Iowa man allegedly took kids out in blizzard
DEFIANCE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say charges may be filed against a western Iowa man who they say traveled through Monday's blizzard with his two children in search of firewood.
The Shelby County sheriff's office says Doug Welsh, of Shelby, had driven 25 miles to get firewood from someone near Defiance when his pickup got stuck in a snowdrift. He walked to a nearby house to borrow a shovel, leaving his children behind.
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