DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a man has been injured in a fire at a northern Des Moines industrial park. The Des Moines Register says the fire broke out Wednesday at an area containing tanks of diesel and gasoline held by fuel and trucking company Keck Energy. Des Moines Fire Department spokesman Brian O'Keefe says a man injured was taken to a hospital. No other information about the man, including his name or medical condition, was released.
JANESVILLE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities in northeastern Iowa say a woman has been killed and her daughter injured when they were hit by a pickup truck as they walked on a rural road at night. The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Kristine Martinson and her adult daughter were walking on Mark Road about six miles southwest of Janesville when the pickup crested a hill around 9 p.m. Tuesday and hit them. Officials say Martinson was taken with severe injuries to a hospital, where she died.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Lottery officials are looking at how they could offer sports betting if Iowa lawmakers legalize it next year. The Iowa Lottery Board discussed sports betting Wednesday at a meeting in Clive. The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to expand sports betting last month, and Iowa lawmakers will likely consider legislation next year to bring sports betting to Iowa.
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) - A Clinton woman accused of shaking her infant daughter and tossing her into a bassinet has been given a suspended sentence. The Clinton Herald reports that 22-year-old Naelynn Trude was sentenced last week to five years suspended and two years of probation. Investigators say Trude acknowledged shaking the little girl in July and tossing her into the bassinet while she continued to cry. A doctor says the baby's injuries included a skull fracture and retinal bleeding.
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