A Siouxland man has been convicted of supplying alcohol to a teenage girl who later died in trafficaccident.
Seventeen-year-old Mary Hughes, of Salix, died Feb. 21 in a collision as she was driving on Interstate 29 south of Sioux City.
Authorities later said her blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit.
The Iowa State Patrol says it learned that the alcohol Hughes drank before her death had been supplied by 26-year-old Robin Armfield, of Hornick.
Armfield was found guilty on Thursday of supplying alcohol to a minor, a serious misdemeanor.
He faces up to a year in jail.
A SIOUX CITY WOMAN IS BEING TREATED AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL AFTER BEING STABBED MULTIPLE TIMES.
SIOUX CITY POLICE RESPONDED TO A STABBING INCIDENT THURSDAY MORNING AT 6166 HARBOR DRIVE.
OFFICERS FOUND THAT 30 YEAR OLD LYNDEA BOETGER HAD BEEN STABBED AT LEAST TWICE AND TOOK A SUBJECT INTO CUSTODY.
THE INVESTIGATION FOUND 26 YEAR OLD CARLOS THOMAS BARRERA OF SIOUX CITY HAD GOTTEN INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH BOETGER AT ANOTHER LOCATION.
HE STRUCK HER IN THE MOUTH AND STABBED HER TWICE. THE TWO RETURNED TO A HOTEL WHERE BOETGER CONVINCED BARRERA TO ALLOW HER TO CALL FOR MEDICAL HELP.
HOTEL STAFF BECAME AWARE OF THE SITUATION AND PROVIDED FIRST AID.
OFFFICERS SAY BOETGER IS BEING TREATED FOR NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.
BARRERA HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH WILLFUL INJURY AND AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT AS THE TWO ARE IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP.
A Siouxland man could be a fined after he was caught on film dumping a truckload of trash into a river.
An unidentified man captured the photo and posted it on www.iowasportsman.com - drawing dozens of angry responses.
The man was later identified as 76-year-old Joe Linn of Correctionville. DNR officials met with Linn, who agreed to remove the materials from the Little Sioux River.
Dumping materials into rivers is prohibited by state law. It's unclear what penalties Linn might face.
RESIDENTS WHO LOST THEIR HOMES TO SUMMER FLOODING LET GO THEIR FRUSTRATIONS ON THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS IN SIOUX CITY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
THE CORPS CONDUCTED "INFORMAL AFTERNOON MEETINGS WITH PROPERTY OWNERS AT THE HOLIDAY INN.
JODY FARHAT, CHIEF OF MISSOURI RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT, EXPLAINED THAT THE CORPS HAD FLOOD CONTROL AS ITS TOP PRIORITY BEFORE THE EVENTS OF THE SUMMER:
FARHAT SAYS RELEASES ON THE MISSOURI ARE LOW NOW TO ALLOWENGINEERS TO MAKE SURE THEIR INFRASTRUCTURE IS READY FOR NEXT SPRING
THE CORPS THEN HOSTED A FORMAL MEETING ON ITS MISSOURI RIVER OPERATING PLAN THURSDAY NIGHT IN SIOUX CITY AT THE HOLIDAY INN ON GORDON DRIVE, BEGINNING AT 7PM.
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