Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor says a former Iowa jail guard was the only person with an opportunity to kill his pregnant wife. Scott Brown said yesterday during opening arguments in the trial of Seth Techel that only Techel was inside the trailer when Lisa Techel was shot in May 2012. He also noted that Seth Techel waited 18 minutes after his wife was shot to call for help.
BADGER, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol says a 90-year-old man died when his car ran off the road in thick fog and hit a semi-trailer in Webster County. The state patrol says Joseph Earl Colwell of rural Humboldt died in yesterday morning’s crash in the small town of Badger, about 8 miles northeast of Fort Dodge.
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of an Iowa resident and another person who died in a 19-vehicle pileup on Interstate 10 during an Arizona dust storm. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said 51-year-old David Bechtel of Milton, Iowa was killed around noon Tuesday in the multi-vehicle wreck north of Picacho Peak.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Frank Podraza of Nebraska expressed gratitude while visiting the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Podraza, a Korean War veteran, called the structure down to earth and a proper reflection of the nature of the war. Korean War veterans from Iowa arrived in Washington, D.C. yesterday on another Honor Flight.