On August 11, 2014, officers from the Caldwell, Idaho Police Department asked for Shaniz West's permission to enter and search her home. They were looking for her ex-boyfriend. West authorized the search and handed over her keys.

“A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” — The Second Amendment to the US Constitution

JOHNSTON, IOWA (January 15, 2020) — IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC continues Saturday, January 18 at 11:45AM at the Building 6 auditorium at DMACC's Ankeny campus with Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 15, 2020) — The Moline Foundation is one month away from the 2020 scholarship deadline.

"The streamlined 2020 application process allows students the ability to apply for multiple scholarships, utilizing one comprehensive essay," commented Paul Plagenz, President/CEO of The Moline Foundation.

The simlified application form requires:

On January 14, Senator Elizabeth Warren released a "Plan to Cancel Student Debt on Day One of My Presidency." Warren would use the US Department of Education’s "broad legal authority" to cancel up to $50,000 of debt on behalf of up to 42 million borrowers.

Dr Bandy Lee, a psychiatrist affiliated with Yale University, posits a "'shared psychosis' among just about all of Donald Trump's followers."

Her claim came in the context of a discussion of Alan Dershowitz's use of the word "perfect" to describe his sex life, mirroring Trump's use of that word regarding a well-known phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 10, 2020) — Iowa Supreme Court Acting Chief Justice David Wiggins, West Des Moines, has announced his retirement effective March 13, 2020. Acting Chief Justice Wiggins was appointed to the court in 2003. His complete biography is on the Iowa Judicial Branch website at https://www.iowacourts.gov/iowa-courts/supreme-court/justices/david-wiggins/.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 9, 2020) — Twelve Iowans applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that occurred upon the death of Chief Justice Mark Cady.


DES MOINES, IOWA (January 9, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller will become the longest-serving attorney general in US history on Saturday, January 11.

Miller breaks the record of Michigan Attorney General Frank J Kelley, who served from December 28, 1961, to January 1, 1999. Kelley served 13,519 days, or 37 years and five days.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (January 9, 2020) — Iowa PBS will present exclusive statewide coverage of the 2020 Iowa State Dance Team Championships on Saturday, January 25, at 7PM. The two-hour program showcases highlights of all the winning routines and busy backstage action. The competition will be rebroadcast Sunday, January 26, at 1PM.