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Waterloo City Council to consider vehicle towing ordinance
Cedar Rapids | iowa |
WATERLOO | A new ordinance would allow law enforcement to impound cars used in certain crimes.[...]
Sep 14, 2014 05:00am | 4 views | source: Yahoo

MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at September singers Patsy Cline, Buddy ... - The Albany Herald
redding | iowa |
MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at September singers Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly and Otis Redding | POLL ... The plane crashed near Clear Lake, Iowa, on Feb. 3, 1959, ending ... Despite a serious car accident in 1961, Cline's career remained solid. Much of [...]
Sep 14, 2014 01:37am | 3 views | source: Google / The Albany Herald

Car catches fire on I-235 - KCCI Des Moines
iowa | I-235 |
KCCI Des MoinesA Chevrolet Camaro was seen on fire in the westbound lanes of I-235, near the Second Avenue and Third Street overpasses. Cpt. Steve Brown of the Des Moines Fire Department said the driver lost control of the car and crashed into the me[...]
Sep 14, 2014 00:50am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Cedar Rapids couple sues Progressive insurance company for damages, fraud
iowa | I-380 |
CEDAR RAPIDS - A Cedar Rapids couple, originally from Congo, is suing an insurance company because they claim they didn't understand they were signing away their rights to receive full compensation for a car wreck in 2012. Gloriose Barenga and Dumbo [...]
Sep 14, 2014 00:31am | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Jeffrey A. Leaman - Mason City Globe Gazette
des moines | iowa |
From childhood, Jeffrey experienced the highs and lows of bipolar depression, exacerbated from early adulthood by brain trauma resulting from being struck by a car in Iowa City, an accident that nearly ended his life. Eventually finding it difficult [...]
Sep 13, 2014 12:31pm | 15 views | source: Google / Mason City Globe Gazette

I-80 crash stalled eastbound traffic
iowa | I-35 |
Another crash is backing up traffic Friday morning.[...]
Sep 13, 2014 01:31am | 33 views | source: Yahoo

I-80 crash stalled eastbound traffic - KCCI Des Moines
iowa | I-80 |
KCCI Des MoinesThe Iowa DOT reported Friday morning that traffic was backing up on Interstate 80 near Newton. Other Stories. Teen pronounced dead at scene of... Northern Lights over Iowa tonight? Uber is now in Des Moines, tell us... New Ford recall [...]
Sep 12, 2014 12:27pm | 20 views | source: Yahoo

One Year After Student Injured, Middle School Gets Safety Upgrade in Waukee
iowa |
WAUKEE, Iowa - As students in the Waukee Community School District returned for a new year of classes Wednesday, some also came back to campus with new traffic laws and safety features. Last August, Kate Dressel, a student at South Middle School, was[...]
Sep 12, 2014 12:20pm | 9 views | source: Yahoo

US-75 open to traffic
US 75 |
Nebraska City on US-75 over two newly surfaced concrete lanes, new concrete shoulders, improved drainage, four newly repaired bridges, and new guardrail. Cedar Valley Paving of Waterloo, Iowa, performed the work for the $11.1 million highway?...[...]
Sep 12, 2014 10:00am | 4 views | source: Google / Nebraska City News Press

Motorcyclist Walks Away After Flipping Bike
iowa |
DES MOINES, Iowa - Police say a motorcyclist was traveling too fast when he crashed Wednesday night. The accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. near MLK and Cottage Grove. Des Moines police say the motorcyclist was speeding when he tried to change lane[...]
Sep 10, 2014 11:55pm | 12 views | source: Yahoo

US Highway 59 to close for repairs
US 59 |
A Portland cement overlay project on U.S. Highway 59 from the Ida County line north to Iowa Highway 3 in Cherokee that will require closing a portion of U.S. 59 to traffic began Tuesday, Sept. 9, and is expected to last until Oct. 1, weather permitti[...]
Sep 10, 2014 10:00am | 10 views | source: Google / Chronicle Times

Ott's moped accident puts scare into his teammates - DesMoinesRegister
benton | pennsylvania |
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz met with the media on Tuesday and said that Ott, a 6-foot-4, 270-pound junior from Trumbull, Neb., and the reigning Big Ten defensive player of the week, was fortunate to have made it through the accident with just a couple ..[...]
Sep 09, 2014 10:46pm | 10 views | source: Google / DesMoinesRegister.com

I-35 reopens after oversized load hit bridge overpass - KCCI Des Moines
iowa | I-35 |
KCCI Des MoinesLuckily, there were a lot of maintenance personnel right in the general area so as accidents go-there was a lot of staff available right here,&' said Thorup. Traffic is expected to be shifted to the new bridge in the next couple of wee[...]
Sep 09, 2014 6:19pm | 38 views | source: Yahoo

Trooper describes Cliffland crash injuring Ottumwa students - Ottumwacourier
ottumwa | iowa |
The explanation comes in the form of a line drawing on a &'full accident report&' provided by the Iowa State Patrol. The 16-year-old driver of the Acura lost control of the vehicle. The car slid sideways on the gravel road and continued toward the pi[...]
Sep 09, 2014 5:38pm | 7 views | source: Google / Ottumwacourier

I-35 to remain closed during PM commute, State Patrol says - KCCI Des Moines
iowa | I-35 |
KCCI Des MoinesThe Iowa DOT said the crash in impacting traffic between exit 56: Highway 92 and exit 65: County Roads G4R and G14 near Cumming. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Scott Bright said a truck carrying an oversize load hit the overpass. The[...]
Sep 09, 2014 3:49pm | 50 views | source: Yahoo

Two-car crash near Stewartville
iowa |
STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two-car crash west of the Rochester International Airport.The accident happened about 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 15 and 80th Street Southwest.Two c[...]
Sep 08, 2014 11:53am | 16 views | source: Yahoo

Accident report released
-95 |
AINSWORTH-The Iowa State Patrol has released a preliminary accident report from a fatal car accident that happened on Highway 218. The accident report said a semi attempted to make a U-turn in the cross-over Thursday morning when a silver 2004 Ford t[...]
Sep 08, 2014 06:11am | 88 views | source: Yahoo

Former patient says 'thank you' at Air Care open house - KCRG
iowa city | iowa |
IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa Hospitals Air Care unit is celebrating 35 years in operation. The group help an open ... The two soon realized Dillard was one of the first responders on the scene of Buckingham's accident. '?I just want to say than[...]
Sep 08, 2014 03:22am | 39 views | source: Google / KCRG

2 killed in Iowa crash after custody dispute
iowa |
Authorities say a 5-year-old and a 19-year-old were killed when an Iowa man's car collided with a semi shortly after the man took his two children in a custody dispute.[...]
Sep 07, 2014 09:27am | 78 views | source: Yahoo

2 dead in collision, including 5-year-old
iowa |
Two people are dead after a semitrailer and a car collided Friday evening in Wright County.[...]
Sep 06, 2014 7:01pm | 31 views | source: Yahoo

Teen, 5-year-old dead in Wright County car-truck crash - DesMoinesRegister
texas | 2 |
DesMoinesRegister.comA teenager and a 5-year-old Britt child were killed Friday night in a crash on a gravel road in northern Iowa, the Iowa State Patrol said. A Chevy Coupe carrying four people struck a Mack Truck at an intersection just after 6 p.m[...]
Sep 06, 2014 4:27pm | 12 views | source: Yahoo

Jury still out on Tony Stewart's role in dirt-track death
iowa |
The horrific series of events caught on video Saturday in upstate New York ? when 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr. was hit and killed by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart ? have led to a debate on whether it was a tragic accident or an act of [...]
Sep 06, 2014 09:56am | 12 views | source: Yahoo

Johnson County car-semi crash kills one - KCRG
-248 |
KCRGThe crash happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday when a car driving northbound near milemarker 96.5 on Highway 218 near Coralville drove through the median and into the southbound lanes. The car hit a southbound semi-trailer truck head on. It then burst[...]
Sep 05, 2014 4:26pm | 303 views | source: Yahoo

Three killed in Dedham crash
iowa |
Police say the three people killed in a Dedham car accident are from Maine and Des Moines, Iowa. Police identified the three victims are 85-year-old Richard Olson of Ellsworth, 32-year-old Phillip Carter of Bangor and 25-year-old Roxanne Papken of Ba[...]
Sep 05, 2014 1:50pm | 56 views | source: Yahoo

Accident report released
iowa |
AINSWORTH-The Iowa State Patrol has released a preliminary accident report from a fatal car accident that happened on Highway 218. The accident report said a semi attempted to make a U-turn in the cross-over Thursday morning when a silver 2004 Ford t[...]
Sep 05, 2014 11:28am | 3 views | source: Yahoo

I-380 speed cameras don't comply with rules, DOT says
iowa | I-380 |
The state transportation department is questioning the location of automated traffic enforcement cameras along Interstate 380, saying at least two do not comply with a new rule governing how close the cameras can be to signs indicating a speed limit [...]
Sep 05, 2014 07:30am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

UPDATE: Traffic clears up near Coralville
iowa | I-380 |
A crash forced the DOT to shut down southbound 218 / I-380.[...]
Sep 05, 2014 06:08am | 36 views | source: Yahoo

Patrol: Woman killed in head-on crash
iowa | US 69 |
The patrol said a car crossed the centerline and hit a pickup truck.[...]
Sep 05, 2014 05:46am | 119 views | source: Yahoo

One person killed in early morning accident
washington |
AINSWORTH - A fatal car accident occurred early Thursday morning. According to the Washington County Communications Center call log, a caller reported a semi versus a vehicle crash on Highway 218 just north of Ainsworth in the northbound lane. Two in[...]
Sep 04, 2014 12:44pm | 142 views | source: Yahoo

Police log - Sept. 3, 2014
washington |
The following information is obtained from the daily Communications Center call log at the Washington County Public Safety Center. Arrests Michael Robert Vesely, 24, of Iowa City, was arrested Tuesday morning in the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue in Io[...]
Sep 04, 2014 09:28am | 25 views | source: Yahoo

Higher accident risk for teen drivers with young passengers
iowa |
For teen drivers the '?likelihood of a car crash goes up for each young passenger in the car.[...]
Sep 04, 2014 01:39am | 16 views | source: Yahoo

Cliffland crash kids doing better - Ottumwacourier
iowa city | iowa |
... in a car accident at Cliffland and Old Agency roads. Two of the young men were evacuated by air: Austin Brown was airlifted to Mercy Medical in Des Moines, while student JaJuan Bridges was flown to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa[...]
Sep 03, 2014 10:35pm | 26 views | source: Google / Ottumwacourier

iowa |
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13 ' 2:55 a.m.: A Des Moines man escaped injury after his vehicle crossed the median and oncoming lanes of traffic near milepost 217 of eastbound Interstate 80, 7 miles south of Marengo. Kelsey Ross was driving westbound when he lost [...]
Sep 03, 2014 06:56am | 114 views | source: Yahoo

Class action suit filed over traffic cameras - KCRG
iowa | I-380 |
KCRGCEDAR RAPIDS - A class-action lawsuit filed on Tuesday is challenging automated traffic cameras that Cedar Rapids officials say save lives and reduce crashes. The cameras came under fire after the Iowa Department of Transportation said two Inters[...]
Sep 03, 2014 00:58am | 14 views | source: Yahoo

Older Iowa Reports by Our Users

Brooklyn | Iowa | I-80 W
Traffic heavy and slow[...]
Aug 20, 2014 2:58pm | By anonymous | 62 views |

Stand still
Des Moines | Iowa | I 29 East Bound
The traffic is not moving at all Don't know what is stopping us. People are driving on the shoulder and going around everyone [...]
Aug 13, 2014 10:06am | By anonymous | 31 views |

Car re-ended pickup
West Des Moines | Iowa | Westown Pkwy
Chevy cavalier re-ended pickup in right east bound lane just prior to the BP[...]
Jul 24, 2014 5:02pm | By TrafficMonkey | 26 views |

Mile Marker 256
Bettendorf | Iowa | I 80
Traffic stopped on I80 Mile Marker 256 in Iowa[...]
Jun 30, 2014 10:22pm | By AC | 149 views |

Car stalled in right lane
Kellogg | Iowa | I-80 E
Stand still for 10 min[...]
Jun 28, 2014 12:50pm | By anonymous | 44 views |

heavy traffic
Grimes | Iowa | Se 11th St
South bond 141 traffic backed up over Grimes exit bridge.[...]
May 21, 2014 07:49am | By dalton | 24 views |

Davenport | Iowa | Credit Island Rd
Accident at the bottom of Rockingham Rd exit... fire trucks, police cars, ambulances and even a helicopter coming in[...]
May 14, 2014 10:03am | By BPogar | 91 views |

Stop at hwy 92 Iowa
Prole | Iowa | I-35 S
Traffic at stand still road closed[...]
May 04, 2014 09:56am | By Tklair | 125 views |

standstill for an hour
Anita | Iowa | I-80 E
Traffic stopped on I80S for an hour[...]
Apr 12, 2014 12:08pm | By Frank | 422 views |

Motorcyclist Accident
Bettendorf | Iowa | I-74
Accident on I-74 Illinois bound involving a motorcyclist and a car. Unknown condition of the motorcyclist as I passed by, but he was not moving and medics were working on him. [...]
Apr 09, 2014 5:41pm | By bunnie | 64 views |

traffic 235
West Des Moines | Iowa | I-235 E
East bound traffic left lane moving at 10 mph at 22nd street exit. Appears one lane traffic ahead.[...]
Mar 30, 2014 1:10pm | By mlmill | 51 views |

semi and car crash
Janesville | Iowa | Southbound Highway 218
a girl named rebekah got in a car accident with a semi at 6:00 am. the roads are opened now but rebekah had gone to iowa city hospital. i have no idea what happened to the semi driver.[...]
Feb 18, 2014 12:41pm | By puppygirl | 186 views |

Standstill on I35
Ames | Iowa | I-35
Traffic is at a standstill southbound I35 south of Ames. [...]
Dec 23, 2013 11:23am | By anonymous | 244 views |

Ainsworth | Iowa | Us-218 S
Passing through easy. No traffic, no weather problems[...]
Dec 21, 2013 2:44pm | By anonymous | 30 views |

Standstill for several miles
Des Moines | Iowa | I 80 W
Semi trailer jack knife and multiple car accident near exit 135 - 2nd ave / ankeny exit [...]
Dec 08, 2013 11:46am | By anonymous | 93 views |

standstill for five minutes
Adel | Iowa | I-80 W
Traffic barely moving at all! Must be an accident ahead. Both lanes are currently not moving.[...]
Nov 11, 2013 3:55pm | By jordan | 143 views |

I80 backup
Marengo | Iowa | I-80 W
Mile marker 215 west bound traffic is standstill both lanes[...]
Nov 02, 2013 4:23pm | By anonymous | 154 views |

Des Moines | Iowa | I-80 E
Traffic at a stand still east bound due to accident [...]
Nov 01, 2013 8:56pm | By anonymous | 385 views |

Slow following accident
Batavia | Iowa | Us-34 E
Fire department, sheriff, and ambulance. Blue car totaled. Whole hood of car is wrecked[...]
Oct 23, 2013 2:58pm | By Kevin | 139 views |

Heavy traffic for few miles after reststiop
Mitchellville | Iowa | I-80 W
Accident about a mile after rest stop, really heavy traffic [...]
Oct 13, 2013 3:24pm | By anonymous | 211 views |

Standstill for 3 miles.
Council Bluffs | Iowa | Hwy 6 And I 80 East
Accident on Hwy 6 heading east an accident. just east of the I 80 west on ramp accident causing a long delay. Standstill. Many people are en route to a concert at west fair and traffic is backed up for miles.[...]
Sep 13, 2013 8:54pm | By anonymous | 138 views |

Illinois bound accident
Bettendorf | Iowa | I-74 E
Besides the one lane traffic across the bridge for construction there was a nine car pile up. [...]
Sep 11, 2013 9:59pm | By Juergensb | 62 views |

car overheated
Cedar Rapids | Iowa | Hwy 380
exit 4 accident, road construction and now a car overheated on the side.[...]
Sep 10, 2013 10:06am | By me | 63 views |

exit 4 accident
Cedar Rapids | Iowa | Hwy 380
Line of cars not even moving due to the accident by exit 4 and road construction.[...]
Sep 10, 2013 10:05am | By me | 91 views |

Algona | Iowa | E State St
Bad car crash by burt on 169[...]
Aug 30, 2013 1:26pm | By jer | 300 views |

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