(Des Moines, IA) -- The Iowa Legislature has voted to set up a system to fund the automated system that lets law enforcement and victims track the evidence kits used to prosecute rapists.
Other stories from across the region
(La Russell, MO) -- Voter turnout for some non-presidential elections can be embarrassingly small, but this takes the cake. Not one of the 70 people living in La Russell cast a ballot in Tuesday’s election.
(Des Moines, IA) -- Four wardens within Iowa's prison system have been reassigned, including the warden who was in charge at the Anamosa State Penitentiary when two staff members were murdered by two inmates last month.
(Kansas City, MO) -- A Columbia man who admits trying to purchase a chemical weapon capable of killing hundreds is heading to federal prison, after being sentenced Tuesday.
(Springfield, MO) -- Jobs for America’s Graduates-Missouri has received several recent donations totaling around 100-thousand dollars – one of the best fundraising periods in the organization’s recent history.
(St. Louis, MO) -- Less than 24 hours after Felicia Moore’s daughter died after a long battle with epilepsy, her 29-year-old son was shot while he was buying food at a local market. Authorities say Sean Moore was shot multiple times in the back Saturday night outside the market in Dellwood. …
(Birmingham, AL) -- Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is among 13 attorneys general suing the Biden administration over rules on how federal stimulus funding is spent by the states.