Iowa early News Headlines: Sunday, Feb. 10th 2013


February 10th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a western Iowa man has died after falling through ice on a private pond. Atlantic radio station KJAN-AM reports that the man from Guthrie County fell through the ice of a gravel pit in northern Adair County on Friday night. His body was recovered Saturday morning. Sansgaard says the man was from Menlo and in his 60s. Officials have not yet released his name.

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One person has died and four more are suffering from injuries following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in West Des Moines. The crash happened around 4:50 p.m. Friday when a car and van collided in the southbound lanes of the interstate. Authorities have not released the names of those involved in the wreck.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa City man accused of crashing his vehicle into a store in a Coralville mall and firing a handgun inside has pleaded not guilty to charges in the case. Twenty-three-year-old Joseph Moreno pleaded not guilty earlier this week to drunken driving, burglary, reckless use of a firearm and three other charges. Moreno was arrested December 29th after police say he crashed through the front door of Scheels around 2:30 a.m.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is seeking $6 million from the Legislature as part of changes in how the state helps domestic abuse victims. Miller asked a judiciary subcommittee last week for the money as his agency seeks to reduce its emphasis on shelters seen as underused and expensive.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Devyn Marble broke a lengthy slump with 21 points and Iowa beat Northwestern 71-57 yesterday to snap a two-game losing streak. Josh Oglesby added 10 for the Hawkeyes in Iowa City. Marble, Iowa’s second-leading scorer, put together his best scoring night in nearly two months.