The Daily Iowan

Study abroad increases numbers

LILY ABROMEIT

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

Studying abroad, both to the United States and overseas, has increased nationally and locally — which some University of Iowa officials say is due to a more interconnected world. “The world is getting smaller,”...

Harkin emphasizes employment protections for LGBT workers

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, invigorated a crowd of supporters and Iowa City residents as he remarked on the difficult fight to pass employment protection for the LGBT community. While some feel the passage of the Employment Nondiscrimination...

UI promotes low-income student programs in D.C.

REBECCA MORIN

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A national push by first lady Michelle Obama encouraging low-income and first-generation students to complete a secondary education brought together several university presidents from across the nation last week. University of...

Witnesses testify about shooting

ABIGAIL MEIER

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A friend of a local resident who was killed in a 2012 shooting testified he saw Brandon Brown “pull out a gun and shoot” Donelle Lindsey in court on Nov. 15. Brown has pleaded not guilty to the charge of first-degree...

Burlington woman charged with robbery

DI STAFF

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A Burlington, Iowa, woman has been accused of stealing numerous items from a wallet. Lori Elmore, 47, was charged Nov. 15 with second-degree robbery. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Elmore was found near Washington...

Two subjects charged with meth possession

DI STAFF

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A North liberty man and Arizona woman have been accused of possessing methamphetamine. Donald Engstrom, 36, North Liberty, and Breeley Dorham, 38, Glendale, Ariz., were charged Nov. 17 with possession or distribution without...

Chicago man charged with driving while intoxicated

DI STAFF

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A Chicago man has been accused of driving while intoxicated. Tarrence Newman, 36, was charged Nov. 15 with third-offense OWI. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers were called to an address for a report on an...

Iowa City man charged after breaking glass in residence halls

DI STAFF

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

An Iowa City man has been accused of breaking a University of Iowa residence hall fire-extinguisher case. Owen Geiken, 18, was charged Nov. 8 with second-degree criminal mischief. According to the UI police complaint, Geiken...

Local man charged with possession

DI STAFF

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A man has been accused of possessing numerous prescription drugs not prescribed to him. Jason Hardy, 30, address unknown, was charged Oct. 23 two counts of subsequent-offense possession of a controlled substance and unlawful...

Local man charged with items to make meth

DI STAFF

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

A local man allegedly possessed various materials used to produce meth. Jorey Butterbaugh, 22, address unknown, was charged Nov. 16 with possession of lithium, possession of pseudoephedrine, and precursor-substance violation. According...

Former Daily Iowan Editor-In-Chief passes away

DANIEL SEIDL

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

Earl S. Browning’s illustrious life came to an end late last month, but his legacy will live on. Browning, a former Daily Iowan editor and an Army counterintelligence officer, passed away on Oct. 23 at the age of 96. ...

FasTrac program leaves Iowa City after six years of service

MEGAN DEPPE

November 17, 2013

Filed under News

After six years of helping minority and low-income students achieve their goals, the FasTrac program of Iowa City has closed down because of a lack of funding. FasTrac is an Iowa City program dedicated to working with students,...