Many other Iowa casinos expected to open sportsbooks before the start of the NFL season. Harrah's and Horseshoe casinos in Council Bluffs said their sports books will open Aug. 23
Xavier Smith-Catchings entered a written plea Wednesday to a charge of second-degree murder, Pottawattamie County District Court records show.
The advisory is in effect for Avenue A between 27th and 25th Streets, 2514 W. Broadway and 2650 W. Broadway.
A federal judge rejected arguments by Council Bluffs, Iowa and Nebraska that Prairie Flower should have been shut down.
According to an affidavit filed Friday, Emanuel J. Rodriguez, 44, fondled two girls on multiple occasions between Jan. 1, 2017 and May 17, 2019.
Pottawattamie County Attorney Matt Wilber said in a press conference Monday that Officer Paul Damrow “reasonably believed that deadly force was necessary” to defend the woman, April Montello-Roberts, from Troy E. Petersen’s threat.
Troy E. Petersen, 28, was fatally shot Wednesday as he held a gun on his alleged accomplice, April M. Montello-Roberts, 44.
Wednesday afternoon, authorities found the body of a 51-year-old man inside a home about 2½ miles away from where the shooting occurred.
Council Bluffs police are investigating the death of a 52-year-old man, calling his death suspicious.
The 15-year-old girl will not be charged with making a false report, Council Bluffs police said.
Thirty-seven kids from across Nebraska and the U.S. came to the 28th annual Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp. "A lot of these kids might be the only one in their school system who's in a wheelchair," the camp director said. "It's great to watch the camaraderie that develops."
A 15-year-old girl told officers that she was running on Mall Drive about 8:30 a.m. when a man about 45 to 50 years old grabbed her by the arm. The teen said she struck the man and ran away.
Two Council Bluffs residents woke up to the surprise of a bobcat walking down the sidewalk Sunday morning.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s criminalistics lab identified the body as that of Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada, 25, of Council Bluffs. On Nov. 28, 2009, Murillo’s parents reported him missing after he became upset and ran out of their home, police said.
Bicycle riders enjoy the camaraderie and energy of the annual event.
Some 200 people arrived at The Grass Wagon in Council Bluffs early Wednesday to listen to presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is headed to Iowa, spending part of Saturday in Council Bluffs.
Trash collection will begin at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, officials said. Collections normally begin at 7 a.m.
The former vice president will appear at The Grass Wagon at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The appearance, described on Biden’s website as a community event, is open to the public, but guests must RSVP.
For a $15 family pass, families get admission and transportation by bus (in Omaha) or trolley (in Council Bluffs) among a half-dozen venues.
The Enhance Iowa Board awarded $1,449,648 in Community Attraction and Tourism grants to sports complexes in Council Bluffs and West Des Moines, a swimming pool in Cascade and a cinema in Iowa City. The awards were approved at Wednesday’s meeting in Des Moines.
Council Bluffs residents Lynne Branigan and Gardner Broadbent spotted a bobcat behind their house off Madison Avenue near Timbercrest Drive Saturday.
The Council Bluffs Police Department reports that a vehicle struck The Hub Fly Zone Trampoline Park Wednesday evening.
The new lights also should save energy and possibly money, because LEDs use less electricity and last longer than their predecessor bulbs.
A bright yellow "STORE CLOSING" sign is hanging above the store's entry. The closing reportedly is set for Aug. 3.
Tom Hanafan said he's not interested in the position on a full-time basis.