Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A freeze could stop the growing season in the upper Midwest as far south as Nebraska and Iowa, leaving farmers in a difficult situation because much of the region’s corn and soybean fields are not quite ready for harvest. The area of most concern includes the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin, where just 40 percent to 50 percent of the corn crop is mature.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out for a memorial service to remember an Iowa State University student from China whose body was found on September 27th in the trunk of her car. The Des Moines Register reports that 250 people gathered in a circle on the Iowa State campus Friday night to remember 20-year-old Tong Shao. The memorial service was held by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say a man suspected of shooting a Sioux City officer is in an Omaha, Nebraska hospital after turning a gun on himself. The Sioux City Journal reports that the incident began late Friday afternoon when police officers were called to a Sioux City house. Officer Jill Ohm was the first to arrive. Police say she struggled with the 27-year-old suspect before the man wounded her in the chin.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A 29-year-old Davenport man has been charged with second-degree murder. The Quad-City Times reports that Devyn Fix was charged Friday for the September 26th shooting death of 18-year-old Thomas Taylor.