Council Bluffs apartment building awash in safety violations

A Council Bluffs apartment building owned by a man incarcerated in North Carolina mental health prison facility faces $40,000 in fines because it didn't register for the city's building inspection program. That didn't stop Council Bluffs city officials from finding 183 violations at the building.

Source: Council Bluffs Nonpareil

Posted on: December 11, 2016

Concern grows with increase of massage parlors in Iowa

An increase in the number of massage parlors Iowa has resulted in occasional arrests for prostitution and concerns about human trafficking, among other things, The Des Moines Register reveals in this report. While some parlors appear to be legitimate businesses, others discreetly offer sex for money, law enforcement officials The Register spoke with said.

Source: Des Moines Register

Posted on: November 22, 2016