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One charged with murder and robbery in killing of Iowa teen

A 28-year-old Des Moines man was arrested and charged Monday with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the killing of a 17-year-old. Officials believe additional arrests are to come. They also believe that the teen was targeted, and it was not a random crime.

Iowa sex offenders now required to report social media identities

The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that sex offenders must report their social media identities and other digital information as part of the state sex offender registry. The court found that this does not violate an offender's right to free speech. Five out of seven justices agreed, but the opinion emphasized the fact that the decision does not prevent them from using social media, and they are not required to disclose passwords.

Man pleads guilty to lesser charge in Fort Dodge murder

A 26-year-old Lafayette, IN man was set to go on trial Monday, March 25, 2019 for first-degree murder in the killing of a 26-year-old woman in August 2017. Her body was also burned. Instead, he pleaded guilty to attempt to commit murder, desecration of a corpse, and accessory after the fact. Those charges are respectively considered a class B felony, a class D felony and an aggravated misdemeanor in the state of Iowa.

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