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Margaret Steinle

December 6, 2017 by Quad City Times

Quad City TimesA Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Divine Mercy Parish, St. Paul's Catholic Church in Burlington, with the Rev. David Steinle as celebrant and the Very Rev. Marty Goetz as co-celebrant. Music will be ...

West Burlington youths living with a rare disease

November 23, 2017 by Burlington Hawk Eye

Burlington Hawk EyeOlivia's reading hobby wasn't severely affected by her disease, but her acting certainly was. She's back on stage again, and just played Sebastian the Crab in West Burlington Junior High's production of “The Little Mermaid.” She's also returned to ...

QC area high school results for Wednesday, November 22

November 22, 2017 by Quad City Times

United Township, 5 p.m.; North Scott vs. Rock Island, 6:45 p.m.; Pleasant Valley vs. Moline, 8:30 p.m.); Iowa City High at Burlington, 1 p.m.; Cedar Rapids Prairie at Muscatine, 7 p.m.. Dec. 19 -- Davenport Assumption at Davenport Central; Davenport ...

Jim King named American Welding Society Teacher of the Year

November 18, 2017 by Burlington Hawk Eye

Burlington Hawk EyeJim King has been teaching welding for more than 40 years, at Burlington High School, Fort Madison High School and Southeastern Community College. FORT MADISON — Jim King's 40 year career as a welding instructor is twisting tale of happenstance ...

Sanders Meets With Burlington Students About Opioid Crisis

November 17, 2017 by U.S. News & World Report

Sanders Meets With Burlington Students About Opioid Crisis. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan have met with Burlington high school students to talk about the opioid crisis in the state and around the country. Nov. 17 ...

Iowa Gender-Fluid Teen Brutalized: Man Convicted Of Murder

November 4, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.comAt trial this week, prosecutors said Johnson was wearing a pink headband and hair extensions when Sanders-Galvez and his cousin saw the teen at a store, followed Johnson in their car, then took the teen to a Burlington home. The cousins attacked the ...

Jury finds Jorge Sanders-Galvez guilty

November 3, 2017 by Burlington Hawk Eye

Burlington Hawk EyeSanders-Galvez was convicted of the March 2, 2016, killing of Johnson, a 16-year-old Burlington High School student, who was bound, tortured and executed in an alley behind a home near Fourth and Walnut streets. He bled to death after being shot twice ...

Defendant Convicted in Gender-Fluid Iowa Teen's Death

November 3, 2017 by Advocate.com

Advocate.comBurlington is in Des Moines County, but the trial took place in nearby South Lee County, in the second change of venue granted in the case. Sanders-Galvez testified Thursday that he did not kill Johnson, did not even know the youth, and was not at the ...

Mother says justice was served in Kedarie Johnson murder trial

November 3, 2017 by DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.comKEOKUK, Ia. — It took a jury just 90 minutes Friday to return a guilty verdict in the murder of Burlington High School junior Kedarie Johnson, a gender-fluid teenager whose case attracted national attention. The jury found Jorge Sanders-Galvez, 23 ...

Jorge Sanders-Galvez found guilty of first degree murder in Kedarie Johnson Case

November 3, 2017 by KWQC-TV6

KWQC-TV6KEOKUK, Iowa (KWQC)- 23-year-old Jorge Sanders-Galvez was found guilty of first degree murder in the case of 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson. Johnson was a gender fluid Burlington High School student that was found dead in an alley around 11:30 p.m. on ...

Accused killer deflects blame in Kedarie Johnson murder trial

November 2, 2017 by DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.comKEOKUK, Ia. — The man accused of murdering a gender-fluid teen in Burlington took the stand Thursday to deny that he had anything to do with the slaying. Jorge Sanders-Galvez, 23, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kedarie Johnson, a ...

Hook, line and Rinker

November 1, 2017 by Burlington Hawk Eye

Burlington Hawk EyeThere is something distinctly aquatic about 33-year-old Rinker's campaign for Burlington City Council, and maybe it started back in high school when Rinker signed up for naval warfare. Today, he has ditched the military boats in favor of splash pads ...

2nd defendant in Kedarie Johnson slaying extradited to Iowa; DNA found on murder weapon

October 30, 2017 by DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.comAfter being held in Missouri for more than a year, Jaron Purham arrived in Burlington in the “early afternoon” Sunday, Des Moines County Sheriff Mike Johnstone confirmed. Purham is charged with first-degree murder jointly with Jorge Sanders-Galvez in ...

SCC's Auto Tech Program in West Burlington, IA, Offers Careers a Jumpstart

October 30, 2017 by Autobody News

Autobody NewsCordell Scarborough, 17, a West Burlington High School junior, and Brock Anderson, 17, an Illini West High School junior, tighten lugnuts on the front driver's side tire of Anderson's 1998 Chevy S10 in the Automotive Technology lab at Southeastern ...

Detective chokes up on the stand; murder weapon introduced in Kedarie Johnson trial

October 27, 2017 by DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.comKEOKUK, Ia. — A detective with the Burlington Police department choked up on the stand when presented with Kedarie Johnson's high school ID card while testifying in the trial of the man accused of killing the 16-year-old Burlington High student ...

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