Iowa early News Headlines: Wed., Jan. 2nd 2013


January 2nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A baby boy who was scheduled to be born last year arrived late and was born early this year in Iowa. Jaycob Weber Junior was delivered at 12:45 a.m. yesterday at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. His mother, 22-year-old Raven Vicchio, says that doctors had scheduled a delivery on Monday in part because she had developed gestational diabetes and partly because Jaycob’s father was leaving tomorrow for military duty.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s oldest veteran has died at age 106 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A spokesman for the home says Floyd Teske died Monday morning. Mike Hines, staff assistant to the home’s commandant says Teske had lived there since 2007. A photo of Teske hangs in the Iowa Gold Star Memorial Museum at Camp Dodge in Johnston.

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — A trial date has been scheduled for two men charged with involuntary manslaughter and boating while intoxicated in the fatal collision of two boats on the Mississippi River near Burlington last spring. Twenty-two-year-old Douglas Metcalf and 21-year-old Joseph Schier Junior are scheduled to begin trial on May 13th, but it is unclear whether they will be tried together. Metcalf and Schier, both from Burlington, have pleaded not guilty.

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Will Clyburn scored 14 of his team-high 17 points in the second half as Iowa State survived Yale’s upset bid and beat the Bulldogs 80-70 yesterday. Clyburn’s three-point play fueled a 17-5 second-half run for the Cyclones.