DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A woman has assaulted a Des Moines man who tossed a toaster pastry and wrapper onto the woman's 2-year-old child in her car. The incident happened Tuesday night at a convenience store. The woman told officers that as she was pumping gas, she saw her child throw items out a window. Police say security video shows a man walk over, pick up the items and toss them back into the car. Police say the mother then attacked the man. No arrests have been reported.
COGGON, Iowa (AP) - Firefighters say they have extinguished flames on a historic railroad bridge in Linn County. Coggon Fire Captain Jason Hartman says firefighters put out the fire on the Buffalo Creek bridge last night. No injuries were reported. Hartman says the curved truss bridge is unique and of historical value to the people of Coggon.
LAUREL, Iowa (AP) - State regulators are investigating a hog manure spill in Jasper County. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a farmer had called yesterday after spotting dead fish and crawdads in a tributary of Alloway Creek. Environmental specialists tracked the manure spill to a hog facility owned by Clinton Vos of Newton. It was determined that manure was leaking from a wall of a hog confinement.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A Jackson County convicted felon has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for gun possession. Forty-eight-year-old Terrance Kilburg of Bellevue was sentenced yesterday after pleading guilty in April to being a felon in possession of firearms. Kilburg says he owned 15 firearms and various forms of ammunition.
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