Muscatine Officer Involved In Shooting

According to the Iowa Department of Public Safety, an officer from the Muscatine Police Department deputy was involved in a shooting after a traffic stop on Friday evening. ┬áPreliminary reports indicate that the deputy was the only one to discharge a weapon. A press release from the Muscatine Policy Department indicates that around 10:08 p.m., […]

Iowa City to Host First Black Workers’ Conference

The Iowa City Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO is hosting its first ever Black Workers’ Conference on Jan. 16 to “bring together black workers active in their unions or communities.” Union members and area workers in the Hawkeye State are invited to the conference at the ICFL Hall on 940 S. Gilbert Court in Iowa City […]

Angela Davis to ‘INSPIRE’ at Fall Fundraiser

Dr. Angela Davis will be the keynote speaker at the Chrysalis Foundation’s 2016 INSPIRED fundraiser in Des Moines on September 29. The Chrysalis Foundation was founded in 1989 by social activist Louise Rosenfield Noun, Senator Elaine Szymoniak and attorney Barbara Barrett to “provide Iowa women and girls leadership skills, educational and economic opportunities, and a […]

Autumn Steele Remembered in Burlington

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the police shooting of 34-year-old Autumn Steele, demonstrators gathered outside the Burlington Police Department on January 6. The “Justice for Autumn Steele-One Year Later” rally has been promoted by organizers as “A Walk through Burlington to Remember Autumn on the Day Burlington Iowa Cop Jess Hill Took Her Life.” […]

Autumn Steele Documentary Slated for 2016 Release

A new documentary about the unarmed police shooting of Autumn Steele will be released in 2016. Currently titled Project Autumn, filmmakers have advertised the film as a documentary that will explore “the story of Autumn Steele who was shot and killed on Jan. 6 2015.” On the morning of January 6, 34-year-old Autumn Steele was […]

The Unarmed Shooting of Autumn Steele: One Year Later

The community of Burlington, Iowa will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the accidental shooting of 34-year Autumn Steele by police officer Jesse Hill on January 6, 2015. Steele’s family, friends and supporters will gather at the Burlington Police Department, located at 424 N. 3rd St. 52601 in Burlington, at 1 pm in their call for […]

Anti-Trafficking Fundraiser in the Quad Cities

Braking Traffik and The Quad Cities Lodging Association are hosting “an evening of fun and entertainment to stop human trafficking in the Quad Cities area” on January 28. As reported by Iowa Free Press, “The Davenport non-profit group Braking Traffik and the Quad Cities Lodging Association are teaming up to continue the fight in eradicating […]

Report: 191 Million Voter Records Exposed In Database Configuration Issue

A Reditt user, Chris Vickery, has posted that they had found the addresses, date of birth, phone numbers and more for 191 million registered voters in America due to a database configuration issues . ┬áThe user has updated their Reditt post to indicate that the database is now offline. I’m Chris Vickery. I know your […]

State Senator to Host Forum on Education, Mental Health

Iowa State Senator Matt McCoy is hosting a public forum on education and mental health at the Des Moines Public Library on December 12. According to McCoy and other legislators, the issues surrounding education and mental health will be major priorities for the 2016 legislative session. McCoy’s legislative assistant, Taylor Van De Krol, told Iowa […]