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Why Wall Street’s worried about Tesla

Money & Markets

Elon Musk's track record for technological feats as chief of SpaceX has turned skeptics into believers in everything from his quest to open space travel to Mars to his desire to build a tunnel for high-speed travel between New York and Washington. As Tesla's CEO, his ambitious vision for ...

3 women sue CBS News and Charlie Rose, alleging harassment

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Three women who worked with Charlie Rose filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Friday against CBS News and the television journalist. The lawsuit filed in New York state court seeks unspecified damages. It said the women, who were in their early 20s when they were hired, were ...

A ‘grand opening’

Todays News

STATE CENTER — The stately brick building located at 309 2nd St. SE in State Center has served as the Gutekunst Public Library since 1974. As the result of a year-long building project, the facility has doubled in size — to 8,600 square feet. Today, the public is welcome to view these ...

Seconds matter

Todays News

LE GRAND — “Five seconds makes a big difference.” Marshall County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ben Veren had a lot of advice for East Marshall High School students and staff ahead of ALICE violent intruder training Friday morning. The training, which stands for “Alert, Lockdown, Inform, ...

The sound of sirens

Todays News

There are several ways to know if a dangerous weather is approaching, and tornado warning sirens are one of many ways that message is conveyed. On Thursday, those sirens blared in towns like Le Grand and Gilman as severe weather moved through. However, the sirens in cities like State Center ...

MPD makes burglary arrest

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown man was arrested and transported to Marshall County Jail earlier this week on suspicion of burglary and numerous other crimes. Using information gleaned from Crime Stopper tips, surveillance video and other information, police took Austin Gregory Moser, ...

Man arrested in the theft of dog

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Marshalltown man was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week for allegedly stealing a dog among numerous other charges stemming from a break-in earlier this week. Zachary Blaze Miller, 19, made an initial appearance in ...

‘Poor craftsmanship?’

Todays News

A spokesperson for the Bricklayers & Allied Craftsworkers Local #3 Iowa of Marshalltown has alleged a Omaha, Neb. masonry contractor of “poor craftsmanship in general” at the joint Marshalltown Police Department/Fire Department facility under construction. Concerned, union members even ...

Daily Record, May 4, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Zachary Blaze Miller made an initial appearance on a criminal mischief-second degree charge, a burglary-third degree charge, a theft-fifth degree charge, a public intoxication charge and a trespass-first offense charge. The public defender’s ...

Trump’s NRA address comes after zigzag on gun-control policy

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Back for a return engagement, President Donald Trump's address to the National Rifle Association on Friday comes after he temporarily strayed from the group's strong opposition to tougher gun controls following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida — only to rapidly return ...

Film Academy expels Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski

Entertainment

the associated press LOS ANGELES — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards announced Thursday that it has voted to expel two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of ...

Iowa legislative session is drawing to a close

Todays News

Possibly the most controversial bill to pass the Iowa General Assembly this year was saved for the end: it would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, and it awaits Gov. Kim Reynolds’ signature. “When people say it’s unconstitutional, they’re saying it should be OK to ...

Teen reported missing

Todays News

The Marshalltown Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Marshalltown teenager who has been reported missing. Cassy Morrison, 16, was last seen at Marshalltown High School at about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday wearing a pink coat, blue jeans and carrying a pink ...

Officers respond to ‘possible threat’

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN STATE CENTER — Rumors, social media posts and miscommunication prompted local and area law enforcement officials to rush to West Marshall school buildings in State Center Thursday afternoon after they heard of an alleged armed person intending on inflicting violence against ...

New farmers market opens Sunday

Todays News

Messy Missy’s and several other vendors, all housed at 103 E. Linn St., are broadening their concept. Messy Missy’s Farm and Flea Market is the result of the idea of creating a space that would allow local growers and artisans the opportunity to offer their produce, baked goods and art ...

Woman assaulted with a stick

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN A Le Grand woman was arrested and taken to the Marshall County Jail earlier this week after she allegedly assaulted another woman April 24. Kimberly Marie Rollins, 33, was charged with assault to inflict serious injury, said Capt. Brian Batterson of the Marshalltown ...

Giuliani: Trump repaid Cohen $130K for payment to porn star

Todays News

the associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that Trump repaid his personal attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, directly contradicting the president's past statements. During an appearance on Fox ...

Daily Record, May 3, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Johnathan Michael Albee made an initial appearance on a sex offender registry violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on May 11. Bond is set at $2,000 cash or ...

Planting season is upon us

Todays News

Farm fields across Central Iowa are buzzing with activity after a long winter as farmers work hard to plant corn and soybeans; indications are that now is a good window for planting. Warm weather last week combined with rainier conditions this week have combined to benefit crop planting, ...