26, Nov 2014 - Madison, IA Lawsuit Could be Filed Over New Prison
FORT MADISON, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Corrections is still waiting to move prisoners into its new state-of-the-art prison and now a lawsuit could be coming. The new Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison was supposed to open this spring. However that opening has been delayed due to problems with the geothermal system. Director John Baldwin tells Radio Iowa that the fault lies with the ...
26, Nov 2014 - Madison, IA Judge sentences woman to 25 years in newborn kidnapping case
MADISON -- A federal judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who kidnapped her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside in freezing temperatures in Iowa to 25 years in prison.
26, Nov 2014 - Story, IA Wisconsin: Woman who kidnapped newborn nephew sentenced to 25 years
MADISON, Wis. -- A federal judge sentenced a Colorado woman Monday to 25 years in prison for kidnapping her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and leaving him for dead behind an Iowa gas station as police closed in, calling her a chronic liar who would have let the child die.
24, Nov 2014 - Kidnapper's mother, children beg judge for mercy at sentencing
MADISON, Wis. — The mother and children of a Colorado woman who took her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside an Iowa gas station in freezing temperatures are asking a federal judge to have mercy on her.
11, Nov 2014 - Madison, IA NEW INFORMATION: Judge sentences woman to 25 years in kidnapping
A federal judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who kidnapped her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside in freezing temperatures in Iowa to 25 years in prison.
09, Oct 2014 - Madison, IA Iowa's new prison also had flaws in smoke system
The Iowa Department of Corrections is disclosing more construction problems at the new $132 million maximum-security prison, which has been delayed for months.
09, Oct 2014 - Madison, IA Problems At Fort Madison Prison
The Iowa Department of Corrections is disclosing more design problems at the state's new but empty $132 million maximum-security prison.
09, Oct 2014 - Madison, IA New Fort Madison Prison Closer to Opening
FORT MADISON, Iowa — After months of delays, the Iowa Department of Corrections thinks it has solved all of the problems at the new state prison in Fort Madison. The $132 million prison was supposed to open in March. That was delayed because of problems with the geothermal heating system at the facility. It was delayed again because of problems with the smoke control system. The Department of ...
04, Apr 2014 - Des Moines, IA New Iowa prison nearly ready for prisoners - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA
FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's new maximum-security prison in Fort Madison is nearly ready to house prisoners. The Burlington Hawk Eye reports ( http://bit.ly/1gQR6zi ) prison officials expect to move into the new facility sometime in the next few weeks once the State Fire Marshal approves.
04, Apr 2014 - New Iowa prison nearly ready for prisoners
FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa's new maximum-security prison in Fort Madison is nearly ready to house prisoners.
03, Apr 2014 - Madison County bans firearms from courthouse
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Officials in Madison County have banned firearms from the courthouse following a gun scare in the building. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of the ban. Madison County was the last of 16 counties in its judicial district to enact ...
02, Apr 2014 - UConn makes itself at home in NCAA win at Garden
NEW YORK -- Playing with the swagger of a home team on a neutral court, the Connecticut Huskies turned back the Iowa State Cyclones 81-76 on Friday night in the semifinals of the NCAA East Regional at Madison Square Garden, their "home-away-from-home." UConn (29-8), the seventh seed, faces the winner of Virginia-Michigan State on Sunday for a spot in the Final Four. With a large legion of fans ...
01, Apr 2014 - Fort Madison, IA Fort Madison shooting suspects pleaded guilty in court Friday
Two Burlington, Iowa natives are in court Friday in connection with a shooting in Fort Madison.