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CRESCO, Iowa (AP) - A northern Iowa woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a hospital auxiliary. Howard County Court records say 57-year-old Rebecca Creger, of Cresco, is charged with theft and ongoing criminal conduct. Court records don't list an attorney for her. The records say she told an investigator that she needed the money for medical bills and that she wanted to pay it back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his home in central Ohio. The College Football Hall of Fame member was 87. His four daughters call him a "a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a respected coach to many." Bruce succeeded Woody Hayes as Buckeyes football coach and had an 81-26-1 record. He won or shared four Big Ten titles during his time as coach from 1979 to 1987.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Charges have been filed against an Iowa City woman who told police she drank several cans of beer one day last October before providing day care to an infant who died later that day. Court records say 49-year-old Wendy Young is charged with neglect or abandonment of a dependent person. Her attorney didn't return a call Friday. The records say Young acknowledged drinking 10 to 12 cans of beer before the child arrived at her home.

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) - A woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida where she used the same gun to slay her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity has been captured at a South Texas resort. Two federal deputy marshals arrested 56-year-old Lois Riess Thursday night at a restaurant in South Padre Island. Riess had been on the run since March when her husband was found fatally shot at their home in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota.

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