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President Trump puts Iran on notice after more bad behavior

President Trump puts Iran on notice after more bad behavior

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump and his administration put the nation of Iran on notice Wednesday night with a statement for his National Security Advisor: Recent Iranian actions, including…

Convicted meth dealer sent to jail for 14 days

Convicted meth dealer sent to jail for 14 days

MASON CITY – A convicted Mason City meth dealer has been sent to jail for 14 days. Jay Barrientes, age 50 of Mason City, was convicted of dealign meth back…

Albert Lea man caught passing bad check at Fareway

Albert Lea man caught passing bad check at Fareway

MASON CITY – An Albert Lea, Minnesota an is faces two felony counts of forgery after he was caught at a local grocery store passing a bad check. Mason City…

Enjoy your Super Bowl party booze, but get home safely with help from AAA and Budweiser

Enjoy your Super Bowl party booze, but get home safely with help from AAA and Budweiser

BURNSVILLE, MN – Traffic fatalities in Iowa jumped from 315 in 2015 to more than 400 in 2016 with numerous high-profile impaired driving crashes. To help remove impaired drivers from…

Mason City man busted on federal warrant for dealing meth

Mason City man busted on federal warrant for dealing meth

MASON CITY – A Mason City man has been nabbed on a federal warrant for dealing meth. Michael Adam Nalan, age 33, was caught by law enforcement Tuesday afternoon at…

Gov. Branstad signs bill into law slashing state budget

Gov. Branstad signs bill into law slashing state budget

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad today signed the following bill into law: Senate File 130: an Act relating to public funding and regulatory matters and making, reducing, transferring, and supplementing…

Mason City police warn of phone scam

Mason City police warn of phone scam

MASON CITY – Mason City police are warning of a phone scam. Police say they have had three local businesses so far that have reported a phone scam. Someone is…

Mason City woman caught stealing at Walmart

Mason City woman caught stealing at Walmart

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was taken to jail for stealing from Walmart. The incident took place Saturday, January 28, 2017 at about 7:40 PM, when Mason City…

North Iowa woman puts car in ditch, goes to jail for drunk driving

North Iowa woman puts car in ditch, goes to jail for drunk driving

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Iowa City police investigate three armed robberies

Iowa City police investigate three armed robberies

IOWA CITY – Iowa City Police officers are investigating three reported robberies that happened between the evening hours of Tuesday, January 31, 2017 and the early morning hours of Wednesday,…

Estherville couple arrested for exposing children to meth

Estherville couple arrested for exposing children to meth

ESTHERVILLE – An Estherville couple was arrested recently after an investigation showed they exposed two young children to the dangerous drug methamphetamine. On January 30, 2017, the Estherville Police Department…

Iowa man charged with receipt and possession of child pornography

Iowa man charged with receipt and possession of child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man is facing federal charges for possessing child pornography on his computer and flash drive. Donald Etheredge, age 51, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been…

Grassley helps introduce bill to combat lawsuit abuse

Grassley helps introduce bill to combat lawsuit abuse

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas, the former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced legislation today to reduce frivolous…

Iowa gets first true road win of season, beating Rutgers 83-63

Iowa gets first true road win of season, beating Rutgers 83-63

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Iowa defeated Rutgers, 83-63, on Tuesday night. Iowa (13-10, 5-5) got its first true road win of the season and evened ints Big Ten record. Iowa improved…