Smith was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday after being admitted earlier in the week “for an acute illness related to a chronic medical condition”
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Kirkwood Community College is hosting a screening of “13th,” a 2016 documentary about the history of racial inequality in the U.S., on Feb. 23 at Paramount Theatre. There will be a Q&A session with Kevin Gannon, a Des Moines history professor who contributed to the film.
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Government & Politics Dec. 14, 2021 6:08 pm414d ago
Although members of the Iowa Board of Parole had unanimously recommended that the governor consider granting the requests from five prison “lifers,” the governor did not approve the extraordinary remedy.
Michael A. Dutcher, 28, previously said he would plead the slayings were in self-defense or defense of others, but court filings this week show he plans to plead guilty to charges of first-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping and attempted murder.
An Iowa City mother said she felt numb when the Iowa Board of Parole announced its decision last Tuesday to give Lamar Wilson, 27, work release after serving only about three years of his 24-year sentence for killing her son, Kaleek Jones, 22, on the Ped Mall on Aug. 27, 2017.