AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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IOWA CITY — A Roman Catholic diocese on Wednesday defended its decision to continue employing a priest who told police he was trying to rape a woman when he was arrested naked in an Iowa mall in 2013. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 570 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
CLARINDA — Two Iowa departments are investigating complaints of restraints, assault and abuse at a foster home and treatment facility for troubled youths from Iowa and other states, officials said. SENT: 430 words.
CRUISER STRUCK-DRUNKEN DRIVER — Cerro Gordo County court records say a Clear Lake woman who crashed into a deputy’s vehicle while driving drunk was sentenced to a year in jail, but all but two days were suspended.
ATTEMPTED MURDER-MOM — A trial has been scheduled for a northern Iowa woman accused of injecting her mother with insulin in an attempt to kill her.
CYBERSTALKING SENTENCE — A man accused of posting nude photos of his ex-girlfriend on Craigslist has been sentenced in South Dakota to nearly six years in a federal prison.
POND RESCUE — A man rescued from the frigid water of a suburban Des Moines pond is grateful.
DES MOINES — Iowa’s women’s basketball teams made history on Monday when the Hawkeyes, Cyclones and Bulldogs all made it into the Top 25 for the first time in 20 years. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--NORTHERN IOWA-UTAH ST — Northern Iowa plays Utah State at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
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