Editor’s Note: The Patch community in Iowa includes nine cities: Ames, Ankeny, Cedar Falls, Iowa City, Johnston, Marion, Urbandale, Waukee and West Des Moines. We thought it’d be a good idea to give you a sampling each week of what’s been appearing on Patch around the state.
Iowa City police had in custody early Sunday morning before the bodies of his grandparents were discovered in Manchester. Police apprehended Sweet in Manchester a day later on two charges of first-degree murder.
A 15-year-old autistic Urbandale boy who was Tased by police after an incident at the movie theater has .
In Ankeny, Cocoa, a 5-year-old miniature dachshund "weiner dog" is not getting a second chance from City Council. After biting two children, the dog has been deemed vicious, which means the owner .
Friends and family are pitching in to help injured Cedar Falls soldier Taylor Morris, who lost both legs, his left arm from the bicep down and his right hand in an . .
The current Jessica Pray, of Johnston, has spent the last several weeks conducting for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
A shooting that left three hospitalized at an apartment complex near Kirkwood Community College was , Marion Patch reports.
In Ames, a study by two Iowa State University professors suggests, despite plenty of claims to the contrary, that has actually .
A Waukee team have launched Goodsmiths, an online "marketplace for makers," that could , Etsy, which has left many frustrated.
Finally, we go to our West Des Moines Patch where a holdup at a local hookah shop lead to questions about the .