Never Another New Year’s Celebration

On December 31, 2015, in Anniversaries, The Families, by Jody Ewing

When Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities, published in 1859, he wasn’t thinking about the days leading up to Christmas, the short time between Christmas and New Year’s Day, or the beginning of yet another year without long awaited answers. Yet in the first few words of this remarkable novel, he seems to […]

Beth Ricketts

On February 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Beth Ann Ricketts Homicide Name: Beth Ann Ricketts Age at Report: 31 YOA 4000 Dubuque Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case # 1997-57018 NamUs MP # 17248 Last Seen Alive: Dec. 22, 1997 Reported Missing: Dec. 23, 1997   Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk […]

Waterloo

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Waterloo, Iowa         With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have posted information that may assist in solving these crimes.   Homicide Friedrich Paul “Fred” Widmann 30 YOA Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County October 11, 1908 Fred Widmann, a Waterloo Police Department patrolman, was shot at approximately […]

Black Hawk County

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Black Hawk County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Black Hawk County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have […]

Homicides 2000 – Present

On October 12, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (2000 – present) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from the year 2000 to the present, and are […]