The Daily Iowan

Coming through the rain

MEGAN SANCHEZ

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

When Haley Lynch was 9 years old, she says now, she envisioned herself dying in a car crash and finding some relief from the pain she felt. Fifteen years and many doctors and hospitalizations later, Haley still deals with depres...

Palin backs "momma grizzly" Joni Ernst

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

WEST DES MOINES — In Sarah Palin’s eyes, pistol packing and Harley Davidson riding Joni Ernst is ready to represent Iowa in Washington D.C. “D.C. is a town that is of course known for ‘pork’ products,...

Is Sarah Palin serious about 2016?

CASSIDY RILEY

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

WEST DES MOINES —The last time Sarah Palin visited Iowa prior to a major election, many were anticipating a presidential campaign announcement. Three years later, political representatives and experts say they have no suspicion...

Medical cannabis bill progresses

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

A bill that would decriminalize the use of cannabis oil for epileptic patients was approved by a House subcommittee this past weekend and is being sent to the Public Safety Committee for debate. The Iowa Senate approved the...

Wiping the record clean

DANIEL SEIDL

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

A past mistake doesn’t always have to last a lifetime. Johnson County’s first Juvenile Records Sealing Day aimed to give people a second chance by sealing their juvenile records. “A lot of people don’t...

University receives grant

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

University of Iowa coffers are flush with more money. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, announced in an April 25 press release that the UI received a $1.4 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The grant serves...

Officials study domestic violence

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

Department of Corrections employees from all over the state met in the University of Iowa’s Iowa Memorial Union for a two-day training session based on developments in domestic-violence research. The program utilized experiential...

Area man and woman accused of having meth

DI STAFF

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

Authorities have accused an area man and woman of possessing methamphetamine. Michael Thompson, 37, was charged Jan. 10 with third or subsequent offense of possession of a controlled substance. Michele Covarrubias, 41, was charged...

Man steals from cab driver

DI STAFF

April 27, 2014

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a local man of robbery. Darnell Young, 22, was charged on April 6 with second-degree theft. According to a police complaint, Young placed a call to Yellow Cab of Iowa City to be picked up on Fifth Avenue...

Kuebel finding a groove

JACOB SHEYKO

April 27, 2014

Filed under Sports

Four hours before each start, Iowa pitcher Sasha Kuebel arrives at Banks Field. In his eyes, this might be one of the reasons that for each of his starts, the first inning can often be the most difficult one. Sometimes, as he...

Offense wins Spring Game

CODY GOODWIN

April 27, 2014

Filed under Sports

The first few opening series of the April 26 Spring Game appeared as though the contest might turn into a defensive romp. In the first five minutes of the final scrimmage of Iowa football’s spring season, the offense recorded...

Sterling’s comments the latest black eye for the NBA

ZACH TILLY

April 27, 2014

Filed under Sports

Clippers owner Donald Sterling singlehandedly derailed the NBA playoffs over the weekend, when TMZ dropped what is apparently an extended audio recording of Sterling imploring his girlfriend to refrain from publicly associating...