Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found west of Early, Iowa. The Sac County sheriff's office says authorities received a call Thursday morning from someone who found a 21-year-old woman running from a vehicle and claiming she had been kidnapped. Deputies found a suspect hiding in a nearby barn. They arrested 21-year-old Kirk Riley Levin. Levin faces assault and kidnapping charges. While investigating the matter, authorities found the body of another woman at 2242 Ira Avenue. The state medical examiner is conducting an autopsy.
The FAA is investigating the deadly crash of a medial helicopter in north central Iowa. The crew on board was from Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa out of Mason City. A paramedic, nurse, and pilot were killed in the crash near Ventura. The helicopter was on its way to pick up a patient in Emmetsburg.
You might get to keep your dollar and still be able to cross the Decatur bridge. Nebraska and Iowa are working on an agreement to take ownership of the toll bridge that connects the two states, and that would get rid of the toll. Right now, the nearly 2,000 vehicles that cross it daily don't pay for the rising cost of maintenance and repairs.
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