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Daily Record, Feb. 2, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Crystal Cardona made an initial appearance on an unlawful possession of prescription drugs charge, a false identity information charge and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The ...

Google’s AI push comes with plenty of people problems

Money & Markets

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently declared that artificial intelligence fueled by powerful computers was more important to humanity than fire or electricity. And yet the search giant increasingly faces a variety of messy people problems as well. The company has vowed ...

Natalie Wood’s drowning now considered ‘suspicious’

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — New witnesses emerged in the 1981 drowning of actress Natalie Wood, which has prompted investigators to deem it a "suspicious death" and to name her former husband, 87-year-old actor Robert Wagner, as a "person of interest" in the case, Los Angeles sheriff's officials said ...

Spotlighting the natural world at Grimes Farm

Todays News

The Grimes Farm and Conservation Center’s annual photo contest has been a tradition the last 17 years. And while the culmination of these photographers’ efforts will take shape during the contest ceremony held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, it is a year-long effort. “This is a ...

Amazon’s quarterly profit tops $1 billion

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — It was a prime holiday season for Amazon: The online retailer's quarterly profit soared past $1 billion for the first time in its more than 20-year history as it sold more voice-activated gadgets, enlisted new Prime members and benefited from its recent purchase of Whole ...

Man charged with forging stolen checks

Todays News

A theft of two stolen payroll checks last year from the local Hoglund Bus Co., later altered and cashed, resulted in the arrest of a Nebraska man, said Capt. Brian Batterson of the Marshalltown Police Department. Rafael Ramirez-Cardenas, 28, was arrested at the Marshall County Courthouse ...

Traffic stop leads to meth arrest

Todays News

A traffic stop by Marshalltown police earlier this week led to the arrest of Diego Nathaniel Murillo, 20. He was charged with possession of meth with the intent to deliver more than five grams — a Class B felony. MPD Capt. Brian Batterson said Murillo was wanted on a warrant and taken into ...

Tip to MPD results in arrest

Todays News

Officers from the Marshalltown Police Department were dispatched to a local convenience store earlier this week from a tip a wanted person was in a vehicle near the store. Police contacted a male who was in the vehicle, and he said the female suspect was in the store. Police located a female ...

A cookie spectacular

Todays News

Wednesday afternoon, the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its sixth annual Chamber Member Appreciation luncheon, with the added bonus of a friendly, yet competitive, cookie baking contest. “This is the first time we’ve had members bake cookies for this, having done cupcakes ...

Daily Record, Feb. 1, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Larz Sean Christopher McIntosh made an initial appearance on a burglary-second degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Feb. 9. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or ...

Apple to respond to US probes into slowdown of old iPhones

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers whose devices bogged down. The company acknowledged the probes late Tuesday after both The Wall Street ...

Legislation raises concerns

Todays News

A bill requiring local communities to comply with federal immigration agencies is making its way through the state House of Representatives, and the legislation is getting some local push-back. “I’m not aware of there being any agencies in Iowa that do not comply or work well with federal ...

Honoring ‘defenders of the Union’

Todays News

On Wednesday, Iowa Veterans Home staff welcomed visitors bearing a $5,000 gift which will benefit residents. Pictured in the Scheeler Administration Building are from left, while holding a $5,000 check facsimile, are Dan Evans of John Deere Financial, Kathy Kleywegt of JDF, IVH Volunteer ...

Car break-ins hit Melbourne

Todays News

TIMES-REPUBLICAN MELBOURNE — A thief or thieves got away with a variety of items after breaking in to at least three vehicles this week in Melbourne. Melbourne Police Chief Mike Ball reports that his office received three complaints of car burglaries over the course of two days in the ...

Concentrating on the corridor

Todays News

Dozens of people trickled into the Woodbury Elementary School cafeteria Tuesday evening to get more information on the Highway 14 Corridor Study taking place on the north side of town. “This is really an information-gathering session, to inform the community about the project, but also to ...

Daily Record, Jan. 31, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Jesse Ceniceros made an initial appearance on a pre-trial release violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. Ceniceros next court date is his arraignment at 1 p.m. on Feb. ...

Amazon, Buffett and JPMorgan join forces on health care

Money & Markets

Three of corporate America's heaviest hitters — Amazon, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase — sent a shudder through the health industry Tuesday when they announced plans to jointly create a company to provide their employees with high-quality, affordable care. The announcement was short on ...

Actor Mark Salling dies weeks after child porn guilty plea

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman in the hit musical-comedy "Glee," died of an apparent suicide Tuesday, weeks after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. He was 35. Salling pleaded guilty in December after authorities said a search of his ...

Trump warns of immigration dangers in State of the Union

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Addressing a deeply divided nation, President Donald Trump called for a "new American moment" of unity Tuesday night and challenged lawmakers to make good on long-standing promises to fix a dangerously fractured immigration system, warning of evil outside forces seeking to ...

City of Marshalltown accepting funding requests

Todays News

There is still time for Marshalltown organizations to apply to the city council for funding. The deadline is noon Thursday. An application and information can be found on he city’s website, marshalltown-ia.gov. It provides a brief project explanation, followed by an application ...