Susan Freeman-Murdah, the director of Broadway Neighborhood Center, was found not guilty Friday of failing to fulfill her duties as a mandatory reporter. Freeman-Murdah was charged Feb. 1 with failing to report allegations of sexual abuse after the mother of a 3-year-old child approached a teacher in the Broadway Neighborhood Center’s Headstart program in December […]
Chaden Djalali — currently a professor and chair of the Department of Physics and Astonomy at the University of South Carolina — was named dean of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, according to a University of Iowa press release. Djalali will start his position August 15. “I am truly honored […]
Judge Stephen Gerard announced today that the jury has found Susan Freeman-Murdah not guilty of failing to report sexual abuse allegations to authorities. More updates will be available.
Federal Emergency Management Agency officials announced in a press release Wednesday the University of Iowa’s second appeal to receive funding to replace the UI Museum of Art facility. UI officials appealed to the agency they would be unable to obtain insurance for any collections that would be housed in the building if it was renovated, […]
The second half of day two of Susan Freeman-Murdah’s trial is underway at the Johnson County Courthouse. Freeman-Murdah was charged Feb. 1 with failing to fulfill her duties as a mandatory reporter when she didn’t report a suspected child abuse incident in December 2011. So far today the jury of seven has heard testimony from […]
At least two mandatory reporters have seats in the jury pool for Broadway Center director Susan Freeman-Murdah’s failure to report case. After more than three hours of a jury selection process, Sixth District Judge Stephen Gerard and attorneys for the state and for Freeman prepared for the case to go to trial, and the second […]
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northeast Johnson County and Southeast Linn County.
A 20 month-old child was pronounced dead after being taken to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics for having troubles breathing Monday. According to an Iowa City Police press release, on April 30 at 12:06 p.m., the Iowa City Police Department, the Iowa City Fire Department, and Johnson County Ambulance Service responded to 2018 […]
Following an alleged case of size discrimination at the Union Bar, 121 E. College St., city officials have ordered the bar to dismantle its dance platform. The Department of Housing and Inspection Services inspected the bar on Monday and sent out a formal violation order the same day. “We told them that they had to […]
By Tommy Reinking firstname.lastname@example.org Kickin’ It Old School’s stellar defense paved the way for a 1-0 victory over Sons of Thunder in the intramural co-rec soccer championship at the Hawkeye Recreation and Tennis Complex on Tuesday night. Kickin’ It Old School player Megan Kerns scored her team’s only goal 35 seconds into the game. The […]