SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man suspected in the Sioux City stabbing death of a Nebraska man. Sioux City television station KTIV reports that the 29-year-old suspect was found and taken into custody Wednesday night in Sioux City. Online court records don't show that he's been formally charged. Police say Nebraska resident Vincent Walker was attacked Sunday afternoon and died later at a Sioux City hospital. He lived in Winnebago, Nebraska.
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - A San Diego developer has sued Mason City and the Chamber of Commerce Foundation, alleging breach of contract and interference. The lawsuit was filed by G8 Development Inc., which is owned by Phillip Chodur. It alleges the chamber interfered with his contract to build a downtown hotel. The chamber director declined to comment on the lawsuit.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - The president of Briar Cliff University in Sioux City intends to leave his position at the end of the upcoming fall semester after serving less than two years. Hamid Shirvani said in a college news release Wednesday that the decision "is a result of a combination of family, personal and professional considerations." Shirvani began his Briar Cliff stay on June 1 last year, replacing Bev Wharton, who led the private Sioux City college for 15 years.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - United Airlines says it is saddened by the death of a giant rabbit after a flight from London to Chicago and is reviewing a lawsuit filed by the animal's owners. The lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges the airline was negligent in the death of a rabbit named Simon. In response, United released a statement saying the company is "saddened by Simon's death in April" and that the airline is "currently reviewing" the complaint.
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