02, Sep 2014 - Johnson, IA Work release escapee charged with sexual assault
A man sentenced to five years in prison for pulling a gun on a woman in Iowa City last year and who escaped from work release has been charged with attempting to sexually assault a 15-year-old girl.
01, Sep 2014 - Johnson, IA Court broadens scope of death penalty retrial
IOWA CITY (AP) â€” An appeals court says the death penalty retrial for an Iowa woman convicted of helping kill five people in 1993 will be broader than the trial judge wanted. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that jurors must first decide whether Angela Johnson is eligible for the death penalty, and then whether that should be imposed on each count. The ruling is a victory for ...
01, Sep 2014 - Johnson, IA Police find man with meth-making ingredients at Iowa City apartment
A North Liberty man faces up to 10 years in prison after being found with meth-making ingredients back in April. Members of the Johnson County Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 1257 Slothower Ave. in Iowa City on April 7, according to North Liberty police criminal complaints. Investigators discovered meth labs and ingredients in the residence. The items seized were fingerprinted and ...
31, Aug 2014 - Johnson, IA Court broadens scope of Iowa death penalty retrial
An appeals court says the death penalty retrial for an Iowa woman convicted of helping kill five people in 1993 will be broader than the trial judge wanted.
03, Apr 2014 - Johnson, IA Attorneys say Bloomfieldâ€™s release from prison is unique
The man accused of killing his wife 17 years ago in Iowa City has been released from prison and is back at his home in Minnesota awaiting trial, marking the first release of a person charged with first-degree murder in Johnson County in at least 20 years.
02, Apr 2014 - Johnson, IA Ailing Bloomfield granted release from prison
The man accused of killing his wife 17 years ago in Iowa City has been granted a release from prison. The Iowa courts website indicates that John Bloomfield, 73, has been granted a release from the Iowa Medical and Classification Center prison in Coralville.
02, Apr 2014 - Johnson, IA Iowan shot during drug sting gets 10 years - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A 24-year-old man who was shot twice during a 2012 undercover drug sting in Johnson County has been given 10 years in prison. The Iowa City Press-Citizen says ( http://icp-c.com/1dkF8bb ) Demarco Dudley was sentenced on Monday.
02, Apr 2014 - Johnson, IA Judge releases dying Iowa murder defendant from prison, letting him live in Minn. until trial
IOWA CITY, Iowa â€” A cancer-stricken 73-year-old man charged with strangling his wife in 1997 and dumping her body in a ditch can leave Iowa's custody and live under strict monitoring at his Minnesota home until trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.
01, Apr 2014 - Judge rules Iowa City apartment lease clauses illegal
? A Johnson County judge has ruled several provisions commonly included in many apartment leases are illegal under Iowa law.