Iowa early News Headlines – Fri., Nov. 9th 2012


November 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 3-year-old girl has died nearly three months after she pulled a large television down upon herself. Family friend Lena McElvogue told The Des Moines Register that Aleena Coe died yesterday at a hospice in Johnston. She was injured August 9th in her Des Moines home.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo man’s second set of guilty pleas has been accepted and his sentencing has been scheduled. A judge rejected the first guilty pleas from 31-year-old Bobby Wolf of Waterloo, on October 30th. Wolf had made a plea deal with Linn County prosecutors on charges stemming from his ramming of three police cruisers during an August 25th chase in Hiawatha.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines therapist has been accused of having a romantic relationship with a client. Forty-five-year-old Darla Krom is charged with sexual exploitation by a therapist. Police say a 39-year-old woman began seeing Krom as part of couple’s therapy and continued as a client when the couple’s relationship ended.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 30-year-old Nebraska man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to traveling across state lines to engage in sex with a minor. U.S. District Court Judge John Jarvey on Thursday sentenced Robert Andrew Larson of Cozad, Nebraska to 87 months in prison. Police say Larson had engaged in sexually explicit Internet chats with someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl who was actually a law enforcement officer.