Teen who shot 3-year-old with BB gun released from prison
A Sioux City man has been released from prison less than two months into his seven-year sentence for shooting his 3-year-old sister in the face with a BB gun.
District Judge Steven Andreasen reconsidered 18-year-old Adrian White's sentence earlier this week and suspended the remainder of White's prison term. White is now on three years' probation.
White was sentenced after pleading guilty Sept. 11 to assault and child endangerment.
Prosecutors say White was 17 in May when he shot the preschooler twice in the face. One BB fractured the girl's jaw and the other entered her eye and lodged next to her brain. Surgery was required to remove one of the BBs, but doctors determined the other was too risky to remove.
1 killed, another injured in Cedar Falls overnight shooting
Police in northeastern Iowa are investigating an overnight shooting that killed one man and left another injured.
Cedar Falls police say officers were called to the College Hill area for a report of a shooting around 12:45 a.m. Saturday. Arriving officers found 18-year-old Alex Michael Bullerman, of Waterloo, in a backyard suffering from a gunshot wound. Bullerman was taken to a local hospital, where he died.
Police say about an hour after the report, officers were notified of a second man with a gunshot wound who had been taken to a hospital by private vehicle. Police say that 18-year-old man was treated and released.
No arrests had been reported by midmorning Saturday, and police have asked the public for information in the case.
Judge denies Quincy motion to dismiss most of Lovelace suit
A federal judge has denied the city of Quincy's request to dismiss most of a lawsuit filed by a former Illinois prosecutor who was found not guilty in the 2006 death of his first wife.
U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough ruled on Thursday the lawsuit filed by Curtis Lovelace and his family may proceed.
Lovelace was arrested in 2014 on charges he suffocated Cory Lovelace eight years earlier. His first trial ended with a deadlocked jury. A separate jury found him not guilty in March.
Lovelace sued two months later, saying he was the subject of malicious prosecution and was deprived of due process. He says evidence was withheld and fabricated by Quincy police.
Hundreds attend funeral for Rockford police officer
Hundreds of law enforcement officers, family and friends have attended the funeral for a Rockford police officer who died in the line of duty after a traffic stop.
Services were held Saturday for 30-year-old Jaimie Cox. A procession that included hundreds of police and fire vehicles then escorted Cox's body from the church through the city of Rockford. People lined the procession route in many areas to pay their respects.
Cox joined the department last year after serving in the National Guard and in the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' law enforcement division.
He died of blunt force trauma early Sunday when he was found entangled in a pickup truck that crashed into a tree. The pickup truck driver died from multiple gunshot wounds.
The Associated Press