Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a Nebraska man was killed after he became trapped under a vehicle he was repairing. Council Bluffs police say the man was working on the suspension system of a volunteer fire department ambulance Friday morning at a truck repair shop. Officials say the system failed for unknown reasons and the man became trapped. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a woman found dead near an intersection in Cedar Rapids. Police say the woman was found early Friday. Her body is being sent to a medical examiner to determine the cause of death. Police say they don’t believe there’s any risk to the public.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Two brothers who own companies that distribute and certify halal food products have pleaded guilty to federal charges. Midamar Corporation president Jalel Aossey pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to commit fraud. He admitted that labels on meat products and documents exported to Malaysia and Indonesia were falsified. His brother, Yahya Aossey, pleaded guilty to selling misbranded meat products.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says a sorority has been temporarily suspended after an online video showed members performing a song that references binge drinking. University officials say the Delta Epsilon chapter of the Alpha Phi sorority received a notice Friday informing the group of the suspension. The chapter won’t be able to hold organized events until a judicial board reviews the case.