DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The project completion deadline and tax credits for wind energy and other renewable energy projects would be extended under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Iowa House. The House voted 91-4 today to approve the measure. It now returns to the Senate for final consideration.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say they have arrested a Cedar Rapids man who was armed with knives near a church. Police received a report this morning about a suspicious person in the parking lot of Oakland Church of the Nazarene. Eighteen-year-old Grant Ajango was arrested in possession of knives. Police say Ajango did not make any specific threats. Ajango faces a serious misdemeanor charge of carrying weapons.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a 4-year-old girl who was killed in an apparent accidental shooting in Des Moines. Police Sergeant Jason Halifax tells the Des Moines Register Lillium Mead was with her parents and two younger siblings when the shooting occurred Monday night in the family's apartment south of downtown. The girl died at Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines.
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities are investigating the discovery of a human skull in western Iowa. The state Division of Criminal Investigation tells The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil the skull was found Monday in Mills County. The Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny will determine details like the gender, race and age of the skull.
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