Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines man faces charges in connection to a car crash last year that injured a young girl. Twenty-two-year-old Omar Jimenez was charged with operating while intoxicated, child endangerment, failure to maintain control and failure to have a valid driver’s license. Court records do not list an attorney. Jimenez was driving a car on Aug. 15, 2013, when it crashed into a pole. He and a 4-year-old girl in the car were injured and taken to a local hospital.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered a delay until Sept. 29 in the trial of a former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying data to make a developmental AIDS vaccine appear promising. Han pleaded not guilty in federal court to four counts of making false statements in research reports. His attorney, Joseph Herrold, says case research is time consuming and Han requires a Korean translator.
PAULINA, Iowa (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources says a manure spill at a northwest Iowa dairy has likely caused the death of thousands of fish. The DNR says the spill at Summit Dairy near Paulina apparently happened Friday during a rainstorm. The DNR responded and dug a trench that redirected the manure to a field. On Sunday, DNR staffers noted many dead fish, including suckers, minnows, darters, shiners, a few catfish and a few small largemouth bass.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal officials say an allegation that a border officer drew and pointed a gun at a Boy Scout from Iowa appears to be unsubstantiated. The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General says security footage and interviews helped officials investigate the claim. The Office of Inspector General says at least $19,000 was spent investigating the case.