The Daily Iowan

Davenport man faces assault, imprisonment charges after Currier incidents

MATT STARNS

September 4, 2012

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A Davenport man faces numerous charges after allegedly taking photographs and videos of a woman prior to assaulting her in Currier Hall this past spring. According to a series of complaints from the University of Iowa police,...

Iowan with Parkinson’s stops in Iowa City on coast-to-coast bike trek

MADELINE SAVOIE

September 4, 2012

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ARich Mills left Iowa City in the dust Monday on his cross-country bike tour for Parkinson’s awareness. In 2009, Mills, 58, of Winterset, Iowa, began a lifelong journey when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease....

UI follows national trend with more women joining sororities

ANNA THEODOSIS

September 4, 2012

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The number of women going through formal sorority recruitment is on the rise nationally — and the University of Iowa is no different. This fall, 131 more women went through sorority recruitment than last year, bringing this...

Some concerned following spread of West Nile virus in Iowa

NICK HASSETT

September 4, 2012

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Johnson County citizens have so far been able to ward off any signs of West Nile Virus, but officials say citizens still need to be vigilant. Around the nation, reports of West Nile Virus have escalated, with Texas being particularly...

UI alumnus Searle doubles as a doctor and a dancer

BRIANNA JETT

September 4, 2012

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Art Searle spends his days and nights helping people with their steps. From dawn till dusk, he is a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor in Davenport. “I see people with physical disabilities,” he said. “I...

Experts: Hispanics to play increased role in upcoming election

TIERRA SIMPSON

September 4, 2012

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Latino voters are expected to have an increased turnout on Election Day, according to a recent report, but some officials say they are one of many groups that could have a decisive role in deciding the next president of the United...

Two men charged in robbery at Johnson and Burlington Streets

MATT STARNS

September 4, 2012

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Two men face charges in the wake of a Sept. 1 robbery near the intersection of Johnson and Burlington Streets. Zachary Washpun, 19, 1305 Second Ave., and Earl Mckee, 22, Richton Park, Ill., were charged after officers responded...

Davenport woman faces felony OWI charge

MATT STARNS

September 4, 2012

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A Davenport woman was charged Aug. 31 with third-offense OWI. According to a University of Iowa police complaint, Kimberli Blumer, 48, was charged after security at the UI Hospitals and Clinics saw her attempt to park her vehicle...

Cedar Rapids man charged with OWI, driving while barred

MATT STARNS

September 4, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man was charged Sept. 1 after an alleged drunk-driving incident. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, Steven Viers, 51, was charged after a deputy observed Viers driving erratically and...

Iowa City woman accused of ice pick attack

MATT STARNS

September 4, 2012

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An Iowa City woman was charged Sept. 1 after she allegedly stabbed a person with an ice pick. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Edweana Howard, 37, 2434 Aster Ave., was charged after officers responded to 2401 Highway...

Felony marijuana charge for Iowa City man

MATT STARNS

September 4, 2012

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An Iowa City man faces felony drug charges after he allegedly sold marijuana. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Alex Perry, 18, 2631 Lakeside Drive Apt. 12, was charged after officers approached Perry and a group of...

Man accused of first-degree murder waives trial within one year

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 4, 2012

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A man accused of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Broadway Apartments landlord has waived his right to a trial within one year, according to online court documents. Justin Marshall is accused of killing John...