‘Lack of decency’: Judge gives prison time to Edwardsville couple in elder abuse case

Jacob and Kayleen Dean had pleaded guilty to criminal neglect of an elderly person under the condition of sentences of no more than 10 years for a charge that can carry up to 14 years in prison. On Friday, Madison County Circuit Judge Kyle Napp sentenced Jacob Dean to six years in prison and Kayleen… Read More ‘Lack of decency’: Judge gives prison time to Edwardsville couple in elder abuse case

Bought your dream house in Israel? Now make sure it doesn’t turn into your worst nightmare

You’ve bought a home. A lawyer helped you examine everything, so now you can sleep soundly in your new master bedroom knowing that you’ve done everything a buyer should do to avoid any problems. That’s what a lot of people thought, too, only to discover they were wrong. And, when problems involve real estate, they… Read More Bought your dream house in Israel? Now make sure it doesn’t turn into your worst nightmare

Branstad appointee faces potential conflict in pipeline case

IOWA CITY, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s pick to chair the Iowa Utilities Board has a potential conflict in a hotly-contested case on whether to build a major oil pipeline, a review by The Associated Press shows. Geri Huser’s brother has represented farmers who oppose the $3.8 billion pipeline that would transport crude oil from North… Read More Branstad appointee faces potential conflict in pipeline case