Washington Evening Journal
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Washington, IA 52353
Reporter covering state and federal courts, and whatever legal issues come my way. I also provide live coverage of criminal trials on Twitter @tmehaffey and welcome comments and questions from readers during the trials. Outside of work I love movies, tennis and my Kansas State Wildcats! Go Cats!
Latest Articles by Trish Mehaffey
Jan. 20, 2022 10:04 am
Willard Noble Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Everett Goodale, both 16 and charged with conspiracy to kill Nohema Graber, a Fairfield High School Spanish teacher, are in court Tuesday seeking to reduce their $1 million cash-only bail.
Community Sep. 30, 2018 5:17 pm
WILLIAMSBURG ? It's that time of year when folks come from all over Iowa County and beyond to see a live nativity scene, complete with Sandman the camel, Poncho the burro and a few other exotic animals, who may not have been in Bethlehem that night, but are in this farmer's scene.Dennis Oliver, of Bellevue Farms located south of Williamsburg, who raises quarter horses and sheep along with exotic animals, sets up ...
Community Sep. 30, 2018 5:16 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS ? A 25-year-old Toledo man was sentenced to nearly eight years in federal prison Tuesday for his involvement in an ice methamphetamine trafficking ring in Eastern Iowa.Kelbie Struve pleaded guilty in September to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Court documents show the drug conspiracy spanned from November 2012 through August 2016. Struve, who was in the conspiracy with seven others, was ...