Iowa early News Headlines: Sun., Sept. 23rd 2012


September 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police are investigating after a blind Kirkwood Community College student trying to help someone was robbed of his cellphone and a laptop loaded with special software to help him with his visual impairment. The Gazette of Cedar Rapids reports that Patrick Dunfee was robbed last Sunday.

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A Dubuque man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he stabbed another man during a fight. Twenty-nine-year-old Jesse Kramer made his initial court appearance Friday morning on the attempted murder charge, as well as a willful injury count. Kramer remains in the Dubuque County Jail on $500,000 cash bond.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Cedar Rapids couple face drug and child endangerment charges after a police officer said he caught a man preparing to snort crushed pain pills while in a car with two children. A 31-year-old woman who had a legal prescription for the pills said her boyfriend was cutting a pill for her to snort, but the boyfriend told police that they both planned to snort it.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Central Michigan’s David Harman drilled a 47-yard field goal with three seconds left, and the Chippewas scored nine points in the final 45 seconds to stun Iowa 32-31 on Saturday. Harman had the wind at his back for the winning kick in Iowa City, which handed the Hawkeyes one of their most improbable defeats in 14 years under coach Kirk Ferentz.