Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press…
LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — A criminal complaint says a 17-year-old accused of killing a 5-year-old in western Iowa led family members to the body. The complaint released Tuesday says the teen led family members to the body at the bottom of a rural Harrison County ravine. The boys had lived at the same foster home for nearly three weeks.
NORTHWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Trial begins Oct. 30 for a 39-year-old Northwood man accused of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a 30-year-old woman. Tyrone Washington filed a written plea of not guilty Tuesday in the Aug. 5 death of Justina Marie Smith. Smith was found severe injuries at a Northwood park, and authorities say she identified Washington as her alleged attacker before she died.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A woman trying to get onto the field before the University of Iowa’s opening season football game had a blood alcohol content more than four times the legal limit to drive. The university’s Department of Public Safety says 22-year-old Samantha Lynne Goudie, of Iowa City, was unsteady on her feet and a preliminary breath test showed her blood-alcohol level was .341.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo police officer has been treated at a hospital following a pit bull attack. Police say officers responded to a report Tuesday morning in Waterloo of a loose pit bull dragging a chain. One of the officers was then bitten by the dog on the left forearm before another officer used a Taser on the animal.