University of Iowa Pentacrest lawn to draw attention for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Police & Fire, Awareness
A burial service has been planned for May for Elizabeth Collins. The family hopes the burial will be a step in the healing process.
And, a weird mystery still surrounds the resigning-unresigning-resigning again superintendent.
A 20-year-old man was injured at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Arthur Street around noon on Wednesday.
Police weapons vary across the state with some departments arming each officer with a semiautomatic rifle. Others have a handful of rifles in the field each watch, and yet other departments have no semiautomatic rifles at all.
Iowa police departments have different approaches to arming officers.
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