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    NEWS

    Woman Accused Of Shooting Man Through A Door, Then Waiting 12 Minutes To Call 911

    A woman shot a man who returned home after an argument and started pounding on a door, Iowa police said. The victim and another woman waited 12 minutes to call 911.
    By Alex Lang
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    NEWS

    Woman Found Dead In Iowa Home, Violent Ex-Boyfriend Accused Of Murder, Police Said

    A woman was found dead in an Iowa home and her ex-boyfriend was arrested on a murder charge, police said. The woman died in a violent attack, investigators said.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Iowa Man Accused Of Shooting Brother To Death, But Cops Haven't Said Why

    A man in Iowa faces a murder charge for shooting his own brother to death, authorities said. Police have not said what led to the fatal shooting.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Survivalist Fugitive Accused Of Child Porn Crimes Captured Six Years After He Faked His Death, Authorities Say

    An Iowa survivalist set to go on trial on child pornography charges who faked his own death six years ago was recently captured in Washington, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Woman Beaten To Death With Wooden Board, Left In Bathroom With Blood Splatter On Walls: Report

    A suspect in Iowa beat a woman to death using a wooden board, police said. The victim was found in a bathroom with blood splatter, investigators said.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Iowa man allegedly admits to shooting to death his 74-year-old father, officials says

    An Iowa suspect allegedly admitted to fatally shooting his father one day after the elderly man was reported missing, authorities said. He now faces a murder charge.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    High school teacher accused of having sexual relationship with 15-year-old student of hers: cops

    A teacher in Iowa is accused of sex abuse on a 15-year-old boy, police said. The suspect taught at a high school and the victim was a student.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man dies after being stabbed in Iowa apartment, roommate arrested for murder, police said

    An Iowa man was found with stab wound to his upper torso, authorities said. He died from his injuries and police have now charged his roommate with murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Iowa man accused of sneaking into hospital neonatal intensive care unit, bottle-feeding stranger’s baby: Cops

    A man allegedly entered the neonatal intensive care unit at an Iowa hospital and bottle-fed a baby that didn’t belong to him, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    MISSING

    An Iowa Boy Scout went missing from camp in 1973. Nearly 50 years later, police still don't know where he went.

    In 1973, Guy Heckle went missing from a Boy Scout camp in Iowa. His blue jacket was found, but he was not. Where he went remains a mystery 50 years later.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Homeless man arrested in connection to deadly attack of man on street: report

    A homeless man in Iowa got into a deadly fight with another homeless man over camp. Now, police say the suspect has been charged with murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    'You are evil': Woman was upset her boyfriend spent the night at another house. So she burned it down, killing two.

    A woman in Iowa was upset her boyfriend was staying at another house. So she lit it on fire, killing two people, including a child, prosecutors said.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Killer beat, hanged and left his victim dead along an Iowa ditch. It was over a love triangle.

    A man in Iowa was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Black man. The victim was beaten and hanged before being left in a ditch and lit on fire.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Iowa diner owner used restaurant, rental properties to groom girls for sex trafficking

    A diner owner in Iowa was sentenced to prison for sex trafficking. Federal prosecutors said he used his restaurant and rental properties to groom girls.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman's body found in Iowa house fire, man living with her accused of murder

    A woman's body was found in a house fire in Iowa in September. Now, police say the man that was living with the victim has been charged with murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Iowa teacher arrested after allegedly leaving notes threatening gun violence around school

    An Iowa teacher allegedly left notes threatening gun violence around the high school where she taught. She has been charged with threats of terrorism.
    By Mack Bush
  • man found with stab wound teen boy arrested for attempted murder
    NEWS

    Iowa man found with stab wound. Teenage boy charged with attempted murder: report

    An Iowa man was found with a stab wound to his abdomen. Now, police say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    He was supposed to be buying cigarettes for his mom, instead he killed a stranger. It will cost him his freedom.

    A man was sentenced to prison for killing a stranger in Iowa. The suspect was supposed to be buying cigarettes for his mom but got into an argument.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Missing woman's body has not been found, but police say man charged with her murder

    A missing Wisconsin woman's body has not been found, but police are saying an Iowa man has been arrested and charged in connection to her murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Pair of 16-year-old Iowa high school students arrested for murder after Spanish teacher found dead in park

    An Iowa teacher who went missing was found dead in a park and two teenagers are under arrest for her murder.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    COLD CASES

    Iowa teen's mom told police she knew who killed her daughter. Fifty years later, police confirmed she was correct.

    A teen was beaten and murdered in Iowa 50 years ago. Police say they have solved the cold case and it was the man the mother suspected decades ago.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    A dispute over a video game charge — for $16 — turned deadly in Iowa. Now, the suspect heads to prison.

    A dispute over a video game charge led to a deadly fight in Iowa. The attacker will now head to prison for life for the murder of his roommate.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    6-month-old baby dies in Iowa, man accused of murder and child endangerment

    A man in Iowa Falls, Iowa, has been charged with murder in the death of a 6-month-old baby. Autopsy results show the cause of the baby's death was homicide.
    By Mack Bush
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    MISSING

    Mom went out to play with her band in Iowa 40 years ago. She hasn't been seen since.

    A woman in Iowa went missing after a night out with her band. Police have not made an arrest in the case, and 40 years later, nobody knows what happened to Denise Fraley.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Man accused of gunning down California couple during parking spot dispute arrested in Iowa

    A man accused of killing a couple over a parking spot in California was arrested in Iowa, police said. The suspect was charged with murder, police said.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    He killed two prison employees during a failed prison escape. He will now spend life behind bars.

    A man in an Iowa prison killed two employees as he tried to escape. He will now spend life in prison for the murders. A co-defendant is set for trial in a month.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Caretaker accused of murder after toddler dies from blunt force trauma, Iowa police said

    Police in Iowa charged a man with first-degree murder in connection to a toddler's death. The suspect was arrested a year after the child died.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    She tried to kill two children with her Jeep because of their race. Here’s how long she will remain behind bars.

    A white Iowa woman was sentenced to federal prison for a hate crime where she ran over children because of their race. The victims survived the attack.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Dozens of sex workers, including 2 children, rescued in multi-state human trafficking bust

    A Missouri-led human trafficking operation rescued 47 victims, including two children, officials said. More than 100 people were arrested across multiple states.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Drunk woman allegedly pushed her stroller in to police to see their reaction — they responded with cuffs

    A woman at the Iowa State Fair was arrested after she pushed a stroller in the back of police officers' legs, according to a report. Police also said she was drunk.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Iowa man accused of fatally shooting his older brother, dumping body on rural road

    After a two-month investigation, a man in Iowa is under arrest for allegedly murdering his brother, according to authorities. The suspect is being held in jail.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    COLD CASES

    How 40-year-old blood and pizza garbage helped Iowa police close a cold-case murder

    A man was convicted of the cold-case murder of an Iowa woman 40 years ago. DNA from a gear shift and the victim's dress helped police decades later.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Judge rejects idea of sex-trafficking ring, paves way for sentencing of Mollie Tibbetts killer

    An Iowa judge rejected a request for a new trial for Mollie Tibbett's killer. The defense made claims that she was killed in a sex-trafficking ring.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Who killed Mollie Tibbetts? Defense makes case her murder was part of a sex trafficking ring

    The defense for the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts made its case why he should get a new trial. They say a sex trafficking ring in Iowa is responsible.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Iowa woman waited untill the woman having an affair with her husband was alone in a truck. Then she struck.

    An Iowa will spend life in prison for the murder of a woman who was having an affair with her husband. The husband and the suspect recently broke up.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    MISSING

    Could a jailhouse snitch back up Mollie Tibbett's killer's claims of being a pawn to murder?

    The sentencing for the man convicted of killing Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa has been delayed after the defense noted two new witnesses who back up the killer's claims.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Iowa man kills parents and sister after being told to find a job, tries to blame crime on masked intruder: report

    An Iowa man has been charged for allegedly killing his parents and younger sister in their family home. He told police that a intruder was responsible for the crime.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Convicted sex offender accused of kidnapping, killing 10-year-old girl in Iowa

    Law enforcement officials announced they have charged Henry Dinkins, 48, with first-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping for the death of Breasia Terrell.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    MURDER & MAYHEM

    Traffic stop leads to police standoff, Iowa state trooper killed, suspect arrested

    A traffic stop in Iowa led to a police standoff and an Iowa state trooper being shot and killed. Police say suspect arrested.
    By Todd Betzold
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