NOTICE: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant(s) is/are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The Independence Police Department reminds the public that even during the national COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and protection of area citizens remains the department’s priority. Following the speed limit is one way you can help make the community safer.
INDEPENDENCE – A 21-year-old woman is being held in the Buchanan County Jail on a $30,000 cash or surety bond following a weekend break-in at West Elementary School.
A Buchanan County deputy remained hospitalized Tuesday after his patrol vehicle was struck on Saturday, April 18, by a pickup driven by a suspect fleeing from the scene of a hit-and-run of a pedestrian in Oelwein.
A Buchanan County deputy remained hospitalized Monday but is on the mend after his squad car was struck by an SUV driven by a suspect fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run of a pedestrian in Oelwein.
PARIS (AP) — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. France’s…
This November, the Independence Bulletin Journal will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I (The Great War). To help us present this crucial point in history, and celebrate those who served our great nation, we would like to extend an invitation to the Independence community.