Iowa early News Headlines: Wed., May 23rd 2012


May 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Police charged an eastern Iowa man with drunken driving after stopping him outside a Dubuque bar, where he was in a truck beside a small zebra and parrot. Officers arrested 56-year-old Jerald Reiter on Sunday night in the parking lot of the Dog House bar. Officers gave him a field sobriety test and charged him with drunken driving.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities investigating the deaths of a Nebraska woman and her 10-year-old son say they are not looking for an “outside” killer or at-large suspect. Council Bluffs police continue to investigate the deaths of 41-year-old Charlotte Schilling and her son, Owen Schilling.

HONOLULU (AP) — Two Republican U.S. senators are raising concerns about the cost of holding a conference for federal judges on Maui. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa question the need to hold the August conference at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, with activities offered including snorkeling and yoga.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Starting linebacker Shawn Jackson has been suspended for the first three games of Tulsa’s season. Coach Bill Blankenship announced yesterday that Jackson would not play against Iowa State, Tulane or Nicholls State because of a violation of team policy.