Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
CORALVILLE – One person is dead and the suspect is in custody following a shooting Friday evening at the Coral Ridge Mall, in Coralville. Officials with the Iowa Department of Public Safety say the victim is female. Her name was being withheld pending notification of family. The suspect was stopped and arrested on Interstate 80 near Highway 61 by Iowa State Patrol along with Scott County Sheriff’s deputies.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No new bird flu cases have been reported in nearly a week on commercial farms in Minnesota and Iowa. That has farmers, scientists and government officials hopeful the worst outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. is winding down, though they know it doesn’t mean the outbreak is over. The first turkey barn that was infected in Minnesota is restocking, and Iowa officials say they hope to begin to do the same in several weeks.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is adding another Iowa event to his presidential announcement tour next week. The former Florida governor will appear at a backyard event in Washington, Iowa on Wednesday morning.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is facing new pressures in Iowa, a state that already views him as too moderate for socially conservative caucus voters. Many of Christie’s competitors for the Republican presidential nomination were in the state last weekend, for Senator Joni Ernst’s “roast and ride” to Boone. Christie, however, was not among them. He returned to Iowa for the first time in three months this week.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man and two of his children died in a crash on Interstate 10 while visiting Florida from Cedar Falls, Iowa. Officials say 39-year-old Benjamin Bartlett, 10-year-old Charles and 9-year-old Bailey died. Bartlett’s wife, 39-year-old Erin Bartlett, suffered minor injuries, and 7-year-old daughter Kaia was taken to the hospital in serious condition.