Keeping cold cases from being forgotten

On July 14, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Keeping cold cases from being forgotten 7:50 PM, May 11, 2012 Written by Josh O’Leary Iowa City Press-Citizen When Jody Ewing first began writing about Iowa’s unsolved murders, people would ask if she had a personal connection to a cold case that sparked her interest. Until 2007, the answer was always no. On Aug. 28 of […]

Website offers hope to victims’ families

On July 13, 2012, in , by Jody Ewing

Iowa’s cold cases: Website offers hope to victims’ families Three women run the nonprofit organization from their homes 12:09 AM, May 31, 2012 Written by DANIEL P. FINNEY   Online collection of Iowa cold cases: Jody Ewing started the website iowacoldcases.org. The website has information on hundreds of Iowa cold cases. She hopes it helps […]

Tracking Sioux City Cold Cases

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Tracking Cold Cases SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Murder, she wrote: Tracking Sioux City’s unsolved murders By Jody Ewing May 20, 2004 On July 10, 1955, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Mary Davis put her 22-month-old daughter, Donna Sue, to bed in her crib after giving her a bath. Humid temps had reached the mid 90s that day, […]

DNA Plays Key Role in Solving Cold Cases

On March 6, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

DNA Advances SIOUX CITY COLD CASES New advances in DNA technology play key role in solving crimes     By Jody Ewing May 20, 2004   “Most people, probably 85 percent of the population, are what we call ‘secreters,’” says Sioux City Police Chief Joe Frisbie – who joined the department in 1967 and took […]

Terri McCauley

On February 15, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Terri McCauley (Courtesy photo Sioux City Police Department) Terri McCauley SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Teen’s Murder: More Questions than Answers By Jody Ewing July 15, 2004 Early Sunday, Sept. 25, 1983 It is a typical Sunday morning in the Warner-McCauley household, a duplex located at 1501 Pierce St. and shared by 18-year-old Terri McCauley, her […]

Three Victims: Their Lives, Their Deaths

On February 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Three Victims: Their Lives, Their Deaths By Jody Ewing May 20, 2004 Courtesy photo Mike Tuttle Billy Isom (left) was hell bent on playing bass guitar for the Saints and Sinners band, said friend Mike Tuttle (right), despite the fact he didn’t know how to play. Ernest William Isom Jr., called “Ernie” by some and […]

Jesse Hanni, Freta Bostic and Billy Isom

On February 12, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

  TRIPLE HOMICIDE SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Horror of triple murder lingers 30 years later May 20, 2004 | The Weekender By Jody Ewing A snowy haze covered the city the morning of Dec. 3, 1974, as Harriet Isom and her next door neighbor drove across town to her son’s home at 1117 Morningside Ave. […]

Kenneth Harker

On February 11, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

  Courtesy photo Kenneth Harker is shown next to a motorcycle engine many believe is linked to his disappearance. Kenneth Harker SIOUX CITY COLD CASES Kenneth Harker had survived a horrible car wreck, owned a dog and was passionate about building motorcycles. He also disappeared in the fall of 1996, never to be heard from […]