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Daily Record, Dec. 11, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Rean Allen Webb made an initial appearance on a possession of methamphetamine-second offense charge and two counts of a probation violation charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel on the possession charge. The ...

China ups pressure as tech exec’s hearing goes into Tuesday

Money & Markets

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened ...

Shameik Moore slings webs as 1st biracial Spider-Man in film

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A journal entry penned when Shameik Moore was teenager laid out one of his dreams — to play Spider-Man on the big screen. That dream is now partially realized with Moore serving as the voice of the web-slinger in the new animated film, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ...

Council debates city hall hours

Todays News

Marshalltown residents may have 30 minutes less to conduct business at city hall if councilors vote in favor to change building hours. Current business hours are 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m., with the exception of Parks and Recreation office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The relative success of ...

13th Street holiday market slated for Thursday

Todays News

Pop-Down for the Pop-Ups is a new event coming to the 13th Street District from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Various businesses in the district will have extended business hours, holding open houses. In addition, they will play host to “pop-up” or temporary shops within their ...

Man charged with domestic abuse assault

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week on charges of domestic abuse assault-first offense. Garrett Donald Allard, 18, was found to be primary aggressor in an incident in the 200 block of North Seventh Street, according to ...

Domestic abuse assault charges filed

Todays News

A Marshalltown woman was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week on charges of domestic abuse assault-first offense. Raelene Elizabeth Needham, 29, was found to be primary aggressor in an incident in the 1000 block of West Boone Street, ...

Scramble is on to find new White House chief of staff

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new ...

No jail for Baylor student accused of fraternity party rape

Todays News

WACO, Texas — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient punishment for men accused of sexually ...

‘Vest for the Best’ equipment delivered to Marshalltown

Todays News

The protective equipment was delivered Tuesday at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The project was spearheaded by the Advocates for Marshall County Rescue Personnel and the equipment was purchased from RMA Armament of Centerville. It is meant to protect local law enforcement officers, ...

Bringing holiday joy to Iowa Veterans Home residents

Todays News

The 17th Annual Marshalltown Central Business District (MCBD) Adopt A Veteran Christmas Party was held Sunday night in the Malloy Leisure Resource Center of the Iowa Veterans Home. Every year, residents who don’t have family or friends in which to spend the holidays, are signed up to receive ...

Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can’t-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century. “This is ...

Cardi B, Pharrell, Kanye draw crowds during Art Basel Miami

Entertainment

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world’s best artists during Art Basel. Less than 24 hours after announcing she was splitting from her ...

Student in the spotlight — Charlie Gilbertson

Todays News

Keeping busy and helping others is what one Lenihan Intermediate School sixth-grader does best. Charlie Gilbertson enjoys sports like swimming and baseball, fellowship with his church youth group, reading and providing community service through Lenihan’s leadership group, Ricochet. ...

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other ...

Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

Todays News

PARIS — Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole country. The ...

Former Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90

Todays News

ROSEAU, Minn. — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland, a farmer from northern Minnesota who was tasked with selling President Jimmy Carter’s unpopular Soviet Union grain embargo to other farmers, died Sunday. He was 90. Bergland died at a nursing home in his hometown of Roseau, ...

Memories live on in hearts of Albion School alumni

Todays News

ALBION — Since the time of its all-school reunion photoshoot in May 2018, alumni of the Albion School knew the building’s days were numbered. Since Dec. 3, a demolition crew has been working to raze the defunct school building, which for years had been used as a community center and is ...

After a long, bumpy journey, ‘Mowgli’ settles in at Netflix

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — To say Andy Serkis has been through the wringer with his adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” is a bit of an understatement. It was always going to be an ambitious project for a first time director — dark, intense and more in the spirit of Kipling’s ...

Mayor Greer wins ‘Exemplary Public Servant of Year’

Todays News

“Marshalltown will return stronger and better,” is a statement heard often from Marshalltown Mayor Joel Greer. A positive attitude in the face of challenges confronting Marshalltown in the wake of July 19’s EF-3 tornado is but one reason why he won the Exemplary Public Servant of the ...